June 10, 2023

In the early days of Hollywood, stars often escaped the fast-paced lifestyle of Tinseltown and headed to the Palm Desert. Today, it’s not just Hollywood stars who turn to the desert oasis for a welcome reprieve. More and more people are flocking to Palm Spring’s luxe retreats and sublime spas to get away from it all. Check out our five favorite spas in Palm Desert for some R&R.

La Quinta Spa: La Quinta Resort & Spa

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The award-winning spa marries innovative technology and renowned skin care products to create an abyss of awe-inspiring treatments. Turn back the clock with the Reversive Anti-Aging Facial, which visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles. You’ll be able to soak amid the swaying palms in your own private garden tub, set to the backdrop of the Santa Rosa Mountains. End your visit by elevating the already Zen-like state with an outdoor yoga session.

The Well Spa: Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa

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The serene sanctuary nestled within historic citrus groves and picturesque mountains is a wish come true, and your desire takes flight the moment you enter the spa. Given a coin to toss into the wishing well upon entering, guests set their intentions for the day. Nine indoor treatment rooms and three outdoor relaxation areas offer an abundance of tranquility. Balance your body with the signature Himalayan Salt Stone Massage or spend time with a loved one enjoying side by side massages. But be sure to take a dip in the hot and cool soaking pools before leaving.

Agua Serena Spa: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort and Spa

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Encompassing body mind and spirit, Agua Serena takes a four-tier approach to wellness. Focusing on calming the mind, restorative treatments, invigorating movement, and nutritional wellness, this whole-body approach touches on all aspects of wellbeing. Experts coach guests on incorporating fitness habits and proper nutrition into their everyday life. A variety of custom massages range from restorative to relaxing.  Be sure to stop by the relaxation room and eucalyptus steam room before leaving.

Spa Esmeralda: Renaissance Indian Wells Resort and Spa

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Be whisked away to a tranquil haven at Spa Esmeralda. The 19 indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, calming waterfalls and lush gardens exude tranquility. Inviting décor and desert-inspired treatments beckon guests to leave stress far behind. Relaxing massages, rejuvenating facials and body treatments, like Lavender Dreams and the Organic Mud Purification reset your body, so you can take on the world.

Spa at Omni Rancho Las Palmas

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With more than 50 treatments to choose from, at the Spa at Omni Rancho Las Palmas, its hard to select only a few. Body wraps, massages, facials, and salon services restore the body, spirit, and mind. All the aromas used in spa treatments are 100 percent pure, blending healing flowers, plants, and herbs from the native California desert. Slip into a luxurious robe, step the steam room and bask in invigorating treatments.

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