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Top 20 Spa & Wellness Resorts in the U.S.

Vacations come in all shapes and sizes – some fast-paced and others a little slower. If you always feel like you need a vacation when you get back from vacation, perhaps a spa and wellness resort is exactly what you need. These types of resorts cater to a range of budgets and offer spa packages, soothing treatments, all-inclusive accommodations, classes, lectures, fitness facilities, and meals.

Since there are so many luxurious health and fitness retreats scattered across the United States, you probably don’t even need to travel far to rejuvenate your mind, body, and spirit. These are some of the best spa and wellness resorts in the United States to escape the stresses of daily life and experience pure relaxation in a beautiful setting.

La Quinta Resort & Club – La Quinta, California La Quinta Resort & Club
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La Quinta Resort & Club – La Quinta, California

You can find rare and decadent spa treatments at La Quinta Resort & Club in California, including body wraps with wine grapes and massages with sacred stones. During your stay, you can play a game of golf or tennis and check out one of the many swimming pools on site. Take your pick between resort casitas, starlight casitas, executive suites, and hideaway suites.

Key Amenities:

  • Body wraps with wine grapes

  • Golf and tennis on-site

  • Resort casitas and suites

Peaks Resort & Spa – Telluride, Colorado Peaks Resort & Spa
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Peaks Resort & Spa – Telluride, Colorado

Tucked into the majestic Rocky Mountains, Peaks Resort & Spa in Telluride offers plenty of relaxation, adventure, and natural beauty. One of the best spa resorts in Colorado, you can hike, bike, fish, ski, golf, rock climb, and explore to your heart’s content. Then head back to the resort to take advantage of the amenities at this massive 42,000-square-foot spa, with a full-service salon, a multi-level fitness center, an indoor water slide, tennis courts, and ski-in/ski-out privileges. This resort is dog-friendly and kid-friendly, so it’s a great destination for the whole family.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with full-service salon

  • Multi-level fitness center

  • Indoor water slide

Hotel del Coronado – Coronado, California Hotel del Coronado
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Hotel del Coronado – Coronado, California

One of the best resorts in Southern California, Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton, is an iconic hotel that is nestled right in San Diego Bay. You’ll find a wide range of lodging options at this spa destination that’s been open for nearly 140 years, from chic beachfront suites to private cottages and rooms at the Victorian hotel. Get pampered at the on-site spa, which includes a menu of pampering massages, facials, body treatments, and access to a spa terrace and oceanfront pool.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront suites and private cottages

  • Spa with terrace and body treatments

  • Oceanfront pool

Red Mountain Resort – St. George, Utah Red Mountain Resort
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Red Mountain Resort – St. George, Utah

Visit the spa at Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah, if you’re a nature lover looking to get in shape and rejuvenate your mind. At this top-rated spa resort in Utah, you’ll also find lots of outdoor adventures to enjoy in the area. Make sure to check out some of Utah’s most beautiful destinations, including Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Snow Canyon State Park, while you’re in the area. You can indulge in some of the many treatment offerings and enjoy healthy, wholesome meals during your stay. This is also a pet-friendly resort, so you won’t even have to leave your favorite four-legged friend at home.

Key Amenities:

  • Wellness resort with spa and health classes

  • Full-service salon

  • Hiking trails and national parks nearby

Canyon Ranch Tucson – Tucson, Arizona Canyon Ranch Wellness Resort
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Canyon Ranch Tucson – Tucson, Arizona

A popular spa resort getaway in Arizona, Canyon Ranch Tucson is a long-time favorite retreat for celebrities and business executives. This resort is best known for its “life enhancement” and weight loss programs. You can join a wide variety of fitness classes and attend well-being lectures. Canyon Ranch is also a great place to get in touch with nature through its primitive outdoor skills program that teaches survival techniques and wilderness strategies.

Key Amenities:

  • Life enhancement and weight loss programs

  • Primitive outdoor skills program

  • Spa and beauty treatments

The Greenbrier – White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia The Greenbrier
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The Greenbrier – White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia

West Virginia might not be the first place you think of for a luxurious spa retreat, but the Greenbrier in White Sulfur Springs is a truly beautiful place to stay and be pampered. You can play a game of golf, try your luck at the casino, indulge at the five-star mineral spa, and take advantage of a wide range of activities. Indoor activities include bunker tours, laser tag, shopping, and culinary demonstrations. And outdoor activities include off-road Jeeping, carriage rides, and whitewater rafting. As one of the most beautiful resorts in the United States, it’s also a popular destination for weddings.

Key Amenities:

  • Mineral spa

  • Golf course and casino

  • Full-service salon

Lake Austin Spa Resort – Austin, Texas Lake Austin Spa Resort
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Lake Austin Spa Resort – Austin, Texas

Lake Austin Spa Resort is located on 19 acres of land in a beautiful landscape along the scenic lakefront. The facilities are cozy and stylish, while the top-rated spa resort in Texas also offers classes for fitness, yoga, and meditation. There are many luxurious spa treatments to choose from, and many visitors choose to stay here because of the delicious cuisine. The Executive Chef at the Lake Austin Spa Resort serves up delicious and nutritious meals three times a day. Check the resort’s calendar of events to see what weekly programs are taking place during your visit.

Key Amenities:

  • Lakefront access

  • Yoga and meditation

  • Three nutritious meals served daily

Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa – Lake Placid, New York Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa
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Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa – Lake Placid, New York

Upstate New York is a prime place to plan a spa and wellness getaway, especially if you stay at the Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa. This AAA Four Diamond resort is classical and elegant to offer you a true Adirondack experience. The spa here offers a dry float European soft pack, salt room, and marine-based products. Day spa packages are available, and there is a fitness center, 60-foot indoor lap pool, sauna, hot tub, and seasonal outdoor pool too.  

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with a salt room and packages available

  • Private yoga and training sessions

  • Fitness center, lap pool, Jacuzzi, and sauna

Columbia River Gorge Hotel & Spa – Hood River, Oregon Columbia River Gorge Hotel & Spa
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Columbia River Gorge Hotel & Spa – Hood River, Oregon

Offering awesome views and charming lodging, the Columbia River Gorge Hotel & Spa is a top-rated Oregon wellness destination with world-class gardens. The resort is known for its restaurants that use locally sourced ingredients and highlight Northwest and European cuisines. This is a pet-friendly hotel with room service and eco-friendly bathroom products. Come to the spa for facials, massages, body treatments, and nail services for greater health and healing.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa on-site with various treatments

  • Entire floor with pet-friendly rooms

  • Near Columbia River Gorge waterfalls

Cliff House Maine – Cape Neddick, Maine Cliff House Maine
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Cliff House Maine – Cape Neddick, Maine

With a striking oceanfront location along the cliffs, the Cliff House is a luxury spa hotel in Maine with a tranquil spa. It has a 9,000-square-foot spa and fitness facility and a variety of fitness classes. Spa treatments are offered with organic, botanical ingredients, and the signature restaurant is an inviting oceanfront dining destination. You can stay in a room, suite, or New England cottage at this iconic Maine resort that has been welcoming guests since 1872.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with organic, botanical ingredients

  • Fitness facility with classes

  • Restaurant with oceanfront dining  

The Fisher Island Club – Fisher Island, Florida The Fisher Island Club
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The Fisher Island Club – Fisher Island, Florida

If you’re planning a trip to visit Miami’s South Beach, then The Fisher Island Club is one of the most beautiful and relaxing resorts you can find in the area (and the entire United States). Take a seven-minute ferry ride across Biscayne Bay to reach this secluded island resort. Plenty of celebrities and political figures have frequented this resort over the years, and you very well could bump into someone famous during your morning jog. You can stay in a historic cottage, courtyard villa, or guest house suite during your visit. The most popular spa treatments here are massage, exfoliating body treatments, and facials.

Key Amenities:

  • Historic cottage, villa or guest house

  • Island accessible by ferry

  • Exclusive spa and fitness center

Mayflower Inn & Spa – Washington, Connecticut Mayflower Inn & Spa
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Mayflower Inn & Spa – Washington, Connecticut

Mayflower Inn & Spa is one of the most prestigious destination resorts in New England. Washington, Connecticut, is a truly idyllic Northeastern town, and the resort is situated on 58 acres of beautiful natural landscape. There is a small collection of rooms in this luxury hotel, as well as classic dining with seasonal menus at the elegant on-site restaurant, the Garden Room, and custom-tailored spa treatments.

Key Amenities:

  • Custom holistic spa treatments

  • Country retreat on 58 acres

  • Wellness programs

The Cloister at Sea Island – Sea Island, Georgia The Cloister at Sea Island
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The Cloister at Sea Island – Sea Island, Georgia

If you like your luxury with a dose of Southern charm, head to one of Georgia’s most romantic resorts, The Cloister at Sea Island. Some of the most popular outdoor activities to do while staying here include horseback riding on the beach, kayaking, and bird watching. Go for a swim at the private pool or take advantage of the beach access and get your toes in the sand. It’s designed for couples looking for a romantic escape as well as for families traveling with children and pets.

Key Amenities:

  • Private pool and beach access

  • Hydrotherapy and water treatments

  • Dry sauna, steam room and mineral pool bath

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa – Ojo Caliente, New Mexico Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa
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Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa – Ojo Caliente, New Mexico

Located in an amazingly beautiful and remote area not far from Taos, Ojo Caliente is a top destination in New Mexico for wellness. You can soak in the healing mineral pools and enjoy unlimited access to the communal soaking pools. There is no additional resort fee, as with many other resorts. Your stay here includes morning yoga, hiking and biking trails, Wi-Fi, and local coffee and tea. The spa treatments offered combined the best aspects of wild botanicals, ancient wisdom, and modern techniques.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple pools with healing mineral waters

  • Spa with a menu of treatments and packages

  • On-site restaurant and wine bar

Grand View Lodge, Spa and Golf Resort – Nisswa, Minnesota Grand View Lodge
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Grand View Lodge, Spa and Golf Resort – Nisswa, Minnesota

Situated on Gull Lake, this Minnesota wellness destination has been operating since 1916 and is by 2,500 feet of sandy beach and over 125 miles of bike trails. It is home to 45 holes of championship golf, summer concerts, and eight dining venues. There are two indoor pools, five hot tubs, and over 70 spa services to choose from. This boutique hotel offers cozy rooms and is also a popular spot for events and team-building activities.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa treatments with mineral-rich waters

  • Lakeside location with a beach

  • Multiple dining venues, pools, and hot tubs

Grandover Resort & Spa – Greensboro, North Carolina Grandover Resort & Spa
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Grandover Resort & Spa – Greensboro, North Carolina

This North Carolina resort is home to a spa, 36 holes of championship golf, live entertainment, two restaurants, and a conference center. There are three lounges to grab a drink, a fitness center, a pool, tennis courts, an art gallery, and a game room on-site. To treat yourself to a wellness vacation, book the spa getaway package that includes breakfast, spa service vouchers, and all-day access to the spa amenities.

Key Amenities:

  • Indoor and outdoor pools at the spa

  • Two world-class golf courses

  • Game room and art gallery

The Grand Resort – Warren, Ohio A luxurious pool area for a true vacation
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The Grand Resort – Warren, Ohio

For your spa and wellness getaway in the Midwest, consider the Grand Resort in Ohio. This resort has a Med Spa with a weight loss program and get access to the Avalon Golf and Country Club with free shuttle service available. There are stylish guest rooms and suites at the resort, plus a spa with various massage options and nail services. There is a Grand Spa Suite if you want to elevate your stay. The Med Spa also offers injectables, skin treatments, body sculpting, radiofrequency microneedling, tattoo removal, and hair restoration.

Key Amenities:

  • Unique treatments such as hair restoration and tattoo removal

  • Pools and a Roman bath

  • Spa packages and a special spa suite

Canyon Ranch Lenox – Lenox, Massachusetts Canyon Ranch Lenox
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Canyon Ranch Lenox – Lenox, Massachusetts

Canyon Ranch is a Berkshire spa resort and immersive wellness destination where you can connect with mental health therapists, physicians, fitness trainers, and a team of experts in various fields. It is located in an elegant and historical setting with year-round hiking, pristine lakes, performing art venues, backcountry biking opportunities, and fall foliage tours. It has 100,000 square feet of space to rejuvenate yourself with spa treatments and work on your fitness. There are indoor and outdoor pools with daily aquatic classes, hands-on cooking classes, and high ropes course, and excellent dining options on-site.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa with inhalation rooms, cold-dip pools, and massages

  • Restaurant serving healthy Mediterranean dishes

  • Hiking and a fitness center with classes  

Crystal Mountain – Thompsonville, Michigan Crystal Mountain
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Crystal Mountain – Thompsonville, Michigan

This four-season family resort is a great spa and wellness destination with an 18,500-square-foot, LEED-certified spa in Michigan. Additionally, fun things to do here include playing golf on-site, the outdoor pool and water playground, an alpine slide, biking, chairlift rides, and an adventure course. The accommodation offerings include hotel rooms, cottages, and townhomes. This is a prime spot to bring the whole family and then plan a little getaway for some self-care.

Key Amenities:

  • Steam rooms and saunas

  • Wellness classes at the fitness center

  • Outdoor garden, indoor pool, and hot tub

White Sands Oceanfront Resort & Spa – Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey White Sands Oceanfront Resort & Spa
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White Sands Oceanfront Resort & Spa – Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

It’s also fun to plan a vacation to the White Sands Oceanfront Resort & Spa when you are looking to live well along the Jersey Shore. This hotel has a private beach, pools, an on-site spa, and options nearby for entertainment. The spa services include manicures, pedicures, hair, massages, facials, and body treatments. Meanwhile, the hotel has two outdoor pools, a kiddie pool, an indoor pool, a fitness center, a billiards room, a café, and a bar.

Key Amenities:

  • Fitness center, pool and Jacuzzi, steam room, and sauna

  • Spa treatments + sunless tanning, hair styling, and makeup

  • Beach access included with stay

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