Hong Kong, April 10, 2007 — Mandarin Oriental, Manila introduces The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Manila, offering guests and spa-goers a holistic approach to enhance their well-being.

The Thai-themed luxury Mandarin Oriental spa, is located on the hotel's topmost floors, and like all Spas at Mandarin Oriental, offers a sensory experience that touches the mind, body and spirit, merging ancient and contemporary techniques and philosophies from around the world.

Most experiences start with a relaxing foot ritual, while an individual analysis of each guest's lifestyle allows for individually tailored treatments. The collection of exclusive rituals include specialized facials, body massages, treatments, wraps and scrubs, and spa packages ranging from one-hour and 40 minutes to three-hours and 20 minutes. A signature treatment that is common to every Mandarin Oriental Spa is the Time Ritual, a personalized journey booked as a block of time, and consisting of treatments suited to each individual's preference.

The Spa uses Ytsara, a luxurious line of organic Asian spa products incorporating natural ingredients of herbs, roots and flowers, blended in its own line of signature essential oils, designed to relax, revitalize and de-stress.

"We are delighted to be able to offer holistic spa services and treatments given by a team of highly trained therapists, that go beyond simply delivering massages to tired bodies," said Helmut Gaisberger, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Manila. "This new spa gives us the opportunity to further enhance our wellness facilities, complementing our Yoga Studio and the Health Club," he added. "For the ultimate in relaxation, we will also add relaxing heat experiences to the spa by mid-year."

The exemplary standards and attention to detail found at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Manila are also reflected in its opulent, Thai-inspired interior design. The warmth and serenity of teak wood, is combined with contemporary wall treatments and organic textures. Thai furniture and silk upholstery blend harmoniously with Asian artifacts, which complete the Oriental theme. The reception area on the 18th floor is a welcoming oasis that is

softly lit, gently scented, with soft music that sets the relaxed ambience of this blissful sanctuary. A short flight of stairs opens on to a serene Oriental-style relaxation area and a mini Oriental garden on the upper floor, surrounded by four self-contained treatment rooms.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Manila is open from 9 am to 1 am daily. For enquiries and reservations, call the Spa Concierge at +632 750 8888 extension 1901 / 1902 or direct line +632 750 0968, or via email at momnl-spa@mohg.com.

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