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Surf’s Up! The New Wave of Wellness

“Let’s go surfin’ now, everybody’s learning how, come on a safari with me.” – The Beach Boys, 1962 It’s hardly breaking news that surf culture has been established as the apex of cool. The worship of surfing “style” took off in the ‘60s when the Beach Boys harmonized about a world where “everybody’d be surfin’ []


Spa & Romance in Maui: Part 2

Couples who’ve been can attest – Maui simply inspires romance, beckoning destination weddings, honeymoons and twosome escapes. My own romantic Maui adventure ensued across two of the island’s popular tourist regions: Wailea and West Maui.

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Romance & Spa in Maui: Part I

An intoxicating sweetness fills the air in Maui, a place long regarded as one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Join SpaFinder’s editor on Part I of her dreamy adventure in a magical setting to four resorts (and their fabulous spas), the first of which are two SpaFinder Readers’ Choice favorites – the legendary Grand Wailea Resort & Spa and the newer Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort Villas.


Sweet Spa Treats for Valentine’s Day

If you’re like us, and spa-ing is your one true love, then celebrate this upcoming Valentine’s Day with a visit to one of your fave spa retreats. If you have a special someone, schedule a sumptuous, side-by-side couple’s massage, a hydrotherapy soak in a dual tub, or a private spa meal for two. If you’re []

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Spa-light on Lomi Lomi, Authentic Hawaiian Massage

My spa day commenced with an Epsom salt foot soak and a glass of organic tea in the Kipahulu Relaxation Room. This area is also known as “Maui Under the Stars” because the ceiling looks like a nighttime sky lit by constellations (fiber optic twinkling lights). The initial salt soak helped me relax, from toe to head, as native Hawaiian music played in the background.

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Getaway Spas Get Into the Spirit of Spafinder’s Deal Days

Get set to get away from the stress of everyday life and be pampered—select getaway spa resorts across the country are catering to the spa-going crowd with SpaFinder’s Deal Days promotion, March 8-14. From the Cornelia Signature Essence Facial at Eauspa by Cornelia at The Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach to the Essentials Massage at Spa Mirbeau at Mirbeau Inn & Spa, guests have a selection of 50-minute spa services—for just $50!—at these luxury properties.