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Four Spas Worth Visiting

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Hawaii

Spa

Ahu Pohaku Hoomawluhia Hawi, Big Island; 808/889-6336; hawaii-island-retreat.com; treatments from $100

The Scene

Remote retreat on the North Kohala Coast fusing Polynesian healing traditions with a green ethos.

Top service

Lomilomi massage with a practitioner trained at the best school for the technique.

Bring it Back

Essential oils custom-blended from tropical plants, by Warren Botanicals.

Las Vegas

Spa

Drift Spa & Hammam Palms Place; 866/942-7773; palmsplace.com; treatments from $85

The Scene

Sin City gets its first hammam with this 5,000-square-foot bi-level space in Palms Place.

Top Service

Cherry Blossom body treatment, which uses moisturizing liquid silk and exfoliating rice bran.

Bring it Back

The signature body lotion, scented with cardamom, orange, vetiver, and coffee.

Dominican Republic

Spa

Cygalle Healing Spa Casa de Campo; 809/523-8529; casadecampo.com.do; treatments from $85

The Scene

From beauty guru Cygalle Dias, whose mobile spas tend to celebrities during New York and London Fashion Weeks.

Top Service

CHS Nourishing Facial, including a pistachio-mint energizing mask to balance dry skin.

Bring it Back

Small-batch “gourmet skin care” made from edible ingredients (cucumber, sea salt, honey), in the on-site apothecary.

Scotland

Spa

The Spa at Gleneagles Gleneagles, Auchterarder; 866/881-9525; gleneagles.com; treatments from $117

The Scene

Malmaison hotels designer Amanda Rosa and Espa creator Sue Harmsworth bring an Asian aesthetic to this classic resort.

Top Service

Clay-ginger Immune-Booster Wrap, which incorporates tea-tree and lavender oils.

Bring it Back

Anything from Espa’s all-natural face- and body-care lines.

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