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Pearls, crystal chandeliers, and white roses grace the country-chic interior of The Sanctuary Day Spa, once a 1950s cottage. But as attention grabbing as these embellishments are, it is the lack of patronage that is more noticeable. To make each guest feel like a VIP member, owner Tracy Duhs and her team only schedule one client at a time. This approach, coupled with cups of hand-blended organic tea, has earned the private spa high praise from local and national press. DiscoveredSD.com, for example, gave high marks to the spa?s ultimate facial, which blends vacuum massage, microdermabrasion, and red-light therapy with fragrant skincare products. Numerous publications have raved about the spa's Synergie vacuum-massage treatment, which can reduce cellulite as it detoxifies the body.

The spa space is also packed with high-end products, from herbal-infused Jadience creams, used during customized massages, to Jane Iredale mineral cosmetics, used to cover imperfections and age spots that relay one?s true birth date in Morse code. Clients are also invited to browse a collection of Arcona, Enessa, Bella Luxx, and Fenton Fallon products, which Tracy handpicks from around the world.

1955 Cable St
San Diego,
CA
US

What makes it great: staff that includes licensed massage therapists with nursing backgrounds, complimentary mimosas and gourmet desserts such as crème brûlée, and a unique outdoor nail lounge

4969 Santa Monica Ave
San Diego,
CA
US

Today's Groupon prettifies any part—big or small, tall or short, blond or brunette, rhombazoid or trapus—at Haute Spa, an upscale salon and skincare spa in the Shelter Island area of Point Loma. For $35, you get $85 toward any relaxing, beautifying service.Follow @Groupon_Says on Twitter.

2907 Shelter Island Dr, Ste 212
San Diego,
CA
US

4985 Voltaire St
San Diego,
CA
US