I have heard many people say that the spa at the Grand Wailea is one of the best in the whole world. I have also heard from lady friends that the Divalicious Spacilious Event was sooo much fun. Although I believe them, I never really knew how much fun it really was until my daughter and I went to it last night. I am telling you …. It was SO MUCH FUN. If you have not done it before, I suggest you do. Whether you go with your friends, or your daughters, I am sure you will have an enjoyable, relaxing and fun night.
There is so much to tell about our experience last night. I would just have to pick some of the highlights of the evening. But before I continue talking story about our night out, let me share first what this “Divas Night Out” is. For those who don’t know what I am talking about, it is a program in the Grand Wailea that started in January 2011. Because it was a big hit to the Maui residents and visitors, Grand Wailea decided to make it a regularly scheduled event, happening on the last Friday of every month. Details of this program can be found HERE.
Back to our story, Hapa Girl and I’s first stop was the Botero Bar. Since Hapa Girl is just 12, we didn’t actually sit on the “bar”, but on the seating in lounge next to the “mermaid” at the grand. It was a perfect seat for the two of us. The SkinnyTini drink I had, Creamsicle, was delightful. It was actually very hard to choose a drink because all of the SkinnyTinni drinks sound so good. I should have tried all. My daughter had a milkshake. The quesadilla we had … oh it’s sooo delicious! No wonder the first part of the event is called “divalicious”! My mouth is watering now as I type thinking about those quesadillas. And the entertainment? Alika was jammin’ and ladies were dancin’! Great entertainment for the night – a combination of soothing slow music and rockin’ dancing jam sessions – a perfect party mix.
At 7:50 o’clock, we left the Botero Bar and headed to the Spa. When we arrived there, the spa lobby was already filled with lots of women – women of all ages! The Spalicous costs $60 to get in and $30 for girls age 6 to 12. In my opinion, this is a great “Mother’s Day” gift. Mother’s Day is coming, and if you are thinking of a gift to give to your moms and lady friends here on Maui, I highly recommend buying them a spot for this Spalicious Event. You may call 808-875-1234 ext. 4949 to reserve.
Most seats were already taken and they are ready for the fashion show that’s part of this whole spalicious event. The fashion show was nice, but what made it better was the enthusiastic, cheerful crowd watching it. I felt so much excitement in the air, it was invigorating. I guess we are all there to enjoy the night.
After the fashion show, we were assigned our lockers and weeeee spalicious galore begins!
So did we dip ourselves in sticky hot chocolates? Not quite. It wasn’t the sticky chocolate frosting kind, but better. They had warm pool flavored with different chocolate concoction. It was so heavenly to dip in. My daughter and I’s favorite is the “White Chocolate” pool. We probably stayed there longer than any other pools in the spa.
There were so many spa treatments to choose. There is variety of pools, tubs, showers, steam and sauna to enjoy. Even though there were a lot of ladies, it still did not feel crowded at all.
I see this post is already long and I have not even talked in detail about the spa. Did I mention that there are a lot of chocolates to indulge in there too? You’ll see some of them on the video slideshow I prepared. My favorite was the white chocolate ball. Yes, I am a white chocolate fan. In fact, I really enjoyed rubbing myself with a white chocolate cream while inside steam sauna. Oh it was quite an experience being with a bunch of ladies inside a steamy hot room, and all of us covered with white chocolate! Imagine that 🙂
Another treatment I enjoyed is the coconut chocolate rub. We sat on this stool and rub ourselves with exfoliating mixture. It was totally relaxing and at the same time it made our skin smooth and soft. I also liked the strong shower that massaged my shoulder. There’s a term for that shower and I can’t remember it right now. I just asked my daughter what were the features she enjoyed and she mentioned the same ones I talked about especially the steam bath with while chocolate. That night was a precious “mother-daughter” time. Nice to be relaxing and chatting with my daughter there.
So I think you get the idea of what a pleasure it was to do this “diva night” at the Grand Wailea. I can go on and on talking about this, but I think I would stop here. You ought to try it. If you are thinking of going to the next Diva Night and have some questions, let me know by writing your question in the comment section of this blog, and I will make sure I give you an answer.
And now, for the fun video, a great mother and daughter night!