The Peninsula Hotels around the world are launching Peninsula Wellness, a refreshed and reinvigorated spa, wellness and healthy dining and lifestyle programme. Peninsula Wellness recognises that guests staying in luxurious hotel accommodations with the finest amenities increasingly seek to relax and rejuvenate mind and body and escape the stresses of modern living.
Highlights include the Peninsula Sleep Ceremony, exclusively created by ESPA for stressed travellers, a therapeutic Royal Thai massage in association with the world-famous Wat Pho Temple Massage School in Bangkok, and Sattva by Simply Peninsula vedic aromatherapy-inspired spa treatments formulated by Australian spa brand Subtle Energies exclusively for The Peninsula Hotels. Connecting lifestyle, nutrition and modern dining is a revitalisation and refresh of the Naturally Peninsula menus for guests at all Peninsula hotels.
Peninsula Sleep Ceremony, exclusively created by ESPA, as part of the new global Peninsula Wellness programme. Specially designed for Peninsula by ESPA’s founder and renowned spa authority Susan Harmsworth to meet the wellbeing needs of globetrotting travellers, the new Peninsula Sleep Ceremony recognises that a restful and rejuvenating night’s sleep is an essential part of the guest experience.
The 120-minute Peninsula Sleep Ceremony by ESPA aids relaxation for travellers affected by stress, jetlag and a disrupted sleep pattern. Guests can relax body and mind in the tranquil, candlelit surroundings of a private spa suite at The Peninsula Spa. The 120-minute spa journey begins with a personal consultation followed by an aromatic bath with ESPA’s Soothing Bath Oil, guided breathing and meditation techniques to release physical and emotional anxiety, a hot stone body massage, and finally a soothing facial and scalp massage.
ESPA-branded products have been offered at The Peninsula Spas since 2006. The world’s first total spa company, ESPA was founded by global spa authority Susan Harmsworth in 1993 and specialises in the innovative design of pioneering spa products and treatments that are rich in natural ingredients, textures and aromas. Recognised as one of the world’s leading spa experts, Susan Harmsworth’s innovative, inspirational and forward thinking approach has shaped the development of today’s luxury spa industry
A Signature Royal Thai Massage Thailand is acclaimed as a haven of Oriental wellness excellence, and guests at The Peninsula Spa can revitalise body and mind with a new range of Thai massage treatments, including a therapeutic 80-minute Simply Peninsula Royal Thai body massage and a 110-minute Simply Peninsula Royal Thai Massage with Herbal Compress. A first for a hotel group, these treatments are introduced in partnership with the famous Wat Pho Temple Traditional Medical and Massage School in Bangkok, which is celebrated for its health-giving massage techniques based on traditional Thai medicine.
Introducing Sattva by Simply Peninsula, a range of spa products and treatments has been exclusively formulated for The Peninsula Hotels by Subtle Energies, an award-winning Australian spa brand founded by Farida Irani in 1993. Sattva means ‘pure’ in Vedic philosophy, to combine classic Ayurveda methods with contemporary massage techniques, such as remedial and lymphatic drainage. These techniques are enhanced by the therapeutic and sensory benefits of the active ingredients within Sattva’s pure and rare Ayurveda Aromatherapy essential oils, Himalayan crystal salts, clays and herbs. Guests can luxuriate mind, spirit and body by selecting from a comprehensive menu of specially designed treatments, including the Sattva Vedic Aromatherapy Full Body and Facial Marma Treatment and the Sattva Detox Signature Journey.
Naturally Peninsula Cuisine offers Healthy Dining Choices providing a delicious link between wellness and nutrition, A selection of dishes for guests who are health-aware but do not want to compromise on culinary finesse. Naturally Peninsula focuses on locally sourced ingredients to complement the varied lifestyle and dietary requirements of guests. “There is a growing awareness about the connection between nutrition and how we feel in our daily lives, and Naturally Peninsula gives guests new dining choices. No longer limited to just low-fat, low-calorie options, the new line will take a more holistic approach to healthy eating, which includes gluten-free, low-sugar and high protein options. The focus is placed on seasonal fruits and vegetables, sustainably sourced seafood, superior cuts of meat, nutritious whole grains, organic spices and market-fresh herbs, while avoiding artificial flavourings, refined sugars and preservatives,” says Kim Murphy, The Peninsula Hotels’ Naturally Peninsula Nutrition Advisor.