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Top 5 Arizona Spas (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5: Arizona Spas (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Arizona Spas — as voted on by Experience AZ readers:

Alvadora Spa At The Royal Palms Resort & Spa

5200 E. Camelback Rd.,
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Old World ambiance melds with contemporary amenities, including a fitness center, professional massage therapy, pools, golf, biking and nearby hiking trails.

Spa Avania At Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch

7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.,
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Personalized treatments, mineral water therapy, synchronized music, YogaAway, diet and the antioxidants of fine teas are blended for an awakening experience at Spa Avania.

Arizona Biltmore Spa

2400 E. Missouri Ave.,
Phoenix, AZ 85016
The award-winning Arizona Biltmore Spa is a calming destination that will awaken your spirits and invigorate your senses. With natural and organic products and practices, the spa’s signature treatments to address guests’ physical, mental and spiritual health are great for guests and the environment.

Mii Amo At Enchantment Resort

525 Boynton Canyon Rd.,
Sedona, AZ 86336 888-749-2137
This destination spa at Enchantment Resort offers a wide range of treatments, from facials to massages and spiritual readings, as well as fitness classes, cooking demonstrations and outdoor adventures.

Canyon Ranch

8600 E. Rockcliff Rd.,
Tucson, AZ 85750
For more than 30 years, Canyon Ranch has been empowering people to live healthier, longer, more joyful lives through fitness, nutrition, stress-management and integrative wellness.

Experience AZ Spring-Summer 2012

Summer Spa Events and Specials

Scottsdale’s Hottest Spa Events, Specials

The summer heat might have us running for cover, but that doesn’t mean we can’t spoil ourselves. What better way to stay cool than by indulging in some of Scottsdale’s hottest spa events and spa specials?

Luxurious spas in and around the greater Phoenix area are coming together to celebrate this blazing season (in the air-conditioned shade, of course) and, in the process, will raise money for a wonderful cause.

Noteworthy spa events and specials in Scottsdale this summer include:

7th Annual Summer Spaaah Series

Arizona Spa Girls will host its seventh annual Summer Spaaah Series, a line-up of seven resort spa events, with a percentage of ticket sales targeted towards Fresh Start Women’s Foundation.

Fresh Start is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women through the services of the Jewell McFarland Lewis-Fresh Start Women’s Resource Center in Phoenix.

Tickets for the Summer Spaaah Series start at $110 and include an evening reception, featuring an excellent wine selection and scrumptious samplings of the chef’s picks. Guests receive a beach bag stuffed with luxury spa and beauty products, a charity raffle ticket and, of course, mini spa services.

Each attendee will receive a “Spaaah” certificate valid toward one full spa treatment, along with use of the spa amenities on a day of their choosing, within 30 days of the event.

2012 dates and destinations for the Summer Spaaah Series:

6/15: Spa Avania at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort at Gainey Ranch
7/13: Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at the Wigwam, Litchfield Park
7/27: Arizona Biltmore Spa, Phoenix
8/10: Agave, The Arizona Spa at Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale
8/24: Amara Spa at Amara Resort Hotel, Sedona

For information on purchasing tickets, visit summerspaseries.com/store.

Spa Nordstrom

This summer, Spa Nordstrom is offering its heavenly Grapefruit Ice Pedicure for $60 (normally $70). This hour-long pedicure includes an aromatherapy feet soak along with a grapefruit and walnut shell leg/foot exfoliation.

Also, anyone who purchases an hour-long facial can also receive a pedicure simultaneously, for an additional $55.

And, Spa Nordstrom is now carrying the fabulous Moroccan Oil Body Line!

Spa Nordstrom
7055 E. Camelback Rd
., Scottsdale
(480) 429-167

Bliss Spa

For those who plan to visit Bliss Spa at the W Hotel in the near future, be sure to ask about the Summer Spa Pass. For $300, you can choose three different services from its list of offerings, all targeting different areas of the body.

W Hotel

7277 E. Camelback Rd., 
(480) 575-0164

Spa Lamar

Looking for the perfect gift this summer that promises more bang for your buck? Fear not! At Spa Lamar, when you purchase a $100 gift card, you will receive a $25 gift card for your own personal use.

Spa Lamar
5115 N. Scottsdale Rd
., Scottsdale
(480) 945-7066

Jurlique Spa

Just in time for the summer sizzle, Jurique Spa of Firesky Resort is boasting an all-new summer “de-stress for less” menu of services and prices. This special offer menu is available June 1st through September 30th.

Jurlique Spa
4925 N. Scottsdale Rd., 
(480) 424-6072

Joya Spa

Need to renew and replenish from the exhausting heat? Joya Spa presents its exclusive summer special: buy one, get one half off! Enjoy the luxurious list of services, along with access to Joya’s lavish, private terrace pool.

Montelucia Resort

4949 E. Lincoln Dr
., Scottsdale
(888) 691-5692

VH Spa for Vitality + Health

VH Spa at Valley Ho resort might offer the mother-load of summer savings! June and July offer massage and body treatments at a heavily discounted price.

On top of monthly deals, VH also has weekday summer specials. Check out its website for a complete list of the discounted services.

Hotel Valley Ho

6850 E. Main St
., Scottsdale
(480) 248-2000

Blu Sol Spa

Talk about a super summer bargain — this boutique spa offers an hour-long massage for just $39, or an hour-long organic facial for $69! Call for more upcoming deals and specials.

Blu Sol Spa
7105 E. McDowell Rd
., Scottsdale
(480) 423-0145

Dolce Salon Spa

Dolce has overhauled its menu to offer client’s special deals and discounts this month. Save big on some of your spa favorites and ultra indulgent party packages.
Also featured, a Father’s Day gift card package, which you definitely don’t want to pass up!

Dolce Salon Spa
6166 N. Scottsdale Rd
., Scottsdale
(480) 722-0500

The Spa at Talking Stick Resort

Talking Stick Spa, known for delivering the star treatment, is now offering a 50-minute pedicure for only $58 (regularly $70). Choose from three flirty colors to soften and brighten your toes, all while sipping your favorite summer drink.

Also available Sundays through Thursdays, guests can chose from one of the following body treatments for just $89: Desert Lavender Massage, Sweet Mesquite Body Polish, or the Repair and Prevent Facial.

The Spa at Talking Stick Resort
9800 E. Indian Bend Rd
., Scottsdale
(480) 850-4065

What are you waiting for? Stay cool, do something nice for yourself, and help a very worthwhile cause. A list this long guarantees a spa experience you’ll not soon forget.


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Treat Yourself At Some Of The Top Day And Spa Resorts In The State

Even if you only have a day or even a few hours, you can still get away from it all at one of the many fine day and resort spas that can be found in the state. If you want to find the best places to relax, take a look at the following spa guide, which was compiled for Ranking Arizona.

Spas: Day/Resorts 100 Staff or More

Canyon Ranch Health Resort
8600 E. Rockcliff Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85750
(800) 742-9000
Year Est: 1979
Services: Offers more than 50 fitness and mind/body classes, wellness workshops and lectures daily; a climate-controlled, 80,000-square-foot spa complex that includes six gymnasiums, a spacious Pilates and Gyrotonic studio, exercise and weight training rooms, squash and racquetball courts, and a yoga/meditation dome.

Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa
5000 E. Via Estancia Miraval
Tucson, AZ 85739
(800) 232-3969
Year Est: 1995
Services: Miraval Arizona offers award-winning programs, classes, cuisine and spa services; prices start at $425 per person/per night

Willow Stream The Spa at the Fairmont Scottsdale
7575 E. Princess Dr.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(480) 585-2732
Year Est: 2001
Services: Award-winning treatments and amenities, rooftop pool and more.

Mii amo, a Destination Spa at Enchantment
525 Boynton Canyon Rd.Mii amo, Sedona, Ariz.
Sedona, AZ 86336
(928) 203-8500
Year Est: 2001
Services: Reiki, Cranial Sacral, hydrotherapy baths, body treatments, Watsu, Ayurvedic treatments and facials, fitness classes and massage.

Sanctuary Spa
5700 E. McDonald Dr.
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(480) 607-2326
Year Est: 2001
Services: Massage, facial, body treatments, fitness and wellness, tennis, nail and hair services, packages, Asian-inspired treatments.

DC Ranch Village Health Club & Spa
18501 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(480) 502-8844
Year Est: 2005
Services: Full salon, facials and peels, sports, therapeutic, Thai and hot stone massages, body scrubs, organic products, Jan Marini skin care line.

The Spa at Gainey Village
7477 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 609-6979
Year Est: 1999
Services: The 25-room day spa offers results-oriented spa treatments, Six-Pack Rejuvenation series, and hair and nail artistry in a full-service salon, plus the Atrium Cafe

Dolce Salon & Spa
530 E. Shea Blvd., #175
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(480) 722-0500
Year Est: 2002
Services: Relax & Renew package ($320) includes facial, one-hour combo massage, pedicure, manicure, shampoo/style, makeup and lunch

Golden Door Spa at The Boulders
34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr.
Carefree, AZ 85377
(480) 595-3500
www.theboulders.com; www.goldendoor.com
Year Est: 2001
Services: The 33,000 square-foot facility offers couples massage, labyrinth, authentic TiPi, Watsu, Ayurvedic body treatments, a yoga studio and fitness center.

Elements Therapeutic Massage
19420 N. 59th Ave., #E-515 (5 locations)
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 847-4050
Year Est: 2007
Services: Many types of therapeutic massage, including deep tissue, Swedish, trigger point, hot stone, sports, chair and prenatal.

Spas: Day/Resorts 99 Staff or Fewer

Spa Avania at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
(480) 483-5558
Year Est: 2005
Services: Provides a holistic, total-immersion spa experience based on the six spa elements deemed most essential to the body’s changing daily rhythms and requirements. These include customized spa treatments, mineral water therapy, music, diet, the antioxidant benefits of the world’s finest teas, and natural light.

Joya Spa at InterContinental Montelucia ResortMontelucia Resort, Paradise Valley, Ariz.
4949 E. Lincoln Dr.
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
(480) 627-3200
Year Est: 2008
Services: Nineteen treatment rooms, lavish lounges, private rooftop pool, fitness center, juice bar, terrace restaurant and authentic hammam.

The Spa at CopperWynd
13225 N. Eagle Ridge Dr.
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
(480) 333-1900
Year Est: 1999
Services: No day packages, must be a resort guest.

Arizona Biltmore SpaArizona Biltmore Spa, Phoenix, Ariz. - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011
2400 E. Missouri Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
(602) 955-6600
Year Est: 1929
Services: Facial and body treatments, massage, salon, aromatherapy, hydrating, detoxifying.

Alvadora Spa at Royal Palms
5200 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(602) 977-6400
Year Est: 2002
Services: Alvadora Retreat Package, T. Cook’s Sunset & Spa Package: $232/person, $367/couple inclusive of services.

Suddenly Slimmer Day Spa
3313 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
(602) 952-8446
Year Est: 1988
Services: Wellness & Med Spa services, HCG diet, B-12 injections, laser hair removal, peels, slim body wraps, massage, facials, waxing.

A Spa for You Sedona Day Spa
30 Kayenta Court, #2
Sedona, AZ 86336
(928) 282-3895
Year Est: 2006
Services: Therapeutic massage, hot rocks, Trager certified, Ayurvedic Abhyanga sessions, Shirodhara, Reiki, Jin Shin Jyutsu.

The Salon & Day Spa at The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
(480) 948-5000
Year Est: 2007
Services: Experience a complete menu of massages, skin care and more.

Aura Salon and Day Spa
15029 N. Thompson Peak Pkwy., #B-123
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
(480) 595-9590
Year Est: 2003
Services: Full service salon and day spa, hair, skin and body services, extensions, Brazilian Blowout, waxing, massage, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning. Sheraton Wildhorse Pass & Resort, Chandler, Ariz. - AZ Business Magazine July/August 2011

Aji Spa at Sheraton Wildhorse Pass & Resort
5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Chandler, AZ 85226
(602) 385-5759
Year Est: 2002
Services: $135-$205 for a full facial; $135-$215 for a full-body massage.

Arizona Business Magazine July/August 2011