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Top 11 Spa Resorts in Michigan for a Relaxing Getaway

Michigan is a Midwestern destination that’s great for outdoor lovers, brewery lovers, and sports fans. But it’s also a great place to slow down the pace of life and simply relax on a vacation getaway. One of the best ways to do this is to book a room at a spa resort that gives you easy access to soothing, healthy treatments. Here are the top spa resorts in Michigan for your next trip.

Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa, Thompsonville Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa
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Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa, Thompsonville

The spa at Crystal Mountain Resort and Spa is an 18,500-square-foot oasis that reflects the beauty of Northern Michigan. It has transition rooms with heated floors, steam rooms, saunas, an outdoor garden with a hot tub, and welcoming staff. This is a great destination for your bachelorette party to get manicures, massages, facials, or makeup. Other wellness offerings are the fitness center, indoor pool, and fitness classes. Crystal Mountain is a place to ski, try fat tire biking, ice skate, and snowshoe in the winter. In the summer, come here for golf, the outdoor pool, alpine slide, chairlift rides, canoeing and kayaking, hiking, and biking.

Key Amenities:

  • Heated floors, steam rooms and saunas

  • Outdoor garden with hot tub and indoor pool

  • Wellness offerings and classes at fitness center

Historic Webster House, Bay City Historic Webster House
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Historic Webster House, Bay City

One of the most romantic hotels in Michigan, the Historic Webster House has an on-site spa that specializes in reflexology, relaxation, hot stone massage, deep tissue massage, and prenatal massage. It has a whirlpool tub, dry sauna, and a double-headed rain shower. This historic inn is wonderfully romantic and a modern bed & breakfast that has been lovingly restored. The hotel has unique rooms, with most having private baths. Some rooms have Jacuzzi tubs. Other perks are the gourmet breakfasts, nightly wine and cheese reception, complimentary beverages, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is a short walk from the historic downtown of Bay City, which is filled with lots of antiques and unique shops, as well as great eateries.

Key Amenities:

  • Historic bed and breakfast with private bathrooms

  • On-site spa with whirlpool tub and dry sauna

  • Free gourmet breakfast and nightly wine and cheese reception

Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls Boyne Mountain Resort
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Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls

For your alpine retreat with a spa treatment, head to the Boyne Mountain Resort. You’ll enjoy the traditional European-style bathing ritual in the whirlpool, cool shower, cedar sauna, and purifying steam. Spa day passes include three-hour access to the facilities, including a fitness center and group exercise classes. This spa offers massages, facials, nail treatments, and hair and makeup packages. Various accommodations are available at the resort, including the Clock Tower Lodge, Creekside Condos, Deer Lake Villas, Edelweiss Lodge, and Mountain Cabins. There are plenty of summer and winter activities to keep you busy here all year long.

Key Amenities:

  • Whirlpool, cool shower, cedar sauna and purifying steam

  • Spa day passes include three-hour access to facilities

  • Indoor/outdoor pool, fitness center and group exercise classes

Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton, Grand Rapids Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton
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Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton, Grand Rapids

Amway Grand Plaza, Curio Collection by Hilton has a spa and salon that accommodates both hotel guests and non-guests. Come here for a much-deserved spa day and to treat yourself with makeup services, eyelash extensions, facial, or other treatments. The spa and salon use Aveda and Naturopathica products. With your spa treatment, you’ll get complimentary access to the pool and fitness center. The hotel is recognized by Historic Hotels of America and has preserved many of its original 1916 details. Enjoy views of Grand Rapids from the sundeck, free Wi-Fi, the business center, meeting rooms, room service, and tennis while staying here. Dining and drinking establishments onsite are The Kitchen and The Kitchen Counter by Wolfgang Puck, Ruth’s Chris Steak House MDRD, Lumber Baron Bar, and Rendezvous.

Key Amenities:

  • Accommodates both hotel guests and non-guests

  • Complimentary access to pool and fitness center with treatments

  • Hair and makeup services, facials, massages and other treatments

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island Grand Hotel - Mackinac Island, Michigan
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Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

At this popular Mackinac Island hotel, you’ll find Astor’s Salon and Spa, which is a full-service salon that offers manicures, facials, pedicures, and other rejuvenating services. Hairstyling and wedding services are also offered. The spa is on the lower level of the hotel. Other activities to engage in while you stay here are the pool, tennis, horse and carriage tours, lawn games, afternoon tea, and live music. This is also a very family-friendly resort where kids get lots of fun perks. There are also many restaurants to choose from here, including Woods Restaurant and Sadie’s Ice Cream Parlor.

Key Amenities:

  • Full-service spa with nail services, facials and salon treatments

  • Horse and carriage tours, afternoon tea and live music

  • Family-friendly with deals for kids and activities

MGM Grand Detroit, Detroit MGM Grand Detroit
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MGM Grand Detroit, Detroit

A top hotel in Detroit, The MGM Grand Detroit is an ideal place to stay if you want to be entertained as well as treat yourself to a spa day on your Michigan vacation. Immerse Spa is inside the hotel and has a variety of treatments that have re-mineralizing seawater, exotic botanicals, and aromatherapy-based treatments on the menu. There are also packages for the face, nails, and body, as well as massages and restorative baths to tone and detox your body. The fitness center onsite has cross-training machines, free weights, and much more in a 20,000-square-foot facility. There’s also an indoor infinity-edge pool with private cabanas. The hotel includes a nightclub, Top Golf, an event center, and multiple restaurants. All of this is in addition to the hotel’s casino with table games and slots.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa packages for face, nails and body

  • Access to fItness center and infinity-edge pool

  • Re-mineralizing seawater and exotic botanicals in treatments

Inn at Bay Harbor, Autograph Collection Hotel, Petoskey Inn at Bay Harbor, Autograph Collection Hotel
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Inn at Bay Harbor, Autograph Collection Hotel, Petoskey

The spa at Inn at Bay Harbor is great for relaxation, solitude, and self-discovery. It offers massage, body, and nail services to help you look and feel amazing both outside and in. Spa escape packages are also offered and based on double occupancy that also includes breakfast for two in the Sagamore Room. Golfers love to stay here as well to get in a game or two. Other on-site dining options are the Inn Café, Vintage Chophouse and Wine Bar, Cabana Bar, and afternoon tea.

Key Amenities:

  • Spa escape packages for two

  • Massage, body and nail services

  • Exercise classes available at fitness center

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Acme Grand Traverse Resort and Spa
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Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, Acme

You can get the ultimate Michigan resort experience when you stay at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. This resort has a 7,000-square-foot spa, as well as multiple restaurants and lounges, indoor/outdoor pools, and hot tubs. There’s also an indoor water playground, health club, and five indoor tennis courts onsite. The spa here offers massage, skincare, nail care, and hairstyling. On the property, guests can play on the three championship golf courses, take fitness classes, rent snowshoes and cross-country skis, and also rent boats and kayaks. Multiple accommodation options are available, including suites, condos, the hotel, and the tower.

Key Amenities:

  • 7,000-square-foot spa

  • Massage, skincare, nail and hair treatments available

  • Three championship golf courses on-site

Townsend Hotel, Birmingham Townsend Hotel
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Townsend Hotel, Birmingham

The Townsend Hotel offers in-room spa treatments provided by Z.E. Services, such as couples massages and deep tissue massages. The therapist will come to you in the privacy of your very own room. There’s also a business center on-site, a 24-hour fitness center, and food and beverage offerings to make your romantic getaway a perfect one. Room options here include luxury doubles and kings, executive suite, presidential suite, and penthouse suite.

Key Amenities:

  • In-room spa services

  • Fitness center on-site

  • Bakery and afternoon tea offerings

JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids
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JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids

Calm, balance, and purify yourself at the spa at the JW Marriott Hotel in Grand Rapids. This spa offers massages, body wraps, foot baths, facials, waxing, manicures, and much more. Spa guests can also enjoy complimentary access to the fitness center and pool. It’s located in downtown Grand Rapids and an ideal place to stay for both business and pleasure. For on-site dining, there’s French cuisine at Margaux, JDEK, and 24-hour room service.

Key Amenities:

  • Holistic spa with body and nail treatments, facials and massages

  • Complimentary access to fitness center and indoor pool

  • Convenient location to downtown Grand Rapids

Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island Mission Point Resort
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Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island

Mission Point Resort has a spa on site called the Lakeside Spa and Salon, which is a full-service health and wellness retreat. There are multiple treatment rooms, a couple’s treatment room, steam rooms, and a spa shop here. The resort is on 18 acres of waterfront property and has lots of activities to enjoy. It’s a very kid-friendly and dog-friendly resort that also has meeting space for corporate retreats. The guest rooms and suites at the Main Lodge and the Straits Lodge have all been recently renovated to provide top-notch accommodations.

Key Amenities:

  • Full-service health and wellness rereat

  • Couple’s treatment room, steam rooms and spa shop

  • Waterfront hotel that is kid-friendly and dog-friendly

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