Article originally published in Essence Magazine, updated November 24, 2022.
As the year is quickly coming to an end, we all may feel the need to unwind. After all, self-care is an act of self-preservation. And though social media may make it seem like grind-culture is the way to live — rest, relaxation and recovery is even more important.
If you have a loved one who needs an extra push to slow down, the ultimate Christmas gift you can bless them with is the gift of relaxation and the enjoyment and benefit of treating them to a little luxury. Below we’ve rounded up a few options nationwide that are as simple as booking with the click of a button. If you end up making a few reservations for yourself, we wouldn’t even be mad at you.