Miraval Spa

Sandy Mitchell
Miraval is Just Outside of Tucson

Miraval Spa, located just outside of Tucson Arizona, is one of America's most deluxe and favorite spas. The resort was voted as "America's Best Spa" by Spafinder magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, and Travel + Leisure magazine -- all in the same year, the first spa to win all three recognitions in one year. The spa's "Mindfulness" approach combines programs for spiritual, mental, and physical well-being.

The Spa

The 35,000-square foot spa at Miraval offers one of the most ambitious menus of spa treatments in the world. The extensive list of options ranges from the traditional to the unusual ... all designed to soothe and relax the guests. Facilities at the spa include 300 treatment rooms, private meditation rooms, a Zen garden, a full salon, a boutique that stocks all of Miraval's special list of beauty products, a hydrotherapy suite, a wet steam room, a dry sauna, a private whirlpool, and mens' and womans' locker rooms. A daily spa treatment is included in the resort rates.

Other Facilities at Miraval

Miraval Spa sits on 135 acres in the midst of the Sonoran Desert, in the shadow of the Santa Catalina Mountains. In addition to the spa, Miraval offers a huge variety of activities and facilities. These include a state-of-the-art fitness center, three cascading spa pools, an Olympic-size lap pool, tennis courts, an equestrian center, a climbing wall, and an 18-hole golf course. The resort also offers hundreds of activities and classes throughout the week.

The resort also boasts a self-contained, luxurious conference center, complete with indoor and outdoor function space and a 118-seat theater.

Dining at Miraval Spa

Miraval's Cactus Flower dining room offers indoor and outdoor dining, with breathtaking views of the desert and the mountains.

Dining at Miraval combines delicious with an awakening of the senses. The resort uses pesticide-free, organic food in a variety of colors, textures, aromas, and flavors -- to please all of the senses. In addition, Miraval offers a variety of classes in nutrition, organic living, and weight management as well as cooking classes and demonstrations.

The resort's cocktail lounge, Brave Bill, offers cocktails, wine, beer, and light appetizers -- all with a view of the desert sunset.

Visiting Miraval

Miraval Spa is located about 40 minutes from Tucson airport and about two hours from the Phoenix airport. Rates at Miraval include roundtrip transportation between Tucson airport and the resort as well as luxury casita-style accommodations, complete use of the resort facilities, three gourmet meals daily including all non-alcoholic drinks, one round of golf or one spa treatment daily, and participation in a full daily schedule of fitness and wellness programs. Gratuities are not expected...or accepted.

A wide range of accommodations are offered, all with private patios, French doors, and soothing southwestern decor.

Dress at Miraval is casual with "resort-chic" attire the norm for evenings. Shopping and alternate dining options are available within twenty minutes of the resort.

Contact Information

Miraval Resort
5000 E. Via Estancia Miraval
Catalina AZ 85739
800 825-4000

Miraval Spa