Treat Yourself to a Luxurious Spa Day in Scottsdale

Are you dealing with a heavy amount of stress at the moment? Maybe you are overwhelmed with work. Or you aren’t sure whether you will be returning to your college campus this fall. This stress can quickly weigh you down if you let it. Thankfully, there are a number of luxury spas in Scottsdale where you can unwind and release all of your stress. Check out these top spa picks in Scottsdale below for when you plan your next day out!

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Royal Palms Resort and Spa

5200 E Camelback Road, Phoenix

Luxury Spa and Resort in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt

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Located at the foot of Camelback Mountain, the Royal Palms Resort and Spa is a popular destination for anyone looking to relax and unwind. This intimate and secluded retreat features a Forbes Four Star spa and a Mother-of-Pearl-tiled swimming pool that will make you feel like you have been transported to a whole new world.

The Alvadora Spa offers a number of services, including hand-crafted botanical treatments, signature citrus treatments, facials, and massages. The CBD enhanced treatments, in particular, are perfect for relieving tight muscles and relaxing your body. Guests can also treat themselves to facial therapy enhancements and nail services to finish off the day. 

“When we arrived for our treatment staff was accommodating and helpful. The spa was beautiful and intimate. The room I had my treatment in was so relaxing, the outdoor shower a night addition to my scrub.” - Yelp Review

The Healing Path Day Spa 

13610 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale 

Therapeutic, Reflexology, Hot Stone Massages, and More Are Offered at This Popular Scottsdale Spa

Photo of The Healing Path Day Spa - Scottsdale, AZ, United States. Front lobby.
Guests are welcomed with a warm and friendly atmosphere the second they walk in. Image courtesy of Yelp.

The Healing Path Day Spa offers a variety of services designed to help you unwind and release all of the tension built up in your body. To give both your body and mind feeling fresh and rejuvenated, we recommend the Journey to Wellness combination. Visitors can either start with a massage for a float therapy session before advancing onto the next session. 

For the massage, you can select a Swedish, Deep Tissue, Reflexology, or Custom Massage. If you have never heard of a float therapy session before, it is a type of sensory deprivation therapy designed to help your brain enter a deeply relaxed state. During the float therapy session, you can let your body gently float in the IsoPod Float Tank. This tank is filled with 95.1-degree water and diluted with over 1,000 pounds of Epsom Salt. 

“Had a couples massage here today with my husband. Great greeting right when you walk in. Your lead into a beautiful dressing/changing room. Then on to a waiting room that's lit with beautiful candles and relaxing music. While you wait for your room. Then on to your room, you go! Awesome massage awaits!” - Yelp Review

Spa Avania 

7500 E Doubletree Ranch, Scottsdale

Luxurious Indoor-Outdoor Oasis Offering a Holistic Approach

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Spa Avania offers the perfect retreat from the stress of your everyday life. Guests can choose from a variety of massages and facials to help them leave rejuvenated and relaxed such as the Luk Pra Kob or the Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage. 

One of their most popular options, the classic Swedish massage, uses firm but gentle pressure to ease muscle tension. If you are feeling especially stressed out, we recommend the Hot Stone Massage. Using heated stones and traditional massage techniques, your therapist will help you relieve muscle tension and successfully unwind from a stressful week.

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“I went to Spa Avania and had a wonderful experience. The facilities are beautiful. It was a rainy day when I went, but I still used the jacuzzi. Everything was clean and all necessary items you could think of were there, from shower caps, q-tips, blow dryers, to toothbrushes... all you're needs are met.” - Yelp Review

Movement Restoration

6747 E Thomas Road, Scottsdale

Upscale Spa Featuring a Vast Selection of Services

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Movement Restoration offers a state-of-the-art massage experience that is designed to help restore natural movement back to your body. Anyone dealing with restricted movement or compressed joints can benefit from Movement Restoration’s soft tissue and specialty massages. Some of their treatments include Swedish and Deep Tissue massages as well as treatments geared specifically toward athletes and reflexology, respectively. Movement Restoration also specializes in facial stretches, floatation therapy, and cupping. 

“I had a very pleasant experience at Movement Restoration today. The masseuse girl was very pleasant and did a great job working on a very tense strained area on my back and arm for the session. This is definitely a place I would want to come back to.” - Yelp Review

Inspire Day Spa

8300 N Hayden Road, Scottsdale

Premier Day Spa Offering Luxurious Massages and Advanced Skin Care Treatments

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At Inspire Day Spa, guests can unwind and enjoy a luxurious massage while enjoying the views of its scenic lake nearby. Along with a large spa relaxation room, Inspire also offers outside seating, showers, and deluxe suites for a couples massage. Guests can even book a suite to hold a spa party!

Need to take a whole day off? No worries! Inspire Day Spa offers a variety of packages, including the Romance by the Lake package where you can enjoy their signature Inspire Massage with your partner. You can also choose the Spoil Me package for a total mental makeover. This package includes a 90-minute facial, lunch, exfoliating body treatment, and massage. 

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“The relaxation room before your massage is breath taking and gets you in the mood of your massage. Our masseuses were AMAZING! I feel like I lost 10 pounds of just tension! I just have not felt this good in years! This is the only place we will book from now on!” - Yelp Review

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Well & Being at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

7575 East Princess Drive, Scottsdale

Popular Spa in Scottsdale Known for its Vast Amenities

The stunning jacuzzi area leads out to the outdoor patio. Image courtesy of Yelp

Well & Being offers an innovative fusion of spa treatments and wellness services. Along with their top-rated services, Well & Being also offers a wet steam room, Swedish dry sauna, cold plunge, pool, and Swiss shower. 

Guests can treat themselves to a variety of packages. For instance, the Desert Botanical Facial is perfect for soothing and hydrating your skin. Well & Being’s experts will also tailor your session based upon your concerns and unique skin condition. The Moisture Bound Body Wrap is also a perfect option if you are looking to heal and hydrate your skin. 

“Came here to a massage in early June, right after quarantine. Boy did I need a massage after the stress of March - May! Good safety measures in place -- staff and therapists wore masks at all times, social distancing encouraged, etc.” - Yelp Review

New Serenity Spa

15609 N Hayden Road, Scottsdale

Scottsdale Spa Lead by Expert Massage Therapists and 

Sit back and enjoy one of the best facials of your life. Image courtesy of Yelp

New Serenity Spa is the go-to destination in Scottsdale for luxurious massages and skincare treatments. Come with your partner for a couple’s massage or bring just yourself for a deep tissue massage to loosen up your muscles and get your oxygen circulating. The Serenity Facial is also a great option for visitors looking to hydrate and nourish their skin. This deep cleansing facial also incorporates massaging of the face, arms, hands, necks, and shoulders. The spa’s warm towels infused with aromatherapy are also included to help you relax and unwind. 

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“Amazing!! My husband and I organized a couples massage on our babymoon in Scottsdale and New Serenity Spa knocked it out of the park. Kimberly was my masseuse and she was incredible. In most massages, I find that there are painful parts and times (although brief) that you wish the massage would end. I didn't feel that way for even a second with Kimberly.” - Yelp Review

Sometimes, you just need to take a day for yourself. And that means going out to the spa for a massage. How do you like to unwind? Tell us in the comments below!

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