Posts Tagged ‘Spa On the Plaza’

Spa on the Plaza Welcomes Dr. Ashleigh Putnam, ND

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
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Known as the “Best Spa in Monterey County”, (as voted by the readers of the Monterey County Weekly seven years in a row) Spa on the Plaza, at The Portola Hotel & Spa has recently announced the addition of Naturopathic Doctor, Ashleigh Putnam, ND. In addition to some of the area’s most unique spa and beauty services, guests can now experience something like no other day spa in the area.

Naturopathic medicine focuses on the use of natural therapies to cure common everyday ailments that are caused by acute or chronic conditions. Naturopathic doctors provide an in-depth diagnosis by focusing on the internal as well as the external factors that may contribute to a problem and then treat it through a specific combination of natural and traditional medicine. This could consist of herbal medicine, homeopathy, counseling, clinical nutrition, hydrotherapy, pharmaceuticals or natural supplements combined with a regular schedule of diet and exercise.

Dr. Putnam believes in empowering her patients through a combination of education and preventative care. By discovering the underlying cause of an ailment or injury, Dr. Putnam focuses on the core of an issue, in turn treating the whole person with a completely holistic approach in a truly peaceful environment.

Contact Spa on the Plaza to learn more about Dr. Putnam and their fabulous menu of featured treatments and packages. Visit us at .

Spa On the Plaza Fall Specials

Monday, August 20th, 2012
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As summer starts to turn to fall, don’t you deserve a little break from the end of summer/back to school madness? Whether you are rushing to pack in that last bit of fun in the sun or sprinting to fill your kid’s school supplies list everyone could use some “me” time. That’s why Spa on the Plaza at the Portola Hotel is offering a full line-up of relaxing and rejuvenating specials sure to soothe even the most harried mom or dad.

Always inventive with their offerings, Spa on the Plaza has infused the tropical favorite, coconut into several of its treatment packages. The Mini-Vacation includes a coconut balm massage and a pedicure for only $129. The coconut helps with disease prevention and anti-aging and when coupled with the Spa’s other award winning services can make your visit something more than just a simple spa service.

The Refresh ($175/120.00 minutes) includes the coconut balm massage as well as the CEO Facial and hand treatment. The CEO emphasizes essential oils, while it relaxes, helps to diminish fine lines and improve facial circulation. If that was not enough, you can also request the Rejuvenation Package ($190/180 minutes) which also includes the Coconut Balm Massage, a Spa Mani-Pedi and an exhilarating hand and foot scrub.

Spa on the Plaza is one of the largest spas in the country with over 6,000 square feet dedicated to spa services, health and fitness. It is also one of the most decorated with numerous “Best of” awards from local and regional publications. So if the end of summer has you going a little “nuts”, slow things down at the Spa on the Plaza at the Portola Hotel & Spa. Relaxed, Refreshed and Rejuvenated are the three “R’s” for moms and dads! Call (831) 647-9000 or visit to book your well-deserved spa day!