For travelers looking to burn a few calories during their next Hawaii vacation, Travel Agent breaks down the latest health and wellness offerings, from yoga that includes horses to Hotel Wailea's first ever wellness retreat.
Here's what you need to know.
Hotel Wailea’s First Wellness Retreat
Hotel Wailea on Maui recently announced it will host its first ever wellness retreat, dubbed “Awaken.” In partnership with wellness provider Uplift Maui, the event is slated for May 13-18.
The five-day experience includes popular Hawaiian excursions that encourage guests to connect with nature, including turtle sail boat tours, snorkeling excursions and Haleakala volcano excursions. Healthy menus designed to restore balance and inner harmony will be available to participants.
Package price starts at $4,375 (inclusive of fees and taxes) and includes five-night luxury accommodations at Hotel Wailea on Maui.
Hawanawana Spa’s New Menu, Product Lines
The spa at Four Seasons Resort Lanai has added new product lines, along with a revamped spa menu that includes several new treatments.
New product lines include OSEA Malibu Skincare, KYPRIS Beauty, Soleil Toujours, Ola, Hawaiian Body Products, KNESKO Skin and KOS Paris.
Also, guests at Hawanawana Spa can enjoy complimentary enhancements on a variety of treatments, such as eye and lip treatments; hair and scalp treatments; and hand or foot scrubs.
A selection of treatments include the Lanai Tai Signature Scrub, a honey sugar scrub with fresh active pineapple. For athletic guests, the Sports Massage Series is focused on deep tissue massage therapy dedicated to target areas relating to such activities as golf, tennis and horseback riding.
Yoga With a Twist at the Four Seasons Resort Lanai
Four Seasons Resort Lanai is the latest hotel to add a little a wrinkle to its traditional yoga offerings. Guests can now head to the Lanai Ranch at Koele for "Zaniest Horse Yoga." Taking place at sunset, this unique form of yoga allows guests to interact with horses while they exercise.
New Outrigger Experience Package Includes Spa Credit
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort has introduced a new offering providing visitors with an immersive vacation experience that aims to appeal to the diverse array of interests and activities that Hawaii has to offer.
When booking the new “Outrigger Experience Package” at Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, guests receive a $200 resort credit to create and discover their own vacation experiences. From Hawaiian music and farm-to-beach food offerings, to wellness and waterfront activities, there’s an array of offerings.
The Outrigger Experience Package can be booked online year-round and is available for all room types based on a four-night minimum stay. Whether guests want to reserve a beachfront table at The Reef Bar & Market Grill for a romantic sunset dinner, enjoy an afternoon of poolside cocktails and appetizers at Kani Ka Pila Grille, go shopping at Outrigger Trading Company, unwind with a soothing spa treatment at La’akea Spa, sunbathe and play on Waikiki Beach with rentals through Aqualani Beach Services, or simply take advantage of hotel valet parking, those who purchase the “Outrigger Experience Package” can redeem their resort credit for a number of memorable Hawaiian activities.
Hyatt Continues Wellness Push, Acquires Exhale
Hyatt is continuing its big push into wellness travel with last summer's acquisition of Exhale, a spa brand with 25 locations in markets throughout Hawaii, the mainland United States and the Caribbean.
Some of Hyatt's notable Hawaiian resorts that cater to health and wellness include the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort, the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa and the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach
In announcing the acquisition last summer, Hyatt cited Exhale’s loyal guest following and dozens of branded programs. Hyatt said that Exhale locations and programming will be part of the World of Hyatt platform in the future, bringing new experiences for loyalty program members.