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  The Resort at Paws Up - Spa Town at Resort at Paws Up is Montana's Luxury Spa Hot Spot
The serene, yet majestic location of Spa Town® could have easily inspired the Meriwether Lewis quote "Much pleased at having arrived at this long wished for spot."
Discretely nestled on the edge of an expansive meadow, in the waving shade of soaring pines—sits Spa Town® at Paws Up.
Made up of eleven oversized, impeccably appointed tents, Spa Town® is one of the most unique spas ever to be built.
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  SPA - LoveToKnow Article on SPA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
S.E. of Liege and in the same province, famous f or its mineral springs, which are reputed to be the oldest known in Europe, having been first discovered in 1326.
The town is situated 850 ft. above sea-level and the heights above the valley reach 1100 ft. In the 18th century it was the most fashionable resort in Europe for the medicinal use of such waters, being visited by Peter the Great of Russia, Gustavus III.
Spa has not held its own with its many French and German rivals, but it still attracts about 20,000 visitors annually.
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 Spa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Spa is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Liège.
On January 1st, 2002, Spa had a total population of 10,394 (4,965 males and 5,429 females).
Spa is now also used as a generic term for a place where water believed to have special health giving properties occurs.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Spa.html   (111 words)

 spa town - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about spa town
Town with a spring, the water of which, it is claimed, has the power to cure illness and restore health.
Spa treatment involves drinking and bathing in the naturally mineralized spring water.
The name derives from the Belgian town of Spa, whose mineral springs have attracted patients since the 14th century.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /spa+town   (127 words)

 Encyclopedia: Spa town   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Royal Pump Rooms and Baths Map sources for Leamington Spa at grid reference SP3165 Royal Leamington Spa, usually shortened to Leamington Spa or Leamington (pronounced Lemmington — IPA:) is a spa town in central Warwickshire, in England.
Matlock is the County town of Derbyshire, England.
Categories: Spa towns Green Dragon Spring at Norris Geyser A hot spring is a place where warm or hot groundwater issues from the ground on a regular basis for at least a predictable part of the year, and is significantly above the ambient ground temperature (which is usually around 55~57 F or...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Spa-town   (393 words)

 Spa (town) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Spa (town)
Town in Liège province, Belgium, 27 km/17 mi southeast of Liège in the Ardennes; population (1997) 10,400.
It has been known for its mineral springs since the 14th century, and has given its name to similar health resorts elsewhere; see spa town.
In 1918 Spa was the headquarters of the German High Command.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Spa+(town)   (174 words)

 Spa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term spa, derived from the Belgian town of Spa, is traditionally used to mean a place where water that is believed to have special health-giving properties occurs.
A modern spa can be a luxurious resort or resort hotel, that may be located near a special water source or offers hot tub or similar warm-water hydromassage facilities.
See also resort spa, health spa, day spa, trim spa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spa   (218 words)

 Eden Day Spa -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boston Spa is a village in the county of West Yorkshire, England, four miles south of Wetherby, on the banks of the River Wharfe.
Droitwich Spa is a town in northern Worcestershire, England.
Opened in the 1930s was the town's lido, a large open-air swimming pool, which used diluted brine from beneath the town.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/46/eden-day-spa.html   (906 words)

 British Spas and Spa Towns
Each of the 12 Spa Heritage Towns continues to attract visitors from all over the world, drawn by beautiful buildings, parks, gardens, theatre, festivals, museums and the availability of a wide range of complementary therapies.
Often described as one of the loveliest resorts in England, Malvern is situated at the south-western corner of Worcestershire, almost in the centre of England.
Woodhall Spa owes its existence to the discovery of natural mineral water in the early nineteenth century.
www.finewaters.com /Water_Wellness/British_Spa_Towns/index.asp   (424 words)

 Cheltenham Spa - Centre for the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Spa towns have long been associated with health, leisure and well-being, none more so than Cheltenham.
With the pace of modern life becoming more hectic, the allure of a break in a Spa town is becoming more appealing.
Chapel Spa has also now been recognised for its unique atmosphere it provides as a Day Spa by being voted as Day Spa of the Year in the British Beauty Awards 2005.
www.visitcheltenham.com /libraries/templates/page.asp?FolderID=5   (390 words)

 Warsaw Voice - Spa Town
Szczawno-Zdrój is one of the oldest spas in Lower Silesia.
The spa became fashionable in Europe and had no shortage of visitors, who praised the atmosphere of the place, its local attractions and the efficient treatment.
The town, the population of which is 6,000, is again a popular place for recreation and recovery, as well as meetings of scientists, businesspeople and cultural circles.
www.warsawvoice.pl /view/4424   (210 words)

 Brookline Spa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As of January 1st, 2004, Spa had a total population of10,491 (5,006 males and 5,485 females).
Though other sources of healing hot mineral springs have been known throughout the world, Spa is the eponymous "spa," an extended use from these famed hotsprings —the town was frequented as a watering place as early as the 14th century.
In its generic use, the term "spa" is used as a generic term for a place where water that is believed to have specialhealth-giving properties occurs.
www.swingdancemusic.com /send/13857-brookline%20spa.html   (330 words)

 spa vacation, health spa finder, thalassotherapy spa, dead sea spa, www.SpaGoer.com
Spas now offer their well-heeled customers the possibility of physical and even personal transformation - the basics within a week, the follow-up at the customer's inclination at home.
Premiere Spas of Ontario: www.spasontario.com; 1-800-990-7702 or 705-721-9969.
Spa director is native son Tony Young, who returned to the island after stints at Western Athletic clubs in San Francisco and Seattle.
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 Buxton spa town in the Derbyshire hills- Photographs and information
Buxton is an old market and spa town, nestling amongst the surrounding Derbyshire hills at a height of over 1000ft, making it the highest town in England.
Buxton's fame as a healh spa dates back to Roman times, who were thought to have settled here around AD80 and built baths, the remains of which were excavated in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Originally it contained a town house for the Duke but by 1804 he had relinquished his accommodation and it became the Centre Hotel with a hotel on each side, St Ann's to the west and the Great Hotel to the east.
www.derbyshireuk.net /buxton.html   (748 words)

 Boston Spa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boston Spa is a town in the county of West Yorkshire England two miles south of Wetherby on the banks of the River Wharfe.
In 1744 John Shires established Boston as a spa town when he discovered magnesian limestone and sulphur springs.
It declined when Harrogate became very popular as a spa town.
www.freeglossary.com /Boston_Spa   (249 words)

 Spas in Romagna
The mineral water of the Salsomaggiore Spa is one of the saltiest to be found in nature.
At the beginning of the 20th century, work was begun on the construction of the spa establishment "Lorenzo Berzieri", a sumptuous monument of thermal art Deco with the elaborate decorations of Galileo Chini.
At the Zoia Spa there is a Centre for aesthetic medicine working full-time on a particular anti- cellulite treatment using the sodiobromidiodic waters with extremely high saline density (150 grams of salt per litre).
www.travel.it /emiliaromagna/salso/salsoin.htm   (363 words)

 Spa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As of January 1st 2002 Spa had a total population of 394 (4 965 males and 5 429 The total area is 39.82 km² which gives a population density of 261.02 inhabitants per km².
According to some sources the origin of word 'spa' owes its roots to the famed hot springs.
Though the origin may be disputed spa is now also used as a term for a place where water believed have special health giving properties occurs.
www.freeglossary.com /Spa   (491 words)

 Guardian | Students to revive spa town's fortunes
Buxton, a once fashionable spa whose waters were taken by the gentry as a remedy for a variety of ills, has found a wonder cure for its own economic strife.
Local councillors, who have struggled to reverse a decline which has lasted for a century, are celebrating the imminent arrival of the University of Derby in the town centre.
The complex became a hospital and was given a steel roof with glass cupola in 1881.
www.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,4126843-103690,00.html   (707 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Circuits > Spa-Francorchamps
Mineral water was discovered in the Ardennes hills by the Romans and the town of Spa was established.
A nasty accident at Spa started Jackie Stewart's crusade for better safety and Spa was a victim, the Grand Prix moving to the characterless Nivelles circuit near Brussels.
In the late 1980s Ayrton Senna was the established winner at Spa with five wins in eight years but in the 1990s it was Michael Schumacher who emerged as the star with four wins in six years.
www.grandprix.com /gpe/cir-070.html   (875 words)

 Spa Hotel Richmond, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. Water treatments, massage therapy for arthritis, fibromyalgia, ...
Spa Hotel Richmond is located in the English park zone of historical spa town Karlovy Vary.
You might feel separated from the active touristy stream in the main area of spa town, but serenity and romance of the 19-century park will overwhelm you from the first day.
Spa Hotel Richmond is very proud of its history and 160 years of thermal spa traditions.
www.azimuthtravel.us /spa_richmond.html   (136 words)

 Visit Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland - Moffat Spa Town
From first glance Moffat is an attractive town, a coaching stop and 19th century spa town.
Moffat is an outstanding conservation town with modern amenities.
There are a whole host of great places to stay, to suit all pockets, superb places to eat including a number of award-winning restaurants as well as homely cafés.
www.visitmoffat.co.uk   (178 words)

 History of the Spa Town of Llandrindod Wells
Progress was slower on the land to the east of the railway.
Many of the larger hotels had tennis courts and croquet lawns on their grounds and horse races were held on the Rock Ddole, a meadow near the river.
Despite improvements to the facilities in the 1860's the town was eclipsed as a spa by the rise of Llandrindod Wells.
www.llandrindod-wells.com /history.html   (1199 words)

 Boston.com / News / NECN / NECN Shows / tv diner / restaurant reviews / Town Spa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Stoughton, MA Town Spa is nothing fancy--- just a clean, casual, and comfortable large pizza parlor.
Her pacing is good, but our diner had to wait a long time for the bill and to have leftovers wrapped up.
Town Spa only takes cash so leave the credit card at home.
www.boston.com /news/necn/Shows/tv_diner/restaurant_reviews/town_spa   (309 words)

 The Heartland Spa   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Heartland Spa, in Gilman, Illinois, is a private health and fitness retreat nestled in a warm country setting.
Enjoy an unparalleled range of spa and fitness activities in a nurturing atmosphere, with casual ambiance and matchless service.
The spa’s chef and registered dietitian work together to design a healthy diet that proves optimum nutrition can be pleasurable, practical and palatable.
www.travelsource.com /spa/heartland.html   (506 words)

 Spa Town
However not all Kurorte are spa towns; there are also Kurorte which are visited for their pure air (Luftkurorte, for example).
A spa town is a town frequented, in times past, for health reasons, to "take the waters".
The name derives from the Belgian town Spa, and in continental Europe, a spa was known as a ville d'eau (town of water).
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 BBC NEWS | UK | Wales | Mid | Regeneration plan for spa town
The town's greatest asset is its status as a spa town, but this identity is based on its historic rather than its current status.
Michiel Blees is the town co-ordinator of the Llandrindod Action team, whose original action plan served as a blueprint of the strategy taken on by the local authority.
These include establishing the identity of the town as a modern health and beauty spa and develop the town's role as a tourism hub for exploring mid Wales.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/wales/mid_/2978732.stm   (567 words)

 Moffat - Historic Spa Town in South Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The sulphurous waters of Moffat Spa were believed to have healing properties and as more and more people flocked to Moffat, the "healing waters" were piped from the well to the "Baths Hall" (now the Town Hall).
The town began to grow and more accommodation was required to cater for the thousands of annual visitors.
Whilst our town has had her fair share of notable visitors she is rightly proud of her own people.
www.visitmoffat.co.uk /pages/content.asp?PageID=64   (337 words)

 Spa town   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name derivesfrom the Belgian town Spa, and in continental Europe, a spa was known as a ville d'eau (town ofwater).
Some of them use the word Spa(Leamington Spa), others Wells (Llandrindod Wells) or Bath (Matlock Bath) after the placename.
A new designation, Spa Heritage Towns, has beenestablished in the United Kingdom.
www.therfcc.org /spa-town-30187.html   (121 words)

 Excursion to Marianske Lazne - Prague Tours
Marianske Lazne is the youngest spa town of the western Bohemian spa triangle.
Not only does this spa town attract tourists and wellness aficionados because of its thermal mineral water springs, but also because of the ____ located in the Russian Orthodox Church which received a gold medal at the World Expo in Paris in 1900.
In 1820 Goethe was fascinated by the thought of creating a spa town at this location.
www.eastline.com /prague-excursion-spa-town-marianske-lazne-culture.html   (153 words)

 Royal Leamington Spa Town Council
Royal Leamington Spa became a borough in 1875 and the charter of incorporation, together with the grant of arms made the following year, are now housed in two handsome cabinets presented to the town by the Leamington Spa Courier.
Following the abolition of the borough of Royal Leamington Spa by the Local Government Act, 1972, custody of the civic insignia was given to the Charter Trustees, a duty undertaken until the grant of Town Council status in 2002.
The Town Council is now the custodian of this historic legacy.
www.leamingtonspatowncouncil.gov.uk   (124 words)

 Excursion to the Spa Town Karlovy Vary - Prague Tours
Excursion to the Spa Town Karlovy Vary - Prague Tours
Alexander von Humboldt referred to Karlovy Vary as “a diamond in an emerald setting.” You will visit the historical center of this beautiful spa town and will be introduced to its rich history, which has been marked by its thermal water springs.
Here, where Goethe spent three years of his life, the pharmacist Becher invented the famous herbal liquor Becherovka at the beginning of the 19 th century.
www.eastline.com /prague-excursion-spa-town-karlovy-vary-culture.html   (124 words)

 Spa-Town.com Home
Initially, we are a group of owners and managers of Truth or Consequences’ ten functioning hot mineral springs bathhouses/spas banded together to promote T or C as a spa destination.
Our vision is to focus on our community as providing an atmosphere of healthy living illustrated by our hot springs, bathhouses, and spas, We envision the backdrop of a hot springs waterfall exemplifying the influence these waters have provided to our area, and one which is complemented by our art galleries, shops, and casual dining.
We want to enhance this vision with a focus on the advantages of all of our surrounding waters and the family activities available.
www.spa-town.com   (224 words)

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