The best spas in North America and the Caribbean

 

Now in its 21st year, the Condé Nast Traveler Spa Poll has revealed its readers’ favourite spas on the US mainland, in Canada, Hawaii, Mexico and Central America, the Atlantic and the Caribbean, and even those at sea. Here are the top 10 for each category they cover – the number indicates the average score that each spa achieved.

Top 10 Resort Spas – US Mainland

1. Stein Eriksen Lodge, Park City, Utah 98.8
2. Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, Avon, Colorado 97.5
3. Sanderling Resort & Spa, Duck, North Carolina 97.3
4. Four Seasons, Las Vegas, Nevada 96.9
5. Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation, Greensboro, Georgia 96.3
6. Stowe Mountain Lodge, Vermont 96.1
7. Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes, Florida 95.9
8. Hyatt Regency, Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico 95.8
9.= Calistoga Ranch, Napa Valley, California 95.5
9.= Enchantment Resort, Sedona, Arizona 95.5

Top 10 Resort Spas – Canada

1. King Pacific Lodge, Princess Royal Island, British Columbia 97.5
2. Wickaninnish Inn, Vancouver Island, British Columbia 95.2
3. Four Seasons Resort, Whistler, British Columbia 93.3
4. Rimrock Resort Hotel, Banff , Alberta 93.1
5. Fairmont Banff Springs, Alberta 91.9
6. Fairmont Empress, Victoria, British Columbia 89.1
7. Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 88.7
8.= Fairmont Chateau Whistler 82.0
8.= Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge 82.0
10. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise 73.5

Top 10 Resort Spas – Hawaii

1.= Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Big Island 95.4
1.= Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea 95.4
1.= Hotel Hana-Maui 95.4
4.= Grand Wailea, Maui 95.2
4.= Halekulani, Waikiki, Oahu 95.2
6.= Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa 93.5
6.= Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa, Oahu 93.5
8. Westin Maui Resort & Spa 92.4
9. Kahala Hotel & Resort, Oahu 92.2
10. Four Seasons Resort Lana’i at Manele Bay 90.8

Top 10 Cruise Ship Spas

1. Liberty of the Seas 97.4
2. Crystal Serenity 94.7
3. Seabourn Odyssey 94.6
4. Eurodam 94.0
5. Disney Wonder 92.8
6. Crystal Symphony 92.5
7. Regatta 90.2
8. Disney Magic 89.7
9.= Queen Mary 2 89.2
9.= Silver Shadow 89.2

Top 10 Spas – Mexico & Central America

1. Maroma Resort and Spa, riviera Maya, Mexico 96.6
2.= Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo 96.4
2.= Le Méridien Cancun Resort & Spa, Mexico 96.4
4. Esperanza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 96.1
5. Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico 94.7
6. Aventura spa palace, Riviera Maya, Mexico 93.9
7. Excellence Riviera Cancun, Mexico 93.8
8. Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, Nuevo Mazatlán, Mexico 93.6
9. Four Seasons, Punta Mita, Mexico 93.3
10. One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico 93.0

Top 10 Spas – Altantic and Caribbean

1. Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman 97.1
2. Regent Palms, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos 96.8
3. Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos 96.7
4. Nisbet Plantation Beach Club, Nevis 94.3
5.= Hotel Guanahani & Spa, St. Barts 93.3
5.= Sandals Royal Plantation, Ocho Rios, Jamaica 93.3
7. Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico 92.9
8. The Reefs, Bermuda 92.4
9. Rosewood Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands 92.3
10. Peter Island, British Virgin Islands 92.1

Top 10 Hotel Spas – US Mainland

1. Mayflower Inn & Spa, Washington, Connecticut 98.3
2. The Peninsula, New york, New York State 96.7
3. Old Edwards Inn and Spa, Highlands, North Carolina 95.8
4. Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas, Dallas, Texas 94.7
5. JW Marriott Denver at Cherry Creek, Colorado 93.9
6. Langham Huntington, Pasadena, California 93.8
7. Four Seasons Westlake Village, Los Angeles, California 93.7
8.= Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, California 92.9
8.= Four Seasons, San Francisco, California 92.9
10. The Peninsula, Chicago, Illinois 92.6

For the full results, see this PDF file.

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  1. Kailyn Hart says:

    I’m super shocked that you didn’t mention the Madrian Oriental or Ritz Carlton Vail. These spas must be ridiculously glamorous to beat those two.

  2. Fay Holmes says:

    The Four Seasons Westlake Village SPA in L.A is amazing!!

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