A Slew of New Spas Exhibit a Range of Personalities
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA: Golden Door, (800) 996-3426, www.wyndham.com
Calming Asian decor backdrops soothing Native American-inspired treatments — try the turquoise wrap and raindrop therapy — at the Golden Door at The Boulders resort north of Scottsdale.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA: The Spa at Marriott’s Harbor Beach Resort, (954) 765-3032, www.marriottharborbeach.com
Lawrence of Arabia does South Florida in The Spa at Marriott’s Harbor Beach Resort, offering oceanfront massages in tented cabanas along with sunny citrus body treatments.
SUNDANCE, UTAH: The Spa at Sundance, (801) 225-4107, www.sundanceresort.com
In homage to Mother Earth, The Spa at Sundance pipes in nature’s sounds as your feet soak in handmade pottery or your body is polished with orange blossoms.
CHICAGO: Peninsula Spa, (312) 573-6860, www.peninsula.com
In Chicago, sophisticates sanctuary at the Peninsula Spa. A simplified menu of custom facials, aromatherapy wraps, and Swedish-to-shiatsu massages boosts serenity in the window-wrapped retreat.
CANCUN, MEXICO: Spa Palace, (800) 635-1836, www.palaceresorts.com
Pocket your pesos. Nothing’s a la carte in the rare all-inclusive Spa Palace on the Mayan Riviera. Included in the price of your stay are services ranging from holistic massage to seaweed wraps. —