What better way to check out this winter season than a getaway to recharge the mind, body, and soul? Here are three exotic resorts sure to please any luxury traveler.
Fairmont Orchid Kona Hawaii
Hawaii is the perfect escape from Los Angeles with a robust array of options throughout its five islands. Between floating yoga each morning to AAA Four Diamond award-winning dining at Brown’s Beach House to sunrise canoe voyages, the Fairmont Orchid in Hawaii is the perfcet escape resort for any Angeleno. The resort features a Spa Without Walls—the ideal sanctuary to enjoy spa services either in a private oceanfront villa or at a secluded waterfall hut. The resort even has a sunset torch lighting ceremony to commemorate the success of the day and segue into a peaceful evening. The resort’s Luana Lounge provides the idayllic spot to enjoy live music nightly, delicious Mai Tais, and a space to showcase the art of their local artist in residence, Vicki Penney-Rohner.
Se Spa at Grand Velas
The newly opened Grand Velas Los Cabos offers every amenity a luxury traveler needs for the perfect relaxing getaway. The $150 million beachfront resort features 304 ocean view suites, five gourmet restaurants and a staff ratio of three to one. The Se Spa is a next level experience—sure to take all of life’s stresses away. From personal juice bars to innovative spa treatments, Se Spa at Grand Velas Los Cabos has something for everyone wanting some R & R. The spa features 16 treatment rooms sprawled through out two levels and 35,000 square feet. The spa menu offers more than twenty different treatments that fuse flavors, aromas and refreshing touches inspired by Mexican tradition. World-renowned spa guru Diana Mestre conceptualized the spa menu. The spa’s signature treatments utilize the blue agave plant native to Mexico and its healing benefits dating back to ancient Columbia. Guests who visit the spa for a treatment can enjoy a seven-step water journey, a eucalyptus-scented steam room, a polar pool, a sauna and a luxurious Jacuzzi. A spa valet provides personal attention to each attendee, insuring they leave pampered and with a smile from cheek to cheek.
BLANCSPA at Le Blanc
Between personal butler service, a nightly in-room aromatherapy menu and personal bath products by BVLGARI, Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos blends luxury with the perfect self-care sanctuary. The resorts BLANCSPA is the ideal spot for a leisurely day filled with relaxation and luxury. Spanning more than 29,000 square feet, BLANCSPA features a hydrotherapy area, hot and cold plunge pools, ice room, steam room, and a full menu of invigorating spa treatments. The menu includes a Pericue massage—a four-hand massage ritual inspired by the history of the ancient native of the area—the Pericue Tribe. Guests can also experience a Diamond Facial at BLANCSPA. The facial involves an anti-aging component that will revive and revitalize skin cells—leaving one’s soul and face feeling youthful. For the fitness fanatic, the spa includes a state of the art fitness center with personal trainers and a spinning studio. Additionally, guests can get beautified at the stunning beauty salon at BLANCSPA and head out for a night of gourmet cuisine and libations at the wide array of gourmet restaurants at Le Blanc Spa Resort.