Alan Navarrete has joined the Sangha Retreat by
Octave Institute as Spa Director.
Alan will oversee the daily operations at the 65,000-sq ft spa
on the outskirts of Suzhou,
China, integrating wellbeing programmes, fitness classes, an extensive
spa treatment menu and a hydrotherapy circuit as part of a guestís
customised schedule in accordance with their wellness assessment.
Alan began his career at the Ixchel Spa at the Hilton Los
Cabos where he spent five years developing best
standard practices and operational logistics.
He previously served
as Spa Director at The Resort at Pedregal and at the Auriga Spa at
Capella Pedregal, both in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico where he was
selected to be part of the opening team in 2009.
passion for spa culture and travel led him to the Canyon Ranch
Spa Club on-board Regent Seven Seas and Oceania Cruises, where he
served as Spa Director for two years.
In 2014, he returned
to The Resort at Pedregal as Spa Director for Luna y Mar Spa,
positioning it as a leading spa of Mexican-inspired rituals.
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