It doesn’t matter what time of year it is: going to the spa for a relaxing and rejuvenating experience is always in season. Wether you’re in need of a deep tissue massage in wine country or want to escape the bustle of the city with a soak in an aromatic tub, here are the hautest spas in San Francisco and it’s surrounding areas.
1 Cavallo Point Spa
Located in Sausalito underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, the Healing Arts Center and Spa at Cavallo Point is nestled beside a fragrant forest of pine and eucalyptus trees. The spa has an outdoor heated mediation pool and tea bar with exotic blends, from Mayan cacao to yogi-lime coladas. As for the treatments, there are plenty of options. Enjoy a sea kelp scrub that exfoliates and detoxifies or indulge in an ancient Thai massage with stretching and compressions. There’s also facials, acupuncture, and energy work.
601 Murray Circle Sausalito, CA 94965
2 The Nob Hill Spa
The Nob Hill Spa is the preferred resting place of many a San Franciscan socialite. It’s inside the Scarlet Huntington Hotel at the top of Nob Hill and features an indoor pool, saunas and steam rooms, a gym and private spa suite. The Italian blood orange salt scrub is an engaging and delightful body treatment, while the LED light therapy facial revives the skin with innovative technology. Other noteworthy treatments include the longevity nail care procedure which uses Indonesian products and the cleansing back treatment that will leave a gentleman’s back smooth, buff, and clean.
1075 California Street San Francisco, CA 94108
3 Remede Spa
When you walk into the Remede Spa at the St. Regis hotel in downtown San Francisco, it’s hard not to immediately feel relaxed. This all white oasis is 9,000 square feet a of pure sophistication. All beauty treatments are customized to meet each spa goers individual needs and any herbs that are used in the treatments are grown in the on-site treatment garden. There’s a 50-foot heated infinity pool, fitness center, and private trainer in case you want to work out pre-massage.
125 3rd Street San Francisco, CA 94103
4 Spa at Farmhouse
The Spa at Farmhouse Inn in Forestville, California focuses on farm to spa treatments with all of the produce locally grown and harvested right there on the property. For example, the warming ginger honey massage uses honey and ginger that are grown on the farm. This massage is filled with a luscious aroma that revitalizes the skin and enhances the immune system. The roll in the hay therapy offering is a couple’s experience that involves a spicy mocha scrub, outdoor rinse, warming herb and alfalfa treatment, and side-by-side massage.
7871 River Road Forestville, CA 95436
5 International Orange
If you regularly visit the spa and are a busy-about-town gal in the city, International Orange should be your spa of choice. International Orange is in Pacific Heights on Fillmore Street. It’s not just a spa, but also a yoga studio and lounge in which you can become a member. International Orange specializes in restorative remedies that encourage and promote the body’s natural healing capacities. We’re a fan of the custom enzyme boost facial. This fruit cocktail of enzymes helps get rid of dead skin cells leaving skin smoother, brighter, and firmer.
2044 Fillmore Street, 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94115