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Massage Today
July, 2002, Vol. 02, Issue 07

Spa Industry News

By Editorial Staff

Aruba's newest spa, SPA del sol at Playa Linda Beach Resort, celebrated its grand opening in March. The spa features carved statues of Indonesian gods and goddesses, customized bamboo and teak wood furniture, and a variety of spa treatments.

Radisson SAS Hotels and Resorts has partnered with Hungaria Golf KFT, a large residential development group, to build and manage a resort in Bük, Hungary.

The 200-room resort will feature a 27,000 square-foot health center, offering steam baths, traditional and Asian massage services, and a range of fitness classes. The facility is scheduled for completion in August 2003.

The Cliff House Resort Spa in Oqunquit, Maine, celebrated its grand opening on May 17, 2002. Nestled on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, the 162-room property features 32 luxury spa suites, 10 treatment rooms, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.

The 60-suite Taha'a Pearl Beach Resort & Spa is scheduled to open its doors for business in July. Designed as the "ultimate hideaway" in French Polynesia, the resort provides spectacular views of Mount Ohiri on the lagoon side and of Bora Bora Island on the ocean side.

A riverside golf course, amphitheater, and private jet airstrip are just a few of the many unique features of the Agave Spa at Lajitas, scheduled to open later this year. Situated adjacent to Big Bend National Park in Southwestern Texas, the facility will offer "every service and activity," according to the resort's designers, "ranging from early morning meditation, tai chi class[es] and nature hikes in the Chisos mountains to warm stone massages, quite moment painting and writing."


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