After swimming, surfing, snorkeling, and sailing the day away in Waikiki, not to mention hiking up Diamond Head Crater, reward your sore muscles with
much needed soothing and comfort in these full service spas. Here are our top picks for indulging, renewing and rejuvenating your body and mind
The SpaHalekulani pampers you with their
legendary service, all natural ingredients like coconut and hibiscus and Polynesian inspired treatments like the Samoan nonu massage.
At the Hilton Hawaiian Village's Mandara Spa grab your special someone and indulge in a couples massage. Lastly at the Hyatt Regency be enveloped
in luxury at the Na Ho'ola Spa and experience why Travel and Leisure named them one of the best spas in the world!
Gray's Beach, which fronts Halekulani, was known
to early Hawaiians for its healing waters or Kawehewehe.
The healing tradition of this beach continues today
with SpaHalekulani, the first spa to fully explore
the cultures of the Pacific Islands, including Samoa,
Tonga and Tahiti.
The spaês authentic treatments, which use only fresh island ingredients, such as coconut, orchid, hibiscus, seaweed and papaya.
All of the spaês massages, body treatments and facials begin with a ritual foot pounding, with puili sticks (bamboo shafts used in hula dances)
an exotic way to treat neglected
feet. Afterward guests can indulge in Ton Ton Amma, a Japanese massage performed with rubber-headed
mallets and named for the sound these make on your back, or the Polynesian Nonu massage, which
kneads out knots using hot rocks applied with a deep, fluid motion. In addition to traditional Swedish and shiatsu massages,
Samoan-inspired nonu and Hawaiian lomi lomi,
hapai and pohaku massages are offered. Therapists will even customize a massage based on your needs and preferences. Facials
are individually crafted for specific skin types, and the body scrubs and wraps come complete with a steam shower and a mini massage.
In keeping with Halekulani's tradition
of serene accommodations and trademark hospitality,
SpaHalekulani provides guests with a unique, all-enveloping
spa experience. The goal is to create a new, positive
sense of well-being on the outside that also permeates
within. The end result is a respite that is cultural,
emotional and spiritual, and it is accomplished
only through the entire staff's commitment to the
tradition of hospitality and timeless grace that
A full menu of massages, body and
facial therapies, and hair and nail care services
are also available to guests. The spa features seven relaxation
suites, including two tandem suites for couples,
one of which can be transformed into a bridal room.
Plus, there are steam showers, therapy beds, personal
lockers, private restroom facilities and an outdoor
SpaHalekulani was recently honored
with the coveted Mobil Four-Star rating, the highest
bestowed in the Mobil Travel Guide, "America's Best
Hotel & Resort Spas."
Hilton Hawaiian Village Mandara Spa
Mandara Spa, boasts the largest spa in Waikiki,
provides one of Hawaii's most beautiful and complete spas.
Upon entering the Spa, you'll be transported into a world of relaxation and rejuvenation with a host of
spa treatments that incorporate Hawaiian, Asian, Western, European and Polynesian beauty and relaxation concepts.
Mandara Spa offers exquisite Balinese-style service, as well as Asian spices and oils for masques, scrubs, wraps and other treatments.
You will also be able to experience massage styles ranging from Swedish to Hawaiian lomi lomi as well as Mandara's trademark Mandara Massage
that features two therapists working in unison for the ultimate pampering experience.
For honeymooners or couples on a romantic escape to the islands, Mandara Spa also features lanai and spa suites for duet massages, body wraps, and other
treatments couples may undergo simultaneously.
Mandara Spa also features a state-of-the-art Cardiovascular Fitness Center open to all guests for a nominal fee. After your workout, enjoy your
cooldown in the relaxation area adjacent to the locker rooms.
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Na Ho'ola Spa
This Waikiki spa features 10,000 square feet of pure luxury with amazing views of Waikiki Beach.
It's no wonder Travel & Leisure Magazine
named Na Ho'ola Spa one of the top 10 spas in Hawaii and one of the top 100 spas in the world! The spa offers a variety of treatments for the face and body,
many of them utilizing Japanese or Hawaiian methods. About two dozen luxuriant treatments
and services are offered, ranging from a relaxing poolside massage to a seaweed body wrap. Choose from a variety of
massage, skin, body or beauty treatments - then relax in our exquisite facilities including 19 treatment rooms. From the relaxation room to the couples suite, the
facilities are fully equipped with all the latest spa amenities and provide a comfortable atmosphere for your treatment of choice.
After a couple of days of sun and surf, you'll be ready to spend time being pampered by the Kalo Package, a
nearly five-hour process that includes a jet bath, a body wrap, a 50-minute massage and a deluxe facial. Women can end things with makeup application.
A day pass costs $10 for non-hotel guests