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The Mask Behind The Face

By at June 30, 2012 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

More Than A Facial At The Downtown Day Spa “When was the last time you had a facial?” asked Beth, my esthetician. “It’s been a long time.” I respond, barely moving. Actually, it had been ten years and now I realize that it had been uncomfortable. Clearly, Beth wasn’t the one who’d given me that facial because today I was in paradise. The chocolate mud

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Summer Spa Reading

By at June 21, 2012 | 3:12 pm | 0 Comment

This summer, while you’re lounging on Ojo Caliente’s hammocks or soaking in Ten Thousand Waves’ outdoor bath, the only thing that might possibly add to the relaxation of the moment is having a good book to read. Here are two of our suggestions. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed A memoir of Strayed’s 1100-mile solo hike on the

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A Day at Ojo Caliente

By at May 22, 2012 | 5:46 pm | 0 Comment

On a bright day in June, I drive with my mother and sister to Ojo Caliente, a resort and spa located an hour outside of Santa Fe. Ojo’s adobe buildings and renowned natural mineral springs sprawl over a quiet patch of desert where sky and rock are unrestrained. We have come to Ojo Caliente for the opportunity to sink into warm, mineral-rich waters and rise out of

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BODY — A Destination for Whole Living

By at April 20, 2012 | 5:51 pm | 0 Comment

It’s the start of the season for sandals, spaghetti straps, and short shorts. And what better way to prepare for the warm weather and the bared skin it brings than a trip to the spa? Luckily, Santa Fe has an array of options when it comes to skin scrubs, pedicures, and body glows — everything you need to get that radiant summer shine. Almost every hotel in the city

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The Benefits of Going to a Spa

By at March 20, 2012 | 9:43 pm | 0 Comment

Harriet Beecher Stowe used to do it. So did Longfellow. And those tanned, white-robe-wearing men and women you see in brochures? They’re trying to get you to do it, too. But why should you really go to a spa? It has little to do with looking glamorous in a white robe and everything to do with your health. The healing powers of hydrotherapy and massage have been known

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Destination Santa Fe aims to bring you the best in places, events and more from Santa Fe and the surrounding area. Whether your coming for the art, the dining, outdoor adventure or just to soak in one of the multitude of local spas and resorts we have the content to help you plan your perfect Santa Fe getaway.