Updated and featuring a striking new cover, this lavishly illustrated guide opens the door to more than 20 unforgettable escapes. Whether it s rustic natural hot springs, an elegant fitness spa, or a glamorous desert hacienda, the Golden State offers rejuvenating retreats for every taste and it s all here. Trip planners and daydreamers will be transported to California s most coveted hideaways, each of which offers an alluring array of services, from mud baths, hot stone massage, and seaweed wraps to European-style facials and hydrotherapy treatments. Author Stanley Young fills in all the delicious details each destination has to offer, while reviewing the philosophy of well-being that makes each spa unique. Meanwhile, photographer Melba Levick captures the natural beauty of the baths and their spectacular surrounding landscapes in sigh-inducing color. A guide that is both inspiring and practical, Beautiful Spas and Hot Springs of California is a passport to rest and renewal.
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Melba Levick has published more than 40 photography books on travel, architecture, and design, including Mexicolor (0-8118-1893-4) and Mexicasa (0-8118-2806-9). She lives in Los Angeles and Paris.
Stanley Young is a writer and communications consultant based in Davis, California.
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Book Description Chronicle Books, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110811838196
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