Break away to a world of peace and tranquility – and still be back on time to pick the kiddies up from school. These day spas throughout OC offer everything from skin care to deep tissue massages, for the stress relief and relaxation every parent deserves.
Escape from carpool schedules, kids’ extracurricular activities, picking up the dry-cleaning, etc. etc. etc. that clouds your daily routine, and take two hours for yourself for a deep tissue or Swedish massage. Feel the ease from stress and tension, and improve your overall health, without having to book a getaway vacation. Expectant mothers can also enjoy a prenatal massage to reduce stress, decrease swelling, relieve aches and pains, and more.
3800 Barranca Parkway, Irvine | massageluxe.com
You would probably have to book several days to really take in all of what this full-service salon has to offer, but highlights include yoga, aromatherapy, a sauna, and plenty of face, body and health treatments. If you do not have a few days to spare, you can also get the “Let’s Do Lunch” package – perfect for a lunch break or a quick recharge with a 45-minute service and a lunch in the on-site bistro.
200 Newport Center Drive, Ste. 100, Newport Beach | 30212 Tomas, Suite 150, Rancho Santa Margarita
Glow Day Spa
Get your glow on from the inside out with massage, skin care, and body treatments by licensed massage therapists and estheticians. Muted lighting and soft music add to the tranquil atmosphere to help you feel like your body and mind went on a temporary summer vacation.
1196 North Tustin Street, Orange | 949-391-3189; glowdayspaoc.com
Burke Williams Day Spa
Unwind in this haven of massage therapies, body wraps, facials, manicures, pedicures, baths, and a collection of other spa services that will have you decompressed in no time. Refresh and revitalize with the many amenities including a whirlpool, sauna, steam room, and a full-stocked vanity room.
20 City Blvd. West, Building C3, Orange
27741 Crown Valley Pkwy., Suite 211, Mission Viejo | burkewilliamsspa.com
Body Rhythms Massage and Spa
Feel the spirit of Hawaii right in Irvine at this spa, which actually originated on the island in 2009, and revitalize with salt wraps and hot stone aromatherapy treatments. Enjoy a complimentary tea and water after your massage or treatment – then go show off your new rhythm as you run your daily errands.
4902 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 104, Irvine | 949-552-1254; myocspa.com
By Jackie Moe