8 Spas That Cater to Guys
We already told you about some of the best spas in the country, but here are some of the top places around for men to get plucked, pampered and improve overall health. Just like wearing pink, it's cool to get groomed. (They don't call it a man-icure for nothing.) Check out the list here.
Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
Why go: High rollers in the black escape for some R&R at this 50k SF spa that's centered around three serene bath pools, laconium sauna and arctic ice room. A tea lounge with an in-house sommelier pairs teas with guests' services.
Bonus perk: The spa, which has a whopping 51 treatment rooms, also includes the full-service Color, a Salon by Michael Boychuck at Caesars Palace with Fendi armoire styling stations.
How to book: 866-782-0655
Gwinganna Lifestyle Retreat, Australia
Why go: Chances are you'll need more than a massage to get you halfway around the world, but this Queensland retreat makes a strong case. Decor is inspired by the landscape, with environmentally sensitive architecture and design using natural materials such as timber, copper and blue stone.
Bonus perk: Its four-hour signature service involves a customized bath soak, body scrub, clay application and the 90-minute Gwinganna Signature Massage.
How to book: 61 7 5589 5000
Hilton Head Health, South Carolina
Why go: This top-ranked weight loss resort is nestled on four acres along the island's southern coast. Fees include accommodations in either a private or semi-private villa, all meals and snacks, health screening, unlimited access to daily fitness classes, nutritional classes, cooking demonstrations and healthy lifestyle sessions.
Bonus perk: Its boutique health spa, The Indigo Spa, claims its services and interior spaces are designed to encourage wellness.
How to book: 800-292-2440
Miraval Resort & Spa, Tucson
Why go: Made for the minimalist man, the healing power of the Sonoran desert surroundings and a focus on sustainability make the mantra of this spa ("Life Enhancing Minimalism").
Bonus perk: The Life in Balance Spa therapists have studied in all corners of the globe and their expertise shines through the vast array of spa treatments that are unique to Miraval.
How to book: 888-920-7954
Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, Miami
Why go: Proving Miami is more than $17 cocktails and Ferraris, this spa encourages weight loss with a lush, tropical backdrop. Customized wellness packages focus on men's issues, like heart health, controlling and reversing diabetes and preventing disease.
Bonus perk: At the Doral Spa guests enjoy complimentary services like aromatherapy-infused steam rooms, Jacuzzis and Finnish saunas, as well as more than 100 fee-for-service delights in the spa's 32 treatment rooms.
How to book: 305-935-7131
Red Mountain Resort, Utah
Why go: If outdoor recreation is your name, this Southwestern haven is your game. This Ivins spot has 30 hiking trails to suit all fitness levels, with the chance to check out lava caves, desert animal life and sandstone rock with kayaking and mountain biking.
Bonus perk: Wash off the day at Sagestone Spa, with treatments that use ingredients native to the region, such as mineral-rich salt and clay from Utah and the resurrection plant found in the Arizona desert.
How to book: 877-246-4453
The Setai, Miami Beach
Why go: Inspired by the Pacific Rim, the 10k SF spa features four private suites, all with room for up to two guests, ocean and pool views, a private bath and a steam room. Expect specially formulated Thémaé treatments (a Paris-based brand) and products curated from four types of teas.
Bonus perk: Real estate geeks will revel at the architectural history: Originally built in the 1930s as the Dempsey Vanderbilt Hotel, the Art Deco building now sits next to the hotel's 40-story glass tower that rises above the landscape for amazing city views. Plus the property focuses on reducing harmful effects on the environment.
How to book: 855-923-8185
California Health & Longevity Institute, Westlake Village, CA
Why go: This one-stop-shop for health and beauty near LA includes an on-site medical clinic pairing the latest breakthroughs in Western preventive-care medicine with alternative Eastern medical techniques.
Bonus perk: Get treatments at The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, healthy-cooking demonstrations and classes, and interactive workshops on stress management.
How to book: 818-575-1114