Sano Spa Opens at the Historic Casa Munras Hotel In Monterey, California

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Intimate Health and Wellness Spa Offers Personalized Treatments to Soothe the Mind and Spirit in the Heart of California's Central Coast

All of our therapists have extensive practice in the field of health and wellness. SANO Spa will create a truly exceptional experience for all of its guests.

Nestled in the picturesque coastal town of Monterey, SANO Spa opens at the Casa Munras, a member of the Larkspur Collection premium brand, to offer the utmost in rest and revitalization, providing visitors and locals alike with a tranquil haven of charm and relaxation.

The spa takes inspiration from the word Sano, meaning "health", supporting each guest's personalized journey to greater wellness. Light and airy with a contemporary feel, the bamboo floors and hues of pale yellow and taupe are both calming and rejuvenating. Upon entering the spa, guests are greeted by the Spa Concierge before being escorted to the changing room where they are given a plush robe and comfortable sandals.

Prior to their treatment, guests are invited to relax with a pre-loaded iPod, a warm aromatherapy neck wrap and refreshments of their choice. Each of SANO Spa's four spacious treatment rooms offers a soft, candlelit environment along with soothing aromatherapy. In addition, four semi-private treatment alcoves provide space for manicure and pedicure treatments, each discreetly situated for optimum privacy.

SANO Spa features the Anakiri and Sonya Dakar product lines, both of which use organic and bio-energetic ingredients. SANO Spa also strives to use a diverse range of therapeutic products and ingredients from around the world such as green tea, ginger, Andean mineral salts and raw sugar.

Says Spa Director Trudy Stubblefield, "All of our therapists have extensive practice in the field of health and wellness. SANO Spa will create a truly exceptional experience for all of its guests."

One of the more unique spa experiences SANO Spa offers is the 50-minute Avocado Citrus Wrap. Here senses are indulged and parched skin is hydrated with a masque using pure essential oils of lavender, lemon, bergamot, orange and pine blended with avocado. After a dry brush exfoliation, warm sumptuous avocado butter is massaged into the body with a cool herbal mist, leaving skin radiant and refreshed. Additional treatments may include the Sano Signature Aromatherapy, a restorative massage that integrates the healing properties of aromatherapy, and the Andean Mineral Salt Scrub that leaves the skin rejuvenated. All products used at SANO Spa are available for purchase.

Before or following their treatment, guests may relax, meditate or read as they absorb the colorful sights and fragrant aromas in the SANO Spa Garden. The outdoor fire pit and whirlpool contribute to a relaxed mind and spirit. Estéban, the award-winning restaurant at the Casa Munras Hotel, offers guests a specialty spa menu to enjoy in the garden.

SANO Spa, a Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants property, is set in the premier coastal town of Monterey, California at the historic Casa Munras hotel. The hotel features 171 rooms, including 51 fireplace suite-style rooms and offers an intimate historic atmosphere in idyllic year-round weather. SANO Spa is open daily, Monday-Saturday from 9:00am to 9:00pm and Sundays from 10:00am to 6:00pm. For spa reservations, please call 831.372.1829. A 24-hour cancellation notice is required. For more information on the SANO Spa or Casa Munras, please visit or

Established in 1996, Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants is a rapidly growing company headquartered in Larkspur, California, just north of San Francisco. Larkspur boasts a portfolio of 23 hotels, including three distinct hotel brands: Larkspur Landing, Larkspur Hotels and The Larkspur Collection along with six exciting destination restaurants. All Larkspur hotels offer the signature FeatherBorne bed package, upgraded amenities, high-tech efficiencies and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Each Larkspur restaurant is designed to blend into its local setting, deliver creative culinary concepts, innovative design and exceptional culinary techniques. Larkspur Hotels & Restaurants is driven by its belief and commitment to Genuine Hospitality - delivering warm, friendly and personalized experiences to its guests.

The Larkspur Landing brand provides extended stay accommodations with a host of complimentary services and conveniences designed with today's business traveler in mind. Larkspur Hotels is a three-star brand which breaks the mold of large chain-hotels by offering
charm and personality, while delivering great value, comfort and excellent service. The Larkspur Collection is a premium collection of hotels, each of which offers its own unique, individual experience, complementing the local flavor of the surrounding area. The Larkspur Collection focuses on delivering a sensorial guest experience, upscale amenities and exceptional service.


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