Relax, refresh, and spice up the romance. Couples spas are a great way to reconnect and spend quality time together as they focus on balancing mind, body, and spirit through wellness programs and luxurious treatments. You don’t have to look very far to find a spa for couples, but we’ve rounded up the best of the best from all over the world.
MONTAGE PALMETTO BLUFF, Bluffton, South Carolina
Luxurious suites, charming rooms, and cozy cottages give guests at Montage Palmetto Bluff plenty of options for their stay. After a relaxing spa treatment, couples can hit the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, explore the marina, or dine at one of the area’s many restaurants. Heated horizon lap pools and decked out fitness centers will help keep guests on their healthy routines while the spa experience unites mind, body, and spirit.
BODY HOLIDAY, Saint Lucia
Ocean views, island adventures and delectable cuisine promise a luxurious experience you will carry with you for a lifetime. Couples can enjoy yoga, scuba and many other sports and activities, including a full menu of hikes in the mountains, through rainforests, and along beaches. Get in on a theme month, join a retreat, or enjoy the organic garden and breathtaking seascapes. It is a time for you and your partner to rewind and reconnect while focusing on wellness and health.
THE RANCH, Malibu
Couples who want to get whipped into shape or recharge their fitness routines find the results-oriented program for The Ranch to be just what the doctor ordered. Each day is a tightly scheduled regimen that includes a daily four-hour group hike, fitness classes, 1,400 calories per day organic menu, and daily massage. There are no televisions and guests are advised to completely unplug from their electronic devices. However, guest rooms do have Wi-Fi, just in case.
RANCHO LA PUERTA, Tecate, Mexico
This sprawling 4,000-acre spa offers plenty of room to roam with many opportunities for couples to enjoy. Stroll through one of the gardens, spend some time by the pool, or hit one of the hiking trails. Of course, if you’d like a little alone time there’s an intimate library where you can curl up with a good book. The extensive spa offers guests three health and beauty centers with treatments that relax, restore and balance mind, body and spirit.
MII AMO, Sedona, Arizona
Travel + Leisure named this the best destination spa in the U.S. in their World’s Best Awards 2018, and it’s easy to see why. The incredible views alone make this a standout for a romantic getaway or wellness retreat for couples. With many impressive awards under its belt, Mii amo offers guests the ultimate in wellness-focused packages along with luxurious accommodations. Couples can enjoy a relaxing yet invigorating romantic experience with any of the “journeys,” which are Mii amo’s exclusive spa packages.
COMO SHAMBHALA ESTATE, Bali
This wellness resort, set on beautiful Bali, offers guests a “home away from home” and is the ultimate getaway. With each room delightfully different, couples, singles and families can enjoy their own space, but access all the incredible amenities like shaded pavilions, lounge areas and luxurious pools. Couples can immerse themselves in the Balinese culture with the Ubud Essential Tour or experience the spiritual cleansing of the Water Purification Tour, followed by a romantic dinner on the terrace of their suite.
MANDARIN ORIENTAL, New York, New York
Aromatherapy, couples’ massage, and a completely luxurious experience await guests of this spa. Their holistic approach draws from traditional Chinese medicine and signature aromatherapy treatments. Set in NYC, guestrooms offer impressive views of the Hudson River, Central Park, and the majestic New York skyline. Dining choices range from Michelin-rated top restaurants to laidback bistros. There’s something for everyone here.
SCHLOSS ELMAU, Bavaria
Accolades are pouring in for the Schloss Elmau, which was recently named the world’s best holiday spa hotel. With its stunning setting and world-class treatments, it’s easy to see why this spa is such a favorite. With six separate spas, a resort, and the TCM Spa & Yoga Retreat, this is the ultimate getaway for busy couples. There are a number of packages available for a variety of activities and wellness. From yoga to massage therapy to cultural adventures, there is never a dull moment at Schloss Elmau.
TEN THOUSAND WAVES, Santa Fe, New Mexico
This unique spa gets its inspiration from the Japanese mountain hot spring resorts. It is situated close to both the tranquility of the National Forest and the hustle and bustle of downtown Santa Fe. Couples can enjoy a relaxing massage or one of the many spa treatments designed to bring balance and inner healing. Every inch of the property is designed to bring the relaxation and serenity that is synonymous with the Japanese culture.