Soak it Up: A Complete Guide to Northern California Hot Springs

Life is busy and sometimes you just need to unwind. There’s nothing like a relaxing weekend spent soaking in natural water. Lucky for you, Northern California is packed with some incredible hot spring resorts that provide all-inclusive relaxation experiences. put together a definitive list of all of the hot spring resorts in Northern California. Below are 11 hot spring resorts in Northern California for your perfect weekend getaway:

Calistoga Hot Springs

Calistoga Hot Springs is a family friendly commercial hot springs resort located in beautiful Napa Valley. It is located only a block off main street in the city of Calistoga, California. This family-run hot springs (since 1969) features separate Men’s and Women’s Spas, four outdoor hot springs pools, exercise and aerobics areas and a forty-person conference facility.

Calistoga Hot Springs

1006 Washington Street

Calistoga, CA 94515

(866) 822-5772

Dr. Wilkinson’s Hot Springs Resort

Dr. Wilkinson’s is an all in one spa resort. In the heart of Calistoga’s historic district, you’ll find the place to pamper yourself in every possible way, naturally and healthfully. At Dr. Wilkinson’s you’ll find hot mineral pools, mud baths, skin treatments and relaxing massages to indulge in before sleeping the night away in their beautiful facilities.

Experience “The Works” at Dr. Wilkinson’s Hot Springs Resort. Slip into a mud bath to cleanse the body, relax the soul in their hot mineral bath, then move onto the mineral steam room, blanket wrap and massage. While you’re visiting, also take a swim in the outdoor mineral pool, soak up some sun, try a purifying facial, tantalize your taste buds with delectable food or take a wine tour.

Dr. Wilkinson’s Hot Springs Resort

1507 Lincoln Ave

Calistoga, CA 94515

(707) 942-4102

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa

Steeped in history in the heart of wine country, bliss and relaxation await at Sonoma Mission Inn. Ancient geothermal waters, decadent cuisine, and luxurious spa treatments are just part of the splendor. Surrounded by breathtaking landscape and sunsets, embrace the full resort experience during your stay.

Natural hot spring waters grace the Willow Stream Spa which one can indulge in bathhouse and bathing rituals among a full scope of spa treatments. Let your tasetbuds run wild at the award winning Santé restaurant. Take a stroll to enjoy the beautiful weather around the immaculate grounds

Fairmont Sonoma

100 Boyes Boulevard

Sonoma, CA 95476

(707) 938-9000

Harbin Hot Springs

More than five thousand acres of Mother Nature’s bounty surround the beautiful Harbin Hot Springs Retreat. Nestled in the mountains of Lake County, California, over a hundred full time residents come together to run this non-profit in the most pristine manner possible.

Each guest is treated as one of the community for however long their stay, sending them home filled with a sense of peace and harmony. Harbin Hot Springs embraces nature as closely as possible, most areas are clothing optional, allowing their guests to feel as free as they choose. When visiting Harbin, one member of each party must hold a membership, which can be purchased on-site.

Harbin Hot Springs

18424 Harbin Springs Road 

Middletown, CA 95461

(707) 987-2477

Orr Hot Springs

Winding mountain roads, just 12 miles outside of Ukiah bring you to the remote springs known as Orr Hot Springs. The South Fork Big River valley is home to this rustic resort. Surrounded by beautiful scenery and a variety of flora, one is certain to find peace during their visit.

A smattering of outdoor pools and baths are fed by the hot springs and tempered by the river water. You’ll find a hot soak in one of the communal soaks clocking in at 107*! A handful of private baths and swimming pool are also available for those to enjoy, along with a sauna and delightful steam room. Reservations are a must at this next to natural resort for day use or overnight accommodations. Orr is clothing optional, and definitely expect to see most visitors in the buff.

Orr Hot Springs

13201 Orr Springs Rd

Ukiah, CA 95482

Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort

Tucked into the base of Mount St. Helena, in the heart of Napa wine country lies the Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort. Enchanted Mediterranean flower gardens surround their guests in beauty. While visiting, enjoy the historical town of Calistoga then return and indulge in a massage, herbal facial or hot mineral pools. Relaxation awaits for those to take advantage of.

Roman Spa Hot Springs Resot

1300 Washington St.

Calistoga, CA 94515

(800) 914-8957

Sierra Hot Springs

Seven hundred acres bordering National Forest land, located in the midst of an alpine valley, a mere 20-30 minutes from Sierraville, California one can experience Sierra Hot Springs year round. Also known as Campbell Hot Springs, Sierra is a nonprofit establishment ran by the residents with a mission of stewardship for the beautiful land. When you’re not soaking enjoy a hike, indulge in a massage or other spa treatment, or attend one of the many enriching events or yoga classes offered.

Sierra Hot Springs

521 Campbell Hot Springs Road

Sierraville, CA 96126

(530) 994-3773

 Stewart Mineral Hot Springs Retreat

Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Shasta, 20 minutes from Weed, CA. Stewart Mineral Springs offers guests an enchanted visit by embracing Mother Nature while soaking up the sacred mineral waters of the Karuk Tribe. They have made every effort to maintain the pristine environment. Surrounded by trees, Park Creek feeds the hot springs leading to the soaker’s relaxation. People come to enjoy one of the many retreats or for personal rejuvenation.

Stewart Mineral Hot Springs

617 Stewart Springs Road

Weed, CA 96094

(530) 938-2222

Surprise Valley Hot Springs

A journey of five miles east of Cedarville will land you in the high desert of northeastern California. The Warner Mountains and Nevada’s Hays Range border this remote getaway. Fed by an artisan mineral waterfall, Surprise Valley Hot Springs is a fourth-generation, family owned resort.

Surprise Valley Hot Springs

67254 CA-299

Cedarville, CA 96104

(530) 279-2040

Vichy Hot Springs Resort

Vichy Hot Springs Resort and Spa calls Mendocino County, California, home. With a rich and fascinating history dating back into the 1800s, Vichy is a California landmark. This hot springs resort and spa offers its visitors a variety of soaking opportunities. A hot soaking pool and naturally carbonated Vichy mineral baths bring relaxation to all who choose to enjoy.

Day users or those who wish to stay overnight at Vichy Hot Springs can indulge in over 700 acres of hiking, along with their soak. Keep in mind, swim suits are required in all areas of Vichy Hot Springs Resort, and pets are not allowed any where on the property.

Vichy Hot Springs Resort

2605 Vichy Springs Rd

Ukiah, CA 95482

(707) 462-9515

Wilbur Hot Springs Resort

Founded in 1865, Wilbur Hot Springs features a clothing optional hot springs resort, overnight lodging, massage, dining, activities, yoga and events. Wilbur is located in Colusa County Northern California and is approximately 22 miles west of Williams, 22 miles east of Clear Lake and 140 miles (2.5 hours) northeast of San Francisco. Surrounded by epic beauty, travelers will find peace of mind and soul at this amazing retreat.

Wilbur Hot Springs

3375 Wilbur Springs Rd.

Wilbur Springs, California 95987

(530) 473-2306

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