THE SPA AT PELICAN HILL DEBUTS NEW DIAMOND EXPERIENCES, PRONTO TREATMENTS AND SUMMER SEASON SPECIALS

NEWPORT BEACH, CA – April 9, 2013 – The Spa at Pelican Hill®, Newport Beach’s only Forbes Five-Star Spa, introduces seasonal spa offerings and permanent menu additions this summer. Voted Southern California’s top resort spa by Condé Nast Traveler readers, The Spa at Pelican Hill invites guests and locals to relax, renew and invigorate with a new series of Diamond experiences, Pronto treatments and summer specials.

“Based upon the popularity of our Natura Diamond Experience, also known as the ‘red carpet ready facial,’ we have expanded our permanent line of Diamond treatments to now include a massage, manicure and pedicure, as well as a Diamond Indulgence Spa Package,” said Liza Esayian, Spa Director for The Spa at Pelican Hill. “Our new Pronto line-up features quick, effective treatments for those with limited time, and our summer specials include the True Blush Facial and Seasonal Lavender Body Gelato.”

Available beginning in May 2013, The Spa at Pelican Hill offers the following new permanent menu additions:

Diamond Magnetic Ritual (80 minutes)
Purify the body and mind by eliminating the impacts of electromagnetic pollution or day-to-day stress. To restore an energizing rebalance, this body treatment begins with a harmonization of chakras featuring calming lavender aromas. Luxuriate in a shimmering mud exfoliation, formulated with diamond dust and removed with magnetically-enhanced gloves. Combining Western joint manipulation techniques with an Asian approach to circulation of vital energy, the exclusive Diamond Synergy Massage enhances awareness of physical and mental well-being through touch and movement.
$200* (Monday – Thursday), or $250* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Diamond Manicure (50 minutes) / Diamond Pedicure (80 minutes)
Experience the ultimate multisensory cosmetic treatment designed for hands and feet. Following a lavender-infused soak, a shimmering diamond dust mud exfoliation is applied, then removed with a magnetically-enhanced device to reveal purified, illuminated skin. A revitalizing massage alleviates and reenergizes tired muscles. Includes cuticle care, nail filing, buffing and nail lacquer.
Manicure: $75* (Monday – Thursday), or $80* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)
Pedicure: $95* (Monday – Thursday), or $100* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Diamond Indulgence Spa Package
For the ultimate Five-Star spa experience, indulge in a head-to-toe series of treatments, including the 80-minute Diamond Magnetic Ritual, 80-minute Diamond Experience Facial and 80-minute Diamond Manicure and Pedicure.
$570* (Monday – Thursday), or $680* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Pronto Massage
Decompress with a 30-minute express upper body massage, targeting the neck, back and shoulders with Swedish techniques.
$75* (Monday – Thursday), or $95* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Pronto Refresh Facial
Renew your skin with an efficient 30-minute facial, which includes a cleanse, scrub, mask and relaxing massage.
$85* (Monday – Thursday), or $105* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Pronto Body Buff
Pacific sea salts and herbal extracts provide a granular 30-minute body buff to smooth, stimulate and deeply condition the skin, while minimizing free radicals.
$85* (Monday – Thursday), or $105* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Pronto Agrume Manicure
Heal the hands with an olive-based 25-minute express manicure, infused with specially sourced citrus. Includes cuticle care, nail filing, buffing, hydration and nail lacquer, excluding French polish.
$45* (Monday – Thursday), or $50* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Pronto Olivo Pedicure
Revive tired legs and feet with an olive-based 40-minute express pedicure, including a skin-quenching foot treatment and pampering massage to restore healthy circulation. Includes cuticle care, nail filing, buffing and nail lacquer, excluding French polish.
$70 * (Monday – Thursday), or $75* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Available July through September, the Spa’s featured summer season specials include:

Summer Lavender Body Gelato (available June through August)
This seasonal body treatment combines fresh lavender and pure botanicals for a scrub and moisturizing wrap, completed with a lavender-flavored gelato treat.
$140* (Monday – Thursday), or $195* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

True Blush Facial
Back by popular demand, The Spa at Pelican Hill and Natura Bisse present the True Blush Facial this summer. Blush a little, and reveal the true you! This powerful treatment combines highly comforting and regenerating ingredients to bring the best visual result to your skin.
$130* (Monday – Thursday), or $190* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

Sunshine Pronto Manicure & Pedicure
Ready your hands and feet for summer with skin-quenching express treatments, including a 25-minute manicure and 40-minute pedicure. Enjoy a complimentary glass of Prosecco or lemonade as you get pampered, polished and back out into the sunshine in no time!
$115* (Monday – Thursday), or $125* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

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* (Monday – Thursday), or $190* (Friday – Sunday & Holidays)

The Barber Chair Experience
The Spa’s traditional Barber Chair Experience combines comfort, style and the absolute finest in gentlemen’s grooming services. Elevate your everyday cut, trim or shave with a range of relaxing, full-service Barber Shop treatments. Skilled in old-world barber techniques designed especially for gentlemen, the Spa’s barber and skincare professionals provide grooming and skincare treatments, including the Men’s Cut, Hot Lather & Straight Razor Shave and Men’s Grooming Facial.
Available exclusively on Saturdays, starting from $65* per treatment

Coastal Appreciation Weekday Specials
The Spa at Pelican Hill brings luxurious pampering and relaxation to local neighbors and visiting guests alike with weekday Coastal Appreciation values. Enjoy weekday 50-minute and 80-minute spa services, with massages and skincare from $130*, salon services from $65* and nail care from $50*. Follow the Spa on Facebook for weekly specials.

Last-Minute Sundays
Follow The Spa at Pelican Hill on Facebook, or call us on Saturdays, and allow us to surprise you with a special offer exclusive to that Sunday. Offers available exclusively to local community residents.

For spa reservations, please call 855.467.6800. For additional information, please visit pelicanhill.com/spa.

*Prices are per person, excluding 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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