New Year, New You

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU: REJUVENATE IN MASSACHUSETTS

 BOSTON – January 9, 2014 – When the holidays have passed and you’re left feeling like you’ve done little more than eat, drink, and spread holiday cheer – it’s time to rejuvenate. And what better place to spend time focusing on your wellbeing than Massachusetts? From yoga retreats to health and wellness spas, the Bay State offers just what the doctor ordered for your post-holiday cleanse!

Greater Boston

Chuan Body + Soul at The Langham ~ Boston

The Langham, Boston’s spa, Chuan Body + Soul, offers treatments steeped in the values of Traditional Chinese Medicine. The Tao of Detox features a luxurious full-body exfoliation to stimulate blood and lymph circulation and a warm marine algae wrap that intensifies the detox process. Tension is then eased from the back, neck and shoulders, and a radiant revival facial nourishes dehydrated skin. The two-and-a-half hour treatment starts at $350.  boston.langhamhotels.com

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental ~ Boston

Devoted to decompression, the Spa at Mandarin Oriental offers “an ultra modern, thoroughly holistic, escape.” Tucked away on the fourth floor of the Back Bay luxury hotel, the 16,000-square foot spa boasts nine treatment rooms that feature natural décor and state-of-the art equipment. mandarinoriental.com/boston/luxury-spa/programmes

Bella Sante ~ Boston, Lexington, and Wellesley

Refresh, refuel, and pamper yourself at Bella Sante. With three locations in Greater Boston, the spa has been providing results-oriented treatments for more than 15 years. Offering customized spa treatments, guests enjoy award-winning facials, manicures, pedicures, and massages.  bellasante.com

Stonehedge Inn & Spa, Tyngsboro

Located 40 miles north of Boston, the Stonehedge Inn & Spa offers a quintessential New England retreat. For those seeking some down time to repair from the holidays, try the Inner Harmony package – designed to provide solitude and luxury. The package includes a one-night stay, prepared to order breakfast, dinner, and two 50-minut spa treatments. Rates from $435-$520.  stonehedgeinnandspa.com

Cape Cod and the Islands

White Elephant Spa, Nantucket

The White Elephant Spa provides a revitalizing, refreshing, and invigorating spa experience – fusing “scenery with serenity, nature with nurture.” The spa’s Signature Detoxifying Body Massage and Algae Wrap is designed to restore, rehydrate, and protect, featuring sundried green clay blended with French spirulina. The 90-minute treatment is $225.  whiteelephant.com

The Spa at Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham

Escape to The Spa at Chatham Bars Inn for renewal and cleansing. Try the Sacred Time at Sea treatment, which utilizes the purifying properties of the ocean. You’ll enjoy a deep exfoliation, a soak in Himalayan bath salts, a clay mask and warming body wrap, and a warm oil treatment for your scalp, leaving you feeling radiant and relaxed. The 150-minute treatment is $315.  chathambarsinn.com/spa

Western MA

Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, Stockbridge

Kripalu is the largest and most established yoga retreat in North America; program topics include wellness, Ayurveda, nutrition, fitness, personal growth, relationships, meditation, spiritual practice, professional training, and more. Guests can choose from healthy living programs focused on healing chronic conditions, R&R retreats, and yoga/spirituality offerings. Ommm.  kripalu.org

Canyon Ranch, Lenox

Recognized as the world’s leader in healthy living, the resort’s Lenox location offers a variety healthy living programs, including a Jumpstart program offered December 29 – January 2. The program features fitness and movement classes, hands-on sessions, workshops and group discussions with a generous allowance of spa, sports, and integrative wellness services. Canyon Ranch is all-inclusive; rates start at $2,500.  canyonranch.com/lenox

About MOTT:

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism (MOTT) is the state agency dedicated to promoting Massachusetts as a leisure-travel destination. An integral part of the state’s economy, tourism generates close to $1 billion in state and local taxes and $16.9 billion in travel related expenditures, supporting 124,700 in-state jobs. massvacation.com

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For more information, contact:

Lisa Simmons, Director of Communications

Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism

617-973-8508

lisa.simmons@state.ma.us

or

Molly Kravitz, Public Relations Manager

Connelly Partners

Mobile # 317-919-5252 ~ Office # 617-521-5431

mkravitz@connellypartners.com