Summer is over, and it’s time to breathe a sigh of relief as the air gets a little chillier. Fall is a time of renewal, where the chaos of summer’s endless parade of weddings, hosting, traveling, and entertaining the kids recedes as the leaves begin to change.
Before the holidays, take some time for yourself at one of these Inspirato partner hotels across the country with an emphasis on wellness—a domestic retreat is the perfect way to get away and renew without going too far.
Bishop’s Lodge — Santa Fe, New Mexico
Immerse in the healing energy of the desert at this soothing retreat tucked within Santa Fe National Forest. With yoga classes and soothing rituals within its spa, Bishop’s Lodge provides a way to reconnect with yourself, especially those who are artistically inclined—it offers “healing” art classes, with plein air (outdoors) painting classes with professional instruction.
The Montage — Laguna Beach, California
What’s more calming than the crash of waves along the shore? This storied resort on the Pacific coast boasts a 20,000-square-foot spa, offering services with inviting names like “Pure Bliss” and “The Five Senses.” (A signature couple’s suite is also available if you’ll be traveling with your other half.) Other rejuvenating activities include paddleboarding, whale watching, surfing, kayaking, and so much more.
Fairmont Kea Lani — Wailea, Maui, Hawaii
At this member-favorite resort nestled with Maui’s most exclusive enclave, Fairmont Kea Lani and its Willow Stream Spa beckons with its extensive menu of locally inspired experiences. Enjoy treatments that pay homage to Hawaii’s natural beauty, or you can also opt for a comprehensive wellness program with personal training and mindfulness, tapping into the mana (power or energy) of the island.
The Lodge at Spruce Peak — Stowe, Vermont
There’s not much more serene than New England in the fall, with red- and gold-studded trees lining its rolling hills. Take it all in from a homebase at the Lodge at Spruce Peak, where you’ll feel rested and relaxed after partaking in one of the resort’s wellness journeys, taking you from a sanctuary lodge to the outdoor heated pool after your treatment. Stay in cozy three-bedroom Ridgeview, with a fireplace and its own private balcony, perfect for taking in the soothing mountain views.
Faena — Miami, Florida
From its daily yoga and meditation classes to its incredible spa, Faena resort is a posh getaway in the heart of South Beach on the shimmering shoreline of Miami. Discover the Tierra Santa Healing House on the third floor, offering the largest hammam—a large healing bath—on the East Coast. There, partake in shaman-developed body-healing rituals in its 22,000-square-foot facilities before soaking in the soothing warmth of the baths, accented by essential oils. (You can opt for a private room or a couple’s bath.)