Just picture itóyouíre lying on a massage table with soft music and the soothing sounds of a fountain relaxing your mind. Outside, beautiful Colorado is bursting into season, filling every window with mountain views, snowy peaks, and sunny skies. This is spa-living in Colorado, a state that offers a huge variety of spa experiences. Whatever your budget, timeline, and location, thereís a spa just waiting for you.
Nearly every spa has its own unique focus, whether itís on yoga, massage, outdoor adventures, skin treatments, or steam rooms. A little advance research will help you pick the very best one. Once you arrive, you can sign up for a package that includes a number of treatments, or just sample things one at a time. For many people, the first trip to the spa can be intimidating, but it doesnít need to be. The spa employees will walk you through every step, tailoring the service to fit your comfort level. Many spas also offer superb classes in Pilates, Yoga, aerobics, spinning, and more, so be sure to ask about their fitness programs. Below, youíll find a few options organized by city.
Youíll find Ayurvedic treatments, body wraps, beauty treatments, and massage at the Aspen Club & Spa, set just three miles outside this gorgeous city. This spa has personal trailers, group fitness classes, pool classes, tennis, cycling, and a river to explore.
At the St. Regis Aspen hotel, the RemËde Spa has steam rooms, a vapor cave, an oxygen lounge, and a room with invigorating warm and cold waterfalls. Balance the high luxury treatments with outdoor romps in the snow, enjoying skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, or dog-sledding.
Outdoor thrills rule the day at The Gant Aspen Club and Spa, where you can enjoy river rafting, year-round tennis, swimming, a pro shop, meditation rooms, and their well-equipped fitness center. SpaAspen features their signature Alpine Rejuvenator and a range of refreshing treatments.
For skin care, hand and foot treatments, massage, and body treatments, visit the Denver Day Spa, also known a Changes of Cherry Creek. They offer a stone therapy massage, aromatherapy, deep tissue massage, and Cranio Sacral massage in this elegant facility.
At The Woodhouse Day Spa, a warm, luxurious setting forms the backdrop for treatments like Micro-Dermabrasion, Reflexology, scalp massage, and East Meets West Therapies. Take in the special two-hour Woodhouse Escape package and enjoy a full afternoon of soothing massage, reflexology, and facial acupressure.
The stunning ski-resort town of Vail paints a pretty picture behind the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort and Spa with its indoor and outdoor pool, whirlpool, and sauna. Special treatments at the Golden Leaf Spa include the Extreme Defrost (Healing Water Bath and massage) and the Golden Leaf Splendor (Healing Water Bath, massage, and facial).
For a unique blend of fitness and relaxation, head to the Spa at Vail Mountain Lodge, set on the banks of Gore Creek. The spa offers 13 therapy rooms and a soul-cleansing solarium, a fully-equipped gym, lap pool, indoor rock climbing wall, and relaxing massages and facials. Rooms are softly illuminated with candles and crystal lamps, creating a soft, rejuvenating glow.