Golden Door Spa(r) at El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Puerto Rico, Unveils Spa Retreat Package

Package Helps Guests Beautify the Body, Strengthen the Mind and Unleash the Soul

FAJARDO, Puerto Rico, Oct. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Golden Door Spa® at El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, announced today their first spa wellness retreat package. Located in this breathtaking Puerto Rico paradise, the retreat will welcome guests to immerse in a health and wellness program designed to revive the mind, body and spirit.

The first retreat at El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village, A Waldorf Astoria Resort, will take place from Sunday, Nov. 25 through Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. This all inclusive event will provide attendees with a variety of experiences targeting the body, mind and soul featuring:

  • Four nights/five days accommodations
  • Daily nutritionally balanced meals and juice breaks, created by executive chef Miguel Santiago (exclusive of alcohol)
  • Roundtrip ground transfer from San Juan's international airport
  • Daily guided hikes
  • Daily fitness sessions
  • Twice-Daily Golden Door Signature Spa services 
  • El Yunque Rainforest Silent Meditation Hike & Bathing Ritual
  • Sunrise/Sunset horseback riding 
  • Paddle-Board yoga on the resort's private Palomino Island
  • Educational workshop featuring EEG, Brain Mapping and Ionic Detox demonstrations with professor, composer and music therapist Alejandro Jose, founder of Psicosonia
  • Candlelight Labyrinth & Fire Ceremony

Golden Door Spa® at El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village 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.

Golden Door Spa® at El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village offers a streamlined treatment menu that welcomes all to indulge in the freshness and energy of the Caribbean spa spirit.  All treatments have been thoughtfully shaped with a conscious commitment to the local environment and global traditions, and provide total relaxation whilst focusing on providing a fresh and friendly spa journey.

Jennifer Findlay, director, Golden Door Spa® at  El Conquistador Resort, said, "The Golden Door Spa® Wellness retreat is an opportunity to discover and address your whole state of being – to reflect, to re-connect, and to re-ignite within yourself.   Our team of spa and wellness professionals will attentively work with you to assess and enrich your current state of health and well-being. Through our signature Golden Door Spa® rituals, guests will receive an unparalleled experience at the highest level of attention and luxury service. Our restorative haven at The Golden Door Spa has been created to support transformation, evolution, and the discovery of unlimited possibility."

Located only 31 miles from the San Juan International Airport (SJU), El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village features stylishly furnished rooms and welcomes the modern traveler to a hospitable haven in this serene atmosphere.

The resort is set on 500 acres of immaculate greenery bordered by the pristine beach characteristic of this renowned tropical paradise. Palomino Island, a seemingly magical private beach just 10 minutes away, with its inviting blue waters, makes an ideal site for swimming and snorkeling. A variety of exciting water sports and dining options are also available at El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village.

The Spa Retreat Package will be available on a quarterly basis and is subject to availability. To book, visit

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Terms & Conditions:

The Spa Retreat Package is only available on selected dates, subject to availability. Other meals or beverages outside of those included in the package will be available at additional charge. Minimum stay of four consecutive nights applies.

About El Conquistador Resort

Located on the eastern tip of Puerto Rico near the fishing village of Las Croabas, and dramatically set along the length of a 300-foot bluff, the El Conquistador Resort spreads across 500 acres and overlooks the converging waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The resort destination offers 750 redesigned guestrooms and suites, boasts the recently opened Coquí Water Park; private Palomino Island, which offers an array of water sports and other recreational activities along white sand beaches; a renowned Golden Door Spa; an Arthur Hills 18-hole golf course; Tour Desk offering excursions to San Juan and the famous bioluminescent bay; as well as numerous dining options including an outpost of New York's famed steak restaurant, Strip House.

About Las Casitas Village

Las Casitas Village is an intimate resort that shares the grounds of El Conquistador Resort, offering luxury one-, two-, and three-bedroom style villas with full kitchen facilities, three private pools including the magnificent infinity edge pool, tropical spa services and personalized 24-hour butler service for guests and families seeking a higher level of privacy and pampering. Las Casitas Village provides the perfect match to Coquí Water Park as a family destination. Las Casitas Village was previously voted "#1 Caribbean Family Resort" by Travel & Leisure Family readers. Las Casitas guests have access to all El Conquistador Resort amenities.

About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Waldorf Astoria is Hilton Worldwide's luxury brand of landmark hotels, with each one as singular and timeless as the brand's namesake, The Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York. From classic elegance to modern grandeur, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts each represent worldly sophistication and unparalleled guest service. From sumptuous spas and culinary excellence to world-class golf, each hotel & resort offers the exquisite accommodations and signature accoutrements that define refinement and sophistication. Discover Waldorf Astoria by visiting Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is one of Hilton Worldwide's ten market-leading brands. 


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