Spa Enthusiasts Relish Five-Star Luxury Indulgence With New “Coastal Appreciation” At The Spa At Pelican Hill

Bringing the ultimate luxury pampering experience to visitors and neighbors alike, The Spa at Pelican Hill® introduces its new “Coastal Appreciation” offering as the resort approaches its two-year anniversary. After earning Forbes five-star and AAA five-diamond ratings in its first year open, Southern California’s acclaimed luxury spa retreat now presents a refreshed offering of inspired treatments, wellness services and superb indulgences.

New to The Spa’s menu, tiered weekday and weekend rates offer affordable luxury for the same relaxing, renewing and invigorating experiences that spa enthusiasts have enjoyed over the past few years. Massage treatments, such as the favorite Amber Gold Signature Massage, start from $90, skincare from $60, salon services from $50 and nail care from $40.

“We appreciate the amazing support of our local residents and visiting guests who have allowed us to provide blissful experiences, personalized service and an unparalleled level of luxury during our first few seasons in operation,” said Liza Esayian, Spa Director for The Spa at Pelican Hill. “Building on this success, we’re pleased to enhance the accessibility of this luxurious escape for all spa enthusiasts near and far.”

In addition to tiered per-service rates, The Spa’s weekday and weekend Spa Packages offer added value for those who are not staying at Pelican Hill, but wish to visit for a day of luxurious pampering. These packages start at $120 for a weekday 50-minute treatment, spa cuisine lunch, Acqua Colonnade Amenities, special retail gift and an endless day of fitness, including a guided Crystal Cove Fitness Walk.
Tranquil Ambiance, Luxurious Amenities & Attentive Personalized Care
Evoking a “21st century wellness philosophy,” The Spa at Pelican Hill recaptures the original purity and effectiveness of the world’s most celebrated traditional treatments, such as the Global Traditions herbal massage, Lulur Italiano massage and the Body Gelato treatment. The Spa delivers unequaled indulgence in a cocooned, sophisticated ambiance where every sense is awakened and every moment is one of extraordinary pampering and rejuvenation.

The luxurious 23,000-square-foot retreat features a dramatic 28-foot-high Palladian rotunda; wall of flowing water; tranquil relaxation room; 22 private treatment rooms designed for quiet comfort and deep relaxation; an array of facilities including men’s and women’s Acqua Colonnades with herbal steam rooms, saunas, and a regal Roman bath; and separate dressing areas for men and women with every amenity and appointment. The Spa also offers a full-service salon, boutique, spacious fitness center and yoga room for a variety of wellness activities.

So much more than a place to enjoy a good massage, The Spa helps restore health and balance by immersing guests in the ultimate individualized care, providing a highly personalized voyage of fulfillment and realization with the most renowned therapies from around the world using only natural and organic products. The Spa staff is comprised of the most talented professionals in the industry who were handpicked as the finest in their trades. Additionally, professional naturalists on staff conduct everything from environmental education programs to tide pool exploration.

In its first year open, The Spa at Pelican Hill earned the top Forbes Five-Star rating, AAA Five-Diamond rating, Spa Magazine Silver Sage Reader’s Choice Awards as "Favorite New Spa” and Conde Nast Traveler’s "Hot List: 2009.”

Natural, Organic & Seasonal
All plants, herbs, extracts and botanicals used at The Spa, from wild sage to Sorrento lemons, are natural, organic and grown locally in California – or sometimes even in the resort’s own coastal backyard. The Spa’s products and services change with the season, focusing on figs in the fall, pomegranates in winter, honey in spring and lavender in summer. In addition, Body Bliss of Sedona, has created a private product line for The Spa at Pelican Hill, including signature massage oils from avocado and olive and aromas from fruits and wild flora.

Balanced Wellness Program
For true spa aficionados, The Spa at Pelican Hill’s monthly Balanced Wellness retreats offer educational, motivational experiences centered on improved health, fitness, nutrition and intention-filled spa treatments for personal growth and overall balanced wellness. Featuring Fitness and Lifestyle Consultant to the stars, Ashley Borden, and created by Pelican Hill’s reputable Director of Spa Development, Kasia Mays, the Balanced Wellness program focuses on three key elements for the year-long program: body, mind, and spirit. From motivational sessions, to exercise and cooking demonstrations, Balanced Wellness participants can explore their own personal potential, learn practical life improvements, develop a new philosophy of personal health and fitness, and a create a permanent course for a more positive, balanced life.

A complete menu of services available at The Spa may be accessed online at For reservations, please call 800-820-6800.
About Pelican Hill Resort®

Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, Pelican Hill features: 128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow suites with ocean-view terraces; a rejuvenating spa with a menu of the world’s most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic “Coliseum Pool,” the largest circular pool anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. 

The Irvine Company Resort Properties owns and manages the finest resort and leisure destinations in Newport Coast and the City of Irvine. In addition to Pelican Hill, the portfolio includes the Island Hotel Newport Beach, the city’s landmark property and only AAA Five Diamond hotel; Hyatt Regency Irvine, the city’s only Four Diamond hotel; Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, featuring a challenging, Tom Fazio-designed public golf course; and several of the finest marinas in Newport Harbor and Northern California.

About the Irvine Company
The Irvine Company is an internationally renowned real estate development company known for its award-winning master-planned communities, its vast portfolio of high-quality investment properties and its leadership in conservation and natural resource management. The growing real estate portfolio encompasses office, apartment, retail and resort holdings located throughout California’s premier markets, including assets in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles Counties, and holdings in Northern California. As a steward of some of America’s most beautiful and scientifically important open space and parklands, the company has donated more than half of the historic 93,000-acre Irvine Ranch in Orange County — 50,000 acres — to permanently preserve these lands. The U.S. Department of Interior and the State of California have designated these parklands as “Natural Landmarks,” one of the most prestigious land preservation designations. The privately held, diversified company traces its roots to the 1860s with the formation of The Irvine Ranch® from Mexican and Spanish land grants.