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  • Just Back From: Southwest Utah

    If you think Utah is sprawling landscapes, luxury resorts, thrilling adventures, and a whole lotta're spot on. We trekked through Southwest Utah to get our Zen back, and then some.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on November 15, 2012 at 2:15:25 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Outdoors
  • Just Back From: Ananda in the Himalayas

    Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Ananda is a spectacular haven of tranquility—and its regularly ranked among the world's greatest destination spas. We heartily agree with those rankings.

    Posted by Elissa Richard on November 14, 2012 at 12:08:14 PM EST in Hotels, Spas
  • Hotel Trend: Farm-to-Massage-Table Spa Treatments

    Just when you thought everything had already gotten on the farm-to-table bandwagon...Spas across the country are using home-grown ingredients to scrub, massage, and wrap you into sweet, spa submission.

    Posted by Jimmy Im on November 07, 2012 at 12:21:46 PM EST in Spas, Hotels
  • 5 Reasons to Head Inland in California

    Think of California and its legendary coastline comes to mind. If you stop there, you're missing out—the inland empire boasts hot springs, wine tasting, and hot air balloon rides.

    Posted by Megan Snedden on November 01, 2012 at 1:45:17 PM EDT in Trip Ideas
  • Norwegian Breakaway Unveils Plans for New Spa

    Norwegian Breakaway's spa plans to lure travelers with a tranquil thermal suite and Salt Room as well as a heart-pumping interactive fight training module, the first of its kind at sea.

    Posted by Andrea M. Rotondo on October 05, 2012 at 2:46:06 PM EDT in Spas, Cruises
  • Jamaica's Best Boutique Spas

    River rafting and reggae music are classic ventures in Jamaica, to be sure. But why not explore the island's latest craze—boutique spas. We promise it'll be worth your while.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on July 25, 2012 at 5:36:54 PM EDT in Spas, Hotels
  • Hotel Trend: Poolside Treats for Grown-Ups

    Treats have long been a mainstay by hotel and resort pools, but lately they've gotten an upgrade. These days, asking for boozy sno-cones and pedicures poolside does not make you a diva.

    Posted by Kristine Hansen on July 23, 2012 at 12:20:00 PM EDT in Hotels
  • 5 Hottest Spas in Vegas

    Vegas may be better known for the Strip than its spas, but with a jackpot of exotic treatments on offer across more than 45 spas, Sin City is getting its zen on. Here are our top picks for where to bliss out.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on July 16, 2012 at 11:09:23 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels, Spas
  • 10 Best Luxury Hotel Spas

    From heated bamboo rods for massages in Bali to oils made from chocolate in Barcelona, hotel spas are taking services to the next level, bringing these uniquely luxurious and relaxing experiences for guests.

    Posted by Sandra Ramani on June 07, 2012 at 4:03:28 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels, Spas
  • Miami's Hottest Day Spas

    Miami's got sultry beaches, a cool and colorful art scene, and hotels dripping in luxury down. But our favorite spots for winding down in this white hot city are these zen-like, full-service spas.

    Posted by Rachel Felder on June 06, 2012 at 5:25:32 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels, Spas
  • Top Summer Getaways in the Southwest

    Skip the beach this summer and head to the hottest destinations around. Literally.The Southwest is more than hot temps, it offers hip, luxurious, and food- and art-filled getaways—with great summer deals.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on May 28, 2012 at 11:34:08 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Beauty Treatments Worth Traveling For

    You might not book a flight just to get a facial or a massage, but there are some ultra-luxe treatments by expert beautifiers from Paris to LA that might just be worth it.

    Posted by Rachel Felder on May 10, 2012 at 5:01:50 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Travel Tips, Trip Ideas
  • Glenmere Mansion Calling All Spa (and Wine) Lovers

    Glenmere Mansion wants you—assuming you love brand new lavish spas, multi-course themed dinners with wine pairings, and intimate Tuscan-inspired villas in the Hudson Valley.

    Posted by Jessica Colley on May 09, 2012 at 11:01:38 AM EDT in Hotels, Spas, Wine & Cocktails
  • 10 Perfect Girlfriend Getaways

    Nothing beats a getaway with the girls, whether you hit a nearby foodie haven like Portland for the weekend or make it a far-flung jaunt to scope out the big five in Kenya or sip champagne in Australia.

    Posted by Trish Friesen on April 30, 2012 at 5:22:42 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels, Trip Ideas
  • Anantara's First Vietnam Resort Offers Tranquility and Discounted Rates

    Experience an oasis at the beachfront Anantara Mui Ne Resort & Spa, located near the South China Sea in a sleepy fishing village, some 120 miles from Ho Chi Minh City.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on April 18, 2012 at 10:16:12 AM EDT in Hotels, Trip Ideas, Deals
  • Luxury Selman Marrakech Hotel Opening May 1

    Located five minutes from Marrakech’s vibrant Medina, Selman Marrakech, an ultra-luxurious boutique hotel, is opening on May 1. The property will offer a band of purebred Arabian horses (with their own designer stable, no less), in addition to dreamy Moorish design, elaborate artisan craftsmanship, and 56 couture rooms by French designer Jacques Garcia.

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on March 29, 2012 at 12:11:10 PM EDT in Hotels, News
  • London's Best Spas

    London hums with activity around-the-clock, but with the 2012 Olympics fast approaching, and preparations for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee well underway, the city is buzzing at breakneck speed. If you're planning a visit during these pre-event makeovers, make time for some R & R at these noteworthy London spas.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on March 22, 2012 at 12:20:57 PM EDT in Trip Ideas, Spas
  • Luxury Southeast Asia Escapes

    Southeast Asia is the new destination du jour for luxury-minded travelers who appreciate great value. Discerning travelers delight in Southeast Asia, where reasonably priced five-star hotels abound and indulgence is newly defined. With so many options, it can be a difficult task to choose the resorts truly worthy of your vacation dollars. Happily, we've narrowed down the dizzying array of choices for you: Indulge in the opulence of one of our five favorite extravagant escapes in Southeast Asia.

    Posted by Katie Goldstein on March 21, 2012 at 10:25:04 AM EDT in Trip Ideas, Hotels
  • 10 Best Spa Trips for 2012

    Emerge from the long winter with a wellness-inspired pick-me-up—set out for a rejuvenating getaway with one of these 10 best spa trips around the globe. From mountain escapes in the forests of New Hampshire and New York to traditional Thai massages in exotic Bangkok to a Great Barrier Reef-neighboring oasis Down Under (and beyond), our list of top spa trips offers a variety of tempting destinations wide and far that are primed for some well-deserved R & R.

    Posted by Fodor's Guest Blogger on February 27, 2012 at 2:15:35 PM EST in Trip Ideas, Spas
  • Exclusive Deal at the BodyHoliday in St. Lucia

    As if a recent revamp of the upscale, all-inclusive resort wasn’t enough to tempt us, a new deal at the BodyHoliday in stunning St. Lucia beckons travelers with exclusive rate discounts and spa credits. Book now to seal this great deal!

    Posted by Stephanie Johnnidis on February 21, 2012 at 2:22:19 PM EST in Deals