Aurélie Chiaffi has been appointed Spa Director at The Westin Bora Bora Resort & Spa

Article published at: Jun 8, 2024 Article tag: Asia–Pacific
Aurélie Chiaffi has been appointed Spa Director at The Westin Bora Bora Resort & Spa
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The Westin Bora Bora Resort & Spa, a premier resort opening this Summer 2024 in Bora Bora, today announced the appointment of Aurélie Chiaffi as Spa Director, overseeing both The Westin Bora Bora Resort & Spa and The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort. With over a decade of experience in hotel spas across French Polynesia, Aurélie Chiaffi brings a wealth of expertise and passion to her new role and will curate an array of treatments inspired by local Polynesian wellness traditions and modalities for the resort's soon-to-open Heavenly Spa Bora Bora.

Aurélie Chiaffi joins the Westin Bora Bora Resort & Spa team from The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, where she held the position of Spa Director for eight years. Prior to working at The St. Regis, Aurélie Chiaffi was the Assistant Spa Manager and Beauty Therapist at Varua Te Ora Polynesian Spa at The Brando in Tahiti. Her additional experience includes serving as Spa Supervisor at The St. Regis Bora Bora, where she acquired deep knowledge of traditional wellness practices and local products that are natural and organic.

Under Aurélie Chiaffi's oversight, The Heavenly Spa will feature treatments inspired by the local wellness traditions of the Polynesian people and natural surroundings, as well as Asian-inspired and holistic treatments focusing on harmonizing mind and body wellness. The majority of the products used at the spa will be natural and organic, with locally sourced ingredients. Aurélie Chiaffi has selected Phytoceane, a brand rooted in the benefits of natural resources, as the spa's primary facial care partner. The brand offers pure, effective ingredients for well-being treatments that combine expert skincare, sensory delights, and a total sense of escape, aligning perfectly with the spa's ethos.

Aurélie Chiaffi's passion for wellness stems from her global travels, particularly during her backpacking trips in Asia, where she learned about the importance of body and mind wellbeing, meditation, and various types of massage from the local people. Outside of work, Aurélie Chiaffi enjoys cooking and exploring dishes from different cultures. She values eating well because it is essential for restoring the body and mind.