Decadent Holiday Treats

By Michelle Guerin
|  Saturday, Dec 12, 2009  |  Updated 7:44 AM PDT
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Decadent Holiday Treats

Veronica skin and body care

Woman getting a facial.

Who says we have to go on a diet to look and feel great?

Local spas say extra sugar, rich chocolate mousse and pumpkin spice with a vanilla twist will help you stay warm and healthy this holiday season. DiscoverSD delivers a few favorite sweet winter spa treatments.

Se Spa – Downtown
The Under the Mistletoe Couples Massage is a warming peppermint aromatherapy massage in the Studio Sutra couples suite for $189 per couple. Details here.

Spa Violet – Cardiff
Miss Violet’s Cocoa Buff invites you to immerse your entire body in the elixir of the gods with their perfectly legal, ultra decadent cocoa glaze and whipped chocolate mousse. Details here.
The Mission Bay Hyatt features the dream backyard of every child across the world - complete with waterslides, water taxis, and WII. The SWIM lounge offers upscale drinks and eats for parents, and the
Blue Marble – Mission Bay
The Holiday Remedy package includes a 30-minute pure organic facial, organic massage and cinnamon body scrub for $150. Details here.

Catamaran Spa – Mission Bay
The Crimson Cranberry Facial is an anti-oxidant and nourishing botanical facial that stimulates cell regeneration and leaves skin hydrated and silky smooth – on special for $99. Details here.

Skinsational Skin and Body Spa – Carlsbad
The Cranberry and Pomegranate Delight is a full body skin polish that will give your skin a head to toe holiday glow. Details here.

Sirens Salon and Day Spa – Pacific Beach
The Pumpkin Body Masque begins with a dry brush exfoliation followed by a body painting of the special pumpkinThe Sea Spa has a number of outdoor cabanas for outdoor massages. The Watsu Flotation treatment is performed in a custom, 98 degree pool, where the body is stretched and massaged to promote relaxation treatment and warming wrap, and is finished off with pumpkin body butter for $90. Details here.

Sea Spa – Coronado
Enjoy festive relaxation with Sea Spa’s 50-minute Sugar Cookie Scrub. Infused oil and sugar are blended into a scrub to gently exfoliate the skin and increase circulation, followed by an application of luxurious Sugar Cookie body lotion, for $145. Details here.

The Sanctuary – Point Loma
The Holiday Glow package treats you with a 15 minute peppermint foot massage with peppermint hot cocoa, a 20 minute neck and shoulder massage, and the ultimate glow facial, topped off with a 30 minute make over for $195. Details here.

South Coast Spa – Temecula
The Peppermint Twist features a 50-minute aromatherapy peppermint massage and a 50-minute peppermint pedicure. Details here.

Away Spa – Downtown
During the Spice it Up seasonal special, the W Hotel’s signature spa is offering any massage with an organic cinnamon paprika body lotion, and any facial with a Yam and Pumpkin enzyme treatment. Details here.

Four Seasons Aviara – Carlsbad
Though available all year long, the Nourishing Sugar Glow treatment is perfect for winter time. Available in citrus or ginger blends, the full-body scrub is the perfect answer to dehydrated skin. Details here.

Discover more of the best San Diego spas and salons, and stay on top of tips and trends in DiscoverSD’s beauty blog.

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