Blackberry Mountain wellness destination in Walland TN
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Wellness Getaways in Tennessee

Whether for a day trip or multi-day vacation, Tennessee is the perfect wellness destination

Unplug and unwind with a multi-day wellness getaway, day trip to a luxury spa or an hour-long spa treatment. Tennessee has every way for you to relax and disconnect from life’s to-do list for a while.

Spa Getaways

Blackberry Mountain - Walland

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At Blackberry Mountain, tucked away in the expansive Great Smoky Mountains, you can come back to center mind, body and soul through the many wellness experiences Blackberry Mountain offers. Take time for a yoga session or forest bathing session (the act of immersing in nature for mental clarity and reduced stress), grounding treatments, soundbathing and personal training. Relax at the spa to replenish your body with fitness classes, weightless compression and red light therapy in the Recovery Lab, body therapies and sculpting treatments from Icoone that increases circulation to intense exfoliation therapies designed to improve lymphatic flow. You’ll leave Blackberry Mountain rejuvenated and already planning your next visit.

Seven Springs Holistic Retreat - Maryville

Come to Seven Springs Holistic Retreat to experience inner peace in the Chilhowee Mountains. The family owned and run retreat offers a yoga Shala for beautiful sunrise and sunset yoga, an outdoor kitchen, private residential yurts each furnished with beds, tables and dressers, an outdoor kitchen, massage pavilion, nightly gatherings around the fire circle and a classical 7 circuit labyrinth for meditative walks. Organic, vegan meals are prepared for guests. Seven Springs is the perfect retreat to reconnect with yourself in the peacefulness of nature.

Windy Hill Farm & Preserve - Loudon

Windy Hill Farm & Preserve is the perfect getaway to be immersed in the great outdoors. Mountain biking, hiking, fishing, personalized quail hunting trips, archery and cooking classes are just some of the activities awaiting you. Enjoy nightly bonfires and live music at Wilder as well. Windy Hill is the perfect guy’s weekend destination or couple’s getaway. 

Tennessee Fitness Spa - Waynesboro

Book a week-long, all-inclusive fitness getaway to Tennessee Fitness Spa where you can work with the team to get clarity about your goals so you can see real lifestyle changes. They’ll develop a plan for you to implement when you return home as well. While at the retreat, you can enjoy facilities and amenities like the fitness center, sauna, sun deck and lounges. The dining room prepares delicious, healthy meals daily that you can enjoy on the patio or inside. Browse the general store for all your fitness gear and souvenirs, and rent a bike to explore the property or go on a hike to see the gorgeous natural bridge formed over millions of years.

Oak Haven Resort & Spa – Sevierville

Enjoy the peace and quiet of the Smokies at Oak Haven Resort & Spa where you can enjoy lounging poolside, fishing in the lake, enjoy a glass of wine or whiskey at the firepit while taking in mountain views. Book a few treatments at the award-winning lodge spa to be rejuvenated mind and body. Services include massages, body wraps and reflexology foot treatments, facials, pedicures and manicures. The sauna is also available as a complimentary treatment. 

Coming Soon: Coffee Ridge Resort - Johnson City

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Keep an eye on Tennessee as the state welcomes Coffee Ridge Resort, a 300-acre property with forests, ponds and waterfalls, that will open in 2024. The resort will offer a spa, upscale dining, luxury accommodations and experiences from helicopter excursions to horseback riding.

Southall - Franklin

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Come to Southall, the new luxury resort in Franklin, for personalized wellness experiences. Enjoy personal training, yoga, meditation, sound bathing, forest bathing, tea ceremonies, massages, facials and more. The Zen for Men experiences include deep-tissue massages to personalized wellness therapies as well as woodworking classes, hilltop yoga and trail runs. You can also enjoy the sauna, mineral pool, thermotherapy, steam room and two lounges. Everyone of all ages can enjoy the relaxation Southall provides.

Spa & Wellness Day Trips

ISHA Institute of Inner-Sciences - McMinnville

Another great day trip from Nashville or Chattanooga is the ISHA Institute of Inner-Sciences that addresses the inner wellbeing of humans, the core of who you are. ISHA is open 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. CST and fills the day with meditations, meals and guided hikes. Meals are hearty vegetarian foods made from scratch and are inspired by cuisine from around the world. If you’d like to do an overnight stay, ISHA offers cabins, studios and deluxe studios that come with two vegetarian and a snack per day.

Feathers Spa at The Peabody Hotel – Memphis

Take a few moments for yourself while exploring Memphis’ music and culture at The Peabody Hotel’s Feathers Spa, named one of the top spas in the U.S. by Spas of America. Fill your day with massages, body wraps, facials and facial enhancements. An experience you must have is a session in the Vichy Shower Bed, complete with steam massage, chromo light therapy and aromatherapy that creates a multi-sensory hydrotherapy. You’ll leave rejuvenated and relaxed like never before.

Big Cypress Spa by Gould's Salon Spa - Memphis

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Did you know there’s a luxury spa in Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid in Memphis? Find your peace at the Big Cypress Spa by Gould’s. Relaxing treatments include a variety of massages such as deep tissue, hot stone and lymphatic drainage and foot reflexology, facials like collagen infusion, glow facials and peeling treatments, nail treatments and Pure Fiji body treatments that include Fijan plant extracts, exotic drift nut oils and more. The spa is open to hotel guests as well as the general public and is open Wednesdays to Sundays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Four Seasons Nashville – Nashville

Indulge in a Four Seasons Nashville spa experience where a private sanctuary of relaxation is created so you feel your most rejuvenated. Achieve inner harmony with the purifying body ritual that aids in diminishing hyper-pigmentation, firming, skin barrier repair and deep hydration. Book a couple’s experience for your special someone – the Tennessee Honey & Whiskey treatment is memorable with the cane salt scrub, honey, clementine and vanilla shea body butter and the deep state of relaxation that’s achieved with the state’s favorite spirit.

The Nest - Bristol

The Nest is locally owned in the heart of Bristol, TN. Allow your body to heal and revive with body treatments including mineral bath soaks, iconic foot detoxes, salt glow that helps remove the outermost layer of dead skin cells, back facials and infrared saunas. You’ll be provided with your own robe, slippers, natural aromatherapy and complimentary beverage. Don’t miss  salt session in the Himalayan salt room. The salt vapors decrease inflammation and boost your immune system.

Mountain Mobile Massage

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Slip into luxurious indulgence wherever you are in Tennessee thanks to Mountain Mobile Massage. They offer renowned mobile massage and facial services at the doorstep of some of Middle Tennessee's unique luxury destinations whether a glamping dome, mountain view lodge or secluded cabin. Enjoy the view while enjoying peak relaxation. Add-on's include hot and cold stones, dry brushing, singing bowls, aromatherapy or rain drop therapy and traditional cupping among others.

Serenity Salt Cave - Nolensville and Murfreesboro

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Settle into a salt cave room in a relaxing and wellness environment at Serenity Salt Cave. The floor and walls are covered in Himalayan salt and a halo generator is used to break down salt into fine particles which are circulated into the air. There are great respiratory and vascular health benefits with salt therapy. Conditions such as allergies, acne, eczema and psoriasis and sleep disorders have been shown to positively respond. Treatments offered at Serenity Salt Cave include an ionic detox foot bath, salt treatments, infrared sauna and compression legs.

Rose Spa at The Joseph - Nashville

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Block out life's noise and walk into the spa sanctuary Rose, a luxury spa and salon inside The Joseph in downtown Nashville. Spend a day experiences a number of spa treatments like the steam room and ice fountain, Nashville's only multi-sensory experience showers, the relaxation lounge, aromatherapy and sound baths. Botanical CBD massages, grounding stone massages, reflexology, deep tissue and maternity massages are offered as well as Biologique Recherche Seconde Peau 3D Facials, hot oil body wraps, manicures and pedicures.

Outshine Adventures Winter Hikes - Chattanooga

If your way of rejuvenating is in nature, take Outshine Adventures' Winter Hike Challenge Dec. 21, 2023 to March 19, 2024. Register online, select your rewards level and then go hike 90 miles in 90 days for mental and physical benefits. Monthly group hikes will be offered in the greater Chattanooga area on the first Saturday of each month. See stunning waterfalls, overlooks and various winter landscapes.

The Funny Farm - Chuckey

Laughter is the best medicine and participating in goat yoga with The Funny Farm is the perfect way to embrace wellness in a fun, light-hearted way. Check their calendar for the seasonal sessions they host. And, you can visit the working farm which as an onsite store, The Shed, stocked with seasonal items like eggs, produce, jewelry, sweets, local honey, jellies and jams and more. Feed bags are also available for purchase so you can meet and feed the goats, cows, miniature ponies, donkeys and more.

901 Goats from Walkapony Goat Ranch - Rossville

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If you're in or near Memphis and want to participate in goat yoga, you can join a session at Overton Park Shell, Herb Parsons Lake or Memphis Rox hosted by 901 Goats by Walkapony Goat Ranch. Or, bring your group to the ranch for a private session. The sessions are booked for a one-hour timeframe with 35 minutes of yoga followed by time to mingle with the goats. Yoga mats, basic yoga instruction and goats are provided - with some goats sometimes jumping on you mid-pose. You'll leave feeling refreshed and relaxed. Baby goat snuggles are also offered at the ranch where you can hold and hug the newborn to 6-month-old goats. 

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