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From California to Florida: 7 Spa Getaways

Spaaa-hhh. The new year is here and it’s time to wind down. From luxe accommodations to rustic retreats around the country, below are seven spa escapes promising the ultimate in relaxation. No passport required.

Ten Thousand Waves, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Inspired by Japanese mountain springs resorts, the serene spa is nestled in the high desert, dotted with fragrant junipers and piñon Release tense muscles inside outdoor hot tubs. Later, book a suite for a soothing deep stone or salt glow massage. A warming herbal wrap treatment instantly detoxifies. It’s true, this is as close as you can get to the Far East without the plane ticket.

Standard Hotel Spa, Miami, Florida
A welcome retreat along the famed sugar-sand beaches and buzzy South Beach scene, this beloved spa is home to a cedar sauna, Roman waterfall hot tub, arctic plunge, aroma steam room and a Turkish-style Hamman. For treatments, opt for an herbal infused massage combing Thai stretches and compressions using steamed herbal bundles.

The Arnold House, Catksills, New York
Should you find yourself in Upstate New York for cross country skiing or ice fishing, you will want to warm your bones inside the charming 11-room Arnold House. For some uplifting pampering, the Sunny Citrus Massage and Scrub uses house blended orange sweet soy oil followed by a foot scrub with an invigorating cinnamon, clove and yellow cornmeal.

Lazy You Spa, Granby, Colorado
After a day of sledding, skiing or horseback riding, retreat to your cabin for some body work. The cozy, Wrangler Wrap detoxifies and tones while the Riverstone Release uses hot stones to ease tension. Seasonal enhancements like peppermint salt scrubs invigorate. Come spring, creekside tents stocked with copper soaking tubs open as do views of the great Continental Divide.

Salishan Spa and Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach, Oregon
For quiet reflection in nature, escape to Central Oregon’s rocky, coastal forest. Perched inside a 205-room resort, the warm-wood spa has an outdoor infinity whirlpool, steam room and sauna. Splurge on an essential facial or a Swedish-inspired coastal classic massage. Post treatment, sip a glass of wine around a toasty fireplace, looking out onto the cold marshy waters.

Twin Farms, Barnard, Vermont
Following a brisk hike or snowshoeing, drop your bags at this all-inclusive retreat. Set in a 1790’s farmhouse, the Bridge House Spa is stocked with lush vegetarian bath and body products. For treatments, the Fireside Massage let you experience a melt-away bliss followed by champagne and a crackling fire while the aptly-titled “We’ve Got Your Back” facial addresses those hard to reach areas.

AtrioNapa Valley, California
Housed inside rustic-chic Napa farmhouse at Los Alcobas, you’ll uncover a custom oil blending bar to mix signature scents alongside treatments using ancient practices. Try the Chinese-rooted tui’na to improve energy flow and the Thai style Samunpari with steamed herbal poulstices to rock and woo any muscle aches. And, before you leave, stock up on the all-natural and organic Naturopathica line.