- On October 25, 2018
Catherine Davalle, Spa Director, Acqualina Resort and Spa on the Beach
Catherine Davalle, Executive Spa Director at Acqualina, Spa by ESPA. The luxury two-story oceanfront spa, one of only three Five Star spas in Miami is a 20,000-square-foot sanctuary of excellence and tranquility set in a class of its own offering eleven treatment rooms, an extravagant Royal Spa Suite for two, a co-ed pool terrace with a heated jet pool and Roman waterfall spa and extensive relaxation experiences including crystal steam rooms, experience showers, Finnish dry heat saunas and Himalayan salt walls.
Catherine brings more than two decades of experience in the spa industry and oversees the entire spa operation and focus on wellness and encouraging a healthy lifestyle for hotel guests, residents and local clientele. Complementing her management experience, Catherine is also an eclectic therapist who holds certifications in massage and skin care therapy. Knowledgeable, passionate and creative, Catherine has worked and consulted for prestigious spas and hotels from around the world including Mandarin Oriental, Miami, The Biltmore, Mandarin Oriental, New York and La Amada Cancun.
Catherine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in hospitality management from Florida International University and also studied at the renowned ESSEC Group, an international business school located in France. When not visiting other spas to relax and get inspired, Catherine likes to read and spend time with her two kids as well as her recent new baby, a white toy poodle named Coco, for Coco Chanel of course!