There’s nothing like a trip to the spa to de-stress and reset your life again. Especially when the season calls for battling lines at the store, fighting for parking spots and trying to figure out the perfect hostess gift. So for today’s installment of the Holiday Gift Guide, I’ve got a few standout Valley spas that will leave you (or your giftee) relaxed and worry-free. Tis the season for specials and holiday pampering!
Spa at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale Troon North
Holiday Bliss Body Polish
This pampering session begins with a hot oil and bath salt exfoliation that will leave your skin super smooth. Warm, steamed towels remove the salts and the treatment ends with an enzyme lotion application. 50 minutes, $155. 480.515.5559, www.fourseasons.com/scottsdale/spa
Alvadora Spa at the Royal Palms Resort
Receive 20% off when you book any two 60-minute treatments; 30% off any three 60-minute services and 30% off four services of any kind plus 20% off cabana services. 602.977.6400, www.royalpalmshotel.com.
Agave at the Westin Kierland Resort
Champagne and Ice Wine Facial
Kick off the holiday season with the Champagne and Ice Wine Facial. The facial uses organic Champagne grapes and orange extracts to detoxify and refresh the skin. A hydrating Mimosa Champagne Tonique mask and Tokay Ice Wine Masque are then applied to nourish and tone the skin.
Organic Mimosa Champagne Manicure and Pedicure
You’ll definitely be in need of a mani/pedi session for all those holiday parties. Luckily, the Organic Mimosa Champagne Manicure and Pedicure has you covered. The antioxidant-rich treatment incorporates a Mimosa lotion and Mimosa Champagne Sugar Scrub that’s loaded with Champagne grapes and raw sugar granules to exfoliate and refine the skin.
Bonus: Arizona residents receive 30% off any treatment! 800.354.5892, www.kierlandresort.com.
Spa at the Arizona Grand Resort
Pure Fiji Sugar Scrub
Got visions of sugarplums dancing in your head? Try on your body instead, with the Pure Fiji Sugar Scrub. The sumptious spa session exfoliates, cleanses and soothes the skin with coconut, pineapple and starfruit. 50-minutes, $139. December special, $100. 602.431.6485, www.arizonagrandresort.com.