SpaFinder readers served these spas with the title of being the Top 10 for Best Cuisine in the 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards, and it’s easy to see why.
Not only are beauty companies backing Breast Cancer Awareness with special PINK products or a portion of proceeds going to support various organizations, spas are spreading the love as well.
Repetition can sometimes make the once exciting and invigorating into something mundane and blah. Because of this, the idea of exploring and experimenting with new forms of exercise is beneficial for several reasons, says Miraval’s Exercise Physiologist, Andrew Wolf, M.Ed, C.S.C.S.
Miraval Resort & Spa invites you to enjoy more time in the sun – Stay 4 nights and your 5th Night is Free – one whole extra day in glorious warm weather at all inclusive Miraval Arizona! The winner of 9 different categories of the 2010 SpaFinder Reader’s Choice Awards – revel in our expertise, innovation, blue skies, natural surroundings and gracious care. For details: www.miravalresorts.com/Rates-Specials/5th-NIGHT-FREE or call 866-389-9589
This February, Miraval Arizona, in conjunction with SpaFinder and Lauren Stone, will debut its first annual Touched by an Angel, Sisterhood of Survivors Spa Retreat, a ground-breaking, inspirational experience devoted to supporting those who have lost a loved one and providing a place to heal and grieve both individually and collectively as a group. Learn more about this life-enriching retreat.
The healing power of animals has been the subject of several studies, with results suggesting that they help reduce stress, depression, and heart risk levels in humans. This theory broadens beyond man’s best friend and even expands past households and hospitals—spas are also getting in on the act.
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!
I lost my only child, my 6-year old son to a few weeks ago after he bravely fought an intensely aggressive 21-months battle. I am emotionally, physically and mentally drained out and exhausted. Also, it still feels unreal. I am looking for a 5-7 days retreat to heal my mind, body and spirit. A retreat where I can connect to my soul, the earth and help focus on rebuilding my energies and my life. Activities I am looking for are: yoga, meditation, holistic discourses, healthy meals, Ayurveda, massages, walks, spiritual awakening, all scheduled by the retreat so I have a daily itinerary to follow.
Celebrate this Mother’s Day with a bit of spa-ing, re-connecting, and treatments à deux with your best friend—mom, of course! Spas catering to a mother-daughter clientele, from adults to teens alike, are increasingly becoming more common (find an extensive list here), and promote the importance of overall wellness at an early age. Whether you’re a mom, daughter, grandmother, niece, or confidant, these destination spots offer getaway packages or amenities (and a non-stressful atmosphere!) that honor mom this Mother’s Day weekend—and throughout the year. Here’s a sample of just some of SpaFinder’s top picks we’d like to share.