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By Brian Fischer   |   July 8, 2021  
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6 Top Minnesota Spa Resort Getaways

MN Spa Resort Weekend Getaways: 6 Top Minnesota Spas

The Spa at Madden's: Madden's on Gull Lake - Brainerd, MN

Zoom Image Pedicure and manicure packages are popular for a girlfriends weekend getaway at MN resort spas.

Zoom Image Several top MN spa resorts offer hot stone
massage to enhance deep relaxation.

Zoom Image The Spa at Madden’s is the only spa located right on Gull Lake, one of MN’s top resort getaway destinations.

Zoom Image MN resort spas offer packages for girlfriend
getaways, bridal parties, or even just a weekend escape.

Zoom Image Chase on the Lake resort’s Cooper Door Aveda Spa is just steps from the shore of Leech Lake in Walker, MN.

Zoom Image Copper Door Spa’s full service menu includes skin
and nail care, massage, waxing and reflexology.

Zoom Image MN resort spas offer services for men, women and couples, and some even offer “mini” manicures for kids.

Unwind during a Minnesota spa weekend getaway. Top Minnesota resorts offer full-service spas, providing you the opportunity to escape for a relaxing massage, indulge in a range of body treatments, and pamper yourself with a manicure and pedicure. Plan your next relaxing MN spa weekend getaway at one of these top Minnesota spa resorts.

The Spa at Madden’s: Madden’s on Gull Lake
Just steps from Brainerd’s Gull Lake, The Spa at Madden’s will pamper you as you overlook the lake. Services include massage, facials, wraps, nail care and waxing.

“We have the only spa right on Gull Lake,” said Kathy Reichenbach, marketing director, Madden’s. “Summer is a busy time for pedicures and manicures, and massage is our most popular service. We also offer three specialty wrap services.”

Choose from relaxation, deep tissue, stone, or “stress-less” massage with aromatherapy. Wrap services include rosemary mint, reprieve (infused with lavender, lavandin and clary sage) and a cell-u-lift firming body wrap. Pregnancy and couples massages are also available. Full-service nail care includes manicures for both women and men, as well as a 20-minute children’s manicure for ages 12 and under.

Book a spa weekend getaway package including credits toward the services of your choice at the spa. Guests who join the “Spaaaah Club” can receive discounts on spa services and merchandise.

Laurentian Divide Salon & Spa: The Lodge at Giants Ridge
Offering championship golf in the summer and skiing and snowboarding in the winter, The Lodge at Giants Ridge is truly a year round resort. Its Laurentian Divide Salon and Spa offers a chance to relax whether you’re coming in from the golf course or a day on the slopes.  

The full service Aveda salon and spa offers massage, manicures and pedicures, skin care and body treatments, make up, waxing and hair services. Massage offerings include chakra, foot reflexology, stone massage and a 60 minute couples massage. Half and full day packages are available.

Glacial Waters Spa: Grand View Lodge
Grand View Lodge on Brainerd’s Gull Lake is often listed at the top of regional and national “best resort” lists, and its luxurious, full-service Glacial Waters Spa is one of the amenities that help it receive top reviews.  In fact, the spa has become a draw for many lodge visitors.

“Some people come up just for the spa,” said Frank Soukup, director of marketing for Grand View Lodge. “They come for a girlfriends’ getaway or a couples massage.  Or, you can just stop in or a manicure or pedicure during your stay.”

Glacial Waters offers a wide range of services to pamper you during your stay, including massage, body treatments, hydrotherapy, skin care, waxing, and manicures and pedicures. Unique massage offerings include an after sun soothing treatment, a golfer’s massage, the Grand Relaxation full body massage with aromatherapy, a mother-to-be massage, and neuromuscular therapy to help alleviate chronic pain. Or relax under the seven-head Vichy shower with soothing hydrotherapy.

Nail treatments are available for women, men and children age 10 and older. Services for couples and groups are also available. Look for spa packages, as well as golf and spa getaway packages to enjoy a full weekend of fun and relaxation.

Waters Meet Spa and Wellness Center: Lutsen Resort
Offering more than 20 types of massage, Waters Meet Spa and Wellness Center at the North Shore’s Lutsen Resort is sure to help you enjoy a relaxing vacation and leave feeling rejuvenated. The extensive list of services includes deep tissue, sports, elder and prenatal massage, as well as myofascial therapy, connective tissue massage and therapeutic and rehabilitate massage. There are also couples and children’s massages.

Relaxation doesn’t end there. The center also offers skin care, body treatments, nail care for women and men, brow care, and waxing, as well as yoga sessions. Choose a romance package at Lutsen Resort and include a couples massage for a relaxing MN spa weekend getaway.

Waves of Superior Spa: Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts
The North Shore’s Waves of Superior Spa is located at Surfside on Superior in Tofte, MN, and serves all three Bluefin Bay Family of Resorts properties, including Surfside, Bluefin Bay and Temperance Landing. The 3,800 square foot spa focuses on relaxation, health and wellness.

The spa’s full massage menu includes hot stone, deep tissue and couples massages, as well as the spa’s signature waves massage. Sugar scrubs, facials and manicures and pedicures are also available. Upstairs, enjoy a heated lap pool, hot tub and sauna, as well as a fitness center. On site, Waves of Superior Café offers a healthy, deli-style menu.

As you plan your MN spa weekend getaway, look for spa packages including a couples getaway package that includes side-by-side massages.

Copper Door Spa: Chase on the Lake
On the shores of Leech Lake in Walker, MN, Chase on the Lake resort offers a full service spa, including massage, Aveda body treatments and skin therapy, nail care, waxing and reflexology. The massage menu includes chakra, hot stone, and natural massages, as well as foot massage. Or relax with a 75-minute couples massage. Children can visit the spa for a mini mani or “wee little pedi” appointment.

Check ahead for group packages if you’re celebrating a shower, bridal party or other special event, with discounts on packages with three or more spa services. Spa weekend getaway packages include a couples package featuring massage, champagne and breakfast daily.




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