Sense, A Rosewood Spa At Rosewood Miramar Beach Celebrates Five-Star Forbes Travel Guide Rating With The Unveiling Of Exclusive Nuface Microcurrent Treatments

February 12, 2020

The beloved beachfront spa, named the only Five-Star spa in Santa Barbara, will exclusively offer innovative NuFACE technology

Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Miramar Beach, Southern California’s premier ultra-luxury resort destination, is pleased to announce that it has been named as the only Five-Star spa in Santa Barbara on the 2020 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating list. Based on the experiences of a highly qualified team of anonymous inspectors who assess nearly 1,700 entities against 900 objective industry standards, the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas offers designations for Five-Star, Four-Star and Recommended properties. Following its March 2019 opening, the full-service spa received this prestigious honor in its first year of eligibility, reinforcing the resort as a haven for health, wellness and luxurious beach living. In celebration of this esteemed distinction, Sense is today unveiling the details of an exclusive partnership with NuFACE, the leader in innovative, at-home Microcurrent Skincare. Through the comprehensive collaboration, which will launch in March with several special treatments, Sense will be the only spa in the Santa Barbara area to utilize the revolutionary NuBODY technology.

“Less than a year after Rosewood Miramar Beach’s monumental opening, today marks a very exciting new chapter for Sense, which has already established itself as a treasure within the Montecito and Santa Barbara communities,” said Karina Chung, Director of Spa at Rosewood Miramar Beach. “Being recognized by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the world’s best spas is an immense honor, and we look forward to continuing to provide guests and locals with the most extraordinary and innovative wellness experiences available, as demonstrated by our new microcurrent treatment offerings in partnership with NuFACE.”

Launching in March, Sense’s new NuFACE treatments have been expertly designed to refresh and rejuvenate by visibly toning and firming skin while providing a more contoured silhouette. Using its signature microcurrent technology, the NuFACE Trinity Pro Enhancement provides supreme facial sculpting and toning to the neck, cheeks and forehead, leaving the skin feeling firm, smooth and tightened. For those seeking a more extensive sculpting experience, the Body Firming Detox treatment incorporates the brand’s new NuBODY technology, the first FDA-cleared at-home microcurrent device that helps tone skin, to refine and firm body contours and promote detoxification as well as re-energize. Through a multi-step process that includes an exfoliating scrub and a state-of-the-art slimming massage, the detox exfoliates the skin, stimulates lymphatic drainage and circulation and promotes the absorption of clinically tested slimming actives. In addition to the new treatments, Sense will also offer the option to incorporate the cutting-edge microcurrent technology into every facial on the existing treatment menu with the NuFACE FIX Line Smoothing Device, which instantly firms, smooths and tightens around the eyes, mouth and forehead, leaving the skin youthful and radiant. 

Situated on 16 acres of pristine beachfront real estate in the picturesque American Riviera, Rosewood Miramar Beach is a destination designed for renewal and rejuvenation. At Sense, A Rosewood Spa, guests enjoy unique treatments and rituals inspired by the healing traditions and 
native plants found in the local surroundings, as well as the latest technology and therapies on the market. Open to guests and members of the local community alike, the state-of-the-art facility offers expertly appointed relaxation rooms, steam rooms and saunas and individual and couples treatment rooms, as well as a full service salon, nail salon, a spacious indoor-outdoor fitness studio and an enclosed private studio available for aerobics, reformer Pilates, yoga and group fitness classes. 

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About Rosewood Miramar Beach

Named the #2 Resort in Southern California in the Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards 2019, Rosewood Miramar Beach is situated on one of the most pristine beaches in the region and is located in Santa Barbara’s picturesque Montecito community known as The American Riviera. Offering 161 ultra-luxury guestrooms and suites, including beachfront accommodations, a collection of signature suites and multi-bedroom bungalows, the resort has been designed with style, grace and glamour and perfectly balances the residential and the refined. Amenities include Sense, A Rosewood Spa, a state-of-the-art fitness studio, two cabana-lined pools and bespoke beach service on the sandy shores of Miramar Beach. Home to seven distinct dining venues including Caruso’s, the signature oceanfront restaurant, and Malibu Farm at Miramar, an all-day eatery, Rosewood Miramar Beach is a culinary destination in its own right for locals and visitors alike. An elevated retail experience further bolsters Rosewood Miramar Beach as the ultimate retreat for the best in luxury lifestyle, with a first-of-its-kind goop Sundries Shop as well as a new California-inspired concept store curated by designer James Perse.  Expansive indoor and outdoor event space, totaling approximately 28,000 square-feet, includes the Chandelier Ballroom with over 6,500-square-feet, and the Great Lawn, which offers infinite ocean views. Personalized service makes Rosewood Miramar Beach the perfect destination for celebrating life’s moments both big and small. Rosewood Miramar Beach is owned by Caruso and managed by Rosewood Hotels and Resorts.

About Caruso

Caruso is one of the most successful, productive and profitable real estate development and hospitality companies in the world. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, the privately held company owns and operates a diverse portfolio of retail, residential and mixed-use properties known for their award-winning architecture, unparalleled quest experiences, and dedication to their local communities. Caruso’s expertise in creating beloved town centers has made its properties desired locations for retail flagships, new to brick-and-mortar tenants, and innovative dining and entertainment concepts. Consistently ranked among the top shopping centers in the world, Caruso’s properties continue to outperform the industry standards for occupancy rates and average sales per square foot. Included in Caruso’s world-class portfolio and marquee shopping and dining destinations are The Grove and The Americana at Brand; luxury residential building 8500; and The Masonic Temple, a restored 1929 Art Deco landmark converted into innovative Class-A office space. The company continues to focus on expansion and currently has invested more than a billion dollars in new lines of business, including the newly opened, first-of-its-kind retail, dining and entertainment destination Palisades Village, as well as the ultra-luxury five-star beachfront resort Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecito, California.

About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® manages 28 one-of-a-kind luxury hotels, resorts and residences in 15 countries, with 20 new properties under development. Each Rosewood property embraces the brand’s A Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the individual location’s history, culture and sensibilities.  The Rosewood collection includes some of the world’s most legendary hotels and resorts, including The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas and Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel in Paris, as well as new classics such as Rosewood Hong Kong. For those who wish to stay a little longer, Rosewood Residences offer a distinct opportunity for ownership and serviced apartments in extraordinary destinations within the brand’s wide-ranging portfolio.

About Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Our anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through our independent inspection process. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, please visit