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Newly Renovated 35,000 Sq. Foot Spa Re-Opens At The Abbey Resort

FONTANA, Wisc. (June 5, 2022) – The Abbey Resort, Lake Geneva’s only full service resort, is announcing the opening of their newly renovated 35,000 square foot Avani Spa. The spa modernization cost $2 million.

The award-winning spa now includes 16 luxury treatment rooms, two new couples’ suites, two salt and infrared relaxation areas, updated spa and salon services menu, and a revamped fitness center.

“Our spa services continue to be curated so our guests can achieve ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation,” says Spa Director Ashley Van Asten. “Avani Spa provides a true spa experience from the moment you enter the door. We have created an environment centered around our name ‘Avani’ which means ‘of the earth’ to connect with the natural elements, putting us in sync with nature’s own equilibrium to achieve a lasting wellbeing.”  

New Spa Highlights include:

  • New salt and infrared relaxation areas – one dedicated solely to women, along with a women’s only whirlpool, sauna, and steam room. The other coed area is located in the Atrium Pool area. Himalayan salt rooms are proven to help cleanse the respiratory tract, improve lung function and skin health, strengthen the immune system, and aid with anxiety and depression.

  • New, expanded spa services including innovative massages, aromatherapy and body treatments, and facials featuring holistic Swedish skincare line, Kerstin Florian. Each facial and body treatment has been developed to achieve synergy and harmony between product and protocol.


  • A brighter fitness center filled including new cardio and strength equipment, a renovated yoga studio, and a TRX training area with kettlebells, a battle rope and balance trainers.


  • Revitalized menu of salon services including manicures and pedicures featuring SPARITUAL vegan nail products, haircuts and styling, and makeup applications using Glo Mineral Makeup.


  • Overall, a new emphasis on holistic well-being in mind, body and spirit, offering experiences inspired by the unique elements of our area, combining the highest quality products with classic traditions to uplift your spirit and restore your energy.


As always, Avani Spa guests have access to the tranquil surroundings of the private Avani Atrium Pool and outdoor, adult-only lounge areas (weather permitting).

Avani Spa offers a full menu of spa and salon services on The Abbey’s 90 acres of beautifully manicured lakeside property. For more information or reservations, visit The Abbey Resort’s website or call 800-709-1323. The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa is managed and operated by Benchmark Resorts & Hotels.

Health and Safety: The Abbey Resort follows modern sanitation and hygiene practices using an 8-point high-touch cleaning procedure and updated equipment to ensure the highest level of cleanliness in our entire resort.

About The Abbey Resort and Avani Spa: The Abbey Resort & Avani Spa has been providing The Lake Geneva Experience to guests for nearly 60 years. The Abbey Resort is the only full-service resort on the shore of Lake Geneva, welcoming families, corporate guests, couples and friends year-round, and is conveniently located just 75 miles from Chicago and 45 miles from Milwaukee. The Abbey offers 334 guest rooms, award-winning dining experiences, over 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space, and the on-site 35,000 sq-ft Avani Spa.


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Martha Carlos
Phone: 773-354-8115