SOURCE: The K Club

May 22, 2007 11:32 ET

Ireland's K Club Launches New Celtic Spa Menu

Indigenous Treatments & Ingredients Incorporate Irish Potatoes, Irish Moss & More...

CO KILDARE, IRELAND -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 22, 2007 -- The luxurious K Spa located on the grounds of Ireland's world renowned K Club Golf & Spa Resort in Kildare countryside, offers a new menu of pampering treatments utilizing indigenous Celtic and Irish ingredients designed to refresh and renew.

Upon entering the environment of The K Spa, guests immediately surrender to the rhythms of nature. The 20,000-squaure-foot K Spa features: a secluded outdoor hot tub and Zen garden; exotic Rasul Chamber; Vichy Shower; Pilates and Yoga and Aerobics Studios; an oversized indoor swimming pool; 11 luxurious treatment rooms and two private suites; and, a juice bar and café. A sampling from The K Spa's new Celtic treatment menu is below:

--  Irish Seaweed Body Wrap With Herbal Salt Scrub - An invigorating Irish
    Herbal Salt scrub prepares skin for a detoxifying wrap of Irish seaweed
    that has grown undisturbed, at its own pace, ensuring the complete range of
    nutrients and trace elements are present and balanced. (EUR  150)
    
--  Facial Ritual With Irish Moss - Irish Moss, a seaweed found in the
    Atlantic Coast of Ireland, has long been for its healing properties and
    rich, luxurious feel.  This, together with the blended essential oils of
    Jasmine, Geranium, Ylang Ylang and Grapefruit, provides a true sensory
    journey, leaving the face light and calm with visible results and awakened
    senses. (EUR 130)
    
--  Irish Potato Eye Contour Wrap - A special eye treatment using pressure
    points followed by an application of freshly grated Irish potato, which
    contains a beneficial enzyme to eliminate puffiness, fatigue and dark
    circles. (EUR  75)
    
--  Herb Garden Journey - Fresh aromas relax and renew, starting with a
    Lavender exfoliation using herbs straight from the resort's garden.  This
    is followed by a hair treatment of Irish Moss Sorbet to condition and
    cleanse the hair.  Finally, a deeply relaxing Irish Hot Basalt Stone
    massage completes this Celtic journey. (EUR 200)
    
With the grace and charm of an Irish country house, The K Club, long known as the Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club, is an elegantly restored 19th Century Georgian mansion estate set on the former the site of Straffan House, which was originally modeled after a French chateau in 1832. Converted into a luxury hotel and country club in 1991, the opening of The K Club set new standards in Irish décor and service that have yet to be surpassed. Its two 18-hole championship courses include the Ryder Cup Palmer Course -- hailed among Europe's greatest courses -- and the Smurfit Course -- said to be Ireland's best inland course. The K Club's 92 guestrooms (24 suites) are individually designed with hand-painted bathrooms, each with marvelous views.

For reservations or information, visit www.kclub.com.

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