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Angela Avellino, Spa & Haven Manager

Angela was previously the Assistant Spa Director of The Umstead Hotel since 2006 and is also a licensed massage therapist. Angela is a veteran of the U.S. Army where she served in the Gulf War as a cryptologist and weapons specialist. Angela has three wonderful children that she adores, loves to sail and spend time on the coast. View her blogs.

Destress from March Madness

Does the possibility of a busted bracket have you tensed up 24/7? The sports massage at The Spa is a perfect way to alleviate muscle pain so you, and your favorite team, can stay ahead of the game! A sports massage is a type of massage that can alleviate pain occurring in certain parts of the body, which can be caused by too much physical activity. This type of massage was originally developed to serve athletes as a way to prevent and relieve injuries, but both athletes and non-athletes... Full Post >

St. Patrick’s Day at Haven

Happy St. Patrick's Day from The Spa at Fearrington! Whether you're looking for a pot of gold or a pampering experience, stop by Haven Spa Boutique for the perfect indulgence. While we can't guarantee you'll get a dash of Irish luck with these products, you're sure to experience relaxation and bliss! Keep your rooms smelling fresh and springy with Antica Farmacista Room Spray: Coriander, Lotus and Cucumber fragrance ($32). A fresh green fragrance with spicy coriander and sparkling water... Full Post >

Ruby Grapefruit Spa Treatments

Ruby Grapefruit is one of the many citrus fruits people eat for breakfast. Like other citrus fruits, ruby grapefruit is rich in vitamin C and vitamin A. They are wonderful for the skin to help promote anti-aging along with protection for the upcoming change in seasons. The Spa at Fearrington is offering a 60 or 90 minute Ruby Grapefruit Body Exfoliation which includes a massage to get your skin ready for spring. We also are offering Ruby Grapefruit Manicure and Pedicure to complete a day of... Full Post >

Treat Yourself to Bliss

February is the month of love - so why not show yourself some love with at-home pampering! Haven't wide selection of luxurious Elemis products can suit all of your skincare needs. So while you're spoiling your sweetie, take time to treat yourself to some much needed love! Musclease Bath Synergy (10 pack, $188) This unique spray dried synergy of Algae, Maritime Pine and Rosemary Essential Oil combines the richness of sea plants with the essence of pure aroma. The bath synergy helps ease... Full Post >

Soothe Winter Skin

Harsh winter temperatures inhibit the body's ability to hydrate the face and skin. Dehydration of the face also makes our faces itchy, but scratching and rubbing can tear or irritate blood capillaries causing unwanted redness. It's important to protect the skin and lock in hydration in order to prevent wrinkles, and other skin ailments. So, how can you protect your skin during the winter months? Pro-Collagen Marine Cream & Pro-Collagen Ultra Marine Cream ($128 each) The ultimate... Full Post >

NEW! White Brightening Facial

Now that the holidays are behind us, it is time to focus on reducing the stress this may have created. Begin the New Year with a new you. Take time to focus on your well-being to have a healthy start to the year. The Spa at Fearrington would like to introduce a new facial, the White Brightening Facial. This highly effective 60 minute facial visibly illuminates the complexion to leave it naturally more even and translucently clear. Our skilled estheticians use precision movements to... Full Post >

Relax with Your Valentine

There's no better way to melt away stress than a massage - and just in time for Valentine's day, our professional massage therapists recommend a couple's massage to help relax and reconnect with your sweetheart! Relationships can suffer from increased levels of stress, leading to increases in blood pressure, body tension, GI stress, headaches and mood swings. This wrecks havoc on our level of patience which negatively affects our communication patterns. Massage is helpful in directly... Full Post >

Blissful Deals!

Haven Boutique currently has some fantastic pajamas and spa items marked down! Come in to see what wonderful deals we have on our whimsical JJJ NYC pajamas, comfortable Marigot pajamas, luxurious PJ Harlow lounge wear, selected Elizabeth W products, Branche silk eye pillows, and Alicia Adams alpaca throws. Start your new year off right by treating yourself to some pampering! Remember, these products are up to 50% off and will not last long - hurry in! Full Post >

Black Friday Sale

Don't miss special savings at our spa boutique Haven this Friday, November 27th from 10am to 6pm! A sneak peek of what you'll find in store for great deals: Marigot, PJ Harlow and Three J NYC lounge-wear and pajamas Select Elemis skincare products Hurry in! These deals will go fast! Full Post >

Autumn Spa Retreat

As the season shifts and the autumn leaves start to change to their majestic colors, we turn our thoughts to all things fall. Bountiful harvests of beautiful fall delights come to mind: bushels of apples, crisp and juicy, brown sugar, and sweet cinnamon create a wonderful recipe for luxurious Spiced Apple spa treatments. We are excited to share with you the return of our Spiced Apple treatments at The Spa at Fearrington. With autumn in mind, now is the time to prepare your skin and nails... Full Post >