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New Spa Opening at Kimpton’s Tideline Ocean Resort in Palm Beach

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Bargains, Resort and Hotel Spas | 0 comments

Tideline oceanview suite

Tideline oceanview suite

Palm Beach’s Newest Lifestyle Hotel Introduces 5,900 Square Foot Spa Inspired by Healing Properties of the Ocean

Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa – Palm Beach unveiled its new spa this week during its “Turn the Tide on Melanoma” event in support of the Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation.

Following a top-to-bottom renovation and re-design inspired by the healing properties of the ocean, the expanded 5,900 square foot spa includes seven treatment rooms offering a variety of distinctive treatments, body scrubs, facials, massages, salon and nail services as well as other wellness-driven offerings for men, women and couples to uncoil daily stress and renew the spirit.

Featuring products by Yonka, Paris and Jurlique, Tideline’s sumptuous services and therapies blend nature and science to nourish and treat both the mind and body, while relaxing the senses. Designed to delight guests with tranquil, Zen-inspired “relax-into-abandon” sensibility, Tideline’s spa embodies the hotel’s dynamic and rebellious spirit, contemporary design, and seductively relaxed vibe.

The March 4 “Turn the Tideline on Melanoma” event was attended by more than 125 Palm Beach taste makers who enjoyed the mini spa treatments, light hors d’oeuvres, libations and featured luxuries from local boutiques. In keeping with the hotel and spa’s community support, the event served as both the spa’s official launch while also kicking off a series of month-long $99 treatment services that include any one of the following:

50 minute Swedish massage

50 minute Deep Cleansing Facial


Blue Water Body Polish

After Sun Relief

Guests of Tideline’s spa are encouraged to take advantage of the hotel’s water-centric amenities including its direct beach access, infinity pool with soothing waterfall and private cabanas, locker facilities, amenities and complimentary valet parking.

Following a series of property enhancements, this irreverent and captivating resort, which sits on the Atlantic Ocean’s edge along 6,900 total square feet of oceanfront on the island, welcomed its first guests in December 2014. The hotel’s dramatic and soothing interior design, oceanfront destination restaurant and culinary experiences – a Kimpton signature; along with a pool deck that offers an extended day of sun worshipping thanks to its location, combine to create a uniquely Tideline guest experience. From day to night, guests will enjoy a seductive setting for sipping cocktails, sunbathing or enjoying an awe-inspiring spa treatment. Tideline’s 134 guest rooms and suites feature luxurious Sobel Westex bed linens and bath products by Paya.

To book a spa stay at Kimpton’s new Tideline Ocean Resort and Spa, a special grand opening rate, starting at $297/night, is available for booking through April 30, 2015. To book, visit the website, call 855-523-5455, or email at and refer to booking code TDLN and TDLNK for Kimpton Karma members. Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa – Palm Beach is located at 2842 S. Ocean Boulevard, Palm Beach, Florida.



The Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa, a Kimpton hotel launched in December 2014, is the only beachfront boutique hotel on the island of Palm Beach. With 134 guestrooms and two suites, Tideline embodies the escapist in everyone by combining an unpretentious air of sophistication with the inviting glow of the sun and continuous flow of fresh ocean breezes. Perched at the Atlantic Ocean’s edge along more than 200 feet of white sand beach, the Tideline Ocean Resort’s dramatic views and soothing interior design, expanded signature spa, destination restaurant and infinity pool create a seductive setting for sipping cocktails, sun-worshiping, or enjoying an indulging renewal of the mind, body, and spirit. Tideline serves up a guest experience tailor-made for the discerning traveler, delighting guests with its “relax-into-abandon” sensibility, coy yet rebellious spirit, dramatic and contemporary style, and tranquil setting. Together with Kimpton’s hallmark focus on highly personalized service, Tideline redefines the Palm Beach vacation experience. For reservations and information visit the website or call (855) 523-5455 or 1-800-KIMPTON.


Atlanta’s Mandarin Oriental Spa Hosts Spring Retreat

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in News, Resort and Hotel Spas | 0 comments

Vitality pool at the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta

Vitality pool at the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta

Located in the prestigious Buckhead neighborhood, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta is delighted to present the Spring Detox retreat on Saturday April 25, 2015 featuring Tammy Stokes, author of Live Your Healthiest Life and founder of West Coast Workout. The retreat’s unique combination of tonics, deep healing superfoods and classes will leave guests renewed, reenergized and feeling their best for the summer ahead.

The retreat begins with a morning cardio and body sculpting class providing a total body workout to ensure the best overall results for weight maintenance and body design.  The session will also focus on skills to reduce stress and create happiness in a guest’s daily life, followed by a core body strengthening workout. Then, guests will take part in an energized Power Yoga Flow class featuring Pilates and core exercises for a comprehensive workout.  An evening group workshop provides stress management techniques, a mantra card reading and fitness class.  Throughout the retreat, guests will enjoy special tonics and soups exclusively from the Tammy Stokes Lifestyle Line.  Some of the selections include the Skinny H2O infused water, Energy Tonic, Detox Green Tonic, Secret Slimming Soup and the Green Miracle Soup.

Guests can also bask in luxurious accommodations and therapeutic spa treatments at the award-winning Spa. Relaxation within the Spa’s separate male and female heat and water areas include: a climate-controlled indoor lap pool, whirlpool and sauna and steam.   A separate fitness center is also available complete with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and resistance equipment.

The full-day retreat including all classes and workshops, selections of tonics and soups and one spa treatment is priced at USD 285. For guests seeking luxurious overnight accommodations on April 24 or 25, rates start from USD 275 per night plus tax.  For reservations, please call +1 (404) 995 7526 or visit the website.

About Tammy Stokes

Tammy is one of the most popular fitness and wellness advisors in Atlanta.  As the creator of West Coast Workout and author of Live Your Healthiest Life, her teaching is the most comprehensive and unique lifestyle approach to obtaining a life in balance. With almost three decades of experience in the health and fitness industry, including work as a celebrity trainer in Hollywood, Tammy has been featured on MSNBC, FOX and CNN.

About The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta is a 15,000-square-foot haven of blissful relaxation. Offering unparalleled therapy for the body, mind and spirit, spa treatments are based on ancient rituals, modern treatments and proven techniques gathered from around the world. Rooted in oriental graciousness and personalization, highly trained therapists deliver a holistic approach to restore balance and harmony. The extensive spa has 14 private treatment rooms, including a VIP Couples Suite, a 60-foot climate-controlled indoor lap pool that is bathed in natural sunlight and overlooks the English Garden, a high-tech fitness center with TechnoGym equipment, Yoga Studio, steam room, Vitality Pool, relaxation areas with adjoining terrace and spa boutique.

About Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta

Housed in an iconic building designed by celebrated American architect Robert A.M. Stern, Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta soars 42 stories above the Atlanta skyline and offers sophisticated, residential elegance in its 127 spacious rooms and suites. The intimate hotel features a blissful 15,000-square foot spa, indoor lap pool, fitness center, extensive meeting and event space, The Café & Bar for exquisite dining and Taipan, serving specialty cocktails. The sought-after Buckhead location is steps away from the region’s top dining, chic designer boutiques and cultural attractions. The hotel is 35 minutes from Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and 10 minutes from the DeKalb-Peachtree Airport, which accommodates private aircraft.


Los Angeles’ Terranea Resort Introduces New Facial Treatment Technology

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in News, Resort and Hotel Spas | 0 comments

Terranea Resort

Terranea Resort

Radiant Results Facials Offer Guests Immediate Visible Results

The Spa at Terranea is proud to announce its new Radiant Results Facials from Aromatherapy Associates. This addition makes The Spa at Terranea the only location in California offering these services. The new series of facials uses innovative all-natural products with Nobel Prize winning telomere technology and an Aroma Radiance Lift (ARL) Machine. The treatments use gentle micro-currents for improving muscle tone, plumping and hydration, along with technology for deep cleansing and healing the skin. The age-defense skincare products, Rose Infinity, incorporate powerful but natural ingredients that work on a cellular level for maximum results. The immediate results are perfect for a big event or occasion with no skin irritation following the treatment and results lasting several days. The results include a luminous, youthful complexion with a visible lift.

The Spa at Terranea offers guests three types of Radiant Results Facials based on the desired results:

- Aroma Lift Facial – Tones facial muscles, addresses fine lines and rehydrates skin. 60 minutes, $265.

- Aroma Clear Facial – Deeply cleanses and brightens the complexion, and corrects problem skin. 60 minutes, $265.

- Ultimate Radiance Facial – Lifts, tones and plumps out fine lines giving visibly improved natural radiance and glowing, healthy skin. 90 minutes, $365.

“We are delighted to offer the Radiant Results Facials that use a synergy of innovative, natural products with technology that boosts their effects,” said Sharon Holtz, Spa Director at The Spa at Terranea. “Spa-goers are thrilled with the results they are seeing, and we’re excited for The Spa at Terranea to introduce the technology to our guests.”

At-home Rose Infinity products are available at The Spa to continue the benefits for the skin between treatments. The facials will also be available in a series of three or six treatments, which can help condition the skin for longer lasting results. Guests can receive up to two to three facials per week, depending on the sensitivity of the skin.

The award-winning spa at Terranea Resort, a Destination Hotel, is an expansive 50,000-square-foot facility set along the Pacific Ocean in Southern California. The Spa provides a coastal Mediterranean ambiance and serves as a serene oasis to rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit for overall wellness. Guests can enjoy 25 luxury treatment rooms overlooking the ocean, including three VIP suites. Signature treatments feature both morning and late afternoon rituals using natural ingredients and products, such as blue mineral sea clay and volcanic ash.


Five Ways to De-Stress

Posted by on Mar 12, 2015 in News, Tips | 1 comment


Five Ways to De-Stress

From the publication HEALTHbeat that’s put out by the Harvard Medical School, come tips on combating stress, which can have real physical effects on the body — and which has been linked to a wide range of health issues, including mood, sleep, and appetite problems — and yes, even heart disease.

The connection between chronic stress and heart disease isn’t well defined. It has been suggested that stress triggers inflammation, a known instigator of heart disease, but that hasn’t been proven. “I think the conventional opinion is that stress is bad for your heart, but the data are much murkier,” says Dr. Deepak Bhatt, director of the Integrated Interventional Cardiovascular Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Yet stress may influence heart disease in more subtle ways. “Stress does cause some people to act in ways that increase their risk for heart disease,” Dr. Bhatt says. For example, when stressed, people often eat unhealthy food and don’t have the energy or time to exercise. Stress can also lead us into other heart-damaging behaviors, such as smoking and drinking too much alcohol.

Breaking the connection requires both learning to deal with stress and managing unhealthy habits. These five simple tips can help you do just that.

  1. Stay positive. Laughter has been found to lower levels of stress hormones, reduce inflammation in the arteries, and increase “good” HDL cholesterol.
  2. Meditate. This practice of inward-focused thought and deep breathing has been shown to reduce heart disease risk factors such as high blood pressure. Meditation’s close relatives, yoga and prayer, can also relax the mind and body.
  3. Exercise. Every time you are physically active, whether you take a walk or play tennis, your body releases mood-boosting chemicals called endorphins. Exercising not only melts away stress, it also protects against heart disease by lowering your blood pressure, strengthening your heart muscle, and helping you maintain a healthy weight.
  4. Unplug. It’s impossible to escape stress when it follows you everywhere. Cut the cord. Avoid emails and TV news. Take time each day — even if it’s for just 10 or 15 minutes — to escape from the world.
  5. Find ways to take the edge off your stress. Simple things, like a warm bath, listening to music, or spending time on a favorite hobby, can give you a much-needed break from the stressors in your life.

To learn more about how stress affects your health and well-being, and what to do about it, you can buy Stress Management, a Special Health Report from Harvard Medical School.



New Maui Spa Package at Honua Kai Resort & Spa

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Bargains, Health and Wellness, Resort and Hotel Spas | 0 comments


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Honua Kai Resort & Spa, the luxurious beachfront all-suite condominium property on Maui’s famed Ka’anapali Beach, invites guests to recover from winter with a new Signature Ho’ola Spa Package.

Signature Ho’ola Spa Package Includes:

  • Suite Category and View of Your Choice
  • Unlimited 20% Off All Spa Services During Your Stay
  • Car Rental*
  • Compact Car when confirming a Studio or One Bedroom Suite
  • Mid-Size Car when confirming a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Full Size Car when confirming a 3 Bedroom Suite


*Avis Rent a Car requires all drivers to be 25 years or older with a major credit card.
Booking Dates: March 4 – May 1, 2015

Stay Dates: April 7 – June 22, 2015

Ho’ola Spa is a reflection of Maui and the geographic wonders of the tropical Hawaiian Islands, offering some of the ancient therapies for the ultimate relaxation experience. With our signature treatments, including the only Himalayan Salt Treatment on Maui, and exclusive Maui day spa packages, guests can truly rejuvenate and unwind in Hawaiian style.

For more information or to book this package, call (855) 413-8967 or click here.

About Honua Kai Resort & Spa

Nestled on 38 oceanfront acres of Maui’s pristine Ka’anapali’s North Beach, Honua Kai Resort & Spa features 628 spacious and luxurious suites available for nightly hotel stays or real estate purchase (studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom) with state-of-the-art kitchens, washers and dryers and expansive lanais. The resort’s three-acre “aquatic playground” includes four swimming pools, five hot tubs, a waterslide, waterfalls and fountains. Resort amenities include the new Ho’ola Spa, a fitness center, concierge desk and meeting space. The oceanfront Duke’s Beach House serves cocktails, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Aina Gourmet Market features local, organic and casual fare including fine wines and signature Aina brand coffee. For information on nightly hotel stays, call 808-662-2800 or visit the website.


Winter Skin Help: Five Tips for Treating Dry Skin

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Health and Wellness, Tips | 1 comment


With lower temperatures and drier air comes dry, chapped skin. Biting winds, steamy showers, dipping temps, and indoor heat are just a few seasonal hazards that can cause skin to go haywire. Not only is dealing with dry skin uncomfortable, but it can even cause breakouts.

“Dehydrated skin cells turn over more slowly, causing a buildup of dead skin, which can clog pores and lead to acne flare ups.” says top NYC Dermatologist and Founder of Schweiger Dermatology, Eric Schweiger, MD.

For the sake of your skin, consider these shortcuts to a smooth, soft and clear complexion

  • Bring Back the Humidity – Regular use of a humidifier will add necessary moisture back into the air and into your skin.
  • Wash Only Once – This may come as a shock, but during the fall and winter, you get a free pass to wash your face only once a day–at night time. In the morning, just rinse your face with a splash of cold water and a gentle cleanser which contains tea tree oil to reduce redness.
  • Shut the Front Door – Close the door when you’re taking a bath or shower. You’ll trap the steam in the bathroom and your skin can soak it in.
  • Moisturize Wet Skin – The best way to lock in moisture is by applying your creams and moisturizers onto damp skin. This way you’ll trap all those water molecules onto the skin. Wait no longer than three minutes to apply your moisturizer post-shower.
  • Be Ingredient Savvy - Start reading skincare ingredients. Rather than just buying a lotion or cream because it says “fights dry skin” or some other marketing language, make sure it has ceramides, glycerin, shea butter or stearic acid, lactic acid, dimethicone, urea or mineral oil, all of which are excellent skin hydrators.