ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- Tierra del Sol Aruba Resort and Country Club
opened a health spa offering commissionable services.
According to Herber Valkenberg, president of Icon Hotel
Marketing, Miami, agents will earn 10% pay on pre-booked spa
services as well as accommodations and golf.
Icon handles reservations and marketing on behalf of the 45-unit
property, which is about a year old and requires a three-night
It offers two- and three-bedroom condos and two- and
The new, 4,000-square-foot Body & Soul Spa offers treatments
designed to ease tension and restore balance. Therapies include
massage treatments, body wraps, skin and body treatments,
aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, manicure and pedicures.
The fitness studio has strength-conditioning and cardio-vascular
equipment and free weights. Personal trainers are available.
There also are outdoor retreat areas and private whirlpools.
Locker rooms contain dry sauna, wet steam and power showers.
While using the spa, guests are provided with a robe, slippers
Commissionable add-ons to accommodations all include unlimited
use of the fitness center.
These one-day optional service packages include: Golfers Par
Excellence, $265 per guest, providing a 25-minute foot reflexology,
50-minute therapeutic massage, one personal training session for
strength, a men's fitness facial or a European facial, and
unlimited use of the fitness center.
Harmony of Nature, at $245 per guest, covers a 30-minute facial,
manicure and pedicure and a 509-minute Swedish massage.
The Jewel of the Desert option, at $320 per person, features a
30-minute Vitamin C infusion facial treatment, 45-minute sale glow
body treatment, a 50-minute Swedish massage, a manicure, pedicure
and one personal training session.
Spa Romance, priced at $465 per couple, covers an indoor or
outdoor massage, a personal training session, 30-minute use of a
private Jacuzzi and a dinner for two.
Non-spa guests have access to daily aerobics classes by the
In addition to the spa, the property has an 18-hole Robert Trent
Jones Jr.-designed golf course, two lighted tennis courts, a pro
shop, the Ventanas del Mar restaurant and the Look-out Bar &
In-house golf packages through Dec. 21 are priced from $750 for
three nights, single or double. Two-bedroom condos rent for $597
single or double for three nights; $525 for triple or quad.
Two-bedroom villas for up to four rent for $975 for three
U.S. tour operators offering Tierra del Sol include Certified
Vacations, Gogo Worldwide Vacations, and Travel Impressions. GWV
International, Boston, offers the property in a charter program to
For more information, agents can contact Icon Hotel Marketing,
(800) 992-2015. The on-site sales manager is Stephanie Koolie, who
can be reached by phone at (011) 297 867-800.