Spa Treatments

The ultimate luxury of pampering spa services on board superyachts

Charter Spa Services provides yacht guests and owners with the ultimate luxury of pampering spa services while on board their yacht (or in their home or villa). With over 13 years of licensed massage and skin care experience and 11 years within the yachting community, Charter Spa Services’ Owner Heather Hawthorne, prides herself on earning an industry-wide reputation for first class service, with the highest of standards. Years of experience within the yachting industry and in private practice have allowed her a vast knowledge of yachts, their clients and their needs. Each premium treatment is a pampering, personalized spa experience...

Resorts West Launches In-Room Spa Experience

Resorts West is introducing a new en-suite spa experience to its Park City guests. From eucalyptus steam treatments, European facials, private yoga and Pilates and even romantic spa bath/turndown service, Resorts West provides guests with more than just high-end lodging. Everything from the linens and spa robes, aromatherapy and cool calming background music will transport guests to a relaxing spa experience, in the comfort of their luxury Resorts West property. Guests can make appointments and coordinate services through a Resorts West private concierge any time of day; en suite spa services are available from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily...

Spa Preparation for Swine/H1N1 Flu Season

As we approach the dawn of the Swine/H1N1 era now is the time to prepare for what lies ahead. Solid protocols for all staff members and spa guests will be critical in preventing the spread of Swine Flu. This flu season spas must take additional precautions in their current housekeeping protocols and inform employees as well as customers regarding additional steps being taken to protect them. These steps will allow you to prevent the outbreak of the Swine flu in the spa reducing the necessity to change or cancel appointments. Keep in mind employees could be absent because they are...

Ionic Foot Baths Come Under Attack

The LA Times reports that ionic foot baths may be relaxing, but claims of detoxification 'make zero sense." According to Steve Gilbert, an affiliate associate professor of environmental and occupational health sciences at the University of Washington in Seattle, "there's simply no way to draw large amounts of chemicals, toxic or otherwise, through skin. 'The skin is a darn good barrier that's designed to keep things in the body. [Claiming to pull] stuff across that barrier is nutty.' Different companies have different explanations for how ionic foot baths supposedly work. Ionicfootbath.com explains that the 'negative ions produced by the ionic...

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