Destination spa is different from a day spa. Unlike day spa, destination spa don’t charge on hourly basis and their packages are not time bound. Destination spa is temporary residential or lodging facility for people who want to visit the spa and avail spa services to develop healthy lifestyle habits.
The time range of stay at destination spa can vary from 2 days to 7 days. Usually destination spa are located at some natural place, away from loud and polluted environment where people can stay close to the nature.
A destination spa should have the following amenities for the spa goers.
- - Fitness Classes
- - Educational Classes
- - Seminar / Presentation area
- - Healthy cuisine
- - Activity area
- - And all the amenities of a day spa
Destination spa offer all the many of the services mentioned below.
- - Balneotherapy
- - Body treatments
- - Body wraps
- - Aromatherapy
- - Cooking lessons
- - Facials
- - Fitness consultation
- - Hair spa treatment
- - Ionithermie
- - Massage
- - Medical treatment
- - Nail care (manicure), pedicure
- - Nutrition counseling
- - Skin exfoliation — including chemical peels and microdermabrasion
- - Waxing — the removal of body hair with hot wax
- - Weight loss
Resort Spa are type of destination spa which are located in resorts and and have better room services and all other facilities of resorts. It’s hard to find a good Destination Spa in America because they are not actively used. Gilroy Yamato Hot Springs in California is such a historically used spa and very popular spa in California.
If you are running out of time and still want to avail spa services, then day spa is the place for you, but if you want to spend some days of leisure and also want to pay some attention to your body, mind and soul then destination spa is the best place where you can get peace of mind as well as a range of spa services.