What's In a Mud Bath?
The very first Calistoga mud baths were invented by the native Wappo Indians, who liked to mix volcanic ash and warm spring water for their treatments. These natural mud baths were commercialized shortly after the Gold Rush by none other than Sam Brennan, Calistoga’s founder. In 1946, mud baths finally made their debut in spa facilities when young chiropractor John “Doc” Wilkinson founded a spa facility in Calistoga to provide additional treatments for his patients, as well as the rest of the local populace. Wilkinson’s . . . More on this article
The Calistoga Mud Bath
Mud baths, which commonly consist of hot spring water, peat, and natural minerals infused with rich volcanic ash, have been valued for their therapeutic and rejuvenating properties for thousands of years. Natural black mud from the Dead Sea, for example, contains a plethora of minerals that not only absorb dirt and oil from the skin, but have also . . . More on this article
Golden Haven Spa
- Nestled in the heart of the Napa Valley, in the beautiful town of Calistoga, Golden Haven Hot Springs makes the perfect wine country getaway. Come and experience the magic of the healing mineral waters and rejuvenating spa treatments. After a day of touring the wine country, you can swim in our warm mineral . . .
Lavender Hill Spa
- Just a few steps from historic downtown Calistoga you will find a hidden treasure. Nestled into a beautifully terraced garden hillside is Lavender Hill Spa. A harmonious blend of the Napa Valleys natural beauty with exotic Asian influenced statuary and art create the perfect setting for high quality spa treatments . . .
Baths at Roman Spa
- Experience an authentic Calistoga adventure ~ massage, mud & mineral baths. Relax, rejuvenate, and pamper yourself at our on-site Calistoga spa. Experience calming massages, soothing natural baths and invigorating treatments for the ultimate mind and body . . .