12/26/2013 08:04 am ET Updated Feb 25, 2014

Resort Spas for Athletes

A day at the spa is an undeniable luxury. But the benefits of a mineral soak, a deep-tissue massage or a reflexology session can go far beyond a gratuitous endorphins boost: For the athletically inclined, an indulgent spa treatment is restorative bodywork. From runners to golfers to skiers to surfers, athletes of all types and levels aim for maximum physical efficiency--and spas have stepped up to help.

Whatever your sport--or treatment--of preference, these spas are sure to keep you in the game.

--Amiee White Beazley

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Resort Spas for Athletes

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