Unplug and unwind with a multi-day wellness getaway, day trip to a luxury spa or an hour-long spa treatment. Tennessee has every way for you to relax and disconnect from life’s to-do list for a while.
At Blackberry Mountain, tucked away in the expansive Great Smoky Mountains, you can come back to center mind, body and soul through the many wellness experiences Blackberry Mountain offers. Take time for a yoga session or forest bathing session (the act of immersing in nature for mental clarity and reduced stress), grounding treatments, soundbathing and personal training. Relax at the spa to replenish your body with fitness classes, weightless compression and red light therapy in the Recovery Lab, body therapies and sculpting treatments from Icoone that increases circulation to intense exfoliation therapies designed to improve lymphatic flow. You’ll leave Blackberry Mountain rejuvenated and already planning your next visit.
Come to Seven Springs Holistic Retreat to experience inner peace in the Chilhowee Mountains. The family owned and run retreat offers a yoga Shala for beautiful sunrise and sunset yoga, an outdoor kitchen, private residential yurts each furnished with beds, tables and dressers, an outdoor kitchen, massage pavilion, nightly gatherings around the fire circle and a classical 7 circuit labyrinth for meditative walks. Organic, vegan meals are prepared for guests. Seven Springs is the perfect retreat to reconnect with yourself in the peacefulness of nature.
Windy Hill Farm & Preserve is the perfect getaway to be immersed in the great outdoors. Mountain biking, hiking, fishing, personalized quail hunting trips, archery and cooking classes are just some of the activities awaiting you. Enjoy nightly bonfires and live music at Wilder as well. Windy Hill is the perfect guy’s weekend destination or couple’s getaway.
Book a week-long, all-inclusive fitness getaway to Tennessee Fitness Spa where you can work with the team to get clarity about your goals so you can see real lifestyle changes. They’ll develop a plan for you to implement when you return home as well. While at the retreat, you can enjoy facilities and amenities like the fitness center, sauna, sun deck and lounges. The dining room prepares delicious, healthy meals daily that you can enjoy on the patio or inside. Browse the general store for all your fitness gear and souvenirs, and rent a bike to explore the property or go on a hike to see the gorgeous natural bridge formed over millions of years.
Enjoy the peace and quiet of the Smokies at Oak Haven Resort & Spa where you can enjoy lounging poolside, fishing in the lake, enjoy a glass of wine or whiskey at the firepit while taking in mountain views. Book a few treatments at the award-winning lodge spa to be rejuvenated mind and body. Services include massages, body wraps and reflexology foot treatments, facials, pedicures and manicures. The sauna is also available as a complimentary treatment.
Keep an eye on Tennessee as the state welcomes Coffee Ridge Resort, a 300-acre property with forests, ponds and waterfalls, that will open in 2024. The resort will offer a spa, upscale dining, luxury accommodations and experiences from helicopter excursions to horseback riding.
Spa Day Trips
Come to Southall, the new luxury resort in Franklin, for personalized wellness experiences. Enjoy personal training, yoga, meditation, sound bathing, forest bathing, tea ceremonies, massages, facials and more. The Zen for Men experiences include deep-tissue massages to personalized wellness therapies as well as woodworking classes, hilltop yoga and trail runs. You can also enjoy the sauna, mineral pool, thermotherapy, steam room and two lounges. Everyone of all ages can enjoy the relaxation Southall provides.
Another great day trip from Nashville or Chattanooga is the ISHA Institute of Inner-Sciences that addresses the inner wellbeing of humans, the core of who you are. ISHA is open 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. CST and fills the day with meditations, meals and guided hikes. Meals are hearty vegetarian foods made from scratch and are inspired by cuisine from around the world. If you’d like to do an overnight stay, ISHA offers cabins, studios and deluxe studios that come with two vegetarian and a snack per day.
Take a few moments for yourself while exploring Memphis’ music and culture at The Peabody Hotel’s Feathers Spa, named one of the top spas in the U.S. by Spas of America. Fill your day with massages, body wraps, facials and facial enhancements. An experience you must have is a session in the Vichy Shower Bed, complete with steam massage, chromo light therapy and aromatherapy that creates a multi-sensory hydrotherapy. You’ll leave rejuvenated and relaxed like never before.
Did you know there’s a luxury spa in Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in Memphis? Find your peace at the Big Cypress Spa by Gould’s. Relaxing treatments include a variety of massages such as deep tissue, hot stone and lymphatic drainage and foot reflexology, facials like collagen infusion, glow facials and peeling treatments, nail treatments and Pure Fiji body treatments that include Fijan plant extracts, exotic drift nut oils and more. The spa is open to hotel guests as well as the general public and is open Wednesdays to Sundays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Indulge in a Four Seasons Nashville spa experience where a private sanctuary of relaxation is created so you feel your most rejuvenated. Achieve inner harmony with the purifying body ritual that aids in diminishing hyper-pigmentation, firming, skin barrier repair and deep hydration. Book a couple’s experience for your special someone – the Tennessee Honey & Whiskey treatment is memorable with the cane salt scrub, honey, clementine and vanilla shea body butter and the deep state of relaxation that’s achieved with the state’s favorite spirit.
The Nest is locally owned in the heart of Bristol, TN. Allow your body to heal and revive with body treatments including mineral bath soaks, iconic foot detoxes, salt glow that helps remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells, back facials and infrared saunas. You’ll be provided with your own robe, slippers, natural aromatherapy and complimentary beverage. Don’t miss salt session in the Himalayan salt room. The salt vapors decrease inflammation and boost your immune system.
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