Valentine’s Day is traditionally the commemoration of celebrating love. Whether that love is with someone close to you or showered upon yourself, honor the day of hearts with an indulging spa treatment.
Hours: Mon 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Tues-Fri 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
The Spa Luce exquisite couple’s suite is a private sanctuary where you and your Valentine will escape to a series of tranquil treatments. The couples massage provides side-by-side massages (60 or 90 minutes) and ends with a 30-minute warm bath in the light therapy soaking tub filled with a blend of fragrant essential oils.
Hours: Daily 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Who needs Calgon to take you away when you can get lost in The Enclave at the Hotel-Bel Air Spa by La Prairie? This couple’s hideaway features a 570 plus square foot sprawling private suite, shower, bathtub and shaded patio with soothing waterfall and outdoor seating. Book the “Suite Couples Rendezvous” or the “Suite serenity for Two;” both include facials and massages.
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Hours: Sun 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Mon – Fri 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sat 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
At The Spa Loft, couples can unwind for over two hours during “Two’s Company,” which includes an aromatherapy spa loft massage for two, happy feet treatments and The Spa Loft classic facials. Each treatment room has its own temperature and music controls to set the tone of your romantic getaway. Spa-goers can also take advantage of the Whisper Lounge for healthy snacks, bottled waters, reading and snoozing.
Hours: Mon – Sat 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Bliss Spa translates its 15 years of beauty expertise into pampering Angelenos at the W Los Angeles in Westwood. Valentines can take advantage of the W Hotel and enjoy ‘BIP’ status, including poolside “Blissages.” According to its website, this includes a Bliss Los Angeles exclusive, retail Bliss-counts and priority booking. To prepare for an evening of romance, book the Fabulips Treatment; a treatment that exfoliates parched lips with a gentle peel, plumps them to perfection with a firming collagen mask and a lip wax to make sure your kisser isn’t boasting a ‘stash.
Hours: Mon – Fri 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sat – Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
If you’re single or re-cooping from a recent breakup, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about mushy romance. Celebrate singledom with Dtox Day Spa’s New Beginning treatment – the perfect way to indulge, whatever your “status” is. The New Beginning includes a custom massage and skin renewal wrap that will surely make you forget what’s his name.
Hours: Daily 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Happy Feet Salon for your body is like the Dry Bar is for your hair. Inexpensive, but thoroughly indulging, the one-hour foot massage includes shoulders, neck, back and arms. For a little bit more money, your masseuse will give those aching legs some love as well. When you purchase five gift cards, you get one free.
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