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Heavenly Spa at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa - Review

A Little Piece of Maui Heaven

The main lobby at the Heavenly Spa by Westin, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa
The lobby at the Heavenly Spa by Westin, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

When you’re on a Maui vacation, it’s easy to get caught up in the numerous activities available, especially in the Ka'anapali Beach area. And at a popular, fun-filled resort like The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, where numerous families and young couples often fill the lobby, halls, restaurants, beach, and poolside venues, sometimes you want a quiet, soothing spot to get away. Luckily, guests at the Westin Maui have the perfect retreat: the resort’s Heavenly Spa, tucked away on the second floor, feels worlds away from the crowds.

The Couples' Suite at the Heavenly Spa by Westin, The Westin Maui Resort & Spa A woman relaxes in the spa's ocean view lounge
The spa's couples suite
The spa's oceanview lounge

With commanding views of beautiful Ka'anapali Beach, the Heavenly Spa offers luxurious pampering sessions that touch all of the senses. Signature Heavenly Spa treatments include the Rollerssage, where specially-shaped semi-precious stones are used for a stimulating and healing massage, and the Pevonia Heavenly Facial, an aromatherapy facial treatment that is customized for each guest's needs. But what makes The Westin Maui's spa unique is the use of local ingredients and products in many of its treatments.

Locally-grown lavender from upcountry Maui serves as the spa’s main inspiration and trademark. With a soothing, relaxing scent, lavender is the featured ingredient for several unique treatments. The Island Lavender Body Butter Treatment involves a sugar scrub consisting of Maui lavender and passion fruit, followed by a rich moisturizer containing a warm blend of cocoa butter, shea butter, coconut, and mango. The Sunburn Relief Massage features cool marble stones, and a special lavender/aloe blend to comfort and heal the skin. Even the popular Heavenly Body Wrap, which involves a full-body exfoliation with a papaya/pineapple salt scrub, a deeply moisturizing treatment with a de-aging balm plus a body wrap, includes a gentle scalp massage with lavender oil. You will also find lavender biscotti and a tasty lavender-infused lemonade in the oceanview relaxation lounge.

The 15,000-square-foot spa offers a total of 16 treatment rooms, including two couples massage suites, both with a whirlpool bath and a romantic ambience. There are separate men’s and women’s locker rooms that offer a steam room, sauna, and whirlpool bath for use before or after your treatment. Nearby, a full-service salon offers hair and makeup services, and even cabana-like mani/pedicure stations. Finally, for a truly tropical experience, an outdoor cabana is available for singles or couples massages—try the signature full-body Heavenly Massage here, where you can pick one of three specialty oil blends for your treatment: Ikaika for vitality; Maile for serenity; and Kamahele for jet lag. The sounds of the waterfall and the island breeze rustling through the lush tropical trees nearby will truly remind you that you really got away from it all.

by Corinne L. Domingo

Heavenly Spa by Westin
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa
2365 Ka’anapali Pkwy.
Lahaina, HI 96761
866-500-8313
808-667-2525
www.westinmaui.com


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