In a state known for transcending the expected, you can enjoy your own one-of-a-kind retreat from the everyday. Discover an array of options for relaxing, reflecting and rejuvenating. A world-class spa with a view of the world’s second-largest ocean is a delightful place to start. Maine’s breathtaking scenery also pairs nicely with some meditative breathing and outdoor yoga.
Retreat From the Everyday
Rejuvenating Spa Retreats
“A tranquil seaside escape dedicated to the art of well-being.” These words from The Spa at The Samoset in Rockport, Maine, are relaxing enough. But it gets even better with their four luxurious treatment rooms, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, and a private outdoor patio with beautiful ocean views.
The Fairwinds Spa at Sebasco Harbor Resort invites guests to a spa experience that relaxes, rejuvenates and balances the spirit — from aromatic facials to therapeutic massages to restorative body treatments. And the sounds of the sea you hear are actually the sounds of the sea.
In York Harbor, The Spa at the Stage Neck Inn offers relaxing, invigorating spa treatments for individuals and couples, including facials, massage therapy and hot stone treatments. All in the comfort and serenity of a boutique oceanfront hotel.
Cape Elizabeth’s Inn by the Sea offers multiple water views, from the beach-suite guestrooms to the outdoor patios. Enjoy a massage at one of the private outdoor spa cabanas and your troubles to melt away with the ocean breeze.
Cliff House Inn in Cape Neddick overlooks oceanside cliffs and has an oceanfront spa and wellness center with unique skin, nail and body treatments using organic botanicals, all inspired by the sea.
Camden Harbour Inn, one of Maine’s two Relais & Châteaux properties, offers indulgent massage. The inspired cuisine at Natalie’s – the onsite restaurant – can elevate your experience even more!
The Harborside Hotel in Bar Harbor has luxurious treatments including massage, body wrap and facials, often inspired by nearby Acadia National Park. After your treatment, enjoy a drink and a meal at the pool bar or one of the property’s other dining options.
It’s no surprise that Maine inspires wellness and there are a wealth of calming and beautiful places to invigorate your senses and instill a sense of calm.
Ashley Flowers Yoga in Portland offers all levels of outdoor yoga in a beautiful park setting. As their own inspirational words say: “Feel your feet on the earth. Reach your hands to the sky. Let your soul expand.”
Bar Harbor’s Yoga In Your Park connects body, mind and spirit at locations in Acadia National Park, including Cadillac Mountain, Sand Beach and Beech Mountain. The local program has also connected with kindred spirits in parks around the country.
The wellness retreat at Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport offers multi-day yoga retreats periodically and you can dive into self-care within their birch forest.
Nurture Through Nature is an eco-resort tucked in the woods of Denmark and offers holistic retreats, group workshops, movement classes, community saunas and more.
Or rejuvenate like Teddy Roosevelt did at the Sewall House Yoga Retreat in Island Falls and enjoy yoga and meditation, massage, a sauna, and healthy vegetarian meals.