Hawaii briefs: Wyland Waikiki's day spa to offer water massage treatments

The Wyland Waikiki in Honolulu will unveil its full-service day spa, Spa Pure, in November. Prices will start at $95 per hour for in-room or poolside treatments, including massages such as shiatsu, lomi lomi and the signature Ocean Massage.


The Ocean Massage, designed to restore balance and comfort to shoulders, lower back and feet, involves therapeutic stretching and shiatsu pressure applied in water by a certified therapist. Spa Pure is the only Honolulu spa to offer the hydrotherapy treatment as well as Ganban Yoku stone treatment tables from Japan.

The Wyland Waikiki is offering a Room and Spa package from $269 per night that includes a space-available, complimentary room upgrade; an Ocean Massage treatment for two; and a bottle of Ocean Essence Lotion Mist. Prices are valid Nov. 1 to Dec. 21. A three-night minimum stay is required.

To book Spa Pure, call (808) 924-3200. For more on the Wyland Waikiki, call (866) 346-4679 or visit www.wylandwaikiki.com.

Luxury in Lahaina

Outrigger Hotels and Resorts completed a $30 million redevelopment of the Outrigger Aina Nalu condo-resort just outside of Lahaina, Maui. Formerly the Ohana Maui Islander, the nine-acre property now has 188 luxury one- and two-bedroom condos.

Guest units in the two-story resort feature high-speed Internet access, flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and kitchens with stainless steel appliances and granite counters. Resort grounds include a new "tension-edge" pool and a whirlpool surrounded by four thatched cabanas with barbecues.

Rates start at $225 for one-bedroom condos and $275 for two bedrooms. For more information, call (800) 687-1444 or visit www.outriggercondos.com.

Renovation rates

The Ohana Waikiki Islander in Honolulu extended its $99 Renovation Special through March 31.

The rate refers to ongoing renovations at Outrigger's adjacent Waikiki Beach Walk hotel, retail, dining and entertainment complex. Ohana guests also enjoy free phone calls to the U.S. and Canada, free Internet access, free in-room coffee and tea and free daily newspaper.

The $99 rate is based on availability, per room, per night, for single or double occupancy and does not include tax. Call (800) 462-6262 or visit www.ohanahotels.com.

Luxury Retreats adds Big Island

Luxury Retreats, a provider of villa rentals, has added the Big Island to its roster of Hawaii destinations. It already offered Oahu, Maui and Lanai.

Luxury Retreats' Big Island villa rentals range in size from two to seven bedrooms and in price from a few hundred to several thousands dollars per night.

Regardless of the property booked, every guest gets complimentary concierge services, such as stocking the villa's refrigerator before arrival, car rental arrangements and planned activities like day sails or on-site yoga sessions.

Visit www.luxuryretreats.com for a list of villas offered on the Big Island.

Allan Seiden is Travel Weekly's Hawaii editor. E-mail him at [email protected].

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