Designed to Pamper, Relax, and Inspire
Our therapists come from a variety of backgrounds, have extensive training in their fields, and share a true passion for exceeding guest expectations. We provide our guests with personalized service in all that we do. We want your visit to The Spa at Costa d'Este to be a relaxing, unique and to exceed all of your expectations.
Megan De Souza
Area Spa Director
Megan De Souza graduated with an Associate's Degree in Business and an Aesthetician license in her beautiful home state of Maine. After deciding it was time for a change of weather she packed up and moved to the Sunshine state. She began working as an Aesthetician at The Spa at Costa d'Este when it first opened in 2008. Megan has received her Nail Technician and Massage Therapist licenses with certifications specializing in Ashiatsu, Lomi Lomi and Fijian massage. Megan is a member of ISPA, part of task force for SPA with Benchmark Management and the Area Spa Director. She truly enjoys sharing her knowledge and passion for all things SPA.
"We are an extraordinary international spa team with undeniable talent!" -Megan De Souza
Cathi has lived in Vero Beach since 2006 with her husband, four children and 4-legged fur baby. She is considered a triple threat therapist holding licenses in massage, aesthetics, and nails. Additionally, she is certified in Brazilian waxing and holds a license in cosmetology from her home state of NJ. Cathi has been with the Spa at Costa d’Este since 2010 and is a “Be the Difference” award recipient. Previous to coming to The Spa, she was based in Short Hills, NJ as a facial specialist and trainer for the Australian holistic skin care company, Jurlique.
Cathi’s personal mission statement is to provide above and beyond excellent personal luxury service and impart invaluable education and knowledge in personal care to every spa guest.
Spa Coordinator / Esthetician
Yilly was born in Barranquilla, Columbia and moved to the United States with her family at the age of 3. She began at Costa d’Este Beach Resort and Spa as a Guest Service Agent and is now applying her skills and customer service in The Spa. She has a background in Cosmetology, and has worked at various salons and spas around the area. She enjoys relaxing at the beach or going to the movies on her time off. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Ariana I Politron
Licensed Massage Therapist, Esthetican & Nail Technician
After years of cold weather from Chicago, Illinois and Cincinnati, Ohio, Ariana moved to Florida with her family. She received her Associates Degree from Miami Dade College in Liberal Arts. Always interested in a career in Massage Therapy, she enrolled at the Beauty and Massage Institute of Vero Beach and graduated in 2010. She has also taken courses in Reflexology and likes to incorporate it into her massages. She is currently studying at the Academy of Cosmetology to be a Full Specialist. Ariana is looking forward to being a "Triple Threat" at the spa. Ariana is also Bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish.
LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST, ESTHETICAN & NAIL TECHNICIAN
Born in Key West and raised all across the globe, Amber has found a way to tap into her love for people through the art of massage. She prefers to conduct therapeutic treatments and holistic healing services. She is very conscious about the products she uses and hand-picks them based on the ingredients that will be most beneficil to each individual guest. As a former professional surfer, she can be found on the beach in her spare time dreaming about the bed and breakfast she would like to open in Costa Rica one day.
Licensed Massage Therapist
Jill is a native Vero Beacher. After a career as a stained glass artist she chose a new path as a massage therapist as a way to relieve peoples everyday stress and overworked bodies. Jill has been a liscensed massage therapist for ten years. Working on the feet is her specialty.
Katia Saladin grew up in Boston Massachusetts and moved to the sunshine State in 1991.She has worked at the Miami dolphins training facility for 12 years as the sole Team Therapist.She enjoys treating people with different types of injuries. Katia has background experience in accounting and billing.
Angelica grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and relocated to Vero Beach, Florida in 2006. She received her nail technician license in 2009 and is currently enrolled at Indian River State College working towards her Bachelor’s Degree in biology. She is a mother to daughter Willow. In her spare time she loves to read and sing.
Michelle was raised in Vero Beach, Florida where she enjoys the beach and "small town" feel. She graduated high school in 2013 and is persuing a career in the spa indsutry.
Spa Host / Pool Concierge
Lumin was born and raised in Vero Beach Florida. Lumin came upon The Spa at Costa d’ Este Beach Resort through her schools job shadowing program and fell in love. She loves to horse back ride and travel all around the world. She graduated high school in 2014 and is now working toward her cosmetology and massage license.
Chris was born and raised in Vero Beach, Florida. He studied business management supervision at the high school level and plans to continue his education in that area. His goal is to use his education and experience in the hospitality field to one day become a hotel manager. He believes working at Costa d’Este Beach Resort & Spa is the perfect beginning for his career, and that it has already provided him with new opportunities and exposure to various departments in the hotel.
Outside of work Chris enjoys, writing, drawing, socializing and learning about different cultures. His favorite hobby is taking care of his new car and learning about cars in general. He travels whenever possible and has been able to visit a variety of cities throughout the wonderful state of Florida.
Morgan is a student of business at The King's College in downtown Manhattan. She wants to use her knowledge of business to fulfill her draem of owning her own boutique hotel shomewhere exotic. She has also entertained the possibility of becoming a dictator of her own coutnry. In the mean time, she spends her holidays with her parents in Vero Beach. She loves to read from authors like Charles Dickens at the beach as well as play her guitar.