Calling all gal pals, best buddies, couples, and mom-daughter duos. Looking for a getaway that you can gab about with excitement? One that will foster fun memories? A real escape from life’s ho-hum or go-go-go pace?
You’re in luck. From “skinny boot camps” that reveal how to indulge guilt-free to adult-only camps designed to bring out your childlike nature, the hottest spa trend in the Coachella Valley focuses on desirable destinations where you gladly stay for a long weekend or up to two weeks.
Pack your luggage and prepare for mind-and-body tuneups that aim to make you feel healthier, calmer, and happier.
We scouted the spa scene and share with you five destination opportunities that illustrate the distinct offerings available in the desert.
The Real Skinny
The Well at Miramonte Resort and Spa in Indian Wells
Nurturing Mind and Body
Freedom Retreat at Nurturing Nest Mineral Hot Springs Retreat and Spa in Desert Hot Springs
Cast Off the Stress
Camp PSYC (Palm Springs Yacht Club) at the Parker Palm Springs
Detox Like Celebrities
We Care, a holistic health spa in Desert Hot Springs
Do Nothing At All
Bel Far Niente at Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa in Desert Hot Springs
Thaiyurveda Herbal Massage
brings the body into balance at the Spa Esmeralda at Renaissance Esmeralda
Bright Days Ahead
The destination spa scene expands this summer when renovation concludes at Desert Springs JW Marriott Resort & Spa. The Palm Desert resort spa will offer themed getaway packages. “We’re still developing our spa menu, but some unique features will include having your own private butler, your own private spa, and themed getaway packages you can enjoy for a night or a few nights,” says Bruce Taylor, director of spa operations.