Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. - May 2, 2011- Before the arrival of her twins this past weekend, with just weeks to go, Mariah Carey took some needed time out before the arrival of her twins at Los Angeles' hottest oceanfront property, Terranea Resort. This celebrity mom's ultimate "babymoon" included pampering at The Spa and plenty of time relaxing in the beautiful natural surroundings
“It was such an honor for the staff at The Spa at Terranea to be a part of Mariah’s memorable journey into motherhood,” said Melinda Milner, Terranea’s spa director. “Throughout her stay, we kept discovering amazing synergies that made it feel more like a second home for her.”
“As a water baby herself, she has a deep love of the ocean and water, so The Spa fed her spirit from the private, ocean front relaxation room where several of her treatments took place, to our copper bath and hydrotherapy tub that allowed her to relax and revel in her pregnancy – and provided some much needed relief to her maternity state. She even spent some special moments visiting with a member of our staff who had twins last year,” said Milner.
Mariah indulged in The Spa’s signature treatment, "El Segundo Blue," that pays homage to a beautiful and protected butterfly species found only along the resort’s Palos Verdes Peninsula. The treatment focuses on metamorphosis and reenergizing the mind, body and spirit.
“Mariah’s presence and limitless energy has brought a whole new life and ‘home’ feel to The Spa,” said Milner. “The personal experience that she allowed us to share has left us all inspired as we look to take our pre-natal services to a deeper, more meaningful level. We look forward to her return to Terranea with Nick and her precious gifts of twins!”
About The Spa at Terranea
Recently named to Conde Nast Traveler’s 2010 “Hot List,” The Spa at Terranea offers a peaceful haven where life-enriching programs bring balance to body, mind and spirit. The 50,000 square-foot, oceanfront facility includes 24 luxury treatment rooms, three VIP suites, separate indoor/outdoor lounge retreats for men and women, lush garden areas with cozy fire pits, an oceanfront lap pool, 5,000 square foot Fitness and Wellness Center, full-service salon and spa café. “Time” and “place” play central roles in the spa experience with treatments and activities timed to our natural body clocks, while design, décor and products showcase the natural beauty of Terranea’s stunning location.
About Terranea Resort
Just 20 miles from Los Angeles International Airport, Terranea, LA’s Oceanfront Resort, is magnificently poised above the Pacific Ocean on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts, the property boasts a 582-room Resort including a 360-room hotel with 32 suites, plus 20 bungalows. Also available are 50 oceanfront casitas and 32 ocean view villas tailored specifically to individuals looking for a more residential setting.
Resort amenities include The Links at Terranea, a 9-hole par 3 golf course; The Spa at Terranea, a 50,000 square-foot oceanfront spa; and three unique swimming pools, one with children’s play area and a 140-foot waterslide. Three ocean view restaurants offer a variety of food and beverage experiences including Catalina Kitchen for casual, all-day dining; mar'sel, the free-standing signature restaurant; and Nelson's, a cliff-side restaurant and bar with spectacular vantage points for whale watching. Designed to reveal the Resort’s dramatic outdoor vistas, Terranea's conference and meeting facilities include 135,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space. Other amenities include a children’s center with interactive programs and several miles of scenic bluff-top trails that connect miles of off-property coastal trails. A secluded beach cove also adds to the unique experiences at Terranea Resort. For more information visit www.terranea.com or call 866-802-8000.
Lori Kennedy or Shae Geary