Hawaii has some of the world's best spas, with the year-round balmy weather, lavish facilities, and plenty of opportunities for an outdoor massage. Each island has its own distinct personality, and what you're looking for will determine where you'll go. This list of Hawaii spas, with a description by island, should help you find the experience you're looking for.
It includes hotel and resort spas, where you can sample as little or as much of the spa experience as you want. Many resort spas welcome clients on a day spa basis.
Hawaii spas are particularly known for an indigenous treatment called lomi-lomi, which has deep roots in Hawaiian culture. If you're only going to try one treatment, this should be it.
Best Spas In Oahu, Hawaii Oahu's spas tend to be concentrated on the crowded beach of Waikiki, in Honolulu.
SpaHalekulani, Halekulani, Honolulu
Spa Suites at Kahala Mandarin Oriental, Honolulu
Na Ho'ola Spa Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa, Honolulu. This two-story, 10,000 square foot spa has 16 treatment rooms and a relaxation area with ocean views. 808-923-1234
Best Spas In Big Island
Hualalai Sports Club and Spa, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Ka’upulehu-Kona, Kailua-Kona. 808-325-8000. Mauna Lani Spa, Mauna Lani Resort at Kalahuipuaa Kohala Coast, 808-881-7922. Spa Without Walls The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, Kohala Coast. 808-885-2000