The AVANI Spa Debuts at the Abbey Resort

Lake Geneva Resort Unveils Luxurious Spa This Summer


FONTANA, Wis., May 12 /PRNewswire/ — The all new AVANI Spa, slated to open in mid – June, 2008, is the latest enhancement to The Abbey Resort, an iconic destination located on the western shore of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.


The newly renamed AVANI SPA, is defined in Sanskrit as “from the earth,” and evokes feelings of tranquility, peace, relaxation, and rebirth. Utilizing inspiration from nature, AVANI’s materials and decor will feature natural elements, including cork flooring, and be accented by brown and cream earth tones, complimented with shades of blues and greens. AVANI will boast luxurious water-based treatments featuring the Phytomer ocean based line, and other products of the earth and sea.


Designed by the Getty’s Group in Chicago, the $1.5 million spa renovation fuses the reputation of the Abbey and its Fontana Spa (originally launched in 1988) and the $40 million resort renovation completed in 2005. The all-new spa will feature innovative spa treatments, intricate attention to detail and the modern luxuries of a first class spa that today’s sophisticated spa consumers have come to expect.


“The Abbey Resort and Spa has been recognized for over 40 years as a premier destination resort and we wanted to provide our guests with the latest in Spa luxury, renovated spaces, and unique service offerings and product lines,” states Lisa Delton, director of the AVANI Spa.


Boasting 35,000 sq. ft. of pure tranquility, the AVANI Spa houses five massage rooms, three wet treatment rooms, including hydro-therapy tubs, four skin care rooms, two multi-purpose relaxation/lounge areas, complete with fireplaces and a full menu of hair and nail services, offering an oasis of relaxation to guests.


Spa-goers can indulge in AVANI’s sophisticated VIP Suite sanctuary, which will offer a private whirlpool, plasma TV, an outdoor fireplace and private patio, as well as multiple spa services within the suite itself. Accommodating two to ten guests, the suite is designed to provide an all-inclusive experience for couples, small groups, and ever-popular girlfriend’s spa getaways.


Guests will also enjoy premium services and packages such as the AVANI Soothing Package, Deep Tissue or Hot Stone Massages, Aromatherapy Retreat Wraps, Manicures and Pedicures and signature spa services including coffee-based and cavier treatments. AVANI will also feature skin and body care products from highly respected lines including: Phytomer, Kerstin Florian, BodyCoffee and SpaRitual, a vegan nail line.


“The spa allows guests and visitors to pamper themselves in a true spa experience with modern services and products offered to soothe the mind and body while enjoying the ambiance of our lakefront location and other resort amenities,” adds Delton.


In addition to its premium spa services, the AVANI Spa offers private areas for men and women, each with whirlpool tubs, saunas and eucalyptus steam rooms, Swiss showers and changing areas. AVANI Spa’s architectural highlight remains its renowned atrium swimming pool and lounge area, including an additional whirlpool, relaxation fountain, fitness center, juice bar and spa menu.


The AVANI Spa is open seven days a week, Sunday through Thursday from 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, complete service menus, and to schedule packages or appointments, please visit http://www.theabbeyresort.com/ or call 800-SPA-1000.


About the Abbey Resort & Spa


Located just 80 miles from downtown Chicago and 50 miles from Milwaukee. The Abbey Resort & Spa and is a treasured and famous icon, nestled on 90 acres of beautifully manicured grounds. Totally renovated in 2005, it is the only full-service resort on the shores of Lake Geneva with 334 guestrooms featuring amenities such as balconies, flat-screen televisions, high-speed internet and more.


The resort’s renovated 35,000 sq. ft. AVANI Spa offers a full menu of spa services including massage, aromatherapy rooms, salon, facials, wraps, pool, steam rooms, saunas and more. In addition, dining and entertainment venues include The Helm, an intimate cocktail lounge, The Waterfront, for entertainment and casual waterfront dining, and the Fontana Grill, overlooking the resort’s harbor, for steaks, chops, and the resorts signature buffets.


The Abbey’s on-site marina features numerous amenities including charter boats, scenic boat tours, water-ski rental, parasailing, and Wave Runner rentals. The Abbey’s lakeside venue make it is an ideal destination for meetings and conferences, offering 40,000 Sq Ft. of flexible meeting space, scenic cocktail cruises and outdoor events overlooking the resorts 400 slip marina, and is within fifteen minutes of some of the finest championship golf courses in the Midwest.


For additional information, reservations, or to plan your next event, visit http://www.theabbeyresort.com/ or call 1-800-709-1323. The Abbey Resort is located at 269 Fontana Boulevard in scenic Fontana Wisconsin.


The Abbey Resort & Spa is managed and operated by Hostmark Hospitality Group of Schaumburg, IL.


Contact: Holly Ramsey, 312-943-0333, [email protected]


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CONTACT: Holly Ramsey, +1-312-943-0333, [email protected], for Abbey
Resort & Spa


Web site: http://www.theabbeyresort.com/