Situated on 19 acres at the fool of Bearer Creek Mountain, the eco-friendly Spa Anjali at the Westin Riverfront in Avon incorporates elements of nature in its decor and treatment menu.
Ranked among the Top 25 Resort Spas in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler, the 27,000-square-foot beauty and wellness center includes a fitness center, saline lap pool, three infinity hot tubs and salon. It offers three signature treatments inspired by centuries-old healing traditions from the mountains, specifically the Rockies. Alps and Himalayas.
Guests staying at the hotel enjoy direct access to skiing and golf, as well as Richard Sandoval's Mexican restaurant, Maya.
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BEST STYLING SALON
Matthew Morris Salon and Skincare
Matthew Morris is known for styling at New York and Aspen Fashion Weeks, the Victoria's Secret Runway Show and even the Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition after each of the contestants had lost over 100 pounds in their first few months.
The Denver salon chooses stylists who are unique, memorable and talented to enter its five-year training program. Its team also includes licensed medical aestheticians and a texture expert and color specialist.
The salon, now in its ninth year, has two locations: 13 S. Broadway and its recently opened RiNo location at 2644 Walnut St.
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BEST PET BOARDER/DAY CARE
Camp Bow Wow
As the nation's leading pet care franchise and an 886 million brand that continues to experience tremendous growth. Camp Bow Wow provides fun, safety and service for its campers and peace of mind for their parents.
In addition to letting dogs romp in an open play environment, Camp Bow Wow offers in-home pet care, dog training and grooming. The Denver-based company also established the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation, a nonprofit that provides urgent medical care funds to dogs that are either homeless or whose parents cannot afford to pay their veterinary bills.
In the 15 years since Camp Bow Wow was founded, it's grown to more than 152 locations in 38 states.
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The Perfect Petal
The designers at The Perfect Petal like to think outside the vase. "They are not just filling orders," says owner/designer Cindy Ollig. "They...