Las Vegas is becoming known for its destination spas with nearly three million visitors taking advantage of the luxury spas inside the destination’s famed resorts. And now, the “Entertainment Capital of the World” just might become your favorite retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation too. Ranging from public facilities to those exclusively for hotel guests, spas in Las Vegas are as varied as the resorts that house them.
Spa services offered in Las Vegas include sport, Shiatsu and Swedish massages to soothe tired muscles and smooth away kinks; body treatments, including herbal baths, wraps, aromatherapy and reflexology; relaxing amenities such as steam rooms, saunas and whirlpools; and full-service salons offering manicures, pedicures, facials and hair styling.
Some resorts offer wellness centers, where professionally trained personnel offer advice on nutrition and healthy lifestyles, as well as innovative fitness facilities with virtual reality bicycles and Cybex equipment.
Here is a partial listing of Las Vegas’ many resort spas:
The Spa at The Linq boasts the only Himalayan salt cave on the Las Vegas Strip. Set among glowing salt crystals, the tranquil and calming room emulates the healing conditions found inside a natural salt cave by infusing the air with the highest quality salt. Other amenities include lavish lounges, guest audio control, aromatherapy and more. The modern and luxurious spa reflects the beautiful surrounding desert and includes an array of treatments and packages in a secluded his and hers relaxation area.
Qua Baths & Spa at Caesars Palace allows guests to relax in a sacred sage-smudged space as the powers of sweet grass and detoxifying essential oils are cascaded along the back and feet to sooth away tension and balance energy. With everything from tea sommeliers to ancient ritual-inspired treatments, Qua invigorates the senses and stimulates relaxation. With a purchase of any spa treatment, guests receive access to the Laconium Room, Artic Ice Room and the ancient healing powers of water found in the Roman Baths. The Roman Baths ritual offers three pools that vary in temperature and size. Guests start the experience in the Tepidarium, the largest pool with warm-enriched waters, and then can alternate between the hot waters in the Caldarium and the cool waters in the Frigidarium.
Balance your mind, body and soul at Reliquary Spa and Salon at the Hard Rock Hotel. Reliquary optimizes relaxation and rejuvenates the body with its traditional and contemporary signature spa treatments. Melt away the worries of the day with smooth river stones that soften and sedate muscles and the drumming, tapping and rolling of ritual bamboo reeds. Reliquary signature services include the Drum Sticks Massage that includes the use of bamboo reeds and the Harmonic Massage that offers the combination of sound vibrations and acupuncture in its treatment.
Sahra Spa & Hammam at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is inspired by the desert’s ever-expanding canopy of sky, mystifying sand sculptures and enchanting moonlit nights. A heated stone, or motherstone, is the centerpiece of Sahra Hammam, combining body detoxification, steam treatments and a cooling bath in a warm atmosphere. Sahra recently launched the BIOEFFECT® EYGLÓ facial, a exclusive treatment that is the first-of-its-kind in the United States, an innovative treatment that contains a Nobel Prize winning epidermal growth factor (EGF) serum, which uses bio-identical cellular activators to stimulate blood circulation in a process called imprinting to renew luminosity, thus resulting in younger-looking skin.
In ARIA Resort & Casino’s 80,000-square-foot spa, nature’s healing properties take center stage. Salt, stone, earth, fire and water join to create a spa experience that elevates guests to a meditative state. The two-level spa comprises 62 treatment rooms, a full-service salon, an advanced fitness center and Las Vegas’ first co-ed spa balcony, featuring an outdoor infinity-edge pool and views of ARIA’s spectacular poolscape.
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas recently completed a $1 million dollar renovation to its Forbes Five Star Spa. Designed to offer a tranquil, fully customizable spa experience, the Spa’s intimate space features 12 treatment rooms, including two oversized couples’ suites and an expanded co-ed Zen Lounge. Designed by EDG, The Spa’s new look was inspired by the beauty of the desert including warm colors and materials and artwork inspired by nature to exude a soothing feel.
The Forbes Five Star Spa at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas features designer treatment rooms, garden villas and couple’s rooms, setting itself worlds apart from the ordinary. Signature services like the Encore Escape combine the world's best massage techniques to relax your mind and body.
ESPA at Vdara, an 18,000-square-foot, two-level spa, salon and advanced fitness facility, is a sensuous spa sanctuary that spotlights holistic health and well-being in an intimate environment. Comprised of 11 treatment rooms and three distinct relaxation lounges, it offers a selection of signature treatments that use quality ingredients derived from organic herbs, flowers, fruits, vegetables and essential oils. Within ESPA’s intimate setting, guests are taken through signature European heat experiences, therapeutic journeys through temperature changes.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas is a 27,000-square-foot oasis for serenity and rejuvenation that spans the entire seventh and eighth floors of the property. The Spa embraces a Shanghai 1930s design scheme, evoking a sleek, warm and opulent Art Deco elegance with indigenous elements of a rich Chinese culture. The relaxation haven features a menu based on Eastern methodologies with Western applications and many ameneties. Water facilities including Vitality Pools, Steam Rooms and Ice Fountains allow guests to relax tired muscles and revitalize dry skin and there are five different Experience Shower journeys to choose from with dramatic light, water and sound functions choreographed into rhythmic interplay. Additional amenities include the Laconium Room, a heated relaxation room with contoured bench-style seating and temperature-controlled Tepidarium chairs, with views overlooking the city.
Adventurous couples can explore the desert landscape of the Southwest at Red Rock Resort and combine it will luxurious spa treatments. Guests can enjoy activities such as kayaking at Lake Mead, mountain biking at Red Rock Canyon, or a sunrise horseback ride. The heart-pumping recreational activity can then be paired by an indulgent therapeutic massage or aromatherapy session.
The Spa at Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa & Casino takes luxury and relaxation to new heights. The expanded spa is just less than 30,000 square feet and includes 28 private treatment rooms, a 74-meter lap pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, full-service salon and outdoor-accessible steam room.
Located just south of the Strip, Costa del Sur Spa and Salon at South Point Hotel Casino and Spa is designed to pamper, relax and rejuvenate. The 40,000-square-foot spa boosts one of the most extensive spa menus in the destination. Signature treatments such as the Pure Fiji Goddess of the Sun Ritual and Just For You Facial, among others can be enjoyed in 27 treatment rooms including four newly renovated couples suites. A full-service salon, whirlpool, sauna and steam room allow for the ultimate relaxation.
Aquae Sulis Spa at JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa, located 15 minutes west of the Strip in Summerlin, is a luxury center for beauty and wellness built on the foundations of ancient therapeutic wisdom and water’s healing power. An oasis in the Las Vegas desert, Spa Aquae features signature experiences focusing on the hydration and relaxation so many travelers and desert-dwellers seek. From the Aquae Holistic Massage and Healing Hydration Wrap to the exotic Shirodhara Ritual, the spa’s signature experiences are designed to pamper.
BATHHOUSE at Delano Las Vegas is heralded as one of the trendiest spas on the Strip. The spa showcases a simple, yet elegant décor. At the core of the menu are the signature Global Journeys to reflect traditional rituals from around the world. Each Global Journey experience culminates with a personal tea and relaxation ritual from different areas of the world including Asia, India, A Taste From the Islands and Europe.
Nourish your body and set your soul adrift at the lavishly modern Spa & Salon at Palms Casino Resort. With over 20 treatment rooms and an extensive list of services, Drift is truly a retreat for every body. The spa is also home to the first Hammam in Las Vegas. Inspired by tradition, this co-ed steam bath evolves what has been a Turkish custom for centuries.
Canyon Ranch SpaClub at The Venetian and The Palazzo features a 134,000-square-foot facility offering skin care and body treatment rooms, movement therapy and pilates studios, Watsu pools and a medical/wellness center, among other amenities. An article in Condé Nast Traveler included the Canyon Ranch SpaClub among the top 10 resort spas in the U.S. It is also the largest spa resort not only in Las Vegas, but also in North America.
Designed to be one the of the world's premier resort health spas, Mandalay Bay Resort's Spa Mandalay combines classic massage and body treatments with the latest in therapeutic techniques for a unique spa experience.
The Rio Spa is a luxurious, full-service facility features an array of different types of massage, whirlpools, steam rooms, saunas and body wraps. The spa also includes Rio Salon, which offers a full range of services from haircuts to manicures and a fitness area that overlooks the pool.
A wide array of massage, hydrotherapy, body and facial treatments from around the world await Bellagio's hotel guests at Spa Bellagio. The overall design of the luxurious 55,000-square-foot Spa Bellagio is Zen-influenced, balancing natural elements of earth, water, fire and wind. The spa’s 56 treatment rooms include 12 skincare rooms with private showers, four Ashiatsu and two Thai massage rooms, two Vichy rooms, a Hydrotherapy room, Watsu room and four couple’s rooms. The men’s spa area features a “shy guy” treatment room and an outdoor relaxation balcony overlooking the pool.
Planet Hollywood’s Spa by Mandara is a sanctuary for the senses. The facility stretches over 32,000 square feet and encompasses 30 private therapy rooms, some of which are multiple therapy suites for individuals and couples. Relax and enjoy a complete menu of services, including signature treatments such as the Ceremony of Love, an exotic bathing ritual, the Mandara Stone Therapy, a massage with heated Basalts, and the Elemis Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Facial which increases smoothness by up to 32% and improves texture by up to 74%.
The Mirage Spa & Salon at The Mirage is a place where the mind, body and soul connect. Through therapeutic massages, soothing treatments, meditation rooms, steam room, saunas, whirlpools and fitness opportunities, guest will find serenity. Experience self-awareness and harmony through Yoga with the Dolphins, a yoga class through the spa held in the underwater dolphin viewing room at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat.
Lake Las Vegas is a water-side resort destination that features vistas, marinas, the award-winning golf courses, European-style shops and restaurants and spa options from the resorts. Spa Moulay at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa is a Moroccan-inspired premier spa that offers a Spa Moulay Happy Hour and a Cabana Massage in which services are provided in a private cabana. The Spa at Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa refreshes, revives and renews guests amidst the natural beauty and tranquillity of Lake Las Vegas. Guests can choose from a variety of spa packages that can all be customized to include the guests’ favorite treatments. Guests are also invited to round off the experience with a trip to the spa’s full-service hair and nail salon.