What vacation is complete without a spa day? After the long flight to Hawaii, and the sore muscles from hiking, swimming and adventuring, the spa is a destination you’re going to want to have on the itinerary.
Luckily, you don’t have to travel far from The Penthouse Maui to experience some of the best spas in Hawaii. Read on for our top spa destinations in south Maui.
Spa Grande at The Grand Wailea
The Spa Grande is a destination in itself. With 50,000 square-feet of space and 40 treatment rooms, it’s the largest spa in Hawaii. Before your treatment, the Spa Grande invites guests to indulge in the massive, ornate lounge, which features a Hydrotherapy Circuit including massaging waterfalls, a Japanese furo, five specialty aromatherapy baths, hot tub, cold plunge, sauna and steam room. Try the signature Ho’omalie treatment, which is inspired by native Hawaiian traditions, and blends rhythmic lomilomi and pohaku (warm stone) massage to induce deep relaxation and release tension. The treatment a purifying volcanic pumice foot scrub and hydrating coconut scalp massage, and nourishes the skin with an infusion of cocoa butter, vitamin e, turmeric, and island essences.
‘Awili Spa at Andaz Wailea
‘Awili Spa and Salon features a unique apothecary-style spin on the traditional Japanese spa experienced. Trained consultants can handcraft custom products for treatments, personalized to the unique needs of each guest. In addition to treatments like facials, massages, wraps and exfoliations, visitors to the spa can enjoy access to a sauna, steam room, plunge pool, relaxation room and the hotel’s adults-only tranquility pool. The pool access is a rarity on Maui, so bring a book and relax after your treatment while enjoying the ocean views from the pool area.
Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Kea Lani
The Willow Stream Spa is a luxury Wailea day spa located at the Fairmont Kea Lani Resort. Offering a full menu of locally inspired experiences, combined with the latest in spa technology, Willow Stream Spa aims to uplift your spirit and restore your well-being. Signature experiences include the Nalu (Wave) Suite, with a state-of-the-art wave massage table, the Wailele (Waterfall) Suite offering Vichy Shower treatments with infrared technology, full sensory experience showers inspired by Maui rain, steam and sauna, and a soothing palolo (mud) bar.
In the spirit of creativity and with a nod to cultural blending, Olavine Spa is a fusion of the Hawaiian word “ola,” meaning life and health, and the English word “Olivine,” the name of a beautiful lava mineral said to have properties of calmness, peacefulness, and joy. Unlike most resort spas, Olavine’s boutique day spa offers treatments customized to the client’s specific needs, with a focus on healing and pain management. Try the Maui Wowie massage, which is their signature massage upgraded with natural Hawaiian CBD oil, for the ultimate healing experience. Massage enhancements like a foot scrub, scalp and hair treatment, aromatherapy oils, dry brushing, and hand/foot collagen treatment can be added to massages and facials for only $15.
Located in the heart of South Kihei, The Penthouse Maui is a luxury oceanfront penthouse ideal for discerning travelers seeking the utmost in relaxation and privacy. The sprawling 2,824 square-foot penthouse is spectacular with upscale amenities and stylish accommodations. Ideally situated in one of the most sought-after beaches in Maui, it is in close proximity to a variety of coveted island experiences, restaurants and shops. For reservations and inquiries, visit thepenthousemaui.com or call (808) 283-8265.
*Photos Courtesy of LightSea Images