Zen-like calm embraces you at the Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C.
This is a day spa and fitness center combination unique to the capital city. Enhanced by expansive views of monuments and the Southwest marina, it’s a perfect example of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group international spa standards.
From the moment you check in, privacy and comfort reach levels of service experienced only at the best resorts. Inside your locker is a plush robe to wear at the pool and while relaxing in a quiet-zone lounge. Allow yourself the luxury of time to detox prior to treatments; sweat in a dry Finnish sauna or steam room with ice crystal centerpiece. Then step into a rainshower with buttons to produce a summer-like shower.
The swimming pool here is the best in Washington. Large enough to swim laps while kids frolic, it has floor-to-ceiling glass walls that bring natural light to the poolside loungers.
To unwind during all the inauguration activities, The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental is offering an Inaugural Spa Package which includes:
• Complimentary use of the Fitness Center
• Energizing/Relaxing full-body exfoliation
• 80-minute Aromatherapy Massage (USD $15 upgrade to Deep Tissue) using 100% natural essential oils by ESPA
Total Treatment Time is 1 hr 50 min., available 7 days. Price weekdays is USD $225 /weekend $245.
Complete your spa day with Time to Reflect, based on the Chinese element of water. Said to be the root of life, relating to essential energy, willpower and determination, it combines stillness and strength. As an added bonus, book the Time to Reflect treatment through February and receive a complimentary Mandarin Oriental Signature Candle, the perfect addition to any relaxation routine. This 80-minute experience costs $215 weekdays, $235 weekends.
For final touches, consider a facial. The Spa salon also offers nail treatments and makeup consultation. Enjoy a half-day or full-day package, complete with complimentary valet parking.
About Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.
Located steps from the National Mall and Smithsonian museums, this stately hotel’s unique location on the southwest waterfront makes Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. the only hotel offering views of the Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument, Tidal Basin, and Washington Marina. In addition to exceptional accommodations and lively rotunda bar, the hotel features the Southern-style restaurant Sou’Wester with a great breakfast buffet, and the AAA Five Diamond CityZen for dinner (closed Mondays). For reservations, contact the hotel directly at +1 (202) 787-6140, toll free (888) 888-1778, or visit www.mandarinoriental.com/washington. Address: 1330 Maryland Avenue, SW