Florence, Italy—Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
The surest way to fall behind is to stay still. Thankfully, for luxury-minded travelers, Continentale has introduced a number of new features that will assure the hotel remains among the most distinctive and accommodating in the Tuscan capital of Florence. Among these improvements is Continentale new White Iris Spa by Daniela Steiner and upgraded rooftop Sky Lounge Bar for guests and locals to enjoy at their leisure.
The new White Iris Spa by Daniela Steiner is the first spa to debut from Lungarno Collection, a Ferragamo family-owned luxury hospitality group that is based in Florence, Italy. The 1,291-square-foot intimate spa which features three treatment rooms and a Florentine craftsmanship is a full-service serenity haven for hotel patrons and local regulars. Signature services include White Gold Treatments, Care Suite Treatments and Exclusive Treatments such as the Sublime Feet treatment, which incorporate gold and honey, caviar, mountain flowers to rejuvenate and revitalize the skin and soul.
In addition to all the excitement, Continentale debuted a newly refreshed Sky Lounge Bar designed by Florentine architect Michele Bonan. The revamped bar boasts an updated bar menu, featuring sushi selections from The Fusion Bar & Restaurant at Gallery Hotel Art, just steps from Continentale and the first restaurant in Florence to feature a Japanese tea room. The bar, perched atop Consorti Tower serves premium spirits, 18 wines by the glass and additional wines by the bottle.
In tribute of the new spa, Continentale introduces the White Iris Special package, available until spring 2013. The special offer includes: One 50-minute treatment per person with a beauty check-up by the spa team designed to help guests choose the perfect treatment, two nights’ accommodations , daily breakfast, free room upgrade (subject to availability) and free entry to the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum. Package rates are for a two-night minimum stay and the package may be extended at a rate.