Home LuxuryTravel Resorts & Spas Canyon Ranch Spa at the Venetian

Canyon Ranch Spa at the Venetian

Posted: Feb. 11th, 2009  |  By Katherine Bond

Luxury Spas: Larger than life-that's the vibe of Vegas.  On my last trip to Sin City, life felt beyond grand at the newly renovated Canyon Ranch Spa at the Venetian and Palazzo Hotel.  Nestled between the hotels, a few floors above the bustling casinos and opulent lobbies, Canyon Ranch is just massive-a serene, secret city where calm attendants and happy guests glide through the Spa Treatment Boutique, Canyon Ranch Café, and numerous "experience spaces." Frankly, I could have stayed a day in each one of those experience rooms.  The Wave Room, a co-ed domed room imitating the rhythm of crashing waves, was one of my favorites, as well as the Experiential Rains, where one can feel the thunder of a "Caribbean Storm" or "Tropical Rain."  Or if you're in the mood for something icy, one can play in the "Snow Cave," where snow falls lightly from the sky.  True to Vegas style, who needs to travel the world when it's all right there on the Strip?  Or in Canyon Ranch's case, all in one fabulous facility.

Once I sampled sea salt to snow flakes, it was time for my treatment:  The Absolute Custom Facial.  Like most women, I don't have a single "type" of skin-I have dry areas, oily areas, little imperfections, some wrinkles, etc, and I was delighted that this 80 minute facial would be customized by a pro esthetician; a charming British lady with flawless skin, who would take the time to map my whole face.  I'm not sure exactly what happened during those 80 minutes of bliss, but I do know my esthetician worked meticulously with the high-tech Clarisonic skin care brush, a sonic contraption that literally vibrates out residue and build-up deep within your skin.  It was painless and effective.  I know my skin was massaged and caressed with some of the spa's finest products, and I was fretting thinking how I would remember each serum, moisturizer or whatnot.  Canyon Ranch, however, doesn't forget its guests-my esthetician presented me with a whole run down of the 10 or so products she used just for me while escorting me back to the Locker rooms. 

Bottomline:  The Strip offers dozens of resort/hotel spas, and I've been to several.  Canyon Ranch takes the trophy though for its size, luxury, exotic experiences, and unending services to select from.  Next time I'm back in Vegas, I'll be sure to make a stop at the Ranch. 

Learn more here or by calling 877-220-2688



Katherine Sutton
Freelance Writer
JustLuxe Contributor
You might like :
Related Topics : Luxury Travel
Write a Story/Review about this topic

Post a Comment

 
Need to Get Away?
Top 10 Business Hotels
Who says you can’t mix business with pleasure?
Read More
Featured Contributor
Sherry Ann TenorioSherry Ann Tenorio
Luxury Vacations: Admit it. The name sounds so exotic and exciting. Who has ever tried Arabian...
Read More | View Profile
Related Articles

The World's Best Luxury Hotels
Find a Luxury Hotel

Search Hotels

Travel Options

Guests

Rooms

Search Hotels
expand
The JustLuxe Collection presents Featured Luxury Hotels

Featured Spa Getaways
Acqualina Resort & Spa, Miami Beach Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach Cal a Vie, San Diego, California
Acqualina Resort
& Spa, Miami Beach
Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach Cal a Vie, San Diego, California
Current News & Features
5 Glamorously Haunted Hotels to Put You in the Halloween Spirit
Get Your Groove Back in Jamaica: Montego Bay Private Villas of Round Hill
Get Lost in the North Shore Lifestyle at Turtle Bay Resort
Uncommon Journeys Unveils One-Time Only Canadian Panorama Trip for 2015
The Golds, French Inspirations & High Teas of Buenos Aires' Alvear Palace Hotel
Ka’anapali Beach Resort: Which Hotel to Choose for Your Hawaiian Vacation
SVP Richard Marnell Discusses What Is Making The New Viking Ocean Cruise Experience Unique
Actress Lucy Liu Stars as the Newest Celebrity Fan of Mandarin Oriental Hotels
Elevate Destinations Turns Your Trips Into Opportunities for Children in Developing Countries
When Vacationing in St. Barth, Stay in a Villa That Matches the Island's Glitz & Glamour
See the complete list
Play Video Play Video Play Video
L'Auberge
Del Mar
Berlin
City Guide
Vancouver, Canada
THINGS WE LIKE