Forbes-Travel_GuideOur Luxury Spa Resort in California

Santa Barbara’s luxury resort spa, The Spa at Bacara, offers specialized treatments by world-class massage therapists and aesthetician. 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.

To 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
    80 MINUTES
    Restore balance with locally sourced natural ingredients. 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.

    CLASSIC MASSAGE
    50/80 MINUTES
    Soothe and relax body and mind with a lighter touch massage utilizing traditional Swedish techniques. Traditional Swedish massage techniques effectively ease tension, promote circulation, and soothe muscles and joints, leaving you relaxed and revived.

    PERSONALIZED MASSAGE
    50/80 MINUTES
    Alleviate and target muscle tension and muscular stress with this moderate to firm massage. Personalized massage techniques help re-align the deeper layers of muscle to release tightness and alleviate common areas of discomfort such as a stiff neck, painful lower back and sore, tense shoulders.
    EAST WEST FUSION
    50/80 MINUTES
    Focus on muscle and joint pain with a variety of massage techniques that span the globe. 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.

    SEA STONE THERAPY
    80 MINUTES
    Enjoy sublime relaxation and melt life’s tension away with a light pressure stone massage. This light pressure therapy combines traditional Swedish massage with the use of warm polished sea stones to promote deep relaxation and a sense of calm.

    PRENATAL MASSAGE
    50/80 MINUTES
    Nurture the mother to be with this soothing maternity massage. A light massage recommended for the second and third trimester to assist in releasing lower back pain, water retention and sciatica.

    DUET MASSAGE
    50/80 MINUTES
    Enjoy your massage side by side. A side-by-side Classic or Personalized in one of our couple’s rooms.

    PACIFIC BREEZE ROOFTOP MASSAGE
    50/80 MINUTES
    Enhance your spa experience in the natural surroundings of our open-air Rooftop Terrace. Enjoy cool ocean breezes with your choice of a Classic or Personalized Massage with a stunning ocean view (weather permitting, advanced reservations required).
    AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE
    50/80 MINUTES
    Luxurious, indulgent and entirely personalized to your individual needs. This tailor-made, full body massage unites effective, targeted massage with soothing and richly nourishing essential oils to ensure the very best results for your individual needs.

    Massage Extras:

    HEAD & SCALP HERO
    15 MINUTES
    Soothe away stress, re-energize the spirit and balance the mind with this deeply relaxing and nourishing scalp massage.
    PERFECTLY POLISHED
    15 MINUTES
    This light yet effective express back treatment refines and conditions skin – the perfect complement to a massage.

    EXPRESS BODY SMOOTHER
    25 MINUTES
    The perfect preparation for a massage, this exceptionally skin-softening body treatment leaves skin smooth, supple and richly nourished.

    BACARA BODY MELT
    80 MINUTES
    Cleanse, nourish and soothe skin, body and mind with this tailor-made experience. This specialized, instantly effective treatment helps purify the body with a gentle full body exfoliation. Replenish dry, dehydrated skin with a restorative Classic Massage, warm cocoon wrap and soothing scalp massage. Body tensions will melt away and your mind will slip into bliss.

    RENEW RADIANCE
    50 MINUTES
    Revive body and mind in this invigorating body treatment. Dry skin is polish and smoothed with a thorough body salt exfoliation. Following a warm Swiss Shower, your skin will be rehydrated and reenergized with a luxurious application of shea butter moisturizer.

    EX FOLEY ATION
    50 MINUTES
    Enjoy the benefits of the tasting room in your spa treatment. Out of the Foley wine tasting room and into the spa, this gentle exfoliation with Cabernet grape seeds 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.

    MINERALIZING MARINE MASK
    50 MINUTES
    Purify the body or deeply nourish skin with this instantly effective body wrap. Detoxify or richly condition with this complete body wrap of Algae or Marine Mud combined with essential oils to rejuvenate skin, before a therapeutic scalp massage unwinds a busy mind.

    BEACH-READY BODY RITUAL
    120 MINUTES
    Instantly tone and firm skin with this targeted specialized body treatment. A results-driven sequence of full body exfoliation, highly effective detoxifying body wrap, plus deeply stimulating and lymphatic drainage massage techniques aid the elimination of toxins to stimulate a sluggish system, leaving your body contoured and your mind revitalized.

    TOTAL BODY BLISS
    110 MINUTES
    Melt away tension and restore harmonious balance to body and mind. Uncover soft, smooth, richly replenished skin as you ease aching muscles with this deeply restorative holistic body experience that unites an instantly effective body wrap with a comforting full body and scalp massage.

    BODY BRONZING
    50 MINUTES
    Let your skin shine with a California Coast glow. Achieve a radiant glow without the harmful effects of the sun. After a full body gentle exfoliation, your body is artfully bronzed with a bronzing shade of your choice.

    BACARA ROOFTOP MUD BAR
    (Ideal for parties of two or more |Includes a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider)
    Indulge in a self-guided spa experience as unique as you are. 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).

    OPTIMAL SKIN PROFACIAL
    50/80 MINUTES
    Rebalance, hydrate and restore a healthy balance as you delay the early stages of skin aging with this targeted reviving facial treatment. Advanced formulas deeply cleanse, refine and nourish skin left dry, sensitized or lackluster from the effects of environmental exposure, unique actives provide moisture-rich nutrients to where they are needed most, while tailored massage smooths and lifts facial contours.

    MEN’S PERSONALIZED FACIAL
    50/80 MINUTES
    Refine, cool and energize your complexion with this tailor-made facial. Using a personally selected cleanser, exfoliator and mask – alongside treatment-specific massage – this personalized treatment will rehydrate, calm or awaken skin to leave you looking and feeling ready for anything.

    AGE-DEFYING FACIAL
    50/80 MINUTES
    Instantly hydrate and rejuvenate the complexion with this luxurious age-defying facial.
    Focused on those areas prone to fine lines – the eyes, neck and lips – this advanced facial incorporates specialized age-defying massage techniques to address the most visible signs of aging and leave skin replenished, smooth and supple.

    ADVANCED ENZYME FACIAL
    50/80 MINUTES
    Reveal a bright, smooth and radiant complexion with this powerful and highly effective facial.
    This instantly refining facial treatment harnesses the powers of a natural Pumpkin Enzyme Peel to remove dull, dead skin cells, boost collagen and stimulate cell regeneration leaving the complexion noticeably smooth, supple and energized.

    PERSONALIZED FACIAL
    50/80 MINUTES
    Hydrate, calm, brighten or tone your complexion with this exclusively tailored facial.
    Using an expert selection of the targeted cleansers, exfoliators and a treatment-specific massage and mask, reveal exceptional results whatever your skincare concern.

     

    Skincare  Enhancements:

    HEAVENLY HANDS
    15 MINUTES
    Relieve stress in the fingers, hands and arms with this smoothing, instantly brightening and reviving treatment.

    SOLE REVIVER
    15 MINUTES
    Concentrating solely on the Marma points of the feet and lower legs, this grounding treatment helps unwind mind and body.

    SOOTHE & SOFTEN
    Revive smooth, supple skin and help alleviate aches and pains in hard-working hands or feet with this warming and deeply relaxing treatment.

    COOLING EYE TREATMENT
    Cool, tone and hydrate while reducing the appearance of fine lines with this fast-acting targeted treatment.

    SKIN SMOOTHER
    Instantly firm, tone and lift while providing cooling refreshment to the skin with this highly effective professional-only mask.