Enjoy Spa-licious Treatments for the Holidays!

The clocks have changed, and winter is officially upon us. Prep for the dryer, cooler months without a worry and indulge in a holiday spa treatment filled with revitalization and hydration this season. The below spa treatments are found across the country and make the perfect gift for the holidays.

Hotel Paseo| Palm Desert, CA

· Spa LA LÉ, the luxurious on-site spa at Hotel Paseo serves as a blissful hideaway where guests can indulge in luxury holiday treatments such as a 24-Karat Gold Drench Facial, Mimosa, Caviar, and Pearl Facial, and an Organic Hydrating Rose Facial featuring rose quartz.

Mr. C Beverly Hills | Los Angeles, CA

· The luxury property offers a new Unplug, Revive & Recharge Holiday Wellness Package, which includes a restorative approach to recharging your mind, body, and soul. Guests who book this package can take a digital detox during the stress of the holidays and enjoy SandSpa at Mr. C’s signature Detox Massage, which is an indulgent 80-minute hot stone treatment that begins with a lavender and eucalyptus infused private steam and assists with slowing down respiration and quiets the brain. Bringing deep relaxation, SandSpa at Mr. C’s spa specialist tailor a soothing varied pressure massage to release stress and is paired with hot stones and essential oils that are specifically placed to increase circulation and bring more oxygen to the muscles to flush out toxins in the body. Guests can end their wellness retreat at Mr. C with a restful night’s sleep in a luxury Suite with daily organic cold-press beverages by Juice Press, and calming hot tea made from passion flower, chamomile, and rose petals (which naturally aid in a good night’s rest).

· Starting rates for the Unplug, Revive & Recharge wellness package is $839 a night; the package is only available for suite accommodations and can be booked by visiting mrcbeverlyhills.com or calling 877.334.5623.

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa |Carlsbad, CA

· Fall Warming Exfoliation & Wrap | Offered in November 2018

A dry exfoliation prepares the skin for a loose linen wrap with clove bud, cinnamon, and sweet marjoram. Includes foot massage with honey heel glaze. 75 minute treatment: $175.

· Whipped Honey Pedicure | Offered in November 2018

An Epsom salt mineral soak, whipped honey scrub and lotion blend with peppermint, sandalwood and chamomile to soothe muscles. Detailed nail care and lacquer color included. 50 minutes: $55.

· Wellness Support Massage | Offered in November 2018

Orange, cinnamon and clove aromatherapy blend provide antioxidants and ease inflammation. This massage utilizes light to medium pressure. 50 minute treatment: $135.

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Golf Club & Spa |Carlsbad, CA

· Pumpkin Spice Latte Facial | Offered in November 2018

This fall-inspired facial leaves skin deliciously revitalized, and captures some of the holiday’s classic scents! The treatment begins with a pumpkin and yam enzyme peel, followed by a moisturizing pumpkin masque, filled with fresh pumpkin and vitamin E omega 9. 50 minute treatment: $150; 80 minute treatment: $205.

· Orange Spice Massage and Apple Butter Hand Masque | Offered in November 2018

Fall into bliss with our Aviara Bliss Massage featuring the aromas of oranges and exotic spices that will tantalize your senses and an apple butter hand masque that will leave your hands feeling softer and smoother. 50 minute treatment: $150; 80 minute treatment: $205.

Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa | Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

· Spa Director Blanca Albor encourages guests to embrace the holidays with three new seasonally-inspired treatments available through the end of the year. The Marshmallow Me Mosa Manicure/Pedicure ($60/$72), Candy Cane Champagne Dream Body Scrub ($120), and All is Bright Facial ($110) are all accompanied by a corresponding cocktail and are sure to make your holiday stress melt away in no time.

· To book a treatment, call the spa at 904-674-477.

Spa at JW Chicago | Chicago, IL


This returning favorite brings a holiday twist to the traditional hot stone massage, using soothing chocolate oils with heated stones to relax knotted muscles, relieve tension and revive the holiday spirit. 50 Minute $150/80 Minute $210


The warming agents found in clove and cardamom delicately detoxify the skin, while antioxidants found in vanilla beans soften soles. $95


Enjoy a Winter Solstice all day, and then come plunge into a warm, detoxifying, immune-boosting bath featuring therapeutic essential oils. Warm up the scents of the season as you melt into the luxurious soak followed by a 50 Minute Signature massage. 80 Minute/$225


Get your blood flowing with a cleansing and detoxifying Winter Warming Ritual. Start your journey in the warmth of a Hammam chamber by heating up in the Hot Lounge for 10 minutes. A stimulating full body exfoliation complimented with a hydrating cocoon of shea-butter and coconut oil while you slip into a state of deep relaxation as your service provider performs a 20-minute warm oil scalp massage. This treatment concludes with a light application of MoroccanOil Body Soufflé leaving your body and spirit renewed just in time for the holidays! 80 Minute/$185

· To learn more about Spa at JW Chicago or make a reservation, please visit www.jwmarriottchicago.com/spa or call (312) 660-8250.

Terranea | Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

· December 1-25 | Spa’tacular Holiday Retreat

Enjoy a 60-minute personal training session, followed by a day of nurturing that includes a 90-minute Sense of the Season treatment featuring a vanilla spice brown sugar scrub and soothing massage. The indulgence continues with a 60-minute Renewed Youth faction and Holiday Spice manicure and pedicure. $730 (weekday) or $750 (weekend)

WaterColor Inn | Santa Rosa Beach, FL

· Seaside Half Marathon & 5k Offer | From $420

Whether you will be running or cheering on a loved one at the 16th Annual Seaside School Half Marathon & 5K Run, guests will receive up to 20% OFF the best available rates at WaterColor Inn when they stay over the race weekend, February 28 – March 3, 2019.

The 60-room WaterColor Inn, nestled on nearly 500 acres of sugar-white sand beach, is surrounded by 1,400 linear feet of beachfront and pine forests alongside Western Lake, the state’s second-largest naturally occurring coastal dune lake. This offer includes 20% off deluxe accommodations designed by David Rockwell, each overlooking the Gulf of Mexico; as well as access to five resort pools; use of bike, kayak, and canoe rentals, access to WaterColor workout facility, nightly turn-down service with freshly baked treats, and other private St. Joe Club & Resort amenities including a beach club and golf courses.

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