Archive for June 28th, 2010
For a divinely chic take at spa-ing, luxe-loving serenity seekers will soon be able to kick back and relax at the Six Senses Spa at Hotel Missoni, Kuwait. Slated to open October 2010, the 16,469 sq.-ft. serene oasis is set to be adjacent to the hotel’s pool, which will be tiled in Missoni’s signature bright-and-bold patterns. The contemporary design of the spa will honor its setting by incorporating Arabic touches with a modern twist. Local inspiration will also carry over to the treatment menu, which, in true Six Senses style, will also feature traditional Asian therapies that have made this world-renown brand as reputable as it is. The spa will offer a limited amount of exclusive memberships to local residents, which will give them access to the spa and fitness facilities, as well as to promotional packages and retail offers. Look for more about this stylish spot in an upcoming issue of American Spa.
Fitness fanatics and those seeking to slim down can now experience the shape up secrets of the much acclaimed reality weight loss show, “The Biggest Loser,” for themselves and lose weight alongside former contestants while having fun in the sun. This summer, two of the shows most notable contestants, twin brothers Bill and Jim Germanakos, have teamed up with the Sedona Rouge Hotel & Spa (Sedona, AZ) to bring participants a weight loss adventure of a lifetime through the Take a Hike program. This three-day weight loss program ($550 per person), which takes place Aug. 19-21, gives participants a chance to lose weight alongside the Germanakos brothers with Red Rock hikes, mountain biking, workouts, nutritional lectures, motivational talks, and social gatherings. The Germanako brothers have always listened to their father George’s advice, “The only way to get something done, is to get it started. Get it started, and you’re on your way!” For guests of Sedona Rouge, this powerful program can help them kick-start their wellness wishes and get on the path to better health.