Ah, the great outdoors! Now that spring has sprung, what better time is there to go hiking? Here are the 2009 Readers’ Choice picks for the best spa hiking getaways. From the Southwest to the Northeast, enjoying nature while getting a rigorous workout can be the perfect path to fitness or a great supplement to a spa treatment. Take a hike at some of these top spas.
Each year SpaFinder’s Readers Choice Awards reaches out to you to hear where you’ve had your best spa experiences. Spa-goers vote in 27 different categories to determine which spas specialize in the things that matter to you. So for the spa-lover who is also a hiking enthusiast, we bring you the Best Spas for Hiking! With locations coast to coast, there is a hike for you at Rancho la Puerta in Baja California, Mexico or at New York’s Spa at Mohonk Mountain House. RCA picks like Green Mountain Spa in Utah provide a host of fun physical activities, but the views that accompany the hikes are a big draw.
ASHRAM HEALTH RETREAT – CALABASAS,CALIFORNIA
CANYON RANCH IN TUCSON – TUCSON,ARIZONA
FITNESS RIDGE RESORT & SPA – IVINS,UTAH
GOLDEN DOOR – ESCONDIDO,CALIFORNIA
GREEN VALLEY SPA & WELLNESS CENTER – ST. GEORGE, UTAH
MII AMO, A DESTINATION SPA AT ENCHANTMENT – SEDONA, ARIZONA
NEW LIFE HIKING SPA – KILLINGTON, VERMONT
RANCHO LA PUERTA – BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO
RED MOUNTAIN RESORT & SPA – IVINS, UTAH
THE SPA AT MOHONK MOUNTAIN HOUSE – NEW PALTZ, NEW YORK