9 Sublime Choices for Your Winter Spa Getaway


Anytime is a good time for a getaway. But there’s something a little sweeter about packing up for a spa trip in the winter. It’s because you’ve worked your tush off all year long, being the boss babe you are. Could one of these lovely spa locations be your reward?

1. Salamander Resort and Spa, Middleburg, Va

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Owned by BET Co-Founder, Sheila Johnson, this spacial resort offers private stone
treatment terraces, stunning aromatic steam rooms, luxurious changing areas, sun-lit relaxation spaces, a remarkable couple’s suite, and a secluded spa courtyard with elegant infinity-edge pool and cabanas. Seasonal rituals include Winter Warming and Fall Re-balancing.

2. The Spa at The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Co.

This Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star spa is known for hosting guests such as Prince Harry and many other celebrities. You deserve the same kind of spa treatment! Between services, make sure to relax in the Spa’s gender-specific dry saunas, steam rooms, aromatherapy rooms or fireplace lounges. A co-ed Mountain View Room overlooks a lush golf course and the Rocky Mountains.

3. Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa, Tucson, Ariz.

Named a “Top Domestic Destination Spa” by Travel + Leisure and a “Top Resort in the
Southwest” by Condé Nast Traveler, this upscale, full resort serves spa treatments based on energy and physical touch. Their globally renowned establishment offers award-winning, signature healing experiences that fuse ancient and modern techniques.

4. The Mansion at Noble Lane, Bethany, Pa.

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A boutique bed and breakfast resort owned and operated by former Editor of Essence
Magazine, Monique Greenwood, it offers spa treatments, cooking classes, painting workshops, wine and cheese presentations, and a heated Olympic sized pool. Check out Greenwood’s other Akwaaba locations in Brooklyn, New York, Washington D.C. and Cape May, New Jersey.

5. Mii amo, A Destianation Spa, Sedona, Ariz.

mii amo spa
A getaway in the red rock backdrop of Sedona, Arizona, this is the place to go to enjoy Native American inspired therapies along with a variety of resort packages, skin care, and meditation services.

6. St. Somewhere Spa at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort, Hollywood, Fla.

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Home to 30 local bands and located in the south of Florida, the resort offers weekly live music shows and a family-friendly recreation area. In addition to the state of the art spa
packages, they have instant facial lifts, and eye and lip lifts.

7. Canyon Ranch, Tuscon, Ariz.

canyon ranch spa resort

This celebrated wellness resort puts the emphasis on health and wellness with its nutritious cuisine and activities. Between hikes, yoga and fitness classes, enjoy a massages and facials to help relax and nurture your spirit.

8. Golden Door; San Marcos, Calif.

An outdoor resort surrounded by inspiration from Japanese gardens and sanctuary, all
rooms are single occupancy only and the resort provides clothing including a yukata, a casual cotton kimono, sandals, skincare products, a reusable water bottle, sunscreen, and weather-related gear.

9. The Maisie Dunbar Global Experience; Silver Spring, Md.

A holistic lifestyle spa experience, including makeup and beauty tips, Dunbar’s clientele include companies and celebrities such as Lions Gate Entertainment, Target, Mary Mary, and Fantasia.

Princess Achobang is a dope intern and marketing major at the University of Maryland, College Park.


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