Scottsdale is known as one of the top health and wellness destinations in the U.S., with dozens of spas to visit at local resorts or just for the day. Whether you’re looking for a healing massage, rejuvenating facial, soothing body treatment, reflexology, or hair and nail services, you’re sure to find it in this part of Arizona. The spa treatments here blend the best inspirations of Native American healing practices and desert botanicals and may be just what you need to feel amazing. To treat your body, mind, and soul this year, here are the top 10 spa resorts in the Scottsdale, Arizona area.
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This 27-acre resort is a desert playground with the Spa Avania on site. The spa is open from 8:30am to 6pm and offers blissful treatments at the Hyatt. There is also lots of onsite recreation to keep you healthy and active here, including a 28-foot rock climbing wall, four tennis courts that are lit for nighttime play, cross training and TRX suspension group exercise classes at the fitness center, and one of the best golf courses in the Southwest. From here, you can also venture out to go on a guided hiking tour, hot air balloon ride, and a 4×4 Hummer tour of the Sonoran Desert. There’s also a great pool complex here with 10 pools, 45 waterfalls, 20 fountains, and cabanas with a poolside café.
Formerly known as the FireSky Resort, The Scott is home to the La Vidorra Spa that has six treatment rooms for appointments. Spa guests also get complimentary use of the pools, fitness center, herbal teas, bathrobes, and slippers at the resort. The list of spa services includes custom massages, herbal stone massages, rain massages, facials, nail services, and body glow treatments. Seasonal spa specials are also often available. There are two outdoor pools here that are open daily from 6am to 10pm, private cabanas for up to four people, and a poolside café. Enjoy delicious Caribbean flavors at the Canal Club and the Sonoran-inspired décor in the rooms with old-world bronze and wood furniture.
The Omni in Scottsdale is another great spa resort that’s at the base of Camelback Mountain and looks like a beautiful Andalusian village. This is home to the Joya Spa, which spans 31,000 square feet and uses the power of healing crystals to help guests set their spa intentions and cultivate positive energy. The spa is open daily from 8:30am to 7pm, day passes can be purchased, and poolside food and beverages are served on the co-ed spa terrace. Overall, this hotel has 293 guest rooms, including 38 luxury suites and two presidential suites. Other resort perks include the 24-hour fitness center, six dining outlets, three pools with 23 cabanas, and access to the top local golf courses.
The Phoenician is another top luxury resort with a great spa in Scottsdale. This spa is open daily from 8am to 7pm and has a nail lounge, blow dry bar, rooftop pool, tranquility lounge, and fitness center. Featured spa treatments include body wraps and scrubs, essential oil and aromatherapy treatments, couples’ treatments, and meditation. In total, the Phoenician has 450 guest rooms, 26 suites, 107 casitas, and two presidential suites. To stay active, visit the 4,600-square-foot fitness center and the courts for basketball, tennis, and pickleball.
Meanwhile, the spa at Scottdale’s DoubleTree Resort offers massage therapy treatments that are tailored to your body’s needs. Resort guests can have a massage in a therapy room, spa suite, or even beside the pool between 6am and 10pm daily. Facial treatments and body polishes are also available, as well as a fitness center and guided hikes up Camelback Mountain. There are two outdoor pools here, a putting green, basketball, and tennis courts, and Southwestern cuisine at Asadero Cocina and Cantina.
The Royal Palms is a destination for relaxation and restoration that offers organic therapies and massages at the Alvadora Spa between 8:30am and 7pm daily. There are also daily yoga and tai chi classes offered here, as well as a two-story fitness center. Enjoy relaxing days at the palm tree-lined pool with private cabanas. Overall, this resort has 119 rooms, casitas, and villas with nine acres of resort grounds and views of the mountains.
The Spa at Camelback Inn is located at this Marriott hotel and open daily from 6:30am to 7:30pm. It’s a 32,000 square foot spa with an outdoor pool, steam baths, whirlpools, and saunas. There are 30 treatment rooms here for body scrubs, massages, facials, foot baths, waxing, and more. On two floors, there are 427 rooms and 26 suites here, pets are welcome and a buffet breakfast is offered.
This luxury resort has a spa and fitness center that’s open daily from 6am to 9pm. Here you can experience everything from an aromatherapy massage to aerial yoga, and there’s also a salon on site for hair appointments. Lounge by one of the six on-site pools, including one with white sand, enjoy the five restaurants and bars and play at the two 18-hole championship golf courses.
The Four Seasons in town offers spa treatments between 8am and 8pm and also has a salon. Featured spa services are massages, masks, facials, and even treatments for kids and teens. Relax and de-stress in the sauna and steam room, enjoy food and desert views at Talavera, join yoga and other fitness classes onsite, and get some shade in a poolside cabana.
The Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa is also in the Scottsdale, Arizona area in nearby Paradise Valley. Come here for an Asian-inspired spa that has a Zen meditation garden, reflection pond, and tranquil spa services. Spa packages are available for couples, girls’ getaways, pregnancy, and more. Set on 53 acres of paradise, this resort has 109 casitas and suites, as well as seven private homes for more privacy and room to relax.