Health Spa Vacation
  Home Find your Next Spa Experience   Spa Resources/Articles Spa Classified Ads About Us Contact Us Spa Owners  

Ten Steps To Choosing A Luxury Spa Resort


Resort SpaYou work hard and to stay balanced make sure you have time to play. Holidays help you relax, unwind and relieve you from all the stresses you experience. It can rejuvenate you and renew you for more work.

One great place to spend your holiday is a luxury spa resort. But how do you choose a destination luxury spa resort? Here is a quick guide on how to choose a luxury spa resort.

1.   Consider Your Budget. This is the most important factor in choosing a luxury spa resort. Take a look at their website or call them up to ask for their rates. Oftentimes, the “low season” – the season in where fewer people go on holidays to the certain place – is cheaper than the high or peak season. You can also ask if they have packages that have discounted price. Most luxury spas offer packages that can help you save your hard-earned money.

2.    Identify Your Location. Locations for luxury spa resorts vary immensely. You can pick a location blessed with the refreshingly cool mountain air, or you can choose a luxury spa resort situated in a tropical beach. When budget permits, you can even consider luxury spa resorts situated abroad. You should also consider the time of the year that you will be going to a luxury spa. If you want to keep yourself warm during winter, then you may consider the tropics.
3.    Check Out The Amenities. Check the amenities found in the luxury spa resort of your choice. It will be a waste of time if you plan to go swimming yet find out later on that a pool isn’t available in the spa of your choice.

4.    Choose Your Spa Services. This refers to the services offered by the luxury spa resort. These most likely include massages, physical therapy, facials and body wraps.

5.    Consider Some Physical Activities. If you’re the type of person who relaxes for a bit and then goes back on their feet, look for a luxury spa resort that offers physical activities, such as swimming, hiking, biking and other outdoor activities.

6.    Will Your Children Be Going? If you are planning to take the kids with you, it’s best to check whether the luxury spa resort allows children in their amenities. There are luxury spa resorts that are for adults only and those with amenities and activities for kids.

7.    Keep Health Problems or Special Needs In Mind. If you have health problems or special needs such as diet, make sure that your resort of choice has doctors or health care providers on standby. Likewise, it should be near a location in the event of a medical emergency. Some spas are built on mineral waters lakes which are said to restore one’s health.

8.    Consider Group Packages. If you’re planning to treat a friend – or a group of friends – to a luxury spa resort getaway for special occasions, there are several luxury spa hotels that offer a discount (or an all inclusive fee) for a group of people. This is perfect for special occasions such as birthdays, girls’ getaway, or a bachelorette party.

9.    Look At Spa Specialties. Many luxury spa resorts often have their own specialties, especially on dermatology-concerned areas. Some venues focus on fitness while others on skin care treatments Also, certain spas in places such as Japan or Hawaii often set the mood for their guests using backdrops and offer special services such as acupuncture, to their guests.

10.    Do Your Research. Always do your research when considering luxury spa resorts. Check the ratings and reviews of past guests who have stayed in the venue. This allows you to learn more about their experiences about the resort – and find out if their experiences are great. In-depth research allows you to find out about their advantages, disadvantages and overall experience of that specific resort.

Spaseeker can help you with your research. Search spa resorts from around the world free using our spa search engine.

Be our fan on facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Search by Zip/Postal Code
If you are located in the United States or Canada, you can find listings for Spas in your area by entering your zip/postal code and a search radius.

Code: Radius:

About Us Link to Us Travel Help Terms & Conditions