Follow Your Bliss: Sedona’s Top Spa Getaways

Things to Do — By P. Escarcega on July 31, 2011 at 4:43 am

Sedona’s famous red rocks, New Age vortexes, scenic trails, high-end galleries, and boutiques draw thousands of visitors to this high-desert hideaway every year. But for those in pursuit of some good-old rest and rejuvenation, Sedona’s appeal lies in its abundance of world-class spas. Whether you’re looking for a weeklong retreat steeped in traditional Native American healing rituals, or simply an afternoon spa escape, Sedona spas make for an inviting getaway any time of year. Here’s a sampling of what Sedona spas have to offer for weary travelers seeking bliss in one of the most beautiful cities in the Southwest.

The Spa at L'Auberge de Sedona offers creekside yoga, massages, and bodywork services.


Mii Amo Spa at Enchantment Resort. In a city famous for its resort spas, Mii Amo, located at the posh Enchantment Resort, stands out for its singular combination of traditional Native American healing therapies, classic European spa services, and a stunning location alongside the shimmering cottonwoods and red rock cliffs of popular Boynton Canyon. The eclectic spa menu includes aquawork, Ayurvedic experience, and couples and mother-to-be services, as well as an eclectic range of fitness, wellness, dance, and art classes.

The Spa at L’Auberge de Sedona. Rise early for an outdoor sunrise yoga class and bask in the calming murmur of Oak Creek. Book an afternoon massage in your private creekside cabana, or try the Lavender Dreams body treatment, a L’Auberge specialty that will ease you into restful sleep. The refined atmosphere, combined with a uniquely rustic Sedona setting, make for a truly restful spa experience here.

The Spa at Sedona Rouge. Romance abounds at this Andalusian- and Moroccan-inspired hotel and spa, where the ambiance alone is enough to transport you to a state of tranquility and relaxation. Custom massage and bodywork, facials and esthetic services, couples treatments, and Ayurvedic therapies are on the menu. Special wellness and intuitive discovery courses offer clairvoyant coaching, spiritual acupuncture, Kinetqi self-empowerment and self-healing classes, meditation, and stress management.

A Spa for You. Sedona’s premier boutique day spa is the perfect reward after a long morning of sightseeing. Try the Sedona Experience, one of the spa’s most popular signature treatments, which features gemstone (chakra) polarity balancing with elements of Trager, Swedish, Jin Shin Jyutsu, connective tissue, and therapeutic massage.


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