SPA BUZZ: Best Spots in Los Angeles

While countless beauty experts and day spas may inhabit Los Angeles, wandermelon uncovers the top ones that Tinseltown has to offer.

Four Seasons Los Angeles Spa. Image courtesy Four Seasons

With the hustle and bustle of daily life, everyone could use a little rejuvenation. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day spa, therapeutic facial, or eco-friendly nail salon, Los Angeles offers a multitude of options. Here are our top picks:

Facials:  Four Seasons
Four Seasons Hotel, Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Spa
300 South Doheny Dr. , Beverly Hills. 310-273-2222
Located on the top floor of the Four Seasons hotel, this is one of the most exclusive spas in Los Angeles. Try the blissful Ananda facial for a reviving skin care treatment which uses organic products and relaxing Marma Point massage techniques. Following your treatment, grab a healthy but delectable bite to eat at the poolside Cabana Cafe.

Hands and Feet:  Recess Nail Salon
8408-B Beverly Blvd. 
Los Angeles, CA tel 323.782.9919
If you are looking to avoid the harsh smells and chemicals usually found in a nail salon, Recess is ideal for you. This halycon nail salon uses all-natural, organic products and offers pampering extra touches like infused foot soaks, heavenly scrubs, and a relaxing atmosphere.

Day Spa: Kinara
656 N. Robertson Blvd. Los Angeles. 310-657-9188
This Zen-like day spa, skincare clinic, and cafe offers clients an inviting atmosphere and some of the best massages and facials in Los Angeles. Each treatment was designed by founder Olga Lorencin-Northrup, and the spa menu includes custom facials, soothing wraps, healing massages, and redolent body scrubs. Snack on the healthy food from the café since most is sourced from local farmers’ market.

All Day Spa: Nitespa
490 Santa Clara Ave. Venice; 310 396 5122
This unisex lounge and spa located in a cozy beach bungalow on the corner of Abbot Kinney in Venice offers a full menu of pampering treatments for men and women, including waxing, massages, facials, and makeovers. Best of all, they are open from daytime until late night, so that must-have organic manicure at 9pm is always a possibility here.  Just call ahead to secure an appointment.

Wellness Spa:  Sea Wellness Spa, Casa Del Mar
Sea Wellness Spa
Casa Del Mar Hotel; 1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica; 310 581 5533
This intimate spa reflects the sophisticated design of the iconic Casa Del Mar hotel in Santa Monica while incorporating eco-friendly elements like bamboo-lined walls and sea tiles made from natural shells in muted ocean and sky hues. The tranquil space seduces the senses with four soothing treatment rooms, a couples room, yoga studio, and designer fitness room. Massage services include “Feel The Ocean Breeze,” which is doled out above the sea in one of the hotel’s poolside cabanas. Or try the “Sea Days Seaweed Wrap” to revitalize tired muscles and relieve stress with Voya’s 100%-certified organic seaweed wrap.

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