The 10 Best Spas in Napa Valley

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  • by HANA-LEE SEDGWICK
  • on JULY 28, 2023
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Napa Valley is known for its world-class wine, luxury accommodations, and myriad fine dining options, but it’s also a prime destination for R&R. Lavish spas with rejuvenating body treatments abound in all parts of the valley, so whether you’re seeking a mud bath in Calistoga, a massage in a cave in Napa, or a relaxation treatment just steps from your hotel room, you’ll have your choice of options. When you’re ready to get pampered, here are 10 of the best Napa spas to visit.

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Lodging / Calistoga

Dr. Wilkinson’s Backyard Resort & Mineral Springs

Drawing guests to enjoy its healing mineral waters since 1952, the recently revamped Dr. Wilkinson’s remains a premier destination in Calistoga — now with a more playful, retro spirit. While the entire resort lives and breathes wellness, the on-site spa is the ultimate destination for serious relaxation seekers. Here, you’ll find four mud baths, three mineral-rich hot springs pools, CBD treatments, and aromatherapy experiences, all set amidst a serene garden setting.

Treatment to Note:

You can’t miss out on experiencing a Mud Bath Treatment, perfected by Dr. Wilkinson over 70 years ago, and The Works remains among the most popular. Featuring a volcanic mud facial mask, salt-infused mineral bath treatment, steam, blanket wrap, and 60-minute massage, this two-hour experience is truly spectacular, ridding the body of toxins while allowing your mind to embrace true serenity.

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Lodging / St Helena

Meadowood Napa Valley

Meadowood Napa Valley has been the pinnacle of Wine Country luxury for decades, and its refined yet understated elegance continues to draw visitors to its picturesque property near St. Helena. Wellness seekers won’t want to miss a visit to the tranquil Spa at Meadowood. Designed with serenity in mind, with natural open spaces, a plunge pool, and soothing water features, the calming space features extra large treatment suites with in-room steam showers and lounge areas, making it easy to find a moment to relax before and after your treatment.

Treatment to Note:

Book a treatment in the Tree House Retreat, which is partly open to the elements and features a fireplace and hand-hammered copper tub. The Tree House Oligomer Sea Salt bath is an especially balancing way to fortify the mind and body.

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Spas / St Helena

Spa Alila Napa Valley

At the heart of the luxurious Alila resort in St. Helena lies a haven of tranquility: the Alila Spa. Even if you're not basking in the comforts of the resort overnight, the spa welcomes day visitors to journey into a world of relaxation and rejuvenation through a variety of thoughtful treatments. Drawing inspiration from age-old healing traditions and the splendor of nature's offerings, each therapeutic face and body treatment is a fusion of nature and artistry aimed to restore the balance between mind and body and invoke a state of pure bliss.

Treatment to Note:

Designed to help align your body and renew your spirit, the signature Alila Massage takes an East-meets-West approach to whole body wellness. Using slow, deep movements to reset your Qi and release energetic restrictions, the treatment then incorporates facial acupressure using Alila’s custom massage oil to encourage a natural glow from within.

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Spas / Napa

Spa Terra at The Meritage Resort

Located at the Meritage Resort and Spa at the southern end of Napa, Spa Terra is a special place to relax and unwind in Wine Country. Situated in an underground Estate Cave, Spa Terra’s unique setting is both quiet and secluded, allowing one to fully embrace a sense of calm and introspectiveness. Choose from a variety of aromatherapy-enhanced massages and facials, couples’ packages, and seasonal specials, then sink into a state of inner tranquility before retreating to the pool for a cleansing dip post-treatment.

Treatment to Note:

The cave-inspired Cave Stone Massage is truly unique in that it uses heated basalt river stones and warm oil to increase circulation and balance the central nervous system, leaving you with an increased sense of well-being.

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Spas / Napa

Spa at Carneros

Surrounded by pristine views of the Napa countryside, Carneros Resort and Spa epitomizes the laid-back vibes of Wine Country, and its on-site, guest-only spa is no exception. Offering an extensive selection of traditional and specialty skin and body treatments, each inspired by the natural abundance of Wine Country, The Spa at Carneros is the perfect place to sink into a deep state of relaxation and kiss your worries goodbye.

Treatment to Note:

The resort’s CBD Massage is a go-to for easing pain or discomfort, using local lavender to relax and calm the mind and a blend of full-spectrum CBD and herbs to relieve tension and reduce inflammation.

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Spas / Napa

The Spa at Silverado Resort

Located inside a Napa Valley classic, the Spa at the Silverado Resort is a top destination for wellness aficionados. Offering a wide range of skin and body treatments, including massage, skincare, hair and waxing services, as well as treatments specific for men, the Spa at Silverado truly has something for everyone. Deluxe facilities and amenities, including the sauna, steam room, lap pool, and whirlpool, are available for guests to use with the purchase of a treatment, but people not staying at the resort can also have access during the week (for a fee).

Treatment to Note:

For something a little different, try the 7 Chakra Balancing Massage. This healing treatment incorporates a sound bath as well as seven unique aromatherapy oil blends targeted on the seven chakras, to balance energy and leave you feeling utterly at peace.

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Spas / Calistoga

Spa Solage

The motto of this Napa Valley getaway is “Detox, retox, repeat” – one visit and it’s easy to see why. The award-winning, 20,000-square-foot Spa Solage is inspired by the thermal waters of Calistoga, and treatments include revitalizing mud and mineral water therapies as well as seasonally-focused massage specials. At the center of the spa, the Bathhouse features five geothermal pools with temperatures ranging from icy cold to steaming hot. Use this bath ritual to stimulate circulation and restore health.

Treatment to Note:

While most spa experiences take place during the day, The Starlight at The Bathhouse is something you and your significant other will want to stay up after hours for. Taking place under the stars at night, this uber-private experience allows couples to restore and connect in a truly memorable way. Enjoy a customized mudslide experience for two with a candlelit rose petal bath, a bottle of sparkling wine, chef prepared bites for two, and a delicious dessert for the ultimate R&R&R – rest, relaxation, and romance, that is.

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Spas / Yountville

B Spa at Bardessono Hotel

Ready to melt your tension away? Look no further than B Spa, located at the exquisite and eco-friendly Bardessono Hotel & Spa in Yountville. Bespoke seasonal offerings range from body scrubs to hot stone massages to aromatherapy treatments, all of which incorporate ingredients hand-picked from Bardessono’s on-site organic garden. Even more, massages can be enjoyed within the spa center or in the privacy of your guest room, creating an inviting spa experience tailored to your preferences. Regardless of the skin or body treatment/s you choose, no doubt you’ll be left feeling totally blissed out from head to toe.

Treatment to Note:

Fitting for Wine Country, the Napa Vino Polish Body Glow Treatment is a unique body scrub that incorporates locally-crushed grape seeds, oil, natural salts, and lavender to restore your glow and leave you feeling majorly refreshed.

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Lodging / Yountville

Hotel Yountville

Situated on the southern end of Yountville, Hotel Yountville is a serene place to rest your head in Wine Country, but to really up the ante on the relaxation factor, don’t miss a visit to their on-site spa. Conveniently located near the pool (perfect for taking a post-treatment dip), the spa features a variety of services meant to rejuvenate the mind and body. While individual treatments are a delight, three couples’ spa suites – featuring hydrotherapy tubs, Swiss showers, and fireplaces – make this the ultimate place to unwind with your significant other. Regardless of the service you go with, be sure to visit the TARA Wellness aromatherapy bar cart beforehand to create a personal oil blend from the various formulas – each designed to help with things like sleep, stress, energy, and balance.

Treatment to Note:

The spa offers special treatments designed around the needs of each season, so be sure to take advantage. The Couples Retreat Vinotherapy Ritual is especially fitting for Wine Country, featuring an aromatherapy bath for two and a glass of sparkling wine, followed by a romantic, side-by-side massage.

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Spas / Calistoga

MoonAcre Spa & Baths

Located at the Calistoga Motor Lodge, MoonAcre Spa is a modern, youthful version of the classic Calistoga bathhouses of the 1880s. Here, the Spa’s fun-loving spirit is evident throughout its services, like the playful mud painting experience, and its communal areas, such as the co-ed steam room. No need to be a guest at Calistoga Motor Lodge to experience MoonAcre, as day passes are available and include access to the spa garden and mineral pools.

Treatment to Note:

Try the MoonAcre Mud Bake, Bath & Massage for a unique spin on the typical mud bath ritual. It all starts with a salt soak in one of the clawfoot bathtubs before painting your skin with mineral-rich mud. After rinsing off in an outdoor rain shower, you’ll get to enjoy a massage and steam.

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