SOURCE: Canyon Ranch

November 12, 2008 12:34 ET

Canyon Ranch Redefines Wellness in Miami Beach

Premier Beachfront Property Features the Nation's First Residential Community and Hotel Dedicated to Health and Wellness

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - November 12, 2008) - Canyon Ranch Miami Beach, the newest addition to the Canyon Ranch family, celebrates a soft opening today -- offering guests and Canyon Ranch Living residents the most balanced, complete and unparalleled wellness and spa services in South Florida. The facility redefines luxury, health, wellness, and living by offering discerning travelers a world class spa, healthy dining options, all suite accommodations and amenities. Additionally, non-hotel guests will be able to sample Canyon Ranch's world-renowned culinary offerings as well as beauty services -- the Canyon Ranch Grill and Salon, as well as the Living Essentials Boutique are open to the public.

Complemented by its unique oceanfront location along 750 linear feet of unspoiled beach, Canyon Ranch Miami Beach features 150 spacious guest suites and 480 residential units, and offers a comprehensive luxurious wellness experience through a combination of renowned and respected practices incorporating the vibrant environment of Miami Beach. This tropical setting lends itself to the transformation of guests, coupled with the experiential, integrative services found only at Canyon Ranch.

"Canyon Ranch Miami Beach represents a new category of wellness travel, one that will transform not only how people vacation, but the travel and hotel industry in general," said Matthias Kammerer, Managing Director of Canyon Ranch Miami Beach. "The experience provided by Canyon Ranch Miami Beach integrates all aspects of health and wellness to create a sustaining, life-enhancing transformation among its guests while delivering a complete luxurious travel experience. It is hospitality with a purpose."

Arquitectonica was responsible for the exterior architecture of the whole property, including the renovation of the 1950's landmark Carillon Hotel. The hotel has been restored to its celebrated status to become the centerpiece of Canyon Ranch Miami Beach. Spanning six acres, three distinct towers, and 750 feet of beach front; this distinct boutique spa hotel accentuates its urban tropical setting with guest features and amenities designed to inspire wellness vacationing in an atmosphere that will define the luxury of depth.

David Rockwell and Rockwell Group designed the public spaces throughout the property, including a 70,000-square-foot wellness spa with a total of 54 treatment areas. The highlight of the wellness spa is the advanced therapeutic Aquavana™. Canyon Ranch is the first wellness facility to offer a complete European thermal suite of its kind in the United States featuring an oasis of water therapies, thermal spa cabins, tubs and aquathermal bathing experiences.

Additional special amenities for hotel guests include an unparalleled fitness center housing the finest Technogym® equipment and featuring a minimum of 30 exercise and movement therapy classes daily; nutritionists; physicians offering both Eastern and Western perspectives and practices; a beauty salon and spa with a complete menu of services; four outdoor pools; a tranquil Palm Court, the Canyon Ranch Living Essentials Boutique, intimate and relaxing gathering spaces; and two restaurants including Canyon Ranch Grill -- an oceanfront restaurant with indoor seating offering award winning, nutritionally balanced, gourmet cuisine and Carillon Café -- a casual dining experience offering creative cuisine, a tasting room and fine organic wines.

Utilizing natural materials, crafted mosaics, and sophisticated tranquility to enhance the journey, all areas of Canyon Ranch Miami Beach offer spectacular views. Guests may choose from a selection of one- and two-bedroom luxury suites, ranging from 720 to 1,200 square feet. The elegant, supremely comfortable sanctuaries of tranquility include a myriad of modern amenities including: 400-thread-count Mascioni linens, an Extenway Interactive television system and large flat-panel HDTV, Bose Wave® radio, plush robes and slippers, High-speed Internet access, Ethernet and wireless, kitchen with granite counters and Kitchen Aid® and Miele appliances, and a stylish bathroom with imported stone floors and Italian glass tile mosaic.

For reservations please dial 800-742-9000 or visit

Canyon Ranch pioneered the evolution of wellness lifestyle and has been an industry leader for nearly 30 years. Operating the world's most celebrated collection of life-enhancement properties, Canyon Ranch has destination health resorts in Tucson, Ariz., Lenox Mass., and SpaClubs (spa, wellness and fitness facilities designed to give guests a taste of the more intensive resort experiences) at The Venetian/The Palazzo hotel in Las Vegas, Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla., and onboard the Queen Mary 2 luxury ocean liner. In addition, the company recently opened Canyon Ranch Miami Beach, the nation's first luxury wellness hotel and residential community. Canyon Ranch has been named the "Healthiest Spa in America" by Health magazine as well as the "Best Spa for Food" by Gourmet magazine. Also, Canyon Ranch is the only 10-time recipient of the Condé Nast Traveler Best Destination Spa Award.

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    Sheryl Press
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    Agnelo Fernandes
    Canyon Ranch Miami Beach
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