Monthly Newsfeed: What’s Hot on the Spa and Wellness Scene
Summer slowdown? Not for the spa and wellness industry! Catch up on what happened in the spa and wellness world with this monthly recap.
First European Six Senses Resort Opens
The 57-room Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal, sits in the UNESCO World Heritage area of the Douro Valley and has a 24,000-square-foot Six Senses Spa with 10 treatment rooms; an indoor swimming pool; steam, sauna, and laconium areas; and locally inspired services. Therapies use native ingredients picked from the Douro vineyards and orchards; additionally, a “visiting practitioner” program brings top wellness experts to the resort.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Announces Fall Meditation Retreat
The Paradise Valley, Arizona-based Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain’s second Satori Meditation Retreat, led by meditation instructor Sarah McLean, will take place October 4-7, 2015. The retreat includes three-nights’ accommodations, three meals daily, choice of four 60-minute spa treatments, guided deep meditation, yoga sessions, and more.
The French Beauty Solution Makes Debut
Caudalie co-founder Mathilde Thomas shares her beauty and anti-aging expertise in her new book, The French Beauty Solution.
Miami Celebrates Spa Month
The seventh-annual Miami Spa Month (technically two months—the campaign runs throughout July and August) allows consumers to enjoy treatments at locations in Greater Miami and the Beaches area for as low as $99. Check it out if you’re in the area!
Announcement: Rosewood São Paulo to Launch in 2018
The hotel, occupying a landmark building in the center of São Paulo, is the first South American property for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts®. Prominent figures collaborating on the hotel project, scheduled for a 2018 opening, include entrepreneur Alexandre Allard and designer Philippe Starck. Luxuries will comprise a large spa, two restaurants, rooftop pool, wedding chapel, and more.
Silverado Spa Unveils a New Look
Spa updates at Napa’s Silverado Resort include a design esthetic reflective of the wine country surroundings and a menu that utilizes the local bounty. New ergonomically correct leather spa chairs, river rock-lined footbeds, and footbaths outfit the salon, which also features a revamped outdoor garden for larger spa groups. Artwork from a local artist was added to the Spa Café, while relaxation lounges were renovated with natural materials and a new color palette. On the treatment side, services now highlight seasonal, local ingredients, and the menu was revised with new additions like spray tans and a Phytomer-based body contouring treatment.
Topping Rose House in the Hamptons Partners with Townhouse Spa in NYC
The collaboration will afford guests of the boutique-style Topping Rose House hotel access to Townhouse Spa services, including massage, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs.