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Great Spa Cities: Saratoga Springs, New York
Saratoga Springs was the Queen of Spas in the 19th century, and one of the few places in America where you can still have a taste of spas in that era.

Four-Handed Massage - Definition in Spas
Four-handed massage is a sensational experience -- two therapists working on you at the same time! If you're a spa junkie, try it at least once.

The Definition of a Swedish Massage
Swedish massage is one of the major systems of massage in the world. It has a long and proud history, and should be more than a

What Is Trigger Point Therapy? - Triggered Therapy
A trigger point is a hyper-irritable spot that is painful, but there are highly effective ways to treat them during massage therapy.

What Is Thai Massage?
Thai Massage was developed by Buddhist monks 2,500 years ago. Find out what Thai massage is like, and how it differs from Swedish massage.

What Is Swedish Massage?
Swedish massage is a relaxing, full-body massage. Find out what happens during a Swedish massage, the benefits, and why it's called Swedish.

What Is a Full-Body Massage?
What is full-body massage and how does it differ from other kinds of massage? This will explain its history and how to avoid misunderstandings.

How to Give Yourself an at Home Facial
Find out how to give yourself a facial at home, and why it works best when you're also seeing a skin care professional.

Cabana Massage at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale.
Cabana Massage at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale. Page 10.

Guest room at Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona
Guest room at Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Page 5.

The lobby in The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale.
The lobby in The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale. Page 4.

Whirlpool at Agave Spa at The Westin Kierland in Scottsdale.
Whirlpool at Agave Spa at The Westin Kierland in Scottsdale. Page 7.

Photo of Colonial Williamsburg Drummers
Competition is fierce to be one of the young drummers at Colonial Williamsburg. They remain in character and behave like disciplined soldiers. Page 13.

Photo of Colonial Williamsburg Soldiers
Costumed interpreters gather on the green to play drums and fife and march in formation. The public is invited to join in, which kids love. Page 14.

Photo of Colonial Williamsburg Apothecary
A costumed interpreter at the Colonial Williamsburg apothecary shop explains how colonists grew herbs in their garden and bought more exotic herbs. Page 12.

Photo of the museums of Colonial Williamsburg
The DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Musuem has a first-rate collection of furniture and paintings housed near the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. Page 16.

Photos of Spa of Colonial Williamsburg
The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg is in a handsome brick building. Outside an arbor-like walkway is hanging with old wisteria vines. Page 5.

Photo of The Governor's Palace at Colonial Williamsburg
The Governor's Palace is one of the highlights of Colonial Williamsburg, whose Historic District includes more than 500 buildings over 301 acres. Page 15.

Photo of Williamsburg Inn Lobby
The elegant Regency-style furniture in the lobby sits just as it was placed by Abby Rockefeller when The Williamsburg Inn opened in 1937. Page 2.

Photo of Williamsburg Lodge Guest Room
All the guest rooms at Williamsburg Lodge are inspired by American folk art. You can see the real thing at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Musuem nearby. Page 4.

Photo of The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg Treatment Room
The treatment rooms all have a white pitcher and bowl used for a tea inhalation. Before a massage, you inhale a herbal tea infusion that helps you relax. Page 11.

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The Best Spas in Texas
Texas spas tend to be big and flashy. What a surprise! Find out which are the best spas in Texas -- there's plenty to choose from.

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When To Get A Sports Massage for Non-Athletes
Sports Massage isn't just for athletes. Find out what makes it different from other types of massage, and when you should get one.

Best Spas in Georgia
Georgia's greatest spas are by the water -- ocean or lakes -- in lavish luxury resorts within private communities that are true golf destinations.

Travaasa Austin - A Destination Spa in Austin, Texas
Travaasa Austin is a gorgeous destination spa outside of Austin with views, a horse program, farm, great food and wine and a mechanical bull workout!

Why "Masseur" Is Making a Comeback
Find out the history of the word masseur, why it fell out of favor, and how it made a roaring comeback in the gay world.

Round Hill Spa in Jamaica
Round Hill is a casually elegant hotel and spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica, with a celebrity clientele that dates back to 1953. The exceptional spa is in a former plantation house.

Cryotherapy
Did you overdo it on the golf course? Finally, you and Lebron James can have something in common. Cryotherapy.

The Best Massage Oils
Massage oils don't have to be expensive, but you need to buy the right kind of oils. Find out which oils are good for massage, and where to get them.

Make Your Own Salt Scrub - Recipe
You can buy salt scrubs for $30, or you can make your own salt scrub for a fraction of the cost. Salt scrubs are one of the easiest home spa products to make -- and a great gift.

Revive, Reenergize and Get Inspired at Health Spas
Health spas are the perfect place to get energized, inspired and on the path to your best life. Find out more about health spas.

How To Pick a Destination Spa
Destination spas are adult-only wellness retreats geared towards fitness, relaxation and renewal. Find out how to pick the right destination spa for you.

How To Find A Great Massage Therapist
Massage therapists can be right out of school or have twenty years experience -- and cost the same! Here's how to find great massage therapists.

Day Spas and Spa Resorts
Our experienced spa expert dishes on spas, gets strange spa treatments, and works behind-the-scenes so you don't have to. Find out goes on at spas!

Glen Ivy Hot Springs
Glen Ivy Hot Springs is a historic hot springs just an hour south of Los Angeles, but it feels like a million miles away. I went there to spend the day with my boyfriend, and discovered a 12-acre paradise that's the perfect stay-cation.

Airport Spas in the U.S. And Canada - an Expert Guide
Between the long lines and the heavy bags, air travel is hard on your body. Fortunately, more airports are adding spas geared towards travelers.

Where To Stay at Destination Kohler
When you stay at Destination Kohler, an unusual resort spa in the charming village of Kohler, Wisconsin, you have several great choices.

Vdara Hotel & Spa - Review Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas
Vdara Hotel & Spa in Las Vegas is one of the smaller, quieter spas on the Las Vegas Strip, and that's why I love it. Read reviews of Vdara Hotel & Spa.

Why Can't Male Massage Therapists Get Hired?
Male massage therapists are strong, skilled, motivated, and have the stamina to get through long days of massage. So why can't they get hired?

Exhale Spa - Review of Exhale Upper East Side in NYC
Read a professional review of Exhale Upper East Side in NYC, including a visit to a sweaty Core Fusion workout and an unusual Acupuncture massage. Add your own review of your Exhale Midtown or other Exhale locations.

Miraval Equine Experience
The famous Miraval Equine Experience lets you interact with a horse and learn something about yourself. And it just might change your life!

Best Spas in Wisconsin
Who knew that Wisconsin is a great spa destination? Summer is the peak time to visit these highly praised spas, but winter is surprisingly cozy.

Best Spas For Cooking Classes
More spas are emphasizing the pleasures of good food, and many have beautiful cooking schools where you can learn new dishes or hone your skills.

Spa Basics - Etiquette, Treatments, Deals and Lifestyle
This comprehensive resource has basic spa articles on the different kinds of spas, what treatments they offer, and how to pick the right one for you.

Top Ten Reasons To Go To A Spa
Looking for a reason to go on a spa vacation? You can jumpstart a healthy lifestyle, reconnect with people you love, or just get away from it all and lay on the beach. Here are some of the best reasons to go to a spa - and suggestions on where to get the spa experience you're looking for.

The Best Las Vegas Luxury Spas
Vegas spas are the biggest, showiest, and most lavish in America. Find out which Las Vegas spas are the best and what makes them so good.

The Best Las Vegas Luxury Spas
Vegas spas are the biggest, showiest, and most lavish in America. Find out which Las Vegas spas are the best and what makes them so good.

Luxury Spas in NYC - Stellar Service (at a Price)
The best luxury spas in NYC offer gracious service, excellent treatments, special couples rooms, even views and rooftop gardens. But it'll cost you.

Best Jamaican Spas
The best Jamaican spas are clustered around Montego Bay and Negril, the beach-front resort towns in Jamaica's northwestern corner, but there's a spa surprise outside Kingston.

Spas in Nassau and Paradise Island
The Bahamas' most interesting spas include one on a private island; the fantastic Atlantis; Bob Marley's vacation home; and an heir's former estate.

Healthy Cookies - Jam Dot Cookie from Golden Door Spa
Looking for a healthy cookie recipe? This jam dot cookie from Golden Door Spa provides a tasty end to any meal, and is one of its most requested recipes.

Spa Travel in North Carolina
North Carolina spas provide a rich range of experiences, including historic properties, the biggest golf resort in America, and weight-loss programs. Learn about the best NC spas, and which is right for you.

Body Treatments
Body treatments are like a facial for your whole body: they cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate your skin. They can also have a detoxifying effect on your entire system. Learn more here.

Mud Wraps, Mud Baths and Mud Packs
Mud shows up at the spa in body wraps, facial masks and mud baths. So what does the mud do for you? And how can you use it at home?

How To Pick the Right Detox Spa
Detox spas usually make people feel lighter, more energetic and calmer. But not all detox spas are alike, so do your research BEFORE you go.

Hydrotherapy -- What It Does & Why It's Good For You
Spas originated around the concept that water can heal. Hydrotherapy baths are still a wonderful method of reviving your body, mind and spirit.

What is A Destination Spa?
What is a destination spa, how does it differ from a resort spa, and how do you find the right one for you? Find out here.

Seaweed Wraps, Baths and Facials
Seaweed firms, tones and detoxifies the body and is anti-aging for the skin. Here's why spas use seaweed, and how to harness its power at home.

Spa Reviews in Maine
Spa Reviews in Maine. Spas.

The Cliff House Resort & Spa, Ogunquit, Maine
Review of the Cliff House Resort & Spa in Maine, which has a magnificent view of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s a relatively affordable resort spa convenient to Boston.

The Complete Spa Tipping Guide
Spa tipping is customary at spas, but how much and how you handle it depends on what kind of spa you're going to. Find out more about spa tipping.

Relaxation Massage
Relaxation massage is a good choice for someone who get massage as a special treat once a year. It doesn't go as deep, and it's easy to drift off.

What Is a Deep Tissue Massage?
Deep tissue massage is one of the most popular massages. Find out what deep tissue massage feels like and how quickly it can achieve results.

What is Gommage?
Gommage is a highly effective form of exfoliation sometimes used in facials and body treatments -- and getting more popular for home exfoliation.

Body Scrub Uses and Benefits - Spa Treatments
Body scrubs are one of the best, and most under-rated, spa treatments. Find out what a professional body scrub can do that you can't.

What Is a Happy Ending Massage? And Is It Legal?
A happy ending massage takes place when a massage ends with an orgasm, usually through a hand-job. It's illegal in the U.S, but not that hard to find.

Extractions in a Facial: What You Should Know
Extractions are the part of a facial that can hurt. Find out what they are, how they should be done, and whether there are any risks.

Top Massages to Get When You're Ready for a Change
Swedish and deep tissue massages are great, but it's good to try something new. Here are ten massages to try when you're ready for a change.

Skin Analysis in a Professional Facial
Skin Analysis is a very important step during a facial. The esthetician determines your skin type, condition and the best course of treatment.

Being Nude at the Spa - What to Expect
Being nude is often a big issue with first-time spa-goers. Find out will happen during your spa treatment and why you don't need to worry!

Spas & Nudity - A Nude Swiss Spa Experience
Swiss spas (like most European spas) have a much higher tolerance for nudity than American spas. Wrapped in a towel, I was way overdressed.

What Is a Resort Spa? - How to Find the Right One
Resort spas have changed a lot in recent years, with more providing genuine wellness experiences. Learn how to find the right resort spa for you.

What Is a Facial Mask? - Types, Benefits & Ingredients
A facial mask can work wonders for the skin. Find out what's in a facial mask, what it treats, and how to find the right one, or even make your own!

What Happens During a Massage Therapy Treatment?
Find out what happens during massage therapy, the different types of massage therapy you can get, costs, and when you shouldn't get massage therapy.

The Ten Most Popular Massages
There are lots of different kinds of massage, and sometimes the same massage goes by different names. Learn which one is best for you.

What Is a Day Spa? - Spa Basics - Travel
There are more day spas than any other type, and there is a big range in terms of price, quality and experiences. Here's what you should look for.

What Is a Facial? - The Basic Steps
A facial is a great way to take care of your skin. Find out what happens during a facial, why it's good for your skin, and how often you should get one.

First Time at the Spa - The Basics & Advice
Is it your first time at the spa? This article will answer all your questions -- what spas are, how much they cost, and what will happen there.

What Happens During Couples Massage
Couples massage is getting more popular at spas. It's for lovers, friends, moms and daughters. But how do you know if it's a good choice for you?

What Is a Spa? - Definition and Examples
The word spa conjures up images of relaxation -- but what exactly IS a spa, what are the different types of spas, and what should you expect from them?

How to Learn Basic Massage Techniques
Understanding basic massage techniques will give you an understanding of what happens during a massage, and how to give one to someone you care about.

How To Get Rid of Cellulite Without Expensive Treatments
Cellulite is women's #1 beauty issue. Even skinny women suffer with it. Here's what you can do to get rid of cellulite yourself, inexpensively.

At-Home Body Scrubs - How to Body Scrub at Home
At-home body scrubs are a great way to keep your skin healthy and beautiful without spending lots of money at the spa. Here's everything you need to know to give yourself an effective body scrub at home.

What Happens During an In-Room Massage?
In-room massage is getting a therapeutic massage in your hotel room. So why do so many people expect sex?

How to Find a Medical Spa You Can Trust
Medical spas offer more aggressive and results-oriented treatments. But there is a wide range of medical spas, and it pays to do your homework.

Learn How to Have Beautiful Skin
Beautiful skin begins with a good home skin care routine with products that are right for your skin. Facials and a good esthetician can help set you on course.

Best Spas In New England - Spas
New England's best spas offers something year-round, with skiing, hiking, and spectacular fall foliage. Find the best spas in New England.

What Is a Sugar Scrub and How Is It Used?
A sugar scrub is a gentle form of a body scrub, and ideal for sensitive skin. Find out what happens during a sugar scrub, and how to do it at home.

What Is a Salt Glow Body Treatment?
A salt glow at the spa will leave your skin silky smooth and soft. Find out what happens during a salt glow.

What Is an Esthetician?
Estheticians are trained professionals who give facials and skin care advice. Learn what they do and how to find a highly skilled esthetician.

What Are Korean Body Scrubs?
There are many body scrubs, but none as effective as Korean body scrubs. You'll be amazed by all the dead skin that comes off in thin, grey ropes.

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The Surprising Spas Of Sri Lanka
With elephant safaris, ancient Buddhist cities, and unspoiled Indian Ocean beaches, Sri Lanka is a hot new destination. So how good are its spas?

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Medical Spas
A medical spa is a hybrid between a medical clinic and a day spa, offering services like Botox, Restylane, and laser treatments Learn more about medical spas, what to watch out for and how to find the right one for you.

Should You Tip At A Medical Spa?
Should you tip at a medical spa? The old answer was

How Often Should I Get A Facial?
How often you should get a facial? That depends on a lot of factors, including skin type, age, budget, skin care goals, even where you live.

Miraval Spa's Nationwide Expansion Plans
Miraval Group is starting its nationwide expansion program by opening Miraval Life in Balance Spa at Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California.

What Happens During Watsu Massage
Watsu is a deeply relaxing massage that takes place in warm, waist-deep water. Find out what happens during a Watsu massage and where you can get them.

Popular Spa Destinations in Scottsdale, Arizona
Spas in Scottsdale, Arizona, are some of the best in the country. Here's a list of the best spas in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Sex in the Spa and When It's Okay
Sex and sexual energy sometimes come up in a spa. Here's what happens, what you should do, and when it's okay.

What You'll Find at a Spa Hotel
A spa hotel, also known as a hotel spa, is usually found in big cities and tourist destinations, with luxurious facilities and higher prices than a day spa.

How Skin Brushing Helps With Cellulite
You can't go to the spa every day. But you can give yourself a skin brushing every morning -- and it's one of the best ways to take care of yourself.

Elements of Signature Spa Treatments
What is a signature spa treatment, and is it worth the money? Learn how to break down a signature spa treatment so you know what you're getting.

How to Have a Spa Day at Home
You can have a spa day at home, alone or with friends. Find out easy ways to relax, renew and get inspired with your own spa day at home.

What To Do About a Bad Facial
There are a lot of ways a facial can go wrong -- poor sanitation, damaged skin, an esthetician who leaves the room. Here's what to do if it happens.

The Most Kid-Friendly Spa In America
Hyatt Lost Pines near Austin, Texas, is one of the best family resorts in the U.S., and the most spa-friendly for kids.

How To Find A Great Brazilian Waxer
When you're getting a Brazilian wax, the skill of the waxer is the difference between torture and slight discomfort. Here's what to look for.

Get The Exfoliation of Your Life at A Real Hammam
The Spa at Trump at Trump Soho in NYC goes for a Turkish theme, complete with a hammam experience. So how close is it to the real thing?

Miraval Spa in Tucson, Arizona (Review)
Miraval, a health destination spa in Tucson, Arizona, is Oprah Winfrey's favorite spa. Miraval's emphasizes personal growth through challenges. Read full review of Miraval Spa.

What is A Wellness Spa?
What is a wellness spa and how do you find the right one for you? Find out here.

Are Sweat Lodges Safe?
Sweat lodges have been around for thousands of years and are usually safe. Find out how to participate safely in a sweat lodge ceremony.

Anti-Aging Facials: What to Expect When Getting One
An anti-aging facial focuses on high performance ingredients and treatments to exfoliate and plump up the skin. And women are getting them younger.

How To Make Your Own Sugar Scrub Recipe
You can buy sugar scrubs for $30, or you can make your own salt scrub for a fraction of the cost. Salt scrubs are one of the easiest home spa products to make -- and a great gift.

What is Salt Therapy?
Salt therapy is believed to improve symptoms of asthma, skin conditions and depression. Today it is most commonly experienced in salt rooms.

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The Rugged Spas of Utah
Utah is a surprisingly rich spa destination, with

The Rugged Spas of Utah
Utah is a surprising rich destination for spas, and the perfect choice if you love the great outdoors, including hiking, biking, and skiing.

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What Does A Massage Feel Like?
What does a massage feel like? That depends on two factors: the type of massage and the therapist. Here's how to get the massage experience you want.

What Happened To Miraval at Natirar in New Jersey?
Miraval at Natirar was set to bring the legendary experiences of the Tucson resort to New Jersey and the tri-state area. It never happened. How come?

The Only Spa Packing List You'll Ever Need
Are you planning a trip to the spa, but aren't sure what to bring? Here's a complete packing list, with specialized suggestions for hikers, etc.

Sylvia Sepielli
Sylvia Sepielli is the world's most influential spa designers. Her work is inspired by the land, the traditions and the history of each place.

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The Stunning Spas of San Diego
With its sunny, temperate climate and seaside setting, San Diego has an unbelievable wealth of important American spas. Spa lovers, jump right in!

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Review of Guerlain Spa at The Waldorf Astoria
Guerlain Spa at The WaldorfAstoria is one of the most luxurious spas in New York City. It's white, it's gorgeous, and you get a private spa suite.

What Is a Salt Scrub?
The salt scrub is a spa treatment that removes dead skin cells and leaves your skin soft and smooth. It's for your skin, so don't expect a massage.

What Is a Body Wrap? - Everything You Need to Know
Body wraps can be hydrating, detoxifying or slimming. Find out more what happens during a body wrap and how they work.

Can I Bring My Kids to the Spa?
Spas of all kinds are doing more to accommodate teens and even younger kids who want to have spa services. And they behave pretty well!

Flic Spa - Review of Flic Spa in New Jersey
Can't afford to get away? Try Flic Spa in Bloomfield, New Jersey. It's in a downtown storefront, but you'll feel like you've gone to an exotic island.

What Is Reflexology Treatment?
Reflexology is a misunderstood treatment. It is not simple foot massage. It was not developed in Asia. And it's not just on your feet. So what is reflexology?

Spa Code of Conduct
When you get a massage and the pressure is too much, do you say anything? It's your responsibility to speak up, according to The Spa Code of Conduct.

Sensual Massage - What It Is and How To Give It
Sensual massage is a good way to build intimacy with your partner. Learn the skills, equipment and attitude you need to give a great sensual massage.

Wellness Tourism - What Is Wellness Tourism?
Wellness tourism puts health at the very center of your travel experience, with good food, exercise, spa treatments, spirituality and creativity.

SpaFinder Global Wellness Travel Awards
The Wellness Travel Awards honor travel destinations offering consumers exceptional health and wellness experiences.

Microderm - What Is Microdermabrasion?
Microdermabrasion is a powerful exfoliating treatment. The original microderm uses aluminum oxide crystals; the newer diamond-tip is more comfortable.

What Is A Body Polish? - Spa Body Treatments
A body polish is a spa treatment that leaves your skin silky smooth. Find out what happens during a body polish and how it differs from other body treatments.

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa - Review
Ojai Valley Inn & Spa is a luxury resort spa that has a gorgeous Moroccan-inspired spa, golf, and beautiful spa villas in a Shangri-La setting.

The Lodge at Woodloch - Review
The Lodge at Woodloch in the Poconos is a destination spa just 95 miles from New York City where you can kayak, hike, or even learn to draw.

What Is LED, and What Can It Do for Your Skin?
LED is a cool, painless skin care treatment that can plump up your skin by boosting collagen and treat mild to moderate acne. Plus it's relaxing!

Foto Facial Skin Treatment for Sun Damage & Redness
Foto facial is a skin treatment that uses light-based technology to get rid of brown spots and facial redness. Find out more about foto facials, including how much they cost.

How to Understand Different Types of Spas
There are many different types of spas, including day spas, destination spas, resort, spas, urban hotel spas, mineral springs spas, medical spas and more.

What Is a Photo Facial? (How LED & IPL Differ)
Photofacial or photo rejuvenation is a term light-based IPL treatments that can boost collagen, fade brown spots and diminish broken capillaries - all at the same time!

What Does a Massage Cost?
What does a massage cost? The price will vary, depending on the type of massage you're getting, what type of spa and where you live. Find out more about the cost of massage.

Men Make Up Half of Spa Visits
Men make up nearly half the spa-goers in America. It turns out that are heading to the spa for massage, manicures, facials, even...gasp...waxing!

Resort Spas in Arizona
Find a Resort Spa in Arizona. Spas.

Resort Spas in New Mexico
From the sacred geo-thermal mineral springs in Ojo Caliente to contemporary luxury at Santa Fe’s Encantado Resort, New Mexico has some of the most interesting spas in the country.

The largest and most diverse of Hawaii's island, Big Island offers everything from skiing to desert landscapes -- and lots of fabulous resort spas.
The largest and most diverse of Hawaii's island, Big Island offers everything from skiing to desert landscapes -- and lots of fabulous resort spas.

Resort Spas in Hawaii
Hawaii is packed with fabulous resorts, making it the greatest spa destination in the world. Find resorts on the Big Island, Kauai, Lanai, Maui and Oahu.

Spas - Resort Spas in Massachusetts
Resort Spas in Massachusetts

Spas - Resort Spas in Maui
Maui is the most popular island in Hawaii, with plenty of exemplary resorts, hotels, golf courses, and spas.

Spas - Find Resort Spas in Napa Valley
Find Resort Spas in Napa Valley

Spas- Resort Spas in New York
Resort Spas in New York

Spas - Find A Resort Spa in Palm Springs
Find A Resort Spa in Palm Springs

Spas - Resort Spas in Pennsylvania
Nemacolin Woodlands in Farmington is Pennsylvania's class act, while chocolate lovers flock to the Spa at Hershey Pennsylvania.

San Diego Spas: Spas in San Diego
San Diego has some of the country's most famous spas, including the ground-breaking destination spa Golden Door and classic seaside resorts like Hotel Del Coronado. Here you'll find profiles and reviews of the San Diego's best spas, including destination spas, resort spas and day spas.

Spas - Find A Resort Spa in Santa Barbara
Find A Resort Spa in Santa Barbara

Spas - Resort Spas in the South
Resort Spas in the South

Spas - Find a Resort Spa in Southern California
Find a Resort Spa in Southern California

Resort Spas In New York
New York has a wealth of spas where you can spend the night, including fabulous hotel spas in New York City, bucolic inns, small destination spas, a historic mountain house, and a thalassotherapy resorts on Long Island. Can't spend the night? You can also visit for the day.

Spas -- Stay Spa Reviews in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Stay Spa Reviews in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Spas - Resort Spas in Vermont
Resort Spas in Vermont

Spas - Find A Resort Spa in Virginia and West Virginia
Find A Resort Spa in Virginia and West Virginia

Stay Spa Reviews in British Columbia, Canada
Stay Spa Reviews in British Columbia, Canada

Spas - Resort Spas in California
Resort Spas in California

Spas - Reviews of Resort Spas in California
Spa Reviews in California. Spas.

Spa Reviews in Florida
Spa Reviews in Florida. Spas.

Spas - Resort Spas in Florida
Here's a list of the best resort spas in Florida.

Spa Reviews in Maryland
Spa Reviews in Maryland. Spas.

Spa Reviews in Massachusetts
These are reviews of spas in Massachusetts including destination spas, resort spas, hotel spas and day spas.

Spa Reviews in Nevada
In-depth reviews of the best spas in Nevada, including resort spas in Las Vegas.

Spa Reviews in New Hampshire
Spa Reviews in New Hampshire. Spas.

New Jersey Spa Reviews
Find reviews of spas in New Jersey.

Spa Reviews in New York
Spa Reviews in New York. Spas.

Spa Reviews in Pennsylvania
Reviews of spas in Pennsylvania, including The Spa at Hotel Hershey and The Lodge at Woodloch.

Spa Reviews in Arizona
Spa Reviews in Arizona. Spas.

Spa Reviews in Connecticut
Spa Reviews in Connecticut. Spas.

Spas - Find a Resort Spa in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Find a Resort Spa in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Vegas Spa Reviews
Vegas spas are the biggest, flashiest and most lavish in the world.

Spas - Find An Urban Hotel Spa in California
Four Seasons Hotel in the Yerba Buena arts district is San Francisco's top-ranked hotel spa.

Spa Reviews: Canada
Reviews of spas in Canada.

Cruise Spa Reviews
Spas have made it to the high seas. Read reviews of cruise spas by the About.com Guide to Spas and guest authors.

LA Day Spas: Day Spas in Los Angeles
LA has loads of day spas, from bargain massage shops to private skin care studios to lavish hotel spas. Find reviews of day spas in Los Angeles to help pick the one that's right for you.

Day Spas in New Jersey
Find reviews of day spas in New Jersey.

Day Spas in New York City - Reviews of Day Spas in New York City
New York is the biggest city in America and it seems like there's a day spa on every block. But how good are they? Here you can find reviews of day spas in New York City, including hotel spas.

Spas in Sedona, Arizona: Day Spas in Sedona
Sedona, Arizona, is a small town in one of the world's most beautiful landscapes, with spectacular red rock cliffs and fabled vortexes. Find out more about spas in Sedona.

Spas - Find A Resort Spa in Europe
Find A Resort Spa in Europe. Spas.

Spas - Urban Hotel Spas in Florida
Four Seasons Miami and Mandarin Oriental have beautiful urban spas in Miami.

Spas - Urban Hotel Spas in Las Vegas
Flashy Las Vegas is the place to indulge your wildest spa fantasies. Check out the Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Venetian and others.

Spa Reviews: Mexico
Reviews of spas in Mexico.

Spas - Find A Resort Spa in Mexico
Find A Resort Spa in Mexico. Spas.

Hotel Spas in New York
The Mandarin Oriental in the Time-Warner Center is setting the new standard for urban hotel spas New York City.

Spa Reviews in North Carolina
Spa Reviews in North Carolina. Spas.

Spa Reviews in Amsterdam
Spa Reviews in Amsterdam. Spas.

Spa Reviews in Oregon
Spa Reviews in Oregon. Spas.

Spa Reviews: The Caribbean
Reviews of spas in the Caribbean.

Spas - Find A Resort Spa in The Caribbean and Bermuda
Find A Resort Spa in The Caribbean and Bermuda

Spa Reviews in Utah
Reviews of spas in Utah, including Red Mountain Spa.

Spa Reviews in Vermont
Reviews of Spa Resorts in Vermont, including The Equinox in Manchester.

Brazilian Waxing - All About Brazilian Waxing
Brazilian waxing has far outstripped the old-fashioned bikini wax. Find out what Brazilian waxing is, what happens step-by-step, how much it costs, how to reduce the pain, and how to get the best Brazilian wax.

Wellness Spas in Canada and Mexico
Wellness spas offer a total spa experience. Here are some of the best wellness spas in Canada and Mexico.

Wellness Spa Reviews
A wellness spa is a great way to jumpstart a healthy lifestyle. Read reviews of some of the best wellness spas in the country.

Guest Authors
Read about guest authors who contribute spa articles to About.com.

Wellness Spas in the Northeast
Wellness spas in the Northeast offer a wide range of experiences at a wide range of prices, from rustic seasonal spas to the famous Canyon Ranch Lenox.

Wellness Spas in the South
Wellness spas in the South are a select group of spas that offer a total spa experience. Here are some of the best health spas in the South.

Spa Photo Galleries
In-depth photo galleries of some of the world's finest spas.

Spa Trends - Spa Trends for 2010
Spa trends for 2010 include the growth in authentic hammams (NOT mislabeled steam rooms), membership spas, and a growing focus on prevention of health problems - always a strength of spas.

Spa Reviews in Texas
Reviews of spas in Texas, including Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin and The Watermark in San Antonio.

Spas - Urban Hotel Spas
Dallas, Houston and San Antonio all have fabulous urban hotel spas befitting the grand ambitions of their state.

Wellness Spas in California
California has some of the finest wellness spas in the country, including Golden Door and Cal-A-Vie, along with the more affordable Oaks at Ojai.

Spa Blogs - Blogs About Spas
Blogs about spas in English from spa specialists, travel writers, and everyday consumers who love spas and blog about their spa visits and experiences.

Healthy Living - How To Live a Healthy Lifestyle
Healthy living begins with making a few small changes. Add more veggies to your diet. Find a form of exercise you like and stick with it. Turn off the TV before you go to sleep. Here are some ideas from healthy living experts that can help you lead a happier life.

Energy Work - Types of Energy Work
Energy work affects the body's energetic system, which is both subtle energy within the body and the energy field that surrounds the human body. Energy work can be accomplished through touch, intention, and even

Best US Spas - Best Spas in America
US spas are among the best in the world. If you're looking for a superlative overnight spa experience, here are the best spas in the United States.

Best Spa Vacations By Type
If you're looking for a spa vacation and have a special interest, here are the best spas for health, romance, hiking, detoxing, and more.

Spa Brands
Spa brands like Exhale, Bliss, and Canyon Ranch are becoming more popular. Find out more about different spa brands, what they stand for, and where you can find them.

Best Spa By City
Looking for a spa in a particular city where you live or plan to visit? Here are lists of the best spas by city and state, with reviews so you know what to expect before you go.

Best International Spas
If you're looking to go overseas for a spa experience, check out these articles on the best spas outside the U.S.

Choose A Spa: How To Choose A Spa
Are you confused by all the different spas out there? Not sure which one is right for you? The articles here will help you understand the different types of spas and choose the right one for you.

Types of Spas - Understanding Types of Spas
There are many different types of spas - destination or health spas, resort spas, urban hotel spas, day spas, medical spas, hot springs spas, detox spas, inn spas. It's VERY important to understand the difference so you have the kind of spa experience you're looking for.

Spas - Hair Removal
Hair Removal. Spas.

Spas -- Home Spa Products
These are some products that can enhance your home spa experience.

Spas - Manicures and Pedicures
Manicures and Pedicures. Spas.

Spas - Romantic Spas
Spas are one of the best places for a romantic weekend. Here are some of the best romantic spa getaways -- and ideas to bring a little spa romance into your home.

Spas - Home Skin Care
Why wait to go to the spa? These articles will help you take care of your skin at home.

Wellness Spas in the Southwest
The Southwest is one of the great destinations for wellness spas, with Canyon Ranch Tucson, Miraval and Mii Amo among the best in the country. Find out more about wellness spas, also known as destination spas, in the Southwest.

Spa Etiquette - Etiquette at the Spa
When it comes to spa etiquette, newcomers ask the same question about massage:

Spas -- Spa Glossary
A glossary of most of the terms you'll come across in the world of spas, from Ayurveda to watsu.

Spa Trends - The Hottest Spa Trends
Find out what the hottest, most important, most cutting-edge spa trends are right now...and whether the spa trends of the past are still going strong (green spas) or have fizzled (diamond facials).

Spa Questions - Spa FAQs - Most Frequently Asked Questions About Spas
Do I have to take my clothes off? What do I do with my jewelry? Answers to the most common questions about spas!

Bodywork
Bodywork is a broad term for many different kinds of therapeutic touch, including massage, acupressure, Rolfing, Shiatsu, Feldenkraise, Trager, Craniosacral Therapy, Reflexology, Reiki, and many more. A massage therapist does bodywork, but a bodyworker is not necessarily a massage therapist. There is overlap, and so knowing more about the modality, the training of the therapist, and what results to expect is important.

Massage Therapists
A massage therapist is trained and, in most states, licensed to perform full-body massage. Find out more about the massage therapist and what he or she does.

Types of Massage
There are many different types of massage and bodywork, including Swedish, Asian, Ayurvedic, and energy-based systems like Reiki. Find out more about these types of massage and what they can do for you.

The World's Greatest Spa Cities
All over the world, some cities are famous for their spas. Read more about these cities, why so many spas have located there, and what makes them so great for spas.

Facials and Skin Care
Find out how to create a customized skin care routine for your whole body, with facials, body scrubs and waxing.

Home Spa - How To Create a Home Spa Experience
Creating your own home spa experiences will help keep you healthy and beautiful between visits to the spa. Find out how to create a great spa experience at home, with music, healthy eating habits, and even treatments you give yourself.

Spa Reviews
A collection of spa reviews of some of the finest spas in the world.

Best Spas In The World
Looking for the best spas in the world? Here are lists of the best destination spas, best spas by state and country, and best resort and hotel spas in the world.

Spa Deals - How To Find Spa Deals
Spa deals are out there if you know where to look. Find out a spa insider's secrets for getting the best spa deals and discounts before anyone else.

Resort Spas
The classic resort spa offers golf, spa, swimming pools, tennis courts, and often kids clubs. Find out more about resort spas and how to find the right one for you.

Day Spas
A day spa is place where you can get spa treatments like massage and facials, an important part of your health and beauty routine. Learn more about the day spa, the treatments it offers, and how to find a day spa you can trust.

How To Spa - How To Enjoy Your Spa Visit
Learn

Massage - What Is Massage?
Massage is by far the most popular spa service, but there are many different types of massage. Find out more about massage and which massage is right for you.

Spa Business
Find articles on the spa business, including spa trends, spa jobs, spa people, and what it's like to be a spa therapist.

Deborah Szekely
Find Deborah Szekely's biography, her views on innovation, and the secrets behind the iconic spas she started, Rancho La Puerta and Golden Door.

Spa People
The spa business is very people oriented. Find bios on some of the most important people in the spa industry.

The New Spa at The Breakers
The Breakers is a Palm Beach grande dame with a magnificent new spa in 50 shades of white. Get a free Guerlain makeover with any massage or facial!

The Spectacular Spas of Big Sur
Just 150 miles south of San Francisco, Big Sur has one of the most spectacular stretches of California’s coastline and is known for its adult-only spas.

Health and Wellness Spas
Wellness spas are places where you can jumpstart a healthy lifestyle with an immersion experience of exercise, spa cuisine, lectures and like-minded people.

Spas - Find A Resort Spa in the Los Angeles area
Find A Resort Spa in the Los Angeles area

The Spas of La Jolla
La Jolla is the seaside community north of downtown San Diego, with a perfect climate, bluffs, beaches. and two small but stellar resort spas.

The Magical Spas of Ojai
Just seventy-five miles north of Los Angeles, Ojai is a world apart. Spa-lovers have their choice of two very different properties.

Ouch! What To Do When Your Massage Hurts
Have you ever kept quiet when a massage hurts? You're not alone. But it's okay (and even welcome) to speak up if the pressure is just too much.

What Is Prenatal Massage?
Prenatal massage is very beneficial, but requires a specially trained therapist. Learn the benefits of prenatal massage and what makes it different.

Adventure Spas
Adventure spas can take you outside your comfort zone with all-day hikes, rock-climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding and psychological challenges.

Ayurveda Spas
Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old Eastern Indian medicinal philosophy that is still widely practiced in India and is growing in North America. Find out more about Ayurvedic spas, programs and treatments.

Miraval: Oprah's Favorite Spa
Miraval is one of the best destination spas in the country, winning fans like Oprah Winfrey with its emphasis on challenging yourself and personal growth.

Choosing Female Or Male Massage Therapists
Do you have a preference for a male or female massage therapist? Let me guess. It's a woman. Here's why everyone wants a female massage therapist.

Best Spas in Pennsylvania List - Travel Guide
Pennsylvania is a beautiful, wooded state with some exceptional resorts and spas, including the one-of-a-kind chocolate spa at The Hotel Hershey.

What Is Chair Massage?
Chair massage is a fast, effective way to relieve tension when you're traveling or on a business trip. Find out more about what chair massage is and how to

Eyebrow Shaping - Get the Best Shape for Your Face
A good eyebrow shaping is part of a polished look. Celebrity eyebrow designer Eliza Petruscu shares her secrets for a perfectly shaped eyebrow.

What Is Bodywork?
Bodywork is a broad term for therapeutic touch. But sometimes it can be a word for people who do work without a massage license.

What Are Chemical Peels? What Does It Do for Your Skin?
Find out what chemical peels are, the benefits of chemical peels, the different types of chemical peels, and their differences are.

Essential Oil - What Is Essential Oil?
Essential oil is the pure, undiluted extract of a plant and has therapeutic properties when it's high quality. Find out more about essential oils and how to use them.

How Much Does a Brazilian Wax Cost?
Here's how much a good Brazilian wax costs, and why that $20 coupon may not be a bargain. Learn the marks of quality -- and danger signs.

Spa Week - How to Get the Best $50 Treatments
Spa Week offers $50 spa treatments in the U.S. and Canada every April and October. Here's what you need to know about Spa Week April 11-17, 2016.

Juvenex Spa in New York City - Review
Review of Juvenex Spa in New York City, probably the most high-end Korean spa in Manhattan. It has a jade igloo, mugwort steam room, fantastic Korean body scrubs, and is open 24/7.

What Is A Korean Spa?
Korean spas are growing in popularity in America. Find out what happens at a Korean spa, and how are they different from American spas.

What Is Asian Massage? Where Can I Find One?
Asian massage has a proud history, but in recent years it come to mean something quite different -- a happy-ending (or even

- By Category
An index of categories in the

What Is A Body Treatment? - Spas Basics
Body treatments are a facial for your whole body: they cleanse, exfoliate, and hydrate your skin. Find out more about different kinds of body treatments.

The Best Spas in Dallas
Dallas spas have a reputation for being

The Best Spas in Washington State
Washington spas make the most of the great outdoors, with scenic locations in the mountains, on lakes and the Pacific Ocean. These are my picks for the best spas in Washington.

The Most Pet-Friendly Spas
Looking for a pet-friendly spa? It's not that common, but there are some spas that cater to pets and their people on spa vacation.

Massage: How to Enjoy Your Massage
How do you make the most of your massage? Read these tips on maximizing your enjoyment and the therapeutic benefits of massage.

What Does a Swedish Massage Cost?
How much does a Swedish massage cost? Find out how to get the best deal and make the most of your Swedish massage experience.

Best Spas For Hiking
Looking for a spa with great hiking? These spas won’t disappoint. Not only will their guided hikes pump up your heart rate, they’ll take you through some gorgeous countryside.

What to Look for When Spas Offer Botox
Botox is widely available at spas -- not just medical spas, but many day spas and even resort spas. Is it safe? What should you know when you're getting Botox injections ANYWHERE!

How To Find The Best Spa Deals
Spa deals are easier find than ever. Here's what you need to do to dig up the best spa deals and save.

Spa Manicure and Pedicure - Are They Worth the Price?
A spa manicure and pedicure are more expensive than the corner nail salon. Here's what makes them different, what they cost and whether they're worth it.

Top 10 Spa, Yoga, and Massage Music Albums
Spa music is one of the easiest ways to bring the spa experience home. Here's a list of 10 relaxing spa music CDs recommended by an esthetician.

Romantic Spa Getaway - How To Plan A Romantic Spa Getaway
Want to be sure that romantic spa getaway goes off they way you hope? Remember to ask these questions before you make your reservations.

Spa Services
All spas offer basic spa services, which include massage, facials and body treatments. Find out more about spa services, from the popular to the obscure.

Unusual Things To Do At The Spa
Spas are a good place to try things that are new, unusual and completely out of character. Ride a mechanical bull, get an authentic hammam treatment, or get a tarot reading. You will probably learn something about yourself!

Quartz Massage
Invented in Germany, a quartz massage takes place on a table filled with warm quartz sand. It is relaxing, and balances the body's energy system.

Chromatherapy
When we bathe in the colors of the light spectrum, we feel better. This is the simple but powerful idea behind chromatherapy.

Top Ten Italian Health Spas and Thermal Baths
Dolce Vita's Top Ten Italian Health Spas and Thermal Baths

Lingam Massage: Spas in the Philippines Are Different
If you go to spas in the U.S., there are certain things you expect -- robes, hot tea, and careful draping during your massage so that no skin is ever exposed.

Top 10 Best Day Spas in Vancouver
Although Vancouver, BC is a three-hour drive from my home in Washington state, I venture up there every six weeks to indulge in one of my favorite day spas. Here are my top ten day spas in this vibrant Canadian city. Divine, indeed!

Best Spas in Germany Known for Hot Springs & Nudity
Some of the best spas in Germany are located in Baden-Wuerttemburg, with a wealth of hot mineral springs and a relaxed attitude towards spa nudity.

A List of the Best Spas in Arizona
Arizona is a spa lovers paradise. So how do you choose? This is a list of the best spas in Arizona.

The Best Detox Spas in North America
Detox spas in North America offer a wide variety of detox techniques, including fasting, colonics, diets and spa treatments. Find the right one for you.

Mirbeau Inn & Spa - Review of Mirbeau Inn & Spa in Skaneateles, New York - Finger Lakes Spas
Mirbeau Inn & Spa is an intimate 34-room inn in New York Finger Lakes that makes you feel like you've taken a trip to Provence. Read a professional review of Mirbeau Inn & Spa and write your own.

Best Day Spas in Los Angeles - Spas
There are countless day spas in Los Angeles. How do you tell which spas are the best? This list of the best day spas in Los Angeles will help.

The Medical Spa - The Next Generation of the Spa Industry A Spa Site[R]Guest Article by By Alexis Ufland, Lexi Design - Spa Definition, Design,[R]Development
The Medical Spa - The Next Generation of the Spa Industry A Spa Site Guest Article by By Alexis Ufland, Lexi Design - Spa Definition, Design, Development

Women's Outdoor Lounge where Nude Sunbathing is Allowed - Photos of[R]Journeys Spa at Wyndham Sugar Bay on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Women's Outdoor Lounge where Nude Sunbathing is Allowed - Photos of Journeys Spa at Wyndham Sugar Bay on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Private Nude Sunbathing Deck n the Women's Spa - Photos of The Spa at[R]Doral at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami, Florida
Private Nude Sunbathing Deck in the Women's Spa - Photos of The Spa at Doral at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami, Florida

Spa Nudity - A Guide To Getting Naked At The Spas
Getting naked at the spa can cause anxiety, especially for newcomers. Here's what to expect with spa nudity, and how to stay in your comfort zone.

How To Find the Perfect Spa Day Spa
Trying to find a spa near you? Here's how to find spas, and figure out if they're the right spa for you -- before you even spend a dime!

Water Walking for Strength and Aerobic Fitness
Water walking is an easy, effective, low-impact exercise that can be done in a pool, lake, or the ocean. Here's how to water walk and the equipment needed.

Holistic Healing Center at Nemacolin
Nemacolin in Pennsylvania has a Holistic Healing Center with acupuncture services, healing massages, energy work and special healing programs.

How Much Does a Spa Cost? Ways to Save
Spa costs vary depending on where you live and what kind of spa you're going to. Find out what a spa costs, and how to save.

A Visit To A Hammam
A visit to a traditional Turkish bath, or hammam, in Istanbul can be an interesting spa adventure, but be prepared for some sign language.

Red Mountain Resort in Ivins, Utah
Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah, is a great destination spa for hiking, biking and outdoor adventures in stunning Zion National Park.

Lymph Drainage - Manual Lymphatic Massage
Manual lymph drainage massage is a form of light massage that is good for detoxification, edema, and people recovering from plastic surgery.

The Health Benefits of Massage
Massage is more than a frivolous, feel-good indulgence. Find out about its important health benefits, and who shouldn't get a massage.

What Is a Native American Sweat Lodge?
An overview of the ceremonial Indian sweat lodge, including its roots in Native-American history and culture, how to stay safe, and where to find them.

Spas - Spa Culture & History
Are you curious about where spas come from? Explore the history of healing modalities and how they have transformed into some of the spa services and technologies offered today.

Lake Austin Spa Resort in Texas
Lake Austin Spa Resort is a friendly destination spa set on a lake outside Austin, with great food, terrific programming, and a lavish spa.

Spas That Specialize in Weight Loss
Spas have various approaches to weight loss and healthy living. Learn about the best weight-loss spas and how they differ in style, approach and price.

What is A Dental Spa?
Dental spas offer the comforts and amenities of day spas -- blankets, hot towels and smoothies -- to help patients overcome dental anxiety.

Should I Go to Esthetician School?
Are you thinking about becoming an esthetician? Here is everything you should know before you go, including salary, job prospects and how to succeed.

IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) Treatment
IPL (intense pulsed light) treatments are a popular, effective treatment for broken capillaries and brown spots. IPL is NOT the same as laser.

What Is Exfoliation?
Exfoliation is an important part of skin care for both your face and body. Find out what exfoliation is, how to do it, and why you shouldn't overdo it.

The Omni Homestead in Virginia
The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia, is one of America's great historic spas, with healing waters that have drawn travelers since 1766.

Popular Virginia Spa Destinations
Virginia is America's original spa destination, with hot springs enjoyed by presidents. Choose from this list of the best overnight spas in Virginia.

How To Start Meditating
People say you can reap the benefits of meditation in five or ten minutes a day. Here is an easy place to start.

Chuan Body + Soul Spa Coming To NYC's Langham Place
Langham Place New York on Fifth Ave. between 36th and 37th Streets has closed its lavish spa to turn it into a Chuan Body + Soul. I can't wait!

Spa Bellagio Las Vegas
Spa Bellagio in Las Vegas offers stellar treatments and a serene respite from one of Vegas' most bustling hotels -- but the show is still on.

The Most Interesting Girlfriend Spa Getaways
All you need for a girlfriend spa getaway is some girlfriends, some time, and a great spa you can all get to and afford. This should help you out!

Exhale Unites Yoga, Core Fusion and Spa Aficionados
Exhale is known for great yoga, Core Fusion classes, and in many locations, its great spa treatments. It's 20+ locations…and growing. a

Green Mountain at Fox Run - Weight-Loss Spa
Green Mountain at Fox Run in Vermont is a weight-loss spa with a history of helping women develop a healthier relationship to food, and themselves.

Best Spas in Vermont
Vermont is one of New England's most beloved destinations year-round. It has gorgeous summers, fall foliage, a long ski season and great spas.

The Sexiest Spa on the Strip
The sexiest spa on The Strip, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas has an exotic feel and seven couples suites destined to bring people together.

Photos of The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas is one of Las Vegas's sexiest hotels. Just check it out -- especially the super-sexy spa!

Photo of Spa Reception at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
Photo of the reception area at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas shows off its sexy 1930s Shangai-style inspirations.

Sexy Locker Rooms The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
Photos of the gorgeous locker rooms at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, with completely up-to-the-minute

Tepidarium Chairs at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
Photo of the lovely tepidarium chairs at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, which are heated from within.

Photo of the Sky Lobby of Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
Photo of the Sky Lobby of Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, which offers some Las Vegas bling (a gold wall) while still being tasteful.

Photo of A Hammam at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
This photo of hammam at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas is simply stunning, and an effort to offer a more authetic, Turkish-style hammam experience.

Photo of The Spa's Ice Fountain
Photo of an ice fountain at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas. You grab a handful of ice and rub it on your body after a steam or sauna.

Photo of the Relaxation Lounge at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas image
This photo of the relaxation lounge at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas is another cozy place to curl up before or after your treatment.

Photo of the Treatment Room at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
This photo of a treatment room at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas show its dark, inviting feel.

Photo of the Chinese Foot Spa at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
Photo of The Chinese Foot Spa at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas. It is inspired by the foot spas of the Far East.

Photo of Couples Suite at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
The photo of a couples suite at Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas is just one of seven of its 17 treatment rooms are set up for couples massage or other treatments.

Photo of Rooms at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
Photo of a room at the gorgeous Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, designed by Adam Tihany.

What Is A Mineral Springs Spa?
Mineral springs fell out of favor for a while, but no one can argue with a good soak combined with massage and relaxation in a beautiful setting.

Why Did We Stop Using "Masseuse"?
Masseuse used to be an honorable profession, and massage parlors were run by nurses. How did we get to where we are today?

How Often Should I Get a Massage?
How often do you have to get a massage to experience it health benefits? It depends on your personal situation, and can change over time.

New Age Health Spa Closed
New Age Health Spa in Neversink, New York, closed in 2011. But another Catskills destination spa is still going strong with juice fasting and detox.

The Benefits of LaStone Therapy
LaStone Therapy is a form of massage that uses hot and cold stones. Find out its benefits, and why LaStone Therapy is better than hot stone massage.

What Is Thalassotherapy? - Definition and Examples
Thalassotherapy is the therapeutic use of seawater, mud, algae and seaweed. France is the epicenter, but you can get the benefits closer to home.

Spa Etiquette - From Stripping To Tipping
Spa etiquette is easy once you know a few basics. Here's everything you Do you HAVE to take off your clothes? How much do you tip? And what should you leave home?

How Gratitude Makes Your Happier
Gratitude is a powerful practice that can literally make you happier with your life. Find out the many ways to create a gratitude practice.

Best Spas in Colorado
Like to ski? Golf? Hike in the country's most gorgeous mountains? Colorado has plenty of great resorts and hotels, with excellent spas.

Best Spas in Utah
Utah spas are perfect if you love the great outdoors. Southern Utah spas in the south are known for spectacular hiking, while skiers head north.

Red Mountain Resort in Ivins, Utah
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Golden Door
Golden Door in southern California was the country's first luxury spa and is still considered the finest. Find out what you get for $9,000 a week!

The Complete Guide To Spa Gift Cards
Spa gift cards are a great, easy gift. Here's a guide on how to get one fast, how to make it more special, and where the big spenders should look.

Nurture Yourself Everyday With a Spa Bath
Transform your bath into a therapeutic and nurturing treatment. Here's how to create a relaxing spa bath experience at home.

Maple Body Scrub
I've had wonderful maple body scrubs but none better than at Mirror Lake Inn, which makes their own scrub fresh every day. And I got the recipe!

Wellness Spas in the Midwest
Wellness spas in the Midwest tend to be small, low-key, and laid back, but still offer an outstanding wellness vacation.

Top Budget Health Spas
Looking for an affordable wellness spa experience, with exercise classes, healthy food and like-minded people? Here are the best budget health spas.

Best Spas in Illinois
Not surprisingly, the best overnight spas in Illinois are luxury hotel spas in Chicago. But there are affordable resort spas nearby.

The Crossings Spa is Now Called Travaasa Austin
The Crossings outside Austin, Texas was sold in 2011 and is now called Travaasa Austin, offering an authentic taste of Texas.

Canyon Ranch in Tucson - The Best of the West
Canyon Ranch Tucson is one of the country's best wellness spas, with medical services, behavioral health, and life-transforming therapies.

Lasers For Hair Removal and Skin Treatments
Lasers are a popular treatment for hair removal and skin rejuvenation. Find out how lasers work, what they do, and how to get a SAFE laser treatment.

The Peninsula Spa in NYC
The Peninsula Spa is one of NYC's most luxurious spas, with a dark earthy design and beds where you can rest after your treatment. Sweet!

Cellulaze - The Best Treatment For Cellulite
Cellulaze is an effective, lasting treatment for cellulite. Find out more about Cellulaze, including how it works and how much it costs.

Facial Masques - What Is a Facial Masque?
A facial masque can work wonders for the skin. Find out what's in a facial masque, what it treats, and how to find the right facial masque for you.

How To Treat Your Skin With Face Masks
A face mask can work wonders for the skin. Find out what's in a face mask, what it treats, and how to find the right face mask for you.

A Day At The Spa
A day at spa can give you a chance to relax and enjoy some treatments without packing your bags. Here are some tips to make sure you enjoy your time.

Miraj Hammam
The first hammam in Canada, Miraj Hammam Spa in Vancouver, British Columbia, is the ideal place to indulge in this cleansing and purification ritual.

Canyon Ranch in Lenox
Canyon Ranch in Lenox is one of the country's best wellness spas. Its strength is the outstanding medical, behavioral health and spiritual staff.

Spa Review: Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires
Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires is one of the country's best destination spas, with everything from meditation to an impressive medical program. Page 2.

Aura-Soma - Soul Therapy Through Aura Soma
Aura-Soma is a reading that uses colored bottles to help people explore their lives. Find out more about aura-soma and how to get a quality reading.

What Is Aromatherapy Massage?
Aromatherapy massage using essential oils is extremely popular. Here's what happens, what it does, and how to make sure it's authentic aromatherapy.

Gurney's Inn & Spa: Review of Gurney's Inn & Spa in Montauk
Gurney's is a Montauk institution, and the closest thing America has to a thalassotherapy spa. Set on the eastern tip of Long Island, Gurney's is known for its spectacular views of the ocean, wide beach, and famous neighbors.

Best Spas in Lake Placid, NY
Lake Placid is one of the most beautiful places on earth, with glacial lake backed by mountains -- and some fabulous resorts with excellent spas.

Brazilian Wax Definition and Information Guide
Find out what a Brazilian wax is, what happens during a Brazilian wax, why to get one (better sex!) and how to get the best Brazilian wax job.

Efflueurage - Definition in Massage
Definition of effleurage, one of the primary strokes used in Swedish massage.

What is a Hydrafacial?
HydraFacial bills itself as medical-grade facial rejuvenation that cleanses, exfoliates, extracts and hydrates in one treatment. But does it deliver?

Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid
Whiteface Lodge evokes the great 19th century Adirondack lodges for wealthy. But you can enjoy Whiteface Lodge year-round -- and it has a nice spa!

Most Common Spa Treatments
What is a spa treatment? Here's an introduction to spa treatments, including massage, facials and body treatments.

Ashiatsu
Ashiatsu -- getting massage with the therapist's feet -- is a way to get more the deep tissue work in a shorter period of time.

Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid
Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid staked out the best spot back in 1926, and today, every one of Mirror Lake Inn's 131 rooms has a view of the lake.

Everything You Need to Know About Body Scrubs
Here's what you need to know about body scrubs, including ingredients, price comparisons, and getting a body scrub at a spa.

Tips on How to Detox at Home - Spa Basics
You can detox at home by changing the way you eat and taking a closer look at what you put in -- and on -- your body. Find out how to detox at home.

Top Ten Things You Need For Your Home Spa
This is a top ten list of my favorite home spa items -- everything you need to create a great spa experience at home.

How Much Should a Day Spa Cost?
Day spa costs vary widely. Find out the range of prices you can expect to pay for massage, facials and other spa services.

All About Spa Resorts in Germany
Germany has a long history of spas and wellness, with famous 19th century spa towns like Baden-Baden - and a more relaxed attitude to co-ed spa nudity.

Five Day Spas in Houston, Texas
These are my picks for the best day spas in Houston, ranging from super-luxe hotel spas to affordable neighborhood places.

New Mexico Spa Recommendations
Spas in New Mexico have sunshine, natural beauty, spirituality and a deep sense of place. These are my picks for the best spas in New Mexico, at every price range.

Best Day and Resort Spas in California
California spas are among the most beautiful in the U.S, and there are more than anywhere else in the U.S. Finf out the best spas in California.

What Are the Best Hotel and Day Spas in Florida?
Florida is one of the best states for spas, with lots of day spas, hotel and resort spas and waterfront locations. This will help you find some of the best spas in Florida.