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Pampering at a Price: 13 Of LA's Most Costly Spas

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Stressed out because there's a wad of cash burning a hole in your pocket? There are plenty of places in this city that will gladly take care of that problem. LA's over-the-top treatments include dusting patrons with diamonds, rubbing them with caviar and two-on-one massages. After the jump, we've updated our list of Los Angeles' most spendy spas with six more costly places to relax. As always, if we've missed your favorite tell us about it in the comments.


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1. Beverly Hills Hotel

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9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 276-2251
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Caviar isn't just something rich people eat, it's also something they smear on their faces. This hotel spa's white caviar illuminating facial (also offered at the Hotel Bel-Air) includes a peel, eye lift treatment and something called the "white caviar trifecta" for—here comes the gut-check—$1,000.

2. Shutters On The Beach

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1 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 458-0030
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The hour-and-a-half Red Flower detoxifying treatment at Shutters' One Spa starts with a steam, followed by a "vigorous" skin exfoliation with a citrus-coffee scrub, then a clay wrap, then a heated deep-tissue massage and a shellacking of shea butter. Price tag: $240.

3. Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills - A Four Seasons Hotel

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9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 275-5200
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Have three hours and $800 to spare? The "10 Carat" full body and face treatment at this tony spa leaves patrons "dressed with diamond dust."

4. Thibiant

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455 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA
(310) 278-7565
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For the relatively bargain price of $150, Thibiant's beauty experts will rub a warm aromatherapy oil-sugar combo all over your body to buff away dead skin.

5. The Peninsula Beverly Hills

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9882 Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 551-2888
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A gentlemen's facial at the Peninsula runs $225 while a "precious emerald" massage costs $385.

6. Exhale Mind Body Spa at the Fairmont

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101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 319-3193
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The Power Body Detox at Exhale costs $190 and supposedly takes "inches" off your body through "detoxifying, thermogenic slimming clay" and a muscle stimulation gadget. The more you do it, the better according to their guidelines.

7. Ole Henriksen

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8622A Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
(310) 854-7700
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Loved by celebs like Renee Zellweger and Charlize Theron, they are known for their elaborate face and body treatments—including a full-body dermabrasion resurfacing experience that runs $395.

8. Kinara Skin Care Clinic and Spa

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656 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 657-9188
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If you're feeling sick or otherwise run down, Kinara's got you covered with a three-hour, $555 "Welcome Back" treatment. It covers a half-hour scrub, a 50-minute detox wrap, a nearly hour-long facial and a 50-minute customized massage.

9. Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

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300 S Doheny Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 273-2222
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Why have one spa staffer massage you when you could have two? For $340, two Four Seasons' therapists will massage you "rhythmically and in harmony" for a full hour.

10. The Ritz-Carlton

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900 West Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 743-8800
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The "Red Carpet Ready" spa experience at the Ritz is a three and a half hour, $450 treatment that involves a champagne massage, a mani/pedi and hair and makeup done by an in-house stylist.

11. Spa Montage @MontageBH

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225 N Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
(310) 860-7840
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For two hours and $340, Spa Montage offers a truly-relaxing-sounding experience. It begins with a float in a hydrotherapy bath, continues with a water-pressure massage, then a warm oil massage, then an exfoliation and a stint in their Vichy rain shower.

1. Beverly Hills Hotel

9641 Sunset Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Caviar isn't just something rich people eat, it's also something they smear on their faces. This hotel spa's white caviar illuminating facial (also offered at the Hotel Bel-Air) includes a peel, eye lift treatment and something called the "white caviar trifecta" for—here comes the gut-check—$1,000.
9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

2. Shutters On The Beach

1 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
The hour-and-a-half Red Flower detoxifying treatment at Shutters' One Spa starts with a steam, followed by a "vigorous" skin exfoliation with a citrus-coffee scrub, then a clay wrap, then a heated deep-tissue massage and a shellacking of shea butter. Price tag: $240.
1 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

3. Beverly Wilshire Beverly Hills - A Four Seasons Hotel

9500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Have three hours and $800 to spare? The "10 Carat" full body and face treatment at this tony spa leaves patrons "dressed with diamond dust."
9500 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

4. Thibiant

455 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA
For the relatively bargain price of $150, Thibiant's beauty experts will rub a warm aromatherapy oil-sugar combo all over your body to buff away dead skin.
455 N Canon Dr
Beverly Hills, CA

5. The Peninsula Beverly Hills

9882 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
A gentlemen's facial at the Peninsula runs $225 while a "precious emerald" massage costs $385.
9882 Santa Monica Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

6. Exhale Mind Body Spa at the Fairmont

101 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
The Power Body Detox at Exhale costs $190 and supposedly takes "inches" off your body through "detoxifying, thermogenic slimming clay" and a muscle stimulation gadget. The more you do it, the better according to their guidelines.
101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401

7. Ole Henriksen

8622A Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Loved by celebs like Renee Zellweger and Charlize Theron, they are known for their elaborate face and body treatments—including a full-body dermabrasion resurfacing experience that runs $395.
8622A Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA

8. Kinara Skin Care Clinic and Spa

656 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069
If you're feeling sick or otherwise run down, Kinara's got you covered with a three-hour, $555 "Welcome Back" treatment. It covers a half-hour scrub, a 50-minute detox wrap, a nearly hour-long facial and a 50-minute customized massage.
656 N. Robertson Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069

9. Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

300 S Doheny Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90048
Why have one spa staffer massage you when you could have two? For $340, two Four Seasons' therapists will massage you "rhythmically and in harmony" for a full hour.
300 S Doheny Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90048

10. The Ritz-Carlton

900 West Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
The "Red Carpet Ready" spa experience at the Ritz is a three and a half hour, $450 treatment that involves a champagne massage, a mani/pedi and hair and makeup done by an in-house stylist.
900 West Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90015

11. Spa Montage @MontageBH

225 N Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210
For two hours and $340, Spa Montage offers a truly-relaxing-sounding experience. It begins with a float in a hydrotherapy bath, continues with a water-pressure massage, then a warm oil massage, then an exfoliation and a stint in their Vichy rain shower.
225 N Canon Dr.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210