06/01/11 -- Sunrise Company, developer and builder of America's finest country club communities, announced today the appointment of Jennifer Di Francesco as Director of Spa and Sports Club at Toscana Country Club. With over 20 years of experience, Jennifer will be responsible for overseeing all operations in the Spa Bella Vita and Sports Club.
Prior to joining Toscana Country Club, Ms. Francesco was the Spa Director of Agua Serena at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort and was the Director of Spa Operations for The Well at the Miramonte Resort, both in Indian Wells, California. During Jennifer's tenure at the Miramonte, The Well received numerous awards including "#1 Resort Spa in North America" by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.
Ms. Di Francesco is licensed in Massage Therapy, Esthetics and is a certified Pilates instructor. She hosts a weekly radio show every Tuesday on Mix 100.5, a local radio station in Palm Springs, called "Total Wellness Tuesdays" and writes a column for Desert Health News.
"We are very excited to have Jennifer at Toscana," said Paul Levy, General Manager and CEO of Toscana Country Club. "Her dedication to excellence, knowledge of the spa and fitness industry and involvement in the local community will help us continue to provide our Members and their guests with the highest levels of service at our world-class Spa Bella Vita and Sports Club."
Spa Bella Vita at Toscana Country Club is one of the most luxurious private spas in the West and was recently named one of the "Most Romantic Spas in the World" by Book4Time, Inc., the leading web-based management solution for spas, resorts, health and wellness. Members and their guests enjoy lavish personal services from facials and body wraps to hot stone massages in five beautifully appointed individual treatment suites and two couple's suites all with private courtyards and outdoor showers. The suites surround a stunning outdoor water garden designed to provide a relaxing ambiance with the tranquil presence of water. The Spa also includes ladies' and gentlemen's locker rooms that feature steam rooms, saunas and outdoor spas and relaxing lounges along with a salon for manicures and pedicures.
In the Sports Club, Members enjoy invigorating work-outs in the fitness room, focused training in the Pilates room and a host of fitness programs including yoga and BodyPump in the movement studio. Infused with the warmth of Tuscany's unique architecture and ambiance, the Sports Club and Spa Bella Vita feature arched openings, vaulted beam ceilings, soaring tower elements, rustic stonework and luxurious finishes.
Toscana County Club is a private equity Club with 626 luxurious homes and estate home sites. Equity golf membership is limited to 275 members for each of the two private 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses. Equity Sports Club and Spa Memberships are limited to 175 members. A limited number of Invitational (non-resident) memberships are available. New homes at Toscana are offered from $1.2 million to over $7 million with a limited number of estate home sites available from $825,000. For more information, please call Toscana Country Club Sales and Membership, (760) 772-7000 www.toscanacc.com
For more than 40 years, Sunrise Company has been building America's finest country club communities, including The Lakes Country Club, Palm Valley Country Club and Indian Ridge Country Club in Palm Desert, California; and PGA West in La Quinta, California, co-developed with Landmark Land Company.