Riverspointe Spa https://www.riverspointespa.com Riverspointe Spa Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:12:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 What You Can Expect From Riverspointe Spa https://www.riverspointespa.com/spa-estes-park/what-you-can-expect-from-riverspointe-spa/ Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:12:16 +0000 https://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1971 Even in the summer, when it’s the time of year to go on vacation and lounge in the backyard soaking up the sun, our lives can be busy and stressful. Even though the kids are out of school, work doesn’t stop, chores keep adding up, and the house still needs to be cleaned. So with all of life’s commotion, have you been able to put aside any time for yourself? If not, is it time? Whether you’re a parent, a busy student, or someone just passing through Estes Park, Riverspointe Spa wants to reward your hard work and non-stop efforts with luxurious spa treatments, a relaxing massage, and an indulgent manicure and pedicure!

When you visit our Estes Park spa, you can look forward to so much more than an impersonal massage and staff who are only half attentive. Here’s what you can expect from us:

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Whether you’re looking for a new hairstyle, a fresh nail color, or a facial, the employees at Riverspointe Spa are highly professional and have certifications in their industry. We employ registered massage therapists, cosmetologists, estheticians, and nail technicians that are all hand-picked for excellence. You can be confident that we will provide you with everything you need to fully relax and enjoy a well-deserved day off at the spa.

The moment you come in, you will be welcomed and shown around, and you will feel at home right away. From comfortable linens to top-notch products, and an exceptional range of spa treatments, your whole body and mind will be able to relax and unwind.

Quality Products

In addition to offering quality customer service, Riverspointe Spa is passionate about offering clean, environmentally-friendly, and non-toxic products. If you’re coming in for a pedicure, we have non-jetted thrones that protect against bacteria and every guest will get a new recyclable foot liner.

Every massage guest gets Zen Organics lotions, known for containing no Parabens, no T.E.A, and being Sulfate-free, and free of any artificial colors or fragrances.

For everyone who wants a facial, we use Phytomer marine skincare products that are full of naturally active ingredients, and will produce hydrating, gentle, and visible results.

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Relaxing Spa Treatments

  • Facials: Browse through our selection of facial packages that will help you unwind and give your skin a renewed look. We offer anti-aging facials, microdermabrasion, peels, dermaplaning, and more.
  • Massage: One of our more popular spa treatments, you can look forward to relaxed muscles and a calm mind. We offer Swedish massage, Ashiatsu, prenatal, hot river rock, reflexology massages, and more.
  • Manis and Pedis: Give your nails a polished look with a professional manicure and pedicure. Enjoy all-natural products in a relaxing and sanitized environment.
  • Wedding hair and makeup: We also have a full salon so you can get ready for your big day! Packages can include hair and makeup trials to ensure you look your absolute best.
  • Body Treatments: Immerse your whole body to experience the ultimate relaxation. We have a green tea and crushed rice body glow, altitude adjustment wrap for anyone visiting Estes Park from out of town, seaweed wraps, and more.

If it’s time to indulge and treat yourself to a range of spa treatments, come to Riverspointe Spa in downtown Estes Park. Our staff, our quality products, and full salon will provide you with a truly relaxing experience.

Purifying Brightness Facial https://www.riverspointespa.com/uncategorized/purifying-brightness-facial/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:19:55 +0000 https://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1906 Is your skin having a difficult time transitioning from winter to spring to dry, hot summer? Sun, allergens, and changes in humidity can wreak havoc on our skin and our regular routines. Now is the time to detox your complexion AND update your skincare regime!
Winter can create a dull and flaky texture in our skin. Sometimes we need a boost to bring our complexion back to a clean, fresh, and dewy glow. Enter: the Purifying Brightness Facial at Riverspointe Spa! This 60 minute treatment focuses on your face, neck, and decollete and starts with gentle, foaming cleansing with cool gel exfoliation. Then enjoy a moisturizing and nourishing massage that focuses on pore minimizing with the softest facial brushes,  before an application of our creamy complexion boosting mask. Top the entire treatment off with custom-selected eye cream, serum, and moisturizer. If you like any of the products enough to take them home, our expert estheticians can provide additional consultation about the best selections for your skin type and lifestyle.
If you’re visiting our mountain town from a different climate and need an optimized treatment, our team is up for the challenge! While we highly recommend the Purifying Brightness Facial for all environments, we understand that skincare needs can differ based on where you live. Our exceptionally trained staff will evaluate your skin and provide custom recommendations to fit your individual complexion.
Just imagine… 60 minutes off of your feet, with your body relaxed and mind quiet while you receive an amazing complexion transition into the new season. We prepare the rest of our lives for seasonal changes — why not our skin? 
Purifying Brightness Facial appointments are now available and can be booked by calling the spa at 970-577-6841, or online by clicking here
COOLA Sunscreen https://www.riverspointespa.com/uncategorized/coola-sunscreen/ Mon, 21 May 2018 21:34:41 +0000 https://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1888 Many of us Rocky Mountain dwellers (and visitors) are attentive to finding the most eco-friendly — yet effective — skin products possible. It is important to use creams, serums, and other skincare items that are not harmful to our bodies or Mother Nature.

The COOLA sunscreen line achieves that goal, while providing amazing coverage and enhancement to our skin. There are two types of sunscreens: Classic and Mineral. Spa owner & director Melissa loves the mineral version for hiking, “because it absorbs sweat with its great matte finish.” Her favorite is the cucumber matte finish mineral sunscreen — it, like the other matte products, is lightweight, reef-friendly, and includes formulas that are water-resistant for up to 80 minutes.

Other great travel products include the gradual sunless tan, which is a dry oil mist for your body and an anti-aging serum for your face, as well as the Mineral Liplux Trio that comes in three great shades, each with SPF 30. While the sunscreen sprays do not offer as matte of a finish, they are still fantastic for hiking and traveling.

Looking for a moisturizer that will freshen up your skin in the dry climate of the mountains, while still providing excellent sun protection? Give the Organic BB+ Cream a try. It has an incredible rose scent and SPF 30 (and is also water resistant for up to 80 minutes). Before long, you’ll notice spectacular skin improvements, from boosting of your natural luminescent glow to a healthier look and feel. There are three different shades, all of which are provided in testers at the spa, so we will happily help you find the best match for your skin type!

Visiting Estes Park is all about celebrating the beauty and wonder of our natural surroundings. We treat Mother Earth with the same love and care that we hope to have for ourselves, for our bodies. We hope you will, too!

About COOLA: COOLA’s eco-conscious formulas are sourced with a Farm to Face® philosophy, ensuring that they always use the freshest, most potent natural and organic ingredients. They incorporate antioxidant-rich Plant Protection® into COOLA sunscreens, which is a selection of plant-based ingredients including Algae and Red Raspberry Seed Oil that help naturally boost the formulas’ efficacy. This allows COOLA to use fewer traditional—and potentially irritating—sunscreen actives.

A Day in the Float Life https://www.riverspointespa.com/uncategorized/a-day-in-the-float-life/ Mon, 21 May 2018 21:34:08 +0000 https://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1886 Pushing open the door to the spa, I hear a chime in the distance and am instantly greeted by Kristyn, who is working the reception desk. “Ready to float?” she asks. “As ready as I’ll ever be!” I respond.

I have done my research about float pods/tanks and sensory deprivation. After working with Melissa for over a year, I know that she wouldn’t invest in anything other than the real deal — but that doesn’t stop me from reading article after article by journalists and athletes who were once skeptical about floating, too. I feel as prepared as I can be about an unknown experience… I’m ready to give this float pod a shot.

Kristyn walks me back to the Relaxation Room where I complete my intake forms while enjoying a glass of refreshing citrus water. I peek into the float pod room, where I see the giant, egg-shaped tank gurgling away happily with illuminated salt water. It’s not ready for me yet, though, since I need to shower off any lotion, dirt, oil, sweat, or other substances that could taint the water. The spa shower is clean and comfortable and in no time, I’m in my cozy robe and flip flops, padding my way back to the pod.

Those intake forms gave me lots of instructions about how to experience the float pod but thankfully, there are reminders on a laminated sheet in the room. I shut the lid behind me, lock it, and reread the tips: use the provided ear plugs to keep saltwater from entering your ears, a foam circle is provided to help your head float, the door to the pod can be left open if you prefer (which is calming to my claustrophobic heart), and the water will start circulating after my 60 minutes are up. After stuffing the earplugs in, I disrobe and climb into the pod. There are controls for the lights and the music — I keep both on to start — and it’s easy to pull the lid down (but not close it all the way). I make note of the clean towel and spray bottle, which are provided in case I get saltwater on my face. With a big sigh, I settle into the warm water.

Surprisingly, I don’t need the foam circle ‘pillow’ — my body (head and neck included) floats effortlessly in the salt-saturated water. I stretch my arms and legs out wide and touch the sides of the pod; I bring my arms behind my head, interlacing my fingers, and straighten my legs. Now, I’m not touching anything but the water that keeps me afloat. After bobbing for a few seconds, my body goes still in the water and a feeling of weightlessness creeps in. I am suspended in water that’s the same temperature as my skin. It’s hard to tell where I stop and the liquid begins.

To be completely honest, it takes a while to stop asking myself, “Am I relaxed yet?” I keep my eyes closed, my body still, but my mind wanders and wonders, “Is this working?” After 15 minutes, I turn off the lights. After 25, I summon the courage to close the pod. Bracing for panic, I open my eyes and prepare to push the top open (in fact, I nudge it just to make sure it’s easy to do — it is). Again, surprisingly, that need never comes. In a few more minutes, I’m drifting off. I do that thing when you’re somewhere between dreaming and awake: my body jerks in response to a subconscious stimulation but it doesn’t take long before I’m sinking back into a deep state of relaxation. I’m not entirely positive but I think around 30 minutes in, I fall asleep and start to have dreams of stars and galaxies. It’s the most bizarre kind of sleep… I don’t dream of anyone or anything. I travel to a new place and just exist.

*whooooooooosh* A light tickle on my scalp compels me to open my eyes. The water is flowing and doesn’t that mean it’s time to get out? I’m slightly groggy but not in a napped-too-long-in-the-middle-of-the-afternoon kind of way. I feel like I’ve had a solid night’s worth of sleep and it’s time to tackle the day. Getting out of the pod is a little jarring, only because the noise I’m making seems like an intrusion on the experience I was just having, but soon I’m re-robed and ready for my post-pod shower. I open the door and Kristyn is waiting for me with another glass of cool, refreshing water. “How was it?” she asks. “Weird,” I admit. I’m not quite sure what to think yet.

She walks me to the infrared sauna and asks if I’d like to spend a few minutes there before showering. “Absolutely,” I nod. Another few minutes in womb-like heat and comfort sounds like just the ticket for reflecting on my first float. I think about where my mind just went, how it’s been so long since I’ve been in a place with absolutely zero stimuli. What a bizarre feeling. While relaxing on the sauna seat, I snap a photo of my legs — the infrared light shows off the streaks of salt leftover from the pod. My skin feels exfoliated and smooth.

After another shower (this time with conditioner), dressing, and blow-drying my hair, I emerge from the locker room and go to check out at reception. Kristyn has everything ready so the process is seamless. I float (no pun intended) out of the spa, wondering what that night’s sleep will be like… and dreaming of my next session.

Our favorite Estes Park activities https://www.riverspointespa.com/uncategorized/our-favorite-estes-park-activities/ Mon, 08 Jun 2015 22:40:41 +0000 http://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1097 Estes Park Lodging https://www.riverspointespa.com/uncategorized/estes-park-lodging/ Mon, 08 Jun 2015 22:39:51 +0000 http://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1092 Great Lodging in Estes Park:

Rocky Mountain Resorts: Choose from Nine beautiful locations!

Are you looking for something special? We have many unique Rocky Mountain lodging including large homes, exquisite mountain cabins, sprawling condos and cozy riverside cabins for two. Whether you’re looking for the perfect romantic escape or a cabin on four acres for a memorable family vacation, we have something special for you.

Awestruck in Estes ParkAwestruck in Estes Park: Estes Park Vacation home rentals in Windcliff Luxury vacation homes, perfect for families, couples, and those seeking true respite and gorgeous views.  A beautiful place to feel right at home in Estes Park.

Deer Crest Resort This budget-friendly, adults-only riverfront lodge is the perfect place to enjoy wildlife viewing, escape theworld (and your kids…and other people’s kids) and get a little R&R.

Swiftcurrent Lodge This riverfront resort borders Rocky Mountain National Park, and is the perfect place to rest your weary bones after a day of hiking or snowshoeing.  Enjoy fishing from right outside your door!  Annies Mountain Retreat

Annie’s Mountain Retreat located along the Thompson River, just 3 miles from Estes Park, Annie’s is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy nature.  Secluded enough to feel like you’re truly in the wilderness, but close enough to Estes Park to enjoy the restaurants, shopping, and hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park. Annie’s cottages and cabins are cozy and romantic, each with their own private outdoor hot tub –perfect for couples!  

Aspen Winds offers 16 riverfront vacation rentals, have either a private balcony or deck overlooking Fall River with a beautiful mountain view.  Free WiFi and complimentary Netflix movies – perfect for families!

The Baldpate Inn Located seven miles south of Estes Park, Colorado, and next to Rocky Mountain National Park, The Baldpate Inn is a classic mountain getaway offering Bed and Breakfast lodging, a specialty restaurant, unparalleled collections, and spectacular views. Next to their historic inn you can enjoy hiking, fishing, wildlife watching, or mountain climbing. This is a perfect haven for those seeking true quiet and an escape from it all. It is within a few miles of the Long’s Peak trailhead, and right across from Lily Lake.  No pets, no smoking. Open for the summer seasons, Memorial Day through Labor Day.   Discovery Lodge Estes Park

Discovery Lodge pet-friendly, downtown location, and budget-friendly.  Discovery lodge is located alongside the 9-hole golf course, with a bike path leading you right into the heart of downtown Estes Park.  Free Wifi and private fishing pond too!

Valhalla Resort:  Estes Park accommodations on 15 acres of beautiful land. Valhalla Resort offers 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom cabins that all have full kitchens, fireplaces, cable television and decks with breathtaking views. You are sure to find one that’s perfect for your next Colorado vacation! Looking for something a bit more romantic? Select cabins also offer private hot tubs or Jacuzzi tubs for two. Book your family vacation or romantic getaway today!  

Murphy’s River Lodge:  Murphy’s River Lodge includes outstanding amenities for your every need. Relax and soak your muscles at the end of day in our indoor pool and spa. We also offer complimentary continental breakfast each day, complimentary wireless internet access, new Sealy Pillow Top Plush mattresses, as well as refrigerators and microwaves in every room.

Whether you are looking for a condominium style room with a full kitchen or a spacious connecting room overlooking the Fall River, there is a room type right for you. Several pet-friendly rooms available too!

D&J Victorian Townhome:  Nestled against a mountainside and near the beautiful Big Thompson River, the D&J Victorian Townhome offers beautiful surroundings and a relaxing atmosphere. The cabin has a victorianized exterior, an immaculate, beautifully decorated interior, and a front porch with swing to enjoy the refreshing Colorado air and wildlife that frequent the area.  No smoking, No pets. Children over age 12 welcome.

Luxury Downtown Loft – VRBO (Unit 2C)

Have it all! Walk to shops and galleries on ‘main street’ (Elkhorn Avenue) and The Riverwalk. In just minutes, play a round of golf or head into Rocky Mountain National Park for unparalleled hiking, fishing or horseback riding. Finish the day with dinner at any number of restaurants downtown, a concert at Performance Park (on the river) and walk home. People watch from your private balcony overlooking the whole downtown.

Luxury Downtown Loft – VRBO (Unit 2G)

This high-end loft in the heart of town has soaring ceilings, gas fireplace, sleigh-bed, full bath with jetted tub, expanded galley kitchen and private deck overlooking Fall River. Living, dining and separate sitting areas all part of an open, sunny space overlooking the river and Riverwalk!

Add Deep Tissue to your Massage https://www.riverspointespa.com/embellishments/add-deep-tissue-to-your-massage/ Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:24:34 +0000 http://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1035 Trigger Point Massage techniques with firm to very firm pressure is applied with slow, deliberate strokes so your body can release tension from chronic tension areas.  A perfect addition to any specialty massage, such as our Hot River Rock Massage, Raindrop Therapy Massage, or Anti-Stress Back Treatment!


Spinal Detox Treatment https://www.riverspointespa.com/embellishments/spinal-detox-treatment/ Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:19:16 +0000 http://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1031 A magnesium-packed warming mud is applied along the spine to detoxify, warm, re-mineralize and relax tight back muscles.  Perfect for those with chronically-achy backs, as well as for any area of sprain, strain, or inflammation.  A perfect addition to any massage or facial!


Add Therapeutic Essential Oils https://www.riverspointespa.com/embellishments/add-therapeutic-essential-oils/ Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:15:55 +0000 http://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1026  

Essential oils are derived from the distillation of leaves, stems, flowers, bark, and roots of plants.  Essential oils have therapeutic properties that affect the physical, emotional, and mental being.  Your therapist will help choose the most beneficial oils for your needs.   We proudly use the highest quality Therapeutic-grade Essential Oils available: Young Living Essential Oils


Add Hot Stones to Your Massage https://www.riverspointespa.com/embellishments/add-hot-stones-to-your-massage/ Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:11:58 +0000 http://www.riverspointespa.com/?p=1023 Ten warm stones are incorporated into your massage to melt away muscular tension and stress. These stones are used as thermal-therapy massage tools, and also to warm and increase circulation to areas of muscle tension.  Heat therapy helps tight muscles relax faster and for longer.