The oceanfront gem of Long Island is a haven for relaxation seekers – and the options extend beyond its beautiful stretches of sand to the city’s numerous indulgent day spas.
Located in southern California, the coastal city and port is a veritable waterfront playground, packed full of great activities and attractions centred around its idyllic beaches. On dry land, the city also has several day spas where you don’t need to be a member to enjoy the amenities. If you’d like to pamper yourself during your Long Beach stay, we’ve picked out 5 of the best day spas the city has to offer.
Joseph Christopher For Beauty and Wellness
Situated close to the 4-mile beachfront at Ocean Beach Park, Joseph Christopher for Beauty & Wellness is a great spa for those seeking cosmetic treatments designed to make you look great, with a huge number of beauty services available. But there’s also a strong wellness focus, with several therapies that concentrate on key areas of the body while delivering a sensory journey for guests through the inhalation of aromas. Among the spa’s most popular treatments are chakra massages, foot reflexology, botanical and exfoliation facials, and body wraps and polishes.
Resplendent Day Spa
Arriving into Long Beach by plane? Where better to head after a flight than a rejuvenating spa. Just minutes from Long Beach Airport, Resplendent promises to enliven your senses through ancient healing arts, delivering serenity, soothing the body and refreshing the mind. Guest can pick from a variety of treatments, from facials, hair removal, manicures and pedicures to body scrubs, polishes and massages customised to your individual needs. The spa also specialises in Arvigo Maya Therapy, founded upon ancient Maya healing techniques that help to improve the function of your reproductive and digestive systems.
Self-proclaimed trailblazers in changing the perception of spas, Spavia want to ensure the spa experience is no longer a costly luxury and is for anyone wanting to relax, recentre and renew. Featuring resort-like amenities, including plush robes, sandals, warmed aromatherapy neck pillows and relaxing retreat rooms, the guest experience is personalised to your tastes and needs. Whether you desire a soothing massage or a rejuvenating body wrap, specialists are on hand to deliver. Turn back the clock with a nourishing facial and finish your spa day with an all-natural beauty treatment, ensuring you depart with a spring in your step and looking – and feeling – your best.
Groupon currently offers discounts of up to 40% at this spa. They also offer reductions for many other Long Beach spas. Check Groupon.com
A fixture on Long Beach’s spa scene for over 15 years, Healing Oasis is dedicated to the task of restoring your health and inner peace while giving you the highest quality spa services possible. Focussed on organic facials, guests can treat themselves to an award-winning organic skincare line that delivers great results using organic products bursting with juicy pulp, seeds and herbs. Services are designed to address a variety of skin concerns such as premature ageing and wrinkling, sun damage, loss of vitality, tone and radiance, with licensed estheticians recommending facials specifically created to suit your needs.
Maple Day Spa
Nestled inland in Lakewood Village, a neighbourhood in the northeast portion of Long Beach, Maple Day Spa prides itself on providing a clean, welcoming and comfortable environment for visitors seeking a day of relaxation. With a wide range of massage available, a licensed therapist aims to alleviate the stresses and pains of everyday life, sending you off with renewed vigour and plenty of energy to enjoy all that Long Beach has to offer. The spa also offers facials, waxing, and body detox sessions catering to anyone looking to improve the condition of their skin.