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Girlfriend getaways: Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach spa tops SpaFinder 2012 awards

Posted by Melanie Nayer  October 21, 2012 04:46 PM

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Eau-Spa-at-Ritz-Carlton-Palm-Beach.jpegLooking for a great escape with the girls? Eau Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach won four awards on this year's SpaFinder Wellness' 2012 Readers' Choice Awards list, including Best Beach Spa, Best for Girlfriend Getaway & Bachelorettes, Best for Interior Design and Best for Weddings. This recognition is given annually to the top-ten most-voted spas for this category by spa-goers across the world in SpaFinder Wellness' Readers' Choice Awards.

To celebrate the spa honors, The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach and Eau Spa are offering an overnight spa girls' getaway package appropriately called 'Beauty and the Beach'. The package, starting at $449 per night, includes overnight accommodations in a guest room with large private balcony, beach canopy and $200 of Eau Spa dollars to use at the spa per room, per night.

Eau Spa is 42,000 square feet of unbridled bliss on the beach. There are 19 treatment rooms, 12 of which have Garden Villas featuring private and peaceful outdoor gardens. When you're not basking in masques or massages at the spa, guests at the Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach can relax in the Eau Spa's relaxation zone, sip teas and enjoy unlimited mini cupcakes (a must for any girlfriend getaway). The spa also includes a rubber-duck adorned bath lounge, sauna, steam shower and oversized jacuzzi.

SpaFinder's 2012 Readers' Choice Awards are based on votes submitted worldwide at SpaFinder Wellness' global consumer websites (including and by readers of SpaFinder Wellness digital publications. Voters were asked to cast ballots only for stay and day spas they've personally visited within the past three years.

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Melanie Nayer is a travel writer who spent many years in the newsroom before jetting off to see the world. Her goal is to bring readers the best insider information More »

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