Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Announces Opening of The Spa at Séc-He

Agua Caliente The Spa at Sec-he

PALM SPRINGS, CA – The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians will open The Spa at Séc-he at the Agua Caliente Cultural Plaza on Tuesday, Apr. 4, 2023. 

Owned by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and operated by Agua Caliente Casinos, the 40,000 sq. ft. The Spa at Séc-he will be a luxurious hot mineral spring spa destination. Downtown Palm Springs, CA, it will be located across the street from the tribe’s original entertainment property – Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs.

Agua Caliente The Spa at Sec-he

“The opening of The Spa at Séc-he is a defining moment for the tribe,” said Chairman Reid D. Milanovich. “The hot spring water means everything to us. It’s at the heart of tribal life and has been a cultural resource for us and our ancestors for thousands of years. It’s not a myth; these waters are truly healing waters.“

Agua Caliente Cultural Plaza
Rendering of Agua Caliente Cultural Plaza

The tribe will unveil the Agua Caliente Cultural Plaza in two phases: First, The Spa at Séc-he on Apr. 4, followed by the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, Gathering Plaza and Oasis Trail later this year.

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Rendering of the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

The Spa at Séc-he will feature 22 private mineral baths, 15 treatment rooms,a cryotherapy chamber, two float pod suites and a fitness area. Additionally featured will be a acoustic wellness lounge, tranquility garden, menthol dry sauna, eucalyptus steam room, halotherapy salt caves, resort-style mineral pool, luxury cabanas, full-service salon with scalp treatment beds, a cafe and a poolside bar with food service. 

Design inspiration for the spa and cultural plaza is rooted in Agua Caliente traditions such as basket weaving, pottery and botanical elements native to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indian Reservation.