HEAD ISLAND, SC (March 22, 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 resort’s 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
This marks the fourth Heavenly Spa by Westin to grace the brand’s portfolio,
joining three others located at The Westin Maui, The Westin Fiji and The
Westin Langkawi, in Malaysia.
The 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
men’s and women’s 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.
Above 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
Upon 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.
The 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 Island’s 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 plant’s
The 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 table’s 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.
In 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
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
Harper’s Hideaway Report.
Located 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
Guests 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, Planter’s Row and Robber’s 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.
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