Hollywood is a state of mind. Impossibly gorgeous film and TV stars. Red carpet looks that wow. Serious pampering. Celebrity, success and luxury–and some of the most glam spas in the world. Here are six glamorous spa escapes that we think L.A. insiders would like to keep a secret.
The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles
When you hear the name Ritz-Carlton, you know a stellar experience is just inside the spa door. First, the Ritz-Carlton Spa Los Angeles evokes the glamour and cosmopolitan vibe of Tinsel Town. Second, its crystal and glass décor sets the stage for a stunning array of spa services. Finally, signature treatments such as the Champagne and Shimmerbody or the Red Carpet Ready package are the true meaning of “Hollywood Glam.”
During a visit, enjoy a full suite of massage services from couples to prenatal.
The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
Secondly, Not all celebs live and play in L.A. or Beverly Hills. Orange County, just south of L.A., has been a favorite escape for the famous long before Gwen Stefani recorded “Orange County Girl.” A prime location, The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel , one of the most luxurious seaside resorts in the U.S., offers every imaginable spa experience set to the rhythm of the surf. Self-indulgence at its best.
Formerly named among the top 100 spa resorts in the U.S. by Condé Nast’s 2012 reader poll, the spa houses 12 treatment rooms, features tranquil water to add to the soothing sensory experience. A full service resort with golf facilities, this destination is great for a family or a couples getaway. Additionally, the resort spa provides a full portfolio of salon services from alpha-hydroxy facials to body scrubs.
OLEHERICKSEN FACE/BODY SPA is tucked away in the heart of trendy West Hollywood. A tranquil sanctuary, this spa is known for ultimate luxury and is no secret to stars like Charlize Theron and Ellen Degeneres. Along with the five-star service, the spa is committed to synergy with nature. It’s signature massage and spa favorite is the Return to Nature. Daily, this Swedish or deep tissue massage is combined with warm, certified organic, nutrient rich massage oil. Healing jade rollers, a treasured anti-aging tool from the 7th century, will glide across the face releasing tension and allergies. Additionally, the spa plants 50 trees for each Return To Nature performed.
Larchmont Sanctuary Day Spa
Another Spafinder favorite is the Larchmont Sanctuary Day Spa. Traditionally housed in a 100-year-old bungalow, just minutes from Paramount Pictures, it lies in L.A.’s historic Larchmont Village. In the Garden Bungalow or Cabana, guests indulge in a full range of massage, facials, waxing, and body treatments. Part of the signature treatments, Illuminating detox treatments and Jade stone massages relax you mind, body and soul. Complimentarily, all services include Natural and organic ingredients.
Dtox Day Spa
Lastly, discover insider spa secrets like “Best of LA Winner” Dtox Day Spa in Los Feliz. Dtox’s treatments go far beyond pampering. With 7,000 square feet and 7 treatment rooms, there’s plenty to explore. Delve into traditional massage choices as well as science infused treatments like hydrafacials and oxygen facials. Also tailored for couples and bridal parties, there’s a fit for everyone here. A combination of Asian Minimalism and industrial feel, relax, refresh and restore at this facility.
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