Where To Take Her: Chicago Spas
By The Editors / April 11, 2014 9:00 am

Your correspondent has it under good authority that right now, at this very Gregorian moment, a not-small percentage of women have a single phrase on their mind: “get right for summer.” Step one in their quest: the gym. Step two: the spa. Step two is where you come in. Here’s Where to Take Her, Spa Edition.


Your Key:

Allyu Spa Near North – Her equilibrium relies on “electromagnetic hot spots” (a.k.a. chakras). Understood. Allyu offers a zenned out experience from start to finish: a lovely meditation area, infrared saunas, private rain showers and top-notch treatments to balance out her chakra.

The American Club – Kohler, WI – Host to the 2015 PGA Championship, this five-star resort has your golf jones covered. Next door: Kohler Waters Spa, highly acclaimed for its hydrotherapy services.

Chuan Spa  River North – With a VIP package that includes a private suite and an aromatherapy bath soak, Chuan Spa might be the most romantic couples retreat in the city. Also on hand: full-sensory relaxation pods.

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa – Lake Geneva, WI – In addition to it’s drive-worthy spa, Grand Geneva Resort & Spa has an impressive range of gym facilities and fitness classes. Rock climbing. Cycling. Outdoor tennis. Relax and shape up.

Lake Austin Spa Resort – Austin, TX – Go big or stay home. This boutique resort located on a peaceful river bend tops every list, and for good reason: more than 100 spa services and plenty of water activities like hydro-biking and kayaking to put the mind at ease and body to work.

Polish & Pour – Old Town – Polish & Pour may only offer mani-pedis and reflexology, but the Old Town location makes up for it with a full-service martini bar. So y’know, cosmos.

Red SquareWicker ParkTake a load off at this traditional Russian-Turkish bathhouse. Yes, it’s also a bar. And restaurant. The point being all-day lounging. Sauna, sweat, cold dip, repeat — until you’re ready for a private couples massage.

Sundara Inn and SpaWisconsin Dells, WIFrom full-service wellness amenities in a private villa to early morning yoga, this adults-only retreat nestled within 26 acres of pine forest is your ticket to a seasonal recharge.

Trump Spa – River North – The fact is no one knows executive treatment quite like The Donald. Decadent amenities. Top-quality products. All in the privacy of a serene environ on the 14th floor of the Trump.