Friday, September 28, 2012

Spa Girl says Peak to Beck and a facial work for me!

I am married to a wonderful man who takes very good care of himself.  Alan runs and works out on a daily basis.  I am often blown away by his dedication to his fitness.

Last weekend we had the opportunity to share both our passions; Alan ran in the Interior Running Associations  Peak to Beck, a tough 18K from Knox Mountain to Quails Gate Winery, a challenging uphill, downhill road and trail race which requires exceptional running skills, while I spent the morning at the Spa having a lovely facial.

Before I jump into my spa experience I want to mention the winnery.  Located in Kelowna British Columbia, Quails’ Gate is recognized by wine enthusiasts around the globe as one of the Canada's top agri-tourism sites.  And if you love spa cuisine as much as I do, Old Vines Restaurant & Wine Bar will not disappoint.  Located on the slopes of the Boucherie Mountain Bench, the restaurant looks over the vineyard with expansive views of Lake Okanagan.  It truly is a small piece of heaven! 

The Spa at The Delta Grand Okanagan is a mecca of pampering with very skilled estheticians to look after your every need.   The Spa has a full service package to select from with reasonable prices.

It was a glorious day and I wanted to spend some time in their indoor/outdoor pool before meeting Alan after his race, so rather than having my traditional massage and facial I opted for their Signature Facial designed for restoration and renewal.  Within minutes I was so relaxed I was fast asleep.

What the Spa says about this facial...

This decadent facial brings together the finest fruits, vegetables and herbs to deliver the most potent and active treatment around. A veritable cornucopia from Hungary’s Organic Farms means the freshest ingredients are combined with hot thermal spring water in handmade batches every two weeks, ensuring the best is offered in each treatment. It will be customized to the specific needs of your skin. The Bright Eyes and Luscious Lips treatments, as well as a hand and arm exfoliation and massage are included to round out this wonderful facial. (90 minutes $149)

The Spa uses exclusively ÉMINENCE handmade organic skin care products which are suitable for all skin types.  My face glowed and I left the spa with a goodie bag of product which was recommended by the esthetician.

Katherine Heigl is a big fan of Éminence Organic Skin Care, with some of her favorites being our Strawberry Rhubarb Masque, Strawberry Rhubarb Dermafoliant and Strawberry Rhubarb Hyaluronic Serum.

She reached out to us looking for some natural alternatives for her skin care routine and, after having an unforgettable private treatment with founder Boldijarre Koronczay, she has been using them ever since!