Americans know how to do leisure, making the USA a great place to go for a holiday spent at a spa hotel. Settle in for special service with an emphasis on rest and relaxation. Chill out in extensive spa areas with whirlpools, swimming pools, and a variety of saunas. Because of the US’ extensive and dynamic list of to-do’s and to-see’s, the best way to stay in any of its world-class regions, cities, landscapes, coasts, is at a spa hotel — this way you’re promised to feel totally fresh and rejuvenated and ready to discover this fine country. Spa hotels are situated not only in the rural areas, like in the South, but also in world-famous metropolises such as New York, Miami, and Los Angeles.
Where to stay at a spa hotel in the USA? Top locations at a glance
California: West Coast luxury
On the American West Coast, perhaps one of the best-known coasts in the world, you can rest assured that you’ll be greeted with only the highest caliber of service and amenities at your spa hotel. From Sacramento to San Diego to Palm Desert over the border to Las Vegas, these resort-like or quaint establishments cut no corners when it comes to luxury and to making you feel like royalty. Beginning with Los Angeles, as the mind is wont to do, the spa hotels are both totally homey in their interior design and attention to details, as well as totally luxurious in their boundless penchant for all that is fine and beautiful. Chill out on the patio in classy Santa Monica right by the beach with the amusement park, Pacific Park, or enjoy a perfect new-American dining experience among celebrities in Hollywood. In San Diego, your spa hotel comes equipped with lavish wellness centers with expert massages and unique facial treatments on offer. These establishments are all about relaxation and rejuvenation. Similar to those up in San Francisco, where you can get excited about spending mornings on sunny balconies drinking coffee, afternoons in jacuzzies or having a long lunch on the sun-drenched patio, and perhaps a lovely evening for two on the nearby beach.
Hawaii: Total island reset
Hawaii is the perfect destination for those looking to reset and relax. A stay at a spa hotel in Hawaii will serve as fodder for many daydreams to come — these resorts are sprawling and equipped with all you need for a restorative stay, including beach access, an array of saunas, fine dining opportunity, and massive pool complexes lined with chaise lounges. A spa hotel on Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, and the Big Island or Island of Hawaii also grants the opportunity to engage with local culture and traditions and to experience the many great natural sites and fun activities for all ages. The Hawaiian culture spans 1,500 years and is concerned with ancient legends, the spirit of aloha, and much more. While there, don’t miss the chance to see the stars like never before — lit up brilliantly over a dark beach. Treat yourself to a relaxing walk through all the glory of Hawaii’s forests and landscapes, practice yoga at the beach, take a boat out into the magnificent Pacific Ocean, go for a snorkel among the bright coral reefs, and end each day with a perfect night’s rest in a well-equipped room.
East Coast & Florida: Yearlong summery fun
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Getting around: You will most likely need a car for your trip to the USA. You can rent one at any airport and at many different locations within any city or town.