Spas and Relaxation


Refuge offers the ultimate relaxation expierence. The Refuge experience includes 6 hot & warm pools, 4 Nordic cold/cool plunge pools, America's largest Co-ed cedar sauna and eucalyptus steam room. This is all set in 2 acres of serene indoor solariums & outdoor relaxation areas with fire pits overlooking the Santa Lucia Preserve. Refuge is the first purpose built facility featuring the Hydro Thermal Cycle in the U.S.


Bernardus Resort and Spa

Imagine a sun-drenched spa sanctuary that heightens all the senses. The nature of our artistic Carmel Valley surroundings inspires a destination spa experience, a garden-to-treatment philosophy with truly mindful services, customized offerings and complete itineraries that redefine effortless relaxation in the Wine Country. Welcome to The Spa at Bernardus Lodge—where our menu caters to individuals, couples and groups in search of well-being.

Spin, stretch, hike, harvest, motivate, meditate, beautify or relax. Whether you come for the ultimate spa experience or the luxury of a weeklong retreat, our California wine country spa at Bernardus Lodge perfects the art of transformation.


Spa on the Plaza

Come rejuvenate your inner glow with a luxurious treatment at Monterey’s first and finest spa. This is truly a world-class spa designed for pampering and relaxation. A full-service salon, offering more than 40 spa treatments, a relaxing lounge, and comfortable locker rooms with steam rooms. Spa on the Plaza is conveniently located at the Portola Hotel and its top-of-the-line fitness center, outdoor whirlpool, and pool area with poolside menu service.