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The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
Seamus Gallagher
Phone: (704) 547-2244

CHARLOTTE, NC. January 28, 2016 -- A sophisticated new co-ed gathering spot has opened at The Ritz-Carlton Spa & Wellness Center, Charlotte, responding to guest interest in extending the spa experience both before and after treatments.

“We are delighted to unveil this exceptional new spa experience,” said David Rothwell, General Manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte. “The Relaxation Lounge presents a stunningly designed co-ed venue, further complementing our recently enhanced Aqua Lounge pool complex and the more tranquil Vitality Lounge areas of the spa. It offers an ideal new location in which to relax, meditate and gather with spa friends.”

The Relaxation Lounge encourages shared or private experiences via large, user-friendly sectional furnishings and individual smaller settings. Design features include draped walls in shimmering bronze, hand-forged bronze drum tables, woven grass baskets, sculptural metal accents, a plush Moroccan rug and reflections of candlelight scattered throughout –the ultimate tactile and inviting environment for a day of pampering.   

Recently ranked among the nation’s top 10 spas by the editors of USA Today’s “10 Best,” The Ritz-Carlton Spa & Wellness Center, Charlotte is open to area residents as well as guests of the hotel. It provides a comprehensive offering of massages, skin care services, body treatments, manicures, pedicures signature experiences, waxing/tinting services and day spa packages. Additionally, the bi-level penthouse location features a complete fitness center, along with personal training and yoga, kinesis cycling, water features, an exclusive retail boutique and local membership offerings. As a special highlight, the spa’s Wi-Fi-enabled indoor Aqua Lounge presents spectacular floor-to-ceiling views of uptown, a large swimming pool and adjoining whirlpool, and the opportunity to enjoy a favorite poolside meal or beverage. 

The Ritz-Carlton Spa & Wellness Center, Charlotte offers treatments from noon to 8 p.m. on weekdays, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays, with reservations available at 704.547.2244. The Spa & Wellness Center is located at 201 East Trade Street, at the corner of Trade and College Streets in the heart of Charlotte, North Carolina. For further information, visit