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The Best Hotel Spas across Opal’s Properties

There’s no right or wrong time of year to take some much-needed time off – to unplug, unwind, and leave the world behind. There is, however, the right place to go for all your pampering needs. Case in point: These superior Opal Spas, which boast everything from a hammock garden for quiet contemplation to a cryotherapy-like refrigerated shower and too many rejuvenating head-to-toe treatments to count. More standout features to look forward to: Most of these spas boast new vibroacoustic tables with built-in sound systems and vibrations that coax your body into complete relaxation. So, if you’ve been longing for a spa getaway, these are the places worth adding to your list.


Opal Spa at Opal Sands Resort has an urban flare, with gorgeous modern design and décor that make guests feel a bit like they’re sitting in an art gallery before, during, and after treatments. In addition to the Opal-specific signature services that all the properties feature, this spa also offers customized massages that stray from the branded menu and are tailor-made for guests based on their specific needs from head-to-toe. You will feel like royalty taking advantage of the skin care offerings, particularly the HydraFacial, a unique treatment that cleanses, exfoliates, and infuses your skin with all sorts of good-for-you serums.

Number of Treatment Rooms: 5, including two couple suites.

Don’t-Miss Detail: The rooftop relaxation lounge, where guests can relax with a glass of champagne.


Opal Spa at Sandpearl Resort cares for guests with a wide menu of treatments. Surrounded by warm, neutral tones that honor the resort’s beachfront surroundings, the 12,000-square-foot oasis houses seven private treatment rooms and features spa artisans who approach their craft with sincere regard for their guests. You can’t go wrong with any of the body treatments. The Botanical Crush Scrub combines mineral-rich salts and aromatherapy for a full-body exfoliation, while the The Replenish Journey replenishes your magnesium levels and puts you at ease with a head-to-toe massage, mineral-infused wrap, and acupressure rituals.

Number of Treatment Rooms: 7, including two couples’ suites.

Don’t-Miss Detail: The co-ed Jacuzzi accompanied by a “vitality shower,” a form of cryotherapy, which helps reduce recovery time, muscle inflammation, and pain after exercise.


Serving both the Harborside Hotel and West Street Hotel, the Opal Spa at the Bar Harbor Club is steeped in history. Set in the historic Bar Harbor Club, the brainchild of Nelson Rockefeller, and amid rich wood, mellow colors, and elegant trim throughout, this spa serves twenty-first-century guests with timeless style and New England charm. Beyond the extensive menu of natural and hydrating skin treatments, there’s also a modern fitness center, tennis courts, and even swimming pools, perfect for guests who love to move. And speaking of moving – after a long trek through the Acadia National Park, the customized hiker’s massage and compression recovery boots will help you (and your hardworking feet) recover from the trail.

Number of Treatment Rooms: 4, including one couple suite.

Don’t-Miss Detail: Mingling in the Bar Harbor Club’s two-story Pool House afterward, featuring a game room and food and beverages.


It’s not hard to unwind in the Adirondacks – especially when you’re treating yourself to a few hours at this Opal Spa. The spa’s natural woods and soft colors span the 14 treatment rooms and 11 massage rooms. Bring your partner along for a couples’ massage, and turn your spa trip to a romantic weekend. And if you’re looking for something that’ll help you break a sweat, take advantage of the spa’s movement-inspired offerings, which are available May through November. This includes easy-to-intermediate hikes with a NYS-certified hiking guide, who will lead you to some of the most jaw-dropping views of Lake George you’ll ever get to see.

Number of Treatment Rooms: 14.

Don’t-Miss Detail: The personalized fitness programs, including yoga classes and personal training sessions.


It’s all about harvesting the power and peacefulness of the ocean at the Opal Spa at Samoset Resort with coastal-inspired furnishings and décor and treatments that weave in the scents and sounds of the Atlantic. Give your body and skin a well-deserved pick-me-up with the Signature Bliss Journey, a particularly indulgent option on the menu. You’ll get started with an invigorating exfoliation to buff and smooth your skin. Then, you’ll be treated to a tension-relieving, full-body massage with organic lavender oil and warm healing stones. To end, a foot and pressure-point scalp massage will leave you feeling wholly anew. In between or after treatments, you can look out at the beautiful vistas of Penobscot Bay on the private outdoor patio, or kick back and close your eyes in the spa lounge.

Number of Treatment Rooms: 4.

Don’t-Miss Detail: The guest-exclusive patio, an extension of the spa’s relaxation room that overlooks the golf course and ocean.

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