Palo Alto Day Spa Readers choose their favorite shops, services
Watercourse Way Bathhouse Spa is a tranquil oasis inspired by the natural hot springs of Tassajara. It is also Almanac readers’ favorite day spa. Offering eight private hot tub rooms, several types of massage including hot stone, spa treatments and European facials, Watercourse Way has been soaking and soothing away the stress of the Bay Area since 1980.
Spa Gift certificates and discounts are available.
Runner-up: La Belle Day Spas & Salons 36 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto; 326-8522.
When it comes to elegant hands with glossy nails and well-tended cuticles, Almanac readers say their fingers prefer the attention of manicurists at LaBelle Day Spas. LaBelle offers specialty manicures to treat dry hands and problem nails, coddles customers with snacks and beverages, and offers long hours, seven days a week, to make appointments convenient, says corporate manager Mila Recania.
LaBelle Day Spas 36 Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, 326-8522; and 95 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, 327-6964.
Runner-up: Touch of Elegance 1150 Crane St., Menlo Park; 321-0679.