Popular Day Spas in Cardiff-by-the-Sea & Nearby


Every once in a while we all deserve a day for ourselves to relax and unwind. A day at the Spa is the perfect opportunity to let go of any stress or negative feelings we might be holding on to and has many beneficial effects:

  • improves sleep quality and helps with insomnia
  • relieves muscle and joint pain
  • improves circulation and helps prevent varicose veins
  • helps your body eliminate toxins
  • releases built-up stress
  • helps with weight loss

For a truly rejuvenating vacation, we recommend you to spend at least one day of complete relaxation at one of the local Spas in the area.

Top 5 Spas around Cardiff-by-the-Sea

Whether you are a first-timer or a regular, choosing the right Spa can make the difference between an alright experience and a truly refreshing one. To help you make the best choice we have put together a list of some of the best Spa resorts in the surrounding area that we recommend to our guests. These Spas offer high-class services and have some unique techniques that cannot be found elsewhere.

Fairmont Grand Del Mar Center for Wellbeing

Address: 5300 Grand Del Mar Court, San Diego, California.

Phone: 858 314 2020

Website: Fairmont Center for Wellbeing

We recommend that you go to The Center For Wellbeing at Fairmont Grand Del Mar to discover a world of beauty and being, in the breathtaking Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, surrounded by an abundance of fauna and flora that wash over your senses.

The best thing is that it is located in Del Mar, just 10 minutes away, by car, from Cardiff-by-the-Sea.

Fairmont Grand Del Mar Spa is San Diego's premier resort spa, one of only 60 Forbes Five-Star spas in the world, and features a comprehensive menu of treatments, such as:

  • therapeutic massages
  • cleansing facials
  • manicures & pedicures
  • hair-styling & make-up

They also offer their own line of organic products for you to choose from.

Here, you can explore the wild herbs, mineral-rich clays, and plethora of local elements used in their restorative spa treatments and immerse yourself in the art of wellbeing.

Spa Montage, Laguna Beach

Address: 30801 South Coast Highway, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.

Phone: 866.271.6953

Website: Spa Montage

This luxurious Spa resort is located a little bit further away from Cardiff-by-the-Sea, about 50 minutes away. But it's most definitely worth the drive.

The resort's amenities spread out throughout a 20,000 square foot spa. Here you can enjoy:

  • eucalyptus steam rooms
  • dry redwood saunas
  • ocean air whirlpools
  • modern fitness center
  • fireplace lounges
  • lap pool

The resort's therapies combine European spa science with ancient wisdom traditions to bring you transformational wellness in a serene, relaxing atmosphere.

The resort's signature is the "elements of wellness" experience that embodies European spa sciences with ancient wisdom to bring you transformational wellness in a serene, peaceful atmosphere.

Their mission is to help you discover personal solutions for optimal well-being.

Cal-a-Vie Health Spa, Vista

Address: 29402 Spa Havens Way, Vista, CA 92084.

Phone: 888.373.8773

Website: Cal-a-Vie Health Spa

Complete relaxation is infectious at Cal-a-Vie Health Spa. There is surely no better way to experience this than with one of the resort's many treatments in a luxurious setting. Here you can enjoy:

  • antioxidant-rich vinotherapy
  • aquatic massages
  • manicures
  • acupuncture
  • pedicures
  • facials

Hand and foot treatments include everything from nail polish touch-ups to hot stone massages, while the salon offers a range of hair, makeup, and lash services.

The resort's international specialists are devoted to bringing you a new degree of bliss making use of the finest plant and sea extracts nature has to offer, in each spa treatment.

Another great thing is that aromatic oils and restorative lotions are used in everything from facials to body scrubs. Plus, unique spa rituals make use of the ambrosial ingredients surrounding us, including a grape skin body wrap and lavender honey wrap.

Lemongrass Center, Encinitas

Address: 910 2nd Street, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Phone: 760.633.1970

Website: Lemongrass Center

Also located in the proximity of Cardiff-by-the-Sea, in Encinitas, Lemongrass is an Aveda Salon and Spa specializing in a holistic approach to hair, skin, and body care.

The team of massage practitioners and hair stylists take into account your emotional, spiritual and physical well-being so that each experience addresses your specific needs and desires.

They offer high-quality multi-sensory experiences that deeply nourish your mind, body, and spirit.

They specialize in a holistic approach to massage and body care which means that their team of massage practitioners take into account each guest's emotional and spiritual well-being, as well as any physical discomfort occurring in the body. This ensures that each massage is a customized experience that addresses the specific needs of each guest.

All of their 1.5-hour massages and specialty massages begin with a calming foot soak, scrub and massage before transitioning into your full treatment.

Go Vichy Spa, Encinitas

Address: 519 Encinitas Blvd Ste 111, Encinitas, CA 92024.

Phone: 760.557.4999

Website: Go Vichy Spa

This spa is located very close to Cardiff-by-the-Sea, within walking distance, at an about 5-minute drive.

Go Vichy focuses on health and wellness through the form of Vichy, body scrubs, and Asian massage.

The Spa offers a one-of-a-kind experience - the Vichy Treatment. This form of hydrotherapy has been used by many ancient civilizations for its therapeutic, curative, and relaxing effect on the mind and body. Along with being an alternative hydroptherapy option, it is also considered holistic, alternative Asian & Chinese wellness due to the health benefits received and techniques used.

For the best results, the West meets the East, starting with an Asian body scrub and finishing with a Vichy shower and massage. For even more benefits you can add extra services such as hot stones, cupping, other massage services, etc. CBD oil is available to be sampled.

Go Vichy is a place for all ages and genders. It is the best place for you to take care of your health, body, and wellness at an affordable price.

Perfect Vacation Rentals for the Most Relaxing Stay in San Diego

In Cardiff by-the-Sea, Encinitas, only 26 miles from downtown San Diego you will find our luxurious vacation rentals. The Parkhouse, the Penthouse, and the Seacottage are excellent choices for the most relaxing vacation experience stay in San Diego.

Our classy yet still cozy homes, cleaned as per CDC regulations, are ready to welcome you all year round. Fully equipped, ith beautiful amenities at the properties, they are suitable for anyone looking for a relaxing retreat in a friendly community.

Choose Cardiff Vacations if you want to experience the best that the Encinitas area has to offer.