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Smooth Operators

March’s springtime spa specials aim to smooth, detox, and turn back the clock.

Carolyn Patten Health & Wellness

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Relaxation is the name of the game at the Spa at Westin Mission Hills, with a cozy, quiet place to chill in between luxury services.

Well, we can wish, can’t we? And when we add top spa treatments to that wish for smoother skin, more relaxed muscles, and a more energized outlook, the result is sure to be glow-worthy.

Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa — Rainbow Road Massage uses heated stones, gentle massage techniques and Rainbow Road body butter from Farmhouse Fresh, a blend of shea butter, jojoba and soybean oils scented with coconut and Bartlett pear. A little glitter is always good to perk up a weary visage and Nanogold Repair Facial aims for an immediate payoff in glowing skin.

With its new Skinceuticals and Babor treatments, Spa La Quinta at La Quinta Resort & Club has its focus on firming and anti-aging. The Age-Defying Laser & Antioxidant Treatment stimulates the skin’s natural healing processes to generate new collagen for a smoother, more youthful complexion. With the ReVersive Anti-Aging Facial, look for a more lifted look and fewer fine lines. Need a bouncier, more toned effect? The Ultra-Lifting Refiner Facial utilizes a mild peel with glycol and lactic acids to banish dead skin cells and reveal a more resilient and refined complexion.

Through April, The Spa at Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa is spotlighting a Springtime Renewal Massage and Even Brighter Facial. The facial uses exfoliating peptides, antioxidants, and botanical extracts along with the Luma Pro C Serum to target the aging effects of sun damage. It promises a dramatic reduction in the appearance of wrinkles. The spa’s Citrus Body Glow Scrub Revive works on revving up circulation and polishing the body with a concoction of nourishing, exfoliating, and antioxidizing ingredients. For a finishing touch, the Lime & Lemongrass Mani/Pedi provides a lime and lemongrass-scented exfoliation and softening callus removal topped off with hydrating lotion.

Plan on an evening of spa treatments, entertainment, cocktails and snacks March 16 for the annual Spa, Sip & Savor event at Spa Las Palmas at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort. A portion of the evening’s proceeds benefit FIND Food Band in Indio, and guests can save $5 off their tickets by bringing donated canned goods on the day of the event. It’s a good time to book the Touch of Bliss Spa Package staycation — one 50-minute spa treatment per stay with a choice of therapeutic massages, facials, scrubs and wraps.

Eminence is one of the many specialty product lines featured in treatments at Spa Las Palmas.

Another good option for staycationing this month is the Desert Escape Package at Two Bunch Palms, which offers a $100 resort credit for any two-night stay.

Tennis season calls for extra TLC, and Agua Serena Spa at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa has upgraded its Masters of Mud wrap from 50 to 80 minutes during March. This body scrub/wrap combination uses active marine mud to detoxify and sooth sore muscles, and includes a cleansing shower and application of rich body milk. Also during March, guests who purchase a 50-minute treatment will receive 10 percent discount in the Fila Pop-Up Shop.

The Spa at Colony Palms Hotel is also catering to weekend warriors with the Too Much Tennis Massage, using Epicuren products with arnica and healing herbs to smooth skin and relive muscle soreness.


Agua Serena Spa at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells 92210

The Spa at Colony Palms
572 N. Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs 92262

Spa La Quinta at La Quinta Resort & Club
49499 Eisenhower Drive
La Quinta 92253

Spa Las Palmas at Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
41000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage 92270

The Spa at Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
71333 Dinah Shore Drive
Rancho Mirage 92270

Sunstone Spa at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa
32250 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage 92270

Two Bunch Palms
667425 Two Bunch Palms Trail
Desert Hot Springs 92240