GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (July 9, 2009) - The Hotel Galvez, a Wyndham Historic Hotel and National Trust Historic Hotel of America, reopened its 9,736 square-foot spa in conjunction with the hotel’s 98th anniversary on June 10. The spa opened following a full restoration to repair damage sustained from Hurricane Ike. This multi-million dollar hotel spa in Galveston originally opened in March 2008 and includes an accompanying salon and fitness center.
 
The Spa at the Hotel Galvez offer a total of eight treatment rooms including a couples’ treatment room for manicures, pedicures, facials and massage services. The Hotel Galvez is the only spa to offer two Vichy showers and a Swiss shower treatment room. The spa is Galveston’s only Krastase level salon, a distinction only given to approximately 1,000 upscale salons nationwide. Additionally, the spa is the first in Galveston to offer ultrasonic microdermabrasion treatments. The ultrasonic method uses sound waves to exfoliate the skin. Between services, guests can unwind indoors or outdoors in the Relaxation Room or Meditation Garden.
 
The spa has been restored with the same Mediterranean-inspired dcor designed to complement the architectural features of the hotel and create an inviting coastal sanctuary for guests. France-based Phytomer and Yonka products are featured. Phytomer, meaning “plants of the sea,” follows the principles of thalassotherapy, or marine therapy. Yonka is a pioneer of aesthetic aromatherapy and phytotherapy.
 
The salon is a Krastase level six-station salon. Other featured products include Creative Design nail products, La Bella Donna cosmetics and L’Oreal for hair color. Four pedicure chairs, a three-station manicure bar, a retail boutique and lobby complete the salon.
 
The full-service fitness center is equipped with Precor treadmills, elliptical cross trainers and cycles all fitted with 12-inch personal flat screen television screens and complete with MP3 and iPod docking stations.
 
The Spa is open Mondays – Fridays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check the Web Site for monthly weekday specials. For more information about The Spa, call 409-515-2100 or visit http://www.thespaatthehotelgalvez.com/
 
The AAA four-Diamond rated Hotel Galvez belongs to Mitchell Historic Properties. The historic hotel is located on the Island’s beachfront and offers 226 guest rooms including spa-inspired suites on the sixth floor and seven distinctive suites on the seventh and eighth floors. For Hotel Galvez information, call (409) 765-7721, (800)-WYNDHAM, or visit http://www.wyndhamhotelgalvez.com/.


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