Spa therapy is perhaps one of the best ways to wind down and rejuvenate. Time for you…that elusive opportunity for self-care that rarely seems to happen as often as it should. The new year often provides the motivation to seek such grounding, regrouping, and rejuvenation. And, lucky you…Napa Valley is all about rest and relaxation and…time for you.

Enjoy relaxing massages or soothing skin treatments, or indulge in a facial for a glowing appearance, even in winter! Head north to the town of Calistoga for a variety of mud-rich spa options or relax in the healing waters of geothermal pools.

Reservations are required at these resort spas. Book well in advance for weekends, holidays, and the peak season (May–September).

Here are some of the top spas in Napa Valley with the most relaxing, rejuvenating, and invigorating spa experiences – from iconic classics to brand-new approaches.

Spa Talisa at Four Seasons Resort in Calistoga

Soak in the spa garden whirlpool, unwind at the outdoor misting deck, or enjoy a soothing massage. This Calistoga property boasts one of the most comprehensive spas in the region. Inspired by the town of Calistoga's 150 years of history as a spa destination, Spa Talisa offers treatments using mineral-rich mud with detoxifying and soothing properties.

Must-try treatment: The Oxygenating Botanical Facial, which harnesses the power of plants to gently cleanse and rejuvenate while state-of-the-art oxygen technology boosts colagen production. Developed in Napa Valley, this treatment is a clean and holistic approach to glowing skin.

Open to resort guests and the public by appointment only.

Spa Alila at Alila Napa Valley in St. Helena

Simply passing time in the lounge at this St. Helena-based spa feels like therapy in and of itself. Spa Alila provides an elevated experience and their treatments are inspired by ancient healing traditions to help you achieve a sense of deep rest and renewal. Options range from soothing facials and body renewal treatments to detoxifying massages.

Must-try treatment: The Talisman massage takes relaxation to another level – therapists apply poultices steeped in massage oils, ginger, lemongrass, and peppermint, adding herbal remedies and natural aromas to the traditional practice of Swedish massage.

Open to resort guests and the public by appointment.

Halehouse Spa at Stanly Ranch in Napa

Stanly Ranch is dedicated to your total wellbeing. Achieve personal well-being goals in the Halehouse - whether that means training for a marathon or recovering from an injury. The Springhouse, a pre-treatment or post-workout recovery center boasts bio-hacking technologies, hot and cold treatments, a salt room, and lymphatic drainage rollers all intended to boost body recovery. Fieldhouse is the center’s movement studio and performance fitness club, offering state-of-the-art technology, daily classes, and fitness assessments.

Must-try treatment: The Deep Release Therapeutic Session combines trigger point, myofascial release, and percussion techniques for whole body alignment.

Open to resort guests and the public by appointment.

The Spa at Meadowood Napa Valley in St. Helena

This Forbes Travel Guide Five Star-awarded resort offers an unparalleled spa experience, blending natural beauty with refined elegance. For those really in need of “me time,” consider a five hour day of head-to-toe pampering and healing, complete with a wrap, exfoliation, massage, facial, scalp treatment, and suite time with a culinary experience.

Must-try treatment: The Tree House Bath Experiences offers the true meaning of rest and relaxation. Choose from three signature baths – milk, mustard, or sea salt – and soak in a tub surrounded by a forest grove.

Open to Meadowood members, resort guests, and the public by reservation; however availability may be limited due to high occupancy.

Spa Solage at Solage Calistoga in Calistoga

Inspired by Calistoga’s natural hot springs, Solage, with its 20,000-square-foot spa, highlights mud and mineral water therapies at the Bathhouse, which features geothermal pools ranging from ice cold to comfortably hot at 103°F.

Must-try treatment: Indulge in the Signature Mudslide, a twist on the traditional Calistoga mud bath with a three-part detoxifying treatment – "the mud" includes a mud bath infused with essential oils; soak in "the waters" in a private geo-thermal mineral tub; and take solace in "the rest" in a state-of-the-art sound chair with soothing music and gentle vibrations.

Open to resort guests and the public by appointment.

b Spa at Bardessono in Yountville

Reconnect with nature and reset your body and mind at b Spa. Bardessono resort guest room suites have been designed to transform into a personal spa to enjoy private treatments, and many of the ingredients used in treatments are sourced from Bardessono's certified-organic garden.

Must-try treatment: The Garden Harvest Wrap includes body brushing to stimulate the lymphatic system, followed by a white clay mask and body wrap. Finally, enjoy a massage enhanced by an antioxidant-rich body soufflé infused with herbs from the garden.

Open to resort guests daily and the public Monday–Friday by appointment.

Spa & Baths at Dr. Wilkinson’s in Calistoga

The reimagined wellness spa implements 70 years of mud bath and mineral pool traditions complemented by trusted experience in a colorful, retro-hip setting. Once rested, fuel up at House of Better, the onsite restaurant that provides healthy and delicious meals.

Must-try treatment: The Calistoga Elixir is just what the doctor ordered. Dip into a mineral bath infused with Epsom salt, along with grape skins, seeds, and oils, and reap the rewards of nature. Enjoy your experience with a glass of rosé, steam room, and blanket wrap.

Open to resort guests and the public by appointment.

Spa Terra at The Meritage Resort in Napa

Located below some of Napa Valley's iconic vineyards, Spa Terra's underground treatment center in the Estate Cave is not your average experience. This away-from-it-all setting, built into the side of a wine cave, welcomes total relaxation.

Must-try treatment: The Cave Stone Massage is an epic treatment with heated basalt river stones and soothing warm essential oil. The from the stones will work its way deep into muscles, softening tissue and increasing circulation.

Open to resort guests and the public by appointment.

The Spa at Auberge du Soleil in Rutherford

This iconic, adults-only resort boasts incredible accommodations, top-notch dining, stunning views, and unique spa treatments. The elegant Spa courtyard is lined with olive trees and bubbling stone fountains, and the treatment rooms offer views of the surrounding hillside and valley.

Must-try treatment: A combination of massage and meditation, the three-hour Entre Nous couples experience features personalized morning partner yoga along with meditation and breathwork. For an ultra relaxing evening, the Ultimate Indulgence takes place in a private garden and includes a soak, steam, and massage and finishes with sparkling wine and dessert under the stars.

Reserved exclusively for hotel guests.

Whether looking to detox, to rejuvenate your mind and body, or simply to indulge in the ultimate spa day, Napa Valley offers a range of self care experiences that will leave you feeling brand new.

So go ahead, take some “you time” – time to yourself – here in Napa Valley.

Original content by Samantha Brooks published in the 2024 Napa Valley Visitor Guide Magazine – adapted by Karen Wibbenmeyer.