The Spa at Pelican Hill Reveals New Winter Experiences To Ready Guests For Romance And Renewal

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., October 16, 2014 – Newport Beach’s only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Spa will offer an intriguing collection of new experiences this winter. The Spa at Pelican Hill® invites guests from near and far to relax, replenish and invigorate with its New Year Renewal, Winter Diamond Decadence and romantic Spa Suite packages.

“We welcome couples who wish to rekindle and relax together this Valentine’s Day with our new Ready for Romance Spa Suite Experience,” said Pelican Hill Director of Spa Robin Dunivin. “It’s our pleasure to add thoughtful, personal touches and delightful surprises that make special occasions even more memorable.”

Seasonal treatment specials, available January through March 2015, include:

New Year Renewal
Refresh your entire body with an 80-minute Coastal Renewal treatment and your choice of a complimentary wellness tonic, including our special edition Renewal Blend. Relax completely, as warm oils provide vital nutrients and release toxins. Ocean algae and Mediterranean herbs envelope you in this scrub, wrap and massage combination that detoxifies and re-mineralizes the body, improves lymphatic activity and results in glowing skin. Renew your senses with an intoxicating hot oil scalp massage, cool gemstone facial and hydrating body butter application.
$205* Monday – Thursday, or $255* Friday – Sunday

Winter Diamond Decadence
Rejuvenate your face, hands and feet with our 80-minute Natura’s Diamond Experience facial, Diamond Manicure and Diamond Pedicure. Enjoy special rates for the winter season exclusively.
$375* Monday – Thursday, or $445* Friday – Sunday

Head-to-Toe Salon Special
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.

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

Ready for Romance Spa Suite Experience
Available exclusively in February, embrace romance with an aromatherapy oil blending experience for two, followed by a couple’s Duet Massage featuring Aroma Intentions Massages with your freshly blended Ready for Romance oil. Celebrate your love together in the private Spa Suite with sparkling Prosecco, chocolate truffles and spa cuisine lunch entrees for two.
$510* Monday – Thursday, or $590* Friday – Sunday

The Spa Suite
Indulge in a private oasis of serenity in this sumptuously appointed relaxation room, where couples and small groups may unwind in their own personal lounge before, after or in between spa treatments. Specially designed with plush seating and a warm residential ambience, the Spa Suite offers remarkable tranquility and privacy. Relax and rejuvenate with citrus-cucumber infused spa water, healthy snacks, and spa-inspired cuisine from the exclusive suite menu. Enhance your experience by reserving the Spa Suite by the hour or for a full day of bliss. Personalize your own private Spa Suite escape for romance, celebrations or special occasions. Add the Spa Suite to your treatment of choice, or select one of our packaged experiences.

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.

For spa reservations, visit or call 855.467.6800.

*Prices per person exclude tax and service charge.

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. 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, private Spa Suite, 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 many 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.

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 fifth consecutive Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award in 2014.

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 (2013 & 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; Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center, 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.