California, widely known as the Golden State, is an ideal destination for those seeking a wellness escape. With its diverse landscapes, including miles of coastline, sun-soaked deserts, and lush wine country, California provides various opportunities to bask in the sunshine and achieve that coveted California glow. Spas of California offers a range of wellness experiences catering to different goals, be it weight loss, fitness, entertainment, anti-aging, or simple relaxation. Coupled with the natural beauty of the surroundings, cultural attractions, and innovative spa cuisine, California provides year-round options for health and wellness enthusiasts.

Here are some of our favorite spa and wellness experiences across California:

Azure Palm Hot Springs, Desert Hot Springs

Only 45 minutes away from Joshua Tree National Park and 20 minutes from Palm Springs, Azure Palm Hot Springs encourages you to Immerse yourself in nature during the day, soak in hot mineral springs in the evening, and enjoy a luxurious night’s rest. Azure offers a serene atmosphere, commanding views, and an expansive natural hot springs oasis. Indulge in healthy and delicious dining options on-site, a full organic coffee & tea bar, craft beer, wine specialties, and refreshing freshly squeezed juices at Azure Palm Cafe.

Serrano Spa at Yaamava’ Resort Casino, Highland

Nestled in the picturesque San Bernardino Mountains Serrano Spa, Yammava’ Resort & Casino draws inspiration from the rich cultural heritage of the Serrano people. With a focus on nature, the spa offers a serene retreat complemented by a state-of-the-art fitness center and an inviting pool oasis. Yaamava is the Inland Empire’s premier “stay and play” experience with more than 7,200 slots, five high-limit gaming rooms, incredible entertainment, a full array of dining options, multiple bars and lounges,

The Spa at Wine & Roses, Lodi

Set in picturesque Lodi wine country, The Spa at Wine & Roses offers a warm and inviting relaxation experience. Guests can enjoy spa services tailored for women, men, moms-to-be, and couples and relax in a secluded courtyard surrounded by water features. The Restaurant features fresh local ingredients flavored to the season — in the historic dining room or outdoors. The resort hosts the Lodi Wine & Visitor Center, where you can learn more about the Lodi Appellation and sip locally-made wines at the bar.

The Spa at Séc-he, Palm Springs

Celebrate the sacred healing waters of the Agua Caliente Hot Mineral Spring in Palm Springs. A sprawling wellness space, The Spa at Séc-he features bathhouses, treatment rooms, a tranquility garden, a salon, a fitness room, and outdoor mineral pools fed by water over 12,000 years old. Guests can explore a variety of unique spaces like a cryotherapy chamber, float pod suites, and halotherapy salt caves. Guests can unwind in the menthol dry sauna and eucalyptus steam room. The spa cafe offers light meals and fresh juices.

The Spa at Thunder Valley, Lincoln

The Spa at Thunder Valley, Healthy Living + Travel

Located in the heart of Northern California – 30 minutes from Sacramento and 2 hours from San Francisco, the resort presents a getaway that harmonizes the excitement of a casino with the tranquility of a top-tier spa. The Spa at Thunder Valley transcends ordinary spa experiences, inviting guests to indulge in a sanctuary of wellness set against the backdrop of the breathtaking Sierra Nevada mountains. Here, the spa journey complements the resort’s array of entertainment, dining, and leisure activities, crafting a holistic escape.

Golden Door, San Marcos

Golden Door, Spas of America

Nestled between San Diego and Los Angeles, Golden Door offers a transformative, luxurious week-long retreat in a serene coastal valley. With top-notch facilities, personalized training, farm-to-table meals, and daily massages, the resort emphasizes rediscovery through fitness, wellness, mindfulness, nutrition, and empowerment. Discover over 30 miles of private hiking and walking trails, majestic mountains to conquer, hidden vistas to uncover, and a soothing bamboo forest that whispers with the wind.

Aarna Spa, Pasea Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach

Aarna Spa, Pasea Hotel & Spa, Healthy Living + Travel

Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this Balinese-inspired Aarna Spa at the Pasea Hotel & Spa sets a new standard for relaxation. Men’s and women’s facilities include a sauna, eucalyptus steam room, and a saltwater whirlpool. Guests enjoy an unrivaled location steps away from the beach and a short stroll to the iconic Huntington Beach Pier. Bask in endless activities under the radiant Southern California sun. Then, return to Paséa for a delectable California coastal-inspired meal and a craft cocktail on the rooftop Treehouse Lounge.

Spa Pechanga, Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula

Spa Pechanga, Healthy Living + Travel

Inspired by the Indigenous Pechanga people’s reverence for native botanicals, Spa Pechanga integrates nature’s healing powers to inspire mindfulness and well-being. Pechanga Resort Casino boasts consistent AAA Four-Diamond status since 2002, reflecting its top-notch quality and service. With a vast casino floor housing over 5,400 slot machines and 152 table games, alongside luxurious hotel accommodations, expansive event spaces, a tropical pool complex, and a renowned golf course, guests are offered a comprehensive and unforgettable experience.

Spa Terra at The Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa

Spa Terra at The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley, Spas of America

The world’s first underground spa, Spa Terra at The Meritage Resort & Spa, is on a private vineyard. It is located 40 feet below the surface and features steam grottos, soaking pools, and lavish treatment rooms, reflecting the resort’s Mediterranean inspiration and wine lover’s focus. The resort blends relaxed elegance with warm hospitality to bring you the ultimate Wine Country experience. Guests can participate in weekly yoga and fitness classes, vineyard hiking and wine-tasting.

Sunstone The Spa at Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage

Sunstone Spa, Agua Caliente Casino Resort, Spas of California, Spas of America

Drawing inspiration from Greek mythology, Sunstone, the Spa at Agua Caliente, brings life, positive energy, and abundance to the heart of the Palm Springs region. Inspired by the desert landscape, the spa offers over 10,000 square feet of relaxation, fitness, and health. The AAA Four Diamond resort was designed to capture the natural beauty of the surrounding desert and mountain scenery. The 16-story AAA Four Diamond resort provides the ultimate getaway with its winning casino floor, incredible outdoor pools, live entertainment, and award-winning steakhouse.

Over 150 California Spas!

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