Treating yourself to a Spa in Phoenix is not selfish! Whether you’re expecting, freshly postpartum, or a well-seasoned mama, you deserve to pamper your mind, body, and soul. Being a mama is hard and taking the time for self-care is absolutely necessary. Making time for yourself can at first be a struggle. But, I promise, once you regularly schedule this time for yourself you won’t be able to live without it. Taking a spa day can be as frequent or infrequent as you want. Many spas offer a yearly membership- full of discounts and extra perks to their other facilities and amenities. You may find yourself able to expand your social network as you make friends the more you go. To help narrow your search and compare, I’ve listed the best spas in Phoenix!
Are you expecting? Each spa listed offers a “mother-to-be” massage session. It is generally recommended to be in your 2nd or 3rd trimester to receive a prenatal massage. Remember to check in with your medical professional before scheduling and let your chosen spa know of your pregnancy before your service.
The Aji Spa is one of the most unique and luxurious spas in Phoenix. Located at Sheraton Wildhorse Pass & Casino, Aji Spa is owned by the Pima and Maricopa tribes whose Tribal Elders have infused cultural authenticity and traditional healing into the treatments offered. At Aji Spa you can enjoy an indigenous Shegoi wrap, body scrub, or Prickly Pear body treatment, just to name a few of their iconic healings. Learn more about Aji Spa by visiting its website.
Civana Wellness & Spa is a true desert oasis located in Carefree, AZ. The Spa is “inspired by water” and provides healing through hydrotherapy. Immerse yourself in their KLAFS SANARIUM®, the only one in the continental U.S., which provides a personalized experience of well-being through adjusted humidity and temperature settings to create your very own climate. Civana’s Wellness segment offers daily classes including yoga, hikes through the Sonoran Desert, meditation and mindfulness programs, and more.
Spa Avania is located at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona. They offer a holistic approach to their luxurious spa treatments allowing you to curate a customized experience. Spa Avania’s amenities include a French-Celtic mineral pool, a lotus pond, steam, hot and cold plunges, plus more. Enjoy your time and schedule your spa day on their website.
The Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia offers a luxurious spa experience at the Joya Spa. Feel pampered with intention as you first arrive at the Joya Spa where you will be escorted by a “Joya Journey Coordinator.” You’ll choose from healing stones to set your spa day and then venture through to the purification room to be healed by a 55 lb. quartz crystal. Joya Spa at Montelucia also offers bathing rituals through the “Hamman Experience” where you can enjoy the healing properties of North Africa.
Located at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, the Well & Being Spa offers a rotating experience of luxurious treatments throughout the year. Perfect for variety all year round. The Well & Being Spa features a rooftop pool, a eucalyptus inhalation room, plus many signature services of stone, aromatherapy, and botanical treatments. For a well-rounded experience, enjoy yoga and fitness programs for a healthy mind, body, and soul.
Sanctuary Spa at Camelback Mountain offers an Asian-inspired experience in the desert with a gorgeous view. Their pampering services include Masami Facial, Signature Sumatra Coconut Body Ritual, and Reiki for you to have a rejuvenating experience. Explore their full menu of treatments and therapies to personalize your visit.
The Arizona Biltmore resort hosts spa treatments at Tierra Luna with a “tranquil and transcendent desert experience.” Choose from a journey of crystal quartz, grounding, and awakening. Or immerse yourself in a signature ritual or massage. Tierra Luna also offers what they call Cosmic Experiences, which touch the connection of your body with the planets and stars.
I would love to hear your feedback on your experience! Let me know in the comments below which spa was your favorite and why. Or, if I missed one of your favorites, be sure to let me know that too! I enjoy providing helpful resources to mamas…anything to save you time and the headache of making decisions. I parallel this throughout the photo experience I offer as well- you can learn more about it here: The JSP Experience | Arizona Family Photographer.
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