This landmark Laguna Beach resort introduces a new way to relax, adding an ocean-inspired twist on a traditional treatment
(LAGUNA BEACH, CA; April 2008)Close your eyes, listen to the waves crash on the beach, and let the peaceful serenity of the ocean help you unwind. Aquaterra Spa at Surf & Sand Resort is now offering a new way to relax by the sea with their South Pacific Hot Shell Massage. Surf & Sands on-site spa is a premier escape for soothing rejuvenation"an intimate space only steps from the sand that emphasizes the resorts connection to its stunning location.
One of the few spas to offer such a treatment, Aquaterras massage therapists use all-natural tiger clam shells in a massage and energy treatment. Using elements from the ocean, the shells are heated with an insert created from dried kelp and sea algae, and activated with a mixture of purified water, salt, and lavender essential oils. The shells are then used as massage tools in various deep tissue and effleurage massage strokes to soothe tired muscles. The warm, polished seashells are placed on chakras to release blocked energy, while the heat penetrates into the muscles to help achieve a state of deeper relaxation.
There's almost nothing as relaxing as spending a day at the beach, says Spa Director Gina Layland. With the resort sitting just feet from the ocean, we wanted to create a unique and calming spa treatment that perfectly embodied our seaside location.
The Hot Shell massage is $190 for a 75-minute treatment, exclusive of tax and gratuities. For more information, or to book a spa treatment, please call 949.376.2772 or visit www.surfandsandresort.com.
Aquaterra Spa is an oceanfront oasis in Laguna Beach where guests come to relax with personalized spa treatments designed for them by experienced practitioners. Every soothing treatment at Aquaterra Spa is enhanced by the healing properties of native botanicals and the natural essences of ocean and earth.