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Diana Mestre creates serene 29,000sq ft spa for Le Blanc Los Cabos

Following the success of the Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun, Palace Resorts has opened its second Le Blanc Spa Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, with a 29,000sq ft (2,694sq m) spa created in partnership with Diane Mestre of Mestre & Mestre consultants.

The spa includes 25 treatment rooms and an extensive hydrotherapy area with hot and cold plunge pools, European sauna, herbal steamroom, sauna, thermal loungers, experience showers, whirlpool, chromotherapy and ice room, along with a relaxation lounge.

Nine of the treatment rooms are for couples; a VIP couples suite includes its own sauna, steamroom and experience shower.

Treatments include the signature Pericu Ritual, named for the aboriginal inhabitants of the peninsula. The ritual uses copal – an indigenous tree resin – and a massage that emulates sacred animals of the Cabo region.

Mestre has worked with Palace Resorts for the past 17 years, and has helped develop all 12 of the brand’s spas as their permanent consultant. She also works with the brand’s spa managers to maintain and improve their protocols and standards of operation.

“Le Blanc draws its inspiration from a white serenity mood, with unique architectural flow, elegant interior design, state-of-the-art equipment and the genuine care of the staff,” said Mestre. “This includes spa advisors greeting the guests with a local welcome beverage of pitaya fruit, as well as spa butlers guiding each guest through the water journey facilities, offering body muds, cool cucumbers for the sauna, and baja fruit beverages to keep the guests hydrated.”

The Le Blanc brand is an adults-only, all-inclusive concept; the Los Cabos location includes 373 bedrooms as well as a new fitness centre with TRX training, spinning, aqua spinning, yoga, Pilates and a meditation area.

“The owner, Jose Chapur and his sons, and director of operations Lorena Zahoul, are the visionaries of the the projects, and believe the spa and wellness programmes are one of the greatest experiences for their guests,” said Mestre.

Gibran Chapur, executive vice president of Palace Resorts, said: “Le Blanc Spa Resort, Los Cabos, was designed with even the most discerning luxury traveller in mind. No detail was spared in its design, and we are confident in the quality, service and offerings behind the brand.”

The hotel’s exteriors have been designed by architect Roberto Elias of Elias Estudio, with interiors by Francois Frossard of Francois Frossard Design. The resort includes four buildings that curve toward the ocean, and have been inspired by the unique flora and fauna of Los Cabos, as well as the climate, landscape and surrounding mountains.

“Our goal was to have the ocean take centre-stage from the moment you walk in,” explained Elias. “Just past the main entrance, you’ll stumble upon my personal favourite part of the resort: the terrace. This area will serve as the rooftop of the second building. Not only will this be the central hub or the connector to other areas of the property, but it will offer the best panoramic views in the house.”

The interiors are chic and modern, and aim to bring the outdoor setting inside.

“The stunning Sea of Cortez and hills that surround Los Cabos provide the ultimate palate for fresh and breathtaking decor,” said Frossard. “I’ve added some incredible elements and surprises, including a private villa on property with incredible panoramic views of the sea.”

Following the success of the Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun, Palace Resorts has opened its second Le Blanc Spa Resort in Los Cabos, Mexico, with a 29,000sq ft (2,694sq m) spa created in partnership with Diane Mestre of Mestre & Mestre consultants.
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The spa includes 25 treatment rooms and an extensive hydrotherapy area with hot and cold plunge pools, European sauna, herbal steamroom, sauna, thermal loungers, experience showers, whirlpool, chromotherapy and ice room, along with a relaxation lounge.

Nine of the treatment rooms are for couples; a VIP couples suite includes its own sauna, steamroom and experience shower.

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“Our goal was to have the ocean take centre-stage from the moment you walk in,” explained Elias. “Just past the main entrance, you’ll stumble upon my personal favourite part of the resort: the terrace. This area will serve as the rooftop of the second building. Not only will this be the central hub or the connector to other areas of the property, but it will offer the best panoramic views in the house.”

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