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Living Waters Spa

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13340 Mountain View Rd., Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
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Clothing Optional Hotel
Living Waters Spa

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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although we've done a good deal of hiking and camping in the nude, this was my first exposure to a clothing optional resort. The place is small (7 rooms) and it is not a luxury resort-type facility. However, the rooms are nice, the pools (one hot and one not too hot) are clean and well maintained, and the overall ambiance... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We love our new Desert Oasis! It is close enough to pop into Palm Springs for a fun evening out or just stay and loll in the sunshine and wonderful mineral baths. Couldn't have asked for a better vacation getaway. Also, the sauna treatment was great before bedtime, massages were top notch. Thank you to Jeff, Judy, Lily and Kat!

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was quick get away for my wife and I. We basically don't want to do anything but relax and enjoy the refreshing mineral water. Judy and Jeff as always a gracious host. We met other couples at the tub and felt very comfortable chatting especially the couple from Calgary. The place is very clean and well maintained. Hopefully to... More 

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LivingWatersSpa, Owner at Living Waters Spa, responded to this review

"A hole in the wall place" Thanks for such a wonderful phrase! A dictionary definition of: "a small and often unpretentious out-of-the-way place" truly fits us. From the outside we are very nondescript - on purpose. Yet inside we transport you to another world with our mid-century minimalist styling, amazing mineral water, magical massage, and overall zen feel. We've used... More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jeff & Judy renovated, run and maintain with loving care. Simple vintage elegance and quiet respectful guests keep it relaxing. Treat yourself to a massage. Their expert technique is gentle and very effective. The ability to soak and swim in warm mineral water immediately after is a rare experience and invaluable. Still relaxed and pain free a week later after... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Jeff, Judy and staff are wonderful. I had a great relaxing time. Left husband and children home, and in desperate need of quiet rest and therapy. I had a wonderful 90 minute massage, and soaked in their wonderful mineral water pool almost the whole time I was there. Just 9 rooms poolside. There were about a dozen people total. Exactly... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Our first stay (we've already booked a return visit) was such a pleasant surprise. The online reviews helped us choose this spa. Very relaxing. Very clean. Very comfortable. Jeff told us we would get to enjoy one of the best massages we ever had. Very skeptical, Lilly and Kat did just that. Top 5 massages I have ever experienced.

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El Cerrito, California
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This was my first attempt as a solo traveler to Living Waters. I had caked the other nude spa and didn't like their response to my inquiries and decided to come here instead, based on the phone conversation. I'm a newbie to this and was on a healing journey, so I thought, "Why not". The staff were very professional and... More 

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Fairbanks, Alaska
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My wife and I enjoyed every minute of our two night stay here. It is perfectly clean, comfortable, quite, relaxing. The owners are super nice. The rooms are around the pool. A few feet and you are in the pool with perfect temperature. We will certainly be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Truly a peaceful oasis to soak in the beneficial waters of Desert Hot Springs, unwind, and relax. Everything about my recent trip to Living Waters was soothing and supportive to relaxation. The room was clean, the kitchen had everything I needed for 3 meals and snacks. Also, I enjoyed meeting and chatting with the other guests. The hosts were warm... More 

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West Covina, California, United States
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My fiancé and I were first time visitors and did not know what to expect. Of course we knew that this is a clothing optional spa and wanted to give it a try. The host was very nice in explaining the rules and etiquette and after we settled in ,found it to be a very relaxing experience. Fellow guests were... More 

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