Desert Hot Springs - A Spa For Every Soul
By Corie Maue for Temecula Night Out
In a fast paced world, our souls long to slow down, even for a day or two, and rejuvenate. We need to unplug, disengage and just plain rest, but how and where? The answers lie just an hour east of the Temecula Valley in Desert Hot Springs.
As not every soul seeks respite in the same way, Desert Hot Springs offers close to 30 different destinations to suit all types. Built on naturally occurring mineral water bubbling up from the earth, each spa is designed to relax and restore travelers from around the world. Add stunning views of the Cochella Valley and you have a must-go destination right in our backyard.
For the Retro Soul: Aqua Soliel Hotel and Mineral Water Spa. A larger hotel newly renovated in a funky retro style, the Aqua Soliel features amenities like in suite Jacuzzi pools that accommodate up to 15 people, spa services and a full restaurant and lounge. Perfect for a family retreat or girls weekend away.
For the Dog Lovers Soul: Dog Spa Resort. If you cannot imagine your weekend without your best friend, bring him along! The Dog Spa features doggie beds and bowls in each of its immaculately decorated rooms. Dogs are welcome in the pool and courtyard area and the Dog Spa provides dog treats and a place for your furry friend to play.
For the Zen Soul: The Spring Resort and Spa. Peaceful grounds, beautifully appointed rooms and three glorious mineral pools await. With a Finnish Fire Sauna and a wide variety of restorative spa treatments, The Spring offers even the most experienced spa-goer something to look forward to.
For the Risque Soul: Areolas Spa and Resort. This clothing optional resort features private grounds with a large mineral pool, festive bar area and playful tiki decor. Areolas is "designed to take you away from your hectic life, and escape to enhance the intimate relationship with your partner."
For the Exclusive Soul: Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa. Known as the spa to the stars, this resort features acres of immaculately manicured grounds and a wide variety of unique spa treatments designed to restore the body and soul. A restaurant, boutique and several mineral pools ensure that this oasis will be ready to meet any need.
For the Wellness Soul: The Nurturing Nest. Operated by a Psychologist and a Chiropractor & Holistic Health Practitioner, this retreat is popular the world over for those looking to make a personal breakthrough. The five day program features customized treatments, hikes, yoga, meditation and a fast. The comfortable, minimalist surroundings and mineral pools support the process. Also a popular destination for Yoga retreats and traditional get aways, this 7 room boutique hotel encourages guests to leave their cares behind and emerge a new person.
For the Luxury Soul: El Morocco Inn & Spa. Featuring fabrics and decor hand selected in Morocco, this spa transports the visitor to a world of luxury and decadence. Lavish continental breakfast and nightly Happy Hours by the hot and cool mineral pools encourage conversation and relaxation. Full spa services and custom California King "Dream Deeply" beds will have guest dreaming of their return to El Morocco.
The Cochella Music Festival Finishes up this weekend, April 20-22, so it is a perfect excuse to head out and find your perfect spa. For more information about other spas and things to do in Desert Hot Springs, click HERE. May your body and soul find rest and rejuvenation there.
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