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BANYAN TREE SPA EXTENDS ITS PORTFOLIO IN TIANJIN WITH THE FIRST SPA IN NORTHERN CHINA

Category: Awards Spas

China, April2013– Banyan Tree Spa, the award-winning Asian spa operator marked its inaugural presence in Northern China with the launch of the Spa at Banyan Tree Tianjin Riverside.  Nestled in the historic port city which is China’s sixth largest city, Banyan Tree Spa Tianjin Riverside offers spa aficionados a range of time-honored Asian healing therapies and Chinese-inspired treatments for complete rejuvenation.

Located on the east bank of Tianjin’s Hai River, which cuts through the heart of this historical and cultural rich city, Banyan Tree Spa Tianjin Riverside features 9 beautifully-appointed treatment rooms. It includes three Double Royal Rooms with double rainmist facilities, one Double Deluxe Room, five Single Deluxe Rooms, one Facial Room, a Beauty Salon with two Foot Massage Rooms and a Relaxation Area. Wellness facilities comprise the gymnasium, hot and warm dip pools and swimming pool.

Spanning over 1,000 square metres at the basement, Banyan Tree Spa Tianjin Riverside is designed with a contemporary concept. Contrasted against bricks, the Spa showcases a tranquil water courtyard surrounded by a bamboo garden and glass panel where sunlight streams through. The highlight is the soothing water feature backdrop with the calming sound of flowing water. Two tall Oriental-inspired wooden screens flanked the stairway, leading down from the first floor, in elegant style upon guests’ arrival. 

At the inviting reception facing the water courtyard, an impressive three-dimensional mirror centerpiece on the wall presents a sophisticated touch. Guests will step into expansive spa treatment rooms which feature warm welcoming interiors with modern wood theme and soothing earthy tones. Named after precious gemstones, each room is infused with black-and-white sketches depicting Tianjin’s historic culture and Asian-inspired amenities to exude a relaxing ambience.

Guests will reawaken their senses by the intuitive touch of the therapists along with the use of natural ingredients such as herbs, spices and aromatic oils. All therapists are formally trained according to the stringent curriculum at Banyan Tree Spa Academies located in Phuket, Thailand; Bintan, Indonesia and Lijiang, China. Its rigorous theoretical and practical training ensures therapists deliver consistently high quality service that guests have come to expect from the ever-innovating and evolving brand.

To recreate the unique Banyan Tree experience at home, guests can visit Banyan Tree Gallery for its selection of exclusive amenities like ceramic oil burners and incense holders, aromatic essential and massage oils, pampering hair and body care collections inspired by Banyan Tree Spa treatments.

Signature Spa Treatments

A classic signature of Banyan Tree Spa, the Royal Banyan treatment features the Royal Banyan Herbal Pouch Massage where a herbal pouch dipped in warm Sesame Oil, complements the East-meets-West massage techniques to improve blood circulation and muscular tension.  The unique blend of Ginger and Lemongrass Body Scrub deeply exfoliates while moisturising the skin.  This signature experience culminates with a Jade Face Massage which improves skin condition and firms facial muscles, leaving behind a glowing complexion.

Inspired by the Chinese Five Elements healing philosophy, Classic Rejuvenation presents a customised selection of five different therapies – Gold for Purifying, Wood for Renewal, Water for Relaxing, Fire for Revitaliser and Earth for Balance. Embracing the natural benefits from indigenous herbs and spice, each treatment is specially designed to meet the individual bodily needs.

First-time visitors are also recommended to experience the 120-minute Yin Yang Rainmist which is a signature Banyan Tree Spa innovation. The highlight of the Yin Rainmist is the combination of cold body treats to cool the body and calm the senses. The Yang Rainmist features the warming effect from Oriental Herbal Body Scrub and Creamy Spice Body Conditioner to leave the skin nourished and glowing.

The Spa is open to both hotel guests and visitors daily from 10am to 11pm.  For more information or reservations, please contact +86 22 5861 9999, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or visit banyantreespa.com.

 

Banyan Tree Spa Tianjin Riverside

34 Haihe Eastern Road, Hebei District,

Tianjin 300010, China