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The Worlds Best Spas

The Best Spas on the Planet
St. Kitts Marriott Resort & Royal Beach Casino

The St. Kitts Marriott Resort & Royal Beach Casino

Located in the resort area of Frigate Bay on the windward side of St. Kitts Island, the resort offers 648 guestrooms, suites and garden villas, six restaurants, two lounges, a swim-up bar, three swimming pools, a 40,000 square foot casino and 16,300 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Guests of the resort can also now enjoy the luxurious Emerald Mist Spa, offering treatments and facilities to help both leisure and business travelers unwind and rejuvenate. The 15,000 sq. ft. spa features health, beauty and therapeutic programs, total body care, hair/nail care and a health club with state-of-the-art strength training equipment and fitness classes presented in a luxurious, tropical setting.

The Emerald Mist Spa feature separate men and women's areas and includes eight oversized treatment rooms (two wet rooms, four dry rooms and one partner's room with private Jacuzzi and shower). Guests also enjoy revitalizing cold plunge pools, sauna, Jacuzzis, steam room, Vichy showers and Roman baths.

The menu of treatments offered will include: body wraps, body scrubs, several massage techniques including therapeutic, Swedish, aromatherapy and relaxation massage therapy. The spa will also offer in room massage therapy as well as beachside massage.

For fitness minded guests, the spa offers one of the finest centers in St. Kitts including state-of-the-art Cybex weight training equipment, free weights, treadmills, stationary cycles, stair climbers and elliptical trainers. A wide variety of complimentary fitness classes are also available. Trained professionals are on staff to perform computerized body composition analyses and offer personal fitness counseling, instruction and training sessions. Also exclusive to the Spa, guests can meet with a lifestyle coach and have their own personalized spa retreat package and lifestyle program designed to meet their needs.

The spa's Italian design blends soft colors and smooth edges to provide an environment focused on the relaxation and well-being of its guests. Areas textured with polished marble, Italian glass tile and Indonesian bamboo, transform guests to a different world.
858 Frigate Bay Road
Frigate Bay, St. Kitts West Indies, Saint Kitts and Nevis
(869) 466-1200
www.stkittsmarriott.com

Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa

The fires are lit. The water is flowing. The earth is flowering. The sky is limitless. Where all of the elements meet. The JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa may be Arizona's largest resort, but it's also big on luxury. With 950 guestrooms (including 81 suites), this alluring resort is set on 316 acres in the Sonoran Desert where Phoenix meets Scottsdale and features sweeping views of the McDowell Mountains. The grand resort is the centerpiece of the Valley of the Sun's burgeoning northeastern corner.

Inspired by the grandeur of the Grand Canyon, Desert Ridge redefines the resort experience. Two 18-hole championship golf courses, Marriott's first Revive Spa, a 28,000 sq. ft. European-style spa and fitness center and four acres of turquoise swimming pools and shimmering waterways set the mood for a relaxing getaway. Panoramic views of crimson-hued mountains, fiery Arizona sunsets and the picturesque, cactus-studded Sonoran Desert only add to the resort's serene setting.

The elements of nature - fire, water, earth and sky - have been woven into the resort's architectural design to let every guest experience the pleasures of the distinctive surroundings. The soothing Sonoran Desert setting serves as the ideal backdrop for the resort's Revive Spa. The spa lobby is a two-story rotunda with a central water feature that flows directly underneath the open skylight two floors above, capturing the grand volume of the space. Water has the power to strengthen, to heal, to relax. Water is the inspiration for our stunning, two-story spa oasis devoted to your health and well-being.
5350 East Marriott Drive
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
(480) 293-5000
www.desertridgeresort.com

The Oaks at Ojai (fitness destination spa)

The Oaks at Ojai (fitness destination spa)

Nestled in northern Ventura County, a 90-minute drive from Los Angeles, The Oaks at Ojai offers a serene, yet upbeat atmosphere to get fit. Built in the 1920s, The Oaks offers 46 guest rooms, including private rooms, double lodge rooms, double cottage rooms and three private suites. (

The Oaks' fitness program rates begin at $159 per person, per night. The program includes 16 optional fitness classes daily; hikes; three gourmet low calorie meals per day, plus snacks and beverages; on-site registered nurse; evening activities and wellness lectures; and complete use of all resort facilities.

In addition to the full range of fitness classes offered within the daily program, there is the option of guided bike tours, Watsu, Hot River Rock Massage, Reflexology, Acupuncture Massage and Aromatherapy treatments offered to guests for an additional fee. Eating disorder specialists, body analysis and fitness experts also are available for private consultation. Other a la carte options include anti-aging facials, body bronzing and lemongrass lavender pedispa treatments.
122 E Ojai Avenue
Ojai, California 93023
(805) 646-5573
www.oaksspa.com

Desert Springs

Desert Springs (a JW Marriot Resort & Spa)

Situated on more than 450 acres of landscaped grounds with swimming pools, lakes, verdant fairways, lush English gardens, exotic birds, and Venetian-like waterways, the award-winning Desert Springs Resort & Spa is the quintessential "desert oasis."

Located in Palm Desert surrounded by mountains and lakes reflecting the tranquility and spirituality of the desert, the 30,000 sq. ft. Spa at The Desert Springs offers travelers a taste of everything from hard-core fitness programs to therapeutic facials and body treatments.

Guests can also enjoy the two 18-hole championship golf courses, 20 tennis courts, nine swimming and whirlpools, 6 restaurants and over 450 acres of lush gardens and soothing fountains. Hard to imagine ever wanting (or needing) to leave the property.
74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760)341-2211
www.desertspringsresort.com

JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa

JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa

This luxurious resort and spa is located in the heart of Cancun's hotel district, on a beautiful stretch of Caribbean Beach on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The resort boasts a picturesque stretch of white sand beach that gently slopes into the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.

The resort features 448 guest rooms including 74 suites, each with a private balcony facing the blue Caribbean. All rooms feature twice daily maid service and other amenities such as bathrobes and slippers, purified water systems, individual climate control, remote-controlled color television, on demand movies, two-line phones with voicemail, in-room safe. The resort also offers a free form infinity pool, 2 whirl pools, 3 restaurants, and more than 20,000 square feet of meeting spaces.

Guests have the option of enhancing their resort experience by staying in Club 91, a level within the resort providing specialized services and amenities. Guest benefits include, but are not limited to, exclusive access to Club 91 Lounge, personalized check-in, priority spa reservations and complimentary access to its second floor, high speed internet access, ocean view rooms, butler service, a departure gift, and much more.

Guests can also enjoy a 35,000 square foot, three-level spa. It incorporates Mayan-inspired treatments and raw materials from the region including fresh fruit, stone and crystal, incense, mud, and milk. The Spa provides a serenity room and 16 private treatment rooms used for massage therapies, body scrubs and polishes, manicures and pedicures, facials and healing hydro-thalassic baths.
74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, California 92260
(800) 331-3112
www.desertspringsresort.com

Le Merigot Beach Hotel and Spa

Le Merigot Beach Hotel and Spa

In the timeless tradition of the very finest hotels of France's Cote D'Azur, Le Merigot blends European elegance with the casual lifestyle of Southern California. Located at the beach in the city of Santa Monica, Le Merigot offers its guests luxurious accommodations combined with a full-service, European-style spa and superb cuisine.

Le Merigot's spacious guest rooms offer tranquil ocean views, absolute comfort and the finest amenities, including oversized desks and access to high-speed Internet data ports.

The Spa Le Merigot is a full-service spa and health club featuring an extensive variety of services, from a pampering session for those who need a boost to a challenging workout for the fitness-minded. Facial services include European, Micro Dermabrasion, Calming Rose, Luminous "C" and "Sea" and the Epicuren Signature Facial. Guests can choose from an array of massage techniques such as Aromatherapy, Shiatsu, Swedish, Sport/Deep Tissue and Hot Stone and Scalp Massage.

Just a short stroll from the famous Santa Monica Pier as well as downtown Santa Monica and the popular 3rd Street Promenade, Le Merigot is the perfect destination for business or a romantic and relaxing luxury vacation.

Over 10,000 square feet of meeting rooms have been specifically designed to accommodate business or corporate needs, and the Hotel's comprehensive meeting planning and banquet services insure outstanding events.
1740 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, California 90401
(310) 395-9700
www.lemerigothotel.com

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grand Dunnes

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grand Dunnes

The Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes offers you the perfect balance. Whether you're booking space for an organization, or a company event, Marriott meets all your professional and recreational needs, perfectly. Start with 405 luxurious guest rooms and 45,000 square feet of meeting space. Most rooms have ocean views, and are equipped with two telephones with separate lines, data ports, and other amenities for those who want to combine business and pleasure. As part of the upscale, Grande Dunes community, a 2,200-acre, plantation-style residential and leisure development, we have more amenities than any other destination in the Carolinas. Activities include championship golf, Tennis & Fitness Center, large tropical beachfront pool with waterslide and a European Spa with indoor pool or the simple but priceless pleasure of sitting on our pristine beach and soaking up the South Carolina sun.

Part of Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes, which opened December 2003 is the European-style Hibiscus Spa and is the largest and most luxurious spa in the area.

Hibiscus Spa is a full-service spa and health club with a variety of services, including an array of treatments, retail center, two relaxation rooms, complete fitness facilities and an indoor pool. It is 8,000 square feet with 12 treatment rooms (one with Vischy shower), one couples room and additional outside stations during summer season.
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29572
(843) 449-8880
www.marriott.com

Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa Grand Cayman

Westin Casuarina Resort & Spa Grand Cayman

The Westin Casuarina Resort and Spa is nestled in the warm sands of the famous Seven Mile Beach. Named to the Condé Nast Traveler's 2002 Gold List, The Westin Casuarina Resort and Spa is a tropical paradise. The resort offers easy access to all of Grand Cayman's attractions, as well as a swim-up pool bar and a nearby 18-hole golf course. Explore some of the world's best scuba-diving spots with gear from the on-site dive shop or get pampered at the full-service spa. Luxurious guest rooms feature balconies ideal for relaxing in the year-round sunshine and breathtaking views of Grand Cayman. As the sun sets, don't miss a blend of Cuban and Caribbean cuisine at the open-air, oceanfront Casa Havana restaurant

Hibiscus Spa, located in the tropical paradise of Grand Cayman promotes a total lifestyle approach that encompasses the entire person ­ body, mind and soul ­ in order to provide the most complete and beneficial services for their guests. Hibiscus Spa has chosen a complete selection of revitalizing, rejuvenating and beautifying face and body treatments with an exquisite collection of personalized spa skin care with organic essential oils and plant extracts to sustain a blissful sense of well being.
Seven Mile Beach
P.O. Box 30620
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
(345) 945-3800
www.starwood.com

Westin Casuarina Hotel & Spa

Westin Casuarina Hotel & Spa

The Westin Casuarina Hotel & Spa, Las Vegas combines the excitement of Las Vegas with Westin's modern luxurious accommodations. Offering 816 contemporary guest rooms and 10 elegantly designed suites, all rooms feature the Westin Heavenly Bed, Heavenly Bath, dual-line telephones and elegant granite bathrooms with deluxe spa amenities.

A modern luxury hotel, conveniently located just steps away from the famous Las Vegas "Strip", 3 miles from the McCarran Airport, and one mile from the Las Vegas Convention Center, Sands Convention Center, and Mandalay Bay Convention Center.

Whether visiting for work or play, the options are endless. Meeting planners will appreciate 15,000 square feet of meeting space. Everyone will enjoy working out on state-of-the-art equipment in the fitness center or lounging by the outdoor heated pool.

The Hibiscus Spa is a sanctuary in the midst of bustling excitement. Relax and release your stress and tensions in the 10,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, featuring a total of 15 treatment rooms for facials, massages, and vichey shower. Pamper yourself in the full service salon with a therapeutic pedicure, manicure, and hairstyling. Complete the experience by rejuvenating in either the dry or wet saunas or in the outdoor Jacuzzi and pool with private cabanas.

Feel your adrenaline rush when you enter the 24-hour Casuarina Casino, offering ten table games and over 295 slot and video poker machines, from penny slots to million dollar jackpots. It has every game you love, including Blackjack, Craps, and Three Card Poker. Plus, a Casuarina Fun Book is available at check-in with over $100 in valuable offers including $10 in free slot play and $5 in blackjack, craps, and roulette match play.
160 East Flamingo
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
(702) 836-9775
www.starwood.com

The Royal Palms Resort and Spa

The Royal Palms Resort and Spa

The Royal Palms hotel is a Spanish Mediterranean Estate par excellence. Its one hundred seventeen casitas and guestrooms serve as an oasis for guestsseeking tranquility and solitude amidst a truly remarkable setting. The hotel is poised within the Valley of the Sun, in the beautiful Phoenix hotels and resorts community. Camelback Mountain, to the north, provides a striking visual backdrop. During the hotel's recent multi-million dollar restoration, architect Don Ziebell captured the integrity of the original 1929 mansion, by incorporating numerous architectural details to maintain an overall sense of authenticity and coherence.

Mirroring the Old World feel of the hotel, Royal Palms' Alvadora Spa is residential, warm, intimate ... and even romantic. Distinguished by the Spanish Colonial design of the hotel coupled with definite European influences, the spa integrates the indoors and outdoors in a unique non-clinical environment. The Alvadora Spa at Royal Palms offers the best of all possible services. For example, the Orange Blossom Body Buff, this signature treatment will captivate you by the sweet uplifting scent of neroli oils. A naturally balanced moisturizing essential oil from the bitter orange blossom, neroli helps restore moisture and supports the skin's renewal process. This vigorous exfoliation also includes a scalp and neck massage while cocooned in warmth and finishes with an application of rich body lotion and mists of neroli water.

5200 E. Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85018
(602) 840-3610
www.royalpalmshotel.com

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