Miraval Spa's Nationwide Expansion Plans

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••• Miraval brings treatments like its Shamana Karma massage to luxury resort spa properties. Miraval Group

Miraval Group is kicking off a nationwide expansion program with the opening of the Miraval Life in Balance Spa at the five-star Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California. It's an interesting move that takes destination spa services, experiences and classes into up-and-running five-star resort spas. The expansion will also include full-service Miraval resorts in key destination markets. 

Wonderful Spa Options

The Miraval Life in Balance Spa at Monarch Beach Resort offers more than 70 of the signature treatments developed at the company’s flagship Miraval Resort & Spa near Tucson, Arizona, each designed to “awaken the senses, create balance and promote a sense of well-being.”

The Spa at has 24 treatment rooms, spa suites, boutique, Drybar, Deborah Lippmann Nail Salon and relaxation and tranquility zones. It is part of a $40 million renovation of the resort’s 400 rooms and public spaces that is introducing five new dining concepts and an expanded pool and pool bar. Miraval-inspired healthy menu items are available at Monarch Beach Resort’s restaurants, including the new Miraval Spa Café.  

“The Miraval Life in Balance Spa at Monarch Beach Resort offers the most popular of Miraval Tucson’s signature treatments and programs,” says Steven A. Rudnitsky, Miraval Group president & chief executive officer.  

That includes Miraval Tucson’s NÂGA and Shamana-Karma treatments; Ayurvedic, energy, and body renewal rituals. The hope is that a visit to Monarch Beach will inspire guests to visit Tucson for the complete Miraval experience.

Monarch Beach and future Miraval spas will draw on local surroundings to create unique experiences for guests.

New treatments at Monarch Beach incorporate coastal-inspired ingredients such as sea salt, crystal salt stones, algae and marine muds.

Monarch Beach Resort in Orange County is a luxury resort with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and 400 exquisitely appointed guest rooms and suites. Nestled along the coast in Dana Point, this resort features the Robert Trent Jones-designed Monarch Beach Golf Links, access to one of the most exclusive beaches in Southern California, three pools and six ocean-view restaurants including Chef Michael Mina’s lauded Stonehill Tavern.

Selected Miraval Tucson signature wellness programs are offered, including Mindful Stress Mastery, Mindful Eating, and Mindfulness at Miraval. Custom yoga and body movement studios in the spa’s new Body Mindfulness Center feature Miraval’s cardio drumming, mindful spinning, aerial yoga and floating mediation programs.

New coastal-inspired programs include beachside meditation, Zen Boot Camp on the Beach, Sunset Yoga, and Authentic Connections. Each takes advantage of the resort’s oceanfront location.

What's Special About Monarch Beach?

Specialists from Miraval Tucson, including Wellness Counselor Anne Parker, Exercise Physiologist Andrew Wolf and Healers Pam Lancaster and Dr. Tim Frank, will make regular visits to the new spa to offer an even greater number of signature Miraval programs. Spa memberships are offered to local residents.

Miraval Group, based in Denver, is a global leader of luxury resort, spa and wellness destinations. Its flagship property, Miraval Resort & Spa near Tucson, Arizona, pioneered the destination wellness luxury spa resort category with its comprehensive program of activities, experiences, and personal treatments.

The Tucson resort has been recognized by such voices in luxury travel and wellness as Condé Nast TravelerTravel + Leisure and Zagat.