Hotel spas, like most amenities in Las Vegas, are designed to wow and envelop guests in sheer bliss — which only makes the competition that much stiffer. After visiting all the spas and weighing them against each other, we considered not only their size and reputation, but also the breadth and originality of treatments, the comfort and design of the facilities, and the level of service from the staff. Whether you need to cleanse and rejuvenate your body after a night of hardcore Vegas fun or unwind after a trade show, these spas are our top picks for pampering.
The Mandarin Oriental's two-story spa features 17 treatment rooms, relaxation lounges, steam rooms, a hammam, a Vitality Pool with views of the Strip, a salon, and a separate Chinese Foot Spa for pedicures. At 27,000-square-foot, it's a somewhat small spa for Vegas standards, but it's one of the most decadent.
It's no surprise that this luxury megaresort features a luxury mega-spa. The 80,000-square-foot Spa at ARIA features a full-service salon, 62 treatment rooms, a vast treatment menu, and a relaxing ambiance, thanks to its Japanese-style heated stone beds, salt room, outdoor therapy pool, and natural light.
An outpost of the world-renowned spa, The Canyon Ranch SpaClub covers 134,000 square feet and dazzles with unique features. Yes, the to-be-expected whirlpool and sauna are on offer, but so are crystal steam rooms, a wave room, igloo (think Arctic mists meet fiber optics), and salt grotto. The fitness facilities include a 40-foot climbing wall, Pilates, personal training, and a top-notch gym.
With 51 treatment rooms, Qua Baths & Spa is one of the biggest spa facilities on the Strip, and sets itself apart with funky accoutrements including a tea sommelier and an Arctic Ice Room with falling snow. The services menu is truly staggering in scope, and includes Nobu-branded treatments (available nowhere else in the world), such as an aromatherapy massage with facial reflexology. For a fee, guests get access to the Roman baths, Laconium steam baths, Vichy showers, chakra balancing crystal "body art" rooms, an herbal steam room, cedar sauna, and the expansive fitness center. The gym is spacious, and many of the cardio machines have built-in TVs.
Grandiose is the name of the game at Bellagio: the luxe 65,000-square-foot spa has 56 treatment rooms and a 6,000-square-foot fitness center. Male clients receive equal attention here, like in the separate barber room where guys can opt for a straight-razor shave. There's a fee to use the fitness center, but that includes access to the spa's four whirlpools, eucalyptus steam room, and sauna.
Those looking for a phenomenal spa won't be disappointed: The Cosmopolitan's Sahra Spa & Hamman aims to astound with its canyon-like walls that evoke the desert, hot stone slabs in the steam room, and private spa suites decked out with whirlpool tubs, wetbars, and flatscreen TVs. (Also astounding: the prices.) Sahra's elaborate service menu includes Turkish- and Moroccan-inspired bath rituals, high-tech facials, and stone massages.
The Four Seasons‘ well-regarded spa offers a mile-long list of treatment options, including detoxifying mud wraps, vitamin C facials, and warm-stone massages. (Though note that, like everything else at the Four Seasons, treatments are expensive.) The fitness center is a bright and airy space with floor to ceiling windows that overlook the pool. The long, narrow room is filled with several cardio and weight machines, as well as a few mats and free weights.
The sprawling spa at this suburban hotel seamlessly meshes class with comfort. In addition to offering a long list of classic treatments (Swedish massages, glycolic-acid facials), the spa has a full-service salon (including blowouts and updos), indoor and outdoor whirlpools, and steam room/sauna.
City Center’s sleek Vdara Hotel features a two-level ESPA spa, salon and fitness center. Luxurious men's and women's facilities each have a sauna, eucalyptus steam room, hot plunges, and a Champagne Bar. The spa (like the hotel itself) is eco-minded and is part of the Green Spa Network, which encourages environmental consciousness in the spa industry.
The lavish decor and sheer size of Encore's spa make it a surefire stand-out. Sumptuous sitting areas and a lantern-lined corridor set the mood at this haven that boasts 37 treatment rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and an immaculate salon. The fitness center fee includes access to the sauna, steam room, showers, hot tubs, and locker rooms.
The spa and salon at Red Rock specialize in Eastern-influenced techniques and innovative modern treatments like the Jasmine Java Espresso Wrap. Plus, the top-notch spa facilities are available to guests for no extra charge: a quiet lap pool, cold plunge pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room. The best part about the spa at places like Red Rock or its Green Valley sister? Treatment prices tend to be at least $30 less than they'd be on The Strip.
The Wynn is designed to impress, so it's no surprise that the hotel's spa has 45 treatment rooms and a classy fitness center (the vibe here is "country-club exclusive"). The fitness center fee will get you access to the gym, hot tub, steam shower, sauna, showers, lounge area, and lockers -- though this fee is waived if you purchase a treatment (the exhaustive menu ranges features body polishes, manicures and pedicures, and four-handed massages.
Reliquary Spa in Hard Rock's swank HRH Tower is sleek and sophisticated, with elegant relaxation rooms (equipped with magazines, TV, a fireplace, and superb tea), a coed Roman bathhouse, steam rooms, saunas, hot tubs, 21 treatment rooms, and an extensive menu of massage therapies, body therapies, and facial treatments.
The swanky Bathhouse Spa is a highlight of the 1,117-room Delano Las Vegas. The contemporary, 20,000-square-foot spa features a modern gym and an impressive range of water-therapy options, like hot and cold plunge pools and a eucalyptus-scented sauna.
Not surprisingly, The Spa at Trump is stately, refined, and impeccably designed. Also not surprising, the treatment offerings here are a cut above your average options: gemstone treatments that use oil infused with diamonds, emeralds, rubies, or sapphires; the Black Pearl Rejuvenation Facial that uses crushed black pearls and oyster shell extracts; and a body treatment that wraps your skin in high-quality seaweed. After your treatment, you can relax in the coed lounge or head to the fitness center packed with brand-new TechnoGym equipment.
The award-winning spa and excellent fitness center are centerpieces at this beautiful Tuscany-inspired property overlooking Lake Las Vegas. The spa's hot tubs, sauna, steam room, and locker facilities are open to all guests, and its wellness classes include personal training, meditation, and guided hikes or yoga in the Nevada mountains. Treatments range Vichy shower therapies and seaweed wraps to full highlights and makeup application.
Aquae Sulis Spa & Salon impresses with an exceptionally nice fitness center and an outdoor hydrotherapy pool surrounded by rocks, trees, and waterfalls. Indoors, the spa area includes 36 treatment rooms, hot and cold plunge pools, saunas, steam rooms, and waterfall-style showers.