Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary
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Inspired by the splendor of the Sonoran Desert, the Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary wellness program is based on the natural healing powers of the earth’s most sacred resources. Personalized treatments blend desert elements in a range of locally-sourced botanicals and natural aromatics. A tranquil meditation lounge, private spa pool with spacious lawn, and state-of-the-art fitness center feature panoramic views of Camelback Mountain. Let our wellness team create a personalized experience leaving you refreshed, revitalized, and renewed.
Services & Amenities
Discover an authentic, personalized spa experience at the Palo Verde Spa & Apothecary. Our spa consultants will create a unique program of body treatments, massages, and skin and nail care tailored to meet your specific needs and preferences.
- Custom-crafted lotions and aromatics blending desert elements
- Co-ed indoor relaxation lounge with refreshing beverages, fresh fruit, and local provisions
- A full-service salon, including hair care and styling services
- Couples treatment suites
- Women’s and men’s steam rooms
- Women's and men's private patio with jacuzzi
- Private pool, deck, and lawn
At the heart of our menu is the concept that each of our customers is unique and our treatments and services are tailored to this unique moment of your life. Our philosophy allows us to work with you to create a personal journey in which you will blend the purest elements of the desert using a range of desert botanicals and natural aromatics. Our apothecary consultants will assist you to blend and create a personal experience that caters to your needs, your whims and your dreams for this special moment.
The Massage Menu
Camelback Custom Massage
Individualize your service with your choice of oil blend from our desert blending bar. Perhaps the grounding “desert after the rain” scent of wild chaparral, or the uplifting bouquet o f prickly pear to match your mood—and elegantly complement your soothing massage.
Deep Tissue MassageOur arnica infused Turquoise Sage oil is the perfect accompaniment to adeep restorative massage. Arnica helps speed soft tissue repair, and reduces inflammation. Organic essences of sage and lavender tempt the tension from muscles and joints.
Juniper Cleanse MassageJuniper and grapefruit are two of nature’s cleansing and detoxifying treasures. Blended here in an olive oil base, rich in phytosterols that help restore suppleness and flexibility, this massage helps stimulate lymphatic drainage and leaves skin beautifully conditioned.
True Essence MassageEver wondered if there is an aroma that perfectly matches your personality? Or what deeper meaning the scents you love might carry? Use our aromatherapy app and blending bar to decompress through scent, preparing you for the perfect massage in this moment. This blend can then be packaged to take home to share with your friends.
Himalayan Salt Stone MassageOur salt stone massage gently unwinds and relaxes your body while providing the benefits of 84 trace elements and minerals. It is p aired with oil infused aromatic essences of cedar, pine and fir t o dissolve stress along with organic citrus fruits to boost your natural resistance.
The Body Menu
Desert Dreaming RitualOur luxurious desert journey focuses on your beauty and well-being from head to toe. Using your custom made body scrub and hydrating jojoba butter mask, we restore the vitality of your complexion. Steamy aromatic compresses, our signature jojoba hair and scalp treatment, and a prickly pe ar facial massage combine to offer the best of the desert’s bounty.
Cleansing Clay WrapUsing desert clays infused with purifying, organic juniper and grapefruit, this detoxifying wrap tones and re-tunes the body. A gentle dry-brush exfoliation, followed by a smooth clay application to draw impurities from the skin and refine its texture. Following a neck release and energy point facial treatment while in your clay wrap, adeeply hydrating jojoba lotion application breathes new life into your skin.
Prickly Pear Body TherapyThe oil of the prickly pear seed is rich in e ssential fatty acids necessary to protect and nourish your skin. This luxurious body treament starts with a body s crub and moves to an aloe body wr ap to soothe and hydrate. While wrapped, enjoy a naturally lifting facial massage, in anticipation of a jojoba butter massage to leave your whole body gently glowing.
Sonoran ScrubCustom create your perfect body scrub at our desert scrub bar. Choose between remineralizing desert salts, agave infused sugar, and ultra-fine mesquite buffing grains. Add an infused desert botanical oil of your choice to complete your body makeover.
Citrus Splash ScrubThe Valley of the Sun is famed for its citrus harvest. The essences that come from these fragrant fruits are joyful and uplifting, and help tone and refresh the complexion. This treatment is pure pleasure, featuring a lemon body s crub, sweet orange essence body soufflé, and a rosemary lime scalp massage to put a skip in y our step.
Hands & Feet
Nailed ItOur arnica and sage manicure or pedicure is the perfect solution for tired, sore or inflamed hands or f eet. Soothing arnica-laced salts, refreshing organic sage polish, and pampering warm clay masks leave your hands or feet perfectly restored.
Gentleman’s RelishFor the gentleman, an opportunity to relax and revive—enjoy perfectlymanicured feet and nails: includes a mint and arnic a balm, along withhot towel compresses.
Cactus CoutureThis luxurious manicure or pedicure invites relaxation with our signature prickly pear exfoliating scrub and rich shea butter cream—a healing calendula salve is applied to dry hands or f eet; rose hydrosol seals in the moisture.
The Face Menu
DNA Growth Factor Exfoliating FacialExclusive to the Palo Verde Spa, this medical-grade facial provides comprehensive care for stressed or photo-damaged skin. A unique amino acid glycolic peel gently removes dull surface cells and prepares the skin for an infusion of a professional strength growth factor derived from Barley to stimulate regeneration, paired withDNA, repairs enzymes for visibly revitalized and radiant skin.
Geneo DNA FacialUsing the regeneration serum for cell renewel and growth developed by renowned Beverly Hills cosmetic surgeon and dermatologist Dr. Ronald L. Moy, the Geneo DNA facial tightens skin, and reduces fine lines, wrinkles and skin discoloration. The DNA Intensive Renewal targets the skin’s natural DNA repair process to plump and hydrate the skin, replenish the skin’s natural enzymes and attack UV induceddamage to diminish and help prevent age or maturity spots. This facial also utilizes Dr. Moy’s patented OxyGeneo skin treatment machine, which performs three skin rejuvenating actions simultaneously, including gentle skin exfoliation, infusion of essential revitalizing nutrients and natural skin oxygenation. It is a gentle and effective anti-aging solution suitable for all skin types.
Andaz Signature FacialGive your skin the ultimate pampering it deserves. Our antioxidant facial is a customized treatment combining active cosmeceuticals, natural fruit acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and a variety of potent botanical extracts to nourish your skin. Allow your esthetician to perform a thorough skin analysis to customize the perfect signature facial for your skin type and skin care concerns.
Organics FacialOur Organics Facial incorporates the latest advances in natural cosmeceuticals to rapidly improve skin tone and texture. This facial combines 100% natural active ingredients including anti-aging grape stem cells, kombucha, spirulina, algae and tea extracts to help improve sun damage, pigmentation, breakouts, and sensitive skin concerns.
Cactus and Apple Stem Cell Anti-Aging FacialFight the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles with cutting-edge, plant-based stem cells. Our Apple Stem Cell and Cactus Anti-Aging Facial combines natural botanicals, fruit acids, cactus extract, and powerful antioxidants to improve visible signs of aging. The apple stem cell mask helps tone and tighten, delivering an immediate “lift” to improve the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, uneven skin tone and texture. This facial includes a soothing eye mask to help brighten and nourish under-eyeskin.
Water Lily Radiance Recovery FacialTransform your skin with our 100% natural water lily radiance facial. Natural fruit acids, lactic acid, and pure organic ingredients gently exfoliate dead skin cells while extracts of water lily, colloidal oatmeal, aloe, and green tea help improve hydration and soothe redness associated with sensitive skin. Skin is left calm, nourished and radiant.
A La Carté
Our signature hair and scalp treatment helps mitigate the damage of sun exposure and dry air—leaving you relaxed and with shiny, healthy hair.
Create your own desert botanical body scrub to be added to any massage service.
Feet feeling the heat? Cool off and relax with our refreshing and restorative mint foot refresher.
RefresherZone massage—focuses on lower body tension relief.
When time is short, we focus on the areas that hold most tension—head, neck and shoulders—to get blood flowing and tension releasing.
Maintain your workout routine at our state-of-the-art fitness center. Spectacular views of Camelback Mountain, together with roll–up garage-style doors make for a unique al fresco exercise experience.
- A full range of cardiovascular and strength training equipment, in addition to an outdoor stretching area with scheduled yoga classes
- Fully stocked with bottled water, fresh fruit, headphones, and hand towels