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Noble House Hotels & Resorts Announces Tricia Sterling As Spa Director At Kona Kai Resort & Spa

SEATTLE, Wash. – Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. (NHHR) – a collection of luxury hotels and resorts – proudly announces the appointment of Tricia Sterling as spa director at SpaTerre at Kona Kai Resort & Spa, located at the tip of Shelter Island in San Diego. In her new role, Sterling will create innovative spa experiences and oversee stellar customer service. “We’re thrilled to have Tricia as our new spa director at SpaTerre, Shelter Island’s only world-class spa. We are confident she will succeed in taking SpaTerre to the next level through her leadership and ambition, combined with her extensive experience in the industry to transform spas into remarkable and notable destinations,” said Brad Naucler, general manager at Kona Kai Resort & Spa.”

Sterling is joining the Kona Kai Resort & Spa team with previous experience as Spa Director at Cal a Vie, one of the top ten destination resort spas in the world, and The Spa at The Sporting Club, where she implemented new protocols for new services through her own research of cosmeceutical skin care lines, increasing retail sales by 30%. Having more than a decade of experience in the industry, Sterling has progressed in a variety of key roles, including those in esthetic education, where she created curriculum and managed coursework for students at PCA Skin and Bellus Academy.

Set amidst the resort’s captivating beach and marina, SpaTerre features six treatment rooms, two manicure stations and three pedicure thrones. The 7,020 square foot spa offers a couples suite, “Zen Den” relaxation room, Vichy wet room and state-of-the-art fitness center with MATRIX and TechnoGym equipment. Fitness classes and a spa boutique are offered in addition to the spa and fitness center.

SpaTerre offers an assortment of unique signature treatments including the Sandor Poultice Therapy, performed on a one-of-a-kind, therapeutic heated Crystal Quartz Table and found locally only at SpaTerre. This soothing massage combines warm sand poultices and aromatherapy oils to alleviate pain and promote comfort, instantly melting away tension and regulating energy flux. The spa offers other treatments including The Javanese Royal Treatment, The Royal Massage, The Heated Quartz Pebble Bed enhancement, Deluxe Facial, and Piña Colada Pedicure, and features more than 18 different spa product brands.

Kona Kai is a timeless San Diego Bay treasure, situated at the very tip of Shelter Island, offering captivating marina and bay views. Having recently completed a multi-million dollar refreshment, Kona Kai delights guests with an intimate SoCal experience in a fresh environment, inspiring the American spirit and revitalizing the soul. Classic and slightly whimsical in style, with alabaster walls, red tile roofs and archways, the warm and alluring atmosphere has, for decades, played host to dignitaries and film stars alike.

Noble House Hotels & Resorts
A privately held company for more than 30 years, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by owner Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group, transitioning in 1994 to a hotel ownership management company. Headquartered in Seattle, Wash., the corporation owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 18 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning across the U.S. From luxury resorts in San Diego, Calif. and Seattle, Wash. to Jackson Hole, Wyo. and the Florida Keys, each property maximizes and showcases its physical setting. Noble House is continuously growing, operating more than 40 hotel restaurants, bars and lounges, showcasing local culture and inspiration from local surroundings. With a philosophy that emphasizes “location, distinction and soul,” Noble House Hotels & Resorts exemplifies individuality, dedicating itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that contribute to their communities, staying true to local history, culture and ambiance.

For more information, visit www.NobleHouseHotels.com or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP