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If lounging by the pool with a frozen drink in hand just isn't cutting it for you in terms of leisure, there are plenty of fantastic spas in Hawaii that up the ante. For the ultimate in relaxation, book a treatment at The Spa at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. The Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star spa sits within the beautiful Five-Star resort, and is the epitome of the image you'd conjure up if you thought of "luxury in Hawaii." But there's a catch; in order to wash away your worries at this Kona spa, you'll have to book a room at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai. Of course, there are worse things in the world than splitting your time among snorkeling in the man-made saltwater pond, playing a round of golf on the Jack Nicklaus Signature course, lounging by the pool and relaxing in the spa.
If you aren't staying at the island's only Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star resort, another spa that will ease you into bliss is Mauna Lani Spa & Salon at The Mauna Lani Bay Hotels and Bungalows. You'll enjoy traditional Hawaiian therapies in a setting that resembles a traditional Hawaiian village. Another great spa can be found at The Fairmont Orchid; The Spa Without Walls indulges guests in the tropical climate with waterfall and ocean-side huts, as well as treatment rooms inside.