Happy National Relaxation Day lovelies!
Today I’m taking a deep breath and sharing my favorite relaxing treatments available at some of the best resort spas around the valley. A few highlights include a foot treatment that is on Groupon right now for $58 instead of $85, a salt room that you literally lay still and take a nap while the salt works it’s magic, and a shout out to the best guacamole this side of the 101!
Enjoy and Namaste.
Scottsdale Fairmont Princess Well and Being Spa:
Insiders Tip- Make sure to allow plenty of time to relax at the rooftop spa pool and hit up La Hacienda after your treatment for some of the best guacamole in town.
PURIFICATION RITUAL: This detoxification ritual begins with a vigorous exfoliation and mud wrap in Black Silt Clay containing extracts of Indian Sarsaparilla and coffee Arabica. A delicious way to increase circulation and minimize cellulite. Your face is then cleansed with an oat polish and nourished with a hydrating aloe & prickly pear mask. Finally, enjoy a vigorous scalp massage and hair conditioning treatment using avocado oil blended with the invigorating essences of lime blossom and sweet blood orange. A full-body massage with ultra-rich bergamot (the aromatic used in Earl Grey tea), citrus and aloe body lotion completes the ritual. 90-MINUTES
Spa Avania at The Hyatt Gainey Ranch:
Insiders Tip: The mineral pool at the spa feels like you’re swimming in silk so be sure to reserve some time to immerse yourself in the nutrient rich water.
HALOTHERAPY: Found in Eastern Europe salt mines decades ago, “halotherapy” is rapidly gaining popularity throughout the world. It is a therapeutic, 100% natural, non-invasive treatment. It is a method of inhaling pure, dry, micronized salt air particles. These particles reach the deepest area of the lungs absorbing bacteria and pollutants and provide an anti-inflammatory property. Additional benefits include a boost for the immune system, encourages clear skin, enhances breathing and superior endurance, deeper, more restful sleep and overall wellness.
Agave Spa at The Westin Kierland:
Insiders Tip: The spa smells like citrus since it’s nestled between citrus trees and the coconut massage is only offered until September 21st. There is a great Groupon for a traditional or couples massage HERE
COCONUT DELIGHT MASSAGE: Indulge your senses in guilt-free tropical delight. This relaxation massage, tailored just for you, will increase circulation and soothe travel weary muscles using Swedish massage movements. A replenishing Kukui Nut lotion is applied leaving your skin hydrated and refreshed.
The Spa at Sanctuary Resort:
Insider Tip: The treatment I mention below is available on GROUPON for $58 right now (usually $85!) by clicking HERE:
ROYAL PEDICURE: 60 minutes; The ultimate relaxation treatment! The feet are soaked in a warm coconut milk bath, nails are shaped and cuticles trimmed. A deeply penetrating alpha hydroxy masque is applied to loosen dead skin cells, which is then followed by a natural sugar cane scrub. Botanical balm is applied to the feet and legs along with a rich body butter, which is massaged in with a warm stone. Finally, a hydrating mist is applied to seal in moisture, and nails are polished to perfection. Be sure to stick around for a snack at Elements restaurant, Sanctuary’s signature restaurant and ask for a table by the window!