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Best Day Spas In Orange County


Need a quick mani-pedi, a facial or a deep tissue massage? Or maybe you just need to find a serene, comforting place where you can unwind and get the star treatment. Or maybe your kids went back to school this week so you can finally take a moment for yourself. Whatever your needs, there are dozens of day spas in Orange County ready to cater to your beauty and health needs. Here's is a of ten of the best in the area.

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Total Body Care
154 Broadway
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 574-2400

The folks at Total Body Care, otherwise known as TBC, offer a homey and comfortable environment for their clients the minute they step inside. The staff at Total Body Care, offer massage therapy, facials, hair removal, peels, waxing as well as many specials including steam wraps and more.


BodyCentre Day Spa
660 Baker Street, Suite 101
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 668-9925

BodyCentre Day Spa has a few different locations throughout Orange County and doesn't just offer your usual facials, massages and treatments. The BodyCenter also offers colon hydrotherapy for clients who want to "feel good from the inside out". Come relax at the BodyCentre Day Spa and experience their massages as well as other services which will treat your body as if it is really a temple. Expect new options as well for a balanced lifestyle and you will feel better than you have in a long time. From massages to skin care, waxing, colon hydrotherapy and body treatments, this spa offers it all at reasonable pricing.


Spa Gregorie's
200 Newport Center Drive, Suite 100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 644-6672

The philosophy at Spa Gregorie's is to not only improve a client's body, but also the psyche, attitude and general approach to taking care of oneself. Gregorie's has two locations in Orange County and offers an extensive menu of spa treatments. Some of the most popular offerings include the 1-1/2 Hour Massage, Magnificent Mom (an assortment of four treatments plus lunch) and the Hydra Quench Body Wrap (full body exfoliation for 1-1/2 hours).

Mandara Spa at Disney's Grand California Hotel & Spa (credit:

Mandara Spa @ Disney's Grand California Hotel & Spa
1600 South Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92803
(714) 635-2300

The Mandara Spa at this Disney Hotel offers a full list of exotic treatments and specialty massages to give patrons at touch of Bali. Some of its signature services include an Elemis Tri-Enzyme Resurfacing Facial for 60 minutes, the Mandara Hot Stone Therapy Massage which runs 50 minutes, and the Elemis Aroma Spa Seaweed Massage (a detoxification treatment) for 75 minutes. There is also the Body Face Feet package which includes a back massage, refresher facial and a foot massage.

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Montanya Spa
120 West 20th Street
Santa Ana, CA 92706
(714) 918-8888

Montanya Spa bills itself as "an amber-illuminated sanctuary of serenity, impeccable service and unparalleled experience" and many customers will agree. Their signature facial includes a aromatic face, neck and shoulder massage; the cranial massage with scalp treatment is reasonably pricing; and their detoxifying body treatment is well worth it. Montanya also has several spa packages so be sure to ask about details and pricing. In addition, the spa offers many specials.


6034 Warner Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 500-0120

ZenSpaOC bills itself as the "instant gratification" spot for busy folks with limited time. Treatments include facials, microdermabrasion, ZenTan and many more. Some of ZenSpaOC's deals include a Teacher Back-To-School special for a 60-minute massage as well as a facial which runs for the same time. So, whether you're grabbing a quick facial on your lunch break or treating yourself to a massage after a long and stressful work day, ZenSpaOC will leave you feeling like you've spent the week in a resort spa. In addition, ZenSpaOC has a team of Estheticians, therapists and waxing specialists.

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Urban Bliss Day Spa
30 Centerpointe Drive, Suite 9A
La Palma, CA 90623
(562) 916-0127

Urban Bliss Day Spa offers the usual fare with several different types of body treatments, including a body masque Seaweed Wrap Experience and the organic aromatherapy Sugar Scrub. An acne-free facial runs for 75 minutes while a European facial runsfor 60 minutes and will leave your skin looking beautiful. Urban also offers pre-paid memberships starting at around $60 per month.


Lux Aveda Salon
219 East Commonwealth Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 525-3337

Lux Aveda offers a variety of facials, body treatments and massages as well as nail and makeup care. In addition, Lux Aveda also offers "express" service for clients looking for instant relief and results at an "affordable rate". A 30-minute facial or chakra massage will leave you feeling at peace, while a minutes-long brow or lip wax costs will make you feel and look great!

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La Paz Spa
1190 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite B
Seal Beach, CA 90740
(562) 596-7667

La Paz calls itself the "total body detox center" and offers massage therapy, infrared sauna therapy , colon hydrotherapy and more. The company insists that its aim is to "aid" patrons in their "right to self treat" and that they don't intend to "diagnose, cure or prevent disease."

Story by Nicola A. Menzie
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