Spa Vacation for One

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A spa vacation is an ideal way to revitalize, relax, and get away from the stress of work, family, and everyday life. You can choose a destination such as a luxury retreat, a desert oasis, or a spa attached to a large hotel. There are plenty of spa destinations that will cater to the single traveler and will match your personal needs.

Nine Great Spa Destinations for Solo Travelers

Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway or a week long retreat, there are many spa locations to fit your needs. The following spa destinations are great options for those who are traveling solo.

1. Pennsylvania: Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa

The Omni Bedford Springs Resort & Spa is located in south central Pennsylvania at 2138 Business Route 220 in Bedford. It was opened in 1796 and has undergone a restoration and expansion that kept its original charm while adding modern features. It is designated as a National Historic Landmark.

This luxury spa has a lot to offer those looking for a relaxing experience. Some of the amenities you can enjoy when visiting this spa on your own include:

  • Spa garden where you can participate in yoga classes
  • Springs Eternal Spa featuring eight mineral springs
  • Treatments such as body wraps, sugar scrubs, facials, nail treatments and more.
  • Massage services such as aromatherapy, hot stone and therapeutic

Bedford Springs also offers day spa services for individuals who are planning a day visit or who live in the area. The spa is conveniently is located near local shops and cafes as well.

2. Miami Beach: Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

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For those in Southern Florida, the Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is a great option. It is located at 17875 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. The 20,000-square foot spa is designed with elements that represent and reflect the flow of water and the cleansing of the body and soul, providing an ideal setting for a solo spa retreat.

The Acqualina features a range of services and treatments such as:

  • Relaxation room
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments and facials
  • Hot stone treatments
  • Massage and reflexology
  • Salon services and nail care
  • Scrubs and wraps
  • Steam and sauna
  • Personal training and yoga classes

In addition to the services offered at the spa, you will get spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean that are sure to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

3. Las Vegas: Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Venetian at The Palazzo

If you are looking for a spa in Las Vegas, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub at the Venetian at The Palazzo can't be missed. This 134,000-square-foot spa is located at 3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South. It is part of the well-known Canyon Ranch resorts chain and features amenities such as:

  • Fitness center with daily classes and personal training
  • Saunas and whirlpools
  • Massage
  • Body treatments and facials
  • Beauty salon

The Canyon Ranch SpaClub also has an onsite boutique and a café featuring a selection of healthy spa cuisine.

In addition, Canyon Ranch health resorts have other locations in Tucson, Arizona and Lenox, Massachusetts as well. All locations offer all-inclusive, luxury wellness vacations that offer stress-free activities and a relaxing experience perfect for those looking for a chance to get away from everything and everyone.

4. Napa, CA: Silverado Resort and Spa

If you are looking for a relaxing solo retreat in California's wine country, the Silverado Resort and Spa is just for you. Located at 1600 Atlas Peak Road in Napa, this spa spans over 16,000 square feet. It has amenities such as:

  • Outdoor and indoor treatment rooms
  • Courtyards and gardens
  • Massage
  • Meditation
  • Fitness classes and personal training
  • Body and skin care
  • Salon services

Silverado has its own signature treatment called Tui Na. This treatment is a form of massage that combines acupressure and stretching and is sure to relax tense muscles while calming the mind.

While at the spa, take advantage of the local area's many wineries where you can sample some of Napa Valley's finest wines and take in the beautiful scenery.

5. Sonoma, CA: Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa is a great choice for those looking for a California retreat that is filled with plenty of options for solo spa travelers. The spa is at 100 Boyes Boulevard in the Sonoma wine country region. It is the one of the only luxury spa resorts in the United States with its own source of thermal mineral water.

The Fairmont's Willow Stream Spa has been featured on the reality show The Bachelor and is designed with amenities such as:

  • Mineral baths
  • Watsu pool
  • Signature Bathing Ritual consisting of an exfoliating shower, mineral soaks, herbal steam, dry sauna and cool down shower.
  • Fitness classes such as spinning

Since the Spa is located just 15 minutes from Napa Valley, be sure to check out the many vineyards and wineries for tastings and scenery when you visit the area.

6. Lake Placid, NY: Mirror Lake Inn Resort Spa

The Mirror Lake Inn Resort Spa is located at 77 Mirror Lake Drive in Lake Placid, New York. This upstate New York spa offers a wide range of services and is the perfect place to enjoy relaxing moments alone.

You can relax in lush sanctuaries with fireplaces, whirl pools and steam rooms and enjoy services such as Mirror Lake's signature Adirondack Maple Sugar Body Scrub that uses real maple sugar to exfoliate and moisturize your skin.

Other services to check out include:

  • Massage
  • Facials
  • Salon services
  • Nail treatments
  • Skin care and facial enhancements
  • Body treatments such as Hydraquench treatment and body wraps
  • Asian influence bodywork such as reflexology, Thai massage, and Reiki

In addition, guests can enjoy fitness walks, exercise classes and swims in the 60-foot indoor pool. Personal training sessions can also be scheduled. After all that activity, you can relax in the sauna or Jacuzzi.

7. Colorado Springs, CO: The Broadmoor at Colorado Springs

Enjoy views of the Cheyenne Mountains and Cheyenne Lake at The Broadmoor at Colorado Springs. This resort is located at 1 Lake Avenue in Colorado Springs. It is named a Five Star spa by Forbes Travel Guide and is the perfect place to enjoy relaxing time alone.

You can enjoy a range of delightful spa services such as:

  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Specialty body treatments
  • Massage such as Swedish and Ashiatsu deep tissue
  • Skin care and custom facials
  • Full range of salon services
  • Fitness classes and personal training

All of the Broadmoor's treatments and services are designed to help you feel your best and leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated at the end of your solo retreat.

8. Charlotte, NC: The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge

This Forbes Four Star Spa is located in The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge at 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway in Charlotte. It is a day spa that offers many services and treatments that those looking to enjoy an individual spa experience will appreciate. Options include:

  • Massage such as hot stone, therapeutic and Swedish
  • Reflexology
  • Facials, microdermabrasion and peels
  • Body wraps and exfoliation
  • Nail treatments
  • Hair salon
  • Daily fitness classes, personal training and specialty classes

Guests can also enjoy the indoor pool, seasonal outdoor pool, tennis, golf and local shopping and dining in downtown Charlotte.

9. Palm Springs, CA: The Spa at Parker Palm Springs

The Spa at Parker Palm Springs is located on the outskirts of Palm Springs, California at 4200 East Palm Canyon Drive, about a 10 minute from downtown Palm Springs.

The Spa at the Parker Palm Springs is a full service spa and salon that offers gorgeous interior design, on top of a range of incredible services. You can enjoy relaxing and taking in the sun (and maybe a bubbly) on the deck, working up a sweat, or indulging in a long steam. Some services offered include:

  • Fitness classes, yoga, and personal training
  • Massage such as Thai, Hot Stone, Swedish, or Deep Tissue
  • Treatments customized for pregnancy
  • Body treatments and soaks
  • Facials
  • Nail treatments
  • Waxing and spray tans
  • Salon services

The Spa at Parker Palm Springs is known for their attention to detail, commitment to customer satisfaction, and indulging their patrons with little perks such as an eye mask or a refreshing beverage. You'll leave feeling energized and refreshed after your getaway.

Booking your Spa Vacation for One

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A spa vacation for one can be easily booked directly with the spa or resort of your choice. Take into consideration the type of experience you are looking for and what specific features or treatments appeal to you. Researching the various options can help you find the right spa for you from the hundreds of choices worldwide.

Spa Vacation for One