Spa Tiki
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juan956
Ensenada, Mexico36 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
is very relaxing and clean place, but the price is kind of expensive
Written March 15, 2012
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keppb2001
Temecula, CA34 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
This is a WONDERFUL spa down town near Hard Rock hotel and PETCO have a massage, a hot soak then go party up in the Gaslamp !!!!!
Written February 7, 2012
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SallyBe88
San Diego1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
The entire staff is great. I haven't met a person there yet that I didn't adore!. They kept asking me for anything that I wanted. The top notch estician recommended some products and I am really impressed with the quality. The lay out of the spa is very beautiful and relaxing. Overall I give this a 10/10... I would happily spend a lot of money on the facial experience again. My facial (inculding extractions) glowed without ANY usual marks on my face. Marla is extremely sweet and gives the best facials I've ever had in my life. I was extremely happy afterwards. I even enjoyed my Mai Tai...it was delicious and fresh. The spa was crowded on Sunday morning, but honestly, they do an excellent job and making everyone feel comfortable while waiting for their session to begin.

Pros: Out of this world facial, inviting atmosphere, excellent client care
Written August 13, 2008
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hac0y7
Chula Vista, CA159 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
I had triedm because for once in my life, my skin was not the same. I thought I needed professional help. The first time was ok and so was the second. The third time was disastrous. It seems that there is a conflict between estheticians. I had my favorite esthetician from the second visit, and when she couldn't make the third appointment, another esthetician filled in. She spoke very badly of my chosen esthetician. During my facial all she did was scold me about how bad I was taking care of my skin. Mind you I was paying over $150 to have what I thought, was a professional help me. I was laying there, in anger, until she was done. Insulted through the whole ordeal. When I was done I informed the manager of how unprofessional her esthetician was. That manager gave me a 10% off. As if that would make up for the horrific experience of laying naked(in a vulnerable state) under covers while this lady put me down, for not taking care of my skin. I THOUGHT THATS WHY WE PAY FOR SPAS, TO HAVE THEM TAKE CARE OF WHAT I CANNOT. This happened in June and I will never go back. The manager didn't care, didn't even offer a complimentary with the esthetician of my choice. The unprofessionalism is so key. This is not a reputable spa.
Written November 21, 2008
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BirdWalk
16 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
I visited Spa Tiki last week for a manicure. Scads of items for sale assault the client upon entering. Front desk staff seemed a bit frazzled. Nail tech was competent, but I felt manicure was rushed, and did not merit the 30 dollar cost. For a true luxury spa experience, I suggest SK Sanctuary in La Jolla -- beautiful surroundings and peaceful atmosphere.
Written August 19, 2005
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Stacey R
Boston, MA5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
For my anniversary, my husband and I went to Spa Tiki for a couple's stone massage. The spa was superb, soothing environment, clean and functional bathrooms with changing area and showers. The treatment room was so relaxing and the treatments were done by skilled women who provided a wonderful experience for my husband and myself. I would highly recommend this spa and hope to get back there someday.
Written September 15, 2006
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y2009
san diego3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
From the description and price, I had hoped for a relaxing, luxurious experience. My services were at best ordinary; absolutely nothing to write home about. I was put out by heavy sales pressure. While waiting between treatments, I looked at a display upstairs and many of the testers were dirty and the waster baskets hadn't been emptied.
Written January 31, 2009
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Lauren R
San Diego,1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
If you are looking for an escape without paying the price to fly or drive- check out spa tiki! They have a unique exotic/Fiji mood and a friendly staff waiting to pamper you :)
Provide great service options: Nail care, massages, facials, body scrubs and wraps, makeup, steam room, Mai Tai's, full locker rooms, clean, so much more you must see for yourself!
Location is hard to find… do not use their mailing address!
They are located on 3rd Ave in between j and k st with valet parking available!
Try their coconut milk bath by yourself or with your significant other!
Written July 22, 2008
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LittleBahamaMama
San Diego1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I just moved into the East Village in downtown and my roomate and I figured we needed some R&R. She loves anything tropical so we figured we would trek on over to spa tiki and test it out. My massage was just what I needed and my facial was awesome!! They have this facial called a Maui Facial and everything in it smells absolutely delicious. I loved it all. I highly recommend this place, I'm taking my boyfriend for our anniversary...no questions asked. :)
Written July 15, 2008
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PointLomaBetsy
Point Loma1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
I have been to many spas in San Diego and this is by far the best!! They have the sweetest, most accomodating staff. They have a very fun and relaxed atmosphere. I have been back many times, especially for the tropical enzyme facial. This is the best facial ever!! I always receive soooooooooo many compliments on my skin after receiving this facial. I love this place, its my paradise!!!!!!!!!!!
Written July 7, 2008
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