Between dips in the pool and hikes up the San Jacinto Mountains, visitors to Palm Springs need a retreat to sit back and relax. Luckily, California’s greater Palm Springs area has no shortage of first class resorts and boutique hotels with unique services to help guests find the calm they crave. We’ve compiled a list of the best spas in the Coachella Valley for guests to find everything from a Sunstone Massage to a Sea Salt Body Scrub during their Southern California getaway.
The Well Spa
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Located at Miramonte Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, the Well Spa focuses on an organic and natural way to find relaxation.
Services include the Precious Gemstone Facial, which uses 45 different crystals to rejuvenate the skin, and the Nutrient Mud Body Mask, which provides skin exfoliation and cleansing.
The spa also offers Raindrop Therapy, Sunstone Massage and the All-Natural Facial, which uses 95% organic products for hydration and rejuvenation. Check out the spa packages, including the All American, which mixes massage and facials for the ultimate pampering experience.
The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
With 16 treatment rooms, a fitness center, plunge pools and private terraces with views of the California desert, the spa at the Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage has an impressive list of services and amenities for guests.
Visitors can indulge in the Desert Escape Treat, a package which includes a choice of two of three treatments – the Relaxation Massage, Nourish Glow and the Custom Facial. The package is designed to relieve muscle pain and rejuvenate skin.
Treatments include the Coconut Body Polish and Facial, the Art of Wellness Massage and the Heal and Renew Facial.
Spa La Quinta
La Quinta, CA 92253
Located within the La Quinta Resort & Club, the Spa La Quinta mixes technological advancements with classic spa treatments for a rejuvenating spa day.
Treatments include HydraFacials, Cucumber Melon Swedish Massage and Desert Agave Nectar Body Therapy. The spa also offers the La Quinta Bath Ritual, which includes a soak in a private garden tub and the Find Your Zen Ritual, which includes a bath ritual, a dry brushing and a breathing ritual.
With four and a half stars on Tripadvisor, one reviewer said “If you ever wondered what it must feel like to be royalty, all you have to do is go to the Spa at La Quinta Resort.”
Palm Springs, CA 92262
With an outdoor jacuzzi, private courtyards, poolside lounges and six indoor treatment rooms, the Estrella Spa at the Avalon Hotel & Bungalows Palm Springs provides an ideal desert retreat.
Services include a Swedish or deep tissue signature massage, Sea Salt Body Scrub and Champagne Peel. Signature body treatments include the Turquoise Sage Mud Wrap, which uses wild sage and lavender to purify and calm the skin.
The spa also offers treatments using CAUSE+MEDIC skincare line, which uses CBD to nurture and refresh the skin.
Agua Serena Spa
Indian Wells, CA 92210
The Agua Serena Spa at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa offers guests individual services and packages to give guests a custom spa experience.
Packages include the Agua Serena Package, which mixes the Custom Therapy Massage and the Serena Skin Specifics Facial. The spa also offers a Couples Connection Package, which includes a soak in a private bath and a couples massage.
Individual services include the signature Cactus & Date Scrub, the Organic Antioxidant Cleanse facial and a Warm Fusion Massage.
The Spa at Desert Springs
Palm Desert, CA 92260
With a Finnish Sauna, Turkish Steam Room, Hammam services and an outdoor salt water pool, the Spa at Desert Springs offers a wide variety of services to guests at the luxury hotel.
Spa services include Desert Hot Stone, couples massage and Organic Microgreens Facial. The spa also offers multiple body treatments, including the Coconut Oils Body Scrub and the Aloe Vera Wrap.
To help recover from the desert sun, the spa offers Saving Face Hydration, Brightening Vitamin C Facial and the Desert Springs Custom Facials, which will target the guest’s specific skin concerns. The family-friendly spa also offers services specifically for teen guests.
The Desert Spa
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
The Desert Spa at the Two Bunch Palms provides an experience beyond the standard spa treatments, including a dip in the desert hot springs with mineral water, which flow from a 600-year-old spring.
Swimming in the desert hot springs relieves pressure, soothes muscle aches and repairs tissue damage.
Treatments include the Balancing Massage, Superfood Facial and a Good Herb CBD Wrap. The spa also offers mini retreats, including the Full Body Restore and the CBD Trinity.
Indian Wells, CA 92210
With 13,000 square-feet, 11 treatment rooms, eight treatment cabanas and a garden jacuzzi, the Spa Esmeralda at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa offers guests a lot of space for relaxation.
Treatments include Aroma Stone Therapy Massage, Deep Cleansing Facial and the Lavender Dreams Body Treatment.
The spa also offers a Wellness Mineral Soak, which mixes mineral water and aromatherapy to relieve pain, all while the guest sips champagne and eats chocolate.
Palm Canyon Resort Day Spa
2800 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264
The Canyon Spa, located at the Palm Canyon Resorts, offers guests a list of massages, facials and body treatments. The spa also offers a jacuzzi and poolside bar & grill for guests to relax before or after their treatment.
Services include Swedish and deep tissue massages, Glow Peel Facial and European Deep Cleansing Facial.
The spa also offers a list of exfoliations, including the De-Aging Tropical Mango and Ginger Lime Butter Scrub, and body wraps, including the Self Hearting Mud Wrap and Espresso Limon.
Spa Las Palmas
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Offering over 50 different treatments, the Spa Las Palmas at the Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort has a wide variety of services for guests to enjoy.
Treatments include the Signature Las Palmas Cactus Healing Massage, Las Palmas Hydrafacial and the Deep Clean Facial.
The spa also offers the Las Palmas Experience spa package, which includes the Guava Sugar Scrub, Las Palmas Cactus Healing Massage, Desert Mirage Custom Facial and the Classic Spa Pedicure.