The LeoPalace Resort Guam added yet another facility to its long list the LeoPalace Spa. The temporary spa located at Condominium C has been open since June. The 2000 square-foot permanent spa is located in the left wing of the LeoPalace grand lobby. Ayako Kaibuki spa manager told the Journal “The spa has 15 luxurious treatment rooms surrounded by a tropical garden with a view of the LeoPalace Lake.” Construction of the new spa started at the beginning of 2005 and should be finished by December. The contract for the spa construction was awarded to Sumitomo Construction Co.

Each of the 15 treatment rooms is equipped with the latest innovative spa machines such as vacumobilization machines hydro-jet machines and Vichy showers. Kaibuki said “The technology that we have is still very new to Guam’s spa industry. We believe that we are the only spa equipped with these types of machines.”

Spa treatments range from $60 for 30 minutes of reflexology to $702 for full packages. The spa offers a variety of different treatments that include body massage facials splash body polish hydrotherapy body wraps vacumobilization presso therapy waxing manicures pedicures and nail art.

Some of the more unique treatments are the splash body polish hydrotherapy vacumobilization and presso therapy.

The splash body polish is a treatment where natural herbs and marine plants are massaged into the body using a Vichy shower above the patient. According to Kaibuki “The treatment removes soil from the pores imparting a radiance and refreshed feel to the body.” A body wrap follows this treatment.

Hydrotherapy is a treatment that can only be provided by a spa. It is a treatment designed to heal the body and mind combining the use of powerful water energy and state of the art equipment such as private hydro jet baths and computerized color therapy or capsule steam sauna and bath.

Vacumobilization enhances the metabolism and slimming effect by using beauty technology imported from France concentrating lymph drainage.

Presso therapy involves the patient wearing a boot-like machine which covers the entire leg and is intended to drain the lymphatic nodes and increase blood circulation.

For customers looking to take home part of the spa experience the spa has a boutique located in the reception area. There customers can purchase products from the Pevonia product line.

The spa will have its grand opening on Dec. 24. At the event a 20% discount on all the treatments will be given as a special offer. Spa business hours are from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Customers can call to make reservations from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. The spa has 20 people on staff including the management team.

In addition to the new spa Yutaka Maruyama general manager of LeoPalace Resort told the Journal “We are planning to offer our guests horseback riding but nothing has been finalized.” MBJ