Chocolate Mask & Ice Cream Manicures: These Services Add ‘Flavor’ to Hotel Spa Menus
These 11 options prove Hilton-owned spas have great taste
Spa treatments are a vacation luxury that leaves you relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for days of adventure and exploration. An increasing number of Hilton hotel spa services are now giving massages, manicures, pedicures and other treatments a fun foodie twist by incorporating food-inspired products into the service.
While a food theme adds variety to a spa experience, food-based products may have health benefits as well, adding vitamins and nutrients into your skin, serving as a natural exfoliator and even helping skin retain moisture. And at the very least, telling your family you got a caviar pedicure sure serves as a fun conversation topic.
From strawberries and chocolate to cappuccino and marshmallows, here’s list of 11 food-themed spa treatments you can book right now for your next Hilton property vacation.
Sign up for Sweet Strawberry Mani-Pedis, Facials & Body Therapy – New Orleans, Louisiana
The Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel features strawberry-themed spa services inspired the local strawberry crop grown in the neighboring town of Pontchatoula revered so much it holds its own yearly Strawberry Festival. The spa’s Diamond Rose Ritual body therapy, which is described on the spa menu as “an unprecedented sensory experience,” features strawberry components, as do the Diamond Experience Facial and the location’s manicures and pedicures. Spa-goers can also add a bottle of champagne and box of truffles to their spa experience for added deliciousness.
Mask Yourself in Coconut Milk, Honey & Bananas – Waikoloa, Hawaii
Take a break from your Hawaiian vacation for some “me time” at the Kohala Spa at Hilton Waikoloa Village with the Taro Honey Body Therapy treatment. This 50-minute indulgence features a light hydrating mask with kalo, coconut milk, organic honey, banana, aloe vera and more.
Ice Cream Children’s Spa Manicures & Pedicures – Chicago, Illinois
The award-winning spa at Waldorf Astoria Chicago offers customized treatments for men, women and children. Two spa services that are sure to be a hit with kids are the 20-minute Ice Cream Manicure or 30-minute Ice Cream Pedicure. Once the service is complete, young guests can enjoy real ice cream in the spa seating area or have it delivered to their hotel room. Double yum!
Curl Your Toes in Caviar — Beverly Hills, California
The White Caviar Illuminating Pedicure at La Prairie Spa at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills levels up luxury pedicures by adding Skin Caviar Luxe Soufflé Body Cream into the mix. This decadent cream contains caviar extract, a source of rich marine nutrients that work to moisturize the skin. Its antioxidant properties also help guard skin against UVA and UVB rays that cause skin damage. In addition to the White Caviar Illuminating Pedicure, guests can also add a Caviar Enhancement onto any other spa service.
Slip into a Honey Butter Massage – Orlando, Florida
The spa at Waldorf Astoria Orlando offers 50- and 80-minute Honey Butter Massages, in which a luxurious shea butter bar is blended with honey and incorporated into the massage. Shea butter is extracted from shea tree nuts and has been used in skin care for centuries. Its fatty acids absorb quickly into skin and help hydrate, smooth and heal dryness. Spa guests receiving this massage can even take the remainder of their honey butter bar home post-service.
Plunge into Peach Oil – Atlanta, Georgia
The Peachtree Indulgence service at the Waldorf Astoria Atlanta Buckhead is all about skin repair and mental relaxation. This one-hour and fifty-minute service includes a skin softening body brush, a sea salt scrub with sweet almond oil for hydration and a massage with warm peach oil. Both almond and peach oil assist in skin hydration, sun protection and damage repair. This sweet treatment ends with a nourishing scalp massage to calm the senses.
Enhance Your Spa Experience with Apricot – Park City, Utah
When it comes to sweet services at the spa at Waldorf Astoria Park City, it’s all about apricot—apricot oil, that is. High in vitamins A, C and E, apricot oil is known for softening skin and improving elasticity. Guests at the spa can add an Apricot Alpine Glow to any massage, facial or other spa service for smoother and more hydrated skin.
Brighten Your Skin with Berries & Chardonnay – Punta de Mita
The Haariiya anti-aging facial at the Conrad Spa at Conrad Punta de Mita offers a skin routine packed with berries and chardonnay grapeseed oil. The latter is packed with antioxidants, helps eliminate extra oil from the skin and stimulates collagen production. The facial is finished with a botanical serum to reduce fine lines.
Soothe Your Muscles with Honey, Papaya—and Marshmallow! – Palm Beach, Aruba
The Azeta di Coco Massage at eforea Spa at Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino follows up a massage with a honey, aloe and papaya fruit serum drizzled on the feet. If that’s not sweet enough, add on a Marshmallow Melt Down Massage upgrade for your hands, feet, neck and shoulders to receive a warm drizzle of melted marshmallow melt balm. The secret to marshmallow balm is the shea butter ingredient, which soothes and repairs skin.
Let Your Muscles Drink in Mint, Mocha, Cappuccino & More – Puerto Rico
Perhaps one of the most thirst-quenching spa menus comes from the Zen Spa at Caribe Hilton in Puerto Rico, which offers body exfoliations selections like Minty Mocha (with cocoa, peppermint and almonds) and Cappuccino Buff (with coffee and peppermint), as well as Yin Body Wraps with the guest’s choice of Green Tea, Paprika Twist or Ginger Wasabi. The spa also offers Yang Body Wraps with tropical fruit options, including Berry Slim (blueberry blend) and Avocado Clay (a mix of avocado and aloe clay).
Refresh with a Coconut & Chocolate Body Masque – Hawaii
Guests visiting Spa Grande at Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort can choose from coconut and chocolate body masques that moisturize, promote exfoliation, detoxification, deep nourishment and leave skin refreshed.
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