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Best Spas in Minneapolis

Oct 9, 2009  I work at the Tourist Association in Minneapolis.
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Your dream of a spa getaway can become a reality in Minneapolis—with most downtown hotel rates starting at an affordable $79, plus we have spa services that will please your wallet.

Whether it’s a long weekend, business trip or family vacation, Minneapolis offers a plethora of destination spas to rub you into complete bliss. Here’s my take on the five best places to rejuvenate your body and soul in Minneapolis:

  • Category: Best of
  • Traveler type: Never been before
  • Appeals to: Business travelers, Couples/romantics, Honeymooners, Singles, Budget travelers, Tourists
  • Seasons: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
  • 1. Ivy Spa

    1) Ivy Spa: A true destination spa, the Ivy Spa is a true haven of relaxation amidst the downtown bustle and located within the posh Mobile 5-Star rated Ivy Hotel. The 17,000-square-foot spa includes a cafe, fitness center, cold plunge showers, whirlpools, saunas and dozens of private massage rooms amidst an earthy, organically designed facade. The spa provides a range of massage treatments and beauty services including: a Caviar facial, Minnesota River Rock massage, Four-handed massage, reflexology and other uniquely blissful services .

  • 2. Jewel Spa

    2) Jewel Spa: Located in the pulse of downtown Minneapolis next to the swanky Graves 601 hotel and entertainment-packed Block E, this spa offers an intimate escape surrounding by the big-city bustle. Jewel Spa doesn’t skimp on service, expect to be treated like the princess that you are, and enjoy distinctive services such as the Moor Mud Wrap, Microdermabrasion facial, Vinotherapy Wine Wrap and hair services.

  • 3. Aveda Institute Minneapolis

    3) Aveda Institute Minneapolis: Minneapolis is home to Aveda the high performance, botanically based beauty essential brand and within the city limits (Northeast Minnesota) lies a flagship Aveda Institute with budget-friendly spa services. The Institute’s highly trained student-employed facility offers an exceptional value, as most $100 services are at half the cost. The aromatic and organically infused atmosphere sweeps you away, plus services such as Caribbean Therapy Body Treatment to Botanical Skin Resurfacing are drool-inducing.

  • 4. Spalon Montage

    4) Spalon Montage: Just a throw away from the city in 50th and France of Edina you will find Spalon Montage, a dream to all woman kind. It’s obvious why locals call this spa as one of the premier spots for pampering. Right as you walk through the doors of Spalon, expect friendly service and a serene “Spalounge” with cucumber water, neck pillows and a hint of lavender in the air. The Detox Wrap, Montage Couples Massage and Thai Yogi Massage are a few of the services that this upscale spa and salon provides.

  • 5. Mystic Lake Spa

    5) Mystic Lake Spa: Relax in luxury at Mystic Lake Casino Spa. Located just 25 minutes from downtown Minneapolis and the Mall of America in Prior Lake, Minn., Mystic Lake is the perfect weekend getaway. With 600-room hotel, casino, golf course, restaurants and a destination spa all on-site—guests don’t even need to step outside the property’s perimeter.