Escaping the daily rush, stealing away from work, the kids, the cellphones—simply taking time out for just the two of you. If you’re thinking of a little private “us” time paired with some hands-on therapy, these fabulous spas are guaranteed to turn up the heat.
Scottsdale The beautiful Well & Being Spa at the five-diamond Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Ariz., sets a romantic mood inspired by Havasupai Falls, a stunning oasis tucked into the folds of the Grand Canyon. With fire pits, fountains and expansive green spaces, the spa’s decor incorporates nature’s prime elements and just may tempt you both to try something new, like aerial hammock yoga.
Vancouver Luxurious Asian touches like rich teak wood alongside the soft glow of candlelight set the stage for an exotic escape at Chi, The Spa at the Shangri-La Hotel in Vancouver. Total privacy is ensured in your beautifully appointed spa suite with fireplace, soaker tub, steam/shower and relaxation room. Aromas from the eucalyptus steam room will transport both of you to another place.
Riviera Maya Located at Rosewood Mayakoba resort on Mexico’s Riviera Maya, Sense, A Rosewood Spa is the ideal combination of luxury, sophistication and sense of place, all embraced in the arms of nature. With its own private “spa island” complete with jungle setting and away from the rest of the resort, Sense will make you feel as if you’ve discovered your own personal Garden of Eden.
Saint Lucia Surrounded by nature and in full view of the Piton mountains jutting out of the Caribbean Sea, Jade Mountain Resort in Saint Lucia speaks romance from every corner. At the resort’s equally impressive Kai En Ciel Spa (which means “house in heaven” in Creole), you can try the sensuous Alchemy of Two ritual that includes essential oils and a little love poetry.