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As 2018 approaches, travelers are looking for new ways to kick off the new year on the right foot. Instead of traditional spa treatments, a spa trend were are seeing is acupuncture giving guests a new way to unwind and reconnect with themselves while traveling. See below for three of our favorite wellness resorts offering this new spa trend.
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, San Diego, Calif.
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa focused much of its efforts during its $30 million renovation on wellness and relaxation with the re-launch of its award-winning spa. One of the new treatments offered at the spa is which is available every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Acupuncture helps balance guests’ energy, stimulates natural healing processes and aids in relaxation. Recognized by the World Health Organization and the National Institute for Health, acupuncture is effective in treating a wide range of conditions.
Mountain Trek | Nelson, British Columbia
Mountain Trek, recently named the No. 3 International Destination Spa by Travel + Leisure readers, is an all-inclusive luxury fitness and health retreat providing the ultimate hiking-based vacation with renowned spa services. After a day spent exploring spectacular natural landscapes during rigorous Nordic Trekking hikes, guests can retreat in tranquility and submit to a full recovery. Located on the second floor of their beautiful lodge in Nelson, British Columbia, Mountain Trek offers evening acupuncture treatments rooted in the world’s oldest healing practices that promote effective repair and pain relief. Intentionally offered at later hours in the day, evening acupuncture experiences allow guests to receive a sense of rebalance before a night’s sleep, for maximized recovery after a day actively detoxing and exercising the body.
Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, MX
Part of the appeal of Rancho La Puerta is that it offers a variety of Holistic Therapies that balance the mind, body, and spirit — in addition to traditional spa treatments like massages and facials. One standout treatment is acupuncture offered to guests by Regina Aguilera, The Ranch’s Licensed Acupuncturist of over ten years. Guests can improve and maintain their health through the deeply therapeutic practice of acupuncture. Whether guests seek treatment for an acute or chronic condition, or seek simply to achieve overall wellness, acupuncture treats the root cause of imbalances. This ancient Chinese healing practice creates a relaxed and harmonious state of equilibrium within.