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For those looking to decompress, Orlando has a duo of Star-Rated spas ready to accommodate any weary traveler.
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Orlando, Grande Lakes is a 40,000-square-foot facility featuring 40 treatment rooms, meditation room, fitness center, salon, palm tree-lined pool and more. Any pesky kinks will surely be worked out at this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star spa located in The Ritz-Carlton, Orlando, Grande Lakes with a range of massages such as Bindi, Thai and shiatsu alongside Shirodhara and Javanese Lulur rituals. If you have family in tow, teenagers and younger kids have access to their own menu of treatments, including the Ritz Kids fizzing manicure and pedicure and kids massage.
For a more European-style spa outing, Relâche Spa at Gaylord Palms is a haven for those just looking to relax or prepping for a night out on the town. Sore muscles rejuvenate with the Muscle Melt massage and skin glows anew with the Total Elegance Facial. Mothers-to-be can treat themselves to maternity treatments at this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star spa and those already with kids can treat them to specialty treatments such as a Wiggle Worm Haircut or a Princess Pedicure.
Nearly every major luxury hotel brand has a home in Orlando, which means the luxury spas are here too. That list includes the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Spa, the area’s biggest and definitely one of the best. Outside you’ll find a 4,000-square-foot adults-only pool flanked by towering palms and plush cabanas. Inside 40 treatment rooms, locker rooms with steam room and saunas, as well as co-ed relaxation rooms decked out with cozy chaise loungers await.
At the Blue Harmony Spa at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, guests are treated to ocean-inspired treatments within six blue hued treatment rooms, including a couple’s suite with side-by-side soaking tubs. Don’t forget to head out to the outdoor spa garden and secluded hot tub.
The Balinese-inspired Mandara Spa, an 11,000 square-foot oasis of bliss inside the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, features 14 exotic treatment rooms where guests can experience atypical treatments such as the Mandara Ritual for Hands and Feet, a two-hour cleansing, exfoliation and massage treatment designed to lift you to a new stratosphere of relaxation.