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2019 Spafinder’s Premier Spas of the West & Southwest

Our 2019 Premier West & Southwest collection includes Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Nevada.For those who enjoy the high desert of the mountains, whether it’s winter or summer, this list will include something that pleases. If you want to find something farther away or you need something around the corner you can always visit all of our listings at

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

Travel & Play

Spa Spotlight: Acqualina’s Award-Winning ESPA in Miami Beach

For ultra-luxurious, beachfront spa-ing in Miami Beach, Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is the exquisite standout. The resort’s two-story, 20,000-square-foot ESPA is a tranquil sanctuary for a European-inspired spa experience. Guests at this award-winning spa can enjoy stunning views of the Atlantic coastline from the outdoor veranda, which features a spa pool, heated []

connoisseur spa

Travel & Play

Sample Top Destination Spas during Deal Days

THIS JUST IN! Several of the spas in the SpaFinder Connoisseur Collection are participating in our SpaFinder Deal Days, the Wellness Week™! So if you are a local to any of these regions and have always wanted to try the fabulous destination spa in your ‘backyard,’ now’s your chance!

Aqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach

Travel & Play

Determine the Best of the Best: SpaFinder’s Readers’ Choice

Hollywood’s awards season has just wrapped up, but spa industry honors are happening now—and you are the academy. We want to hear from you to know what spa you think is the best in everything from accommodations to cuisine. Each year SpaFinder’s Readers’ Choice Awards surveys spa-goers on 27 different categories ranging from the “best spa for affordability” or “best spa for fitness” to the “best spa for cooking classes” or “best spa for going solo”. Spas are also voted on according to region or country, as well as continent, so that we can bring you the top spa to travel to or the most highly recommended spa closest to you.

Living Well

Spa Gossip – A Source of Juicy Nuggets of Wisdom

One fun element of spending time at a spa where you interact with other guests (especially at destination spas – my favorite kind of spa) is that you learn some interesting tidbits from others.   Between conversations on a hike or chatting with someone at a meal, I get a glimpse into other people’s lives []