All photography ©Dale Sanders 2019, article written by Christine Sallas
Located in the heart of California wine country, Auberge du Soleil features some of Napa Valley’s most luxurious, decadent accommodations, spectacular view of the valley, and has recently been named as a recipient of Forbes Travel Guide’s prestigious Five Star Award for the seventh year in a row. In addition to its incredible resort offering, Auberge du Soleil is home to the exclusive Auberge du Soleil Spa.
This incredible and indulgent spa is the perfect setting for that long-awaited romantic getaway. A long-time member of Relais & Château, an international association consisting of outstanding boutique properties that are known for excellence both in hospitality and in the culinary arts, the spa is renowned for its incredible excellence in hospitality. Auberge du Soleil Spa consistently receives accolades touting its ‘passionate, intuitive service,’both from guests and the hospitality industry at large.
Wine Country At Its Best
Napa Valley boasts one of the most beautiful scenery in the world, not to mention its prestige as one of the world’s premier wine regions. Its fertile soil maintains nearly 400 wineries producing a huge variety of wines, including Napa Valley’s prized Cabernet Sauvignon. In a region full of luxurious resorts, top-rated Michelin star restaurants, and exclusive spas, Auberge du Soleil maintains its status as one of the best of the best. Consistently exceeding guest expectations, Auberge du Soleil offers the ultimate in Napa Valley experiences.
If you’re looking for a romantic, luxurious getaway guaranteed to entice all your senses, the exclusive Auberge du Soleil Spa could be just what you need. Filled with warmth and light, the spa combines the influence of a Zen master in its design with the relaxed, elegant mood of the South of France. Soft golds and warm neutrals create an inviting space, while natural touches throughout and the beauty of the surrounding landscape foster a deep connection with nature for guests. Warm wood on the ceiling helps make the space feel tranquil and inviting, offering a cozy and relaxing getaway, no matter what services you choose to indulge in.
While you’re at the spa, be sure to pick up some of Auberge du Soleile’s exclusive products. The signature line of various bath products offers lotions, oils, and hair products featuring blends of local ingredients, like rosemary, chamomile, lavender, and sage.
Connect With Nature
The natural beauty of the spa’s picturesque courtyard is enhanced by mature olive trees and an elegant centerpiece consisting of three stone basin fountains. In the distance, Mount Vedeer can be seen, and at just the right spot, the three stone fountains line up perfectly. This is truly a place of relaxation and renewal.
On the grounds of the spa are healing mineral pools, private gardens with their own luxurious baths, and cool, warm, and hot springs. With the pools woven into the surrounding landscape, the experience of soaking in a bath or visiting the springs feels remarkably intertwined with the striking Napa Valley scenery.
The spa menu at Auberge du Soleil spa offers more treatment options than you can imagine, covering everything from yoga and Thai massage to healing mineral soaks and reflexology. Work with the passionate staff to fine tune your spa experience and find the perfect treatments for you. Seasonal specials are often available, offering unique experiences tailored to the mood of the season. For instance, you can indulge in a seasonal ‘Rituel du The,’ featuring custom blends from a local tea grower, ERDA.
For romance, Auberge du Soleil spa offers five different couples massage options, offering an array of luxurious extras. Choose freshness with morning yoga, aromatic massage, and fresh, cold-pressed juices with ‘Entre Nous’ or opt for the most popular couples’ treatment, ‘Meritage,’ offering a full body exfoliation, fragrant bath with fresh fruit and wine pairings, and more.
No matter what you choose, your stay at Auberge du Soleil Spa is sure to be an experience of renewal, rejuvenation, and ultimate relaxation. For more information on this exclusive spa or to book your stay at Auberge du Soleil, visit https://aubergeresorts.com/aubergedusoleil/wellness/spa/.