Father’s Day Travel & Spa Guide
In need of Father’s Day travel plans? These eight properties have built out programming, and exceptional spa offers exclusively for dad.
Miami Beach Edition
A weekend at the trendy Miami Beach Edition could mean a meal at Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s heralded restaurants (also home to Top Chef winner, Jeremy Ford), a stopover at the onsite bowling alley, and countless hours poolside: It could also mean male-centric treatments at The Spa. Day-trippers and overnighters can pop into The Spa for two limited time Father’s Day specials: The first, a Men’s Ultimate Facial ($165), complete with microdermabrasion and an orange spice towel wrap, helps ease tired skin. The second treatment is ideal for active dads — The Spa’s Therapeutic Sports Massage ($180) dons deep tissue work with soothing scents like peppermint and eucalyptus.
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
For a festive Father’s Day, head over to Atlantic City’s Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa. The hotel draws headliners regularly, flaunting globe-trotting DJs, musical acts (Bob Dylan is stopping by in June!), and TV chef superstars like Bobby Flay, Wolfgang Puck, and Geoffrey Zakarian. If the 161,000 square feet of gaming space isn’t enough to entice, visiting gents can head over to Barbershop, an uber masculine spot that offers manicures, haircuts, and straight razor shaves. Solitude-seekers can drop by the Spa Toccare for a Moor Mud Body Float ($260) or Men’s Sports Facial ($140).
Carillon Miami Beach
Carillon Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Florida has a slew of options sure to satisfy dad: They’re hosting a midday Father’s Day Feast at Thyme, plating organic meats alongside craft beers ($65 per person). At the Spa, Carillon’s #daddeservesit package includes a private boxing class, a “muscle melt” massage, and a “mind melt” scalp treatment ($445). Want to tie these options together? The hotel’s Props To Pop package includes one-night suite accommodations, a muscle melt massage, brunch at the Father’s Day Feast, and other family-friendly activities like indoor rock climbing ($700 and up).
The Spa at Camelback Inn
The Deserving And Due ($160) special at The Spa at Camelback Inn in Scottsdale, Arizona, starts with a men’s herbal body wrap, intended to draw out impurities, detoxify the body, and induce relaxation. Once that wraps, dad will move on to his 60-minute Swedish massage to soothe his tired muscles and ooze the stress away. The Deserving And Due is available on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 19, 2016) and Mondays through Thursdays through June.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Florida is hosting the Ultimate Father’s Day Experience for Sunday, June 19. The hotel’s intricate day package ($1,000) includes a poolside cabana rental with bottle and beer service, a food platter, gifted cigars, and playing cards and chips. If de-stressing is on the agenda, Lapis Spa has two exclusive Father’s Day treatments running through June: The Chief Treatment, featuring a 50-minute Swedish Massage and Hamman bath ($142), and World’s Best Dad, featuring a hot shave and a 50-minute Weekend Warrior Massage ($172).
Over in St. Lucia, BodyHoliday’s Adventure Program is sure to lure exploring spirits. The health and wellness resort’s immersive and customizable experience can include cave diving, extreme mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, and sailing. For those looking to learn something new, BodyHoliday hosts a scuba school, tennis classes, and golfing, as well as archery and fencing. When downtime comes calling, dads can take a seat inside the 30,000 square-foot wellness center or simply hit the beach.
Trump National Doral
The Trump National Doral is hosting an inclusive affair for dad. The hotel’s Father’s Day Spa Package flaunts a 60-minute Trump Luxury Custom Massage or Cleansing Facial ($290), as well as a complimentary lunch and champagne toast on Father’s Day.
Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
This Father’s Day, Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino’s eforea spa is hosting a Men’s Escape Package ($95) donning a 25-minute head and face massage and 50-minute full body massage. The techniques draw from ancient Indian and Thai practices that are sure to help dad unwind. Eforea’s deal is available from June 16-19,2016.
Take Dad on an all inclusive, Mexican escape with a little local history weaved into the intinerary. At Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, his stay is free and includes complimentary cultural and city tours for the whole family. To boot, pops earns a $300 spa credit with his stay. This Father’s Day promotion is available through June.