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TBT: On the Road to Summer Vacations

by Nancy Kirk | July 23, 2015

As most of us yearn for paradise in the midst of vacation season, we’re living vicariously through these heavenly salons in desirable destinations that we’ve visited while On the Road over the years. We've rounded up our top three picks we'd want to revist for some R&R. 

1. The Health Club at The Westin Maui

Lee said the service and the view were fantastic and that her nail technician was delightful to talk to.

Lee said the service and the view were fantastic and that her nail technician was delightful to talk to.

While on a 30th birthday vacation with her best friend in 2004, our former editor Hannah Lee got a poolside pedicure in Hawaii. 

2. Glen Ivy hot springs in Corona, Calif.

The view from the nail salon

The view from the nail salon

Beth Livesay visited this all-natural salon last year, where the highly trained nail technicians begin services with aromatherapy for relaxation and use products like bamboo trays filled with invigorating scrubs and masks. 

SpaRitual’s bamboo containers house scrubs and masks

SpaRitual’s bamboo containers house scrubs and masks

3. Maya Spa in Mexico

Lee said she walked up from the beach and someone was available to give her a pedicure — a simple soak and scrub followed by a wonderful leg massage

Lee said she walked up from the beach and someone was available to give her a pedicure — a simple soak and scrub followed by a wonderful leg massage

In 2012, Hannah Lee booked a pedicure at Maya Spa, which is two hours south of Cancun and sits on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean. If she ever has the opportunity to come back, she said she would book her appointment ahead of time and add on a traditional Mayan Clay service.

Being that her pedicure was performed in the sand, she opted for a natural buff instead of the hassle of polish

Being that her pedicure was performed in the sand, she opted for a natural buff instead of the hassle of polish

Have you ever been to a salon in a desirable destination that you'd like to revisit? Let us know in the comments below! 

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