How to Have a Relaxing Stay in Santa Cruz

How to Have a Relaxing Stay in Santa Cruz

After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, start the new year with some much-needed R&R. Santa Cruz has become an oasis for relaxation and rejuvenation. And on Jan 10, Dr. Rachel Abrams, who uses new healing techniques and integrative medicine, will give a workshop at 1440 Multiversity on dealing with seasonal sadness and fighting pesky colds. And in addition to Dr. Rachel’s health workshop, take advantage of some of the best spas in Santa Cruz.


Mini Health Workshop with Dr. Rachel Abrams   

Feel like you’re stuck in a rut or have the winter blues? Dr. Rachel Abrams, voted Santa Cruz’s “Best Doctor” for over eight years, will be providing a comprehensive workshop, Touching the Dark: Finding Joy and Health in the Winter Season, on Jan 10 from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Throughout the workshop, Dr. Abrams will discuss the unintended consequences winter can have on your physical and mental health. Her dedication to helping individuals learn what their body needs and craves is inspiring and will give you a renewed outlook on life. Take the first step towards 2019 with a fresh start by purchasing your ticket for this event here. Held at the 1440 Multiversity, you’ll learn the best strategies to avoid colds & the flu, how to take action with seasonal sadness and goal-setting techniques that are customized for YOU. Can’t beat that!


Hotel Near Health Workshop   

Turn your mental health day into an entire weekend at the nearby Hotel Solares. Located right near Dr. Abrams’ workshop, Hotel Solares’ bright décor and welcoming amenities will lift your spirits and rid you of the winter blues, while also effortlessly capturing the Santa Cruz spirit.


Nearby Spas

  • Tea House Spa

Want to unwind and declutter your mind from the stresses of life? The Tea House Spa will melt away your tension with their private tub rooms, cedar-lined saunas, calming teas and therapeutic massages. With their deep history, the Tea House Spa is committed to their clients and strive to create a moment of peace in their busy lives. Their exquisite 70-year-old bamboo garden can be viewed from each of their private spa rooms. Honoring their roots, the Tea House Spa has a world-class collection of teas for guests to choose from, free of charge. Check out their hours and prices here.

  • Well Within Spa

Providing the community with a quiet sanctuary for over the past 30 years, Well Within is a staple in the Santa Cruz area. Relaxation and destressing take place through spas, saunas, therapeutic massages, facials and body care. Well Within focuses not only on the body, but on the soul as well. Their breathtaking garden views and trickling water will have you feeling rejuvenated in no time.  Check out their current specials and see everything they have to offer here.


Start the new year with serenity and peace at this quality event in Santa Cruz. And continue your moment of peace by staying a night or two at the relaxing nearby Hotel Solares.


Hotel Solares
Characterized by its bright yellow and blue hues, this pet-friendly hotel offers the best of Santa Cruz, located within walking distance of the iconic Boardwalk and downtown scene. 600 Riverside Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060. 831.458.9660