Spa Minnekahta: Your Piece of Heaven in South Dakota

Take time to heal your body and mind at Spa Minnekahta. At our facility, we have all you need to relieve stress, recharge, and unwind.

The Story Behind the Name of Our Spa

Minnekahta means “warm water” in the language of the Lakota Sioux. This name is carved in the sandstone at the front of our historic building.

Spa Features

Unwind in a Hot Tub or a Sauna

Soak in our Whirlpool hot tub and leave your everyday worries behind. You can also detoxify by spending time in our sauna, which features Nordic white spruce paneling.

Feel Rejuvenated in Our Heat Rooms

Lounge in our Korean-style heat rooms. These rooms have gently heated sand or granite floors, which revive tired muscles and aching feet.

Offering All You Need to Take the Stress Away

Take time to reflect while sipping a cup of tea following a massage or before retiring for the night. This delightful experience is sure to help you ease your mind.


We regret to inform you that our spa is not wheelchair accessible. It is located on the second there is an elevator.

Relax for the Day or Stay for the Night

Spend time at our unique spa facility as an overnight guest or a day spa patron. Please see details of your options below:

  • Day Spa: Subject to Availability and by Appointment Only
  • Overnight Guests: 24 Hours


  • Spa Day Pass – $25
  • With Any Spa Service – $15
  • With an Overnight Stay – $10


“I received my first massage, it was relaxing and very effective. I enjoyed it and would do it again. Everything was wonderful.”


West Allis, WI

“Spa experience was absolutely wonderful, so relaxing! The heated sand room was great - I would like to have one at home!”


Portsmouth, RI

“Having never had a massage before, I was always wondering what the big deal was. NOT ANYMORE!! Absolutely phenomenal!”


Erie, CO