Condé Nast Announces Tie For #1 Spa in Mexico & South America

Capella Pedregal and Capella Ixtapa

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Capella Pedregal and Capella Ixtapa, two of Mexico’s finest luxury resorts, tied for the #1 spa in the of 2012 Reader’s Poll of Conde Nast Traveler for Mexico and Central America. The poll lists out the top 270 spas of the world, and the sister properties are two of the six spas to receive a perfect ranking in each category worldwide. Both spas received perfect scores for treatments, staff, and facility’s categories.

“We are truly honored that Capella Ixtapa and Capella Pedregal have been recognized in this year’s prestigious ‘Top Spas’ list,” said Peter Schoch, VP and director of spa operations for Capella Hotels and Resorts. “Both Capella resorts are considered Mexico’s best kept secrets, and this acknowledgement solidifies the properties as among the best in the world for the ultimate vacation experience.”
Capella Pedregal has 96 rooms and suites. Each suite features one or two private pools and is located on a 24-acre estate that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Its highly regarded Auriga Spa houses eight treatment rooms that float atop a private pool amid waterfalls and lush foliage, allowing guests to swim into their remedy areas. The resort’s wellness plan follows lunar patterns, changing with each cycle of the moon. In addition, guests can seek the counsel of a local healer, who provides custom tonics and remedies, or fitness guru Carlos Jaramillo, a sought after Hollywood trainer.
Capella Ixtapa offers 59 suites, private infinity plunge pools, and numerous signature treatments inside its gorgeous, cliffside luxury spa overlooking the Don Juan Beach and Pacific Ocean. The renowned spa offers a diverse menu of options that draw from local traditions and rituals. Guests can choose to relax in both an indoor and outdoor environment. Capella Ixtapa also offers world-class dining in four separately themed restaurants as well as two championship golf courses and 600-slip marina.
In addition to their spa recognition, both resorts also ranked best in the world in Conde Nast 2011 Reader’s Choice Awards. To celebrate these two award-winning spa resorts, an exclusive offer is being extended to guests. Those who have purchased their first Signature Treatment will be invited to enjoy their second at half the price. The booking window for this opportunity will remain open between 1 June and 31 October 2012.
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