California, forever known as the Golden State, has always been a dream wellness escape. From miles of diverse coastline, sun-baked deserts, and green acres of wine country, California offers diverse ways to soak up the sunshine and attain that California glow. Whether your goals include weight loss, fitness, anti-aging, or simple relaxation, Spas of California offers a wellness experience. Add in the natural beauty of the surroundings, unique cultural attractions, and pioneering spa cuisine, and you have year-round options for your health and wellness journey.

Serrano Spa at Yaamava’ Resort Casinio, HIghland

Yaamava Resort Spa architecture

Nestled amidst the picturesque San Bernardino Mountains, the Serrano Spa at Yaamava’ Resort & Casino provides a tranquil escape, drawing inspiration from the rich cultural heritage of the Serrano people. Offering a serene retreat, the spa channels the essence of nature, instilling a profound sense of balance and calm. Yaamava’ boasts 17 floors of rejuvenation, featuring a state-of-the-art fitness center equipped with spinning bikes, free weights, and advanced training machines. The resort’s inviting pool oasis, surrounded by indigenous trees, beckons guests to unwind in its clear waters or bask in the sun on poolside loungers.

Aarna Spa, Pasea Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach

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

Orange Country’s Aarna Spa at the Pasea Hotel & Spa sets a new standard for relaxation. Perched at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, this Balinese-inspired spa overlooks the golden coastlines with their impending swells beckoning surfers, visitors, and locals alike. Aarna Spa’s men’s and women’s facilities provide a sauna, eucalyptus steam room, and a saltwater whirlpool.

Spa Pechanga, Pechanga Resort Casino, Temecula

Spa Pechanga, Healthy Living + Travel

Southern California’s Spa Pechanga is inspired by the Indigenous Pechanga people’s reverence for native botanicals and the strength of the Great White Oak known as Wi’aasal. The spa integrates the healing powers of nature and the highest quality of service to inspire mindfulness and well-being. Connected to their roots, treatments invite you to calm the mind, nurture the body, and rejuvenate the spirit. Afterward, enjoy the large and exciting Pechanga Resort Casino, play the award-winning golf course, or relax by the tropical pools.

The Ashram, Calabasas

The Ashram, Spas of America

In the foothills of Southern California’s Santa Monica Mountains, The Ashram is a week-long deprivation overhaul that inspires cult-like devotion. Meals are served with chopsticks, encourage healthy behavior and small portions; bread, alcohol, coffee, and cigarettes are banned; there’s no internet, and the nearest taxi is miles away. The resort offers some of the best hiking in the region.

Sunstone The Spa at Agua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage

In Greek mythology, the sunstone was dedicated to the sun god, Helios, and was believed to bring life, positive energy, and abundance. Today, Sunstone, the Spa at Agua Caliente in the heart of the Palm Springs region, brings this philosophy to life with an amazing guest experience. Inspired by the desert landscape, Sunstone is over 10,000 square feet of relaxation, fitness, and health.

Spa Terra at The Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa Valley

Spa Terra, The Meritage Resort in Napa Valley, Healthy Living + Travel

Situated on a private vineyard at the southern tip of Napa Valley, the Meritage Resort offers a Tuscan-infused resort experience. Its Spa Terra is the world’s first spa to be developed entirely underground. Forty feet below the surface, steam grottos, soaking pools, water walls, and lavish treatment rooms with hand-wrought fixtures and custom tile work reflect the resort’s Mediterranean inspiration and wine lover’s focus.

Golden Door, San Marcos

Golden Door, Spas of America

Nestled between San Diego and Los Angeles, the prestigious Golden Door offers a transformative week-long retreat in a serene coastal valley. With only 40 intimate rooms and a four-to-one staff ratio, the carefully crafted seven-day program guides guests on a transformative odyssey to nurture mind, body, and spirit. The estate features top-notch facilities, including a gym, pools, exercise studios, and over 30 miles of private trails amidst awe-inspiring natural beauty. Golden Door provides 80 classes, personal training, farm-to-table meals, and daily massages, emphasizing rediscovery through fitness, wellness, mindfulness, nutrition, and empowerment.

The Spa at Wine & Roses, Lodi

The Spa at Wine & Roses, Spas of America

In the San Joaquin Valley, The Spa at Wine & Roses is set in picturesque Lodi wine country and offers guests a warm and inviting relaxation experience. It’s a place where “tranquility exists,” with spa services, especially for women, men, moms-to-be, and couples. Before or after treatments, guests lounge in the secluded courtyard surrounded by a gurgling fountain, waterfalls tumbling into warm and cool plunge pools, and a rock-walled co-ed steam room.

Wi Spa, Los Angeles

Discover a unique and authentic Korean spa experience at downtown Los Angeles’ Wi Spa. Come for a soak and stay for a treatment. Enjoy their extensive selection of modern, global spa services. Located in Koreatown, in the heart of the City of Angels, you’ll be transported worlds away by their hot and cold baths and specialty progressive sauna rooms.

Spa & Salon at The Del, Coronado

Spa at the Del Coronado, Spas of America

Discover the healing properties of the sea at San Diego’s Spa & Salon at The Del in Coronado. Offering a wealth of relaxing treatments and beauty therapies, including organic facials, luscious body scrubs, slimming wraps, and deep tissue massage. Enjoy the private terrace with a vanishing-edge pool overlooking the Pacific, which provides the ultimate therapeutic retreat.

The Spa at Séc-he, Palm Springs

The Spa at Sec-he, Woman, Healthy Living + Travel

Celebrate the sacred healing waters of the Agua Caliente Hot Mineral Spring in Palm Springs. This sprawling wellness space features men’s and women’s bathhouses, treatment rooms, a tranquility garden, a salon, a fitness room, and outdoor mineral pools. The Agua Caliente Hot Mineral Spring water that feeds The Spa at Séc-he is over 12,000 years old. It is truly unique, as it contains a mineral composition that has not been found anywhere else.

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