25 Spas to Watch: Dragontree Spa in Portland, Oregon and Boulder, Colorado

Dragontree Spa

Dragontree Spa, two locations in Portland, OR, and one in Boulder, CO
thedragontree.com

Founded: 2003
Owners: Briana and Dr. Peter Borten
Size: 4,500 square feet (downtown Portland location)
Highlights:

  • Best Spa awards in recent years from Citysearch.com, SpaIndex.com, Portland Monthly, Boulder Weekly and Willamette Week
  • Downtown Portland location has Sangha room for foot, hand and head treatments
  • Downtown Portland donates used oil from oil treatments to local bio-diesel company; spa is working toward being completely carbon neutral
  • Trendy, artsy downtown Portland neighborhood

Why locals love it: Total wellness-oriented massage therapists; convenient Portland Airport location; Boulder location hosts health-focused lectures