Spa-tastic Moments on The RockMonday, April 30, 2012
Creative Media and Events has collaborated with the Jamaica Observer in celebration of its annual Jamaica Spa and Beauty Week, May 7-13. The event has a single goal: to encourage Jamaicans to get pampered. As we countdown to Jamaica Spa and Beauty Week, we reveal where the A-listers indulge when on The Rock.
Round Hill Hotel and Villas Spa
The Spa at Round Hill is located in a beautifully restored 18th-century plantation house on 10 acres of beachfront lawn. The Spa boasts seven treatment rooms, a luxurious outdoor treatment area set amidst abundant gardens, pool terrace, an ocean-view fitness centre and a waterfront lawn for massage or fitness classes. Sir Paul McCartney, rapper Eve, designer Ralph Lauren and his family, supermodels Gisele Bundchen and Chanel Iman — who celebrated her 21st birthday at the hotel in 2011 — have all indulged.
Round Hill Hotel and Villas
John Pringle Drive
PO Box 64
Secrets Spa by Pevonia
The expansive spa at Secrets Resorts, Montego Bay offers a sublime atmosphere of pure indulgence, combining hydrotherapy and indigenous treatments, thus creating a refreshing and peaceful experience. During the beginning of the year, pop stars Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson and Adrienne Bailon were spotted indulging in the luxurious facilities at the resort.
Secrets Resorts and Spa
Totally Male ClubSpa and Salon
Totally Male ClubSpa and Salon is widely known as the only spa in Jamaica which caters to a male-only clientele. It currently operates in 2500 square feet of space offering a variety of spa treatments by its all-female staff. While on vacation in 2011 actor Rockmond Dunbar enjoyed a relaxing spa day at the exclusive Totally Male ClubSpa. "I'm a spa junkie, and when I'm home, I have therapists come to my house to administer their treatments, so this is just what I need," Dunbar effused while receiving a spa treatment at Totally Male.
Totally Male ClubSpa & Salon
48 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 10
Tel: 906-MALE (6253)/ 908-3292/ 881-7929
Goldeneye's Fieldspa is located at a lagoon's edge cottage and has open-to-the-air treatment rooms as well as in-room treatments. It is built into the natural landscape, allowing guests to kayak or swim through the lagoon to the spa. Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and his equally talented wife Beyoncé snuck away to the resort in 2010 to enjoy a relaxing vacation.
GoldenEye Hotel and Resort
The Caves Aveda Concept Spa and The Ritz-Carlton Golf and Spa Resort
The Caves Aveda Concept Spa offers a variety of treatments to its exclusive clientele. Treatments include the Caves Massage, which is offered inside a cave with candles and the soothing sound of the ocean.
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The spa at the Ritz-Carlton The Resort and Spa has a unique selection of therapies, 11 treatment rooms, a full-service salon, fully-equipped fitness centre, relaxing saunas.
The Ritz-Carlton Golf and Spa Resort
Fern Tree, A Rock Resort's Spa
The 68,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor spa was inspired by Jamaica's lush landscape and centuries-old healing traditions. Here, guests such as R&B singer Alicia Keys, director Spike Lee and Prince Harry were treated to the personalised spa experience. Celeb couples such as Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, who have been known to visit Half Moon often, were definitely given the option to reserve the over-water spa bungalows sitting atop the Caribbean Sea, as they enjoyed a couple's massage.
Half Moon, A Rock Resort
Half Moon PO
Telephone: 1-876-953-2211/ 1-876-518-0477
Kiyara Ocean Spa
Kiyara Ocean Spa at the Jamaica Inn is nestled on the coral cliffs of Cutlass Bay. Supermodel Kate Moss is said to be a huge fan of the spa at Jamaica Inn and made her last known visit there late last year. In fact, it is rumoured that Moss gave Jamaica a big plug at her wedding in July of that year as her wedding cocktail was inspired by those she enjoys at the hotel and Spa.
KiYara Ocean Spa
PO Box 1
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