Santa Fe has long been known as a healing place for the mind and body. Whether enjoying a hotel spa, day spa, natural healing treatment, or simply soaking up a little downtime, Santa Fe is a perfect backdrop for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Hotel Santa Fe Spa
The newly constructed Hotel Santa Fe Spa sits quietly above the property’s luxury suites in The Hacienda at Hotel Santa Fe. The spa entry is built around a large, crystal water feature while the five treatment rooms are painted in sky themes.
A comprehensive selection of massage therapies, Ayurvedic and spa treatments, body and skincare, and nail services is available including the use of both locally and internationally inspired ingredients and methods. The spa is staffed by highly trained therapists and licensed practitioners and is the newest addition to the city’s excellent selection of spas.
Nidah Spa at the Eldorado Hotel & Spa
Three junior suites at the Eldorado Hotel & Spa have been converted into Nidah Spa suites. The in-room amenities and features are extensive and include posh accommodations, a Southwestern color and fabric pallet, innovative room design and furniture promoting a peaceful state, plush linens, comfortable robes, a customized iPod Nano playlist, a special spa bar featuring Nidah Spa products, in-room spa treatments, daily breakfast in bed, and more.
The suite price includes a head to toe massage either in-room or at Nidah Spa. The “Luxe Suite” features individual oxygen pods to help travelers adjust to Santa Fe’s 7,000-foot elevation. Nida Spa itself offers treatments embracing the philosophy of the Native American Medicine Wheel and its spiritual directions. It is available to all guests.
The Spa at Loretto
A great selection of services is available from the Spa at Loretto offering guests holistic and spiritually based treatments. The Spa director is now blending aromatherapy oils in-house creating five signature oil blends to choose from as well as a signature scent for the hotel, “Spirit of Loretto”. Try the Salon Services, the Sacred Stone Massage, or the Javanese Lulur Royal Spa Treatment.
A favorite with city visitors, La Posada offers signature treatments such as the Spirit of Santa Fe, Chocolate Chile Wrap, Desert Enchantment Facial, and Raw Earth Pedicure. The spa experience is sublime.
The entry has a tranquil setting, the relaxation area is enhanced with lounge furniture and privacy drapery, the couple’s treatment room features its own shower, and an exterior entrance to the fitness room provides 24-hour access for guests. Skincare treatments are available and other traditional services such as the 50-minute Flowing Water massage.
Absolute Nirvana at Hacienda Nicholas
As part of the Victorian-era Hacienda Nicholas, Absolute Nirvana spa offers room and deluxe treatment packages. Packages include lodging, champagne, and couples massages. The newly renovated spa area brings an improved sense of tranquility and quality to the already soothing environment. Treatments include Indonesian spa treatments, therapeutic, hot stone, and Thai massage, and add-ons such as rose petal baths.
Located in the multi-faceted and newly expanded BODY complex, made up of a studio, boutique, and organic café, the spa at BODY offers a comprehensive list of bodywork options in addition to spa treatments and therapies.
Packages include a “head-to-toe purification”, and a body & soul balance for 2 hours, while spa treatments include a range of skincare options. A favorite spot for locals, BODY also offers yoga for kids and a calendar of dance, music, lectures, workshops, readings, and healing sessions.
Inn of the Five Graces
The historic casitas of the Five Graces are now home to a spa space featuring treatments in keeping with the inn’s fusion of Tibetan and East Indian ideals, traditions, and styles. Combining ancient Indian Ayurvedic philosophies of longevity, rejuvenation, and health with soothing oil infusions, rare plant extracts, and conscious touch, the menu of specially designed treatments, such as Ayurvedic Healing Massage or High Mountain Hydration, replenish the skin, soothe the body, and nourish the soul.
The Spa at Encantado
The Encantado, a Four Seasons resort, brings a luxurious spa alternative to the Santa Fe area. The spa experience draws on the region’s multicultural character as well as Santa Fe’s extensive community of healers and spa therapists. Auberge defines its treatment style by integrating the highest standards of service with local ingredients and healing agents. Treatments include a Blue Corn and Honey renewal, a Chile Pepper Foot Warmer, a Native American inspired Mountain Spirit Purification, among many other options such as Ayurvedic rituals, Eastern Medicine traditions, men’s treatments, couples experiences, and packages.
Ten Thousand Waves
One of Santa Fe’s oldest spas, “The Waves” as locals call it continues to refine its services while maintaining its Japanese sense of serenity and relaxation. Treatments are comprehensive without being confusing and are available individually or packaged together. Communal tub, a complete 55-minute custom facial, and deep stone massage treatments are just some of the items available.
For further Santa Fe spa information visit: SantaFe.org