If you are looking for a break from your hectic lifestyle, a spa vacation may be just the thing for you. There are dozens of world-class spas in the U.S., and many of them are located within luxury hotels.
The Spa at the French Quarter Hotel, which is billed as the largest hotel spa in New Orleans, offers 20 treatment rooms. With the latest aesthetic enhancements, guests can enjoy a range of treatments, including holistic wellness rituals and customized bodywork.
The Park Hyatt, a luxury urban retreat in Midtown Manhattan, also features a secluded, 32,000-square-foot spa. Guests can relax in the sauna or steam rooms or indulge in a variety of specialty treatments. A saltwater lap pool is available for visitors who want to swim.
For a complete relaxation experience, the Mandarin Oriental spa offers a variety of programs, including a number of stress-relieving techniques. Visitors can choose from mind-soothing facials, deep tissue massages, and restorative detox wraps.
Shou Sugi, a Japanese-inspired retreat in the Hamptons, earned top marks for its intimate atmosphere. Featuring Japanese-style ambiance, the 13-room retreat boasts an ice fountain, an intuitive painting room, an eucalyptus-infused steam room, and plunge pools.
Good Housekeeping Institute’s spas are known for their luxurious settings, unique treatments, and personal service. Experts personally vetting each service and facility are sure to create a tranquil, relaxing environment.
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