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Woman at SpaMore and more, spa resorts have become a popular destination for those that need a relaxing escape from the chaos of everyday life. Hilton Hotels & Resorts Blue Paper conducted a study of 6,000 spa-goers worldwide, which revealed that relaxation and stress reduction services are the primary reasons for seeking spa services. Customized spa resorts provide experiences catering to individuals’ unique preferences.  There are four types of getaway spas.

Campbell Gray at Carlisle Bay-AntiguaThe Romantic Retreat Spa: Take your relationship up a notch with couples only escapes that combine romance and pampering.  The Campbell Gray Hotel at Carlisle Bay in Antigua is the kind of place that creates a sense of calm even before you start to relax.  It is located between a lush rainforest and a breathtaking beach.  For those who like water-sports, sailing, scuba diving, or Pilates this is the place to be!  Its low key luxury setting is perfect for some romantic alone time under the stars, bringing on the “spice factor” for couples.

Morukuru South AfricaThe Adventure Spa:  Adventure getaways are great for thrill-seekers who want something out of the ordinary.  These unexpected, action-packed locations offer an up-close look at the area’s more exotic inhabitants.  The Morukuru Spa in South Africa is located in the majestic Madikwe Game Reserves.  This family friendly resort is renowned for “once in a lifetime” experiences.   It offers Game Drives, Bush Walks, and Fishing Safaris that will satisfy the adventurer in all!

Montelucia Resort SpaThe Exotic Escape Spa:  These spas are designed to transform and transport an individual through an “exotic experience” without having to venture to an exotic location.  The Montelucia Resort and Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona makes a poolside lounge magical by creating Mediterranean details set at the base of Camelback Mountain in the midst of the Sonoran Desert. The distinct Moroccan themed design leaves no details forgotten!

Chiva-Som Spa Resort-ThailandThe Spiritual Spa: Those who are spiritualists will appreciate the artistic setting, yin-yang, and yoga available at these spas.  Zen is always included in these energy charged retreats!  The stunning setting of Thailand’s Chiva-Som will transport anyone to a greater level of self-awareness: the therapeutic sessions and custom life-changing retreats will keep you there after you leave!

These getaways offer not only a new destination and relaxation but they offer a unique healing and rejuvenating experience based on your individual interest.  Have you had any interesting spa resort experience?  Please share!