Spectacular beauty and white sand beaches might be the first things that come to your mind when you think of Hawaii, but the Aloha State also offers you with an exciting array of over-the-top spa resorts that recreate heaven within their enclosures. Spa enthusiasts can revel in the fact that Hawaii is home to some of the best spa resorts in the world and it is quite easy to plan the perfect Spa vacation and choose the ideal spa resort when planning a trip to Hawaii. OROGOLD examines the top Hawaiian spa resorts in this article.
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows
Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows is located on the Kohala Coast, an area that is famous for its enchanting lava fields. This exciting resort offers you with a volcanic piece of paradise where faux or real lava forms the walls of the outer showers, lines the sauna and encloses the exotic Watso pool. Mauna Lani is considered to be one of the most spiritual spas in the world. It offers its patrons with unique spa therapies and access to delightful outdoor areas that are full of breathtaking natural beauty, fragrant flowers and medicinal plants. One of the best spa treatments offered by the resort is the Fire and Ice Facial, a two-hour extravaganza which uses hot and cold stones to tantalize your senses. Furthermore, the Mauna Lani is also famous for having some of the most exclusive and luxurious accommodations in the islands.
Mandara Spa, Hilton Hawaiian Village
The Hilton Hawaiian Village occupies 22 acres of prime land on the Waikiki Beachfront. The property is surrounded by lush green palm trees, exotic wildlife, delightful waterfalls and enchanting botanical gardens. Made immortal in popular TV shows like Hawaii 5-O, the Hilton Hawaiian Village offers its visitors with 20 restaurants and lounges, 5 distinct towers that offer almost 1200 guest rooms and a choice of 90 shops and boutiques. However, its most famous feature is the Mandara Spa, one of the best spas in Hawaii. The Mandara Spa became famous for its unique treatments that combine Hawaiian elements to European and Asian therapies. Other features offered by the Hilton Hawaiian Village include six swimming pools, a saltwater lagoon, water slides, Jacuzzis, snorkeling, deep sea fishing and surfing.
Four Seasons Hualalai
The Four Seasons Hualalai is located on the Kohala Coast. Its fitness offerings are known to be better than most destination spas in the world. You can indulge yourself with three gyms, a 25m lap pool, 50 unique classes, a climbing wall and a basketball court. After your workouts, you can also enjoy consultations from exercise psysiologists, acupuncturists or physical therapists. Most spas offer you with a pampering down service. But what makes the Four Seasons Hualalai so different is that it offers a pampering down service along with a beautiful outdoor-indoor facility, authentic treatments and skilled therapists. One of the best treatments at the Four Seasons Hualalai is the Hawaiian Wahi ‘Iliahi Wrap. This cooling treatment uses lemongrass tea and sandalwood powder to work miracles on your skin.
The Travaasa Hana is located on the Road to Hana. This magnificent property occupies almost 69 acres of land on the eastern coast of Maui and it is completely surrounded by beautiful grass fields, palm trees and the enchanting shores of the Kaihalulu Bay. The Maui Spa at the Travaasa Hana takes its patrons on an experience that goes beyond the realms of indulgence and pampering. It uses an exciting blend of natural extracts, botanicals and skilled therapies to offer you with sensations that you’ve most probably never experienced before. Other facilities offered by the Travaasa Hana include outdoor yoga, coconut husking, horseback riding, lei making sessions, traditional fishing and paddle-boarding.
Grand Wailea Resort Hotel and Spa
The Grand Wailea Resort Hotel and Spa is nothing if not huge. It offers you with as many as 780 rooms and suites, 9 swimming pools, tons of marble, humongous Botero sculptures and the palatial Spa Grande. With more than $800 million spent in the construction the resort, you can expect all sorts of luxuries and amenities that you can possibly think of. The Spa Grande is a 50000 sq. ft. wonder that offers you with 40 unique treatment rooms. One of the most exciting features of the Spa Grande is the Terme Walilea, its humongous hydrotherapy session that consists of waterfall massages, a 35 foot Jacuzzi, steam and sauna, Swiss showers, Japanese furo baths and specialty baths that use Hawaiian botanicals, seaweed, Moor mud, mineral salts and tropical enzymes. You can enjoy an hour-long hydrotherapy session for free if you choose one of the treatments offered by the spa.