Hyatt debuted its Miraval spa and wellness brand in Austin with the opening of Miraval Austin. The property is set on 220 acres overlooking Lake Travis and is the brand’s second wellness resort to open outside of its flagship property in Tucson, Ariz.
“We are incredibly proud to open Miraval Austin as we embark on an exciting period of expansion at Miraval,” said Marc W. Ellin, global head of Miraval Group. “For over 20 years, Miraval has been dedicated to inspiring total mind, body and spirit wellness by offering guests authentic experiences rooted in mindfulness. As we open Miraval Austin, we look forward to welcoming Miraval’s loyal guests, as well new audiences to experience the fulfillment, pleasure and growth that come with a Miraval experience.”
Miraval Austin features 117 guest rooms and suites, a Life in Balance Spa, a 10-acre farm and ranch and a Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen.
The resort combines the Miraval Arizona experiences with new treatments and wellness programs that pay homage to Austin’s cultural heritage and natural surroundings.
Miraval Austin’s guest rooms and suites designed by award-winning firm Hart Howerton and in keeping with the Miraval brand’s ethos, the rooms have been designed to enhance guests’ sleep experience with Miraval bedding, black out shades and sleep-enhancing amenities, including Miraval’s signature cell phone sleeping bag.
Each room will also feature a selection ZENTS’ all-natural bath amenities in large-format, reusable bottles to further reinforce the brand’s commitment to sustainability.
Meetings and Events
Miraval Austin boasts over 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function spaces. There are curated and customizable outdoor adventures, teambuilding and wellbeing activities and treatments for groups
The 10-acre Cypress Creek Organic Farm provides fresh produce for the property’s kitchen and spa and is home to many of the property’s interactive culinary programs.
Miraval Austin also features a Life in Balance Culinary Kitchen outfitted by Williams Sonoma. Like at Miraval Arizona, the s demonstration kitchen hosts healthy cooking classes and workshops, including Plant-Based Cooking, Conquering the Blade, Restoring Bone Broth and Wheat-Free Baking.
The property’s signature restaurant, Hilltop Crossings Kitchen, offers a hand-crafted menu of healthy, Texas-inspired dishes created from ingredients sourced from the property’s farm and local purveyors.
The resort also offers the Discovery Pool Café and The Nest, Miraval’s signature smoothie bar offering coffee and smoothies during the day and mindful craft cocktails and light bites in the evenings.
Life in Balance Spa
The Life in Balance Spa at Miraval Austin was conceptualized by renowned designer Clodagh and draws inspiration from the surrounding Balcones Canyonlands Preserve.
The 20,000-square-foot Life in Balance Spa features 30 treatment rooms, a spa pool, relaxation rooms, salon, sauna, steam room and spa retail boutique.
Health and Wellness Programming
Miraval Austin offers a menu of integrative wellbeing offerings that span fitness, yoga, meditation, culinary, nutrition, and art. There is a variety of yoga and meditation practices such as Crystal Meditation, which aligns the body with the energy of the earth and Qoya, a women’s movement practice that combines yoga, breathwork and intention setting.
There is also a challenge course with activities including slacklining, archery and hatchet throwing.
The 5,000 square foot Body Mindfulness Center features Technogym equipment and a fitness studio for activities including Cardio Drumming, Bosu Blast and spinning classes.
Information is based off a news release from Miraval.