Spa Trend:Treatments for Children and Teens
Spas are no longer just for adults – which is evident in a growing trend involving world-class spas that cater to children and teens. These spas in the US and the Caribbean are offering spa treatments tailored for the younger traveler. See three unique kid spa offerings below and please let me know if you’d like more info or photos.
The Homestead – Hot Springs, VA
The Spa at The Homestead is located in the Allegheny Mountains of Western Virginia and is renowned for its use of local ingredients and its naturally heated healing springs. The Homestead offers Kidspa Tween & Teen Services. This unique program of spa services for kids, tweens and teens can be enjoyed exclusively in the Spa Suite. Those under 12 can try one of the KidSpa Tween services like My First Facial to cleanse and tone the skin, with a gentle mask with steam and a facial massage. ($75). Guests 12-16 can have a KidSpa Teen service like the Blueberry Belle Pedicure, a blueberry bubble bath and exfoliation followed by a blueberry moisturizing foot mask and massage. Your nails will also be filed, shaped and polished. ($80).
Topnotch Resort and Spa – Stowe, Vermont
The Topnotch Spa covers 35,000 square feet with 30 treatment rooms and more than 120 rejuvenating and exotic treatments and services to choose from. Teens of all ages are welcome in the Salon for the teen facial. The Total Teen Facial involves deep cleansing, toning, steam, mask, extractions and a facial massage. The Shirley Temple is a package directed at girls under the age of 12. It’s designed to be a fun, yet grown up, experience for little spa newbies. The package comprises of a mini spa manicure, a June Jacobs bubbly spa pedicure, and a mini facial, and of course, a Shirley Temple. 2 hours, $125, 20% service charge included. Use of the indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs.
Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort – Antigua
SENSE, A Rosewood Spa at Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort recently introduced a NEW Rose Buds™ Junior Spa Menu. The new menu offers guests ages 4 to 16 opportunities to experience teen treatments like Chillax, which allows teens to unwind with aromatherapy washcloths, cool cucumbers and a hand and foot massage. The open-air spa located steps from the beach also introduced the Beach Bliss Mani, Beach Bliss Pedi, Mini Massage, and Mini Facial. Braiding and Hair Wraps are also available.
Loews Coronado Bay Resort – Coronado Bay, CA
The new Teen Transformation Facial at Loews Coronado Bay is a cleansing facial that addresses the factors that cause breakouts, redness and spots for teens seeking a powerful clear skin solution. Offered to teens ages 14 and up. 25 min $65 / 50 min $110.