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Though it's the Aloha State's fourth largest island, much of Kauai is lush (and beautiful) landscape — and what better way to relax than unwinding at a spa in paradise without having to battle the crowds to get there. Make your way to The St. Regis Princeville Resort, where you'll find Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Halele'a Spa. The name means "house of joy" and that's exactly what it is. After spending a long day surfing on Kauai's North Shore, not much beats a massage at Halele'a Spa. And if you're a guest of the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel, you can indulge in pool and ocean-side treatments.
While Halele'a Spa is the only Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star spa on Kauai, there are a couple of other spots that are great. Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa is home to Anara Spa, which was recently expanded to 45,000 square feet. The island's largest spa offers upward of 40 treatments, and you'll slip into relaxation in beautiful open-air (yet completely private) huts. Another lovely Kauai spa is The Spa at Koa Kea Hotel and Resort, an intimate oasis with just five treatment rooms with a focus on natural and indigenous ingredients (think seaweed and pineapple).