3 Ways to Combat Athletic Ailments

April marks Sports & Wellness month in Miami and since we’re constantly pushing ourselves to amp our workout schedule and try the newest class craze, it’s important to remember to take time-outs for our burned-out bodies and indulge in some much-needed TLC. And, what better way to celebrate than with a day at the spa? []


Top 10 Best Spas for Winter Sports

We’ve made it easy, with a list of ideal locations to which you can escape to a spa winter wonderland: From schussing the powdered slopes to ice skating to ski concierges and even dog sledding, there’s something for everybody at these ten resort spas, voted the “Best for Winter Sports” in the 2011 SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards.

Travel & Play

Ready, Set, Spa in Sedona!

The Seventh Annual Sedona Marathon takes place Saturday, February 4th, 2012! Whether you’re looking to break a sweat in the marathon, take in the sites of Sedona or live in the area and just want a stay-cation with the family, check out some of our great partner spas in the Sedona area.


Get Moving! Best Spas for Staying Active

If vacation for you is typically synonymous with lazy beach bumming, then an active spa vacation could be your dive into a wellness lifestyle. While we are big fans of vegging out, there is something incredible (and possibly life-altering) about spending a few days devoted to activity that is hopefully one of your favorite pastimes or perhaps an erupting new hobby. There are exceptional spas and resorts worldwide dedicated to programs for golf, hiking, water sports, winter sports, yoga and fitness.


Sprint to the Spa at Mandarin Oriental Boston

The Boston Marathon is just around the corner and in addition to the intensive training that runners are doing to prepare for the 115th annual race, our spa partner Mandarin Oriental Boston is encouraging participants to indulge in restorative massage treatments before and after



Tee Time: Golf-Inspired Spa Treatments

More and more spa menus are sporting services to accommodate golfers, and these treatments are not just par for the course – they can help prevent injuries, improve your game, or simply soothe the aches and pains that can be caused on the green.

Editors' Picks

Greetings from Lake Placid!

According to an old lift ticket on my ski jacket, I hadn’t been skiing since September 3rd, 2003. I was rusty, to say the least, and since I miss the mountains and the skiing of my native Pacific Northwest, I jumped at the opportunity to take part in the Women’s Only Experience in Lake Placid []

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Travel & Play

Resort Spas Named Top 10 Best for Water Sports

Oh the weather outside may be frightful, but these getaway spa destinations are so delightful…if you plan to escape the cold this upcoming winter season, or just need a place to escape period, check out the SpaFinder 2010 Readers’ Choice Award winners in the Top Ten Best for Water Sports category. These spa resorts cater to the aqua enthusiast, allowing you to spa and splash in the surf all at the same time.


The Date to Motivate, with a Massage!

10-10-10 in Chicago is “The Date to Motivate!” This October 10th, athletes inChicago will run the race they have been training for − the Chicago Marathon. In honor of the race, Chicago spa Tiffani Kim Institute has the perfect treat for the city’s runners: The Marathon Massage!

Elements Therapeutic Massage

Travel & Play

Deal Days Gets Manly

The men’s grooming market isn’t just razors and shaving cream anymore. It’s clear that as men are becoming more and more attentive to personal care, the market for men’s health and beauty is growing. In fact, purchases of premium-priced ($70 and above) men’s skin-care face products increased by 8 percent in the first half of 2009 compared with the same period in 2008, according to the NPD Group, a market research firm.