Mandarin Oriental, Sanya: Spa & Wellness
Set alongside the lush hillside of the Mandarin Oriental, Sanya, The Spa is a 3,200 square meter facility full of tranquility and serenity for the ultimate beachside pampering.
The Spa Village has 18 treatment suites, including 8 couples’ suites and 2 VIP villas. The 8 single spa suites each contain a steam shower, oversized outdoor bathtub, and rain shower. And, all the treatment facilities have heat and water experiences.
The comprehensive menu features massages and treatments to attain physical and mental well-being, balance, equilibrium, and inner peace.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Furthering the goal for well-being, the spa offers Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) detoxifying treatments, which is the only spa in Hainan licensed to do so.
The Detox Retreat resorts and rejuvenates the body and mind, with treatments catered to each guest personally.
Beyond the spa treatments, guests can also experience Qi Gong and Tai Chi from a Shaolin Kung Fu Master and yoga from a yoga master.
Master Hu, the in-house Shaolin master, is one of the star attractions of Mandarin Oriental, Sanya. He travels the world to promote the Zen life, Chinese philosophy, and the Mandarin Oriental, Sanya.
Additionally, Master Hu teaches guests how to translates Chinese philosophy to life philosophy in his traditional tea ceremony class highlighting Zen tea, which is the refreshment for the mind.
Starting this past September, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group worked with the Mayo Clinic to promote a Digital Detox program in all its spas worldwide.
The detox explores ways to manage the relationships with technology and the stress that can come with a digital lifestyle.
With any treatment, guests are provided with wellness advice and activities to disconnect themselves away from technology.
Guests surrender their phones at the start of their chosen treatment. They are then given an opportunity to meditate, journal, take notes, or simply enjoy the silence. After the treatment, revitalized guests reclaim their device which is repacked in its own protective digital shielding.
Stepping away from the spa facilities, guests enter back into the digital world with a mindful knowledge of personal boundaries for a healthy, balanced lifestyle.
The Fitness Center
Guests can also sweat their way to good toxins in the Fitness Center, located on the second floor of the Recreation Center.
Mandarin Oriental, Sanya boasts having the island’s most technically advanced gym, complete with treadmills, bicycles, rowing machines, free weights, kinesis machines, and stretching mats. There is a separate room for yoga and mat pilates.
Guests can request for on-site trainers for private lessons. Beyond the walls, the resort provides outdoor tennis courts, water activities, and a jogging path around the property.
Gourmet Healthy Delights
To complete the encouragement of a healthy lifestyle, the resort offers Gourmet Healthy Delights in the menus of their restaurants.
The Wellness Gastronomy concept was created by a French naturopath, Liliane Israel. Working with the resort’s chefs, the menus in the Pavilion and Yi Yang offer mindful choices for dishes which are natural, unprocessed, and full of vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and essential nutrients. Light Delights help manage weight, while the Vitality Boost provides energy and nutrition levels.
Without sacrificing taste, the dishes successfully connect the pleasure of dining with the awareness of eating mindfully and wisely.
Mandarin Oriental Sanya Series
- 1. Mandarin Oriental, Sanya: An Introduction
- 2. Rooms, Suites, and Villas
- 3. Daily Cooking Classes
- 4. Dining Options
- 5. Fresh – MO Sanya’s signature beachfront restaurant
Mandarin Oriental, Sanya
12 Yuhai Road
Jiyang, Sanya City
Disclaimer: This stay was graciously hosted by Mandarin Oriental, Sanya. All opinions, as always, are my own.
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