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Select from over 60 Specialized Spa Treatments and Services

Santa Barbara’s luxury resort spa, The Spa at Bacara, offers over 60 specialized treatments by world-class massage therapists and aestheticians, including soothing massages, Eastern origin treatments and body treatments. With treatments, guests can also enjoy the adults-only pool, Jacuzzi, redwood sauna, eucalyptus steam room, whirlpool, lounge areas, fitness equipment and fitness classes at our luxury resort spa for no additional charge.

Browse through our award-winning spa services to find your perfect treatment at one of the finest spas in California. Also, be sure to check out our Half Day Spa Packages & SpecialsTo ensure your desired treatment and treatment times can be accommodated, we recommend scheduling your spa appointments in advance. Please call 805.571.4210 for details. For your convenience, a 20% service fee will be added to your bill.

    Gaviota Herbal Therapy – Heated herbal compresses filled with local organic herbs and salts are used to massage muscles and joints and open the flow of energy, creating a healthier mind and body connection.

    • 80 min, $270

    The Classic – This classic European massage calms and relieves muscular tension and aids circulation. Soothing and relaxing, this treatment is ideal for a first-time massage experience or if recovering from ailments.

    • 50 min, $160 / 80 min, $230

    Bacara Blend – Customized to pressure preference from firm to deep tissue, this massage uses deliberate strokes and compression to separate and lengthen muscle fibers. Highly recommended for those who need focused attention on specific muscle groups.

    • 50 min, $175 / 80 min, $255

    East West Fusion – Principles of Swedish, Shiatsu and Thai massage are expertly combined with an anti-inflammatory oil of Arnica and other cooling oil extracts to target muscle pain and joint stiffness. This treatment is adapted to specific body types and ailments to achieve the ultimate massage experience.

    • 50 min, $195 / 80 min, $285

    Sea Stone Therapy – This light pressure therapy combines traditional Swedish massage with the use of both cool and warm polished sea stones to promote deep relaxation and a sense of calm.

    • 80 min, $270

    Prenatal Massage – A light massage recommended for the second and third trimester to assist in releasing lower back pain, water retention, and sciatica.

    • 50 min, $170 / 80 min, $245

    Abyangha – Classic and ageless, this light touch Ayurvedic herbal massage calms the nervous system while stimulating the circulatory and lymphatic system. The 80 minute version includes Shirodhara, a warm stream of oil that flows from the forehead through the hair, followed by a scalp massage.

    • 50 min, $185 / 80 min, $260

    Stress Release – The ultimate remedy for tension and chronic headaches, this service concentrates on the neck and shoulders to release stress and promote a sense of well-being. Sole Relief is included in the 50 minute service.

    • 25 min, $90 / 50 min, $175

    Sole Relief – Complement any spa service with a relaxing pressure-point foot massage designed to heal the body and release energy flow. Head, neck and shoulder stress release are included in the 50 minute service.

    • 25 min, $90 / 50 min, $175

    Soul to Soul – A side-by-side couples massage is available in our couple’s room or on our Rooftop Terrace (weather permitting). Choose from a slow, soothing Classic Swedish or Deep Tissue massage.

    • 50 min / 80 min –  price varies
    • 80 min minimum for rooftop terrace – $285 per person

    Bacara Sea Breeze Rooftop Massage – Enhance your spa experience in the natural surroundings of our open-air Rooftop Terrace. Enjoy cool sea breezes and a relaxing combination of European and deep-tissue techniques while overlooking stunning ocean views (weather permitting, advanced reservations required).

    • 80 min, $285

    Massage Extras:

      Available within service time for and 50 minute or longer massage. Custom Blend Aromatherapy, Warm Scalp Treatment, Hot Bolus, Body Balancer, Paraffin Treatment.

    • each service, $35


    Bacara Body Melt – A gentle exfoliation followed by a warm Swiss shower prepares you for a full-body massage with essential oils that nourish your skin and muscles. A warm cocoon wrap and scalp massage is included.

    • 80 min, $270

    Bacara Citrus Avocado polish – This invigorating exfoliation uses mineral salt blended with oils of avocado, orange, lemon and tangerine rind and is followed by a warm Swiss shower. Includes a shea butter lotion application.

    • 50 min, $165

    ExFOLEYation – Out of the Foley wine tasting room and into the spa, this gentle exfoliation with grape seed extracts is followed by a mineral and antioxidant rich grape seed body butter wrap designed to quench and hydrate the skin to a new level of suppleness.

    • 50 min, $165

    Mineralizing Marine Mask – A dry body brushing prepares the skin to be cleansed and detoxified with a full-body seaweed mask rich in minerals, vitamins and trace elements.

    • 50 min, $165

    Sweet as Honey– This orange peel scrub rich in vitamin C is ideal to buff away dry, dehydrated skin, while a natural moisturizing honey wrap leaves the skin feeling young, supple and nourished. The treatment ends with a generous application of moisturizing orange honey cream.

    • 50 min, $165

    Lavender Lift – A lavender pick me up for the soul. Hydrating and aromatic, it includes a lavender body scrub followed by a luxurious lavender butter wrap. Lifting yet calming, this treatment is the ultimate soul soother.

    • 50 min, $165

    Body Bronzing – Achieve a radiant glow without the harmful effects of the sun. After a full-body gentle exfoliation, your entire body is artfully bronzed with long-lasting bronzer to refine and intensify the skin.

    • allow 50 min, $140

    Bacara Rooftop Mud Bar – Our Rooftop Mud Bar is an experience all on its own. A self-applied marine mud helps detox, lift water retention and infuse the skin with antioxidants and minerals. Complete the experience with a soothing shower exfoliation. Designed to be shared with friends and loved ones (offered seasonally for parties of two or more; includes a refreshing fruit frappe).

    • $99/person

    Bacara Signature Facial – Bacara Seacreation – Experience the beauty secrets of the deep sea. Utilizing precious extracts of exclusive microorganisms found in the depths of the sea, this treatment is designed for those who want to see a dramatic improvement in their skin while indulging in a strategically choreographed stress relieving massage. A portion of the proceeds benefits Gaviota Coast Conservancy.

    • 80 min, $315

    The Collection Facial – Offered at all Meritage Collection spas, our newest performance-driven treatment uses Alpine Stem Cells to prevent aging and help repair sensitive, dehydrated or blemished skin. A customized mask, a high-powered booster and an extensive face and decollete massage are included in the 80 minute facial.

    • 50 min, $185 / 80 min, $255

    BABOR Men– Customized to the needs of male skin and their daily rituals, this treatment provides vitality and enhances energy while soothing irritation from shaving and moisturizing the skin for long-lasting results.

    • 50 min, $185 / 80 min, $255

    Fountain of Youth – An essential for anti-aging and nourished skin, this corrective treatment incorporates a multitude of highly effective serums and innovative complexes designed to lift and tone. A firming massage allows the skin to regain its youthful contours.

    • 80 min, $260

    Doctor BABOR – Enjoy visible results without a prescription. Adapted to your skin’s specific needs this cosmeceutical treatment includes a skin-renewing AHA peeling and hyaluronic collagen boost to stimulate the skin’s tissue for an intense regenerating effect.

    • 50 min, $185

    Ocean Express – Looking for a quick pick-me-up? This soothing facial calms irritation and replenishes lost nutrients to renew, restore and relax the skin when in a hurry or on the go.

    • 25 min, $85

    Organic Bliss – Committed to planting a tree for every product sold, this facial by Eminence Organic is ideal for those deeply committed to the health of our planet. Only the freshest, most natural antioxidants , vitamins and enzyme-rich ingredients are combined to nourish and restore the skin to a new level of beauty and health.

    • 50 min, $175 / 80 min, $245

    Enhance your Facial:

      Available within service time for any 50 minute or longer facial. Eye Soother, Lip Service, Fluid Kur, Biomatrix Mask Kur, Scalp Treatment, Paraffin Treatment.

      • $35 per treatment