Salt Cave

Relaxing Salt Therapy in the heart of Telluride, Colorado

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Salt Cave Treatments

What is Salt Therapy?

Himalayan Salt Rocks are placed inside the Graduation Tower (water fall), the water breaks down the salt turning it into micro-particles that fill the air, as you breathe and absorb through your skin you experience all the incredible health benefits.

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Stress & Anxiety Relief

All electronic devices emit a radiation we call positive ions. The Himalayan salt is negative ions, drawing out the positive and balancing us. The effect is an instant sense of soothing calm as you enter the cave, helping lift your energy and mood as you reach a deep meditative state for rejuvenation of the body and mind, ultimately supporting the lymphatic, immune, and nervous systems.

Altitude Adjustment

Adjusting to altitude can be a challenge. Telluride's elevation of 8750 feet above sea level affects many visitors, leaving them struggling with nausea, headaches, trouble sleeping, and loss of appetite. Inhaling and breathing in the salt cave air allows the tiny salt particles to enter the respiratory channels, which can reduce inflammation, improve circulation, increase lung capacity, and improve blood flow so oxygen can travel more freely around the body, ultimately relieving your symptoms.

Respiratory Health

Inhaling small salt particles that can penetrate deep within the wall of the lungs can reduce inflammation and mucus in the lungs, improving conditions such as asthma, allergies, bronchitis, sinus congestion, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).


Himalayan salt ions possess strong anti-inflammatory properties. Relaxing in the salt cave can have long-lasting healing anti-inflammatory effects, which can relieve inflammation that is often painful and distributive to the body as it is a symptom of most diseases.

Skin Purification

Pure mineral salts have natural moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties which support the skin’s water balance and barrier function by attracting moisture to the skin. Mineral salts have strong rejuvenating properties for anti-aging. Salt is also very absorbent, so the small particles can sink into your skin’s epidermis and absorb the oils that cause acne, as well as reduce the frequency of psoriasis and eczema outbreaks that are often caused by inflammation.


Salt is a natural antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antihistamine. It also anti-fungal and anti-microbial, as well as being a disinfectant and antiseptic - nothing bad can live in the salt. Sitting in the cave draws out impurities from the body, allowing for a highly effective detox. 

Mineral Replenishment

Minerals are necessary for cell function and detoxification, and have strong rejuvenating properties. Salt levels affect our cell activity, energy and blood sugar levels. Himalayan salt has 84 minerals and elements that can also be found in the human body. Sitting in the salt cave can help you absorb and replenish these minerals. 

Immune Support

​Salt ions purify the air. The detoxifying effects can support and strengthen the immune, lymph and nervous systems, keeping the body healthy during cold, flu and allergy seasons. ​​​​​​​​​

Regular Salt Cave Sessions

Relaxation Sessions

Our most popular session, Relaxation Sessions feature meditation music and are the perfect opportunity to relax and breathe. Up to 5 people for this session.

$50 Per Person | $35 as an Add-On

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Stretch Sessions

Bring a yoga mat or use one of our blankets during your Salt Cave Stretch Session, and spend the time stretching. Up to 3 people can be in this session.

$50 Per Person | $35 as an Add-On

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Kids Session

You may book a Kids Session for Up to 3 adults, with a maximum of 2 children per adult. Bring toys and books, the cave is like a big sand pit to play in.

$50 Per Person | $35 as an Add-On

Kids Under 8 are Free | Packages Available

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Guided Meditation Sessions

Guided Meditation Sessions, similar to the group session but we will play a guided meditation for you through our speaker system. Up to 5 people for this session.

$50 Per Person | $35 as an Add-On

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Specialty Salt Cave Sessions

Reiki in the Salt Cave

The Salt Cave is the perfect setting for Reiki, the negative ions in the atmosphere will draw out the positive ions and allow for deeper relaxation. The cave's pure healing accompanied by energy clearing will provide relief to physical ailments & energetic blockages. Energy healing cleanses negative electromagnetic waves, clears blockages, balances the chakras, & opens the the gateway to heightened personal vibration. During this session the client is draped on a massage table.

50 minute Massage | $215

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Salt Cave Private Yoga Class

Salt Cave yoga is an intimate experience designed to help you embody your highest self while increasing flexibility & mobility. Yin Yoga targets the all the connective tissues -ligaments, bones, & even joints. Yin is rooted in Ancient Chinese Medicine & examines the energetics of Qi through Meridians. Your customized class will focus on fascial release & activating the parasympathetic nervous system, providing a meditative space. 

50 minute Massage, Up to 2 People | $215

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Guided Mediation

Guided Meditations is a transcendent experience in our Salt Cave. The ultimate meditation experience, the peaceful and healing atmosphere of the cave allows you to become centered and connect with your inner self on a deeper level, while absorbing the healing properties of the salt and being immersed in the natural beauty of the cave. 

5 people max, 45 minutes | $125 for the first person, $50 per additional person.

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The ultimate massage experience, held within the Salt Cave so that you may enjoy the cave's relaxing advantages as well as the healing massage. Allow your tension to melt away as negative ions and salt cause relaxation, detoxification, and mood elevation.

90 minute Massage,  $450 | 60 minute Massage, $375


what our clients

have to say

Joanna is amazing in every way! Her facility is magical with all that it offers. I have been using the IR Sauna and it is a life changer. I recently was in the Salt Cave and WOW!!! I haven't felt this great in years. Thank you Joanna for creating such a wonderful healing place for the mind and body. 

- Peter R

What our clients

have to say

The salt cave is a very special place, like a sanctuary, away from all the noise and drama of the world. They offer a wide variety of services, including many massage modalities, facials, colon hydro-cleansing, eyelash extensions, infrared sauna, oxygen lounge, and more! - Abby Conroy

Your Body in the salt cave

Explore the plethora of benefits that Salt Cave Therapy has to offer on a molecular, physical and mental level, below:

Breathing in the himalayan salt immediately sparks an anti inflammatory response and starts to break up the built up mucosal lining, increasing lung capacity, allowing your respiratory system to heal. Whether it is the high altitude, asthma, COPD, allergies, bronchitis or other respiratory infections or issues, the inhalation of high quality himalayan salt will improve your respiratory health.

Absorbing the salt particles through your skin has the same anti inflammatory response as well as anti bacterial properties, rapidly healing issues such as eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, acne and overall rashes. The salt also allows your skin to hydrate better helping achieve anti aging benefits.

As the salt makes its way deep to the cellular level you start to achieve the detoxification benefits. Himalayan salt is not only anti inflammatory but also a natural disinfectant, it is anti fungal, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral and more, this means once the salt gets into your cells, the cell will naturally flush these foreign unwanted particles, allowing a deep detox that is also beneficial for your immune, nervous, and lymphatic systems. Treatments are especially recommended to help keep the body healthy during flu and allergy seasons.

Once the salt penetrates your cells it nourishes you with the same 84 trace minerals that we hold in the human body. Increasing mineral levels improves hydration, which is extremely beneficial for aching joints and muscles, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and all autoimmune conditions. Salt also boasts negative ions.

We are constantly surrounded by positive ions that can cause stress, anxiety, insomnia, headaches, depression. Sitting in the cave, surrounded by such a large quantity of negative ions, draws out these positive ions, allowing deep relaxation and a sense of calm. 

Have it All

Complete your experience - Add on Cryotherapy Pain Management, Far Infrared Sauna Therapy, Massage, Facial, Spa Day Pass, or Pain Relief Pass.

Make a day of it with our Spa Day Pass, and enjoy Oxygen and Far Infrared Sauna Therapy. Experiencing pain? Upgrade to our Pain Management Therapy Pass, which also includes Cryotherapy Pain Treatment.

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To make a reservation, our online system requires a credit card to hold your booking but you will not be charged until after your appointment. An industry standard gratuity of 20% is added to all treatments, this goes to the therapist or the spa attendant that provided your service. We thank you for your consideration and appreciation for our hard working staff. 

Please note we have a firm 48-hour cancellation policy. For groups of 3 or more we request a 7 day cancellation policy and payment upfront. We are a small owner operated spa and this policy allows us an opportunity to try and fill the appointment time that you had blocked on our schedule. This policy is crucial for the success of this business and its staff, thank you for your consideration, understanding and kindness in following our policy.  

Please note make up appointments have a longer cancellation window of 14 days and bridal packages require a signed contract and deposit to hold your date.

Discounted Packages are non-transferable. Pre-paid treatments are valid for 1 year from purchase date.

All in-store sales are final, we do not offer refunds on retail items or services rendered.

We are a small boutique wellness spa with innovative holistic treatments. Our spa is small and focuses on our clients and our treatments. We do not house showering facilities or hot tubs that you may expect at a large hotel spa. Please plan accordingly.