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An aromatic journey of the sense and ESPA products provide spa guests with the ultimate experience.

San Juan – August 10, 2016 – With a brand name synonymous with exceptional levels of service and care, The Ritz-Carlton has now extended its talent for crafting tasteful and personalized journeys into the realm of spas. The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan became the first hotel within the Caribbean and Latin America region where the new brand and concept have been introduced.

Treatments at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, San Juan are steeped in the splendor of the enchantment island culture. Using locally-inspired ingredients such as guava fruit, coconut oil, aromatic coffee and salt flats from the southwest coast of the island, the spa pays homage to El Yunque rainforest and beautiful shores of Puerto Rico, to create a selection of tropical rituals that harken back to the Taíno’s ancient natural methods.

Drawing on the quintessential Caribbean experience, the Anti-Aging Guava Manicure and Pedicure treatment takes inspiration from the island’s fruits and climate. A stimulating combination of local guava and raw cane sugar exfoliation is followed by a milk bath soak and oil massage. The journey comes to a close with a perfect nail shape and polish. For a treatment that brings the sheen back to the skin, the Ocean and Earth Wrap harnesses the highly re-mineralizing ingredients of mud and detoxifying properties of seaweed to repair and restore the body.

Utilizing its calming and nourishing benefits, the Sea Shell Indulgence ritual begins by dry brushing impurities off the skin. To further enhance the experience, warm shells filled with lava and anointed with minerals algae and essential oils are drizzled over the body to radiate heat inside the muscle and induce a state of balance. Inspired by Puerto Rico’s aromas, the Café con Leche Body Polish is available exclusively in The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan. Fragrant coffee and lemongrass oil are applied throughout the body to detoxify the skin. A gentle massage of warm coconut oil completes the nourishing and skin softening experience. Each therapy can be elevated by choosing one or more ESPA enhancements from the new menu.

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, San Juan offers 12,000 square feet of serenity featuring 11 treatment rooms including one couple’s spa suite along with a full-service salon and a wellness studio. Before a treatment, guests can escape to the relaxation lounge, or bask in the ESPA Heat Experiences inclusive of sauna cabin, vitality jacuzzi and steam room. A selection of the artful moments brought to life can be seen on this newly released piece of film.