Over 7,000 square feet of space are dedicated to embracing the nurture and nature.
According to Bill Doak, general manager of Loews Santa Monica Beach
Hotel, As we continue to invest in our hotel, we feel a strong sense
of responsibility to help protect our planet. This project allows us to
be environmentally responsible while still providing a luxury spa
experience for our hotel guests, spa members and local residents.
The new spa is just one of the stages in the hotel's $7
million planned renovation. The remodel is set to include: a facelift
on the exterior to provide an even more luxurious arrival for guests as
well as new lobby and pool furniture, guestroom bathroom upgrades and
meeting space enhancements.
The new renovations to the spa include green building
materials, including the use of Ecoresin panels made from 40-percent
post-industrial recycled resin, Armstrong sustainable ceiling tiles,
reclaimed-wood furniture pieces, Mondo recycled rubber floors and Shaw
carpet with Cradle to Cradle Certification.
New spa experiences also take on nature, including the Aroma
Synergy massage and Stream of Consciousness scalp treatment
incorporate certified organic essential oils by Red Flower, an
eco-responsible company that uses sustainably harvested ingredients,
biodegradable products and recycled packaging.
The Ocean Spa's four treatment rooms also offer other unique
experiences, including: Moor mud wraps, buff body treatments, beauty
flash facials and the signature Beachcomber massage. Each treatment
utilizes elements of nature and many feature products from Pevonia
Botanica, a member of the Organic Trade Association. Pevonia strives to
maintain balance in the environment, and to do so they use paraben-free
and chemical-free products, post-consumer recycled bottles and
The new fitness center, which has been recognized as one of
the nation's best hotel fitness centers, has also been redone. New
equipment includes a range of cardio equipment by Technogym, including
six treadmills, seven elliptical machines, three exercise bikes, one
rowing machine, one Excite top hand machine and two cardio waves - each
equipped with an iPod docking station and personal television. Guests
can also enjoy three interactive Expresso bikes, which invite
competitive side-by-side racing experience. The spacious new fitness
center also has a group fitness studio, which offers a variety of
classes, including yoga, spinning, dance, mat Pilates and body
Also included in the new Ocean Spa is a salon, offering spa
manicures and pedicures and a full-service hair salon with cutting,
coloring and styling services. Guests will also enjoy the expansive
retail boutique in addition to comfortable men's and women's lounges
with dry saunas and eucalyptus steam rooms, personalized fitness
programs, nutritional coaching and educational seminars.
The hotel's location on the sand and surf of Santa Monica's
beachfront makes time spent at Ocean Spa & Fitness an extraordinary