Client: Wellbeing Escapes | Junior Copywriter | Long Copy | Oct-Nov 2014

As Wellbeing Escapes expanded their business they began representing new and exciting resorts. These resorts would require copy set to their tone of voice and immaculately placed and positioned to attract their target clientele.

 

Lapinha Spa- Brazil

Near the Mata de Araucaria woodland and the quaint city of Lapa, Lapinha Spa offers a truly tranquil experience that’s a far cry from unruly Rio. Brazil’s first holistic and medical spa, the property has its own nature trails, organic herb gardens and incredible rural views.

The focus here is your health and through rest, gentle exercise and pampering treatments a new found sense of wellbeing is never far away. There’s also easy access to the wider Brazil with rainforest and beach trips available to guests.

Location

Surrounded by a 550 acre farm and neighbouring the sleepy Mata de Araucaria woodland, Lapinha Spa is home to incredible views and a genuine sense of secrecy and separation. Close to the historical town of Lapa, guests can expect a rare glimpse into the easy going lifestyles of rural South America - it’s the perfect place to relax and unwind.

Rooms

Accommodation is tailored to your wellbeing with 40 spacious white rooms designed to encourage a sense of clarity and mindfulness. Incredible natural views can be enjoyed from the majority of rooms ensuring a good seat for the evening’s gorgeous sunsets is never hard to find. Most rooms are for single travellers however couples can be accommodated for; rooms also come with all the usual mod cons to compliment your stay.

Food

Under the supervision of doctors and nutritionists the menu is tailored to address your personal diet and detox programmes. Recipes are prepared by renowned chefs and use organically produced ingredients, free from pesticides and preservatives, mainly from their own farm to serve up spectacular vegetarian meals that are absolutely bursting with flavour. The focus is on your health which is combined with an ethos of regional culinary discovery that’s integral to your to your wellbeing.

Insider Tips

- Particularly during the hot summer months guests are encouraged to take a break for the midday siesta. You’ll be amazed at the boost this restful and meditative exercise can give
- Take advantage of the wide range of water treatments including a soothing Watsu or a gentle Vichy
- Lapa is only 16km away and Lapinha offer regular trips out to its historical and cultural hub

Wellness Approach

Whilst there’s never been a quick fix for health and fitness Lapinha is dedicated to getting you off to the right start. With a number of varied programmes to choose from and a wide range of treatments grounded in Traditional Chinese Medicine as well as Thai and Swedish wellness approaches there’s something for everyone. Rare and unique for a Brazilian resort, Lapinha even offers Watsu therapy to its guests. Programmes are designed to help you fall into a better routine and normalise sleep patterns with morning rituals in the open-air and Wi-Fi turned off at 11pm. Lapinha looks to provide you with the tools to continue your programme long after your stay.

Spa Facilities

Laphina Spa boasts a 1000sq metre spa area that’s fully equipped with 15 treatment rooms, 4 aesthetics rooms (all of which overlook the forest) and 4 garden pavilions perfect for outdoor massages. There’s also a gym, luxurious indoor and outdoor pools and a sauna, but if none of that takes your fancy you can always unwind with a refreshing walk about the spa grounds and surrounding lush, organic farmland.

Fitness & Activities

Throughout the day there are Pilates, Tai-Chi and yoga classes suitable for various levels as well as aqua fit and swimming pool exercise sessions. But for those looking for something a little more energetic Lapinha is home to full size tennis courts with included racket hire, and there’s also bike hire for those looking to enjoy scenic woodland trails. In areas of such natural beauty you’re sure to find something to take your breath away.

We Love

• Straight from the farm, Lapinha’s very own spa products and aromatherapy oils made using 100% organic grapefruit seeds!
• Every other week Lapinha holds a themed week with events encompassing the likes of Brazilian dance, art and cinema, it’s perfect for you culture vultures
• Each Sunday guests have the option of attending a traditional hymn-singing church service for a slice of local life

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