Healthy Getaway at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa

Healthy Getaway at JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
The award-winning JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa is helping travelers to reduce their stress levels and turn down their tension with specially designed, indigenous herb and natural fruit spa treatments along with gluten-free and vegetarian culinary options available during April's National Stress Awareness Month and beyond.

With Spring room rates starting at $369 per night, plus tax, the renowned JW Marriott Guanacaste Spa is offering guests the chance to indulge in Costa Rica's abundant natural resources with 100 percent natural treatments especially formulated by a local herb expert. The treatments help guests decompress with the following relaxing, detoxification and moisturizing exfoliations, wraps and rituals:

Rice and Tamarind Scrub (30 minutes)

This perfect exfoliating blend uses pure and concentrated ground rice and tamarind seed extract – indigenous ingredients to Guanacaste. Loaded with alpha-hydroxyl acids (AHA), this scrub is guaranteed to eliminate dry and dead unwanted cells, revealing a soft, clear and glittering skin. The treatment is Ideal before sunbathing, for a more even and better tan that will be kept longer.

Price $65 + 10 percent spa fee + 13 percent tax

Tropical Coconut Ritual (90 minutes)

After having exfoliated their skin with a delicious combination of coconut, honey and pure coconut oil, guests can unwind and rejuvenate while their body is submerged in a bath of calming salts; followed by a relaxing massage.

Price $165 + 10 percent spa fee + 13 percent tax

Guanacaste's Aromatic Herb Ritual (90 minutes)

Guests can pamper themselves in this odyssey of aromatic herbs and enjoy the awakening of their senses with the scents of nature. The bubbling hydro massage is followed by an herbal infused wrap and a relaxing massage. This treatment is the best cure for jetlag or sleepless nights.

Price $165 + 10 percent spa fee + 13 percent tax

The JW Marriott Guanacaste Spa provides 18 treatment rooms and an assortment of additional massages, indigenous treatments, wraps, scrubs and more. In addition to body treatments, the Spa at the JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort also offers visitors salon services and hair care, including manicures, eyebrow shaping, mineral make-up application, haircuts and more. Once visitors indulge in a treatment of their choice, they have the option of visiting the spa's plunge pools, steam room and therapy baths, or take time to relax and read a book (with various reading materials offered by the resort) in separate men and women's lounges.

Healthy Eating to Reduce Stress

After spending time relaxing in the Spa, guests can also enjoy the peace of mind of healthy meal options at the resort's Mansita Restaurant. The restaurant offers both vegetarian and gluten-free options with a variety of choices that include:


• Vegan Mushrooms Quesadillas with guacamole and pico de gallo
• Putanesca Pizza featuring tomatoes and basil sauce, black olives, capers, mushrooms, onion and red bell peppers.
• Fungi Porcini Risotto with white mushrooms, wild mushrooms, porcini and reggiano parmesan cheese
• Pinilla Gluten Free Penne Pasta Gratin featuing chicken breast, vegetables, aurora sauce and mozzarella cheese
• Caribbean seafood casserole with shrimps, scallops, calamari, mussels, mahi-mahi, sweet corn, coriander and coconut milk, served with coconut rice and fried plantains.
• Organic Grilled Chicken that features chimichurri pesto marinated, rosemary potatoes and sauteed vegetables.
• Butcher's choice tenderloin 8 oz. with corn on the cob, garlic butter, creamed spinach.

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