Destination Directory

Relaxation Destinations

Sometimes vacations can seem like anything but.

Filled with lots of walking around and activity, trips can sometimes leave you feeling exhausted at the end of the day. We've compiled a list of relaxation destinations for when groups want to get away and truly unwind.

Glenwood Hot Springs Resort | Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Not only is Glenwood Hot Springs Resort open year-round, it also boasts the world's largest hot springs pool. Groups can get a good soak in the mineral-rich water, which re-energizes and renews tired muscles. Enjoy two waterslides and cabana rental in the summertime. Forget your swimsuit? No big deal—Glenwood sells plenty.

Lakehouse Spa at Lake Austin Spa Resort | Austin, Texas

Whether groups are staying overnight or visiting for the day, Lakehouse Spa at Lake Austin Spa Resort offers an extensive list of over 100 relaxing spa treatments. Guests can enjoy healthy gourmet lunches in the private Sun Room, as well as access to their wet facilities and swimming pools. Whichever method of relaxation groups seek, chances are Lakehouse Spa has just the thing.

Spa Grand Traverse at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa | Traverse City, Michigan

Nestled in the scenic beauty of Northern Michigan, Spa Grand Traverse at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa offers groups luxurious treatments providing guests with peace of mind, body and spirit. Recognized by Spa America as one of the top 25 spas in the country, Spa Grand Traverse makes use of organic ingredients and offers group event customization.

The Wellhouse at Blackberry Farm | Walland, Tennessee

Inspired by the serenity of the Smoky Mountains, offerings at The Wellhouse at Blackberry Farm include signature treatments such as Appalachian Body Purification, as well as spa-goer favorites Reiki and Deep Tissue Muscle Recovery. While visiting Blackberry Farm, groups can enjoy staying in historic rooms, cottages and multibedroom homes throughout the sprawling 4,200-acre estate.

Drift Spa at Black Rock Oceanfront Resort | Ucluelet, British Columbia

Set in nature and designed for comfort, Drift Spa at Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is a luxurious getaway for groups looking for a relaxing experience on the coast of the Canadian Pacific. Reflected in its certified-organic wild seaweed products made right on Vancouver Island, Drift Spa has a major environmentally sound and sustainable focus.

Joya Spa at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at the Montelucia | Scottsdale, Arizona

Complete with a private rooftop pool and stunning views of Camelback Mountain, Joya Spa offers groups unique services in addition to traditional treatments including stress management meditation, hypnotherapy, acupuncture and cupping. Groups can sink into tranquility and relax afterward in private cabanas.

Cabo Spa at Esperanza Cabo San Lucas Resort | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

World-renowned Cabo Spa at Esperana Cabo San Lucas Resort is a relaxing and rejuvenating sanctuary, celebrated for its naturally restorative coastal desert environment. Using indigenous ingredients such as lime in its treatments, Cabo Spa's signature water passage also provides water therapy in steam caves—stimulating the lymphatic system prior to groups receiving spa services.

Written by Sarah Suydam, Staff Writer for Groups Today.

Photo courtesy of Glenwood Hot Springs.


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