The Spa At Pelican Hill Celebrates “Top California Resort Spa” Rating With Special Offers In June

Condé Nast Traveler readers have rated The Spa at Pelican Hill® as California’s Top Resort Spa in the luxury travel magazine’s annual Spa Poll, published in the June 2012 issue. With a score of 97.7, The Spa at Pelican Hill ranks fifth among the Top 100 U.S. Resort Spas selected by readers.

“We are delighted with our guests’ affirming feedback that Pelican Hill is not only highly regarded as Newport Beach’s only Forbes Five-Star Spa, but also the best in California and one of the  top spa destinations in the country,” said Liza Esayian, Spa Director for The Spa at Pelican Hill. “In appreciation of this wonderful honor our guests have bestowed upon us, we are introducing two special values during the month of June, when Condé Nast Traveler’s Spa Issue is published.”

Available throughout June 2012 to spa guests from near and far, Pelican Hill presents two special offers in celebration of its guests:


Escape to The Golden State’s Top Resort Spa for an Amber Gold Signature Massage. Featuring Swedish massage techniques amplified with dry brushing exfoliation and enhanced oils, this treatment is an integration of mind and body that improves circulation and relieves stress.

  • SPECIAL: Book a 50-minute Amber Gold Signature Massage and receive a complimentary upgrade to 80 minutes, exclusively for weekday appointments (Mondays – Thursdays) in June. Mention code TOP-SPA-80 when booking your reservation to receive this offer.


Retreat to California’s Top Resort Spa for a Coastal Spa Renewal experience. This package includes one night of accommodations, one spa cuisine lunch for two guests, and two 50-minute spa treatments (selecting from Amber Gold Signature Massage, Aroma Intentions Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology Massage, Deserving Mother’s Massage, California Sugar Glow, PH Sports Scrub, Crystal C Therapy, Body Gelato, Olivo Pedicure).

  • SPECIAL: Book a Coastal Spa Renewal package with a garden Bungalow guest room and receive a complimentary ocean-view upgrade (based upon availability) in June. Mention code TOP-SPA-CA when booking your reservation to receive this offer.

For reservations and additional information about The Spa’s weekday values, luxurious packages and seasonal experiences, please visit or call (800) 820-6800. 

In the April 2012 issue of Condé Nast Traveler, readers ranked Pelican Hill Golf Club as California’s Top Golf Resort. In the magazine’s most recent readers’ choice survey, The Resort at Pelican Hill was voted Top U.S. Resort. These rankings were derived from Condé Nast Traveler’s 2011 Readers’ Choice survey, based upon the tabulation of tens of thousands of survey responses. Spas ratings are based upon three criteria: Spa Facilities, Spa Staff and Spa Treatments.

About The Spa at Pelican Hill

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 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, Spa Magazine Silver Sage Reader’s Choice Awards as “Favorite New Spa” and Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List: 2009.”  The 2012 Forbes Five Star Awards honored The Spa at Pelican Hill for the third consecutive year, and Condé Nast Traveler readers have rated The Spa as California’s top resort spa in the June 2012 issue.

About Pelican Hill®

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 guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star 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,” one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, as Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 U.S. Resort, Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2011 Readers’ Choice Awards), in Travel + Leisure’s “Top 100” World’s Best Hotels (2011 Readers’ Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2011).

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.