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Urban Luxury Spa Debuts New Spa Menu That Speaks To Guest Preferences For Indigenous And Indulgent


The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles
- Downtown Los Angeles' only luxury spa - continues to pioneer the city's urban spa experience by unveiling an enhanced menu for 2014. The new services draw inspiration from the abundant natural resources of Southern California as well as the allure of classic Hollywood to offer a truly 'Angeleno' retreat.

"As we developed our new menu, we focused on current trends that we are seeing in the spa," said Kory Keith, spa director of The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles. "Guests are looking for more culturally-grounded, indigenous experiences with an increased interest on where and how products are sourced, while still seeking to capture the glamour and pampering of a Hollywood lifestyle."

Several treatments now incorporate organic and natural elements that speak to concerns on sustainability, but still deliver lasting results. In addition, the spa has expanded its beauty programming, offering guests more options to feel indulgent and pampered.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles signature treatments expertly blend natural components with a feeling of luxurious beauty, affording guests a uniquely California-chic experience.

  • Champagne & Shimmer - A revamping of the spa's signature treatment inspired by Hollywood's Golden Era, now uses a fully organic product line that incorporates seeds of locally-harvested grapes to exfoliate the skin before a final dusting of 24-karat gold shimmering powder.
  • Marula Ritual - A new, multiphase treatment utilizing African Botanics, a Santa Monica-based wellness line that was shaped to capture the exceptional beauty and pure floral wealth of Southern Africa.
  • Garden to Glamorous - Seasonal treatments that embody the 'farm to table' philosophy of using freshly harvested, natural ingredients - many sourced from the hotel's rooftop garden.

Acknowledging the importance of intrinsic harmony, the spa offers indulgent new treatments that unearth individual preferences for restoring natural balance. Guests are encouraged to disconnect from the day-to-day chaos with the Aroma Journey Massage, a customized ritual of scent and sensation beginning with an in-depth consultation with an apothecary advisor to create a tailor-blended massage lotion or clarifying scrub. The new Cloud Nine Massage is a longer, more reflective treatment designed to aid in restful sleep and energy restoration.

Taking inspiration from its clientele's relentless pursuit of internal and external balance and aligning with the youthful spirit of Southern California, the spa features treatments designed to revitalize, protect, and tone distressed skin. The new Vital Rejuvenation and Slim Wrap target areas of concern leaving the skin visibly firmer and silkier.

The spa will continue to offer signature Ritz-Carlton Spa treatments, such as the Classic Facial and Traditional Swedish Massage, as well as the popular " Red Carpet Ready" services including professional hair and make-up styling.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles, downtown LA's only luxury spa, redefines serenity within the heart of the city. Within this chic 8,000-sq. ft. setting, guests will enjoy a co-ed sanctuary, private men's and women's relaxation rooms, as well as experience the eucalyptus steam rooms and cold plunge showers. The spa also features full-service hair salon, complete nail care, and a spa boutique. Personalized service, coupled with luxurious amenities and a vibrant destination, inspires rejuvenation for hotel guests and locals alike.  To make an appointment, call The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Los Angeles at (213) 763-4400.

The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

A landmark of the downtown skyline, The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles is a sophisticated haven at the vibrant center of the city. The hotel features 123 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, an expansive Club Lounge on the 23rd floor, luxury spa, exclusive rooftop pool and bar on the 26th floor, and more than 100,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space. The hotel is also home to Nest at WP24 and WP24 Restaurant featuring award-winning dining from Chef Wolfgang Puck. For more information, please visit www.ritzcarlton.com/losangeles .

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