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Cliff House Maine Appoints Dawn Page as Director of Spa & Wellness for Opening of The Spa at Cliff House

CADE NEDDICK, ME. December 13, 2016 ¨C Nestled across 70 acres atop Bald Head Cliff on the southern coast, Cliff House Maine reopened its doors to guests this fall following a large-scale transformation. As part of the resort¡¯s reimagination, The Spa at Cliff House opens today boasting lavish treatments inspired by the traditions and natural treasures of the sea, along with an expansive fitness center and retail space for guests to enjoy year-round.

Cliff House tapped seasoned industry veteran, Dawn Page, to oversee The Spa at Cliff House in her role as Director of Spa & Wellness. Page brings a strong background in luxury wellness and spa therapy leadership to Cliff House. Her expertise in spa management has been cultivated through extensive experience at top tier spas across multiple states and countries.

¡°I am excited to lead the charge in solidifying Cliff House¡¯s position as the top destination spa in the Northeast,¡± says Dawn Page, Director of Spa & Wellness at Cliff House. ¡°With a focus on regionally infused treatments along with outstanding service, I am confident The Spa will provide guests with a luxurious and unique experience.¡±

The new spa entails 9,000 square feet of vibrant, restorative spaces that emphasize unrivaled luxury, comfort and state-of-the-art technology. With creative consultation from Blue Spas Inc., The Spa channels ¡°wild and free¡± elements of coastal Maine, incorporating the dramatic interplay of water, stone, sky, and sand into its treatments. Partnering with celebrated amenity partners, The Spa features exceptional products within its treatments and retail space. The Spa is accessible to guests of the resort as well as day visitors and local residents.

Ethereal Design

Cliff House Maine enlisted the help of the New England design firm, TruexCullins creating a space intently designed to serve as a gathering place on the cliffs, offering meaningful experiences for a sense of wellbeing and a powerful reconnection with self, nature and others. Guests find the atmosphere to be relaxing, rejuvenating and satisfying.

Through a combination of playful, fresh and modern expressions The Spa pays homage to Maine¡¯s distinctive traditions, natural beauty and laidback spirit. The expansive spa houses seven single treatment rooms, one adjacent double signature suite treatment room, five standard facial and massage rooms, a full-service salon, a state-of-the art fitness center and movement studio, and cliffside spa sanctuary, as well as two multi-purpose rooms with showers.

Divine Offerings and Services

The Spa pairs time-honored techniques with lavish local products in an array of treatments for unparalleled renewal through a circuit of saunas, steam rooms and aroma showers. Serving as an oasis for guests to unwind and recharge, The Spa features a wide range of message therapy sessions such as the Seacoast Rose, Salt of the Sea and Elemental Harmonizer massages. Focusing on the ¡°wild & free¡± mantra of The Spa, unique skincare and body treatments consist of vitality ritual, customizable hydration experiences, bio-rejuvenating facials, Cliff House nail treatment, and much more.

The salon is comprised of four manicure and pedicure chairs, a make-up and brow bar managed by accomplished stylists and nail technicians. Guests can unwind before a treatment in the luminous cliff side sun lounge sanctuary that serves as a transition zone within the treatment area corridor.

A blend of spa and yoga treatments such as breathing, stretching, meditation, treatment therapies and regimens, teas, juices, shakes and nutritional resources all work in tandem within The Spa¡¯s wellness center to create a well-balanced, enjoyable spa experience.

Luxury Spa Suite

Located adjacent to The Spa, the 600-square foot luxury Signature Spa Suite is one the most stunning and exclusive accommodations at the resort on the ocean level at the top of Bald Head Cliff. The suite boasts two treatment tables, drench experience shower for two guests and a built-in lounge nook with fireplace. This signature suite accommodation features a bedroom with king-size beds and a living room with a full/double sleeper sofa. Guests can also enjoy spa treatments in their suite for an intimate experience.

Tranquil Amenities

The Spa features exceptional products that blend the best of science and nature to create the most effective and botanically based spa and beauty therapies. Red Flower, a pioneer in natural luxury beauty, is featured throughout the resort as the in-room and spa amenity partner. Red Flower offers an ever-evolving line of botanically based skincare, body care, hair care and home fragrance that is environmentally friendly. The Spa features exclusive Red Flower treatments including the following; Sea Coast Rose Renewal, a comprehensive full body massage that envelops the body with salt water and roses to calm the mind; Stone Ritual, a rich rhassoul clay body mask that draws out deep impurities; and the soothing Water Ritual, a calming treatment that begins with an exfoliation of sea salt crystals, pure aloe and deep sea algae. In addition to Red Flower, The Spa also carries Zents, a mindful luxury fragrance and body care brand; Sciote, the perfect balance of natural and certified-organic products; and Elemental Herbology, a brand with bio-active ingredients featuring sophisticated technologies.

Fitness Center Offerings

The Spa¡¯s fitness center offers the latest in cardio technology, strength machines, free weights, workout accessories with a stretch area studio for class formats including yoga and private training. Guests also receive complementary use of headphones, workout accessories, water, and towels. It is conveniently open 24 hours a day for hotel guests to use whenever their desire to unwind and work on their fitness regime strikes.

Situated along the Atlantic Ocean, the resort is located within driving distance of Portland, Boston and New York City. The resort will expand further with additional guestrooms, a children¡¯s center, an on-property coffee house and an adults-only pool in late spring 2017.

To learn more about The Spa at Cliff House, visit http://www.cliffhousemaine.com or call 207-361-6290.

About Cliff House Maine

Nestled across 70 oceanfront acres atop Bald Head Cliff on the southern coast of Maine, Cliff House offers unrivaled experiences that are accessible, exceptional and spectacular. Acquired by Rockbridge along with Maine Hoteliers Marc Dugas and Peter Anastos, the property recently reopened following a landmark revitalization. Cliff House reemerges from this transformative renovation as one of the most captivating coastal destinations of its kind with distinct restaurant and bar concepts, The Tiller, Tidemark Terrace and Nubb¡¯s Lobster Shack, under the direction of Executive Chef Rick Shell. The property boasts 9,000 sq. ft. luxury spa, 25,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space, an adjacent 18©hole semi©private golf course and so much more to provide guests an authentic and memorable Maine getaway. Visit www.cliffhousemaine.com to learn more.

About Destination Hotels

Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 20 indigenous spas, and 110 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit www.destinationhotels.com.

Contact:
Nikki Bock
cliffhouse@dkcnews.com
212 981 5120

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