Who drew bath? The butler did it

KAPALUA -- The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua on Maui started offering "butler-drawn" baths, in which a tuxedo-clad hotel butler prepares a bath in the guest's room with all sorts of bath amenities.

The service costs $50 and is available from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The baths include music, towel warmers, chocolate truffles and other bath gear.

The Romance Bath has candles, milk-whey powder, lavender bath oil and rose petals in the water. It comes with a half-bottle of champagne.

The Kapalua Bath has oils and salts in the water, floating orchids and comes with a carafe of mai tais.

The Gentleman's Bath has sandalwood bath oil and a glass of cognac.

For more information, call the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua at (800) 262-8440.

The Web address is www.ritzcarlton.com.

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