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Top 10 Value Spas 2007


Spa $avings

To many people, a spa visit is still considered a luxury. We have no qualms about shelling out hundreds of dollars for the latest pair of Tom Ford sunglasses or lunch at the newest hot spot, but a massage? That’s something we need to earn. Not even to mention that there’s a whole segment of society who still regards spa-ing as somewhat of an elitist activity reserved for folks with large bank accounts or celebs getting ready for a red-carpet close-up. If you’re like us, you work hard for your perks, you want to live well but you also want your money to go a long way. Here are ten spa properties around the world that offer incredible value. So you won't feel like you're splurging—instead, you're saving!


The Biltmore Hotel The Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Ave.
Coral Gables, FL 33134

The Spa at Travaasa Hāna
5031 Hana Hwy.
Hana, HI 96713

The Spa at Travaasa Hāna


"Plan to arrive extra early for full use of the spa facilities. If you are coming in for a facial, the steam room is a great place to start as it helps to open up your pores and also promotes a relaxing mental state before the start of the service. Whatever service or whatever spa you are planning to attend, there is nothing more stressful for spa guests than arriving late!"
Jennifer Lynn, Director of Spa & Salon Services, Qua Baths & Spa, Caesars Palace Las Vegas

Mohonk Mountain House Mohonk Mountain House
1000 Mountain Rest Rd.
New Paltz, NY 12561

New Age Health Spa
Rte. 55
Neversink, NY 12765

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando The Ritz-Carlton Orlando
Grande Lakes

4012 Central Florida Pkwy.
Orlando, FL 32837


Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia 80361
62 361 701010


Spa Eastman Spa Eastman
895, chemin des Diligences
Eastman (Québec)
J0E 1P0
800 665-5272

Tauca Lea Resort & Spa
1971 Harbour Dr.
Ucluelet (British Columbia)
250 726-4612 , 800 979 9303
Tauca Lea Resort & Spa


Tabacón Grand Spa Tabacón Grand Spa
Thermal Resort

The Grand Spa
La Fortuna
Arenal Volcano National Park
Costa Rica



The Peninsula Bangkok
333 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan
Bangkok 10600
66-2 861 2888
Spa suite at The Peninsula Bangkok

(Updated: 09/30/11 CT)

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