THE SPA AT PELICAN HILL CELEBRATES SPRING WITH NEW BABYMOON RETREAT, GENTLEMEN’S SPRUCE UP & WIND DOWN EXPERIENCE AND FRESH GARDEN-INSPIRED INGREDIENTS

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – January 14, 2013 –The Spa at Pelican Hill®, California’s top resort spa according to Condé Nast Traveler readers, invites guests from far and near to relax, renew and invigorate with new seasonal spring treatments. Newport Beach’s only Forbes Five-Star Spa introduces new customizable spa experiences designed for mothers, daughters, fathers and parents-to-be.

“Inspired by fresh ingredients such as the neroli blossom, our spring specials truly focus on the season of celebration and renewal,” said Liza Esayian, Spa Director for The Spa at Pelican Hill. “Whether it’s a couples babymoon retreat, gentleman’s afternoon escape or mother and daughter spa day, we welcome resort guests and local guests to indulge in our Five-Star spa experiences at Pelican Hill.”

Available April through June 2013, Pelican Hill’s spring season spa specials include:

Babymoon Retreat
Escape for the day or stay the night, spending precious moments together before your baby’s arrival. Expectant parents begin their personalized retreat with a choice of a private yoga class or guided meditation session. Indulge in a 50-minute Duet Massage for two in the serenity and privacy of the Spa’s couples massage suite. While she relishes in a Deserving Mother’s Massage, doting dads-to-be unwind with a Deep Tissue or Reflexology Massage. Slip into our infinity-edge deep-soaking tub together and relax toe-to-toe with a romantic 30-minute bath for two. Nourish yourself with a custom chef-crafted “cravings” menu featuring your favorite wholesome comfort foods at the Coliseum Pool & Grill. Finally, settle into your own private Coliseum Pool cabana to lounge in tranquility. Depart with a special gift, as you prepare to welcome your new bundle of joy!
Full-day retreat package starting from $540* and overnight retreat package available, starting from $1,075* per night.

Bungalow Suite Spring Spa Indulgence
Embrace the flutter of spring romance with a retreat just for two. Relish in a relaxing couples massage in the intimate, residential ambiance of your spacious Bungalow Suite. An intimate bath for two awaits in the privacy of your marble deep-soaking tub, with your choice of intentional spa bath salts. Enjoy a romantic indulgences welcome amenity and in-room aphrodisiac menu, available around-the-clock!
Starting from $1,195* per night

Gentlemen’s Spruce Up & Wind Down Experience
Perfect for Father’s Day, but available on Saturdays throughout the spring season, this packaged spa escape includes a Signature Hot Lather Shave and his choice of a 50-minute Deep Tissue Massage or Men’s Grooming Facial. After sprucing up, wind down with a whiskey tasting at the Pelican Grill.
Starting from $250* (price excludes whiskey tasting)

Spring Neroli Blossoms & Blooms
Pelican Hill’s newest private label product line features fragrant neroli, a seasonal ingredient sourced from the white blossoms of orange trees. Select from three new neroli-inspired spa experiences this spring:
Massage: Gently emerge from your winter hibernation with the mood-lifting neroli signature massage. Treat yourself to the calming rhythm of a lymphatic dry brushing experience, followed by a restorative, nerve-soothing massage of light-to-moderate pressure using the Spa’s lovely neroli massage oil blend.
$140* Mondays – Thursdays, or $190* Fridays – Sundays
Body Treatment: Spring into an uplifted state of mind with an invigorating neroli sugar scrub. After a refreshing exfoliation, be rejuvenated with a light-to-moderate pressure neroli shea butter massage. This Swedish-style massage includes joint release techniques paired with gentle rocking to stimulate the circulation of blood and lymphatic fluid. This fresh, delightful treatment is all you need to emerge from your winter slumber anew.
$140* Mondays – Thursdays, or $190* Fridays – Sundays
Manicure-Pedicure: Revive tired feet and hands with a stimulating neroli soak and refreshing, glow-inducing neroli sugar scrub. A stimulating foot massage focuses on reflex points to ease tension, while hydrating your feet. Our featured spring pedicure and manicure leave you, your hands and your feet in a state of calm and bliss.
$125* Mondays – Thursdays, or $135* Fridays – Sundays

Mother-Daughter Wellness & Beauty Experience
Daughters accompanied by their mothers enjoy a private yoga class followed by a refreshing one-hour manicure and pedicure, while enjoying a smoothie of your choice.
$185* Mondays – Thursdays, or $190* Fridays – Sundays

“Mother’s Daycation” Spa Escape
Perfect for Mother’s Day, but available throughout the spring season, this experience includes your choice of one personalized 50-minute treatment, selecting from an Amber Gold Signature Massage, Seasonal Honey Body Gelato or a Classic Cleansing Facial. Also, choose a 30-minute Argume Manicure, or a Shampoo & Style in the Spa Salon. Lunch for one guest at the Spa or Coliseum Pool & Grill is included.
$210* Mondays – Thursdays, or $260* Fridays – Sundays

Golfer’s Massage
Designed to enhance your game, this 50-minute deep massage relieves and reduces muscle tension, joint pain and stiffness. A full-body massage uses golf balls to apply specific friction, kneading and pressure maneuvers that relax and warm golfer’s muscles, treating one zone at a time and improving overall flexibility. This massage is recommended as a pre-game or post-game treatment by Pelican Hill Golf Academy Director of Instruction Glenn Deck, Southern California PGA’s Teacher of the Year.
$140* Mondays – Thursdays, or $190* Fridays – Sundays

For spa reservations, please call 800.820.6800.

*Prices exclude 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.
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