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The Best Spas in Monterey/Carmel

The Spa at Pebble Beach in Pebble Beach, California

Experience the romance of Monterey and Carmel's seascapes, vineyards and golf courses at one of these luxury spas. Pamper yourself in style at the world-famous Pebble Beach Resort or hide away among the sun-kissed vineyards of Bernardus Lodge. Let the nature-based therapies and beauty of your surroundings melt away your worries as you enjoy the tranquility of California's Central Coast.

Monterey/Carmel Spa Guide

The pool at Spa at Bernardus features private cabanas and custom furnishings

Spa at Bernardus
Bernardus Lodge & Spa
415 W. Carmel Valley Rd.
Carmel Valley, CA 93924

From couples and corporate retreats to hypnotherapy and moonlight yoga, this full-service haven promises to rejuvenate mind, body and soul.

Book your retreat at the Spa at Bernardus official website

Relax with a therapeutic bath at Spa on the Plaza

Spa on the Plaza
Portola Hotel & Spa
201 Alvarado St.
Monterey, CA 93940

With over 60 signature treatments, Spa on the Plaza relaxes guests with services such as myoxy caviar and aromatherapy facials, tropical salt-mousse scrubs and coconut balm massages.

Explore different spa packages at the Spa on the Plaza official website

Rejuvenate with a relaxing massage at The Spa at Pebble Beach

The Spa at Pebble Beach
The Lodge at Pebble Beach
1518 Cypress Dr.
Pebble Beach, CA 93953


Nestled within the Del Monte Forest, this sanctuary offers a unique water experience, body treatments, facials and gentlemen's services, including a pre-golf warm-up and post-golf therapy.

Find out about more services at The Spa at Pebble Beach official website



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