Vacations are a time to decompress. What better way to shed the stresses of daily life than by treating yourself to some rejuvenating spa time? From a simple massage to a full day (or several) of treatments that will entice and please, there’s something on these spa menus that will call to you. Santa Fe has a host of tantalizing spas to choose from. Want to soak away your cares? There are two great options. People have been soaking in the natural hot springs at Ojo Caliente for centuries. In 1869, one of the first health resorts in the USA (now Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa), opened there opened there. Ten Thousand Waves, with its Japanese-style hot tubs, is a popular destination spot. You’ll find upscale spas at some of the area’s Four and Five Diamond hotels offering a plethora of body-centric options for your pleasure. Many local spas offer unique treatments inspired by Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico’s Native American heritage as well as the serenity of the high desert. Feeling the altitude? Many of these pampering places offer altitude adjustment treatments to help you acclimate to the city’s 7,000 feet above sea level altitude. Manicure and pedicure fans will find some unusual offerings including The Spa at Loretto’s zero gravity pedi-chairs. Come to Santa Fe and pamper, relax and unwind.