The first thing to greet you as you enter the new 73,000-square-foot Spa at Séc-he in Palm Springs is a wall mosaic of the nearby legendary Tahquitz Canyon trail on the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Reservation. It’s just one of the many mosaics by the Corradini Corp., depicting the local Native American landscape in the wellness resort located on the 12,000-year-old hot mineral springs in the center of town.
But that’s just the tip of the two halotherapy salt caves.
The Spa at Séc-he offers a full menu of massages, facials, scrubs, wraps, couples retreats, and salon services within its 15 treatment rooms, in addition to specialty experiences like cryotherapy, flotation and water-cupping massages. The wellness spa features a clinical skin support line, organic skin care, advanced technology facials, hair treatments, and a variety of wellness packages with customizable options.
Despite its sprawling 73,000-square foot size of indoor and outdoor space, the complex has a pleasant relaxed atmosphere. The Mediterranean-inspired indoor Málmal Café offers a healthy selection of salads, like the Vegan Buddha Bowl with quinoa, crispy spiced chickpeas, mixed greens and red pepper sauce, as well as various chicken wraps and a juice bar. The Pal Bar by the waterfall pool with a mountain view has a selection of healthy comfort food options, as well.
Owned by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and operated by Agua Caliente Casinos, the spa features 22 private mineral baths, two epsom salt pod suites to float in, four whirlpool baths (his and hers), an acoustic wellness lounge, a cryotherapy chamber, eucalyptus steam room, menthol dry sauna, tranquility garden and a grounding room. There are men’s and women’s separate sections, as well as some communal areas and couples retreat rooms.
The spa offers a private mineral bath experience called Taking of the Waters, an ancient practice sacred to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians’ culture, as well as a variety of body scrubs on heated quartz tables and detoxifying red herbal clay wraps, the perfect ending to a Coachella weekend or Twin Tanks hike in Joshua Tree National Park.
“We carefully curated The Spa at Séc-he menu to showcase wellness treatments that speak to the importance of healing and wellness to the Tribe, their rich culture and traditions,” Daniel Spencer, director of Spas at Agua Caliente Casinos said in a statement.
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