In Nova Scotia, ever-expanding coastline and forested mountains dot the unspoiled landscape, reaching as far as the eye can marvel, and rustic traditions remain the true essence of the maritime province’s captivating allure. It’s the perfect backdrop for a hassle-free spa destination escape, as an immediate calm easily embraces visitors upon arrival. It’s also the [...]
Renowned as the home of Epcot Center, Disney World, SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Studios Orlando and now, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Orlando has its fair share of tourists throughout the year. While these attractions are more than appealing to children (and admittedly, to many adults as well), what else does Orlando have to offer [...]
ATV riding, star-gazing and spa-ing. Oh my!
Nearly 3,000 feet above sea level in the captivating Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia lies Primland Resort, a sprawling, luxury getaway, already popular with huntsmen and business elite, now emerging into the spotlight for spa enthusiasts. Still, its remarkable Native American-inspired spa is just one among an array of options for active vacationers.
If vacation for you is typically synonymous with lazy beach bumming, then an active spa vacation could be your dive into a wellness lifestyle. While we are big fans of vegging out, there is something incredible (and possibly life-altering) about spending a few days devoted to activity that is hopefully one of your favorite pastimes or perhaps an erupting new hobby. There are exceptional spas and resorts worldwide dedicated to programs for golf, hiking, water sports, winter sports, yoga and fitness.
Whether you’re a pro playing in the Masters or an amateur practicing your swing, spas have treatments inspired just for those who love the game of golf. More and more spa menus are sporting services to accommodate golfers, and these treatments are not just par for the course – they can help prevent injuries, improve your game, or simply soothe the aches and pains that can be caused on the green. Massage services, hydrotherapy soaks, acupuncture, hydrating facials (beneficial from hours in the sun), and even yoga and Pilates for golfers are among the treatments making the rounds on spa menus.
With Father’s Day fast approaching, SpaFinder recommends the Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA) for the Best for Men category, making it oh-so-easy to choose a destination spa to celebrate dad on his special day. These top destination spots will be a sure winner with pops—from the sporty dad to the spa-ing dad, here are SpaFinder’s RCA champs.
Well, it doesn’t get more Cinderella-like than going to a grand dinner party at The Catherine Palace in St. Petersburg. At-attention torch bearers welcomed our Virtuoso Travel group (both property reps and agents), who were all in black tie and ball gowns. We strolled through various palace rooms dripping with gold leaf and chandeliers and [...]