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ST. THOMAS, U.S.V.I., Aug 29, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE)—The all-inclusive Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa in St. Thomas has introduced a series of all-inclusive destination spa packages, as well as day packages, designed to showcase the resort`s most recent stylish addition—the $1.5 million Journeys Spa, which opened last month. As the newest and largest full-service spa in the U.S. Virgin Islands, the two-level facility is the first spa in the U.S.V.I. to offer hydrotherapy treatments.

The resort`s all-inclusive destination spa menu promises guests a world of tranquility and reflection. For stays of three or four nights, guests enjoy two Journeys Spa Signature Experiences (each includes a choice of 25-minute Dead Sea Salt Glow, Marine Body Polish or Nori Algae Wrap; choice of Journeys Signature Facial, Deluxe facial or Gentleman`s Facial; and a choice of 50-minute Swedish, Deep Tissue, Stress Relief, Acu-Roma or Journeys Signature Massage); plus accommodations, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner; unlimited wine, champagne and premium-brand bar drinks during bar hours; nightly entertainment; all non-motorized water sports, use of snorkel equipment and beach volleyball; unlimited use of the fitness center and Jacuzzi; participation in the daily activity program; taxes and gratuities.

Stays of five or six nights include all the elements above, plus two Caribbean Journey Hydrotherapy treatments. Seven or more night stays include all the elements included in the three-night offer, plus a choice of two services from either a Caribbean Journey Hydrotherapy treatment or a Journeys “Beach Stone” Massage.

Through Dec. 20, 2002, four-day/three-night all-inclusive prices start at $924 per person, based on double occupancy. Packages are commissionable to qualified travel agents at 10 percent.



Among the spa`s unique massage services are the Journeys “Beach Stone” Massage, which combines the use of hot and cold stones from river and lava beds, as well as those from the resort`s own beach, with massage to relieve aching muscles, and improve circulation and lymphatic drainage; and the Journeys Signature Massage, a firmer healing massage made more therapeutic with the use of 100 percent pure Laminaria oil along with the aromatic essential oil of guests` choice.
Unique body treatments include the Marine Body Polish, ideal for even the most sensitive skin, combining gentle marine diatoms with guests` choice of essential oils to gently exfoliate the skin; and the Soothing Nori & Algae Gel Wrap, for those who may have had a little too much fun in the sun, this treatment combines rich red seaweed and algae gel to soothe, cool and re-hydrate the skin.

Journeys Spa celebrates “the return of the bath” with its therapeutic and relaxing hydrotherapy services, including the Caribbean Journey, a soothing and exotic bath of milky coconut infused with pineapple and vitality aromatic essence that offers guests the added luxury of a non-alcoholic Pina Colada beverage during the treatment; and the Cleopatra & Anthony Journey, an all-encompassing bath experience that combines the aromatic essences of ylang ylang, sandalwood, jasmine and cedar.

Available to resort guests and island residents, Journeys Spa day packages are designed to provide guests with a few hours of heaven on earth. The Journeys Spa Signature Experience ($225 per person) includes a choice of 25-minute Dead Sea Salt Glow, Marine Body Polish or Nori Algae Wrap; choice of Journeys Signature Facial, Deluxe Facial or Gentleman`s Facial; and a choice of 50-minute Swedish, Deep Tissue, Stress Relief, Acu-Roma or Journeys Signature Massage. The Return of the Bath package ($255 per person) includes a choice of bath; choice of body wrap; choice of Dead Sea Salt Glow or Marine Body Polish; and a Journeys Signature Massage. Ideal for a night out in the tropics, the Tropical Smoothie ($190 per person) day package includes a Journeys Signature Facial, Dead Sea Salt Glow Body Treatment, manicure and pedicure; and the Body Beautiful package ($145 per person) includes a pedicure, Marine Body Wrap, and an instant tan application.
Journeys Spa at the Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa offers a full complement of massage and body services, complete fitness center and full-service styling salon.
Set amidst breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and lush tropical surroundings, the inherent beauty embracing Journeys Spa naturally allows guests to relax and unwind effortlessly. Soothing tropical breezes and panoramic vistas ideally complement the spa`s array of signature services and treatments, which include aromatherapy, massage, body wraps, hydrotherapy and facials, along with a full complement of salon services for both men and women. Additional amenities include steam, sauna, Jacuzzi, spa boutique and spa cuisine in the Manor House Restaurant.

Under the direction of veteran Spa Director Angie Primmer, the first level of the 10,000 square-foot facility houses six treatment rooms; a private couples massage suite with oversized hydrotherapy tub; hydrotherapy rooms; a beauty salon; and locker rooms. A private, outdoor massage cabana, and private outdoor sanctuaries enable guests to feel at one with nature, and the spa`s special rainforest showers complete the experience. The second level features a 2,500 square-foot fitness center with cardiovascular and weight training rooms, as well as a separate area for aerobics, and yoga classes.

Spa hours are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Health club hours are Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Nestled along the island`s beach-lined mountainside just minutes from world-famous Magens Bay, the all-inclusive Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort & Spa has 300 guestrooms and suites, each with a private balcony. Guests enjoy breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, an intimate beach, three interconnected fresh water pools and the convenience of a poolside concierge.

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is an innovative, upscale hotel brand with properties located in the U.S., Caribbean, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Owned, managed and franchised by Wyndham International, Inc. (NYSE:WYN), Wyndham`s brand philosophy centers on listening to the individual needs of business and leisure travelers, and responding with personalized services. With a history of program firsts, Wyndham has developed Wyndham ByRequest(R), a unique guest recognition program that tailors each guest`s stay according to their preferences, and the award-winning Women On Their Way(R) program, which caters to the needs of women business travelers. For reservations, call a travel planner, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts at 800-WYNDHAM or visit Wyndham on the Internet at