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The insanity of the Strip calls for times when you just need a little me time. Take a break from the chaos of the Strip with an afternoon at one of Vegas' spas. But which one is right for you? Here, a breakdown of five of the biggest spas on the Strip covering everything from luxury to eco-friendly.
You Want an Eco-Friendly Spa
With a 99 percent natural product line and results-driven therapies, ESPA at Vdara is the holistic escape. The UK-based spa recently opened its first West Coast location at Vdara and with it comes two Vegas-exclusive treatments — On the Rocks and Desert Rose. Drawing inspiration from the Southwest, essential oils and hot stones are used during the On the Rocks massage to rebalance the body and melt muscular tension. Braving the great outdoors? Using a delicate synergy of Palmerosa and Rose Geranium aromatic oils, the Desert Rose treatment tones, firms and nourishes skin, preparing you for a day in the sun.
Spa Bellagio [Photo: Bellagio]
You Want a Luxury Spa
Spa-goers looking for extravagance and personalized service should look no further than Spa Bellagio. The lavish Danza Delle Mani Massage, inspired by the elegant Fountains of Bellagio, is performed by two therapists whose hands move in unison and emulate waves. Celebrating a bachelorette bash or simply getting together for that much-needed girl time? Try a "pamper party" at Salon Bellagio. This private room can be reserved for a luxurious afternoon of relaxing salon treatments complemented by luscious chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne.
Spa at Aria [Photo: Aria]
You Want a Lot of Amenities
Guests can purchase a day pass that includes access to many amenities that you can't find in any other Las Vegas spa at the Spa at Aria. Guests can meditate on the only Ganbanyoku Stone Beds in the nation, detox the respiratory system with salt-infused air in the Shio Salt Room and relax in the outdoor co-ed infinity-edge therapy pool. Or do all three, all day long.
Grand Spa [Photo: MGM Grand]
You Want a Lot of Treatment Options
Make like a true adventurer with the worldly selection of spa treatments from some of the most exotic places on Earth at the Grand Spa at the MGM Grand. You'll enter a state of tranquility with touch therapies such as the Stay Well Aromatherapy Massage or experience ancient relaxation techniques with one of the spa's signature world therapies such as the popular Dreaming Ritual, influenced by Aboriginal culture.
Bathhouse Spa [Photo: Mandalay Bay]
You Just Want a Soak
You don't need to travel overseas to experience a European bath; instead, slip into a tub at the Bathhouse Spa at Mandalay Bay. Spa-goers can choose from options such as the Muscle and Joint Therapeutic Soak, Total Body Detox and Moor Mud Bath, all designed to sooth certain target areas. For a truly delightful experience you won't be able to find anywhere else, try the Bathhouse Signature Fizz Bath with signature-scented "fizz," leaving skin soft and beautifully fragrant.
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