Spa Resorts


Best Amenities: Editors' Choice 2020

From beaches and baths to more-unconventional offerings, these are our Editors' Choice Award winners for Best Amenities.

A Blissful Two Days at Lake Austin Spa Resort

We had the opportunity to revisit Lake Austin Spa Resort as an overnight guest. Here is our review of this Hill Country retreat, just outside Austin.

Relaxation Guaranteed: 13 Favorite Spas in the World

Many Hideaway Report-recommended properties offer on-site spas and fitness centers. But the list below showcases 13 of our favorite wellness retreats.

Members' Choice 2018: Hotel With the Most Indulgent Spa

An inviting spa should act as a sanctuary for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. The following three wellness retreats were our members' favorites.

Ocean House: A Floating Ecolodge in British Columbia

Owned by the indigenous Haida Nation, Ocean House is a new 12-room floating ecolodge in British Columbia.

Best Spa Resorts: Readers' Choice Awards 2016

Bardessono claimed the top spot on this list, giving it two first-place rankings in the 2016 Readers' Choice Awards.

Thalassotherapy in Brittany: Taking the Cure

The benefits of thalassotherapy have been known for centuries. In 414 B.C., Euripides wrote that "the sea cures all human ailments."

Readers' Choice 2015: Top 20 Spa Resorts

Andrew Harper subscribers voted Acqualina and Calistoga Ranch as the most popular two resorts on this list, and two European properties made the list this year.

In the News: New Luxury Spa in Bath

I have long had particular affection for the English city of Bath, with its Georgian crescents of golden Cotswold limestone. The Romans built a bathing complex over a thermal spring in the first century A.D.

Brittany Coast: Spa Resorts and Thalassotherapy

After listening to Parisian friends extol the pleasures and physical benefits of their annual weeklong thalassotherapy cure in Quiberon, on the coast of Brittany, we finally decided to take the plunge ourselves.

Readers' Choice 2014: Top 20 Spa Resorts

Each year, we ask our readers choose their favorite spa resorts. From the American southwest to Indonesia, discover some of the best spas in the world.

Reader Survey 2013: Top 20 Spa Resorts

This year's Favorite Spa Resort list is filled with properties from the United States, including those in Arizona, Massachusetts, California, Texas and Hawaii. A few international destinations made the list, as well, including Cambodia, Mexico and Thailand.

Reader Survey 2012: Top 20 Spa Resorts