As a part of an oceanfront haven steeped in Hawaiian culture, the Auberge Spa at Mauna Lani Resort, nestled along the Kohala Coast, is a true farm-to-spa experience. By both rejuvenating the body and enriching the mind, the various treatments utilize local honey, herbs, oils, and flowers, supporting a model for a more sustainable Hawaii. The spa boasts five treatment rooms, including a couples’ room designed for partner services, along with the Goop Store, which features curated clothing, jewelry, and clean beauty options.
As part of the farm-to-spa experience, the Auberge Spa at Mauna Lani Resort utilizes natural healthy ingredients as part of their treatments. Local turmeric and honey as well as ancient Hawaiian sandalwood are often featured. Ingredients are sourced directly from local farms, which not only provides the best skincare possible but helps promote sustainable agriculture on the island. Therefore, when visiting the spa, you aren’t just doing something great for your body, you are helping the island remain viable and beautiful as well.
There are three main treatment categories at the spa at Mauna Lani, they are massage, body treatments, and facials. Massages include a variety of options, including a fragrant or Aala Massage, which is a full-body therapeutic treatment using aromatherapy oil. Each Aala massage booking includes a gift you can take home with you and remember your experience. Fragrance options include island vanilla bean or Kona coffee, Hawaiian ginger, pikake, and turmeric, or Hawaiian moringa, aloe, nettle, mint, and matcha.
The Aala massage
Available in 50 or 80-minute sessions.
The Cabana Massage
Another notable service that is much beloved. You are encouraged to book this service in advance to ensure availability. This massage evokes utter relaxation that could not be more luxurious. The experience is set in your own spa cabana, which is located alongside Mauna Lani’s adult pool. During your massage, you will feel the breezy trade winds sweep over your sun-kissed skin. The nearby tranquil fishponds will only add to an overall feeling of wellbeing and complete relaxation. Choose from either 50 or 80-minute sessions.
The body treatment available at the spa is the Mauna Lani Signature Body Scrub. This treatment effectively restores your skin and replenishes your energy through a full-body exfoliation using the Honua SkinCare scrub with vitamins A, C and E. This scrub sloughs away dead, dull skin, leaving your skin glowing and smooth post-treatment. The body scrub lasts 50 glorious minutes.
The Auberge Spa at Mauna Lani Resort also offers three choices in facials.
The Goop Glow Facial
A signature treatment designed to moisturize and detoxify the skin, supercharging it with nutrients. The spa’s own Goop Skincare line is utilized every step of the way. The end result is noticeably healthier-looking, glowing skin.
The Laau Facial
Another option at the spa, this facial utilizes Hawaiian healing botanicals through the ancient art of Laau Lapaau. This treatment ends with a saltwater cleaning, hula-style flowing massage, and exfoliation. The last step is applying Honua’s Youth Serum to create refreshed-looking skin, all in a 50-minute session.
The Honua Facial
The final facial option at the spa. It features Honau Hawaiian grown ingredients to nourish, hydrate, and calm the skin. Organic papaya and hibiscus gently exfoliate the skin throughout this lomi facial massage. The session length for this option is 80 minutes.
Before leaving the spa, visit the Goop Store, the only such store in all of Hawaii. This store, which you may recognize as being the modern lifestyle brand of Gwyneth Paltrow, offers wellness and clean beauty products, as well as beach essentials, athletic wear, and resort fashion. You can even schedule a private shopping appointment to view the curated clothing and jewelry as well as the beauty options.
-You are encouraged to arrive between 15 and 20 minutes prior to your scheduled treatment time to unwind and relax.
-Booking a treatment online or over the phone is advisable.
-You can turn any 50 or 80-minute massage session into a couples massage.