Where do I even begin? This facility is tremendous!
I met with Gina Polevoy the President of Koi Spa & Can Do Fitness at the Princeton Forrestal Village location. I entered through Koi Spa, which has a beautiful reception area, product shelves and a display of my favorite sandals in the world. I couldn’t get over the fact they sell OKA b.’s there. I’ve only ever seen them in Aruba and the airport in St. Paul, MN. I told the receptionist I was there to meet with Gina. Gina came out and introduced me to both of the girls at the front desk. She is a very hands on owner and knows all of her employees names, even with a few locations. First I was shown the styling area. This section had areas to do hair and some manicure and pedicure stations. She then brought me to the special Koi Spa Salon Suite, where private spa and salon celebrations are available for groups. This area was a smaller version of the styling area where groups can gather for a bachelorette party, girls night, bridal shower, teen party, corporate rewards, mommies to be or prepare for their wedding. They are able to arrange food and drinks for you and your friends. Adjacent to this room is a conference center. This can be used for a wedding party to get ready, have snacks, etc. while they are preparing for the big day. The salon offers a private room for styling where they often do wigs for women who are cancer survivors, bashful men and more. Recently a Muslim woman came in to have her hair styled in this private area. What a great idea! They even have a Mystic Tan booth. Of course they offer plenty of Spa Salon packages for parties or individuals.
It doesn’t stop there; in fact it doesn’t even come close. We then moved on to the spa area. I was able to see the massage and facial rooms. But there were two rooms that stood out to me. The Bamboo Room is a room for couples to go and have side-by-side massages and also has a two-person Jacuzzi tub. I told her my husband and I will definitely have to test that out. Another room has a capsule tub, which can be used for various scrubs, hydrotherapy or as a Vichy shower. Picture a tanning bed with a tub in it, but the top closes. Each room was more beautiful than the next. There is a special serene and tranquil waiting area for those clients using the spa. It is a dimly lit lounge with a large table in the middle offering a variety of teas, other beverages and even fortune cookies. Spa meals may be added to any service. You can sit there, relax and gaze at the wall, which is a very large koi fish tank. It is absolutely beautiful. You also see the tank when you are walking around the spa area because it is built into the wall. The ceilings in the spa area have a special barrier that hangs down so that the heating/cooling vents don’t blow all over the clients and the lights set the mood just right.
Get a massage with Susan Lee, a facial with Christine, or get your hair styled by Kelly or Marissa, or any of their other fabulous staff members.
All spa and salon clients are encouraged to unwind in their Turkish steam room or Cedar sauna. For those clients with services exceeding $100, they are also invited to make use of the Can Do Fitness Club.
As we walked the facility Gina was kind enough to introduce me to every staff member we passed. Everyone there is so friendly and you can tell that each and every one of them is passionate about their job. How many people can say that?
Take a look at their website to view their extensive list of services. They even have a Men’s Services section.
Book an appointment at Koi Spa, mention Princeton Scoop, present this article and you will receive 10% off services Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Some great October Specials at Koi Spa:
Book the Deluxe Exotic Body Polish and get a complimentary Mystic Tan
Book the Salt of the Earth Detox Wrap and receive 20% off
Book a Keratin Treatment and receive a free bottle of shampoo and conditioner
The spa and salon are beautiful. I can’t wait to check out the Bamboo Room with my husband.
Koi Spa and Can Do Fitness Club also give back to the community by supporting the Susan G. Komen Foundation, Special Olympics of NJ and many others.
Childcare is available during most spa hours. Call for details when booking your appointment.
The Koi Spa is located in Princeton Forrestal Village and they also have a location in Edgewater, NJ. Visit http://www.koispa.com or call (609) 720-0099 for more information.