When you’re trying to come up with new places to travel, a relaxing trip to a luxury spa may be near the top of your list. Thankfully, Minnesota is home to a number of businesses catering to individuals looking to unwind and escape the grind of modern life. From resort retreats to day-spa getaways, let’s take a look at some of the top destinations for a weekend of relaxation. And, remember, traveling to any of the following destinations becomes much easier when you are a certified pilot. For those interested in taking control of their personal excursions, a pilot license provides you with the freedom to travel when, where and how you wish. To find out more, visit our private pilot program page.
Phone: (952) 345-3335
Located in one of Minneapolis’ finest suburbs, Deephaven, Fusion LifeSpa is so much more than just a spa. With their added natural health clinic, they provide a comprehensive approach to full-body wellness. With classic offerings, like acupuncture and hot-stone massage, as well as more unique options like their mustard detox, you can find the right thing to get your body back in optimal condition.
Solimar Spa Salon
Phone: (952) 314-5116
Connected to Mall of America, the Radisson Blu is home to the popular Solimar Spa, a destination for those traveling to the Bloomington area. Services include massages, facials and body wraps, while the salon side does hair, nails and other cosmetics. With the added restaurant and cocktail bar, fitness center and saline pool, you may never want to leave. Plus, with a free shuttle, those traveling through MSP Airport can even get some quick rest and relaxation during a lengthy layover.
Bluefin Bay Spa
Phone: (877) 668-7772
As the North Shore’s only full-service destination spa, Waves of Superior Spa at Bluefin Resorts offers a host of services designed to pamper. Relax with massage and body treatments, fix cosmetic issues with waxing and skin care, or just lounge listening to the decadent sounds of Superior’s raging waters. They recently reopened and are offering limited services.
Phone: (612) 356-5333
Situated in beautiful Wayzata, MN, Läka Spa is the area’s premier retreat, with its stunning relaxation room and suite of wellness services. Located in Hotel Landing, the spa was crafted from the ground up to embrace an ambiance promoting the nature, purity and freshness of its Lake Minnetonka setting. And now, for $269 per month with a 3-month minimum membership, you can join the club to receive discounted treatments and perks.
River Blu Salon & Day Spa
Red Wing, MN
Phone: (651) 327-2777
In terms of day spas in Minnesota, you can’t get much better than a trip to River Blu Salon. Enjoy pampering from a team of professional hair, skin, nail professionals as you unwind in an open and airy indoor space. Find other services such as facial treatments and waxing, as well, and treat yourself!
The Lodge On Lake Detroit
Detroit Lakes, MN
Phone: (218) 847-1895
There are so many great lakes in Minnesota, but Detroit Lakes is the only one with a full-service lodge-spa retreat right along the shore. The Spa Within at The Lodge on Lake Detroit offers massages, facials, body treatment and other wellness services that are sure to help you unwind on vacation. Spend the day relaxing at the spa, take a sunset dip in the lake and retreat to your lakefront bedroom in the evening — you’ll feel like a brand new person by morning.
Are you searching for more great ways to enjoy Minnesota?
Minnesota is home to many great places to fly, from out-and-back day spas to week-long retreats in the northwoods and so much more. If you’re looking for a way to enjoy these luxury spa destinations and many other great areas throughout the state, consider learning to fly so you can gain the ability to travel freely. Find out what it’s like to go airborne with an introductory Discovery Flight, where you will learn to fly a plane under the guidance of a professional pilot. We’ll give you the chance to see first-hand how a pilot’s license opens you up to countless new adventures.
If you’re interested in learning more, read about our Discovery Flights or contact us directly at (952) 698-3000.