New treatments include Quest for Wholeness, a signature spa experience tailored by the guest to include a selection of customised hand, foot, back, head and scalp therapies to enhance a traditional Lomilomi massage
or Hulali, a locally sourced superfood crystal healing facial.
The Hawaiian lomilomi massage
is a featured treatment at the spa at the Bodrum Edition in Turkey.
Our escort mentioned that the Lomilomi massage
a type of massage wherein the therapist uses the palms, forearms, fingers, knuckles, elbows, knees and feet in applying pressure in a rhythmic motion"is an experience." Unfortunately, the therapist who does the massage was not available during our stay.
On tap: slack-key guitar by Paul Prince, an lomilomi massage
station by Talicia Brown, Whirled Pies pizza and Hawaiian food by Everyday Kine Grindz, and a sale of traditional crafts, such as carved gourds and lauhala bean plant fiber weavings.
Instead, fork over the cash for a lomilomi massage
and gourmet seafood dinner, and make your own poolside Mai Tai at a rental condo.
Steamed, smooth lava rocks coated with kukui nut oil are incorporated into a lomilomi massage
. Kukui nut oil is one of nature's best moisturizers.
Enjoy a Hawaiian lomilomi massage
, and then cleanse in outdoor lava-rock showers.
It is also the place to experience your first lomilomi massage
by a gifted therapist, receive the gift of herbal healing or an understanding of balance.
It also includes outdoor and Hawaiian cultural activities, such as viewing the lava flow on the Big Island, swimming with dolphins and lomilomi massage
. These retreats start at $2,500, and do not include airfare.
The small but tasteful Spa at Bernardus Lodge (see "Lodging"; 659-3131) offers facials, hairstyling, pedicures, and exotic treats like Hawaiian lomilomi massage
(imagine a massage with a hula rhythm).
One weekend at the Ihilani Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, as I lay blissfully enjoying a lomilomi massage
, I thought I had crossed over to the other side.
Included are a Hiuwai ceremony, a treatment that consists of bathing the hands and feet in an umeke (calabash bowl) filled with paakai (Hawaiian sea salt), and a one-hour, full-body lomilomi massage
, all performed in the guestOs suite.