This May, five-star Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian have reimagined their selection of wellness treatments as a Waldorf Astoria Spa in partnership with 111SKIN and Ground Wellbeing.
Waldorf Astoria Spa at the iconic hotel offers both residents and day guests the ultimate city spa experience in a haven of peace and tranquillity.
The Spa has undergone a wellness overhaul under the stewardship of Spa Manager, Claire Doering, who has evolved the spa’s menu where sincere wellbeing and therapeutic massage rituals offer more than relaxation. Guests can indulge in a range of beauty and wellness treatments in partnership with 111SKIN and Ground Wellbeing, each designed to offer a rejuvenating experience.
Of the launch, General Manager of the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, Dale MacPhee comments: “It is an absolute pleasure to welcome our two new wellness partners, 111Skin and Ground Wellbeing, to our Waldorf Astoria family. After a challenging period for our guests near and far, it is of the utmost importance to our team to focus on the wellbeing of our guests and to offer them a haven of relaxation and pampering with a selection of tailor-designed experiences offered exclusively within Scotland at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian.”
Developed by globally renowned Plastic Surgeon Dr. Yannis Alexandrides M.D., F.A.C.S. and CEO Eva Alexandridis, 111SKIN is the culmination of more than 30 years+ of surgical knowledge, innovative ingredients, and medically inspired delivery methods. The brand is beloved by A-list celebrities, leading makeup artists and skincare experts and will be implemented in the hotel to bring an in-clinic experience to Edinburgh. The advanced medical formulations in the products drive precision results, which can be seen both immediately and in the long-term.
On 111SKIN’s arrival at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, Founder of 111SKIN Dr Yannis Alexandrides M.D., F.A.C.S comments, “We are thrilled to offer our 111SKIN SPA/CLINIC treatments at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh Spa; bringing Harley St. expertise, and medically inspired innovation, to the iconic setting of Edinburgh for a wellness experience like no other. Our extensive menu includes a variety of facials and body treatments that focus on providing the aesthetic conclusion, harmonising 111SKIN products, technology and therapeutic techniques.”
111SKIN’s iconic facial and body treatments will be available on the new spa menu for guests.
For those seeking intense relaxation, Ground Wellbeing at Waldorf Astoria Spa Edinburgh, created by wellness trailblazer Peigin Crowley, offers a range of tailored massage rituals designed to stimulate and rejuvenate the body using gentle breathwork and rhythmic pressures. Ground Wellbeing crafts natural plant-based ingredients to create products that inspire intuitive self-care. All of the products are handmade in small batches in Cork, using vegan ingredients and are blended with sincere intention to soothe the soul.
Guests can choose from six different Grounding Rituals, from Cleansing and Restorative, to Comforting and Balancing, where the use of Gua Sha stones and reflexology are used for deep relaxation. Ground Rituals include gentle breathwork, lymphatic drainage, acupressure, hands-on rhythmical pressures and techniques, and the compelling powers of aromatherapy oils. Ground’s treatments are designed with purpose to encourage sleep, help manage burnout, assist with menopausal symptoms, and relieve anxiety in the gut.
As Ground Wellbeing’s first Scottish partnership, Founder Peigin Crowley comments: “True sustainable wellness now has a warm home in Scotland.”
The Waldorf Astoria Spa, located just a few minutes from the historic Edinburgh Castle and close to The Royal Mile, forms part of the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian hotel, which provides the perfect city-break for exploring the majestic beauty of Edinburgh. As well as the spa and its steam room, sauna, whirlpool and indoor pool, there is also a two-floor gym for those looking to work up an appetite. The hotel then boasts an array of culinary options to choose from, from a sumptuous afternoon tea in the glamour of Peacock Alley, shareable dishes that champion local ingredients at Grazing by Mark Greenway, or for a unique dinner experience, a sumptuous tasting menu at The Pompadour by Chef Proprietor Dean Banks.
With 241 beautifully decorated guestrooms and suites, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian provides the perfect destination for making the most of the city and indulging in the total serenity of the new Waldorf Astoria Spa.
Nightly rates at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian start from £290 on a room-only basis.