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Woodlands Spa LogoWelcome to the Woodlands Spa at Caribou Highlands Lodge! Nestled in the woods of Northern Minnesota, we are inspired by the natural beauty that surrounds us. Enjoy a relaxing massage or body treatment from our talented Massage Therapist, Brigette Nies, at Woodlands Massage where we offer in-house organic products to create a truly unique experience.

Come in early or stay afterward to relax in our indoor and outdoor pools or hot tub while enjoying our spectacular view of Moose Mountain.


Brigette Nies, Massage Therapist at Woodlands Spa

Brigette Nies is a Massage Therapist, yoga instructor, master herbalist and Reiki Master who has been practicing healing therapies for over two decades. Brigette has lived here on the beautiful North Shore for the last 18 years and feels blessed to call this fantastic piece of earth home.

“I feel inspired by the beauty of the lake & the nature that surrounds us &  enjoy incorporating natural elements into services to create unique & healing experiences for my clients.”

Service Menu

Prepare to be pampered – Woodlands Massage at Caribou Highlands is the place to heal and reset. Take time to tend to your well being with the perfect balance of health & relaxation. We offer a wide variety of services as well as an indoor & outdoor pool, sauna & whirlpool facilities at our beautiful mountain retreat location in Lutsen, MN.

Massage & Bodywork

The Woodlands Signature Massage

Relax & enjoy a head to toe massage using evergreen extracts of White Pine, Cedar & Balsam Fir coupled with warm Lake Superior stones. Includes a warm neck roll & hand crafted foot balm to enhance relaxation. 90 minutes $145

Rejuvenating Relaxation Massage

This revitalizing service uses organic massage cream customized with aromatherapy & a warm neck wrap to unwind the body & calm the mind. 60 minutes $85 / 90 minutes $125

Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage

Our therapeutic massage focuses on areas of tension & discomfort. This service incorporates penetrating heat & our in-house magnesium wellness balm. 60 minutes $95 / 90 minutes $135

Nurturing Prenatal Massage

A gentle massage focusing on the specific needs of the expecting mother. 60 minutes $85 / 90 minutes $125

Healing Lake Superior Hot Stone Massage

Smooth basalt stones gathered from the shores of Lake Superior are used as an extension of the therapist hand to assist in release of deep tension & tight sore muscles. A very grounding & healing experience. 60 minutes $105 / 90 minutes $140

Balancing Chakra Massage

Align body, mind & spirit with this intuitively guided service.  This specialized massage combines relaxation & deep tissue techniques, Chakra balancing, energy work & hand picked pure essential oils specific to your emotional & physical needs. 90 minutes $145

The Hikers Restorative Massage

This massage is designed to target those muscles weary from a day on the trail.  Legs receive a botanical compress to draw out toxins & improve circulation while upper body tension is addressed.  An application of our handcrafted magnesium wellness balm helps address leg cramps & muscle fatigue. 90 minutes $140

Tension Relief Upper-body Massage

Ever wish your therapist would spend an entire hour on just your neck, shoulders & upper back?  Consider your wish granted. 60 minutes $95


A gentle healing therapy that uses light touch & directed life force energy to restore balance & support the bodies innate ability to heal. 60 minutes $105 / 90 minutes $140

Body Treatments

Detoxifying Cinnamon & Paprika Mud Wrap

Gentle dry brushing exfoliates & begins the detoxification process followed by a natural mud mask to deeply cleanse & re-mineralize. A decadent botanical body butter is then applied leaving the skin renewed, clear & healthy looking. 60 minutes $90

Hydrating Citrus Honey Blossom  Shea butter Wrap

Nourish your skin with this deeply hydrating treatment. Your skin is lightly exfoliated to allow optimal absorption, followed by a warming &  moisturizing organic shea butter wrap.  An application of warm apricot oil completes this deeply hydrating service. This ultimate relaxation & hydration leaves skin feeling soft & silky.  60 minutes $90

Restorative Green Goddess Wrap

Gentle exfoliation followed by a warming body wrap infused with healing botanicals rich in antioxidants to nourish & soften the skin. A handcrafted green tea body butter is then applied, penetrating the deepest layers of skin to reveal a revitalized & renewed you. 60 minutes $90

Calming Wildflower Essence Wrap

After preparing the skin with gentle all over exfoliation, healing calendula oil is combined with the calming & soothing extracts of  Chamomile, Rose, Lavender, & Hibiscus and applied to the skin while being wrapped in a warm cocoon.  Enjoy a relaxing scalp massage & an application of in-house crafted wildflower shea butter.   Hydrating, calming & regenerating – perfect for irritated or sensitive skin. 60 minutes $90

Vitality Coconut Cocoa Wrap

Bring skin back to life with gentle exfoliation & an application of hydrating pure organic coconut & antioxidant rich cocoa. Skin is then deeply hydrated with rich macadamia nut oil. This decadent service leaves skin vibrant & glowing. 60 minutes $90

Specialty Spa Services & Packages

Specialty Spa Services & Packages

Customized Spa Duo

Combine any of our body treatments with a Relaxation Massage for a treatment as unique as you are. 30 minute Massage + Body

  • 30 minute Massage + Body treatment $125
  • 60 minute Massage + Body treatment $165
  • 90 minute Massage + Body treatment $205

Woodlands Retreat

This indulgent two hour service includes: Gentle full body exfoliation, hydrating wrap infused with Boreal botanical extracts & an organic scalp massage.  Followed by a full body massage with warm stones & cedar wood sole revival foot therapy. You will leave feeling relaxed, renewed & refreshed. 120 minutes $215

Mountain View Retreat

A specialty treatment created  to target upper body tension. This service begins with gentle exfoliation of the back followed by an application of our handcrafted  muscle release balm, warm herbal back compress, relaxing scalp massage & deep tissue massage of the back, neck & shoulders. 75 minutes $115

Hikers Retreat

Melt away the day with this 90 minute service. Includes a relaxing full body massage with customized aromatherapy, a detoxifying & re-mineralizing mud pack for the back & our Nurture Your Soles treatment for your feet. 90 minutes $125

Vital Enhancements

The perfect additions to any service.

Full Body Hydration

Eliminate dry skin – Enjoy your massage with our shea butter deep conditioning balm. $18

Purifying Mud Pack

Gentle exfoliation, handcrafted mud mask & warming herbal back compress. $20


Hand & Foot Refresher

Moisturize & nourish cracked or dry hands & feet with hydrating organic shea butter & botanical-infused warm towel wraps.  $20

Organic Scalp Treatment

A relaxing & invigorating scalp massage using our hand crafted rosemary & lavender scalp serum. $15

Nourish your Soles

Excellent for tired legs & feet. A green tea peppermint sugar scrub for the feet & lower leg followed by an application of our hand crafted herbal foot salve. Feet are then wrapped in botanical-infused warm towels & massaged with nourishing organic shea butter. $25

Dry Brushing

Promotes lymph drainage & increases circulation. $18

Reiki Add-on

Extend your service & enjoy the healing & grounding benefits of energy work. $20

An 18% gratuity will be added to all services.