The Watsu pool at the Riviera Palm Springs

Palm Springs Spas

For Angelenos and international visitors alike, Palm Springs and its environs are the "ultimate desert playground." The area's natural hot springs have long been drawing wellness seekers, from Hollywood stars in the 1920s to Coachella festival-goers, families and couples craving a rejuvenating escape. Here are some of GAYOT's hot tips for soothing spas.

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Decompress with yoga at Agua Serena Spa inside the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa

Agua Serena Spa

44600 Indian Wells Ln. (Hwy. 111) Indian Wells CA 92210 U.S.

Find well-rounded treatments that help you relax while improving your overall well being.

A treatment room at Azure Spa at the Riviera Palm Springs

Azure Spa

1600 N. Indian Canyon Dr. (Vista Chino) Palm Springs CA 92262 U.S.

This spa is 11,000 square feet of luxury.

Enjoy some "me time" at Estrella Spa at the Avalon Hotel and Bungalows Palm Springs

Estrella Spa

415 S. Belardo Rd. (E. Ramon Rd.) Palm Springs CA 92262 U.S.

Experience therapies that are truly illuminating.

The pool at PSYC Spa at Parker Palm Springs

PSYC Spa

4200 E. Palm Canyon Dr. (S. Cherokee Wy.) Palm Springs CA 92264 U.S.

Check out this chic spa that combines old-world etiquette with modern-day flair. 

A peek inside The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Rancho Mirage

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Rancho Mirage

68900 Frank Sinatra Dr. (CA-111) Rancho Mirage CA 92270 U.S.

Holistic therapies help guests get on the path to wellness.

The pool and gardens at Spa Esmeralda at Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa

Spa Esmeralda

44-400 Indian Wells Ln. (Rte. 111) Indian Wells CA 92210 U.S.

A serene environment and refreshing treatments are what await lucky spa guests.

Escape the stresses of daily life at Spa La Quinta

Spa La Quinta

49-499 Eisenhower Dr. (Avenida Fernando) La Quinta CA 92253 U.S.

This property has been around since 1926.

The pool at Spa Las Palmas

Spa Las Palmas

41-000 Bob Hope Dr. (Follensbee St.) Rancho Mirage CA 92270 U.S.

You'll forget you're in the desert with the nourishing therapies offered here.

A treatment room at Spa at Westin Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California

Spa at Westin Mission Hills

71333 Dinah Shore Dr. (Ramon Rd.) Rancho Mirage CA 92270 U.S.

A boutique-style spa that caters to your every pampering need.

The wet room at the Spa at Desert Springs

The Spa at Desert Springs

74855 Country Club Dr. (Desert Springs Dr.) Palm Desert CA 92260 U.S.

If you need a break from your daily routine, look no further.

Enjoy a treatment outdoors at Two Bunch Palms Spa

Two Bunch Palms Spa

67425 Two Bunch Palms Trl. (Verbena Dr.) Desert Hot Springs CA 92240 U.S.

Holistic treatments and fitness activities are some of this spa's highlights.

Improve your well being at We Care Spa in Desert Hot Springs, California.

We Care Spa

18000 Long Canyon Rd. Desert Hot Springs CA 92241 U.S.

Detox and cleanse in the desert.

The exterior of The Well Spa at Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa

The Well Spa

45000 Indian Wells Ln. (Hwy. 111) Indian Wells CA 92210 U.S.

Make a wish at this wellness sanctuary.