When I visit a spa, I want to find a place to relax and go at my own pace. I prefer it to be quiet and comfortable. If spas can find some way of bringing in natural light I'm in heaven.
After visiting this spa, I found a new level of heaven! I don't think any other spa will ever be able to compare with it. Ahhhhh....pure bliss!
I scheduled an appointment for a self-applied mud treatment--I believe the least expensive item on their treatment list. I needed a few hours to myself on a Sunday morning to recharge and hoped this would do the trick. Wow! I floated out of the spa by the time I was finished.
I was treated as a welcomed friend from the minute I stepped foot in the spa area. They warmly greeted me and guided me to the lounge area while they check me in. There was a short form to complete (standard release and health information) and the offered me a shoe exchange and a wonderful cup of peppermint tea. The tea was free (Twist had charged me $12 for the exact same tea the night before. I much prefer free tea! LOL) and the shoe exachange made me smile. They didn't ask my shoe size and brought me spa slippers that fit perfectly. Nice! AND they were comfortable--they didn't cause the typical spa-slipper-shuffle that feels so awkward.
After relaxing with my slippers and my wonderful cup of tea, I was escorted by Gina down to the spa area. Gina took her time and showed me the locker area, the hair and make up area, the showers, the restrooms and ALL of the "common" areas in the spa. I could not believe the amount of natural light flooding through the entire spa! There were several areas where you can relax and look out over the city. Wow! Relaxing on a heated stone lounge and watching the roller coaster at NYNY was fun!
I spent about an hour and a half using the different wet areas. I evenutally retired to the most amazing lounge (complete with pillows and blankets and more tea!) to wait for my treatment. My treatment specalist quietly walked up to my lounge and quietly called me by name. This is so much nicer than having someone shout out a name in a crowded waiting room. Ahhhhh....more bliss! She guided me through my mud treatment and helped me reach a couple of spots on my back. The treatment was great! My skin has never felt better--and my energy felt recharged. I felt balanced. And peaceful.
After the treatment she invited me to continue to use the spa areas--but to avoid any of the heat. I asked if I could return to the lounge area to read for a while--I wanted to continue to enjoy the calm peace. She graciously asked if I would like to use the same lounge chair and if I would like any tea. After retreiving my book from my locker and returning to the lounge area, my lounge chair was set up and hot tea was waiting for me.
I saw only 1 or 2 other guests the entire time I was there. I felt as though I had the entire spa to myself. Unbelieveable!!
I hope to run in the 2012 Las Vegas half marathon. If I am able to, I'll be booking spa time at the MO Spa without question. I know they will pamper me and make me feel like the only guest in the wolrd! If you ever have the opportunity--go for it!!!!
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