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Address: 34631 N Tom Darlington Dr, Boulders Resort & Spa, Carefree, AZ 85377
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Restore your body and mind at the Waldorf Astoria Spa. Our...

Restore your body and mind at the Waldorf Astoria Spa. Our 33,000-square-foot spa offers stimulating revitalization through the art of massage, therapeutic baths, and refreshing treatments. Beautifully infused with ingredients from the desert environment, treatments created over 50 years expertly applied. Before and after your treatment, unwind in locker rooms that instill a heightened sense of peace. Lounge and detoxify in steam rooms, saunas, and the O'furo, a traditional Japanese bath. Allow time for meditation in our signature labyrinth. Sip a rejuvenating drink in our circular tea room, while enjoying vibrant desert vistas. Recline alongside the heated swimming pool nestled against ancient boulders.

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Desert Zen

A friend gifted me with the Desert Zen package and it was so amazing. I have been to the spa before, but have never had more than one treatment. This package included a 50 minute... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 18, 2016
Carefree, Arizona
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Carefree, Arizona
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

A friend gifted me with the Desert Zen package and it was so amazing. I have been to the spa before, but have never had more than one treatment. This package included a 50 minute massage and a 50 minute signature facial. What a luxurious treat to move from one to the other. I finished my morning with a delicious... More 

Thank JaniceC1961
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

First class massage for me, facial for my daughter. Lots of nice touches included in price of treatment - champagne, chocolate, lots of products to use in own private bathroom/dressing room plus make up done professionally afterwards. Be sure to book your session before a night out to make the most of it - they don't rush you out so... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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686 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

One of the most visually appealing spas I have visited. Their outside pool/hot tub area is nicely landscaped, and the views are stunning. The interior is so nicely done, and tranquil. The fireplace in the lobby is just beautiful- so simple, but a lovely focal point. The gym facility is also very nice.

Thank Sheryl B
Woodridge, Illinois
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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

I have been to many spas and try to visit a different one each time I visit AZ, which is once a year. So far I have yet to find a spa as amazing as this one. The views from the outdoor pool are breathtaking. The services they offer are endless. It is a resort spa so the prices are... More 

Thank Lisa2735
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

Although its a huge facility - around 34,000 Sq. Ft, it's an immersive spa experience. Everything feels connected and in harmony from the pool, to the garden, to the rooms and palatial locker rooms. The tranquil music that plays throughout along with the sounds of water falls that abound makes you feel relaxed wherever you are. me and my GF... More 

Thank Scott F
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135 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2015

Stayed 5 days at Boulders and the Spa was definitely the highlight of the stay. Locker rooms are well maintained, staff was friendly, and treatments provided the relaxation we were seeking.

Thank luv2travel_us
Phoenix, Arizona
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

The spa has babbling brooks and fountains everywhere and the effect is total tranquility. The locker rooms are very nicely laid out and each guest is given their own luxurious robe and slippers to wear during their visit. The showers are wrap around and filled with shampoo, conditioner and shave cream. Body lotion, sun screen and other toiletries are also... More 

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Desert Hills, AZ
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

Upon entering the spa to leaving the friendliness and professional demeanor of all employees was first class. The spa services were top notch. Were some parts of the spa structure itself needing a spruce up here and there? Yes. Overall the spa was very clean. There were plentiful amenities for the guests' use. The food in the spa cafe was... More 

Thank RovinRatties
West Chicago, Illinois
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931 reviews
353 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015

The Boulders resort has been sold once again - to date the spa which is about 15 years old has had at least 3 owners, the most recent of which just took over this month and things are definitely not looking up. SO, so very sad. While much of the spa had been redone this year due to leaking from... More 

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Redding, California
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43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2015

My husband surprised me with a 5 hour spa visit at the Boulders, Waldorf Astoria Spa. Wow what a treat! It included an exfoliation, facial, mani/pedi and a spa lunch! Total indulgence, would highly recommend for anyone wanting a delightful afternoon of pampering!

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