11 Dream Spa Vacation Packages
Spa treatments can be so refreshing and healing that they should almost be mandatory on vacation. This list includes spa vacation packages that are diverse in services, location and pricing. Whether you want a spa package that puts you on a white sandy beach in the tropics, in the Tuscan countryside, or in the desert, read on for some unique ideas. Most of the packages are priced for two guests, so text your best friend or book a romantic spa vacation and bring your partner along.
1. Napa Valley Spa Deal for Couples
Consistently rated one of the best places to stay in Napa, Solage Calistoga offers several signature treatments that you can all on when you check in. Or you can visit the spa on a day trip from a West Coast city, the choice if yours. If you are traveling with your better half, try the "Mudslides For Two" (the deal is priced at $180, but it's actually a $246 value). You will receive a signature three-part Mudslide treatment for two at the Bathhouse, and a soak in the hotel's geo-thermal mineral pools.
2. Rainforest Spa in Saint Lucia
Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort is surrounded by a lush rainforest and a beautiful sandy beach. Enjoy every fifth night free with breakfast for two daily. Spend the money you save at the beautiful Rainforest Spa. Ask for the "Linger Longer - Get the 5th Night Free" package: stay five or more nights and receive a complimentary night and full breakfast daily. Stay five receive one free night and stay ten receive two free nights. Offered from May through October 2013.
3. Southern Caribbean Sea
Spa Splendor in Curacao offers a 3-night package that includes accommodations and the following perks. The package is priced from $1,220 for three nights for two guests through December 23, 2013. Get pampered with half a day of Spa Services including a 50 minute hour Relaxing Massage, 60 minute Foot Reflexology, and choice of 45 minute Mini Facial or Gentleman’s Total Care Facial. Guests also get to use the fitness center, Sauna, Steam Room and Jacuzzi. The sister property, the Sandton Kura Hulanda Lodge & Beach Club has an on-site dive shop and a beautiful beach.
4. Resort Spa in Arizona
Arizona Biltmore is known for its architecture, desert scenery and, of course, its spa. Ask for the Wright Combination package (from $700) which includes a 6-hour pampering extravaganza: a Dream Catcher Aromatherapy Massage (80 minutes), Biltmore Custom Facial, Desert Heat Therapy Wrap and a Caviar Manicure and Pedicure.
5. Customized Wine Country Spa Retreat
Spa goers at Hotel Healdsburg in California's wine country receive a customized experience that includes accommodations, two 50-minute revitalizing spa treatments of your choice at The Spa Hotel Healdsburg (one per person, excluding the "4 Hands" massage), 15 percent discount on all additional spa treatments, Daily Gourmet Harvest breakfast and complimentary valet parking. The package is available Sunday through Thursday, from $540.
The hotel also offers a food & spa package (from $898) which includes: two nights in a Premium King or Double Queen room with six foot soaking tub, chef's seasonal six-course tasting menu dinner for two at Dry Creek Kitchen, two 50-minute revitalizing spa treatments of your choice (excluding the 4 hands massage) at The Spa Hotel Healdsburg, Harvest breakfast and complimentary valet parking.
6. Three Signature Packages in the British Virgin Islands
Just arriving in the Caribbean is a relaxing experience, but once you check into the elegant Grace Bay Club you'll feel that your dream spa vacation is becoming a reality. Grace Bay Club in the BVI gives you a choice of three spa packages as an add-on to your room rate. The 4-hour Caribbean Delight ($460) includes a Anani custom Massage, Pro-Collagen Marine Facial, Exotic Hand Ritual and Sole Delight. The 3-hour Exotic Indulgence ($370) includes a Half Lime and Ginger Salt Glow, Aroma Spa Detox Wrap, and Reflexology. And if you are planning a Caribbean beach wedding, the 3-hour Radiant Bride signature treatment ($300) will let you relax and glow with anticipation with the Hand Ritual, Sole Delight, Coconut Rub and Milk Wrap with pre-make-up Facial.
7. Luxury Spa near San Francisco
Plan a short trip from San Francisco and rejuvenate in a country setting. This package at the Auberge Spa includes a one-night stay in a Garden Room, in-room Wine Amenity, Daily Breakfast for Two in the Michelin-starred Restaurant, Rejuvenating Full-hour Auberge Massage for Two. Ask for the Relaxation & Rejuvenation spa vacation package which is available any night of the week (minimum night stay restrictions apply over holiday periods). Rates start at $1,138.
For longer stays, take a look at the "Taste of Napa" package which includes: a three-night stay in a Garden Room (upgraded guest rooms and rates also available), dinner for two in our Michelin-starred Restaurant. Guests are greeted with a glass of Sparkling Wine and a selection of a four-course seasonal menu (excludes all additional beverages, tax and gratuity included). Lunch for two at any of the three culinary venues: The Restaurant at Auberge, The Bistro & Bar or La Plage (excludes all beverages, tax and gratuity included). Daily breakfast for two, Early morning Balloon Flight (weather permitting), Six-hour Winery Tour with a private car and driver (excludes tasting fees), 60-minute Auberge Massage for Two in the Auberge Spa, All Taxes and Gratuities. This 3-night package costs from $4,046 per couple.
8. Detox, Weightloss and Pampering in Tuscany
When you check into Castel Monastero in Italy, there are many spa programs you can choose from that can dramatically improve your life, ranging from weight loss and revitalising therapies which help you sleep better to detox and gourmet diet. The spa offers a number or relaxing treatments, customized to each guest. The spa Indulgence package (from Euro 620) requires a 3-night minimum stay and includes breakfast, welcome amenity, 2 body treatments (75 min each), one facial treatment per person, access to the indoor water area of the spa with a sauna, Turkish bath, 2 indoor pools, chromo and aroma therapy showers.
9. Carmel Valley with Your Best Friend
Sometimes it's time to reconnect with your best friend in a luxurious setting. Bernardus Lodge in Carmel Valley designed a package with just such a noble goal in mind. For $249, best friends receive a 25-min Chardonnay Body Polish followed by a 50-minute Chardonnay Facial, lunch by the pool, a La Bella Donna make up refresher, and omplimentary wine tasting at Bernardus' tasting room. Valid Sunday through Thursday for up to six people. Rooms are additional, or you can plan a day trip with your friend.
10. 2-night Southern California Spa Trip for Couples
Miramonte Resort near Palm Springs has a package for couples that combines a romantic dinner at its restaurant with pampering at the spa. There is a two-night minimum, so be ready to relax on this getaway. Ask for "Romance in the Desert" which includes two nights in a luxury room, one dinner for two at The Grove, per stay, two 60-minute spa treatments (massage, facial or scrub), champagne and chocolate-covered fruit, Guaranteed late check-out at 2pm and Rose petal turndown.
11. The Ultimate Spa Retreat in Bali
Uma Ubud in Bali is home to one of the top spas in the world. Choose from two-, three-, or four-night stays with accommodation of your choice. This is an all-inclusive getaway with all meals included, complimentary yoga classes and guided walks. The Uma Ubud spa packages also include a 60-minute massage and a choice of one 75-minute holistic Purify facial or a 90-minute deep-tissue massage. Extra massages are included, depending on length of stay. Choose from a traditional Indonesian massage, an Indian head massage or the signature COMO Shambhala massage.