The desert has always been a place for retreat and contemplation, and that's exactly what you'll find at our top spa picks in Scottsdale.
If you've ever wanted to experience the traditional healing ritual of a Turkish bath, book an appointment at Joya Spa at the Montelucia Resort. The Joya Spa is home to Arizona's only hammam, a classic spa amenity that has been in use for thousands of years.
For a hip, decadent spa experience, Bliss Spa at the W Scottsdale simply can't be beat. This sleek spa includes a nail lounge, seven treatment rooms, a lounge, and a brownie buffet. That's right - you can have your brownie and eat it, too - while you blissfully relax in the spa's chic lounge.
The Center for Well-Being at The Phoenician is a full-service spa featuring advanced skin treatments, holistic massage, full wellness packages and a soothing meditation atrium.
Even if you're not staying at Talking Stick Resort, it's worth making the short drive to take in the view at The Spa at Talking Stick Resort. The luxury spa space features amazing floor-to-ceiling views of the lush Sonoran Desert. Spa treatments here feature indigenous desert ingredients to soothe and heal, and the many treatments also incorporate the healing traditions of the Pima-Maricopa Community.
Scottsdale is also home to dozens of great day spas, including New Serenity Spa. If you need a pick-me-up, but don't have time for a lengthy resort stay, try the half-day relaxation package at New Serenity Spa, which includes a massage and facial.