New Seasonal Treatments Complement Winter Favorites; Resort Adds Interactive Blend Bar and Vinyassa Yoga
NORTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – Jan. 6, 2014
– The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe introduced a selection of new seasonal treatments that complement signature favorites specifically designed for the winter season and the region’s active mountain lifestyle.
“After an active day of skiing or snowboarding, we welcome our hotel guests and those living in or visiting the region to enjoy relaxing, interactive experiences at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe,” said Joseph Mattioli, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe. “In addition to the rejuvenating treatments offered by skilled therapists, spa goers have access to separate men’s and women’s relaxation lounges, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and rain shower experiences and co-ed outdoor private spa lap pool.”
Perfect for a relaxing day slope-side is the Coffee Cake Break
treatment. Start with a deep exfoliating sweet caramel body scrub infused with caffeine designed to stimulate and revive dry skin followed by a simmering bath soak to hydrate and lock in moisture. A massage with caramel scented body lotion is the icing on the cake. (90 minutes, $300)
Prepare for family photos with the organic Picture Perfect Pumpkin Facial
, incorporating a yam and pumpkin enzyme peel that will leave skin glowing. A sweet yellow clover masque will enrich the skin, revealing a refreshed and hydrated complexion. (80 minutes, $300)
The new Buttered Rum Rejuvenation
manicure, pedicure combination is perfect for soothing tired hands and feet during the winter months. An intoxicating sweet exfoliation using a special blend of brown sugar and premium aged rum, finished with caramel body milk will leave the skin soft and hydrated. (80 minutes, $150)
These treatments are offered in addition to signature winter spa treatment favorites that include the Après Ski Massage
and the Cozy Cabin Couple’s Massage. After a long day on the mountain, reset muscle memory with the winter signature Après Ski Massage. This specialized massage incorporates specific elongating stretches, pressure point techniques and therapeutic massage.
(80 minutes, $265)
A romantically illuminated spa suite featuring its own fireplace is where couples can relax as though they have escaped into the woods while enjoying the Cozy Cabin Couple’s Massage
tailored to the needs of both individuals. (50 minutes, $185.00 per person, 80 minutes, $265 per person)
Guided by a spa expert, guests can now embark on an interactive, hands-on journey to blend their own body salt scrub, body sugar scrub or whipped body moisturizer at the new Blend Bar
. The salt scrub comes from the famous salt flats in Salt Lake and contains high amounts of trace minerals, great for detoxifying the body. Grapeseed oil is used in the body scrubs and contains vitamin A & E; both help rebuild collagen, repair damaged skin and enhance the skin’s resistance to oxidative damage. Products are by Salt of the Earth and can be completely customized by the following scents: orange pomegranate, cucumber mint, bamboo, teak, oatmeal milk n’ honey, white ginger, cabana boy, juicy pink grapefruit, juniper black currant, Thai silk, aloe & green tea and eucalyptus. The Blend Bar is offered daily. ($30 for one 6oz product, $50 for two 6oz products)
Offering a wide selection of fitness classes, the resort’s fully integrated wellness program has been expanded to include a new all‐levels Vinyassa Yoga
class. Under the instruction of the property’s yoga teacher, guests will be guided to a calm peaceful state while unwinding after a strenuous day of play on the mountain by focusing on mind‐ body. (60 minutes, $20).
All prices are exclusive of tax and gratuity.
To confirm hotel reservations at The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, please contact your travel professional, visit www.ritzcarlton.com/LakeTahoe
or call reservations toll-free at 800-241-3333. To make reservations in The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Lake Tahoe, please call 530-562-3030.
Robin A. Penning