About Mandara Spa at Loews Portofino Bay
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando is a reproduction of an Italian Riviera seaside village, complete with cobbled streets, outdoor cafés, gelato, and bocce ball. The harbor piazza, set along the bay's serene shores, is an ideal spot for a stroll during the day; by night, guests can take in musical and themed shows celebrating the Mediterranean's charm.
Guests can indulge in signature Balinese-inspired therapies such as the Elemis Aroma Spa Ocean Wrap at the on-site Mandara Spa. Teens are invited to the spa for select services; additional family-friendly features include the hotel's Campo Portofino kids' complex.
There are 750 guest rooms, 45 of them suites, with European-inspired interiors, three swimming pools, and 42,000 square feet of event space.
Located directly in the hotel, the Galleria Portofino showcases paintings, sculptures, jewelry, and glass-blown art by Italian artists.
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Located on the hotel's first floor by the Piazza Ponte between the Beach and Villa pools, Mandara Spa is a 12,263-square-feet facility with 14 treatment rooms as well as a coed lounge and whirlpool, separate men's and women's sauna and steam rooms, a fitness center with individual TV monitors, and a full-service hair and nail salon.
Therapies focus on Balinese-inspired services and include facials, wraps, cellulite treatments, massage, manicures, pedicures, tooth-whitening treatments, and hair, makeup, and waxing services. One of the spa's signature treatments is the Javanese Lulur, a traditional body cleansing that incorporates tumeric, red rice, fenugreek, jasmine cempak, and Ylang Ylang.
In-room massage treatments are available as well as therapies for men and teens. The spa frequently hosts receptions with treatment sampling and hors d'oeuvres.
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Florida Resident Discount
Feb 28, 2013 - Dec 31, 2013
Feb 28, 2013 - Dec 31, 2013
Florida residents enjoy 10% off spa services!
Mom is a Rock. Mom is a Gem. Mom is a Gift of Love.
Apr 22, 2013 - May 31, 2013
Apr 22, 2013 - Jul 31, 2013
Wife, daughter, sister, friend, above all, she is a Mom.
This May, Mandara Spa treats every Mom to the most beloved massages and a favorite facial, inclusive of some @Home TLC -- a product for Mom to continue her journey toward beauty and well-being at home.
For the Rock of the Family
Gift Mom with a relaxing Swedish massage and let her customize her quiet time with a choice of one: hot stone upgrade, Frangipani Hair and Scalp Treatment, or Conditioning Foot Treatment. @Home TLC: Mom receives an Elemis Spa@Home Instant Refreshing Gel 250ml ($55.50 value),* an instant revitalizer to help relieve stress and muscle tension. 50 minutes. $170 (20% savings)**
For the Gem of the Family
Elemis' precious Pro-Collagen Quartz Lift Facial is empowered with Quartz micro-crystals and the anti-oxidant properties of other minerals to slow down the visible signs of aging, leaving the skin firmer and uplifted. Includes a hand, arm and scalp massage plus choice of one: Foot Conditioning Treatment or Paraffin Upgrade. @Home TLC: Mom receives an Elemis Gentle Rose Exfoliator 40ml ($40 value),* to continue to keep her skin a glow at home. 60 minutes. $180 (a 20% savings)**
A Gift of Love
During this wondrous time of change, expecting Moms deserve a heavenly treatment to relieve tension and alleviate swelling from the hands and feet. This massage promotes relaxation and comfort and safety is ensured with supportive pillows and Japanese Camellia Oil. @Home TLC: Mom receives an Elemis Sp@Home Japanese Camellia Oil 100ml ($48 value)* to help prevent stretch marks. 50 minutes. $160 (a 20% savings)**
The Perfect Gift for Every Mom: A Mandara Spa Gift Card Can't decide? Let Mom Choose.
All offers include complete use of spa amenities. All offers are available for purchase through May 31, 2013. Must be redeemed by July 31, 2013. Must be used in 1 visit by 1 person. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Restrictions apply. *While supplies last. May be replaced with product of equal or lesser value. ** Savings represented is an average and varies by location.
Mandara Spa at Loews Portofino Bay
Slightly dated facilities - but excellent service!By Sarah B | November 1, 2012
Celeste is a great waxerBy spatacular | October 24, 2010
Best pre-natal massage EVER!!!!!!By JulieT | November 3, 2009
Location & Hours
Mandara Spa at Loews Portofino Bay5601 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
- The Orlando International Airport (MCO)is a 15-minute drive away by car.
- Orlando has a warm, humid subtropical climate, experiencing two extreme seasons. During the hot and rainy season (from June until September), daytime high temperatures average about 90° F (32° C) or higher. During the dry season (October through May), temps are more mild, with daytime highs of around 72 °F (22 °C).
Facilities & Amenities
When not spa-ing, guests can indulge in a variety of fitness and recreational activities at the hotel and in the surrounding region. Guests can team up to play the Italian bowling game of bocce on the hotel's courts or jog and hike along the property's three-mile loop. A complimentary shuttle takes golfers to and from three area courses.
The family-style Beach Pool, with its two Jacuzzis, Roman aqueduct waterslide and nearby children's pool; the more opulent Villa Pool; and the secluded Hillside Pool are all part of Portofino Bay's swimming multiplex. "Dive-in" movies are shown poolside on select nights.
Those staying at the hotel also have access to exclusive benefits to the various Universal Studios theme parks, including the bypassing of regular lines at most rides and attractions, complimentary on-site transportation, and priority seating at theme park restaurants.
Rooms & Dining
Guest rooms feature elegant European-inspired interiors with handsome Italian furnishings, touches of marble, and views of the property's gardens and pool, Portofino Bay, and the harbor piazza. Appointments such as flat-panel TVs, three telephones with dual voice lines, turndown service (upon request), and wireless high-speed Internet access provide a comfortable feel for both leisure and business travelers. The Presidente Suite boasts chic amenities such as a fireplace, mini-kitchen, whirlpool tub, dining and conference area, and roomy outdoor terrace; families may want to stay in the two-bedroom, whimsically designed Dr. Seuss Kids Suites. Guests reserving Club Level accommodations have access to a 3,500-square-foot lounge and personal concierge services.
Mama Della's Ristorante introduces diners to Old World, home-style dinner specialties from Naples, Piemonte, and Tuscany; strolling musicians accompany meals, adding to the restaurant's inviting charm. Other options include Bice Ristorante, the hotel's fine dining restaurant known for its bay views, and Trattoria del Porto, a casual eatery offering family-style dishes of antipasti and desserts.