The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Denver

A sumptuous retreat in downtown Denver
Elements of Colorado can be found all-throughout The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Denver, which is evident in the natural accents of marble and stone, warming colors and sunny bursts of natural light. With 6,000 square feet of space, the Denver retreat gives off a cozy vibe, almost as if it’s cocooned inside of a mountain. It’s not, but it is certainly fun to imagine you have gone underground to revive and relax.
Our Inspector's Highlights
  • Even if you don’t book the VIP suite, you’re sure to feel the love at the spa. With its contemporary décor and inviting atmosphere, it’s the kind of spa you want to spend all day in.
  • This Denver oasis is the perfect place to plan a romantic getaway, with the option of getting side-by-side Swedish massages in the comfort of a luxurious suite.
  • The spa menu features a seemingly endless list of massages, including classic Swedish, deep-tissue, sports, pre-natal and reflexology.
  • For the epitome of indulgence, try the Four Hands Massage, which is performed by two massage therapists. Working in unison, their rhythmic hand and arm movements flow seamlessly to restore balance and soothe your body.
  • There’s also the fun Hops N’ Honey Pedicure that utilizes Hops 'n Honey Me! Bath Ice Cream to help soften your toes. Next, legs and feet get exfoliated and a caramel foot mask is slathered on to usher in hydration.
Things to Know
  • Make sure you arrive to your appointment early so you can enjoy some of the amenities, such as the relaxation lounges, steam rooms and whirlpools.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age to enjoy spa services, however the salon has services catered for young guests.
  • Appointments at downtown respite are best arranged by calling the spa concierge.
  • You must notify staff of a cancellation a minimum of 24 hours before your appointment to avoid being charged for the treatment in full.
  • While the spa has its own fully-equipped gym, you also have the option to use the TruFit Fitness Club across the street, which offers spinning, Pilates and yoga classes.
The Treatments
  • In each elegant room, you will find nature-inspired products such as the Eminence Organic Skincare line from Hungary and Sanitas, a local line from Boulder. These are used for an array of locally inspired services, including the Colorado River Stone Massage, the Aspen Leaf Renewal Facial and treatments involving the Vichy waterfall.
  • Those dealing with Colorado's arid climate can take advantage of the spa's moisturizing services, like the Mile-High Hydration Facial, the nourishing Tranquility Wrap and the Refreshing Falls treatment, which is a Vichy shower procedure that involves an exfoliation and restorative lotion to help your skin rehydrate.
  • If you are looking to add even more local flair to your time at the Denver spa, try one of the adults-only beer-focused treatments. This includes the Mile High Malt Scrub & Microbrew Massage, which naturally features beer from the nearby Great Divide Brewing Company and includes exfoliating with actual malts, a Vichy wash down, a skin conditioning with a beer mask, a hair treatment and scalp massage.
  • For a quick lift, the Colorado sanctuary offers the Slimming Mud Detox Wrap, which can relieve sore muscles and swollen joints, stimulate circulation and metabolism, eliminate toxins and ease fatigue.
  • Serious spa-goers will like the intensive anti-aging facials, which use concentrated, advanced formulas that are enriched with encapsulated retinol, hyaluronic acid and soy proteins. For the ultimate in relaxation, the spa’s body wraps incorporate stress-relieving massages, resulting in a serene experience that will leave your skin unbelievably soft.
The Facilities
  • The 6,800-square-foot spa features eight treatment rooms, including a VIP suite. You can also unwind in its separate ladies’ and gentlemen’s whirlpools, as well as its relaxation lounges.
  • Post-treatment, pamper yourself even more by lounging in the locker room. Here you will find all you need to clean up and continue on your day.
  • The state-of-the-art whirlpool and steam room will give you a needed dose of moisture while staying in this mountainous region.
  • The men's area sports a large flat-screen television, so even when you are at the luxury spa you can still catch the game.
  • A new light-filled beauty salon is a stunning space that glows with white marble and plush cream-colored chairs. Head here for a haircut, beard trim, hair styling, manicure or pedicure.
  • In the spa area, you will also find a roomy, 2,229-square-foot gym with the latest treadmills, elliptical machines and a big television to entertain you as you do squats, lift weights or work with an exercise ball.
Getting There
1881 Curtis Street, Denver, Colorado 80202
The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Denver
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