Vacation: It’s pure paradise once you get there, but can be pure torture during the actual traveling part. Unwind after check-in with spa appointments that will take the whole family from aggravated to ahhhh in minutes! Here, our family-friendly spa destinations to soak and soothe.
Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa
Where: Montego Bay, Jamaica
Spa concept: “Based on ancient Jamaican healing remedies and rituals, the menu provides guests with an authentic Jamaican spa experience steeped in tradition and simple, local, organic wholesome products paired with cutting edge technology. Home to the Caribbean’s first and only Himalayan salt therapy lounge and Jamaica’s first Quartz therapy ritual room, the Grande Spa is a true island wellness oasis,” explains Sienna Creasy, Spa Director. As for the view? The spa boasts stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and the mountains of Montego Bay.
Unique treatments: For adults, the Jamaican Bush Bath is an herbal remedy that combines the historic healing rituals of Jamaican culture. “With this treatment, we invite guests to smell and pick their own herbs – which are grown right in the spa – for their upcoming treatment. Infusing the herb of choice, such as Moringa, lemon grass and ginger root, into a hot bath for the guests to soak in the healing elements,” says Creasy.
Kids spa menu highlights: There are six age appropriate treatments that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of young guests from age 8 to 16. Treatments include the Superfruit Clearing Facial, Reggae Relief Massage, Irie Mani & Pedi, Grande Spa Sweety.
Additionally, the Grande Spa carries the organic, all-natural makeup line, LUKA Cosmetics, which we use to apply makeup for the Teen Princess treatment – and they can also style hair into cool braid looks.
Together treatments: The Mother-Daughter Rejuvenation is a three-and-a-half-hour pure pampering extravaganza that features an exfoliating scrub, hydrating wrap, manicure, pedicure and special gift!
Know before you go: Check your email frequently after arrival – the spa often offers special promotions/discounts you can utilize while you’re there. And, bring your bathing suit to take a dip in the spa’s mineral pools after your treatments! Gratuity is not included on spa treatments.