Restorative bliss is within reach of every major city in Wisconsin thanks to the following spa getaways. Idyllic grounds, trending skincare and a host of other amenities make each an accessible alternative to jetting off to the coast—because the right balance of sophistication and solitude is merely a short drive from home.
Leave this multiple award-winning destination fully rejuvenated and ready to put your best face forward after state-of-art skincare, like the Facial Toner Enhancement, which can be added on to most services. “There are three main components that attracted us to this enhancement: It is anti-aging, it stimulates the skin and it increases collagen production,” says Sundara Inn & Spa general manager, John Morris.
The spa’s ever-growing list of complimentary wellness and fitness classes also now includes a Sound Healing Yin Yoga class. The instructor uses “singing bowls” to help you “tune up” and balance your seven Chakras or energy centers. The class is open to all levels. And in the kitchen, the culinary team has created a non-alcoholic cocktail menu (sober travel, anyone?) and expanded their plant-based menu offerings, like vegan pulled “pork.”
What sets Aspira Spa apart from others is the heritage and location as it’s set along the pristine waters of Elkhart Lake—one of the top 10 cleanest fresh water lakes in the nation, which was considered sacred by the Indigenous tribes whom originally lived there. During spa treatments, the staff use a holistic, organic approach that involves ancient healing practices, Feng Shui and the elements of wood, fire, earth, metal and water.
In addition to 22 treatment rooms, the facility encompasses a yoga studio, a relaxation lounge plus both and indoor and outdoor whirlpools, sauna, café and a serene meditation sanctuary. Signature Spa Suite Experiences are administered in private treatment suites. Each has a private fireplace and whirlpool—perfect for sisters, couples or friends.
As the only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin, Kohler Waters Spa provides guests with the latest in hydrotherapy treatments and results-oriented facial and body services. With five locations globally, the spa leverages Kohler Co.’s innovative showering products and deep understanding of the power of water to offer its guests transformative, custom wellness experiences. The spa’s flagship location at Destination Kohler boasts several seasonal treatments.
Available now through August 31, 2021 (and great for pre- or post-golf), the On the Green CBD Massage utilizes aromatherapy to soothe joints and muscles used in your swing. Guests can also enjoy the On the Green CBD Body Wrap, featuring a Himalayan salt and sugar scrub and 16-point acupressure facial massage, or the On the Green CBD Pedicure—a ideal remedy for tired, achy feet and legs.