Top 4 Best California Spas
We all know how great a day at the spa can be for our stress levels, our self-esteem, our well-being and our overall health.

By Dan Taylor | Jul 28, 2017

We all know how great a day at the spa can be for our stress levels, our self-esteem, our well-being and our overall health. So, if you live in California or are planning to visit the area, these are the absolute best places to hit for a great, fulfilling and thoughtful day. And in California, you can not only get a mani, pedi and facial; you can also get some great activities. Let's get started!

4. Cal-a-Vie Health Spa
At this picturesque site, a real tribute to the French countryside, set in the middle of San Diego, you can hike, select a fitness or yoga class, practice deep water exercise or a barre workout. But don't worry, you can still partake of more traditional spa treatments, they also offer multi-night packages, golf, and tennis.

3. The Spa at Terranea
Heaven on earth in Rancho Palos Verdes complete with activities, saunas, whirlpools, steam rooms, fire pits, cold plunge pools and more activities. Hike the hills in Seaside Cycle, it's oceanfront to boot, outdoor yoga classes and an excellent Nature Gym that is a challenging obstacle course of drills and resistance training across this gorgeous 102-acre campus.

2. Esalen Institute
Get your body, mind, and spirit and soul back in balance in Big Sur. Reminiscent of the freewheeling 1960s, Esalen offers everything from bunk beds to suites complete with redwood decks offering views of the deep blue Pacific Ocean. Yoga, meditation, dance, hot springs integrated with the cliffs and more incredible views are on the menu at this retreat.

1. Ranch Malibu
You can't go wrong with beautiful Malibu! Lose weight with group fitness classes, weight training, a morning hike or yoga and then chill in the afternoon with a great massage and a nap. The menu is entirely vegetarian and free of caffeine, alcohol, glutens, sugars and even artificial sweeteners. Your new body will be detoxed, clean and you will have a fresh new perspective to face the next day.

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