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Man Month at Travaasa® Experiential Resorts

This June, in honor of Men’s National Health Month, the teams at Travaasa® Austin and Travaasa® Hana, Maui have designed a series of signature programs and activities to celebrate all things men, offering male guests experiences that focus on their physique, pastimes and palates. Each destination has added its own local flavor into the program and will also be introducing a new menu of signature men’s spa treatments.  Some of the can’t miss, manly highlights include:

Hanging in Hana
Machete Madness Coconut Husking
Private Surf Lessons
Martial Arts Conditioning (Lua)
Chief’s Archery experience
Throw Net Fishing Tour
Masters of Mixology Class

Male Bonding, Texas-Style
Beer Tasting 101
Grilling and Smoking with the Travaasa Culinary Team
Beer Tasting Experience
Discover your Six Pack: Core Fitness
Conquer the Prickly Pear Challenge Course
Introducing: New Men’s Spa Menu and Line of Products

To treat the males in your life to any of these experiences or book the ultimate guys’ getaway, please contact Travaasa® Austin or Travaasa® Hana, Maui at: 1-855-TO-TRAVAASA.


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Travaasa® Austin Introduces Watsu® Spa Program

AUSTIN, Texas (April 13, 2012) – The award-winning Spa at Travaasa® Austin is proud to announce the introduction of a Watsu® program to the destination resort and spa’s existing menu of innovative treatments. This unique form of bodywork is performed in a specialized, private pool heated to body temperature (96 degrees). The water allows the practitioner to use the warmth and the buoyancy of the water to improve the body’s well-being. Dedicated to health and wellness, The Spa at Travaasa® Austin will offer 60 minute Watsu® sessions as well as 60 minute Waterdance® sessions in a traditional Watsu® pool. Treatments are tailored to each individual’s specific needs, and can be effective for improving circulation, help lessen everyday stress, arthritis, anxiety, chronic pain and relieve pressure to nerves, joints and muscles.

Watsu® treatments offered at The Spa at Travaasa® Austin include:

o Watsu® Sessions – A combination of unique stretches and natural movements of the body in a private, secluded pool is designed to help to free the spine and open energy pathways for improved physical mobility. (60 minutes)

o Waterdance® Sessions – An expansion on the Watsu® treatment, this practice slowly introduces stretches and movements that completely submerge the entire body underwater. The dynamic experience allows the body to move limitlessly, and is profoundly meditative and effective for deepening emotional awareness. (60 minutes)

Joining the Travaasa® Austin team, Laura Srygley is a Certified Watsu® practioner and a member of the Worldwide Aquatic Bodywork Association, Association of Bodywork Professionals and is nationally certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. In addition to traditional Watsu®, Srygley is also trained in an adaption for special needs clients, Waterdance and Healing Dance.

The Spa at Travaasa® Austin focuses on the use of authentic elements and a holistic approach to relaxation and wellness, while incorporating local Austin flair into its signature treatments. Deeply relaxing spa services, alternative therapies and healing rituals are threaded with exercise, nutrition and self awareness for the ultimate spa and wellness experience. All overnight-guests of Travaasa® Austin are provided with a daily $125 credit that can be used toward any spa service. Day spa packages are also available.

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Domaine Serene Wine Dinner at Travaasa® Austin

Join us this Thursday, March 29th at 6:30 p.m. for an evening with one of Oregon’s most revered wineries, Domaine Serene, at our signature restaurant, Jean’s Kitchen.  Executive Chef Ben Baker and our culinary team have planned a farm-to-table feast, with a five-course dinner incorporating ingredients from local producers and farmers into each menu item. Each dish will be complimented by one of Domaine Serene’s choice blends for an evening of fresh, organic faire.

The night will begin with a meet and greet with Ginger Dollins of Domaine Serene, with dinner service beginning at 7:00 p.m. This dining experience is open to the public and costs $90 per person. For more information regarding the dinner or for resort reservations please call (855-868-7282) or e-mail us at
Course One
Domaine Serene NV “R” Rosé
Amuse Bouche
Toasted polenta, fresh mint, Wateroak Farms pepper goat cheese, Chioggia roasted beet

Course Two
2008 Domaine Serene “Cote Sud” Chardonnay
Roasted Mushroom & Spicy Greens Salad
Oven roasted oyster & chanterelle mushrooms, Oregon white truffle oil, micro greens

Course Three
2007 Domaine Serene “Evanstad Reserve” Pinot Noir
Duck Confit Crepe
Green garlic crepe, five spice cured duck confit, toasted Oregon, hazelnut puree, apple juice-clove reduction

Course Four
2006 Domaine Serene “Monogram” Pinot Noir
Lamb Shoulder Vol e Vent
House made puff pastry, smoked local dorpers lamb shoulder, parsnip puree, rosemary mustard crème

Course Five
2007 Domaine Serene Rockblock “SoNo” Syrah
Choco Tea Truffle
Bing cherry chutney ice cream, chai tea truffle bar, toasted hazelnut brittle


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