There's no shortage of spas and massage havens around the Valley. From hot stone massages to reflexology to deep tissue muscle stimulation, Phoenix has a plethora of places for you to unwind. Here are four of our favorites places, and their top treatments.
Movement Restoration: Deep Tissue/Sports Massage
This Scottsdale day spa serves everyone, but is best built for athletes. The “Deep Tissue/Sports Massage” helps alleviate the most stubborn of athletic aches and pains, releasing tension through deep pressure massage, stretching, joint articulation and trigger points. $85 for 60 minutes; $115 for 90 minutes.
Four Seasons Scottsdale Spa: Four Seasons in One
“Four Seasons in One” is the signature massage treatment at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North. The massage therapist employes a medley of techniques using a variety of scented oils (each meant to evoke one of the four seasons), and employs a lightly exfoliating body scrub, followed by a warm body wrap. $230 for 80 minutes.
Amethyst Spa at We-Ko-Pa: Four Peaks Hot Stone Massage
The environment at Amethyst Spa is super relaxing, filled with soft music and warm colors, and its tributes to the Yavapai people who own We-Ko-Pa Resort and Conference Center. The spa's “Four Peaks Hot Stone Massage” employs smooth, soothing-hot stones to relax both body and mind. $140 for 60 minutes; $185 for 90 minutes
Kalologie 360: Swedish Massage
The classic healing massage, Swedish massage employs light to firm pressure in long, smooth strokes that improve circulation and release tension. And the healing hands at Kalologie 360 are especially skilled in the Swedish way. Call for pricing.