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 our Massage and Reiki room.
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 also known as Halotherapy and 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.
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Hours are subject to seasonal change, so please check booking availability.
Salt Cave sessions begin at the top of the hour and last for 45 minutes. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to scheduled session start time. Cave session per person ($35). Look for special events on the Events Page.
Private Reiki and Massage sessions are also available in the Salt Cave and are by appointment only. The massage sessions are conducted by Henni Rains; the Reiki sessions by Roxie Valdivieso and Cathie Morrison.
To learn more about health benefits of the Salt Cave, check out our Benefits of Salt Cave page!
Salt Booth Therapy
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. The 10-minute sessions are standard and the 20-minute detox sessions deliver double the pulverized salt, which is great for treating 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.
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.
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Book a Salt Booth 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 – ask at desk.
Massage/Reflexology: Henni Rains (LMT) offers a variety of services at the Outer Banks Salt Cave. Henni started practicing Body Work Therapy after graduating from the 700-hour program at Cayce/Reilly school of massage. Modalities include Swedish, deep tissue, myofascial, Neuromuscular, trigger point therapy, reflexology and Craniosacral Therapy. Craniosacral Therapy restores and balances the nervous system while releasing the effects of stress, injury and trauma. When booking massage services, you may choose to be in the private massage and reiki room or the Salt Cave to enjoy halotherapy with your massage.
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.
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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 Master Roxie Valdivieso, as well as Cathie Morrison to the Outer Banks Salt Cave for these sessions. Add-ons are available and include Halotherapy, Chakra balancing, and crystal therapy.
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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!
- Non – Invasive
- 100% Drug Free