1401 South Oak Knoll Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106
And the award goes to: Set at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, the Langham Huntington, Pasadena, is the definition of elegance, with such VIP amenities as the Huntington Spa and Chuan Body + Soul, historic ballrooms, cottages with European-style influences, fresh California cuisine, and 20-plus acres of manicured gardens.
What leaves us seeing stars: Chuan Body + Soul’s Tao of Detox ritual, a combination of a full-body exfoliation, laminara algae wrap, acupressure massage, and Sea & Senses Facial, will leave you feeling completely cleansed. 2 hrs 30 mins; $350 (single), $630 (couple)
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