The St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort has opened
South China’s first resort-based Iridium Spa.
Inspired by its natural surroundings, the
spacious Iridium Spa is designed around a hidden, lush tropical
garden courtyard that is open to the blue sky above. It sets the
ambiance for a relaxing and rejuvenating spa experience.
interior of the spa features a contemporary design utilizing a
palette of natural materials and colors that include crisp white
and ice blue granite, rich teak wood, and textured slate. The
modern style contrasts perfectly with the traditional, lush feel
of the exterior.
The spa offers ten luxury treatment suites,
including two large couples suites.
Guests are guided along a journey of physical
and spiritual wellness at Iridium Spa with a variety of signature
and extraordinary experiences to release tension, pain, and
anxiety and restore vitality and balance.
Upon checking in, each
guest is afforded their own personal treatment suite with a
private shower and bathtub where they can also enjoy private tea
The spa journey at Iridium Spa begins with a trip to the
Experience Showers with Chromatherapy. These signature showers
include multiple showerheads to target each meridian point on the
body with a customized combination of water temperature and
pressure. Colored lights are added for additional relaxation and
The Aromatherapy Inhalation Chamber is a warm,
humid environment infused with essential oils and herbal essences
to detoxify and alleviate respiratory ailments. A few minutes
inside the Inhalation Chamber helps enhance the effectiveness of
many treatments and additional experiences.
The Mineral Salt
Chamber takes detoxifying a step further in a steam zone that is
infused with gentle, restorative cleansing properties of salt
crystals from the Himalayas that remineralize the body and
alleviate respiratory symptoms.
Guests can then complete or continue their journey in the Crystal
and Ice Grotto, a sparkling and invigorating
environment that utilizes cold temperatures and crystal to improve
circulation and strengthen immunity. The Crystal and Ice Grotto
helps to facilitate and increase the effectiveness of other
Iridium treatments, such as body wraps and massage.
Iridium Spa Signature Treatments
Iridium Spa offers a suite of locally inspired
services grounded in traditional Chinese healing techniques that
combine aromatherapy with massage for a total sensory experience.
The Aromatic Massage utilizes Swedish and neuromuscular massage
techniques to release tension in every part of the body. For a
thoroughly traditional experience, the Tui Na Massage uses finger
pressure to release blockages along the body’s energy pathways,
restoring balance and stimulating vitality and energy. Or,
experience the ancient healing benefits of Chinese Foot
Reflexology, a therapy to alleviate stress and strengthen
circulation through stimulating reflex zones on the soles of the
Rollersage is a signature experience that utilizes the metaphysical
and healing properties of semi-precious stones along with
traditional, Swedish massage techniques. Each guest chooses their
gemstone based on their unique qualities: Hematite, to restore
circulation; Tiger’s Eye, to increase insight and optimism; Rose
Quartz, to resolve hurt and anger; and Sodalite, to improve
digestion. The stones are heated or cooled, and rolled over the
body in a connective, flowing manner. Afterward, guests receive
their stone in a gift bag to remember this unique
Body treatments include Bespoke Skin Polish, a
relaxing, all-over exfoliation followed by application of richly
nourishing natural products that leave the skin looking radiant
and feeling smooth. The Revitalising Rose Hydrator is an intensely
hydrating treatment that includes the rich properties of rose
serum, oil and cream to leave the body radiant, soft and smooth.
Or, try the Tropical Skin Cooler, a powerfully soothing and
re-hydrating treatment to restore over-exposed skin.
A variety of rejuvenating facials are customized
for guests’ specific skin needs. The Holistic Aroma Facial is a
bespoke treatment that combines pure essential oils and plant
extracts with specialized massage techniques to restore and
recondition the skin. Or, restore skin luminosity with the
anti-oxidant properties of the Radiant Facial. Facials tailored
for gentlemen include the Reviving Facial and Clarifying Facial,
both designed to erase the effects of environmental stress through
reactivating dry and dehydrated skin with essential oils,
moisturizers and massage.
From now through 30 April 2012, Iridium Spa is
offering “Massage at the Beachside” pampering for couples in the
spectacular environs of The St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay’s Beachside
Villa. A choice of Chinese massage or foot reflexology can be
enjoyed while allowing the ocean views to mesmerize. The “Massage
at the Beachside” promotion is offered daily before sunset at
RMB700 per couple, plus 15% surcharge; a reservation is required.
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