10 Cozy Treatments to Spice up the Season

10 Cozy Treatments to Spice up the Season
The Honey Butter Wrap features wildflower honey from the resort’s beehives, combined with ancient sea salt and coconut oil.
Photo courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

The cold is setting in, the snow is falling and the winter season is upon us. This means your clients' skin might be in need of a seasonal refresh. Tis the season to spice up your treatment menu with these seasonal facials, rituals and body treatments by prominent day spas and luxury facilities.

From a head to toe apple cider treatment to a full body sugar and spice exfoliation, these properties have the top treatments to indulge in this season. 

1. Rancho Bernardo Inn | San Diego, CA

Designed as an escapist retreat, the Spa is inspired by San Diego’s laidback lifestyle and lush landscape, with open-air treatment bungalows and a private pool set among fragrant botanicals. This season, guests can enjoy a variety of treatments infused with seasonal ingredients including the: Yam & Pumpkin Facial (50 min.) designed to accelerate the exfoliation process and reduce the appearance of pigmentation, fine lines, and sun damage; the Chai Spice & Vanilla Express Manicure and Spa Pedicure (90 min.); and a relaxing Chai Spice & Vanilla Body Treatment (50 min.).

2. Surf & Sand Resort | Laguna Beach, CA

Aquaterra Spa provides a wide variety of treatments designed by passionate practitioners, including customized massages, skin care, seasonal body treatments, and more – all enhanced with therapeutic properties of native botanicals, ocean and earth. This fall/winter, indulge in complete relaxation with the Fall Harvest Body Treatment (80 min.), incorporating essential nutrients such as pomegranate and fig, alongside a sugar scrub to exfoliate and cleanse the skin. Warm jojoba oil and vanilla provide a hydrating and moisturizing hair treatment while the full body massage and wrap allow the pumpkin enzymes to exfoliate and hydrate the skin.

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3. The Chedi Andermatt | Andermatt, Switzerland

Embark in a holistic wellness retreat that combines the elements of fire and ice for a relaxation experience. Nurturing the mind, body and spirit is the fundamental element of the holistic wellness experience, Fire & Ice. Experience the warm, cozy and relaxing part of the experience which warms the soul, nurtures the body and frees the mind. In counterbalance, the Ice segment refreshes the organism and spirit, strengthens the immune system and has an anti-inflammatory effect. The Fire & Ice experience will awaken the senses, renew the being and is a sanctuary of true relaxation. 

4. The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island | Amelia Island, FL

Known for its renown, expansive and immersive spa, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island embodies a holistic approach to wellness. The goal is not simply to soothe, but also to nourish, renew and transform. The property’s experts in relaxation, well-being, mindfulness and fitness guide guests in an inspired and timeless setting. The fall spa menu features the Honey Butter Wrap, an experience to rejuvenate and restore the skin, as Spa specialists use wildflower honey from the resort’s beehives combined with ancient sea salt and coconut oil.

5. Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas | Las Vegas, NV

The spa offers an array of classic and luxurious spa treatments and wellness therapy packages that aim to balance body, mind and spirit. Re-engage the senses with seasonal treatments including the Autumn Glow Facial (60 min.), designed to rejuvenate the skin during the chillier months, with antioxidants, vitamins A and C to boost skin moisture, and aromatic pumpkin fruit enzyme to exfoliate, strengthen, and nourish the skin. Couples can enjoy the Fall Essence Couples Pedicure (60 min.), which incorporates seasonal scents like pumpkin and warmed sugar.

Related: 4 Spiced Aromatherapy Recipes for Autumn

6. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City | Atlantic City, NJ

This season, guests can enjoy a variety of treatments indulging in the season including the Fall Body Treatment (50 min.) infused with autumnal notes of bourbon, brown sugar and gingersnap; the Fall Facial (50 min.) full of nutrient rich pumpkin that minimizes pores, improves skin tone, and boosts overall radiance; and a relaxing Fall Pedicure (50 min.).

7. Revive Spa at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa | Phoenix, AZ

Cooler weather can leave skin dry and dull. Head into season with the following special autumnal treatments. The Pumpkin Facial (50 min.) provides stimulation to help increase cell turnover, restore collagen and lighten uneven skin tone while boosting hydration and glow. The Dark Chocolate and Candied Orange Wrap (50 min.) is a body treatment that provides hydration and relaxation. Calendula and Orange Myrtle Body Polish refresh the complexion and stimulate circulation. A hydrating application of Chocolate Cream Bliss Butter is applied before being cocooned in a warm wrap, where a neck and shoulder massage will induce relaxation. This treatment ends with a Rejoice Neroli Hydrosol Mist. 

8. Spa & Salon at The Del | San Diego, CA

With its ocean-inspired spa treatments perfect for relief from the Southern California sun, the spa oasis is launching a selection of new treatments this fall and winter that will soothe the mind, body and spirit. The Cocoa Enzyme & Oxygen Facial (50 min.) starts with their signature Cocoa Enzyme mask. This facial will indulge the senses with the sweet aroma of chocolate while exfoliating the skin with natural papaya. The Oxygen treatment will boost circulation and stimulate cell turnover. Finishing with the Marshmallow mask, this treatment will transform the skin, resulting in overall health and hydration. The Organic Warm Spiced Mud Wrap (50 min.) combines the detoxifying power of seaweed Infused with aromatic spices of ginger and orange. This wrap offers immediate and noticeable effects to the skin, including firming and toning the body. This treatment will stimulate the circulation and lymphatic system and leave the skin deeply hydrated. The Herbal Spice Massage (50 min.) features warm steamed Muslin bags filled with orange, clove, ginger and seaweed that are gently massaged into the body releasing seaweed oils, while gently exfoliating and nourishing the skin.

Related: 9 Oils and Spices for Wintertime Care

9. JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa | Paradise Valley, AZ

The Spa at Camelback Inn unearths locally sourced ingredients and harnesses the therapeutic benefits of the desert while celebrating the special connection with the tranquility, comfort and relaxation. Guests can reserve the following seasonal treatments and receive a pedicure as a complimentary gift. The Seasonal Aromatherapy Massage (60 min.) provides the benefits of a full-body Swedish-pressure massage and delights the senses with the added inclusion of pumpkin spice massage oil. The Seasonal Glow Facial (60 min.) includes a deep cleanse, exfoliation and hydration, complete with a natural pumpkin mask to instantly boost overall radiance by deep cleansing pores, temporarily shrinking their appearance and improving the look of uneven skin tones. 

10. The Spa at The Estate Yountville | Yountville, CA

The Spa at The Estate Yountville offers indoor and outdoor soaking tubs, Napa Valley’s first HydraFacial Syndeo service, steam/sauna, and separate patio areas equipped with plunge pools. This winter, guests can find relaxation and restoration with the revitalizing Holiday Estate Facial. Indulge in a blissful experience using frankincense and clove inhalation, while customizing the skin care mask with the spa’s cosmetic pomegranate resurfacing peel to gently slough off any dead skin and create a porcelain finish.

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