In its annual list of Top 100 Spas, Spas of America has named Skʌ:nʌ́: —Turning Stone’s premier spa featuring Native American cultural elements— the No. 1 spa in New York State and the No. 2 spa in all of North America.

 Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (January 9, 2020) – Turning Stone Resort Casino announced today that Spas of America, the largest spa and wellness travel website, named Skʌ:nʌ́: as the No. 1 spa in New York State and the No. 2 spa in all of North America. Spas of America’s Top 100 Spas of 2019  is based on unique page views and consumer choices from nearly 900 spas featured on the spa travel website, providing insight into guests’ favorite spas of the year. With its unique Native American theme and culturally inspired treatment, Skʌ:nʌ́: has been recognized at the top spa in the state for four consecutive years.

“Skʌ:nʌ́: at Turning Stone is a beautiful and unique property, and one of the most popular spas with our targeted spa and wellness travel audience,” said Spas of America president Craig Oliver. “In additional to all the excitement and entertainment the resort offers, Skʌ:nʌ́: continues to be a crown jewel, offering a relaxing, rewarding and an authentic spa and wellness experience.”

In addition to this latest honor from Spas of America, Skʌ:nʌ́:’s was also awarded the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award. Skʌ:nʌ́: is distinguished as the only Four- or Five-Star rated spa in New York, north of the New York City. Forbes describes Skʌ:nʌ́: as “the perfect refuge from the bright lights and bold sounds of Turning Stone” and that it “oozes tranquility; from the moment you enter the front doors…to the time you leave.”

“As the first Native American-themed spa in the Northeast, Skʌ:nʌ́: has helped define the spa experience in our region and has been vital in establishing Turning Stone as a world-class destination,” said Oneida Indian Nation Representative and Turning Stone Enterprises CEO Ray Halbritter. “We do not rest on our laurels, so this recognition by Spas of America as the best spa in New York and the second overall best spa in North America is not taken lightly; it reinforces that Skʌ:nʌ́: continues to be among the best in the spa and wellness industry.”


About Turning Stone Resort Casino
A renowned, award-winning destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino features world-class amenities including four hotels, two luxurious spas, five golf courses, more than 20 dining options, a 125,000 square foot Las Vegas-style gaming floor, a cabaret style Showroom, a 5,000 seat arena, and several nightlife venues. Conveniently located 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33, Turning Stone was named “Best Countryside Hotel/Lodge” in 2017 by Condé Nast Johansens, and the #1 Best Gaming Resort in New York by Casino Player Magazine in 2019. Turning Stone has also earned the prestigious Forbes Four Star Award for The Lodge, Wildflowers restaurant and Skʌ:nʌ́: spa, Forbes Recommended Ratings for TS Steakhouse and, for more than a decade, the AAA Four Diamond Award for The Lodge, The Tower Hotel, and Wildflowers restaurant.