Spa Vacation Ideas

Spa Vacation Ideas #1: Coastal Trek Resort is one of the best health and fitness spas anywhere. Located in stunning Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Coastal Trek Resort provides you with a vacation getaway that will revitalize your body and your spirit.

The focus here is on fun, healthy activities with personalized health & wellness vacations. They provide you with the tools as well as the knowledge of how to use them to improve your life when you get back home.

And it's all done in a luxury vacation setting. This luxurious mountain spa and fitness retreat makes good use of the surrounding mountain forest for hiking and fitness activities.

The spa is set up with a large steam room and offers relaxing therapeutic massage. You can enjoy the sweeping panorama of the Comox Valley from the privacy of the hot tub.

Mingle with the other guests in front of the stone wood burning fireplace in the Great Room. The gourmet meals at this all-inclusive resort are both delicious and nutritious.

Put Coastal Trek Resort at the top of your vacation ideas list. It could be a life altering experience. Fitness spa vacations at an alternative spa offer adventure and outdoor challenges.

This is a concept that is opening up new vacation ideas for many people, something more than just traditional massages and body treatments.

A whole new breed of spas are catering to couples, men and some are men-only.

They are offering up adventure to those who are looking for something besides aromatherapy and New Age music. A wide variety of activities are available to develop your fitness and have some real fun in the bargain. And Coastal Trek Resort does is one of the best.


Spa Vacation Ideas #2: Fitness and Golf Spa Vacations at Cordillera Lodge & Spa in Vail, Colorado, can include a fitness consultation, stretching and fitness classes. Then after your facial and massage you can hit the ski slopes or knock out a round or two of golf.
Spa Vacation Ideas #3: The Red Mountain Spa is also on situated amid the breathtaking scenery of Utah red-rock country. They boast hiking programs on over 30 trails along with a variety of fitness classes.

They have a series of spa treatments specifically designed for men. Then its off to a whole variety of recreational activities in the surrounding area. You can choose from walking, hiking, biking and climbing as well as swimming, golf or biking.


Spa Vacation Ideas #4: For a very personal "holistic bodybuilding experience" try The Zane Experience in Palm Springs, California. It was started by a former Mr. Olympia and Mr. Universe Frank Zane and his wife Christine.

This fitness spa vacation idea offers instructions on weight training, nutrition, stress management and and a variety of other relaxation techniques. The Zanes have also introduced activities for building your mind as well as your body. You can experience a Synchro-Energizer.

This device function in a way to improve the brain by synchronizing its right and left hemispheres. You can also relax you mind along with your body in the "dry" flotation tank.

When you think about it, spas and fitness are a natural mix. Adventure and fitness activities are great vacation ideas that will stimulate both the body and the mind. They de-stress you and allow your body to release built up tension.

The spa treatments do the same thing only in a more relaxed way. Put the two together for fitness spa vacations and you will do your body and spirit a world of good.

Fitness and adventure spa vacations will combine the best of both worlds, luxury and adventure. After a vigorous workout why not enjoy a relaxing massage and facial. Keeping your body in shape does not have to be all work and no play with fitness spa vacations.


Spa Vacation Ideas #5: Top notch golf spa vacations are the focus of the St. Regis Resort in Ft. Lauderdale. This is a luxury resort for those who want only the best golf and spa vacations, Florida. The 8,500 sq ft spa offers massage therapy, aromatherapy, "decadent body scrubs and wraps" and facials.

Close at hand is Florida's only 5-star golf course, The Diplomat Country Club and the unique Grande Oaks Golf Course with its classic prime playing conditions. On site is Chef Toby Joseph's CERO restaurant which features fresh Florida harvested seafood.


Spa Vacation Ideas #6: The Green Valley Spa in southern Utah is a family owned spa that specializes in hiking. Their location in beautiful red-rock country provides the opportunity for hiking excursions to Zion National Park, Snow Canyon, Padre Canyon, Silver Reef. The programs include easy level terrain, more advanced "fitness hikes" and strenuous hikes over steep and rough country.


Spa Vacation Ideas #7: Here are a few Berkshires spa vacation ideas. These are some examples of why the region has been named Spa Capital of New England.

Canyon Ranch is an award winning Berkshires spa resort in Lenox, Massachusetts. This is a huge 100,000-square-foot spa complex and they offer year-round inclusive luxury vacation packages.

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They have a large assortment of activities such as nutrition consultants, cooking demos, fitness classes, racquet ball and basketball.

Besides the luxury of the spa facilities you can enjoy the surrounding Berkshire Mountains with bike excursions, guided hikes, seasonal skiing and snowshoeing, canoeing and kayaking.

Cranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club, also in Lenox is a little smaller than Canyon Ranch but at 35,000 square-feet it’s still a sizeable resort. And it boasts a spectacular 18-hole championship golf course along with the nationally renowned Golf Digest Golf School. The 16 treatment rooms are connected to the resort rooms by a heated glass-enclosed walkway.

Their 60-foot long indoor pool has a 20-foot high glass wall providing a wonderful view of the Berkshire Mountains. One of their 50 various treatments is especially designed for men including a Premium Pedicure created specifically for golfers and athletes of all types.

Essentials Day Spa is the third spa in the Berkshires I have suggested for Lenox, Mass. Lenox is in the heart of the beautiful Berkshires countryside and is a great vacation destination in itself aside from the spas.

It’s the perfect spot to take in all the history and culture the Berkshires has to offer. Essentials Day Spa is a full service day spa offering hair, facials, Swedish massage, manicures, seaweed wrap & more. Here are a few more Berkshires day spas that you may want to include in your plans to vacation in the Berkshires.

  • In Touch Massage & Day Spa is housed in a 9-sided former grist mill overlooking the bubbling waters of the Green River in Williamstown. It is situated only minutes from the Williamstown Theater Festival, MASS MoCA & Jiminy Peak Ski Area.
  • Mepal Manor & Spa is a private English country manor house hotel in New Marlborough, Mass. It’s location gives it a panoramic view across 230 acres of the Berkshires Mountain. They have four treatment rooms, a full-service salon and a yoga room.
  • Michele’s Salon & Day Spais another Berkshires spa vacation idea. Located in Great Barrington it brings an elegant, big-city spa experience to the casual comfort of the Berkshires Hills. Michele's offers a full spectrum of luxurious services - facials, massages, manicures and pedicures.

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