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Wellness Spas

Wellness spas, also called health spas or destination spas, are places where you can jumpstart a healthy lifestyle with an immersion experience of exercise, spa cuisine, informative lectures and like-minded people. They range from the rustic to the luxurious, from the tiny to the large, from the budget to the outlandish. While any quality spa or private practitioner can be part of your wellness experience, the articles here focus on wellness spa vacations.
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  2. Wellness Spas in California (3)
  3. Wellness Spa Reviews (10)
  4. Wellness Spas in the Northeast (9)
  5. Wellness Spas in the Southwest (2)
  6. Wellness Spas in the Midwest (4)
  7. Wellness Spas in the South (5)
  8. Wellness Spas in Canada and Mexico (6)
  9. Ayurveda Spas & Treatments (1)

Top 10 Reasons To Go To A Spa
Looking for a reason to go on a spa vacation? You can jumpstart a healthy lifestyle, reconnect with people you love, or just get away from it all and lay on the beach. Here are some of the best reasons to go to a spa - and suggestions on where to get the spa experience you're looking for.

Coming Home From The Spa
Spa vacations are especially nurturing, which makes it is all the harder to come home. This is especially true if it's a destination spa (aka a health and wellness spa), where the experience is about living better, getting healthier, learning something about yourself, and so on. It's often a real high, where you connect authentically with yourself and others, sometimes in a profound way, and it …

What is a Wellness Spa?
Any quality spa or individual practitioner can be part of our personal wellness plan. But here's what to look for if you want to have an all-inclusive wellness vacation.

What is a Destination Spa?
What is a destination spa, how does it differ from a resort spa, and how do you find the right one for you? Find out here.

Health Spa Vs. Spa Resort
The old barriers between health spas (also known as destination spas) and resort spas are breaking down as health-oriented spas like Miraval are now calling themselves as spa resorts. In general, the health or destination spa offers a chance for healthy life change, while the resort spa is more about relaxing, with amenities like golf, tennis and fine dining. When you're taking a spa vacation, it's still important to understand the difference.

Destination or Day Spa?
A day spa and destination spa offer very different experiences. Find out more here.

What Is A Detox Spa?
Spa detox programs try to remove environmental and dietary toxins from the body in order to promote health. People who detox at spas generally lose weight, gain energy, and become calmer. But not all detox programs are alike.

Spas That Help You Lose Weight
If you want lose weight at the spa, it's important to pick the right spa. Most destination spas help you lose weight, but there's a big difference in style, approach and price.

How to Choose a Health Spa
At health spas, the whole environment is geared towards fitness, healthy eating, relaxation and renewal. But health spas have different personalities and vary widely in price. Here's how to pick the right one for you.

Best Health Spas
Here are the best health spas in the United States. Health spas are a select group of spas that offer a total spa experience that can help you jumpstart a new healthy lifestyle.

Best Budget Destination Spas
Are you looking for a cheap destination health spa? There are plenty to choose from, as long as you don't mind modest accommodations. This is a list of the best.

Spa Travel Tips
A spa vacation is a significant investment. Here are some spa travel tips that will help you make the most of your spa vacation. (Very important: book spa treatments before you arrive!)

Saving on Your Spa Holiday
How do you make sure you’re getting the best price on a spa vacation?

Special Spa Events
Looking for a great reason to go to the spa? People with an interest in cooking, dancing, yoga or sexuality can find special spa events that cater to a particular interest.

How To Stay Healthy While You Travel
Here's how to stay healthy while you travel, on the plane and in the hotel room. Find out how travel pros keep from getting sick.

What Is A Health Spa?
Health spas are the perfect place to get energized, inspired and on the path to your best life. Find out more about health spas.

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