Luxury Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA Celebrates Grand Opening

March 27, 2014

World-Renowned Spa Brand ESPA debuts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA welcomed guests last night including several members of the royal family and other dignitaries to the glamorous opening to the first internationally branded ladies-only spa in Saudi Arabia. Located in the heart of Riyadh, at Al Faisaliah Hotel, a Rosewood Hotel, Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA offers a sequestered sanctuary away from the city, providing guests with a tranquil oasis to unwind and indulge in a number of world-class, luxurious treatments.

Adorned with Swarovski crystals and opulent finishes, Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA highlights glamour and elegance. Meticulously designed by Her Highness Princess Al Anoud Bint Khaled Bin Abdullah Al Saud, the spa is draped with plush fabrics in rich colours, sumptuous textures and cascading waterfalls which come together to create a truly magical experience. The spa’s signature treatments by ESPA teamed with the unique design elements reflect the local culture and heritage, providing the perfect ground for relaxation and indulgence.

Spanning across four floors, the spa features 6 treatment rooms, 2 private spa suites, relaxation rooms, whirlpool, nail studio, hair salon and a fitness zone with the latest Technogym equipment. In addition, the spa includes a 14-m long swimming pool, a traditional Hammam, and an inviting tea lounge for guests to continue their ultimate spa experience.

His Highness Prince Bandar Bin Saud Bin Khaled, Chairman of Al Khozama Management said, ‘We are delighted to launch the Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA which will allow guests to retreat to a private oasis for a relaxing break from the bustle of the city. Carrying forward the established brand; which already exudes luxury, elegance and sophistication; into the spa industry was an obvious move. We are excited to enter another realm of the service industry and look forward to welcoming guests as we continue to deliver a world-class service to our guests."

ESPA, the world's leading spa company provides bespoke spa services which reflect local culture requirements. With presence in 55 countries, including Bahrain and the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, ESPA’s holistic approach offers personalized treatments using advanced techniques. The spa has partnered with leading skin care and beauty brands, including traditional and regionally sourced services and products, to create exceptional rituals that are unique to the establishment.

Susan Harmsworth MBE, Founder & CEO, ESPA International said, “We are very excited about our partnership with Al Khozama Management Company and Rosewood Hotels and Resorts which sees the launch of our brand in Saudi Arabia. Our partnership focuses on creating a concept for the Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA that redefines luxury and delivers our world class, multiple award-winning spa service.”

The ESPA treatment menu will offer services that combine regional traditions in wellness with internationally advanced ESPA treatments and experiences, ranging from facials to Hammam rituals. Guests will be treated to tailored treatments based on their need for relaxation, revitalization or stimulation.

Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA is open from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily and serves hotel guests as well as the general public. For appointments, please call 00966 11 273 3000 and spareception@alfaisaliahspa.com.

About Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel

In the city that gracefully melds tradition with sophisticated style, Al Faisaliah Suites defines the ultimate in modern elegance and unparalleled hospitality. Design and service along with generously proportioned suites combined with unrivalled facilities such as Al Faisaliah Spa by ESPA and La Cucina restaurant to deliver a truly unique experience. Al Faisaliah suites offers 106 of the kingdom’s finest suites from 64 sqm to the award winning 575 sqm duplex Royal Penthouse. The suites combine contemporary elegance with arabesque architectural details and residential styling. With 24-hour personal butler service to ensure that no request or detail is overlooked.

About ESPA:

Recognised as global leaders in spa, ESPA successfully combines the design and management of prestigious spas across five continents with the creation of pioneering, natural products that are rich in heritage, texture and aroma. ESPA - an authority in its field – is proud to partner with luxury hoteliers, property companies and owners around the globe to create some of the world’s finest spas and equally proud to be a British company who manufacture their products in the UK. ESPA products are as unique as they are effective; they are tested each and every day by a highly trained and extremely professional global network of therapists based in 55 countries. ESPA’s award-winning, results driven products are loved by women and men alike, who benefit from their visible results for both face and body. It is this combination of expertise and rich spa heritage that creates a unique brand that has won over 125 coveted awards in the last three years.

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