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Gift Ideas for the Loving Moms Who Have Given Their All This Year

With Mother’s Day just a week away, it’s time to pay tribute to our loving moms. From the day each of us was born, our loving moms have been there. Taking care and raising us to be the best, possible person in a crazy world.

There is no doubt that moms have even more on their plate than usual recently. The Coronavirus has been stressful on us all. But our loving moms need to be appreciated. We have have been adjusting to a “new normal”, while maintaining their family’s morale in wake of everything that has been going on.

Considering the extra strain of the current times, an extra thoughtful Mother’s Day gift to lift the spirits is the least we can do. We love sharing some great gift ideas.

Whether your mom could use something to help brighten the day or to calm the nerves, we have it there. These gift ideas include some of our favorites that she can be sure to put to good use this year.

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The 2020 Mother’s Day Gift Guide:

Gift Ideas for the Women Who Have Given Their All to Their Families

 Mother’s Day is the one day of the year dedicated to the woman who has quite literally given us everything. Loving moms worldwide have been put to the test these last few months. They balance just about every role under the sun, while keeping their families’ morale alive during our new normal.

As a result, no gift could ever quite be enough to show your mom just how much her perseverance during these times. Therefore, consider a thoughtful gesture on her special day. It’s the least we can do to help alleviate just some of the stress she’s likely been under.

Moms everywhere have kept busy putting everyone else’s needs first. So there’s no doubt that there are a few things she may need for herself. Hence this year, go above and beyond on Mother’s Day with gift ideas that help to brighten her day. No matter where we find ourselves come May.

She could use a little something to brighten up her space or to help calm her nerves. As a result, below we have compiled a list of thoughtful gift ideas that mom is sure to love.

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wndrmade:

For the Mom Who Could Use Some At-Home Soothing

There’s no better time to bring natural elements into the house. With an easy way to add elegance and coziness to any room, especially one you’ll likely be stuck in on Mother’s Day. Try natural, synthetic-free candles. Wndrmade, homemade in upstate New York, set out to create a 100% natural fragrance and candle brand. The company centers around this question: Is it natural, renewable, recyclable or reusable?

Wndrmade’s mission is focused on developing all-natural fragrance products with the highest quality perfumery components. Also while ensuring every part of the candle – from the vessels to the wax, and even the labels – is eco-friendly. To reinforce their commitment to sustainable practices, Wndrmade is a proud member of the “1% for the Planet” initiative. They proudly pledge one percent of annual sales to environmental causes. Treat your Mom to an elegant hand-poured candle that will brighten up her Mother’s Day.

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Pollen:

For the Stressed Out Mom

Above, From Left to Right: Powerbank $45; No Pressure, $45; Soothe You, $45

For the mom who could stand to unwind after some of the most stressful months of her life, why not replace the cliché box of chocolates this year with a box of delicious CBD gummies? Pollen’s deliciously soothing products might just help her achieve a bit of the “me” time she so rightfully deserves.

Depending on mom’s specific needs, the gummies are available in three variations that each offer different restorative and healing affects. The Powerbank will give her an extra kick of energy to power through the day, No Pressure will melt away her everyday tensions while easing aches and pains, and Soothe You will help her clear her mind at the end of a long day.

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PlantShed:

For the Mom Who Can Use a Breath of Fresh Air

Above, From Left to Right: Bud and Blossom $69.00; Mini Phalaenopsis in Silver Ceramic $39.00

We’ve all been spending a little too much time indoors these days. So why not bring a touch of spring into the home with the gift of greenery. Therefore, consider a beautiful plant or arrangement from NYC’s beloved florist – PlantShed. They are recognized for commitment to service in the tri-state area for over 30 years.

Whether you opt for a pop of color with a beautiful bouquet or a touch of elegance with a minimal orchid, these plants can be delivered right to her door. Lastly, the flowers are sure to brighten up her sanctuary and her special day.

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ATELIER VM:

For the Sentimental & Stylish Mom

Above, From Left to Right: L’Essenziale “Welded Love” Bracelets, $280 – $2,900; Orecchini Giove Earrings, 263.34;

For the stylish yet sentimental mom, signature jewelry pieces from Atelier VM such as the Orecchini Giove earrings and the iconic “L’Essenziale” welded love bracelet exude elegance, while carrying a special underlying meaning that she will take with her for the rest of her life.

These minimal yet refined pieces will seamlessly fit into her everyday ensemble, eventually becoming entwined with her as more than a piece of jewelry, but a symbolic ornament she can cherish forever.

About L’Essenziale:

Since 2014, ATELIER VM has been revolutionizing the jewelry-wearing experience with the introduction of L’Essenziale. The L’Essenziale collection presents an array of 18-carat gold bracelets with no clasp in sight. They are invisibly welded on to the wrist to form an eternal strand.

A collection defined by love and connection, bonds are welded to the wrist by a golden thread. The wearer chooses the color and chain weight for the piece. As a result, they are tailor-measured and welded to their wrist in-store by an expert ATELIER VM artisan.

The addition of rigid bracelets to the core L’Essenziale offering this year presents an evolution to the core collection, and makes for a perfect addition to a layered look. The newly introduced Audace and Tota Pulchra bangles offer a unique aesthetic – bolder than the original L’Essenziale flexible chain bracelets yet subtle enough for everyday wear.

The minimal elegance of the L’Essenziale rigid melts delicately on the skin. A versatile and immutable symbol of love, L’Essenziale seals and celebrates unity in all of its gloriously diverse incarnations. It is soft, sheer, and sensual – and the memories it holds remain the wearer’s secret. Loving moms around the world will appreciate them.

ATELIER VM and L’Essenziale collections can be found at Nordstrom in Manhattan, New York as well as internationally at the brand’s two standalone retail locations in Milan, as well as via shop-in-shops at Le Bon Marche (Paris), Liberty London (UK) and Rinascente (Rome and Turin).

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LOJEL:

For Globe-Trotting Mom Who Can’t Wait to Travel Again

Above, From Left to Right: LOJEL Cubo Small, $250; Packing Cubes (Set of 6), $45; LOJEL Dry Bag, $25; LOJEL Urbo 2 Weekender, $140

CUBO Small Carry-On: For the mom currently daydreaming about her next getaway, why not prepare her for her next big trip (when it’s safe to take one) with a luggage upgrade like the functional yet stylish Cubo Small by LOJEL. She will appreciate the flat-top opening for easy access in tight spaces and expandable features that will give her the extra space to pack everything she needs.

A gift that will continue to give for her many adventures ahead, the Cubo is made with modular parts for easy repairs to keep up with her globetrotting lifestyle.

Packing Cubes: For loving moms who’s become extra conscious of hygiene post-pandemic. The Packing Cubes are a great gift that will help to not only keep her extra-organized. Plus, also extra clean – pack your essentials in cubes anywhere in the home and then place them inside the luggage. This ensures your luggage never has to go anywhere close to your bed. 

Use these to separate clean from dirty clothes, and easily clean cubes post-trip. As a result, it ensures anything that may have come along for the ride with your belongings, doesn’t linger for days and weeks after your return.

Dry Bag: Journey with versatility that adapts to your travel needs. The LOJEL dry bag uses an airtight seals and 70 denier nylon to protect your belongings from the elements. Secured with a reinforced top-roll closure system, the bag keeps contents bone dry in wet situations and contains moisture when storing wet things. Ideal for loving moms to use on rugged expeditions, beachy days, or interior luggage organization between check-ins.

Urbo 2 Weekender: The carry-all, perfected. For the mom who may be looking to substitute longer international trips with shorter weekend escapes, the Urbo 2 is the lightest most versatile carry-on. LOJEL’s Urbo 2 bags are crafted from premium material that’s incredibly strong and durable. Exterior straps slide onto any luggage handle for easy pairing, and pockets are thoughtfully designed for real life.

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Halloween Inspired Luxury Spa Treatments – Do Your Body Good

Halloween is almost here. Halloween inspired parties are planned around the world. Show off your best costume and have some ghoulish fun. But many people like to travel before winter sets in. Maybe you should plan a luxury spa getaway and pamper yourself. Your body will thank you.

Do your body good with some Halloween inspired luxury spa treatments. As the leaves change and the days get shorter, spas across the country are turning to pumpkin, spice and everything nice. Ginger, clove and black pepper, apple, cranberry, pomegranate and pumpkin puree – all are finding their way into treatments. As a result, they invigorate like the crisp autumn air. Leave your skin with a healthy glow.

It’s time to beat the stress of our busy lives. Plan a luxury vacation and enjoy a VIP experience at a top spa. We love the Halloween inspired options to choose from. Therefore, here are some of the best seasonal spa treatments available at some of the nation’s finest resorts:

Bodhi Stimulating Body Treatment at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa:
Black pepper, clove and kaffir lime give Sanctuary Spa’s Bodhi Stimulating Bodhi Treatment an autumnal appeal. Located at the renowned Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona, the spa begins this purifying body ritual. It includes a gentle body polish to prepare the skin for a spicy warming body mask wrap.

As the spices stimulate blood vessels for better circulation, nourishes the skin and invigorates the metabolism. In addition, warm herbal poultices are gently massaged to contour and lift the facial muscles. The treatment ends with a relaxing Swedish-style massage using a blend of black pepper, clove bud and kaffir lime. As a result, these essential oils help to breakdown fatty deposits, eliminate toxins and increase lymphatic drainage.

The Bodhi Stimulating Body Treatment is priced Mon. – Thurs. at $235 for 90 minutes and $300 for two hours; Fri. – Sun. at $245 for 90 minutes and $310 for two hours.

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Pumpkin and Spiced Cider at Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa: (photo above)
Apple, cranberry and pomegranate join pumpkin on the spa menu at Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa. The oceanfront resort’s SiSpa is featuring several specials with these fall fruits:

· Pumpkin Spiced Cider Facial: This super-charged cocktail of pumpkin puree, antioxidants and natural acids reduces signs of aging and acne. Natural skin-nourishing sugars and the stimulating effects of ginger go to work. As a result, experience visibly smaller pores, reduced acne, diminished fine lines and wrinkles, and firmer, smoother skin texture. Priced at $99; 50 minutes.

· Pumpkin Spice Body Treatment: This regenerating treatment begins with a polishing scrub of sugar infused with cranberry and pomegranate. Next, follow with a pumpkin cream mask that melts away the sugar and infuses antioxidants, nutrients, and rich hydration deep into the skin for soft, smooth results. Finally, it ends with a light massage using a stimulating cinnamon paprika moisturizer, leaving skin soft and supple and reducing visible signs of cellulite and aging. Priced at $99 for 50 min. A deluxe version of the treatment adds a 25-minute circulation-promoting massage and is priced at $150. Make reservations at 954-944-9528.

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Pumpkin Chai Scrub at Pebble Beach Resorts:
Autumn guests at California’s legendary Pebble Beach Resorts can indulge in a delectable Pumpkin Chai Scrub. Pampering and nutrient-rich, it includes a Sweet Cream Salt Scrub and a Pumpkin Mask wrap. In addition, enjoy an application of Honey-Chai Steeped Milk Lotion. (Bonus: the same seasonal ingredients are being featured in the Spa Pedicure this fall.)

The Spa at Pebble Beach is one of only 56 spas in the world to receive the 2017 Forbes Five-Star rating. Its menu of massages, scrubs, full-body treatments, day packages and salon services complement the world-renowned Pebble Beach experience. The Pumpkin Chai scrub is priced at $270 for 75 minutes.

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Muddy Pumpkin at Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa:
So much more than a holiday pie filling, pumpkin has natural enzymes that instantly boost overall radiance by deep cleaning pores and improving the look of broken capillaries and uneven skin tone. The Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa’s ocean-inspired SiSpa will feature pumpkin in several seasonal treatments this fall, including:
· Muddy Pumpkin Body Wrap: This full body scrub removes dead surface cells with an application of pumpkin mud followed by a cocoon wrap. It continues with a scalp and foot massage, warm shower rinse, and an application of warm cinnamon-gingerbread oil to hydrate the body. It is priced at $99 for 50 minutes.

· Muddy Pumpkin Manicure-Pedicure: A refreshing and invigorating hand and foot treatment, full of the seasonal scents of fall. Pumpkin increases blood circulation, stimulates the mind, enhances skin tone and hydrates. Priced at $99; 80 minutes.

· Splendid Pumpkin Facial: Pumpkin and yogurt blend in a luxurious, antioxidant-rich facial full of natural fats and lactic acid to soothe and soften skin. Bentonite and Illite clays pull impurities, toxins and excess oils from the skin’s surface and improve blood circulation and oxygenation for a radiant glow. Priced at $99; 50 minutes.

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Apple Cider Masque and Massage at Whiteface Lodge:
Tucked into the High Peaks of the Adirondacks in Lake Placid, New York, Whiteface Lodge is enticing fall guests into the spa with an Apple Cider Masque and Massage. This luxurious treatment rehydrates and rejuvenates skin from head to toe with mineral clays from the Canadian seas, iced cider, and apple vinegar. Lastly, a rebalancing full-body massage follows with ultra-nourishing body crème containing apple extracts. Priced at $190 Fri. – Sun.; $180 Mon. – Thurs.; 80 minutes.

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Don’t you think a Halloween inspired spa treatment sounds good. So what are you waiting for. Make your plans today and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul.

Hope you enjoy these Halloween inspired spa treatments. You deserve a luxury spa experience. Contact us to plan your trip. Stop by again and read more luxury travel stories.

Photo: Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa




Get Pampered as Florida’s SiSpa Expands Spa Services for Men

The luxury Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa towers above Palm Beach County. 21 stories high and offering incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean and Florida coast. For men looking for a little pampering this summer, you are in luck! SiSpa is expanding its high-end spa services for men.

SiSpa is an award-winning seaside sanctuary. This luxury spa offers its guest world-class wellness and named one of the Top 20 U.S. Spas by Condé Nast Traveler in 2015. In touch with its location near the ocean, each of the treatment rooms at SiSpa are named after the world’s oceans and seas.

This cutting edge spa features the latest technologies and an array of relaxing services. Focusing more on more on male wellness, SiSpa has introduced its “Admiral Services of the Si” program for men. Not only should guys work at staying in shape, but also look their very best. In addition, the Florida spa is the only one in all of Palm Beach County using the brand new PerkTM system.

The “Admiral Services of the Si” treatments were created to improve the overall well being of men, plus their skin health. The services include a selection of skin scrubs, facials, foot and hand care.

The new menu of “Admiral’s Services of the Si” includes the following:

* Sailor’s Healing Facial
– This results-driven treatment uses Skin Authority products to moisturize and tighten the skin, smoothing away lines. The 50-minute treatment begins with a neck and shoulder massage. Next, a series of glycolic resurfacing treatments – Super C Serum to brighten, Ultra-Rich Moisturizer to hydrate and SPF 30 to protect – as well as a powerful dose of antioxidants, are applied to fight free radical damage and protect the cells for a more vibrant, youthful look. Guests report that skin tone is instantly brighter, fine lines and wrinkles are softer and smoother, and collagen is stimulated.

* Bourbon Body Scrub
– utilizing Farmhouse Fresh’s Bourbon Bubbler Sugar Scrub, this 50-minute treatment gently exfoliates the skin from head to toe to remove dead surface cells and provide hydration. After an invigorating scrub and shower, Red Hot Cinnamon Oil is applied to moisturize the entire body. The treatment wraps up with a Honey Heel Glaze that is applied to the soles of the feet, followed by hot towels to remove excess glaze.

* Captain’s Manicure & Pedicure
– To soothe rough hands and feet, these exfoliating and hydrating services feature Farmhouse Fresh’s Bourbon Bubbler Kentucky Whiskey Scrub and Red Hot Cinnamon Oil. Gents will enjoy a relaxing massage with Arnica Cream for 40 minutes of revitalizing muscle relief. Manicure and pedicure sold separately.

Perk is first hybrid facial in the world that blends in-office exfoliation along with take-home products. The benefit is to extend the improvement of care to the client’s eyes, lips and skin. Perk treatments can be added to enhance the results of any facial. Below are the treatment benefits:

* Eye Service – brightens the delicate skin around the eye, reducing dark circles and puffiness
* Lip Service – lightly plumps lips and locks in moisture
* Face Service – deeply exfoliates and feeds skin super antioxidants for a healthy glow

The way Perk works is it carefully exfoliates the skin by using serums that are packed with antioxidants. In as little as 10 minutes, your skin will radiate and become hydrated. Your skin’s surface will glow and feel smooth.

SiSpa is the ultimate place to receive a VIP experience on the shores of Florida’s eastern coast. Its sea-inspired spa menu is ideal for women, men and even couples. Receive a VIP treatment and choose from relaxing massages, waxes, facials, as well as nail and body therapies. massages, facials, waxes and nail therapies.

Make a full vacation of it and stay at the luxurious Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa. Proud to be the only all-suite beachfront property in Palm Beach County, reserve one of their 193 suites. Each luxury suite is spacious and provides a condo-style living.

Let our concierge service department help you plan your next dream vacation. Consider a stay in sunny Florida and get pampered at SiSpa. Rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. Be sure to follow our luxury blog

Photo: SiSa




Pamper Yourself with Luxury Treatments at 4 Award-Winning Spas

Many people around the world are tired of the cold weather that winter brings. Spring is right around the corner, so it’s time to experience luxury firsthand and get pampered at some of the top award-winning spas.

Give your body what it craves with a VIP experience offering unparalleled relaxation and ultimate satisfaction. Receive a rejuvenating spa treatment to ward off those winter blues and revitalize your mind, body and spirit.

For many people, spending time at a premiere luxury resort or day spa is a wonderful pleasure. It’s their time to beat the stress of our daily lives. So make plans to enjoy world-class treatments and luxury spa services!

We wanted to share 4 award-winning spas with you and some of their featured, luxury spa treatment packages:

· SiSpa at Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
· SiSpa at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa
Utilizing the guava fruit, with its sparkling berry notes and intoxicating blossoms of freshness, try the Rejuvenating Indian Si Scrub. This 50-minute treatment starts with an invigorating guava scrub with guava products from Pure Fiji. Guava is known to be packed with essential antioxidants and vitamins and contain the richest natural source of vitamin C. Vitamin C assists collagen production in your skin. Spa guest will then enjoy a refreshing shower, followed by relaxing, body massage. Customize your massage by choosing your guava oil relaxation application.
The Rejuvenating Indian Si Scrub treatment is priced at $110 at SiSpa Pompano Beach it is $110 and $125 at SiSpa at Palm Beach Marriott.

· The Umstead Spa at The Umstead Hotel and Spa (Cary, N.C.)
The Flower Hammam Ritual treat at The Umstead Spa is both a rejuvenating and cleansing treatment. It consists of using rich essential oils. The luxury spa treatment starts with an exfoliation of Lemon Coffee Blossom Scrub. Next your body is covered with warm, white clay. This process helps detoxify and cleanse the skin. Your sensory VIP experience continues with rich aromas of Orange Quince Mist, along with Moroccan Mint Tea. To warm and relax the body, the Flower Hammam Ritual continues with a relaxing application of Cardamom Amber Oil.
Flower Hammam Ritual at at The Umstead Hotel and Spa is priced at $165 for a 80 minute treatment or $220 for 100 Minutes.

· Sanctuary Spa at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain (Scottsdale, Arizona)
The Citrus Lavender Softening Scrub treatment is an experience of intoxicating aromas. Smell the glorious fragrance of bright citrus and balancing lavender. Spa guests can unwind with nourishing sea minerals, in addition to the healing properties of lavender. This full body exfoliation is wonderful, relaxing delight. Indulge in this luxury, antioxidant body hydration application. After the treatment makes your skin feel silky and smooth, continue with a relaxing body massage.
The Citrus Lavender Softening Scrub at Sanctuary Spa at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is priced at – 60-minutes $165 and 90-minutes $235 Monday-Thursday, plus 60-minutes $175 and 90-minutes $245 Friday-Sunday.

· The Spa at Whiteface Lodge (Lake Placid, New York)
The Purifying Lodge Retreat allows guests to enjoy a purifying, renewing and detoxifying 80-minute multi-step treatment. This luxury treatment features numerous, mineral rich ingredients. This particular body treatment starts with a clay wrap that includes iron, magnesium and several amino acids. Next spa guests enjoy an application of oil infused with grapefruit, plus cypress leaves, lemon peel and juniper berries. The result of this treatment leaves one’s body relaxed and refreshed. To end, your treatment includes a full-body, hot stone massage.
The Purifying Lodge Retreat at The Spa at Whiteface Lodge is priced at $185 Monday-Thursday. and $195 Friday-Sunday.

Are you ready to be pampered and enjoy a luxury spa treatment? To visit one of the above mentioned award-winning spas, please contact us to help with your travel reservation. Return to follow our luxury blog and read about additional, luxury spa packages.

Photo: SiSpa at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa




Get Pampered at the New Organic Spa at Pico Bonito

The luxurious Lodge at Pico Bonito in Honduras has announced its new organic spa. The Spa at Pico Bonito is an outdoor spa and consists of three, circular cabins on stilts. The purpose of the stilts is to maintain balance and harmony with the surrounding environment’s natural energies.

The Lodge at Pico Bonito is an eco-lodge that offers guests 22 private standard and superior cabins. The cabins are bout 400 square feet in size. The all-natural Spa at Pico Bonito was built among the lush rainforest beside the nearby Corinto River. The newly opened spa is 3,675 square foot in size.

Of the three different cabins, one will be for individual massage treatments, another for couple massage and the last one comes with a Vichy shower. There is also a Temazcal or Maya-style sauna, in addition to a plunge pool.

The Spa at Pico Bonito has carefully based its treatments on pre-Hispanic indigenous healing traditions and culture. Clients will enjoy a VIP experience with the use of all natural ingredients and essential oils used in all of the luxury spa’s facials, aromatherapies and relaxing massage therapies.

There are several spa packages to choose from at the Lodge at Pico Bonito, including:

Facials
Facials – steam, exfoliation, extraction, facial masks, peels and massages – often remove impurities and regenerate and revitalize the skin tissue. Here are some of the eco-lodge’s facials.

– Organic Fruit Facial fuses seasonal fruits, cocoa, clays, cucumber, honey, melon, banana, lychee, papaya, pineapple and passion fruit to relax and refresh your face. The 50-minute facial cost US $45.

– Men’s Real Parrot Facial reduces acne and removes blemishes with key ingredients such as mint, rosemary, aloe (vitamin A and C) and oleic acid. The 50-minute facial cost US $45.
Tissue-Repairing Purifying Facial uses bromalina, a natural exfoliant to dissolve oils and cleanse pores, as well as passion fruit, an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and energizer, to purify the skin. The 50-minute facial cost US $45.
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Aromatherapy Synergies
Aromatherapy, also known as Essential Oil therapy, is a holistic approach of using extracts from plants to balance, harmonize and improve the mind, body and soul. The eco-lodge entices spa lovers with the following aromatherapies.

Balancing promotes relaxation, peace and harmony by using essential oils such as spruce, rosewood spruce, rosewood, frankincense, and blue tansy.
Stimulating reduces physical and mental fatigue, as well as boosts energy by using peppermint essential oil to invigorate and awaken the body and mind.
Detox relaxes muscles, improves circulation and relieves joint pain by using essential oils such basil, grapefruit, cypress, marjoram, mint, and lavender to drain and remove toxins.
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Massage Techniques
Research reveals massage therapy helps to reduce anxiety and stress while improving energy, sleep and the immune system. Spa goers should indulge in the massages listed below.

Deep Forest alleviates stress and muscle tension in the back of the neck and shoulders. Guests can indulge in this deep massage for 30-minutes at US $35, 60-minutes at US $70 or 80-minutes at US $90.
Guatusa incorporates herbs to eliminate tiredness from your feet, as well as a deep rhythmic technique to stimulate the lymphatic system to reduce stress and strain on your legs and feet. Massage is available for 35-minutes at US $35 and 60-minutes for US $65.
Comprehensive Therapeutic Chiromassage incorporates two healing techniques – physical therapy and chiropractic – to align bones, improve sleep, and relax the central nervous system. This massage also incorporates a relaxing massage and reflexology to give guests multiple restorative benefits. The 50-minute massage costs US $85.
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For more information and additional spa treatment packages, please visit: The Lodge at Pico Bonito

Be part of the new wellness travel craze that is growing at a fast rate. Stay at the Lodge at Pico Bonito and enjoy ultimate relaxation at the new Spa at Pico Bonito. We can help you plan and book your entire itinerary. If you like reading about luxury travel articles, be sure to come back again and follow this luxury blog.

Photo: Lodge at Pico Bonito / Devon Stephens of Roatan Photography




New Si Edition Murano Fragrance from Giorgio Armani

For women looking for that special luxury perfume, consider the new, limited edition Si Edition Murano fragrance from Giorgio Armani.

The original Giorgio Armani Si fragrance includes airy florals, deep blackcurrant nectar as well as musky blond wood. The luxury perfume is perfect for the modern, sophisticated woman who desires the best at all times.

When asked what was the influence to develop the original Si fragrance in 2013, Giorgio Armani was quoted, “Sì is my tribute to modern femininity, an irresistible combination of grace, strength and independent spirit.” The fragrance was also inspired by Armani’s mother, who liked Guerlain fragrance Mitsouko.

The limited edition fragrance pays tribute to the 40th anniversary of the popular, luxury fashion brand from Italy.

The Si Edition Murano perfume comes in a Murano glass bottle. Of course, Murano is recognized as the historical center of ancient glass blowing. Near Venice, Italy – Respected glassmaker Salvati who operates his hand-blown glass business on the island of Muranco, was the designer of the stylish fragrance bottle.

Decorated with a fine layer of gorgeous, 24-karat gold leaf, the perfume bottle also features a stopper made from crystal and decorated with stunning constellation of golden particles.

Not yet available to purchase, but you can expect to find the new Si Edition Murano fragrance on December 1, 2015. It is expected to be found at select Giorgio Armani boutiques, in addition to leading department stores around the world.

The Giorgio Armani fragrance will be available as 50 ml Eau de Parfum in bottle. The bottle will come in a decorated box, encased in beautiful golden bows.

If you are looking for that perfect anniversary, birthday or even a special Christmas gift for that special woman in your life, the new Si Edition Murano perfume may be the ideal solution.

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Photo: Giorgio Armani




Luxury Spa Packages at Sea Crest Beach Hotel

As the Cape Cod area nears peak summer season, it’s time to indulge oneself and enjoy a luxury spa package at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel.

Located in the historic North Falmouth area of Cape Cod, Sea Crest Beach Hotel is nestled among quaint New England cottages, surrounding Buzzards Bay. The hotel is one of the few in the area actually located on the ocean.

The Sea Crest Beach Hotel has a long history. In 1929, the property included a summer theater but was burned down during a fire in 1936. The hotel was built soon after and during World War II, it was converted into housing for the nearby military base – Camp Edwards. After the war ended, it once again turned into a summer hotel. In 1962, it became the Sea Crest Beach Hotel and began its run as a popular family vacation destination.

Sea Crest Beach Hotel features 264 guest rooms and suites. Many include private water-view balconies as well as fireplaces. There’s a three-bedroom cottage that can sleep up to eight people. It’s an ideal place to relax and enjoy the refreshing sea breezes off the Atlantic Ocean.

The Sea Crest Beach Hotel partnered with Bellezza Salon Medspa and introduced two new luxury spa packages to pamper yourself. With rates starting at just $398 (includes gratuity), the Bellezza & the Beach package includes overnight, hotel accommodations, in addition to a Personal Customized Facial, Classic Pedicure, Hot Stone Massage plus a welcome bag. A less expensive option is the Beach Stone package, Priced starting at $230 (includes gratuity), you get an overnight stay plus Hot Stone Massage and a spa-themed welcome bag.

For a wondefule fine dining experience, enjoy an meal a Red’s. Owned by Red Auerbach, the popular Boston Celtics coach and president, offers a splendid menu. The restaurant’s decor includes numerous pieces of Boston Celtic memorabilia.

Sea Crest Beach Hotel has won numerous awards and accolades over the years, including – “Best Hotel” by Cape Cod Magazine’s “Best of the Cape & Islands Reader’s Choice Awards” every year since 2011. In 2012, the luxury Cape Cod hotel was awarded the “Best Sunset Wedding” as part of its “Best of Cape Cod Awards.”

Looking for a perfect beach getaway on Cape Cod? Stay at the luxury Sea Crest Beach Hotel and try one of their spa packages. Do you enjoy reading about luxury travel destination and weekend getaways, then follow our luxury blog for the latest news.

Photo: Sea Crest Beach Hotel




Luxury Spa Experience at La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco

Located on royal grounds, the luxury La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco is a five-star palacial property. La Mamounia is set in beautiful royal gardens, in the heart of the imperial city of Marrakech.

The grounds surrounding La Mamounia include 300 year old olive trees, in addition to a vegetable garden. The hotel was designed with Moorish opulence and offers unlimited luxury amenities to make each hotel guest feel special.

For a true VIP experience, visit the 27,000-square-foot Spa La Mamounia and indulge in ultimate spa pampering. Spa La Mamounia focuses on both the beauty of mind and body. Spa La Mamounia now features Amala as its signature line of skincare products. Amala is respected as the world’s premier plant-powered luxury skincare brand, utilizing whole plant ingredients from the foothills of the scenic German Alps.

Like La Mamounia, Amala believes in nature’s transformative powers, so a partnership was meant to be. Spa La Mamounia features traditional hammams, stunning treatment rooms, Jacuzzi, relaxation room, fitness and exercise spaces, gorgeous indoor pool, in addition to both manicure and pedicure cabins.

The new spa therapies at La Mamounia are based on Amala’s six skincare lines and focus on specific needs such as – rejuvenate, hydrate, purify, soothe, brighten and detoxify. Below are the description of two luxury spa therapies:

New Amala facial experiences (30-90 minutes)
Focus on moisture infusion to replenish dry, dehydrated skin with nourishing plant oils; soothing hydration to improve elasticity and calm delicate skin; anti-oxidant age repair using age-defying plant actives; refining to restore youthful firmness and supple texture with powerful marine botanicals; rebalancing for combination skin; deep cleansing to clarify pores and purify the skin with nature’s most powerful phyto-actives and Rhassoul clay; radiance with botanicals rich in powerful peptides; and brightening with high potency plant actives to even and clarify skin tone and refine texture.

Amala body therapies (45-150 minutes)
Focus on: energizing to release tension via a stimulating exfoliation, detoxifying mask and invigorating massage using Thai and Shaitsu techniques, complemented by a mini facial; stimulating with a marine body wrap that envelops the body in vital nutrients of the sea, complemented by foot reflexology and dry brush exfoliation; soothing and purifying with a full body exfoliation via a mineral rich sea salt and crushed olive stone body polish, followed by a detoxifying clay body mask; aromatherapy including a shoulder massage, purifying scalp mud mask and skin renewing express facial; and pure back cleansing to detoxify for more even tone and texture. Additional Amala signature therapies at La Mamounia highlight sports and therapeutic massage; mama-to-be relaxation; warm stone massage; and revitalizing foot reflexology massage.

The word Amala translates into “most pure” in Sanskrit and is considered the beauty industry’s premier plant-powered luxury skincare collection. Amalza skincare beauty products are used at many five-star spas located around the world.

If you would like to visit a five-star luxury spa like at the La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech, Morocco, contact The Life of Luxury today. We can help plan your luxury travel needs for the ultimate VIP experience. Return often to this luxury blog to read about the latest travel and beauty industry news.

Photo: La Mamounia Hotel




HydraFacial Pampering at Your Favorite Luxury Spas

Looking for a terrific way to look your best and treat your skin? We all want that perfect complexion, but it’s hard to find the time with our busy lives.

Pamper yourself with a HydraFacial at one of these award winning luxury spas – The Spa at Whiteface Lodge in New York, SiSpa at Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island in Florida and SiSpa at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach in Florida.

The two waterfront, SiSpa spas are located in two of Florida’s top resorts. Whiteface Lodge is found in the High Peaks of the Adirondacks, near Lake Placid, New York.

The HydraFacial is the most advanced and effective facial treatment available that consistently delivers quick results. A HydraFacial treatment consists of four simple steps to actually restore your skin to a youthful, healthy state. The goal is to enable your skin to function optimally.

HydraFacial was developed by Edge Systems LLC, and is the latest advance in non-laser skin-resurfacing systems. It offers a customized treatment to help all skin types reach their optimal state by improving the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, oily skin, congested and enlarged pores, brown spots plus hyper-pigmentation.

SISpa Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa
Photo: SISpa Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa

The power of this medical grade treatment is it’s the only hydradermabrasian procedure that cleanses, extracts, exfoliates, detoxifies and hydrates all at the same time! The result is delivering long-term skin benefits that were not previously achieved. The HydraFacial process actually uses Vortex-Fusion technology, thus offering both a physical and chemical exfoliation process that removes imbedded oils and debris, in addition to delivering skin-specific solutions that greatly improve the appearance of your skin.

The Spa at Whiteface Lodge:
Pricing for 25/50/80-minute treatments is $125/$195/$265 (Friday-Sunday) and $115/$185/$255 (Monday-Thursday)

SiSpa at Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island:
Pricing for 20/50/80-minutes treatments is $195/$285/$475

SiSpa at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach:
Pricing for 20/50/80-minutes treatments is $175/$265/$375

If you would like to book a travel reservation for a VIP experience at one of the above luxury resorts and try a HydraFacial treatment, contact us today. Follow this luxury blog to read about other great luxury travel packages.

Photo: SiSpa at Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island – Florida




Nob Hill Spa at The Scarlet Huntington San Francisco – 15 Year Anniversary

Located on famous Nob Hill in San Francisco, Nob Hill Spa at The Scarlet Huntington San Francisco hotel is celebrating its 15 year anniversary.

The luxury Scarlet Huntington hotel is part of the Singapore-based luxury hotel group Grace International, and offers stunning, panoramic views of the “City by the Bay.”

To commemorate the big milestone, Nob Hill Spa is now offering flashback pricing for its signature treatments and series spa packages.

On January 15, 2015, Nob Hill Spa is rolling back prices to its inaugural year and offer great pricing on all-time favorite services such as the Longevity Relaxation Massage ($110), Organic Lavender Sugar Scrub ($110), and European Facial ($120) for one day only.

Ania Mankowska-Allard is the spa director of Nob Hill Spa and was quoted, “Nob Hill Spa invites guests to join the celebration and commemorate a special milestone. Our anniversary is a way for us to say thank you to valued guests who have loyally supported us over the years and welcome first-time visitors to experience Nob Hill Spa’s indulgent treatments – designed to rejuvenate and refresh the body, mind and soul.”

In addition, until the end of January, Nob Hill Spa will offer its popular spa series packages at a special promotional price of only $1,100. These spa treats are available in the following combinations: ten 50 minute facials, ten 50 minute massages and ten mixed treatments (three facials, five massages and two body treatments).

Nob Hill Spa is regularly named as a favorite destination for both local residents visitors to San Francisco. The luxury spa offers its clients a complete spa retreat that is carefully arranged according to the ancient theories of feng shui. You can enjoy unique massages, facials, nail services and body treatments that reflect rich healing traditions.

Nob Hill Spa is an award-winning facility that covers 10,000 square feet. Be treated in VIP style with an indoor infinity relaxation pool, whirlpool and fireside lounge area, and a Zen Room.

Since is first opened in 2000, Nob Hill Spa has received countless awards such as the recent Conde Nast Traveler’s “2014 Top 50 Hotel Spas” and Gayot’s “Top 10 Spas in San Francisco.”

To book an appointment at Nob Hill Spa, please call the spa reception desk at 415-345-2888.

If you are planning a trip to San Francisco and interested in staying at The Scarlet Huntington hotel or getting a spa treatment at Nob Hill Spa, please contact The Life of Luxury. Follow our luxury blog to keep up on the latest travel industry news.




Rejuvenate Your Skin For The Holidays with Amala

Amala skin care products are widely used across the best luxury spas around the world. A few notable spas include: Mandarin Oriental New York, The Dolder Grand, Six Senses Macau, Rancho La Puerta and Four Seasons Toronto.

Amalas’s skin care line is well known for its ultra-premium, results-oriented custom formulas that are based on advanced plant chemistry. The luxury brand’s products are of 100% natural origin, and work in harmony with your body to produce visible results with benefits to both your skin and senses.

With the holiday season upon us, it’s a busy time of shopping, spending time with family and friends plus lots of eating and drinking. But it’s important to take care of your body as your skin can become damaged due to the cold wealthier and busy lifestyle.

Terese Linke is the Global Spa Training and Education Director for Amala Beauty. She has put together some helpful skin care tips to share. Learn how to keep your skin looking its best and feeling healthy! and into 2015!

· To revive skin after a late night, mist Amala’s Rejuvenating Toner over the face after cleansing. The hydrating, aromatic toner absorbs and refreshes skin instantly. Plus, the inviting aroma of cocoa bean extract awakens the senses.

· After a big night out when bedtime couldn’t be any more appealing, it’s essential to never go to bed with makeup on. Heavy foundations, powders and concealers can contribute to dull skin, clogged pores and breakouts. Always cleanse skin with a gentle, non-drying, all natural cleanser such as Amala’s Soothing Cream Cleanser to gently and effectively whisk away all make-up, (including eye make-up) and pore-clogging impurities without drying out the skin.

· Using the ring fingers, gently tap a small amount of Amala’s Rejuvenating Targeted Wrinkle Treatment under the eye area and into the outer eye areas (the ‘crows-feet’). Rich in natural hyaluronic acid, this product helps retain skins healthy water levels to combat the appearance of lines and wrinkles by firming and hydrating the skin· The most visible aftermath of lack of sleep is puffiness and dark circles under the eyes. Help minimize these effects with a simple eye treat

· To lock in moisturize and even out skin tone, Amala’s Brightening Treatment Cream is an ideal post-party moisturizer. The intensive brightening and hydrating effects of organic plant botanicals will illuminate skin after every application.

· Revive tired, puffy eyes by creating an eye compress. Dip a clean face cloth or two cotton rounds in cool water, lie down in a comfortable spot and place the compress over the eyes for up to 15 minutes. (This is a better choice than cucumbers or tea bags, as these often contain bacteria, which can lead to eye infections).

. Next, treat delicate skin around the eye area to a gentle massage to help minimize puffiness, dryness and dark circles. Mix a drop of Amala’s Hydrating Treatment Oil with Rejuvenating Eye Cream, which are a perfect pair thanks to their organic plant ingredients rich in Vitamin E and Essential Fatty Acids.

· If you make just one New Year’s beauty resolution, make it weekly exfoliation! Amala’s Brightening Face Polish contains a unique blend of Narcissus, Raspberry Seeds and Algae Extract that peels away accumulated dead skin cells, revealing a smooth, even complexion.

If you are interested in pampering yourself at a luxury spa and help treat your skin with Amala skin care products, contact us today. We can help plan and book your entire luxury travel itinerary. Follow this luxury blog for other beauty tip ideas.