Everything to know about the Florida spa at the center of the Robert Kraft sex scandal

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesA Danger sign is seen on the front door of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, on February 22, 2019.

Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, has become the epicentre of a large-scale human-trafficking and prostitution investigation involving multiple spas and massage parlors.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged Friday with two counts of soliciting prostitution. He was allegedly a customer at Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, which is about 20 miles from Palm Beach and 30 minutes from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club.

Jupiter police said Kraft paid for sexual services at the spa and that there is video evidence of Kraft in both instances. Kraft has denied any illegal activity. So far, 173 people have been charged with crimes in the bust.

Police said women lived in the parlors and were coerced into having sex for money.

Read more: Reviews on an illicit massage website helped Florida police crack a massive sex trafficking and prostitution ring that Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been tied to

The spa offers services such as waxing, antiaging facials, acne treatment, and 11 different types of massages, including a “Tokyo Ultimate 4 Hand” massage.

Here’s everything we know about the spa at the center of a prostitution scandal.


Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, has become the center of a massive prostitution and human-trafficking bust involving multiple spas and massage parlors.

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Robert Kraft, the owner of the New England Patriots NFL team, was charged Friday on two counts of soliciting prostitution. He is accused of paying for sexual services at Orchids of Asia Day Spa. Police said there is video evidence linking him to the incidents.

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Kraft’s arrest comes as part of a large-scale human-trafficking and prostitution bust in Florida involving multiple spas and massage parlors. Police said women lived in the parlors and were coerced into having sex for money.

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesA window of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, on February 22, 2019.

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Jupiter, where Orchids of Asia Day Spa is, is a city on the southeast coast of Florida, about 20 miles from Palm Beach …

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… and about a 30 to 45 minute drive from Mar-a-Lago …

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… Donald Trump’s private club that’s often called “the Winter White House.”

John Raedle/Getty ImagesAn aerial view of Mar-a-Lago.

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The spa, which has 2.5 out of 5 stars on Yelp, sits in a small strip mall off Highway 1.

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The spa’s strip-mall neighbours include a game store and a Thai restaurant on one side …

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… and a nail salon and a surf shop on the other side.

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An illicit massage website helped lead Florida police to Orchids of Asia Day Spa. Police said reviews for the spa included postings that “detailed visits involving Asian females providing sexual acts, as well as massage/body rubs in exchange for payment.”

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The spa’s website describes it as “a full service day spa with a touch of the Orient” and lists services such as facials, acne treatment, waxing, a “table shower,” and several different types of massages, including a “Tokyo Ultimate 4 Hand” massage. The only prices listed are for an “Early Bird 1hr Special (Before 1PM)” for $US64 and a “Frequent Guest Package” to save $US71 on six one-hour Swedish massages with a prepaid card.

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesA Danger sign on the front door of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa.

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The police investigation into Orchids of Asia Day Spa and other massage parlors began in August, triggered by “numerous complaints” by concerned citizens and online reviews,¬†according to a Jupiter Police Department case file reviewed by INSIDER.

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesA view inside Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, on February 22, 2019.

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A one-star Yelp review for the spa from February 22, 2015, four years to the day before Kraft was charged, reads in part: “Highly disappointed I allowed you to give my friend and I a facial and massage . I recommended this place as well to a guy friend of mine whom was offered a table shower then happy ending ! … It’s pretty sad sitting around a table with Jupiter locals at a restaurant and a few were aware of this when I explained what happened.”

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After news broke of the scandal on Friday, people were seen milling about in front of the spa.

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesPeople in front of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa on February 22, 2019 in Jupiter, Florida.

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Some were taking selfies.

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesSomeone takes a photo in front of Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, on February 22, 2019.

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In a statement on Friday, Kraft “categorically” denied any illegal activity.

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