The days when spas were the domain of women are long past. Today, it’s not unusual to have a spa report they welcome just as many men as they do women.
1. THE SPA AT THE MANDARIN ORIENTAL, NEW YORK
Located in downtown Manhattan’s Mandarin Oriental this two-level spa is a sweet spot in the middle of a busy city. Along with a state-of-the-art 6,000-square-foot fitness centre , a 75-foot lap pool and an amethyst crystal steam room, two of the spa menu’s special offerings for men are the three-hour Gentleman’s Retreat and the Transdermal Oxygen Therapy, an innovative healing technology that is, according to the spa “changing the game in sports rehabilitation.
2. QUARTZ CRYSTAL SPA, TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL, TORONTO
Overlooking the city from the 31st floor of the Trump International Hotel, this elegant and comfortable haven features ten treatment rooms, a high-tech steam shower with light therapy in the men’s locker room, black leather furnishings throughout, and a private lounge with a bar fridge and large plasma screen TV are a few of the features. Their Renaissance Man spa menu offers a special product line developed specifically for men’s skin.
3. SPA OJAI AT OJAI VALLEY INN & SPA, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Tucked into the Ojai Valley, the Ojai Spa offers mind and body programs such as private fitness assessments, guided hikes and daily fitness classes, and for runners and cyclists, there’s a 3km trail winding through the golf course and into town. Perfect for golfers and other sports-minded men, one of the exclusive treatments is Facilitated Stretch Therapy, which can help relieve muscle and joint pain plus increase flexibility. The resort also boasts a legendary golf course…
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