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Best Hidden Gems in San Francisco

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Golia Beauty Center on Grant Avenue is a gem nestled in the heart of the iconic Chinatown. The place boasts of skilled professionals who offer diverse services like massages, facials, mani-pedi, body wraps and scrubs, and lots more. A total hit with the locals, Golia is the neighborhood's best kept secrets, and although walk-ins are welcome, appointments are highly recommended. The prices are quite moderate, while the facility features four exceedingly clean rooms and a simple yet elegant decor without ostentatious display. If you seek the whole five-star luxurious spa experience, this isn't where you should be; however, if you're looking to de-stress without spending a small fortune on a high-end spa, Golia Beauty Center will suit your needs beautifully.

Archimedes Banya introduces state-of-the-art communal bathing for the first time to the people of San Francisco. Reflecting the ancient traditions of Greek laconia, Turkish hammam, German thermen and Russian banya, the banya aims to refresh and revitalize the body and mind. Known for its therapeutic effects, this co-ed bath house offers a number of spa and sauna services such as conditioning massages, body scrubs, wraps, facials, herbal and mineral baths. The use of plant and food based products offer a rejuvenating experience compared to no other. The bath house also features a tea and beer lounge and restaurant with an outdoor deck boasting stunning views of the bay. A perfect place to socialize, head to Archimedes Banya for the much need kick-start.

The Flying Beauticians is a popular salon and spa located near San Francisco's Union Square. Around since 1981, this establishment is known for their amazing eyebrow shaping, waxing and skin treatments. They also have a range of treatments like facials, body treatments, massages, manicures and pedicures.

For a great facial go to these skin care experts in the Cudsworth Mansion on Union Street. They specialize in Dermalogica Skin Care, a brand designed to scientifically heal your tired skin and bring out your natural radiance. There is the European facial for troubled skin, a vitamin C facial for firmness, a deep cleansing back treatment and glycolic peels to reduce signs of aging.

This Korean style spa features a steam room, red clay sauna, shower facilities and best of all, hot and cold jacuzzi tubs. Body scrubs and purification packages will have your skin glowing and feeling as soft as ever before you step into one of the luxurious tubs and feel your stress melt away. Accupressure and reflexology is also available for those wanting to stay out of the tubs.

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