There’s no question Vail is an ideal place for the active and adventurous. But what if you want some R&R? Whether you’re seeking a relaxing retreat or need some pampering after hitting the slopes or trails, there are plenty of unique ways to unwind. Here are some of the best Vail spa treatments that’ll leave you rejuvenated in no time.
Luxury and Four Seasons properties go hand in hand, and the resort’s Spa in Vail is no exception. Arrive early to take advantage of the indoor hydrotherapy, a steam room and dry sauna. The treatment menu includes everything from body scrubs and polishes to healing massages and salon services.
Try: Quench Cocoon Wrap to rehydrate your skin from head to toe, which includes a shea-butter massage, cozy body wrap and hot-oil hair treatment.
With a tagline like “Where Vail comes to relax,” you know you’ll be in good hands (literally). Take a soak in the indoor/outdoor pools and hot tubs overlooking Gore Creek, then choose from a range of facials and massages, including a full-body dry brushing treatment.
Try: Five-Star Decadence with Foot Reflexology, an indulgent package that combines a 50- or 75-minute Signature Facial with 50 minutes of simultaneous foot reflexology.
Housed within a sprawling 10,000-square-foot space inspired by the tranquility of Vail Valley, The Arrabelle’s spa is warm and inviting. Luxuriate in the relaxation lounge or spend time in the steam room before a customized massage topped off with lymphatic cupping. A spa concierge can help you plan the ideal day.
Try: Alpine Retreat Manicure & Pedicure to focus on tired or dry hands and feet, complete with exfoliating scrub.
Over at The Lodge at Vail, you’ll find a rustic vibe with Colorado touches — think wood and stone decor. Unwind during a fireside Himalayan bath soak or opt for the Dream Pod Float Experience, before enjoying any of the facial, body and massage offerings.
Try: Gemstone Facial, which utilizes organic, gemstone-infused products along with gua sha techniques for glowing results.
Serious alpine enthusiasts will appreciate the performance-based treatments here that can help you recover from adventurous activities. Do a lap around the thermotherapy circuit and hit the salt lounge as part of your experience. Then choose from massages, acupuncture, seaweed wraps and more.
Try: Magnesium Wellness Massage to soothe sore muscles and soft tissue, in addition to addressing sleep patterns and energy levels.
This wellness respite takes its cues from the traditional alpine spas of Europe. Relish mountain views from the outdoor lounge gardens and make use of the locker rooms’ invigorating water cascades and Swiss chill showers. Treatment rooms for massages, facials and body renewals are equipped with customized music and lighting.
Try: Colorado Wildflower Scrub, which highlights a Colorado-made product that blends sugar, jojoba, chia seed and rainbow-fluorite crystals to exfoliate.
Make a day of it at Bloom Spa and you’ll have access to amenities like a pool, hot tubs, a sauna and a self-care circuit. Bloom uses products that are organic, anti-inflammatory and locally sourced for treatments like scrubs, hair masks, massages and peels, with a variety of unique add-ons.
Try: High-Altitude Adjustment Massage to spend 80 minutes recharging with a foot soak, oxygen therapy and full-body massage.
Let all your cares fall away once you step into this tranquil environment. The cozy lounge space allows you to relax in the comfort of a plush chaise chair in front of a fireplace. A Himalayan Salt Inhalation Lounge is also complimentary with any spa service that ranges from oxygen facials to personalized massages.
Try: Vail Mountain Body Polish Treatment, a refreshing way to revitalize your skin using an exfoliating bamboo scrub.
This boutique-style spa focuses on nourishing, custom massages and facials — try both to maximize the bliss. Tailor the experience with an assortment of upgrades like aromatherapy and hot stones.
Try: Alpine Herbal Poultice massage add-on, which incorporates a medicinal herb-filled warm compress to target inflammation and irritation.
A stone’s throw from the base of Golden Peak, this certified Eminence Green Spa makes use of an organic, environmentally sustainable skincare line. Visit the outdoor pool and hot tubs, steam room and sauna before or after a massage, facial or nail services.
Try: Ultimate Blueberry Fire & Ice Facial that flushes toxins and impurities, and includes a luxurious head, neck and shoulder massage.
For unique bodywork experiences, Sunshine offers a holistic approach that focuses on individual needs. You can even enlist a mobile massage that comes to you or book a private sound healing and gong bath.
Try: Transformational Thai Massage, aimed to increase your range of motion through stretching and light- or deep-pressure massage.
For innovative modalities that center on athletic performance, Recovery Lab caters to the everyday mountain lover. From a hyperbaric chamber and compression boot systems to IV therapy and an oxygen bar, the goal is to help you get back to your passions faster.
Try: Localized Cryo Inflammation Treatment, a method to ease muscle tension, cut down on fatigue and improve joints by reducing inflammation and stimulating blood flow.