SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton

December 20, 2011 09:15 ET

The Ultimate Spa Experience Awaits at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Turkey

Discover the Traditional Turkish Hamam and Luxurious Couple's Packages

ISTANBUL, TURKEY--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2011) - Whether a romantic escape for two, a spa weekend with your closest friends or gift to yourself -- relax your mind, revitalize your spirit and restore your soul with the personalized services offered at the full-service Laveda spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul.

With a complete range of spa services and an array of unique amenities and specials, escape to the spa at this hotel in Turkey where the ancient water therapies of the Turkish hamam inspire renewal. The hamam, or Turkish bath, is a cleansing tradition that dates back to the Byzantine and Romans, and is a luxurious and revitalizing experience for special occasions or to simply refresh and purify mind, body and soul. Take advantage of the traditional and contemporary therapies in the opulent setting of our authentic Ottoman-style hamam, including:

  • Traditional Turkish Hamam. A unique interpretation of total body wash, this 30-minute invigorating and purifying therapy incorporates the synergy of traditional and modern techniques.

  • The Ultimate Hamam Treatment. Relax with a 45-minute head-to-toe body wash which concludes with an application of silk moisturizers.

  • Bubble Bath. Indulge in a 20-minute relaxing foam massage on a heated marble platform of the hamam. Then slip into a warm bubble bath and relaxing scalp massage, followed by the application of silk moisturizers.

For those escaping the elements of the city -- at the finest hotel Istanbul offers -- with that special someone, enjoy exclusive massage therapies in our romantic couple's suite, including:

  • Aroma Vitality. Enliven the body and the soul with a soothing massage using a concentrate of seaweed enriched with pine, mint, hyssop and rosemary oils; followed by a warm, relaxing bath.

  • The Gift of Bacchus. Indulge in a luxurious treatment that uses the extraordinary restorative powers of wine grapes, and includes a shower scrub, twenty-minute bath or Jacuzzi, body mask and a lotion.

  • Milk and Honey Bath. After a deep massage by two trained therapists, enjoy a warm bath in milk and honey.

  • Romance Package. Enjoy a Laveda Signature Massage on beds strewn with red rose petals, and then indulge in a warm bath filled with roses, surrounded by candles, and of course, glasses of fine champagne.

To start planning your next spa retreat and to view all The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul hotel in Turkey has to offer, visit,

About The Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., of Chevy Chase, Maryland, currently operates 77 hotels in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. The Ritz-Carlton is the only service company to have twice earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, which recognizes outstanding customer service. For more information, or reservations, contact a travel professional, call toll free in the U.S. 1-800-241-3333, or visit the company web site at The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR).

Contact Information

  • Media Contact
    The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul
    (90) 212 334 44 44