From spa beauty treatments to communal spas, San Francisco has a day spa for every need. Many of San Francisco's best hotels have pampering day and beauty spas devoted to specialty massages and facials, while San Francisco also offers well-kept day spa secrets. For hotel spas, the Huntington Hotel, perched atop Nob Hill, offers stunning views of San Francisco or for trendy treatments try the Bliss spa at the W Hotel. Uncover some of San Francisco best day spas at 77 Maiden Lane (on a charming side street off Union Square) for facials and beauty treatments. Or, tucked away in Japantown, Kabuki Spa is a traditional bathhouse flowing with cold and hot waters for total rejuvenation. San Francisco is a true treasure trove for massages, facials, beauty treatments, packages and some of the best day spas in the country.
San Francisco Day Spas
Aura Skin Spa
118 Columbus Ave., San Francisco CA 94133; Tel. 415.788.3800
Top-of-the-line skin treatments make Aura Skin Spa a reliable choice when seeking everything from IPL treatments to Botox. They also offer fillers to plump up lips for that starlet appeal, as well as Fraxel. This San Francisco medical spaís team of MDs is highly qualified, and the space is welcoming enough that itís easy to feel comfortable almost instantly.
845 Market St., San Francisco CA 94193; Tel. 415.694.7980
As elegant in appearance as one might expect from a high-end San Francisco day spa, Burke Williams Spa is a local favorite. Comfy slippers, cucumber slices, plush robes, fresh lemon water and deep soaking tubs give almost every client the feeling that they are royalty for the day. The treatments range from massages to herbal baths to paraffin treatments, with the focus remaining solidly on complete client satisfaction.
Cocoon Urban Day Spa
330 1st St., San Francisco CA 94105; Tel. 415.777.0100
Sparkling water and champagne flow into clientís glasses with parallel enthusiasm at Cocoon Urban Day Spa. In fact, with the fantastic array of treatments, personal care standards and attention to detail, this warm and cozy San Francisco day spa holds up its name well by leaving clientís wanting to curl up in its pampering confines for great lengths and emerge as something beautiful and relaxed.
534 Laguna St., San Francisco CA 94102; Tel. 415.552.7200
Soothing, healing sessions leave San Franciscanís raving when they leave EarthBody Advanced Therapies. This Hayes Valley Day Spa leans on ancient healing traditions to offer restorative bodywork, herbal rituals and care, and organic skin care to every client. Trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, Thai massage, myofascial release and more make up the menu of services.
2044 Fillmore St. 2nd Floor, San Francisco CA 94115
International Orange captures the spirit of purity, simplicity and tranquility in a spa concept that at once nourishes the soul and transforms the body with specialized beauty treatments, bodywork and yoga solutions to rejuvenate any spa lover. Visitors enter this second story spa and are immediately met with a white-styled modern but serene lobby with tons of natural sunlight and unique decor. One of the spa's stunning features is the dark Brazilian cherry wood floor set in contrast to the milk-white walls. International Orange encourages wellness as an ongoing lifestyle choice and therefore, offers an a la carte menu combining powerful therapies.
Stillpoint Wellness Center
1996 Union St., San Francisco CA 94123; Tel. 415.441.5659
With an office possessed of serenity and a lengthy menu of pampering treatments for the body, Stillpoint Wellness Center stands out. Combine a massage and a facial for an afternoon of bliss, or stop in on a rainy day to soothe sore muscles and achy joints. This San Francisco day spa is housed in a beautiful Victorian on Union Street in the Marina/Cow Hollow area, complementing the interior vibes nicely.
750 Kearny St., San Francisco CA 94108; Tel. 415.399.9700
Tru Spa is consistently named one of San Francisco's top day spas in beauty publications. This elegant oasis, near San Francisco's Chinatown, is a shrine to minimalism with an all-white decor and shiny bamboo floors. A unique feature is the Tropical Rainforest Room with sprinklers for a warm waterfall shower pre-beauty treatment. This San Francisco spa has a serene but modern ambience, perfect for the stressed-out visitor or San Francisco local looking for a spa escape.