The Best Spa and Wellness Retreats in Colorado, USA

Add some spa and wellness time to your Colorado nature escape for a bit of R&R
Add some spa and wellness time to your Colorado nature escape for a bit of R&R | Courtesy of Vail Residences at Cascade Village / Expedia
Sadie Whitelocks

CBD massages and chardonnay-infused scrubs are on the menu at these Centennial State stays. Here’s our pick of the best spas in Colorado.

A sprawling landscape of mountains, forests and desert – Colorado allows you to fully immerse yourself in nature and switch off from modern stresses. After days spent darting about along Rocky Mountain trails and ski slopes in winter, these spa and wellness retreats in Colorado will help you further your state of relaxation and unwind from the get-go.

1. Four Seasons Hotel Denver

Spa Hotel, Hotel, Luxury

The luxurious spa and indoor hot tub surrounded by dazzling mosaic walls at the Four Seasons Hotel Denver
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An urban retreat, this slick spot in the Mile High City promises a treat for the senses. The rooms boast views of the Rockies through oversized windows and the restaurant serves up locally sourced produce – but head to the hotel’s luxury spa – one of the best in Colorado – for some real escapism. There is a range of treatments from “body shaping” to a menu designed specifically for men. For those who are staying longer, there’s even the opportunity to enroll in nutritional counseling, yoga sessions and personal training to meet your fitness goals.

2. JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek


Guests engaging in a yoga class at JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
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Slap-bang in the center of Denver’s most renowned neighborhoods, Cherry Creek, this spot has everything on its doorstep – from high-end stores to walkable nature trails. For some R&R after exploring the city, check out this Colorado spa hotel’s wellness and fitness programs, tailored to your needs: the hotel teams up with local health-minded companies to deliver programs to suit. Don’t miss the free outdoor yoga sessions that take place every Sunday on the rooftop sundeck.

3. AC Hotel by Marriott Denver Downtown

Hotel, Luxury, Spa Hotel

Exercise machines lined up in the gym at the AC Hotel by Marriott Denver Downtown
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Surrounded by restaurants, bars and shops galore, this contemporary Marriott hotel and spa in Denver, Colorado, has everything you could need on its doorstep. But for a bit of escapism, head to the fitness center, which boasts sublime views and a decent range of equipment to keep you busy. There is a Peloton indoor exercise bike so you can program workouts and improve your game as you go.

4. Cambria Hotel Fort Collins

Spa Hotel, Hotel

The indoor pool area at the Cambria Hotel Fort Collins
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Thanks to a well-equipped fitness center and indoor pool, it’s easy to keep your routine up at this spa hotel in the vibrant town of Fort Collins. Reward yourself afterwards by unwinding in the hot tub and lounging on the sundeck. As for refueling, the bistro serves up healthy dishes and there are several other restaurants on its doorstep, including an Italian with gluten-free pizzas.

5. Warwick Denver


The heated rooftop pool is a highlight at this luxury boutique hotel and spa in Colorado, with dreamy views of the city skyline and snow-capped Rocky Mountains beyond. Another spot in the slickly designed high rise with top views is the fitness center on the 15th floor – soak up the scenery while using the treadmills, bikes and elliptical trainers, thanks to floor-to-ceiling windows. Wondering how you’ll fit in a session around your busy itinerary? No sweat – the gym is open 24 hours a day.

6. St Julien Hotel and Spa


Potted trees and plants surround the luxurious waiting area at the spa at the St Julien Hotel and Spa
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This spa hotel in downtown Boulder is big on relaxation and renewal. Stays come with complimentary access to the spa, pool, hot tub and fitness center. Salon and beauty services, such as waxing, are also available along with massages and facials. A popular treatment includes the CBD Classic Massage, designed to quiet the mind and relax the body.

7. The Broadmoor


An expansive outdoor pool area with luxury loungers surrounded by landscaped gardens with the resort buildings seen behind at The Broadmoor
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This sprawling lakeside resort and spa in Colorado Springs has a long list of amenities to keep you busy, including more than 10 restaurants and three championship golf courses. After exhausting all of the options, take time to explore the classically styled spa. Here, you will find saunas, steam rooms, aromatherapy rooms and cozy fireplace lounges. There are many treatments on offer – spoil yourself with the Wine Down massage complete with a 30-minute chardonnay-infused sugar scrub.

8. Vail Residences at Cascade Village

Spa Hotel

Waterfall style showers in the spa at Vail Residences at Cascade Village
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These spacious, self-contained holiday rentals at the base of Vail Mountain are perfect for family and group gatherings or for couples looking for a romantic retreat. The homes and condominiums come with fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, parking and access to the Grand Hyatt resort amenities. Be sure to visit the spa after a day on the mountains, with 10 treatment rooms, a jacuzzi, steam rooms and saunas. There is an extensive treatment menu with mountain athletes in mind, such as the Elevate Your Altitude massage that uses oil infused with peppermint, ylang ylang, tangerine and fennel to help boost circulation.

9. The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort

Resort, Hotel

The outdoor pool area surrounded by the hotel buildings at The Lodge at Vail, A RockResort
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Founded in 1962, this charming alpine-style resort prides itself in being one of the first attractions on Vail Mountain. There are endless activities in close proximity, with skiing being the most popular winter activity; in the summer, there is everything from hiking and biking to rafting and Jeep tours on offer. But a year-round highlight is this 7,500sqft (700sqm) spa in Vail decked out with seven massage rooms alongside steam rooms, saunas and whirlpools. On the treatment front, one of the most unique offerings is the Dream Pod Float Experience, which invites you to step into a private, oversized tub filled with warm water and saturated with 800lbs (363kg) of Epsom salt to reduce muscle tension.

10. The St Regis Aspen Resort

Resort, Spa Hotel

Treatment beds in the luxurious spa at The St. Regis Aspen Resort
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Looking to relax in Colorado’s five-star luxury? A grand hotel at the base of Aspen Mountain will do the job. The St Regis Aspen Resort’s award-winning Remède Spa is one of its highlights where you can enjoy its curated treatments. Relax with a CBD-infused massage and facial tailored to your skin type, before making the most of the spa’s facilities, such as steam caves and an “oxygen lounge” that also aids relaxation. Other wellness features at the resort include a heated outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center and three year-round hot tubs overlooking the mountain scenery.

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