Updated August 2016
Our local spas offer far more than the standard Swedish massage. Some Phoenix spa treatments are as unique as the landscape they’re in and use botanicals and minerals from local sources.
Arizona Biltmore Spa: Turquoise Sage Stone Massage
This full-body massage assists you in releasing the cares of everyday life. Lavender and sage essential oils and heated stones are placed along the spine, soothing the skin and muscles into deep relaxation. A full body massage completes this luxurious experience.
Joya Spa at Montelucia Resort & Spa: Joya Signature Massage
The warming essential oil blend used at Joya is infused with essences including the “Queen of the Night” cactus flower, a rarity that blooms only one night each year. A strong, deep-touch massage incorporates circular movements from traditional Thai stretching to stimulate blood flow and ease tension.
Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa: Vita D Brightening Facial
This restorative facial is designed to help you glow like sunshine by promoting new skin cell production, leaving skin moisturized and smooth and protecting against environmental damage and dullness.
The Spa at Camelback Inn: Desert Rain Loofah
This deep cleansing treatment exfoliates and softens the skin while improving circulation. The body is rubbed with sea salt and almond oil. A loofah mitt and body gel with desert botanicals cleans and smoothes the skin, followed by a gentle vichy “rain” shower and moisturizing blend of desert essential oils.
The Centre For Well-Being at The Phoenician: Desert Serenity Scrub, Wrap and Massage
In this detoxifying body treatment, an application of mineral-rich clay, green tea and essential oils follows a gentle exfoliation. After showering, enjoy a full body Swedish massage.
Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Boulders: Turquoise Wrap
This signature treatment highlights turquoise as a color of protection, self-confidence and positive energy. A revitalizing desert salt exfoliation supports a nourishing warm turquoise clay wrap and leaves the skin purified.
Aji Spa at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa: HO’ISHP (ha ish – Sacred Prickly Pear Body Treatment)
Begin with a therapeutic steam capsule and an application of sacred prickly pear red clay to detoxify the body and tone the skin. The treatment continues with a revitalizing full body massage with prickly pear & aloe oil, and concludes with a soothing cup of prickly pear tea.
Well & Being Spa at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess: Desert Serenity Body Wrap
This full-body massage features a blend of native Arizona jojoba oil and essences of wild chaparral, sage, canyon pine and mountain arnica. You are lightly wrapped to allow your body to absorb the warm, fragrant oils. Warm herbal-infused oil streams over your forehead and into your hair as you receive a scalp massage.
The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North: Jojoba and Prickly Pear Polish
This full-body exfoliation combines deeply penetrating jojoba oil with the healing properties of prickly pear to leave the skin smooth and moisturized.
Agave, the Arizona Spa at The Westin Kierland: Desert Journey Body Therapy
This therapeutic body wrap combines skin brushing, gentle exfoliation and application of desert mud, which is rich in natural beauty elements, to rejuvenate and smooth the skin while relieving fatigue and exhaustion.