Spas in the News
Westin Resort Hilton Head Island to Open Heavenly Spa by Westin in April
2007 - To be first Heavenly Spa by Westin in Continental United States
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (March 6, 2007) The
Westin Resort Hilton Head Island will open the first Heavenly Spa by Westin
in the Continental United States in April 2007, according to the resorts
General Manager Jim McGlashan. Developed exclusively for Westin Hotels & Resorts,
the Heavenly Spa by Westin is a retreat for guests seeking a moment to renew,
relax and be pampered.
This marks the fourth Heavenly Spa by
Westin to grace the brands portfolio, joining three others located at The
Westin Maui, The Westin Fiji and The Westin Langkawi, in Malaysia.
brand-new 8,000 square foot spa will feature nine deluxe treatment rooms including
two facial rooms, and one opulent couples suite with dual beds and an oversized
soaking tub. The facility will also include luxurious mens and womens
locker rooms complete with saunas. Perhaps the most unique characteristic is the
architectural design of the facility; the modern and simplistic elements invite
guests to enjoy the relaxing sanctuaries and alcoves complimented by relaxing
fire and water fixtures to further enhance the sensory experience.
all the services and amenities available, the spa ultimately provides guests with
a sensually therapeutic and tranquil experience that mentally, physically and
spiritually stimulates the five senses through holistic treatments.
arrival at The Heavenly Spa by Westin, guests are given a signature beverage of
blueberry and white tea and a warm herbal pack to relax their shoulders as they
check in for their treatment.
As the guests move about the
spa, they are provided the highest level of instinctive service as they are escorted
through their spa journey. The peaceful environment of the spa is reflected by
small, thoughtful touches. Serene visual stimuli such as white flowers and insightful
messages are displayed throughout the spa, and the sound of gentle waterfalls
provides a tranquil backdrop. The scent of white tea aromatherapy fills the spa,
and steam rooms are infused with Eucalyptus oils to invigorate the senses.
exclusive collection of Holistic Spa Services which includes the Indigo massage,
Indigo wrap and Indigo facial, are designed to reflect the cultural and natural
surroundings of Hilton Head Island. Developed to honor the indigo plant, one of
Hilton Head Islands historically prevailing crops, these treatments were
created to relax your body, stimulate and purify your skin, and open your mind
through the energy of the indigo plants vibrant color.
Heavenly Spa massage table is considered by many to be the most luxurious spa
table currently on the market. Ergonomically designed to fit the curves of the
body, the tables strength and AeroCel padding system provides sumptuous
comfort and support, enveloping guests into cloud-like softness during massage
treatments. Comphy linens provide an amazingly light yet plush comfort,
indulging guests with ease and contentment. The face cradle was designed exclusively
for the Heavenly Spa, and features a glass bowl filled with white flowers and
signature aromatherapy blends as a soothing focal point for guests.
addition to signature touches and massages, the Heavenly Spa also offers a full-service
salon, complete with manicure, pedicure, facial and hair salon services. The spa
also features contemporary techniques such as the Rollerssage hot
stone treatment, a therapy in which heated crystalline spheres are rolled over
the body, melting away tension and relaxing tight muscles.
Amy Wilson-Moghina will serve as the Heavenly Spa Director, and brings to her
new position an impressive background in opening and managing luxury spas. Her
experience includes, but is not limited to, formerly serving as Spa Director at
The Boulders Resort in Carefree, AZ , an award winning facility that has consistently
been voted #1 Small Luxury Resort by Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report.
within Port Royal Plantation, The Westin Resort Hilton Head Island is a AAA Four
Diamond Award-winning resort overlooking a newly renourished Atlantic beach and
includes more than 500 guest room and villa accommodations. The resort offers
a variety of dining options, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a full-service
health club, running and walking trails, beach and water sports.
also have access to the private Port Royal Racquet Club and the Port Royal Golf
Club, featuring three spectacular 18-hole golf courses: The Barony, Planters
Row and Robbers Row, designed by George W. Cobb, Willard C. Byrd and Pete
Dye, respectively. The Port Royal Racquet club features 16 tennis courts featuring
all three Grand Slam court surfaces -- clay, hard and grass. The Westin Resort
Hilton Head Island also offers over 28,000 square feet of meeting space within
18 meeting rooms, including a 13,200 square-foot Grand Ballroom, an Oceanfront
Pavilion and two Executive Boardrooms. For more information, visit www.westin.com/hiltonhead/heavenlyspa.