Alexander Day Spa & Salon

Heaven on Earth is Found at Alexander Day Spa and Salon
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

While visiting Hawaii is a relaxing proposition all on its own, the experience can be made that much more rewarding when you book a massage, facial, body treatment, hair service, or another service at Alexander Day Spa and Salon. Enjoy a massage right on the beach, or opt for a spa package that includes several services that will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. 

- The Local Expert Team

At Alexander Day Spa and Salon of Kauai, you can enjoy a variety of services all designed to create a relaxing and healing experience. With options such as spa massages, beach massages, body treatments, facials, as well as hair and nail services, there are so many choices to explore that you could come back every day of your vacation and try something a bit different. Situated near the airport at the breathtaking Kauai Marriott Resort, Alexander Day Spa and Salon is conveniently located for easy access to their relaxing services. 

In addition to specialized massage and facial services, Alexander Day Spa and Salon also offers bridal hair and make-up if you plan on your big day on the island. Guests’ favorites of course include the beach cabana or spa massages, with specialties like Swedish, Lomi Lomi, hot rocks, and more options being mentioned as being simply fabulous. 

Nearby, the salon is situated in the garden setting of the Kauai Marriott Resort. However, you can access both the spa and salon services even if you aren’t a hotel guest. Alexander Day Spa and Salon is named after owner Alexander who owned Alexander Salon on Sunset Blvd. in Beverly Hills and was a respected makeup artist and hairstylist before opening this location in 1996. His over a 25-year career in the industry has given him a great knowledge of how to create the most relaxing and rejuvenating atmosphere while offering the most beneficial services. 

The massage services are understandably some of the most desirable services offered at Alexanders. You can opt for an individual massage or a couples massage either in the spa itself or on the beach in the cabana. Specialty massages, which you can access at the spa include the Aroma Massage, which is a sensory journey featuring a combination of essential oils, combined with lymphatic strokes that are energy balancing and designed to cleanse and relax the body. This is available in either 50 or 80-minute spa sessions. 

Another favorite option to try is the Puholo Steambath. This begins with a 10-minute steam session that is designed to open the pores and detox the body. This is followed up with a scrub of either salt or pineapple papaya, which is designed to draw out impurities. It is finished off with a massage, the style of which is the guest’s choice. This is especially popular for couples to enjoy together. The entire session is 80 minutes. 

The Alexander Day Spa and Salon feature a variety of salon packages, which combine several services and are an ideal way to immerse yourself in the experience. You can opt for the Head to Toe Glow, which includes a custom facial and a pedicure in a jacuzzi bath. The Alexander Package is another popular option. This package includes a spa or beach massage lasting 50 minutes, and a custom facial lasting 50 minutes, followed by a manicure and spa pedicure. The entire experience will last around 3 ½ hours. 

At the salon, you can enjoy hair care services including cuts, styling, and color, as well as waxing and nail services. You can also enjoy a shampoo and blow dry or braiding service if you want your hair styled but not necessarily a brand new look. Bridal services are also available for your big day including hairstyle and makeup application as well as other specialized service packages. 

Facials are another immensely popular service at Alexanders. The Custom Facial is ideal if you aren’t sure what type of service you need as this allows the esthetician to evaluate your skin and suggest a personalized service. Another option is the Green Tea and Seaweed Soothing Facial, which is a calming treatment and is appropriate for even the most sensitive skin.

Insider Tips:
-An 18% gratuity along with tax will be added to all spa services. 
-All beach cabana massages are available only weather permitting. Guests are asked to wear swimsuits for these massages. 
-Arrive at least 10 minutes before your scheduled session to avoid having your session cut short.