Spring is in the air, and the desire to plan a spa getaway is an ever-growing trend for a romantic couple’s escape, a blissful girl’s weekend, and even a guy’s getaway. The days of spa treatments being reserved for only the rich and famous are behind us, and the realization that spa treatments are not only good for the body and skin, but also for the soul, is more alive than ever. Of course, there are over-the-top luxurious spa treatments that cost a small fortune, but like so many lifestyle experiences available today, there are still plenty of affordable options that make a spa getaway a great idea for everyone.

LuxeGetaways has a list of exclusive treatments being offered now at several hotels and resorts that cater to the spa traveler; and these treatments go a step further to include eco-friendly products, superior service, heavenly environments, and in many cases, they also feature super foods to enhance the effects. Many resorts also incorporate nutrition and wellness into these spa getaways, so be sure to inquire about these opportunities to create the ultimate spa getaway. To get you started, here are a few exotic treatments just waiting for you…


Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino

  • Aloe Vera, Rum, and Stone Massage: Sure to sooth after a day in the sun, Hilton Aruba’s brand new eforea spa offers a signature massage that combines hot black beach stones, lime-infused massage oil, and local rum with pure liquid Aloe vera. (80 MIN | $185)
  • Azeta di Coco Massage: This calming massage utilizes slow, localized movements in combination with warm coconut oil to heal the skin and relax tense muscles. (50 MIN | $130)
  • Aloe Sun Relief Wrap: A soothing veil of nutrient-rich cream and the Aruban Aloe vera wrap will cool and hydrate after a long day in the Caribbean sunshine. Extra attention is placed on the face to help repair over-exposed skin. (50 MIN | $140)
  • Eforea Journeys: To celebrate the new eforea spa, two signature spa journeys are available: the Essentials Journey and the Escape Journey, featuring exclusive treatments like the spa’s signature Aloe Vera, Rum, and Hot Stone massage which incorporates indigenous ingredients right from the island. Additional treatments include advanced skincare therapies, international therapeutic massages, exfoliation and detoxifying body treatments. (Customized Journeys)


Oil Nut Bay

  • The Island Cooler: An invigorating scrub using natural salt from nearby Salt Island, Oil Nut Bay’s rehydrating treatment uses freshly picked Aloe and essential oils in a body wrap, followed by a soothing massage. (85 MIN | $175)


W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island

  • The Nourish Wrap: At W Retreat & Spa’s AWAY Spa, guests can nourish sun-kissed skin in a full-body cooling Nourish Wrap using Aloe vera gel, mineral rich organic algae, green tea extracts, and other antioxidants. Another key ingredient is the “Noni” fruit, which locals have discovered as an anti-aging treatment. Faces are then cooled with compresses soaked in sea minerals and fresh organic algae gel. (50 MIN | $150)


Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino

  • The Cucumber Sorbet Massage: The Cucumber Sorbet body massage at Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino’s Zen Spa combines cucumber, chamomile and a signature Aloe vera blend to calm sunburnt skin and promote relaxation. (55 MIN | $115 / 85 MIN | $165)
  • The Sensorial Spa Ritual: This makes use of the Puerto Rican fruit seeds, and is a rich and wholesome experience inspired by the lively nature of Puerto Rico to rediscover the skin’s radiance. Native fruit seeds and plant essences exfoliate the skin creating a plateau for an aroma body massage utilizing acacia wood tool used to release deeply rooted tension. A body cocoon therapy and warm water cascade energize the body. (115 min | $265)


Costa Rica Marriott San Jose 

  • The Candlelight Experience: This places guests outdoors amidst the property’s 30-acre coffee plantation under Coffee Arabica trees and finishes with a scented hydrotherapy treatment in the outdoor jacuzzi. A colonial hacienda set on a 30-acre coffee plantation, guests can experience the Kuö Spa, which features treatments using indigenous ingredients such as local coffee and volcanic ash. ($50 additional to standard treatments)


Sibö Spa at Los Sueños Ocean & Golf Resort

  • The Herbal Clay Facial: Ideal to soothe irritated skin, this treatment uses local clay infused with natural thermal spring water and calming herbs to detoxify skin and assist in intensive, soothing repair, leaving a healthy and balanced complexion. This Costa Rican herbal clay is a key component of these unique experiences inspired by the elements of the rainforest and based on all-natural ingredients such as rain, plants, flowers, fruit and aromas. (60 MIN | $140)


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