VIEQUES, Puerto Rico -- Wyndham Martineau Bay Resort & Spa,
which opened as the largest resort on Vieques this spring,
continues to tweak its product with additional amenities and guest
The 156-room property, set on 42 oceanfront acres, opened its
spa in July.
The 5,000-square-foot plantation-style facility features seven
treatment rooms, four of which overlook the Atlantic. In-room spa
services and poolside and oceanside massages also are
Spa director Marisol Ramirez said that the spa design,
treatments and theme "integrate the elements of the island and draw
from the healing power of the ocean."
Treatments using products indigenous to Vieques, as well as
traditional facial and therapy services, are available.
From the Ocean treatments include a seaweed facial and an
ocean-stone massage that incorporates handpicked stones from the
ocean. Treatments dubbed From the Island include the Martineau Bay
massage with a coconut milk scalp treatment.
Tutt said that the spa "will be a huge bonus for us because we
are selling the peace and tranquility of Vieques as much as we are
selling our own resort."
Continuing with that theme is the resort's Peace and Tranquility
spa package, with a minimum two-night stay requirement, which
features a spa treatment for two in addition to accommodations,
dinners and free parking.
Package rates from $199 per night, double, are valid through
October; the program will be offered again in the peak season with
rates adjusted accordingly.
For a virtual tour, go to www.wyndham.com and click on Martineau Bay
Resort & Spa.
To contact reporter Gay Nagle Myers, send e-mail to [email protected].