Details: Avanti Day Resort

Avanti Day Resort

345 Route 9 S.

Manalapan, NJ 07726


Established: 1997

Owner: Luda Conti

Staff: Executive management team, nine estheticians, 12 massage therapists, four spa attendants, 10 nail technicians, 13 customer service representatives, 18 hair dressers, 10 hair dressers/designers

Hours: Monday–Friday 8 am–9 pm; Saturday and Sunday 8 am–7 pm

Product lines: SkinMedica, SkinCeuticals, Bare Escentuals, OPI

Spa philosophy/mission: To offer five-star treatment that ensures all clients enjoy their experience to the fullest, beginning with their initial phone call to schedule an appointment and ending with their checkout.

Newest treatment: Umo Hand Spa—a hand treatment that employs Gamma PGA nutrients and leaves hands ultra-moisturized.

Most popular treatment: “Up in Smoke”—a soy-based massage candle is melted and poured on the body. The client enjoys a massage with this aromatherapy wax while breathing in the aroma of the candle as it burns.

Most unique spa feature: Avanti provides water-infused massage tables.

Inspirations: The spa places extreme importance on tapping into the team’s creativity.

Future plans: To generate brand recognition and expand to locations such as Las Vegas and New York