Be Your Wellest in Greater Palm Springs
- Published: Tuesday, August 28th 2018
- in Travel & Play
So many spas. So many pools. So much pure pleasure! Since the earliest settlers discovered Palm Springs’ healing waters and sun-kissed climate, this magical region has been famous as an ideal environment for relaxation and wellness. Whether you enjoy hiking in ancient canyons, soaking in healing mineral baths, being pampered in stunning spas or just relaxing poolside, Palm Springs is a luxurious oasis where you can be your wellest.
Spa Like the Stars
Greater Palm Springs consists of nine resort cities. Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella; each is home to spas. Dozens offer every imaginable wellness experience.
Popular in the 1930s and today, celebrities flock to the area’s hot springs and relaxed at the world-class resorts. Renown for healing experiences, spas in Greater Palm Springs use natural ingredients that are unique to the desert region.
More than a Getaway
A spa day in Greater Palm Sprigs is more than an hour-long massage or a soothing facial. It’s a serene and luxurious escape that enhances your wellbeing. To make your stay especially healing, the Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau is kicking off Live Your Wellest, with special offers and events.
The Live Your Wellest celebration culminates with the Wanderlust Wellspring Festival, October 26-28, in Palm Springs. This one-of-a-kind wellness festival features workouts, hands-on treatments and inspirational workshops. All are led by the world’s foremost innovators, teachers, experts and socially conscious companies.
Where to Live Your Wellest
To live your wellest, check out the special programs and offers at world-class spa resorts on Spafinder. Here are three tempting examples:
- The stylish, eclectic, cool Azure Spa at the Riviera Palm Springs features a rare and expansive Watsu pool. Relax and rejuvenate with a range of healing massage therapies and deluxe facial treatments. Enjoy curated spa rituals, nourishing scrubs and wraps. Plus, relish the resort’s free spirited and playful vibe.
- The Ritz-Carlton Spa®, Rancho Mirage, offers a personalized, one-of-a-kind approach to wellness. It incorporates healing spa services, nutrition, exercise and stress reduction. The elegant spa features outdoor treatment rooms, with private terraces and natural rock outcroppings. Harmonize with the outdoors in outdoor showers, along with indoor/outdoor yoga and meditation spaces.
- The spa at the four-star, four diamond JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, includes a fitness center, eucalyptus steam rooms and saltwater lap pool. After the full-service salon and treatments, relax in the hammams, followed by a desert rain shower. This is an experience not to be missed.