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Korean Spas

 

Beverly Hot Springs

Metro Station: Vermont/Beverly, Red Line or Wilshire/Western,

Purple Line

Walking Distance: 19 minutes/1.0 mile or 22 minutes/1.0 mile

 

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Okay, you need to walk about 20 minutes to get there but it is well worth it. Beverly Hot Springs is the only natural hot springs spa in L.A. proper. The natural artesian well 2,200 feet below ground, springs hot water loaded with minerals. The highly alkaline waters contain radium, sulfur, and sodium chloride. The mineral water helps to restore your PH balance if you're acidic, a symptom of modern stressful living. The waters also help to stimulate your circulation, relax muscles, treat arthritis, high-blood pressure and digestive disorders. Winner of "Best of L.A.", Beverly Hot Springs is also a full service spa offering treatments that you usually find in Korean spas, such as the classic full body scrub. Other services include; bamboo fusion massage, the classic hot stones and deep tissue massage combo, organic deep cleansing facials and wax treatments. If you just want to lounge in the hot springs, the entrance fee is $30 during the week, $40 Fri-Sun; if you get a body treatment they waive the entrance fee.

www.beverlyhotsprings.com


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*Note: The Vermont/ Beverly Station is to the Right/East of the marker; click the arrow to locate it on the map.

 

Address: 308 N. Oxford Ave., Los Angeles 90004

Phone: (323) 734-7000

Hours: Daily 9am - 9pm ; Happy Hour 9am-3pm Tues, Wed, Thurs 15% discount

 

Cosmo's Foot Massage

Metro Station: Wilshire/Western, Purple Line

Walking Distance: 8 minutes/ 0.4 mile

 

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Korean style foot massage. A great break from shopping and the price is right. A mere $24 gets you one full hour. Like many Korean spas, the staff may not speak English; just point to your feet, they'll know what you want.

 

Note: If you need an idea for a great day in L.A. that includes a visit to the Korean spa, shopping in Old Town Pasadena and trips to other great places to see in LA - Check out our guide, LA Adventures.


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Address: 356 S. Western Ave., Los Angeles 90020

Phone: (213) 382-1718

Hours: Daily 10am-9pm

 

Daengki Spa

Metro Station: Wilshire/Western, Purple Line

Walking Distance: 12 minutes/0.6 mile

 

Daengki spa

A traditional Korean women's bath house, not for the modest. Since the customary method of preparing the skin for treatment is hot tub soak, rinse/sauna/rinse/cold bath repeat, bathing suits get in the way. Most women walk around nude, but if you're not comfortable with your body, you can wrap a towel around you. Daengki offers the akasuri scrub- a full body exfoliation that works wonders on rough dry skin, circulation and cellulite. One of the few Korean spas that offers the V herbal therapy, a 45 minute treatment designed for women that helps with menstrual cramps, infertility, bladder infections and kidney issues. www.daengkispa.com


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Address: 4245 W. Third Street, Los Angeles 90020

Phone: (213) 381-3780

Hours: Daily 7am - 11pm

 

Grand Spa

Metro Station: Wilshire/Vermont, Red Line or Purple Line

Walking Distance: 7 minutes/0.4 mile

 

grand spa

Open 24 hours. In the heart of Koreatown. Grand Spa is unique among Korean spas, the only place we know of where you can get a mandarin manicure with papaya enzymes, wrap your body in seaweed and do karaoke under the same roof! The full service spa caters to both women and men. Complete with jade stone and Finnish sauna. www.grandspala.com


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Address: 2999 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles 90020

Phone: Men (213) 380-8889;

Women (213) 380-8887

Hours: Daily 24 hours

 

Natura Sports Health Club

Metro Station: Wilshire/Vermont, Red Line or Purple Line

Walking Distance: 1 minute/0.1 mile

 

natura spa

Tucked away in the historic Wilshire Building, Natura is a modest, hidden Korean spa for those in the know. The classic scrub and Korean massage combo is only $80 and includes free admission. The women's section has a great traditional yellow clay room and the requisite heated jade stone room. The spa also caters to men. www.natura-spa.com


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Address: 3240 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90010

Phone: (213) 381-2288

Hours: Mon-Thurs 6am-10pm; Fri-Sat 6am-11pm; Sun 7am-10pm

 

Serene Thai Massage

Metro Station: Wilshire/Western, Purple Line

Walking Distance: 5 minutes/ 0.2 mile

 

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Just a short stroll from the Wilshire/ Western Metro Station in Korea Town. Most people come here for the cheap foot massage; for $20 it's really hard to go wrong. They also offer a $40 full body massage.


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Address: 3959 Wilshire Blvd. #1327, Los Angeles 90010

Phone: (213) 739-9990

Hours: Daily 10am-10pm

 

Wi Spa

Metro Station: Wilshire/Vermont, Red Line or Purple Line

Walking Distance: 10 minutes/0.5 mile

 

wi spa

The three-level 48,000 square foot kid-friendly Korean Spa in the Westlake district offers affordable luxury for families and couples. Designed with the traditional Korean bath house in mind, Wi Spa has five different co-ed saunas, a kid-zone with comic books and wi video games. Wi also has a full menu of services including massage, body treatments, hair and nail salon, fitness room, and a restaurant. Open 24 hours.

www.wispausa.com


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Address: 2700 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles 90057

Phone: (213) 487-2700

Hours: Daily 24 hours

 

Wilshire Spa

Metro Station: Wilshire/Normandie, Purple Line

Walking Distance: 1 minute/ 331 Feet

 

wilshire spa

A full facilities spa in Koreatown open 24 hours. The spa offers the traditional

Korean full body scrub, hot and cold baths, and special healing rooms you can only find in Korean spas. Try the mineral salt-room which helps to balance blood sugar levels and hormones; or the heated pure onyx room made of 100% onyx stones to relax and purify mind and body. With a restaurant on the premises you could easily spend the day here.

www.wilshirespa.com


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Address: 3442 Wilshire Blvd. #100,

Los Angeles 90010

Phone: (213) 387-0281

Hours: Daily 24 hours

 

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