Spa Etiquette: Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Spa Experience at Connoisseur Spas
A trip to a spa should be a relaxing, rejuvenating experience, but if you're unsure of spa etiquette, it can be anything but. This guide will teach you how to make reservations, how to tip, what to wear, and much more
But bear in mind, each spa is unique, and you should always call ahead if you're unsure of anything. Also remember there are no "rules" when you go to a spa. Instead use these suggestions as a rough guideline to get the most out of your spa experience. Visit our spa page here.
In the weeks to come we will look at Destination Spas, Medical Spas, and Resort Spas.
Connoisseur Spas offer extraordinary ambience, luxurious accommodations, high staff-to-guest ratio, exceptional spa services, outstanding cuisine, and industry awards/recognition.
For example, in Hawaii Fire & Ice is the theme at the Mauna Lani Spa and the treatments reflect and incorporate the geographic wonders of the Big Island. Examples include mud wraps using volcanic ash, hot stone therapies and thalassotherapy with seaweed wraps and baths. Dedicated to the cultural traditions of Hawaii, every aspect of Mauna Lani Spa has been designed in accordance with Hawaiian methods and healing practices. Indigenous plants and material are used both in the landscape and architecture, which reflect the look and feel of Old Hawaii.
The 15,000 square feet of outdoor treatment space at the Mauna Lani Spa contains nine thatched hales, lush tropical landscaping and a fragrance garden. A lava rock aromatherapy sauna provides a stark, moon-like context to the lush tranquility of the spa grounds. Inside, the spa has nine treatment rooms - including four wet rooms, one a deluxe suite for couples with steam bath and whirlpool - one massage room, one manicure and pedicure room and three facial rooms, a fitness area, men's and women's lockers/saunas/steam rooms, an aerobics room, reception area and gift shop await your satisfaction. Visit our spa page.