Spa culture is popular in Telluride with three major facilities to choose from.
The Golden Door Spa at The Peaks) is a major wellness centre with no less than 44 treatment rooms as well as an indoor lap pool and numerous other health and fitness facilities. It follows the philosophy of the indigenous Ute people and offers a men’s and a women’s kiva with the Peaks Purification Ritual, involving the inhalation of Colorado aromatic herbs in the eucalyptus steam room. You’ll also find saunas, a mineral-infused hot tub and a full service beauty salon here. Twelve different massage techniques are offered by the spa’s therapists.

A second option is the Atmosphere Spa (+1 (970) 728 0630) located in the Camels Garden Hotel at the base of the gondola which provides spa services and skin and body care treatments. Finally the Aromatherapy Spa, Salon and Boutique (+1 (970) 728 9515) is the town’s original spa facility, offering Jurlique organic skin care from Australia. Therapeutic massage services are a speciality, either at their downtown base or in your accommodation. These can include facials, Reiki, pedicures, hot rocks, aromatherapy and beauty treatments.

In downtown Telluride you’ll find many more spas, masseurs, hairdressers, accupuncturists, yoga gurus...