Yosemite National Park might be one of the US’s most impressive wildernesses, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend every day getting active. Book into a Yosemite National Park spa hotel and you’ll have access to everything from simple hot tubs to sophisticated health and beauty treatments.
Choosing a Spa Hotel near Yosemite
As there are dozens of hotels with spa facilities in Yosemite National Park. They range from two-star lodges with hot tubs to expansive four-star resorts offering treatments such as reflexology, body wraps, massages, facials and manicures. At the top end of the market you can also expect swimming pools, gyms and indoor and outdoor pools.
Where to Find Yosemite Spa Accommodation
Most of the spa hotels in Yosemite National Park can be found on the east and west sides of the park. To the west, look in gateway towns such as Oakhurst, Mariposa and Sonora; to the east look in June Lake and Mammoth Lake, which are also major ski and snowboard areas in the winter months
Exploring Yosemite National Park
Whichever spa hotel you choose, you won’t be too far from the natural wonders of Yosemite National Park. This is your chance to see iconic places such as Half Dome, El Capitan and Yosemite Falls for yourself. If you’re visiting in the height of summer, take a break from the heat of the sun with a stroll through the ancient giant sequoia trees in Mariposa Grove. Or if you’re visiting in winter explore the park on cross-country skiing trails.
Yosemite Village: The Heart of the Park
Yosemite Village is a good place to start your visit. It has a visitor centre and museum, with fascinating displays on the culture of the native people of the area. Stop off at the visitor centre to find out more about exploring Yosemite’s 800 miles of hiking trails, as well as horse riding, rafting and rock climbing options.
There’s plenty to keep you busy in Yosemite National Park. Once you’ve had your fill of the great outdoors, head back to your Yosemite spa hotel for a well-earned rest.