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Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa Announces Spa Transformation

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (May 13, 2021) — Recently rated the #1 Resort in California by U.S.

News & World Report, Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa announces an exciting renovation

of its Forbes Five-Star Spa, set to be completed this month.

“Never wanting to rest on our laurels, we have taken advantage of the past year’s

restrictions to reimagine and enhance our award winning Spa with an extensive

renovation designed to provide our guests and members with an even more luxurious

and relaxing space for wellness and rejuvenation,” said General Manager Laura McIver.

Rancho Valencia has partnered with Doug Mansfield, the resort and spa’s original

architect, to ensure that Rancho Valencia’s distinct architectural style and charm is

preserved, highlighting the idyllic San Diego climate and offering Rancho Valencia’s

serene sense of place.

Notable additions to the Five-Star Spa enhancement include:

● The Salon, a dedicated space offering finishing touches with shampoo and

blowout options, as well as a LAWLESS Beauty clean makeup bar and nail


● Expanded dedicated retail boutique

● Enhanced Fitness Center featuring the latest equipment from Precor, Cybex and

Woodway along with array of Peloton Bikes

● Sony Advagym Puck Technology

● Designated men’s and women’s tranquil relaxation spaces

● Expanded men’s and women’s locker rooms

● Additional spa treatment areas, including three state of the art facial rooms

“After thoughtful planning and with wellness at the forefront of the heart of Rancho

Valencia, we could not be more excited to announce our Spa’s renovation,” said

Director of Spa & Wellness Lauren Williams. “I’m incredibly passionate about growing

our wellness offerings, delivered with Five-Star service excellence. This investment into

the future of wellness and fitness for our guests shows our dedication to both.”

Guests and members will be able to enjoy the Spa’s new facilities and experiences this

Spring, as well as existing offerings which include hydrotherapy circuit, yoga pavilion,

fitness center, adult’s only Spa pool, whirlpools, and private sun gardens. Additional

amenities include beautifully tiled, vibrant treatment rooms with private patios; many

with outdoor, deep soaking tubs and rain showers. Couples’ rooms include fireplaces,

private patios, outdoor showers and tubs for two.

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About Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa

Set on incomparable grounds in Rancho Santa Fe, California,

the Mediterranean-inspired resort remains the only Relais & Châteaux property in

Southern California and one of the world’s most sought-after luxury destinations for its

privacy, culinary and wellness pursuits. Spanning 45 acres of sunlit gardens, trails, olive

groves and 49 guest casitas dotted throughout, Rancho Valencia has redefined R&R for

the high-minded leisure traveler. Elite fitness and wellness programming mirror the San

Diego lifestyle destination with an indoor-outdoor yoga pavilion, 18 tennis courts

including two red European clay courts and three pickleball courts, a luxury bicycle

partnership with Italy’s Pinarello bicycles, and a fleet of Bentleys available

complimentary for guest use. The award-winning spa exudes old-world charm while the

fresh culinary approach at The Pony Room is decidedly new-guard. Enduring praise

includes Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award, AAA Five Diamond Award, U.S. News &

World Report and Condé Nast Traveler.


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