As building work progresses on our spa, the concept behind its atmosphere and treatments is taking shape. We’re looking to create a truly spiritual sanctuary within the hotel, an oasis where guests can escape and enjoy an experience tailored to their exact needs. I feel confident that we will set a new benchmark for spas in South America.
What we will offer goes way beyond regular spa treatments such as massages, scrubs, wraps and beauty treatments. When guests arrive they will be asked what they would like to achieve: more energy, total relaxation or a boost to their health. We’ll then arrange a personalised programme that could include massage, aromatherapy and other rituals. They can choose their own music, food and drink, and post-treatment activities such as stretching or sports.
The emphasis will be on aromatherapy using local products and experiences: steam baths scented with fresh muna (a mountain herb), massage creams and oils from Andean plants, drinks made from Sacred Valley fruits. Peru’s local culture is interwoven with the use of flowers and herbs, and this will be reflected throughout the spa. Many of our natural products will be hand-picked by communities from the Cuzco region.
We’re also planning to have rooms scented with natural fragrances where guests can relax on a mattress, wrapped in an alpaca blanket, and dream…