Must-see Spa Environments

Some of the most beautiful spa designs include Amangiri, Dunton Hot Springs, Hidden Pond and Old Edwards Inn and Spa.
Some of the most beautiful spa designs include Amangiri, Dunton Hot Springs, Hidden Pond and Old Edwards Inn and Spa.

The architecture, environment and interior design of a spa can combine with treatments to create an atmosphere unique to that specific spa. A visually appealing spa will likely only enhance the experience. These spas boast must-see visual experiences, per Coveteur.

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Location: Canyon Point, Utah

Amangiri is set in a desert landscape overlooking flat-topped mesas, ridges and gorges. The design is inspired by Navajo traditions and blends into the natural red rock surroundings.

The Arnold House

Location: Livingston Manor, New York

The Arnold House presents a countryside charm in Western Catskills, about two hours north of New York City. The minimalism aesthetic has a neutral palette and uses natural materials like light wood furniture and a cast iron fireplace.

C Lazy U

Location: Granby, Colorado

C Lazy U is a guest ranch in Colorado mountain country. It features spa tents that are suspended over the Willow Creek river with glass floors to allow guests to watch the river flow while being massaged.


Location: Carefree, Arizona

Civana has the Sonoran Desert as its backdrop and takes inspiration from water healing with hydrotherapy thermal hot and cold pools, waterfall shower and samarium.

Dunton Hot Springs

Location: Dolores, Colorado

Dunton Hot Springs is in the San Juan Mountains of the Colorado Rockies and feautes hand-hewn log cabins and a saloon.

Hidden Pond

Location: Kennebunkport, Maine

Hidden Pond is surrounded by 60 acres of birch groves and balsam fir. It features tree house-inspired rooms and uses ingredients picked from Hidden Pond’s organic garden.

The Spa at The Inns of Aurora

Location: Aurora, New York

The Spa at the Inns of Aurora is set on 350 acres of farmland with views of Cayuga Lakes, just above Aurora in the Finger Lakes. It features a trio of connected barns as the spa’s base and outdoor hydrotherapy pools and fire pits.

Mayflower Inn & Spa

Location: Washington, Connecticut

Mayflower Inn & Spa mixes Scandinavian and colonial American influences with an all-white palette, Turkish rugs, hand-crafted ceramics, floor-to-ceiling windows and an assortment of plants and indoor trees.

Old Edwards Inn and Spa

Location: Highlands, North Carolina

Old Edwards Inn and Spa is located on the southwestern plateau of the Blue Ridge mountains and features European-inspired antiques, wood and stone materials and Italian bedding. The resort is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was originally a boarding house built in 1878.

Shou Sugi Ban

Location: Water Mill, New York

Shou Sugi Ban in the Hamptons is inspired by the Japanese principles of wabi-sabi. It features recycled wood furniture, renovated barns and floor-to-ceiling windows.

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