The 24,000 square-foot, two-story, Spa at Marco Island Marriott is a magnificent masterpiece providing a kaleidoscope of time-honored and personalized Balinese therapies, encompassing the latest in health, beauty and fitness technology. Exotic sensations, fantasy adventure, subtle touches and delightful surprises complemented by a holistic philosophy amidst the gentility of a legendary and award-winning staff. The new Spa at Marco Island Marriott is funded by the owner of the property, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, (Mass Mutual). Mass Mutual`s Adviser for the project is Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, Inc.
Traditional South Pacific design has been given a contemporary and sophisticated twist throughout the soothing, stunning interiors, meticulously blending the finest natural materials, including: textured teakwood, carved stone, cool ceramic, terrazzo, and bamboo in indigenous styles…an intensive collaboration of man and nature. Designed by Brennan Beer Gorman Monk/Interiors, New York, NY and Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart & Associates, Inc./Architects, Atlanta, GA, The Spa at Marco Island Marriott is an enchanting haven created in splendid, island chic. In vogue with “back-to-basics” living, men, women and young adults alike will encounter the healing wonders of traditional, natural therapies, methodically performed in twenty-four, seaside, serene retreats. Specialized therapies will include; La Stone, individual and couples wet treatments such as a Vichy Shower and Watsu. “Nature`s own pharmacopoeia and our staff`s ability to carry compassion in our hands and hearts will produce fulfilling results,” stated Spa Director, Bryan Huckabee.
The fitness center is also fitted with state-of-the-art cardio-vascular machines and offers comprehensive exercise class schedules consisting of: yoga, water yoga, Pilate`s, spinning and more. Men and women each have independent lounges and locker rooms with plunge pools, steam rooms and saunas.
The spa within a spa is dedicated to hair, nails and makeup, boasting four pedicure thrones and eight manicure tables. “Our spa professionals will assist with customized spa experiences for all ages to encourage a healthy posture and attitude towards looking and feeling your best,” stated Huckabee. A 650 square-foot retail boutique displays top of the line products, such as Carita and Jamu (a Balinese product line). Call 800-438-4373; spa reservations, 239-642-2686, or http://www.marcoislandmarriott.com.