10 Best Day Spas and Hot Springs in the Lake Tahoe Area

Lake Tahoe is known the world over for a place to come for outdoor sports. However, you might need to recover from those sports with a deep tissue or sports massage or a calming facial. These 10Best day spas and natural hot springs in the Tahoe area cover everything from the ultra luxurious at the Ritz-Carlton spa and the Stillwater Spa at the Hyatt Regency to a more local approach at Mountain Aloha Massage or Zynergy Massage & Wellness. Each of these spas will offer a wellness program perfect for your body.

For a real sumptous treat, try the Royal Coconut Milk and Honey treatment at the Resort at Squaw Creek or the delicious Coffee Cake Break at the Ritz-Carlton. If you want to be right by the lake, get a massage at Massage on the Lake Day Spa in Tahoe City or a beach side massage from the friendly therapists at Mountain Aloha Massage & Bodywork.

If you just want to get into some hot water, take a break from the casinos and check out the whirlpool spa at Onsen at Montbleu in Stateline, Nevada. Other ultimate hot water experiences can be had at the clothing-optional Sierra Hot Springs in Sierraville or Steamboat Hot Springs near Reno. The mineral waters at this historic Mission-style building have been soothing tensions for over a hundred years.



The Onsen Spa at the Montbleu resort in Stateline, NV features a fitness center, men's and women's private relaxation rooms, saunas, whirlpool spas with waterfalls and a eucalyptus steam room. This stylish spa is a great place to get away from...  Read More



If you want a body treatment on your next trip to Lake Tahoe, Lauren Payne and Mountain Aloha Massage will give you a hands-on personal treatment for an affordable price...with a little both of the islands thrown in. The sessions at Mountain...  Read More



This historic hot springs is located down the Mount Rose Highway near Reno and is only a half-hour drive from Lake Tahoe. This landmark is a Nevada state registered landmark and the only operating geothermal springs in Reno. Steamboat offers...  Read More



This lovely wellness center in Truckee, California takes a holistic approach to well being. The therapists at Zynergy offer a full range of services including massage, acupuncture, functional nutrition, and holistic medicine. They have been...  Read More



The Spa at The Landing Resort in South Lake Tahoe offers restorative day spa treatments that use the natural Tahoe beauty as inspiration. The signature treatments utilize organic products and natural botanicals and many products are produced...  Read More



Massage on the Lake is conveniently located in Tahoe City on the West Shore of the lake. This day spa includes two massage treatment rooms and they offer facials, mineral makeup, soothing massage oils and other skincare products. The spa...  Read More



One of North Lake Tahoe's most luxurious spas is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the lake: Squaw Valley. The Spa at the Resort at Squaw Creek brings the outdoors in with water features and the colors and textures of the Tahoe...  Read More



Sierra Hot Springs is located about 40 minutes north of Truckee in the Sierra Nevada mountains. This non-profit retreat and workshop center has several options for clothing optional bathing including a large warm swimming pool, a hot pool inside...  Read More



The Stillwater Spa at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe is an elegant spa nestled in the high Sierra Nevada and reflects the beauty of the lake and mountains. The power of nature is also used throughout the spa's services. Stillwater includes 16...  Read More



If you want a real touch of luxury, the spa at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe at the Northstar-at-Tahoe ski resort has some amazing therapies to choose from. This luxurious spa features 17 treatment rooms, a fitness center, a wellness...  Read More


Meet Christina Nellemann

Christina has lived in the Reno/Lake Tahoe area since she was a baby. A first-generation Nevadan, her Danish parents instilled in her an intense love of travel and the wild, rugged outdoors...  More About Christina