Ska:ná Spa at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Upstate New York was listed as the number one casino spa experience, the number two spa in New York state, and 16th overall nationwide on the prestigious list published by Spas of America. Ska:ná, which means “peace” in the Oneida language, combines modern amenities with American Indian cultural themes to create a one-of-a-kind, rejuvenating spa experience.

Ska:ná, a world-class spa at Turning Stone Resort in Central New York, was recently honored among the Top 100 Spas of 2014 by leading spa and travel website Spas of America. Not only was the luxurious Ska:ná acclaimed as 16th among all spas in North America, but it also ranked number one for Casino Spa Experience and second in the entire state of New York.

This prestigious distinction which highlights only the top North American spas, is based on consumer interest on the Spas of America website. This is the second consecutive year that Ska:ná has made the elite list.

Shane Bird, Turning Stone’s Director of Spa Operations said: “We are greatly honored that Ska:ná has once again been named as a top spa, not only in the nation, but all of North America. From our rejuvenating treatments to exceptional service to stunning architecture, Ska:ná aims to create an all-around luxury experience that helps bring guests a harmonic balance in mind, body and spirit. We are incredibly pleased to see such a strong response from consumers, and to be recognized by Spas of America.”

“Spas of America is proud to once again honor Ska:ná Spa among the best of the best in North American spas,” said Craig Oliver, President of Spas of America. “This unique venue has clearly established itself as a premier destination for world-class spa treatments.”

Ska:ná – the word for “peace” in the Oneida language – is renowned for its soothing treatments inspired by centuries-old healing traditions and wellness principles of the Oneida Indians. The expansive 33,000-square foot oasis offers a modern, nature-inspired menu of services that promote peace and tranquility. Located within Turning Stone’s award-winning luxury hotel The Lodge, Ska:ná has also been honored in recent years among the Best Casino Hotel Spas and Best Spas for Golf in the in the coveted SpaFinder Wellness 365™ Readers’ Choice Category Awards.

A four-season destination resort, Turning Stone proudly welcomes more than 4.5 million guests each year at its sprawling 3,400 acre facility. The resort also offers leading amenities, celebrated hotels and restaurants, PGA-level golf courses, vast entertainment options, and in 2016, a luxury retail outlet and entertainment complex.

For more information and reservations, call Ska:ná Spa at (315) 361-8200 or visit

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About Turning Stone Resort Casino
A premier four-season, destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort Casino is conveniently located about 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33. Turning Stone was named “Most Excellent Golf Resort” in 2010 by Condé Nast Johansens. The Academy of Country Music named Turning Stone “Casino of the Year” in 2009. The resort offers world-class gaming, golf, entertainment, accommodations and spa facilities, and has earned AAA Four Diamond ratings for The Lodge, The Tower Hotel, and Wildflowers restaurant.

For more information and reservations, call (315) 361-7711 or 1-(800) 771-7711 FREE. Visit the websites at and