A summer spent covered up in hibernation is not a summer well spent in San Diego. Some of the top local beauty spots know this to be true and have tailored new treatments to prove that skin should be in.
Embracing everything that summer stands for, these facials, massages, body wraps and manicures dispose of winter weariness and put a little pep in your step while refreshing and renewing. From a Papaya Lime Punch treatment at The Spa at Rancho Bernardo Inn to MoroccanOil Treatment at Spa L’Auberge or an Island Magic Ritual at the Catamaran Spa, score a unique summer spa special available at discounted rates for a limited time.
Discover new summer specials at San Diego spas
A Sure Bet! The Trifecta Package at Spa Gregorie’s
With racetrack season upon us, it’s time to put your best face forward and place your bets with confidence. Right before you head to the tracks, stop at Spa Gregorie’s across the street for the Trifecta Package. From July 1st through September, you can get racetrack-ready with a one-hour facial, a one-hour massage of choice, and a signature manicure or blowout (or men’s haircut) for $185 (reg. $248). Or to feel self-assured in backless, strapless and daring dresses, opt for the About Face facial system at Spa Gregorie’s to fix “bacne,” clogged pores and dehydrated skin. Instead of a standard facial, it’s the back that will be scrubbed ‘til smooth, featuring extractions, skin analysis and facial mask in addition to a hand and foot massage. The About Face facial system is priced at $165 (reg. $190).
Made Fresh Daily: Papaya Lime Punch at The Spa at Rancho Bernardo Inn
This summer, take your spa treatment how you take your food: fresh, natural and made just for you. New is the Papaya Lime Punch treatment, available for a limited time. The 80-minute package includes a refreshing Lime Scrub, Papaya and Cayenne Wrap and Coconut Verbena Massage served with a refreshing tropical beverage. This awakening indulgence is priced at $175. Add a summer glow with a bonus Coconut & Lime Zest facial, 50 minutes for $130. The Made Fresh Daily package emphasizes lasting results by providing a special “spa at home” body recipe and a “food at home” recipe by a culinary expert.
Island Magic Ritual at Catamaran Spa
Catamaran Spa, inspired by South Pacific and Asian healing traditions, features signature botanical-based products and dreamy treatments. Step into your exotic getaway with the Island Magic Ritual boasting a pineapple sugar cane body polish that deeply moisturizes and nourishes the skin. Next, you’ll sink into a relaxing soak in a pineapple coconut milk bath. Then, the body is enveloped in a warm perfecting mask, which contains a mix of several fruit acids and salicylic acid to sooth, protect and regenerate your skin. The experience is complete with a massage using pineapple infused body butter to lock in the moisture for perfectly hydrated and nourished skin. A 140 minute treatment is priced at $245 (reg. $275).
MoroccanOil Treatment at Spa L’Auberge
Spa L’Auberge embraces bright, sunlit spaces with a unique energy that reflects throughout the property and the spa menu. Summer calls for ultimate hydration, so strip down and soak in the benefits of MoroccanOil with this special treatment. The full-body ritual begins with a head and scalp process using MoroccanOil and mask, followed by a full body dry brush. Next, hands and feet are exfoliated by a luxurious Body Buff, and the experience is finished with a full body hot stone massage utilizing an intensive moisturizing Moroccan Gel. This 110-minute treatment is now on special for $210 (reg. $250).
Summer Sensation Package at Spa Aquazul
The Hilton San Diego Bayfront puts pampering on a pedestal at the hotel’s signature Spa Aquazul, offering a diverse selection of treatments and specials. The Summer Sensation Package rejuvenates the skin with a Sea Salt to Satin exfoliating treatment followed by a Radiant Glow Facial priced at $145 for a limited time (reg. $185). Another top choice is the Summer Getaway, an all-inclusive package that includes a rejuvenating 80-minute Hot Sea Stone Massage followed by a Radiant Glow Facial and completed with a Signature Spa Pedicure, enhanced with a champagne toast for $259 (reg. $330).
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