Take a Spa Time-Out

by RaeAnne Marsh

Well & Being Spa

Sitting at a desk. Clutching a phone. Inundated with information. Weighted by decisions. 

Stress and tension often go together, and there’s little that beats a good massage to regain a clear outlook. Local spas have earned high marks for these and other rejuvenative treatments.

Aji Spa

“Aji” is the Pima word for “sanctuary,” and, with the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass sitting within the Gila River Indian Community, it’s no surprise its Aji Spa offers unique treatments from an authentic Native American spa menu. 

5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Phoenix
(602) 225-0100

LeMonds Aveda Salon – Spa

Aveda Spa at The Wigwam resort is 26,000 square feet of Southwestern-inspired amenities that include a private, co-ed lap pool surrounded by courtyard, 15 treatment rooms, sauna and steam room, and three couples suites that have their own Jacuzzi and a private balcony or patio with outdoor shower. Ayurvedic treatments incorporate natural ingredients from the earth and sea.

300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park
(866) 976-6894

Well & Being Spa

Well & Being Spa at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess was recently awarded four stars from the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide — for the 10th year in a row. Among the amenities at this 44,000-square-foot facility are 27 treatment rooms, a waterfall grotto, a rooftop pool and state-of-the-art gym with expert instruction. Well & Being shares its exceptional four-star rating with only nine other spas in the entire State of Arizona.

7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale
(480) 585-4848

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