Water wonders

Updated: February 02, 2015 12:19 PM

Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler is an elegant, classically styled haven for relaxation with an emphasis on innovative water treatments that reflect Kohler's history of working wonders with water

Kohler Waters Spa in Kohler is an elegant, classically styled haven for relaxation with an emphasis on innovative water treatments that reflect Kohler’s history of working wonders with water

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Located in the village of Kohler, approximately one hour north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and two and a half hours north of Chicago, Kohler Waters Spa operates within The American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin. It is one of only 44 hotels in north America to boast both Forbes five-star and AAA five-diamond designations. Spa services are offered to resort guests as well as to the general public. Spa construction began in January 2000, and the spa opened on December 18, 2000. An expansion of Kohler Waters Spa took place in 2005 featuring spa-inspired hotel guest suites, expanded respite room areas in the women’s locker room and additional treatment rooms. A renovation to the signature wet-treatment rooms was unveiled in July 2010. Later, the facial rooms and two-gether rooms were renovated in 2013. Kohler Waters Spa operates in two other locations in Chicago (at the Burr Ridge Village Centre) and Scotland (in St Andrews, Scotland, located at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa, which is part of the Kohler Hospitality & Real Estate portfolio).

20150215eh28The spa leads the industry in therapeutic, experiential treatments, launching new signature water-based services each year. Guests enjoy the opportunity to personally experience the newest Kohler products. The spa offers 21 treatment rooms, a signature 30-foot relaxation pool with eight-foot waterfall, enclosed rooftop deck with fireplace, sauna, plunge pools and relaxation areas.

Kohler Waters Spa occupies 25,000 sq ft of space on two levels of the Carriage House, a 55 guestroom annex to The American Club. The location allows Carriage House guests to travel from their hotel guest rooms to and from the spa in their luxurious robes.

Immersion suites

There are 10 spa-inspired hotel guest rooms located in the Carriage House, enabling guests to continue the spa experience within their guestroom. The Immersion Suites feature a therapeutic bath and showering experience in relaxed surroundings.

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First level (5,500 sq ft) includes a spacious relaxation lounge with double-sided fireplace, a boutique – featuring Kohler Waters Spa signature product lines and other skin care lines, etc. Lower level (18,500 sq ft) includes: 21 treatment rooms, seventeen multipurpose rooms used for massages, facials and body services, two-gether room and RiverBath room designed for use by two spa guests and three signature wet-treatment rooms specially designed for therapeutic water services. Each of these rooms feature innovative Kohler bathing and showering products like the one-of-a-kind Kohler custom Vichy shower and Wave Motion table for unique spa experiences.

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Central relaxation pool in lower level is surrounded by tumbled limestone with a hand-painted sky mural overhead, the pool features an elaborate mosaic tile design on the bottom. An eight-foot waterfall at one end of the pool provides an area with seating where guests can rest and let water fall over their shoulders. The wall behind the waterfall features a mosaic design similar to the one on the bottom of the pool. It is surrounded by a cast stone frame. The rooftop deck and open-air patio has a co-ed lounge located on the glass-enclosed rooftop deck with a 16-foot fireplace, whirlpool and skylights that provide a four-seasons view.

Working with water

Kohler Waters Spa reflects Kohler’s history of working wonders with water. The spa is a showplace for a number of brands within the Kohler Co family of businesses, including Kohler and Kallista plumbing products, Ann Sacks tile and Baker and McGuire furniture.

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Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler is a global leader in the manufacture of kitchen and bath products, engines and power systems, premier furniture, cabinetry and tile and owner/ operator of two of the world’s finest five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, Wisconsin, and St Andrews, Scotland.

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