World Best Spa

Study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers by International Spa Association revealed that the revenue generated by the spa industry in the year 1999 (USD$5 billion) had skyrocketed in 2001 to USD$10.7 billion. This figure has further escalated in 2010. United States of America alone has more than 12, 000 spas. Some are day spas, few are medspas (medical spas) and few of them are spa resorts. The day spas are the ones that are set up as independent centers and not located inside hotels. The medical spas are the ones where you will find specially trained spa treatment experts who treat visitors for various ailments. Finally, the spa

resorts are the hotels that offer spa treatment in addition to various other amenities. Find out more about the world’s best spas located in different cities across the world.

Spa Services


Generally speaking, there are various types of spa services that are offered by the spa centers. The most common types of spa treatments include –

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Facial
  • Acupuncture
  • Body wraps
  • Body polish
  • Eye treatment
  • Aromatherapy massage
  • Treatment by chiropractor
  • Chair massage

In other words, cleansing, imbibing positive energy, treating, and healing are included in any spa treatment regime. The treatments help in rejuvenation.

Best spas in the world by category


Given below are the popular spas by category. There are green spas, day spas, best extended stay spas, best international spas, and best men’s spa. The names of the spas belonging to these categories are given below.

Best Men’s Spa


1)Chuan in Hong Kong
2)Markus for Men in Buenos Aires
3)Nickel Spa in Chicago

Best Extended Stay Spa


Canyon Ranch in Florida (5 locations)
Miraval in Arizona
Ojai Valley Inn and Spa in Santa Barbara

Best Day Spa


Bliss (20 locations worldwide)
The Spa at the Grand del Mar in San Diego
Peninsula Spa by Espa in Hong Kong

Best International Spa


Capri Palace Hotel and Spa in Island of Capri in Tyrrhenian Sea
Maru Spa at Bora Bora Lagoon Resort and Spa in Polynesia
Tabacon Resort in Costa Rica

Best Green Spa


Bardessono in Napa Valley
Daintree Eco Lodge and Spa in Australia
Sullivan Estate and SPA Retreat in Hawaii

World’s Best Spas by places


California, Florida, Colorado, and Georgia are some of the states where world’s best spas are located. Given below are names of few such spas in USA.

California
The Spa at Resort at Pelican Hill, New port Beach
Spa Montage, Laguna Beach

Florida
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Miami

Colorado
The Spa at The Broadmoor (Colorado Springs)
New York
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental

Nevada
The Spa at Encore LA
The Spa at Wynn LA

Hawaii
Spa Halekulani in Honolulu Oahu
The Spa at Manele Bay Four Seasons Resort Lanai

Georgia
20 Spa Mansion on Peachtree, Rosewood Hotel
The Rtiz Carlton Lodge Spa Greensboro

Illinois
The Spa at Trump Chicago
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago


Last Updated on 07/03/2011

 

 

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