Award: El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village

El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village, a Waldorf Astoria Resort Receives 2013 Spafinder Wellness 365™ Readers’ Choice Award

Fajardo, Puerto Rico - El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has been selected to receive a prestigious 2013 Spafinder Wellness 365 Readers' Choice Category Award. The expansive Waldorf Astoria Spa at El Conquistador Resort which features everything from week-long Wellness Retreats to Paddleboard Yoga at the resort's private Palomino Island was named among voters' Favorite Spa for Yoga in the annual wellness awards. Winners of the prestigious awards are determined by thousands of consumers and travel agents who vote in the poll annually.

"We are honored to be awarded a "Favorite Spa for Yoga" by Spafinder and thank them for the continuous support and recognition of our ongoing efforts to introduce cutting-edge wellness and yoga programming," said Jennifer Findlay, Spa Director of the Waldorf Astoria Spa at El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village. "In the past year, our partnership with Spafinder has been integral in the successful introduction of our new Spa Wellness Retreats, Private Palomino Island Paddle Board Yoga, Candlelight Labyrinth Meditation Walks, and so much more."

The resorts' Waldorf Astoria Spa is a three-story sea front facing spa, set amidst verdant landscaping in the Island of Enchantment. The 26,000 square foot spa features two double rooms, 15 dry rooms, five wet rooms, five facial rooms, full service Edouard de Paris salon and retail boutique offering a mindful selection of lifestyle products and gift items to ensure the experience continues well beyond the visit. It offers a streamlined treatment menu thoughtfully shaped with a conscious commitment to the local environment and global traditions.

Every year the Spafinder Readers' Choice Awards name the top hotel, destination or resort spas across 44 countries and regions as well as the top 10 spas and wellness locations in 26 unique classifications, from best beach spas to best for families to best fitness and wellness programs. This is the first year awards were presented to fitness, yoga, and nutrition locations and programs, in addition to spas. The 2013 Awards attracted an unprecedented level of participation, providing the most comprehensive assessment of the global spa and wellness market available.


Originally posted: November 2013. Source