Spas in the South West

July 26, 2016


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Panoramic vistas, beautiful weather and friendly locals make the American Southwest a welcoming place to relax and rejuvenate. States such as New Mexico and Arizona are also famous for their "spa culture." Throughout the Southwest, health spas and resorts thrive amid the natural beauty and dry climate of the area.

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa

Not far from Taos, New Mexico, the Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs have been a sought-after destination since ancient times. The modern spa on-site today features natural mineral waters as well as all the traditional treatments you would expect, including massage therapy. Other activities offered at Ojo Caliente include hiking, mountain biking, swimming and yoga.

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa
50 Los Banos Drive
Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
800-222-9162
ojocalientesprings.com

ShaNah Spa & Wellness Center

Meaning "vitality and energy, " the ShaNah spa is at Bishop's Lodge in a valley behind the Sangre de Cristos Mountains in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It features Pueblo Indian healing treatments as well as yoga, Ayurvedic treatments, massages and wisdom sessions. Awarded "Most Outstanding Spa" by Conde Nast Johansens in 2004, the ShaNah Spa & Wellness Center has everything you might need for healing both body and spirit.

ShaNah Spa & Wellness Center
1297 Bishop's Lodge Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501
800-732-2240
bishopslodge.com

Golden Door Spa at the Boulders Resort

A Waldorf Astoria property, the Boulders Resort lies in the Sonoran desert in Carefree, Arizona, just outside Scottsdale. The Golden Door Spa within the resort features its own Organic Garden. Its extensive list of available treatments includes everything from sugar scrubs to LaStone massage. Guided hikes and life coaching are also available. The resort offers extensive outdoor activities, including world-class golf.

Golden Door Spa at the Boulders Resort
34631 N. Tom Darlington Drive
Carefree, AZ 85377
480-595-3500
goldendoorspa.com

Miraval Resort & Spa

The Miraval Resort and Spa in Tucson specializes in Asian treatments such as acupuncture and Chi Nei Tsang. In addition to these specialties, the Miraval has a list of more than 100 facials, massage treatments, mud wraps and foot treatments. The luxurious locker rooms feature wet and dry saunas as well as whirlpools. The resort also has numerous outdoor activities, including horseback riding, a ropes course and golf. It offers an integrative wellness program, along with a raft of activities aimed at strengthening guests both mentally and physically.

Miraval Resort & Spa

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