Happy Hour Tasting Menu Offers Mini Services Inspired by the Season

Take a time-out from the frantic pace of the workweek with the new Tapas Tasting Menu at the Spa and Salon at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North.  The Tapas Tasting Menu will be offered in the Spa from 3 to 8 p.m. and in the Salon from 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday through Thursday.

Vanilla Chai Martini


1.5 oz. Stoli Vanilla Vodka

1 oz. Godiva White Chocolate Liquor

1 oz. Chai Syrup 1 oz. Half & Half


Fill a martini shaker with ice, pour vodka, white chocolate liquor, chai syrup and half & half over ice. Shake well. Pour only the liquid mixture into a martini glass. Cheers!

“Everyone loves the concept of happy hour, and unwinding after a stressful day,” says Spa Director Lia Rowland.  “Our new services allow guests to relax in a way that is good for both the body and the mind, and at an affordable price point.”

Spa guests can select two specialty 25-minute “tapas” treatments inspired by the season for the special rate of $99.  This represents a savings of more than $90 off the regular rate.  This fall, indulge in the scent of Sweet Vanilla Citrus and the following options:

Sole Satisfaction

  • Scalp Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Smoothing Body Polish
  • Herbal Wrap

The Salon will be featuring a “Vanilla Spice” Martini and Manicure experience for the special price of $75, normally $95.  Guests also can select the “Margarita and Makeup” option for $75, regularly $95, to get ready for fall parties and a big night on the town.

All services will be offered until December 31, 2011, and are not inclusive of tax or gratuity.  For more information about fall offerings at the Spa at Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale, please call (480) 513-5145.

To extend the relaxation, catch the sunset in Onyx Bar & Lounge and enjoy the seasonal Vanilla Spice cocktail for only $12, normally $16.  Guests also can savor nightly happy hour from 3 to 7 p.m., Sunday to Thursday, and from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday and Saturday.  Featured specials include a selection of beers, wines by the glass, sangria, margaritas, and sliders and tacos to indulge in alongside.

Designed to blend flawlessly with the surrounding environment, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North’s 12,000-square-foot, full-service Spa features 14 treatment rooms, including two private spa suites.  The Spa offers an extensive array of seasonal, indigenous and innovative skin and body treatments, scrubs, clay wraps, facials and massages.

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