Los Angeles is the center of America’s wellness industry and as a result it the best place to find a luxury spa to soak away the stresses of everyday life. Elite Traveler picks the eight best spas in Los Angeles that take health and wellness to the next level.
Ciel Spa, SLS Beverly Hills
A white-on-white, Philippe Starck-designed oasis, this sumptuous spa is the ultimate in luxury and is fully equipped with all the latest technology.
Five treatment rooms, herbal saunas, custom-designed massage beds outfitted with music therapy technology and scrumptious finger food prepared by chef José Andrés are enough to spoil the most experienced spa-goer. There is also a registered master barber on-site and the spa offers a range of bridal packages. Visitors are able to use the 24-hour fitness center, which includes Technogym equipment, and they have access to the altitude pool deck.
Book the Ultimate Detox package which includes Biologique Recherche’s Algae Detox Treatment to relax the muscles and improve microcirculation, followed by a 90-minute lymphatic drainage massage to promote oxygenation and circulatory functions. The final treatment is a Pearl Wellness Ultimate Anti-oxidant IV Therapy to replenish the body with essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and other natural organic compounds.