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Nestled in the shadow of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains at the base of Canyons Resort, the Waldorf Astoria Park City isn’t just one of the newest and most luxurious additions to the area’s hotel scene (and the first ski property from Waldorf Astoria) — it’s also home to one of five Golden Door spas in the world.

Golden Door was founded by Deborah Szekely, a pioneer in the skin-care industry who opened two spas in the 1940s and ’50s — ­Rancho La Puerta in Mexico and the Golden Door in Escondido, Calif. — that remain favorites among beauty aficionados to this day. The spa has purposely not expanded at the rate at which it could have, in order to keep each experience true to both the company’s philosophies and each spa’s location. And the Golden Door Park city is no exception. Treatments vary from the expected Ayurvedic and Eastern therapies (like Abhyanga, Thai massage and acupuncture) to ski-specific remedies (the Mountain Master Tune-Up, a men’s treatment that includes a facial, a sports pedicure and your choice of a mud treatment or a massage). The 16,000-square-foot spa has an on-site naturopathic physician (who treats patients through natural therapies, diet, exercise and lifestyle changes); offers Pilates, yoga and kinesis classes; and includes a large fitness center, a hair and nail salon, and an outdoor terrace where guests can take in the mountain views while sitting fireside. 2100 Frostwood Drive, (435) 647-5500, www.parkcitywaldorfastoria.com