Press Reviews

 Conde Nast Traveler

We've been especially pleased to welcome reporters from all over the country. Their words and impressions tell the story of Sundara.

Press inquiries may be directed to Carla Minsky at 920.924.0297 or via email at

Sundara is an oasis of calm.
— Spa Magazine, Top 10 Spas in the Midwest for 2010

#1 choice in the Midwest for “Best Places to Be Snowed in for Romance"
— Midwest Living Magazine

Number 3 Favorite Spa Escape in America
— Good Morning America

Sundara, the Sanskrit word for "beautiful," has suites with fireplaces, an outdoor heated infinity pool, and organic cuisine.
— Condé Nast Traveler, Reader Spa Poll, Top Resort Spas for 2009

This secluded retreat lures not only honeymooners and anniversary-ites, but also baby-mooners.
— Travel Channel

This destination spa offers a sophisticated sanctuary from stress and a place to reconnect in the Midwest.

The award-winning Sundara Inn & Spa has all that you're looking for in terms of lavish pampering, all wrapped in a pretty green package.
— Eco Spas Around the World,

The resorts emphasis on calm and quiet is welcomed in a sometimes chaotic world.
— Wisconsin Golfer Magazine

Silence is golden at Sundara.
— Better Homes and Gardens

In love with a spa? Want a long-term relationship? Sundara is building eight residences tucked into the woods.
— New York Times

Relaxation, solitude, and special sand treatments await.
— Minnesota Monthly

We recommend booking a few Ayurvedic-inspired treatments in the privacy of your own Villa bath house.
— Chicago Social Magazine

The Spa Lifestyle Villas take relaxation to a whole new level.
— Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine

Cambrian sand excavated during the building of the spa is used in the Sandstone Body Polish skin treatments.
— Food & Wine

Spa treats for every budget.
— Redbook

Voted Most Affordable and Most Romantic Spa in America.
— Luxury Spa Finder Magazine
2005 Readers' Choice Awards

The real estate boom is extending to spas…Sundara is opening 8 lifestyle villas.
— BusinessWeek Magazine

We found an oasis at the two-year-old Sundara Inn & Spa.
— The Wall Street Journal

The Midwest's first destination spa, a civilized getaway in the hills.

— National Geographic Traveler

Indulge in a completely luxurious, pampered situation without hurting Mother Nature.
— USA Today
10 Great Places to Recycle Yourself

This is a place where one could easily, in a few hours, actually find Nirvana.
— Northwest Airlines World Traveler Magazine

Part feng-shui retreat, part deep-in-the-heartland lodge.
— Lucky Magazine

The real VIP treatment kicks in.
— Smart Money Magazine

My comfort seemed everyone's top priority.
— The Boston Globe

One night isn't long enough.

— Chicago Tribune

Every bite of spa food is bursting with fresh flavor.
— Luxury Spa Finder Magazine

To say our suite was perfect is not an overstatement.
— Madison Magazine

An overnight stay alone is a spa experience.
— Midwest Living Magazine

Everything is designed to foster a state of bliss.
— Milwaukee Magazine

At last, the Midwest has a spa worthy of a stopover.
— Travel + Leisure Magazine
25 Top Spas in America

A lovely new spa dedicated to wholesome living.
— Cosmopolitan Magazine
Sexiest Places in the World

Rooms take in calming, rustic views of nature.
— Spa Magazine
Great American Spas

People in the Midwest don't have to be left out of the destination spa movement.
— CNN Headline News
4 Groundbreaking Spas

You don't need to go to Bali for a 'purifying bath ritual'.
— Newsweek Magazine

Forget golf. Real men do business in the spa.

— The New York Times

They're famous for their featherbeds.

— Living It Up! With Ali & Jack
Nationally syndicated TV show

I'd definitely be back.
— Minneapolis Star Tribune

Rivals best spas in the country.
— Daily Herald Chicago

People come here to reconnect.
— Wisconsin State Journal

Opulent spa attracting visitors from throughout the country.
— American Spa Magazine

A spa even men can't resist.
— Wisconsin Trails

A posh experience.
— Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Luxury suites, luxurious spa treatments.

— Milwaukee Business Journal

The vision was based around wellness.
— The Associated Press

Luxurious accommodations are the heart of Sundara.
— Home & Away Magazine

Perfect to recharge and re-energize.
— Distinction Magazine, Elegant Living on Long Island

The very essence of serenity.
— Rochester Magazine

Soothing treatments and a heady dose of nature.

— Des Moines Register

Treat your dad to a day at the spa.


Fresh-picked beauty: the customized Sundara Organic Facial.
— Shape Magazine

Sundara worked its magic on me, instilling in me a sense of introspection and Zen-ness.
— Spa Management Journal