Take a spa tour of the southwest at these notable resort spas. You can enjoy The Wigwam, all newly renovated and updated near Phoenix, AZ, a special spa package at La Posada de Santa Fe in New Mexico during the Wine and Chile Festival in September, or a cooling “Feet in the Creek” treatment at L’Auberge de Sedona, in Arizona.
The Wigwam, located in Litchfield Par, AZ (15 miles from downtown Phoenix), was first opened in 1929, but has just completed a sixteen million dollar renovation, including a new pool area, new dining options and an interior facelift. The Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa located in the Wigwam, offers a variety of luxurious spa treatments. Enjoy onsite dining at the Wigwam’s farm to table restaurant which sources ingredients from the resort’s onsite garden.
La Posada de Santa Fe-New Mexico
Celebrate Santa Fe’s annual chile celebration at the “Wine and Chile Fiesta” from September 24 – 29. La Posada de Santa Fe, a luxury resort located at the heart of downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico is offering a variety of special packages to enjoy this “muy caliente” fiesta in style. The restaurant at La Posada, Fuego, will offer a special five-course menu showcasing chiles, for $120 per person (including wine pairings). Spa lovers can enjoy a two-night spa package that will include two spa treatments per person starting at $535 per night. For reservations and additional information, please visit http://www.laposadadesantafe.com or call 800-325-3589.
L’Auberge de Sedona-Sedona, AZ
Summer may almost be over, but it’s still hot out there. Cool off in Sedona, AZ at the L’Auberge de Sedona. This luxury retreat is located on the banks of the Oak Creek in Sedona’s Red Rock area. You’ll enjoy a creekside spa experience with the “Feet in the Creek Treatment”. Get “earthed” in the water as you rest your feet in the Oak Creek. After a little lounging and wading time, you’ll enjoy massage from top to bottom with a head, neck and shoulder massage followed by a foot reflexology treatment using the spa’s signature L’Apothecary flower essence serum. This special blend includes rose, rosemary and lemon blossoms, which can help support feelings of being cared for, having clarity and allowing a childlike perspective.