Everyone needs to spoil him or herself, even if just for an hour. For those looking for a high-class luxury experience, they can have a bit of rest and relaxation at a world-class spa and salon that offers numbers of different beauty and wellness treatments that will reenergize the body and rejuvenate the soul. When options include facial scrubs, oil massages, and steam rooms, you forget all about the other worries in life and live in the blissful moment.
The Ritz-Carlton in New Orleans was ranked #2 in Travel and Leisure's list of Top 10 Hotel Spas Overall. For those that want to enjoy some time at the Ritz-Carlton spa, Travel and Leisure recommends taking their sensual magnolia-infused bath. This Ritz-Carlton has one of the best salons and spas of 2011 because of its extensive selection of treatments and world-class staff. For example, their rebalancing spa package includes a private yoga class, an aromatherapy bath, and a Thai table massage. Their salon also features services such as hair removal, haircuts, make-up, and tanning.
Luxury Hotel Awards awarded the Spa at West Baden, in the French Lick Resort, the Best Luxury Hotel Spa. Here, you get everything from stone massages to special treatment haircuts and spa packages to detoxify the body and soul. The things that make the Spa at West Baden a top-five salon and spa of 2011 are offerings like their West Baden Exclusive Spa Ritual, which includes an aromatherapy sprudel bath; their signature facial, followed by an aromatherapy massage; and a Zents manicure and pedicure. You do not need to care about your face and nails to enjoy the luxury experiences at West Baden.
Luxury Hotel Awards also awarded the Spa at the Peaks Resort the Best Luxury Day Spa. This top US spa even recommends booking appointments two weeks in advance to ensure proper scheduling and availability of all the treatments you would like, which shows how in demand their luxury services are. One of their top body treatments is their cooling coconut and cucumber wrap, which is a 90-minute experience that pulls heat from inflamed skin and cools the body.
In the Readers' Spa Awards 2011, Conde Nast Traveler ranked the Peninsula Spa, in New York, #1 in the Americas and Caribbean. The Peninsula Spa is one of the five best spas and salons because the Peninsula Spa combines Asian, European, and Ayurvedic philosophies to provide wellness to its clients. Their unique retreat packages include a variety of spa experiences plus their Naturally Peninsula spa cuisine lunch. Their hair salon also provides hair care and hair removal, make-up application, and nail treatments.
Readers of Conde Nast Traveler also named the Spa at the Mandarin Oriental one of the top US spas in 2011. This spa has a five-star rating, with a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor pool, and a comforting ambiance. The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental offers exciting treatments such as their Himalayan Salt, Sea and Chakra Therapy, as well as their full-day programs for a whole day of rest and relaxation.