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Being by the beach is very relaxing, and nothing puts you in a vacation state of mind than enjoying a soothing spa treatment. The California coast has some incredible day spas with teams reading to pamper you. These are a few of our favorites.

The Spa Central Coast, Paso Robles


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You’ll find a little bit of everything at this Paso Robles day spa, from massages and waxing to other body treatments and wraps. They even offer yoga and pilates classes.

Pacific Skin Care, Santa Cruz


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Pacific Skin Care is located inside a cute beach cottage in Santa Cruz. Despite what the name indicates, they are a full service spa offering massages and slimming wraps along with facials and peels.

Pacific Waters Spa, Huntington Beach


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Located inside the Hyatt Regency, this luxurious spa is reminiscent of a warm Spanish-style estate. They have an extensive massage menu and also provide salon services like manicures and highlights.

Illuminate Spa & Boutique, Cayucos 


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You’ll find this spa nestled in the quaint beach town of Cayucos. The ambiance is casual but elegant, and when you’re finished getting pampered, you can shop. 

Mr. and Ms. Day Spa, Long Beach


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Need to relax in Long Beach? This inviting spa always has monthly specials, and for just $110, you can have a mini spa day that includes a full massage and short facial.

A Little Touch of Heaven, Newport Beach


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This heavenly spa is appropriately named. They offer a wide variety of treatments including hydrafacials, a highly coveted treatment used by many celebrities. They’ll even apply your makeup for $85.

Laguna Canyon Spa, Laguna Beach


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You’ll find Laguna Canyon spa just two miles from Main Beach, and this off-the-beaten path spa is a peaceful oasis. And they’re currently running an amazing Girlfriend Getaway package—for $125, you’ll enjoy side by side mineral footbaths and either a massage or a facial.

Alleviating Whispering Waters Day Spa, San Diego


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This spa is called “Aww,” and you’ll be saying “Ahh” after spending an afternoon there. Voted “Best Couple’s Massage in San Diego,” this place has a large menu of amazing spa treatments.