The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua on Maui recently debuted its new spa, a 17,500-square-foot facility that draws its inspiration from Hawaiian healing waters. The Ritz-Carlton Spa Kapalua is wowing guests with its 15 treatment rooms, half of which are open to private outdoor shower gardens. All treatment rooms feature iPod docking stations with pre-programmed music selections and robe warmers.
The spa boasts two outdoor couples’ hale (cabanas); men’s and women’s relaxation areas resembling lava stone grottos; steam rooms; saunas; whirlpools; and the only co-ed indoor/outdoor relaxation area in Hawaii with a whirlpool overlooking a taro patch garden.
Before entering the relaxation lounges, guests walk through a compressed space representative of a canyon, designed to encourage them to leave behind any stress from the outside world.
At the spa, clients can try a range of Hawaiian-based spa treatments incorporating natural ingredients. Spa director Lucia Rodriguez said the counter-less check-in process makes the entire spa experience seamless and relaxing, from the start of the journey to the completion.
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua