First-ever spa at legendary city palace property offers guests a sight to
behold designed for beauty, relaxation and wellness -
January 2008 (Buenos Aires) The Alvear Palace Hotel
announces the opening of the brand new Alvear
Spa & Fitness Center. The newly designed and elegant space offers guests
the experience of physical and spiritual well-being with a range of innovative
treatments many the first of their kind in Argentina. The ambience, using
light and water as key elements, is designed to welcome the senses.
Taken from any angle, the 8,600 square-foot Alvear Spa is
a sight to behold. Italian Bizazza marble tiles create focal points
throughout, while the floors of Botticino, gold calacatta and yellow Valence marble
are striking underfoot. The reception area is crowned with a trompe loiel
oil painting as well as classic and contemporary French-style furniture. Overall,
the spa features five treatment rooms, a wellness area and fitness area. There
is also a beauty salon offering hairstyling, manicure and pedicure services.
Water is an integral part of the Alvear Spas design
and concept. Along with steam baths and hydro-massage showers, the spas
stainless steel Ludic vitality swimming pool percolates with ozonated
bubbles which help detoxify the body and encourage relaxation. There are also
two water sensation paths, each of different temperatures, intended
for therapeutic stimulation as guests walk upon water-washed stones that increase
leg circulation and positively affect the lymphatic system.
The Alvear Spas treatment menu encompasses facials,
massages and body treatments, revitalizing, detoxifying and therapeutic programs,
as well as an enticing selection of signature La Prairie spa treatments. The highlight
is the Exclusive Radiant Treatment, developed by La Prairie exclusively for the
Alvear Palace. Inspired by the Radiance Collection, this luscious facial will
lighten, enhance, and lift, providing an illuminating texture while erasing years
from those who experience it.
theres much more, with selections including a Parafango body treatment using
volcanic mud and paraffin to counter water retention and cellulite. A Balneosel
detoxifying program employs marine salts and the invigorating properties of eucalyptus
oil blended in a healthy and rejuvenating bath. And the Alvear Golden Program
promises recovery of lost vitality with the aid of natural products, skin hydration
and a relaxation massage.
by mahogany walls and indigenous lapacho wood flooring, the Alvear Spas
Fitness Center also offers much to encourage guests in their healthful pursuits.
The Fitness Centers Italian-designed Technogym equipment is arranged before
diverting television screens, while the Kinesis system, unique in Latin America,
offers training with cable-stretching systems enabling unrestricted, gentle motion
reflective of the bodys natural movements.
area of the Fitness Center is serviced by specially trained staff, who are available
for aid and encouragement alike.
all of the above amenities werent enough, the Alvear Spa & Fitness Center
will have plenty of thoughtful touches to take the relaxation experience to the
next level, such as specialty prepared menus from the hotels chef, in addition
to fresh fruit and exclusive tea blends including the exclusive Alvear
Tea Blend served within.
information on the Alvear Spa & Fitness Center or to make reservations at
Alvear Palace Hotel in Buenos Aires, please contact 1-800-223-1230 (Leading Hotels
of the World) or visit www.alvearpalace.com.
Located in the most exclusive area of Recoleta, Alvear Palace
Hotel has had a significant presence in Argentinas social, cultural, political
and business affairs since its formal opening in 1932. Today, the recently renovated
and international award-winning hotel offers European elegance, personalized services
and modern technology throughout. Its 210 guest rooms are decorated in a classic
and welcoming Louis XV style, with Personal Butler Service, Hermès Paris
toiletries, fresh flowers and fruits, and Personal Shopper services, among other
conveniences. La Bourgogne restaurant is the only Relais Gourmand in Latin America,
offering a wine menu with more than 700 labels from all around the world. Opened
in 2008, the elegant Alvear Palace Spa & Fitness Center offers physical and
spiritual well-being with a range of innovative treatments many the first
of their kind in Argentina. www.alvearpalace.com