Ubika Day Spa debuts in the Blue Mountains

Fairmont Resort & Spa officially opens 16-room wellness retreat

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Coinciding with the resort’s 30th birthday celebrations, Fairmont Resort & Spa Blue Mountains has officially opened its highly anticipated Ubika Day Spa, making it one of the largest, purpose-built day spa facilities in Australia.

The spa was officially opened by hotel owner, Dr Jerry Schwartz, alongside his son, Dane; Trish Doyle, State MP for Blue Mountains; Scott O’Neile and Leigh Salas from Fairmont Resort; Simon McGrath, COO AccorHotels Pacific; and Michael Issenberg, Chairman and CEO of AccorHotels Asia Pacific. The grand, two-storey Ubika Day Spa & Wellness Retreat boasts 16 treatment rooms – each with its own shower – and four couple’s rooms, including one deluxe couples room with private spa bath.

Trish Doyle, MP Blue Mountains, Leigh Salas, executive assistant manager Fairmont Blue Mountains, Jerry Schwartz, Scott O’Neile, Simon McGrath and Michael Issenberg.

The day spa also features a Vichy Shower room, a Zen room to relax pre- and post-treatment in front of a fireplace, a yoga room, gymnasium and beauty salon.

Surrounded by natural beauty, the building has been designed to tie in with the surrounding World Heritage Site, with sandstone walkways, blackbutt detailing, water features, fishponds and an autumnal colour theme featuring throughout.

General Manger for Fairmont Resort Blue Mountains, Scott O’Neile, said “There is no doubt the Fairmont holds a lot of memories for a lot people. The level of investment that has gone into the resort to turn it into one of the country’s premium destinations is a credit to Jerry and we are all so pleased to be celebrating 30 years of this magnificent property.

“With the addition of the Ubika Day Spa, Fairmont Resort truly is a destination in its own right and we look forward to welcoming guests to the spa and showcasing the best of Blue Mountains hospitality.”

Blue Mountains-based organic spa brand, iKOU, has created a bespoke menu for the day spa that captures the essence of ‘retreat into nature’ through facials, body scrubs, cocoons and massage, with treatments specifically designed for pregnancy, men and couples.

Chris Van der Kley, Deputy Mayor Blue Mountains; Trish Doyle, State MP Blue Mountains with Naomi and Paul Whitfield, iKOU founders.

Ubika Spa’s signature treatment is a two-hour De-Stress Body & Mind Balance Ritual, which includes an Italian Orange and Australian Jojoba Body Scrub, a de-stress hot Stone massage and Pure Results calming facial and scalp massage, for $275.

To celebrate Fairmont Resort & Spa’s 30th anniversary, the hotel is offering two Ubika Spa opening offers:

  • Book any spa treatment and receive a complimentary Scalp Cocoon treatment.
  • Book any couple’s treatment and be upgraded to a Deluxe Couple’s Room.

Opening specials only valid on new bookings from 13 August to 31 October 2018 and upgrade subject to availability. For more information, head to www.fairmontresort.com.au.

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