SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA––Inn at the Mission San Juan Capistrano, an Autograph Collection Hotel, is pleased to announce the opening of Spa at The Mission today, a welcoming oasis for locals and travelers seeking respite and rejuvenation. Located adjacent to the iconic Mission San Juan Capistrano with views of the ruins of the Great Stone Church, the indoor-outdoor spa is inspired by the rich history of the destination and takes a holistic approach to wellness, delivering each experience with reverence.
“Our team is proud to open the doors to Spa at The Mission, helping our guests find balance inside and out by providing moments that are authentic to the history of the area and experiences that are Exactly Like Nothing Else,” said Pam Ryan, general manager of Inn at The Mission San Juan Capistrano. “Through the leadership of our new spa manager, Donna Sullivan, Spa at The Mission is ready to invite travelers and our community to discover this sacred space to nourish and renew the mind, body and spirit.”
The 2,500-square-foot Spa at The Mission features four dedicated treatment rooms with a design emulating old Spain and paying homage to Mission San Juan Capistrano. With transformative experiences and rituals that will leave guests feeling refreshed from sole to soul, treatments utilize natural oils infused with on-site herbs such as lemon and basil. Signature experiences at Spa at The Mission include body treatments designed for balance and harmony, such as the Lavender & Olive Oil Indulgence, inspired by the 72 Mission Olive Trees on property, featuring a decadent hydrating body treatment that takes the senses on a journey during an exfoliation and massage. Massage treatments at Spa at The Mission are designed to restore and nurture for individual and couples’ journeys, while facial treatments will revitalize and illuminate. Spa at The Mission will soon debut additional wellness offerings such as yoga in the olive grove and meditation by a wall of chiming bells, allowing guests to further relax and unwind.
Joining Inn at The Mission San Juan Capistrano to guide Spa at The Mission and team is spa manager, Donna Sullivan. A passionate health and wellness leader, Sullivan has been in the spa industry for 18 years now, most recently serving as Spa Manager at Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage for three years, where she was recognized as Manager of the Quarter twice for her leadership and perfect Employee Engagement scores. Prior to Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage, Sullivan held roles as Spa Supervisor at the Ritz Carlton Cayman Islands and Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa in Indian Wells. In her free time, Sullivan enjoys hiking, the ocean and volunteering for local charities.