Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
- 1260 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara, California, 93108, U.S.A.
Senior Spa Director
Senior Spa Director
“It’s great to be back in Santa Barbara, a city with incredible local purveyors and a deep appreciation for health and wellness. The property’s 90 years of history makes it an ideal destination to mix my love of ancient traditions with today’s technological advancements in the spa and beauty space.”
Four Seasons Tenure
- Since: 1998
- First Four Seasons Assignment: Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
- Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina; Four Seasons Resorts Lanai; Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara; Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma at Emerald Bay (formerly a Four Seasons hotel); Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
- Tallinn, Estonia
- University of Tartu in Tartu, Estonia; Conrad Hilton College of Hotel Management at the University of Houston
- English, Estonian, Russian, Swedish, Finnish
Jaana Roth, Spa Director at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara, is a spa and wellness visionary who has spent more than 15 years exploring new frontiers in health and wellness, while studying ancient practices and traditions from the Middle East to Polynesia. “It’s essential to have a deep understanding of the past to truly understand one’s direction in the future," she says.
Jaana, a native of Estonia, a small country on the Eastern Shore of the Baltic Sea, earned her Bachelors Degree from the University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia. After moving to the United States in 1996, she attended the Conrad Hilton College of Hotel Management at the University of Houston where she earned a Masters Degree in Hospitality Management.
In 1998, Jaana joined Four Seasons at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. Jaana quickly rose in the ranks to the position of Front Desk Manager where she worked until she discovered her passion for spa in 2001. Since then, Jaana has guided spa teams across the company’s vast portfolio including Four Seasons Resort Great Exuma at Emerald Bay (formerly a Four Seasons hotel) the Spa and Wellness Center at Four Seasons Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and most recently, Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina.
Jaana rejoined the team at The Spa at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara in 2017 where her vision remains the same: renewal that is lasting and meaningful.