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Amrit Ocean Resort Is Now Open

Beachfront destination resort has opened in Palm Beach

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Amrit Ocean Resort, a luxury beachfront wellness resort located in Singer Island of Palm Beach County, recently opened. Spanning seven beachfront acres along the Atlantic Ocean, this wellness-focused property merges Eastern principles with Western luxury. 

Meaning “elixir of life” in Sanskrit, Amrit (pronounced Ahm-rit) is a transformative wellness retreat where all offerings are rooted in five pillars of wellness: mindfulness, nutrition, fitness, relaxation, and sleep. These guiding principles inspire all areas of the property, including Amrit Wellness & Spa, which includes 103,000 square feet of spa and wellness facilities spanning four floors; 155 wellness-inspired guest rooms; five dining concepts; and more than 10,000 square feet of event and meeting spaces.

Conceptualized by architecture firm S&E Architects and interior design firm Bilkey Llinas Design, the resort exudes tranquility and elegance through every bespoke detail. Managed by hospitality and management company, Highgate, Amrit is part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts L.V.X. collection, representing renowned properties that feature the finest accommodations coupled with attentive, engaging, and exclusive personal service. 

“After much anticipation, we are thrilled to officially open our doors and invite visitors from near and far to experience a true fusion of wellness and luxury at Amrit Ocean Resort,” says Reggie Cooper, general manager at Amrit Ocean Resort. “Amrit is the next generation of luxury wellness resorts, and we are excited to enhance our guests’ minds, bodies, and spirits. After two decades of dedication by the Barot family, their vision for a place designed to enrich lives through the engagement of the five pillars of wellness and collaborating with personalized wellness coaches, has finally come to life. Many developers have aspired to create this next-generation space, yet few possess the visionary insight required to reach this point.”

Accommodations

Amrit offers 155 wellness-inspired guest rooms, including 25 suites, many featuring oversized balconies with views of the Atlantic. Additionally, Amrit offers 40 luxury two-bedroom sky villas, which boast panoramic views of the Atlantic and Intracoastal Waterway and oversized balconies. Room amenities include a rain shower and soaking tub, luxury bath salts, soaps and scrubs, lit makeup and shaving mirrors, custom Amrit spa robes and slippers, in-room dining services, yoga mats, wellness mini bars, turndown service, and access to daily scheduled fitness and wellness activities.

AMRIT WELLNESS & SPA

Considered the heart of the resort, Amrit’s four-story, indoor-outdoor spa and wellness facility offers bespoke experiences and services encompassing the five pillars of wellness. Amrit is revolutionizing the wellness experience using a combination of European, Chinese, and Indian wellness traditions and techniques, including exclusive offerings such as the firstindoor-outdoor hydrothermal water therapy circuit in Florida and one of the few luxury hammams in South Florida. Additionally, Amrit has collaborated with board-certified physicians and medical practitioners to offer integrated wellness assessments and services. Amrit Wellness & Spa also features two retail concepts—Codage Paris and Biologique Recherche. Select programs are supported by Amrit’s exclusive, patented Personal Wellness Support System (PWSS). For those looking to enjoy Amrit’s wellness offerings and hotel amenities on a regular basis, a Wellness Club Membership is available.

Spa & Treatment Rooms

Amrit Wellness & Spa boasts 25 treatment rooms, 12 of which include in-room showers; two deluxe couples suites with private steam showers and ocean views; and a Thai massage room. All treatment rooms feature Lemi professional massage tables. The treatment menu includes services such as ashiatsu and shiatsu massages, reiki experiences, reflexology, manual lymphatic drainage, cranial sacral therapy, myofascial release, facials and more.

Personal Wellness Support System (PWSS)

Amrit’s proprietary Personal Wellness Support System is a web-based platform that provides guests with a personalized wellness experience before, during, and after their stay. Available only to guests who have purchased a wellness package or are taking part in one of the resort’s retreats, the PWSS gives guests access to a virtual assistant that guides them through their wellness journey via text, chat, email, and video sessions; goal setting and tracking accountability tools; and access to resources like tele-coaching, webinars, and a virtual content library. For seamless data integration, the PWSS is compatible with other wellness platforms and apps, including InBody and Oura Ring.

Integrated Wellness Services

Amrit Wellness & Spa also offers integrated health offerings, including targeted health assessments in personal wellness, nutrition, Bio-Well energy flow, metabolic fitness, and more, conducted by on-site certified experts who assist guests in creating their personal wellness roadmap. After the assessment, personal wellness guides recommend one or more of Amrit’s Integrated wellness services, such as flotation therapy, acupuncture, sound wave therapy, color and light therapy, Tibetan sound bowl chakra balancing, and Ayurvedic treatments such as abhyanga, shirodhara, and udvartana massages, among others. Amrit also offers infusion therapy in a dedicated infusion lounge in partnership with Dr. Ara Suppiah, a functional sports medicine doctor who utilizes IV infusions to assist with performance and recovery. Dr. Suppiah will oversee a team of practitioners offering IV and intramuscular injection therapies in Amrit’s infusion lounge.

Fitness & Mindfulness

Amrit’s state-of-the-art fitness center features a 3,500-square-foot main cardio studio equipped with Matrix equipment, along with six additional breakout studios for group fitness and wellness classes such as yoga, meditation, mat Pilates, indoor cycling, barre, movement and cardio. Hotel guests enjoy complimentary access to the fitness center, including nearly 30 fitness classes.

Aayush Hydrotherapy Circuit (Available Later This Summer)

Each of Amrit’s spa treatments begin with a journey through Amrit’s exclusive Aayush, an indoor-outdoor hydrothermal circuit with coed and gender-specific options. Spanning 40,000 square feet and developed in partnership with global experts in wellness modalities, the Aayush offers facilities in heat therapy, cryotherapy, and hydrotherapy. The experience features a sequence of hot and cold replenishment pools, a hydro-reflexology path, an ultra-filtered lap pool, steam and sauna rooms, inhalation salt therapy chamber, Arctic chill fountains and an effusion shower, which combines with aromas to shower guests in a fine mist, an intense storm, a downpour of rain, or a mystic Arctic chill. Named after the Sanskrit word for longevity, Aayush is designed to energize, relax, detox, and improve circulation while releasing the body’s feel-good hormones.

Hammam Ritual & Body Treatments (Available Later This Summer)

Amrit is home to a 1,200-square-foot hammam, where guests can enjoy signature hammam ritual and body treatments that link ancient Moroccan bathing traditions with innovative, modern techniques. Inside of the hammam are two additional private body scrub treatment rooms. Hammam rituals are available as an individual, couples, or group experience.

Amrit Salon & Hair Health (Available Later This Summer)

The salon will offer traditional and elevated versions of services such as manicures, pedicures, haircuts, hair styling and coloring, and makeup services. In addition, Amrit is incorporating trichology, the study of the hair and scalp in partnership with Dr. Alan J. Bauman, a board-certified hair restoration physician. Bauman will oversee a team of practitioners at Amrit Salon who will offer non-surgical hair health and scalp and hair rejuvenation treatments.

Food and Beverage

Overseen by executive chef Simon Apollonio, Amrit’s dining destinations showcase mindful menus featuring globally inspired and plant-forward fare with wellness and sustainability at the forefront. Utilizing fresh, seasonal, and immune-boosting ingredients, Amrit’s food and beverage program caters to a myriad of dietary preferences, including keto, paleo, flexitarian, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, Mediterranean, and other specialty diets to further complement guests’ wellness journeys.

About The Author
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Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures, ForbesTraveler.com, E! Online, Gayot.com, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.