Mandarin Oriental opens new spa in Manila

Mandarin Oriental, Manila is introducing The Spa at Mandarin Oriental,
Manila, offering guests and spa-goers a holistic approach to enhance
their well-being.The Thai-themed luxury Mandarin Oriental spa, is located on the hotel’s
topmost floors, and like all Spas at Mandarin Oriental, offers a sensory
experience that touches the mind, body and spirit, merging ancient and
contemporary techniques and philosophies from around the world.

Most experiences start with a relaxing foot ritual, while an individual
analysis of each guest’s lifestyle allows for individually tailored
treatments. The collection of exclusive rituals include specialised
facials, body massages, treatments, wraps and scrubs, and spa packages
ranging from one-hour and 40 minutes to three-hours and 20 minutes. A
signature treatment that is common to every Mandarin Oriental Spa is the
Time Ritual, a personalised journey booked as a block of time, and
consisting of treatments suited to each individual’s preference.

The Spa uses Ytsara, a luxurious line of organic Asian spa products
incorporating natural ingredients of herbs, roots and flowers, blended
in its own line of signature essential oils, designed to relax,
revitalize and de-stress.

“We are delighted to be able to offer holistic spa services and
treatments given by a team of highly trained therapists, that go beyond
simply delivering massages to tired bodies,” said Helmut Gaisberger,
General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Manila. “This new spa gives us the
opportunity to further enhance our wellness facilities, complementing
our Yoga Studio and the Health Club,” he added. “For the ultimate in
relaxation, we will also add relaxing heat experiences to the spa by

The exemplary standards and attention to detail found at The Spa at
Mandarin Oriental, Manila are also reflected in its opulent,
Thai-inspired interior design. The warmth and serenity of teak wood, is
combined with contemporary wall treatments and organic textures.  Thai
furniture and silk upholstery blend harmoniously with Asian artifacts,
which complete the Oriental theme. The reception area on the 18th floor
is a welcoming oasis that is softly lit, gently scented, with soft music
that sets the relaxed ambience of this blissful sanctuary.  A short
flight of stairs opens on to a serene Oriental-style relaxation area and
a mini Oriental garden on the upper floor, surrounded by four
self-contained treatment rooms.