Spas, those oases of tranquility and relaxation, were once considered a luxury. Today, we understand the value of a spa day for our physical and mental health and wellbeing. Additionally, when spas promote green practices and sustainability, it gives us a chance to feel good about feeling good—and to give back at the same time.
While some men remain doubtful about a day at the spa, many are discovering the benefits of a day of pampering. Not only does spa time help you relax, but it is an essential part of helping keep your skin healthy and your body in tune. These are a sampling of treatments in Phoenix designed for men—but remember, you can book any of the treatments on the spa menu and your technician will customize it to fit your needs.
While some men remain doubtful about a day at the spa, many are discovering the benefits of a day of pampering. Not only does spa time help you relax, but it is an essential part of helping keep your skin healthy and your body in tune. These are a sampling of treatments in Scottsdale designed for men—but remember, you can book any of the treatments on the spa menu and your technician will customize it to fit your needs.
February is an ideal time to head north for a romantic snowy getaway. An ideal long weekend escape is South Lake Tahoe, Calif. If you book a room at the new Landing Resort & Spa, you can enjoy fine dining, skiing at Heavenly Mountain, rooms with fireplaces overlooking Lake Tahoe, and an indulgent spa to boot.
Stacy LeClair thought she had life figured out in her early 20s: two little girls, a husband, a career in the mortgage business. As sometimes happens, though, life turned upside down. She ended up nearly dying from a severe thyroid condition. By age 27, she was a widower with two young girls. During her healing, she found spas.
Arizona spas go beyond basics to create experiences that connect the mind and body and promote self-discovery.
A look at three Scottsdale spas: Aji Spa at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa; Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Boulders; and Well & Being at Willow Stream spa at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.
There's something special about the fresh smell of the desert in the early morning and, at the end of the day, the legendary Arizona sunsets. You won't find a better place for exploring the desert landscape than the AAA Five Diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess overlooking the McDowell Mountains.
Scottsdale, Arizona has some of the world's most luxurious resort spas in the world. No one is certain why the area has so many award-winning spas. Perhaps it's the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert or endless Arizona skies or wisdom of Native Americans who call the Southwest home. Whatever the reason, Scottsdale's resorts offer unique treatments, many using ingredients of the desert's rich bounty—adobe clay to purify the skin, agave to soothe dry skin, jojoba oil to heal, prickly pear to moisturize and creosote to cleanse. Here are some of the most luxurious resort spas in Scottsdale.
These five staycation destinations in Arizona are sure to leave you relaxed, refreshed and rejuvenated. As 2014 winds down, many of us lament the fact that we breezed right through the spring and summer months without taking an extended vacation. While it would be nice to book a 2-week-long vacation to the Bahamas, the reality is that employment and family commitments render a dream gat-away almost impossible to coordinate. One way to enjoy some peaceful time away from the office—without spending much money or time away—is to schedule a staycation.