Soothe your well-worked muscles with a rejuvenating visit to the spa. There’s nothing like a deep-tissue massage or European Vichy shower to help you relax and reenergize mind, body and spirit.
Several of the island’s premiere resorts offer unique spa services that blend indigenous herbs, minerals and customs with ancient healing arts.
At Heavenly Spa by Westin, the hydrating sweetgrass plant—a mainstay of the Gullah Culture—is the essential ingredient in an invigorating footbath therapy. The Cottage Spa at Palmetto Bluff offers a “May River Revival” that combines a cleansing exfoliation with a pluff mud body wrap, followed by a full body massage.
Need to rehydrate your body after a full day in sun? Hilton Head Marriott’s Spa Soleil has just the cure: a White Algae Body Wrap. During this calcium-rich treatment, algae oil is applied head to toe to feed and condition the skin.
You’ll also find spas offering body treatments designed to rid your body of toxins, such as the Dead Sea Mud Wrap and MudTherapy Body Mask at Le Spa of Sea Pines.
For serious tennis players, a day at the spa is an R&R essential. Spoil yourself. You’ve earned it!