This Canyon Ranch run spa has some of the finest services available on the sea. You will pay appropriately for the quality though.
The spa on deck 7, forward of the Queen Mary 2, is run by the internationally famous Canyon Ranch. This 20,000-square-foot spa consumes two deck floors with 24 massage, body, and skin care treatment rooms. There is a juice bar as well as locker rooms for men and women.
At the SpaClub, Cunard offers a full range of Canyon Ranch services, treatments, and products. This partnership between Cunard and the number one spa company in North America is a first for both companies, and the merger seems to work very well.
Experience therapeutic bodywork, mud and aromatherapy, Ayurveda and seaweed treatments, facials, masks, conditioning body scrubs, therapeutic body cocoons, and of course a long list of massages.
The pool inside is a co-ed Aqua Therapy pool, with a whirlpool, herbal sauna, Finnish sauna, reflexology basins, aromatic steam room, and a relaxation lounge.
Gratuities of 12.5% are added to all services, but of course including an additional tip is the good thing to do. It is against company policy to take pictures here but we were sly, ever so sly.
In addition to bodywork, chiropractic services, various earth and organic therapies, Canyon Ranch provides some exotic treatments like a Rasul Ceremony, where the combination of medicinal mud and steam therapy takes place in an ornately tiled steam chamber, derived from an ancient Middle Easter cleansing ritual. We have seen Rasul rooms on other cruise ships, but this was one definitely special.
Prices for treatments start at $138 for a 50-minute tension zone massage, and can get as high as $272 for a deep-tissue chiropractic work over. Waxing can be done starting at $51.
There is a full menu of beauty services for both men and women, including hair design, nail care, makeup consultations and makeovers. Prices start at $58 for a short hair cut, manicures from $58, pedicures from $79, and a file and polish for $28. Hair coloring and highlighting starts at $48.
The 30 by 15-foot co-ed Thalassotherapy Pool features airbed recliners, neck fountains, a deluge waterfall, air tub and body massage jet benches. It’s so nice. Near the pool, there is a big Thermal Suite with an herbal sauna, Finnish sauna, reflexology basins, and an aromatic steam room.
You can buy a day pass for the pool, a SpaClub Passport, which costs $40 for the day, 5 days for $95. The Passport includes use of the whole aqua therapy center. You must be 18 or older to partake in this program.
The spa pools are complimentary on the day of a scheduled health and wellness service.
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