The Spa At Pelican Hill Introduces New Winter Season Treatments

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – October 8, 2013 – Resort guests and locals will relax, renew and invigorate this winter with new seasonal treatments at The Spa at Pelican Hill®. Newport Beach’s only Forbes Five-Star Spa will introduce a new Valentine’s Chardonnay Body Butter Massage and Winter Diamond Glow, as well as weekly surprise Pop-Up Perks.

“Whether it’s a treatment upgrade, complimentary Prosecco or spa gift, Pop-Up Perks add extra value for guests visiting the Spa from near and far,” said Robin Dunivin, Spa Director for The Spa at Pelican Hill. “Spa enthusiasts will find surprise same-day or next-day offers throughout the week on our Facebook page and in the Resort’s daily guestroom newsletter.”

The Spa’s winter season specials include:

Pomegranate Body Gelato
Available December through February
This seasonal body treatment combines fresh pomegranate and pure botanicals for a scrub and moisturizing wrap, completed with a pomegranate gelato treat.
$140* Monday – Thursday, or $195* Friday – Sunday

Winter Diamond Glow
January – March
Rejuvenate your entire body with our 80-minute Diamond Magnetic Ritual treatment, plus a 50-minute Classic Cleansing Facial featuring the Glam Glow mask. Enjoy special rates for the winter season exclusively.
$300* Monday – Thursday, or $410* Friday – Sunday

Valentine’s Chardonnay Body Butter Massage
In a beautiful couple’s suite, relax together with a sensual Valentine’s massage, featuring a dry brushing exfoliation, Swedish massage techniques and a silky smooth Chardonnay body butter, followed by a romantic bath for two. Indulge your senses with complimentary Prosecco, chocolate truffles and fresh strawberries.
$425* Monday – Thursday, or $515* Friday – Sunday

Head-to-Toe Salon Special
January – March
Pamper your hands or treat your feet, then replenish your locks from dry winter weather! Receive a complimentary hair conditioning wrap when you purchase any hair salon service and your choice of a Pronto Olivo Pedicure or Pronto Agrume Manicure.

Pampered Moms’ Afternoon Escape
Sunday – Thursday from noon to 4 p.m.
Groups of five or more moms receiving spa services on the same afternoon receive a special gift of Pelican Hill bath caviar to take home. Groups have special access to Camp Pelican and the Coliseum Pool Cabanas:

  • Camp Pelican
    While you enjoy a spa escape, we’ll look after your little VIPs at our children’s retreat, Camp Pelican, featuring hands-on activities and the “Coliseum Kids Menu.”
    $60 per child per afternoon session (noon to 4 p.m.) 
  • Coliseum Cabana
    Enhance your spa day with a luxurious private cabana, fresh fruit bowl and complimentary chilled beverages.
    Starting from $250* per cabana, excluding applicable taxes and gratuities.

The Spa’s Pop-up Perks
Follow The Spa at Pelican Hill on Facebook or check the Resort’s daily guest newsletter for surprise pop-up perks. Enjoy same-day or next-day specials, such as spa gifts, complimentary Prosecco and treatment upgrade offers.

Friday Evening Spa Soirées
Join our weekly Spa Soiree from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the Spa Lobby to explore Pelican Hill’s Five-Star wellness retreat. We invite you to paint your intentions on a canvas with our resident artist and enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco!

For spa reservations, please call 855.467.6800. For additional information, please visit

*Pricing excludes tax and gratuity.

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 movement studio with a variety of complimentary wellness activities for spa guests.

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 Travel Guide Five-Star rating, Spa Magazine Silver Sage Reader’s Choice Awards as “Favorite New Spa” and Condé Nast Traveler’s “Hot List: 2009.”  The Spa earned Top California Resort Spa (2012) and Top Southern California Resort Spa (2013) honors from Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards, as well as its fourth consecutive Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award in 2013.

About Pelican Hill®
Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, The Resort at 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-Star, Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report; as Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards Top Southern California Resort (2012), Top U.S. Resort (2011), Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide (2012) and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2012); 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.