Linden Spa at the Inn at Perry Cabin, St. Michaels, Maryland
Herbal remedies to the rescue at this resort spa on the Chesapeake. Expect local botanicals such as linden blossom, verbena, and black birch in treatments based on the traditions of Colonial apothecaries.
Spa Solage at Solage Calistoga Resort, Napa Valley
Belly up to the Mud Bar & Bathhouse for full-body mud "cocktails" and soaks in mineral-rich geothermal pools. Top it off with a hydrating facial with products from renowned skin-care expert Kate Somerville.
Pampering therapies from Karin Herzog (a Swiss beauty specialist) and Ytsara (an organic Thai treatment line) complement the updated hydrotherapy circuit at this converted 19th-century manor house in a remote wine region.
On a private island accessed by rice barges, this treatment center serves only fresh fish and organic produce and has healing experts to aid your tropical cure. Each of the spa villas has an ocean view and a plunge pool.
This hand-carved-teak sanctuary set on a cliff above the beach has rain showers, plunge pools, and both holistic Balinese and modern Italian beauty treatments. Practice your sun salutations in the yoga pavilion.
Outstanding high-rise views may distract you from a kiatsu massage in a Zen aerie of black marble, shoji screens, and washi-paper lanterns. After your treatment, continue to unwind with a cup of specially selected tea.
Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, Northland, New Zealand
Overlooking a fern glen and a winding stream, this totara-forest spa has fireplaces in its garden treatment spaces. The traditional local therapies are inspired by green jade, seashells, and bloodstone crystals.