Salt Cave banner

Welcome to the Outer Banks Salt Cave!

Halotherapy is an alternative healthcare service that utilizes salt for its health benefits! Salt is antibacterial, antimicrobial, and a natural disinfectant. Spending time in a salt cave that is saturated with tiny salt particles can improve respiratory health, boost the immune system and improve skin issues and is beneficial to your mind, body, and spirit.

Sooth away the stress and tensions of life, while relaxing in a quiet, peaceful environment. Located at 3723 N. Croatan Highway (the bypass), in Unit G. Our salt sessions in the main cave begin at the top of the hour, and last for 45 minutes – it’s a slice of serenity in our hectic world.

Our services include the Salt Cave, the Salt Booth, and Bodywork sessions for Reiki.

Salt Cave – Step into the Salt!

Enjoy the serenity of our Salt Cave while you experience dry salt therapy. When booked, each session is private and accommodates 1 to 10 friends and family. Relax and listen to music, enjoy the visual of the Lagoon Nebula on the ceiling, and breathe deeply to draw the pulverized salt particles into your airways. The inhaled salt clings to your soft tissues, thinning congestion in sinuses, bronchial airways and lungs. Dry salt therapy is an alternative, complementary treatment to relieve symptoms of asthma, allergies, colds, flu, cystic fibrosis, COPD, and emphysema, as well as snoring and sleeping problems. Regular treatment is also beneficial in treating skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema.

Book a Session

Tuesday – Friday: 10 am – 6 pm – last Salt Cave sessions begin at 5 pm; retail and Salt Booth available until 6 pm; private Reiki and massage are by appointment in the Bodywork room.
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm – last Salt Cave sessions begin at 4 pm; retail and Salt Booth available until 5 pm

Salt Cave sessions begin at the top of the hour and last for 45 minutes. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled session start time. No admission after the session has started.
Cave session per person ($35). Look for special events on the Events Page.

Private Reiki sessions are available in the Bodywork room and are by appointment only. These sessions are conducted by Cathie Morrison and Roxie Valdivieso.

To learn more about health benefits of the Salt Cave, check out our Benefits of Salt Cave page!

Salt Cave door
Salt Booth

Salt Booth Therapy

Individual sessions are available in our Salt Booth. Spend 10 minutes in the Salt Booth and receive the same salt therapy as a 45-minute session in the Salt Cave – a faster solution, still relaxing, but less time to commit. There are 10-minute sessions which are standard and 20-minute detox sessions that deliver double the pulverized salt, which is great for treating the leftover congestion from a cold or flu or bronchitis, allergies, and skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.
Parents can bring a younger child to the booth for a parent/child session – 15 minutes with fewer distractions for young children — as young as one month. Children should be 13 years old for a full cave session – 45 minutes of quiet time may be too long otherwise.
The booth has a backlit wall of Himalayan salt and the colors can cycle through the spectrum or can be set to bright white to help alleviate symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).
Another feature of the Salt Booth is a vibro-acoustic sound system. The headphones create vibration that is conducted through the bones of the skull, resonating in sinus cavities which helps relieve sinus congestion that may cause headaches, earaches and facial pain.
Come and experience this soothing salt treatment. One of our clients said that her 3-day old headache disappeared during the 20-minute session.

Book a Session

Come try the faster salt session in our light/color/sound/salt booth –
10 minutes of condensed salt therapy for the busy person ($20)
15 minutes for the parent/child session ($30)
20 minutes for the detox session ($25)
Monthly membership and passes available at special pricing.


Reiki: a healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient’s body and restore physical and emotional well-being. The benefits of Reiki spread across the whole being. Each Reiki Practitioner adds their own gifts, making that Reiki experience unique and profound. These sessions are in our bodywork room. We welcome Reiki Masters Cathie Morrison and Roxie Valdivieso to the Outer Banks Salt Cave for these sessions. Add-ons are available and include Halotherapy, Chakra balancing, and crystal therapy.

Massage Chairs: Enjoy a session in a heated, massaging recliner with an added shiatsu foot massage. This space is equipped with 2 leather reclining heated massage chairs, a Himalayan salt abundance bowl with hot purifying salt stones for warmth and massage. Also available is an array of crystals if you’d like to indulge or try your hand at crystal therapy, as well as an acupuncture mat to complement your experience. Enjoy our latest amenity – our new Shiatsu foot massagers – for 20 minutes of bliss.

Book a Session

PHR Chair scaled

The Outer Banks Salt Cave is a Veteran & Woman owned business by Phyllis K. Miller and Selina N. Martin.

Why Salt Cave?
We’re the premiere salt cave on the Outer Banks!

  • Affordable
  • Natural
  • Safe
  • Non – Invasive
  • 100% Drug Free