Spa on the Cheap with a Spa Day Pass

Red Door Spa at the Wigwam Spa Pool

Want to know how to hang out at a local resort spa on the cheap? Read on!

Let’s face it. It’s wildly hot. And you need an escape. Not necessarily a spa treatment – just a cool place to plop up for your feet for a couple hours with a juicy paperback. We’ve got good news. You can still sneak off to an amenity rich resort spa without having to pay for a service. Behold, the spa day pass. For a minimal fee, these spas allow you to use the spa amenities, soak in the hot tub and maybe join in a fitness class — without having to blow your budget on a treatment. And the best part? The AC is complimentary!

Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa at The Wigwam
Litchfield Park
Day Pass: $15 (Mon-Thurs)

Spa Amenities:

  • Private, co-ed lap pool with surrounding courtyard and lounge chairs
  • Men’s and women’s locker rooms with outdoor whirlpool, eucalyptus steam room and dry sauna
  • Indoor and outdoor relaxation areas
  • Boutique

The Spa at The Talking Stick
Scottsdale
Day Pass: $25

Spa Amenities:

  • Co-ed indoor and outdoor relaxation areas
  • Men’s and women’s changing area with steam rooms and whirlpools
  • Fitness center
  • Two resort pools
  • Boutique

Joya Spa at Montelucia Resort & Spa
Paradise Valley
Day Pass: $75

Spa Amenities:

  • Spacious men’s and women’s lounges with steam, sauna, cold deluge, whirlpools and relaxation room
  • Co-ed quiet room with beds and privacy dividers
  • Private rooftop spa pool with mountain views and private nooks
  • Food and beverage service
  • Elixir bar
  • Fitness center
  • Boutique

Revive Spa at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
Phoenix
Day Pass: $75

Spa Amenities:

  • Expansive men’s and women’s lounges with indoor relaxation rooms with fireplaces, private patios, whirlpools, steam, sauna and outdoor showers
  • Co-ed outdoor relaxation area
  • Sanctuary lap pool with lounge chairs and private poolside cabanas (additional fee for cabanas)
  • Spa bistro with full bar, specialty teas, smoothies and full breakfast and lunch menus
  • Movement studio
  • Fitness center
  • Spa boutique
  • Boutique

Golden Door Spa at The Boulders Resort
Carefree
Day Pass: $50

Spa Amenities:

  • Private men’s and women’s locker rooms with steam rooms, saunas, Japanese soaking baths, snail showers and loungers
  • Golden Door Café, serving teas, smoothies and nutritious breakfast and lunch selections
  • Co-ed tea room and relaxation space
  • Outdoor meditation labyrinth
  • Garden
  • Spa pool
  • Outdoor heated whirlpool
  • Movement studio
  • Fitness center
  • Boutique

Aji Spa at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort
Chandler
Day Pass: $45

Spa Amenities:

  • Spacious men’s and women’s dressing lounges with indoor and outdoor whirlpools, steam and sauna
  • Spa pool
  • Outdoor whirlpool
  • Authentic Native American Olas Ki for private reflection
  • Contemplation trail
  • Cafe and juice bar
  • Resort food service
  • Meditation areas
  • Movement studio
  • Fitness center
  • Boutique

The Ritz Carlton Spa, Dove Mountain
Marana
Day Pass: $25

Spa Amenities:

  • Private men’s and women’s locker rooms
  • Serenity pool
  • Healing waters
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Spa Botanica at the Renaissance Glendale
Glendale
Day Pass: $15

Spa Amenities:

  • Men’s and women’s locker rooms with steam and sauna rooms
  • Quiet lounge
  • Private cabanas
  • Towel service
  • Spa pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Beverage service

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