Goco Hospitality to open Goco Retreat Temscal Valley in 2018

Spa consultancy and management company Goco Hospitality has acquired California’s 85-acre Glen Ivy Hot Springs, with plans to transform it into Goco Retreat Temescal Valley.

Goco plans to transform the southern California hot springs, which have been in operation for 155 years, into a luxury wellness resort, scheduled to open in 2018.

Investmennt will be made to expand the existing spa, and add accommodation to the property. Goco Retreat Temescal Valley is set to include 85 guest rooms, 10 pool villas and a number of two and three-bedroom villas.

The resort will also feature a wellness centre, a medi-spa, a fitness centre and a yoga academy. Additional bathing zones will be added to the existing hot springs facilities and holistic wellness programmes addressing the physical, physiological and spiritual aspects of health and wellbeing will be offered at the resort.

Ingo Schweder,chief executive of Goco Hospitality, said: “I am delighted with the acquisition of Glen Ivy Hot Springs and its addition to the growing Goco Hospitality portfolio. We are excited to have arrived in southern California and feel that Glen Ivy fits perfectly with our wellness hospitality philosophy.”

Other retreat facilities will include a kids club, meeting rooms and banqueting facilities, a wedding chapel, an organic farm and gardens, a holistic medicine training centre and hiking trails.

The wellness concept at Goco Retreat Temescal Valley will be based on a combination of Asian wellbeing traditions and contemporary Western medicine.