Readers’ Choice Awards: Top 10 Spas for Families


When the kids are finally out of school and ready to hit the beach, it’s not always easy finding the ideal summer vacation spot. Choosing a destination that incorporates fun activities while also promoting a rejuvenating lifestyle for both you and your family is the perfect option. If you’re struggling to find the perfect vacation spot for the whole gang this summer, look no further!

Laniwai Spa at Aulani a Disney Resort and Spa

At Laniwai Spa, enjoy one of their several couple’s spa treatments in a private suite with your beau while your teen takes full advantage of  Painted Sky, the resort’s own  remarkable retreat for teens  which includes a lounge and yogurt bar, as well as teen-only  massages, facials, manicures and pedicures! Aulani also provides a Kids Club (ages 3-12) where the younger ones can explore Hawaiian culture, music, and art with complimentary activities and interactive experiences; all of which is included with your stay!

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa

Woodlands Spa offers many inventive spa treatments promoting ways to relax and invigorate the mind, body, and soul. The spa features forty treatment rooms as well as 100 different treatments and services to choose from! Feel free to lay back in one of the spa’s Hydrotherapy tubs, open your senses with aromatherapy oils, and allow the spa’s skincare experts to indulge you with a personalized facial! While you pamper yourself, your little ones can take advantage of the natural and soothing Kidz Spa, where children ages 5-15 can receive age-appropriate manicures, pedicures, massage, or facials!

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

At Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, indulge in Spa Atlantis’ 30,000 square-foot space, complete with tranquil lounges and treatment rooms. Aside from its 15 treatment rooms including a couple’s suite, the spa has a full-service salon, cardio theater, and fitness center on offer for guests! While you’re receiving a healing mud mask facial or a signature massage, the kids can take advantage of the Fun Center, which is full of classic arcade games, a snack bar, and prizes for them to enjoy!

Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

At Spa Grande, sit back and relax with one of the spa’s exceptional packages such as the 4-hour Wela Package, which includes a 60-minute Terme Wailea Hydrotherapy Treatment, a 50-minute Pohaku (lava stone) Massage, and so much more! If you’re wondering where to leave the kids during hours-long ultimate spa treatments, don’t fret! Spa Grande has teen spa packages as well as kids spa packages, which provide remarkable age-appropriate treatments including Chocolate Coconut Scrubs or Cocoa Butter Massages for the teens, as well as Chocolate Coconut Massage and Tropical Facials for the youngsters!

Topnotch Resort and Spa

The luxurious Topnotch Spa features over 120 treatments with 30 treatment rooms and spa lounges, where guests can unwind fireside in between rejuvenating spa therapies! Enjoy an ultimate Four Hand Massage where two massage therapists work simultaneously to provide you with the deepest relaxation imaginable! For the teens, Topnotch Spa offers various treatments such as the Super Sugar Scrub, which is an exfoliation treatment made from pure maple sugar and assists in exfoliating and hydrating the skin!

Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa

At Crystal Spa, enjoy ultimate wellbeing with their abundant spa treatments on offer, including the Natural Face Lift Facial or a Hot Stones Massage! For the kids (ages 9-12), the spa provides Tween Mani and Pedis and for the teens (ages 13-17), Basic Teen Facials or Junior Swedish-Style Back Massage. Crystal Spa also has unique packages where you and your teen or tween can enjoy spa treatments side-by-side!  Oh, and don’t think that Crystal Spa forgot about your hubby! Luckily for him, a 50-minute Men’s Revitalizing Facial is available!

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

With 23 treatment rooms and tons of spa packages and treatments available, you’ll be sure to reach definitive wellbeing at Grand Traverse Spa whether you’re looking for just a few calming hours or an all-encompassing spa getaway! Resort guests can indulge in the spa’s very-own cherry infused treatments featuring locally made products found in massage, hydrotherapy, and nail care services! The kids will surely be distracted while you’re getting pampered thanks to the Dylan’s Candy Bar located within the resort! Here, kids can feast their eyes on endless shelves and tables full of candy, fudge displays, specialty chocolates, novelties, and so much more!

Stowe Mountain Lodge

This massive 21,000 square-foot New England spa facility has an impressive full-service fitness center, outdoor swimming pool with indoor access, Jacuzzis, a relaxation lounge and 18 private treatment rooms for spa treatments including a Clarifying Detox Facial or a Coffee Coconut and Vanilla Body Scrub! The spa offers a variety of relaxing and seriously unique opportunities in order to provide something for everyone; whether it’s for the young or the young at heart. As a result, the spa features a Kids Spa, where children ages 6 and up can enjoy a soothing experience with a mini spa treatment or two!

Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa

At Sheraton La Caleta Resort & Spa, there’s fun for everyone! Adults can take full advantage of Spa Eutonos’ endless spa treatments and services including Him and Her Energizing Facial Treatments and Couples Full Body Massage, while the kids can embark on an unforgettable journey at the resort’s Guanchito Club! Here, children ages 3-12 will find a wide variety of activities such as a heated pool and solarium (for the whole family to enjoy!), a wall climbing area, mini soccer, mini golf, and so much more!

Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago

The Spa at Trump caters to women, men and couples and provides guests with health and beauty both inside and out! Ladies can reenergize and renew with endless spa treatments including a signature Revitalizing Rubies Massage or a Hot Sauna Tradition heating ritual, while men can enjoy a Cleansing Back Treatment or a Men’s Recovery Facial. If that doesn’t pique your interest, indulge in the couple’s Romance and Relaxation Package for two! Additionally, Trump Hotel Chicago offers programs like Trump Kids, which includes services and amenities for children such as their very-own room service menu, special luxury age-appropriate spa treatments, use of the swimming pool with swimming lessons if desired, and more!