SEP 2016

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26 DAYSPA | SEPTEMBER 2016 by an application of the NuFACE microcurrent device (which gave me a decidedly brighter and fi rmer face in my trip photos!). My last stop in wine country was just a few miles north in the city of St. Helena, to Meadowood ( Founded in 1964 as a private country club, this stunning 250-acre resort is the choice of many a celebrity looking for some undisturbed R & R. Meadowood is designed to provide an un- paralleled experience, from its grand, welcoming lobby and generously appointed rooms, suites and cottages; to its immaculate swimming pools and tennis and croquet courts; to its Michelin three-star restaurant run by famed Chef Christopher Kostow. The biggest Meadowood news of late is the November 2015 renovation of the resort's spa, over- seen by visionary spa director Michael Conte. Built in a window-fi lled U-shape surrounding a lush courtyard, the ingeniously designed structure "incorporates na- ture without disturbing it," explains Conte. A unique aspect of the facility is its all-suite concept: Each pri- vate spa suite accommodates not only the treatment area itself, but a shower, sauna, restroom and relax- ation area, so that guests never need to leave their own space until their service is complete. "We have SPA HOPPING PHOTOS COURTESY AUBERGE DU SOLEIL Auberge du Soleil VISIT US AT ICES LONG BEACH, CA LONG BEACH CONVENTION CTR. SEPTEMBER 11-12 BOOTH #700

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