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Grand Wailea Resort Hotel & Spa, Maui

Preloaded iPods are on hand for kid-friendly sessions such as the Tropical facial, the Chocolate Coconut scrub, and the Honey Sugar pedicure. The hotel also has a 345-square-foot Family Spa Suite. 800-888-6100;

Great Wolf Lodge

Six of the resort’s locations around the country have spas decked out like ice cream parlors where kids are served Häagen-Dazs while getting Chocolate Covered Strawberry or Coco-­nut Cream Pie manicures and pedicures. 800-905-9653;

The Kahala Hotel & Resort, Oahu

Teen Spa Day puts a youthful twist on tra­ditional services with a lomilomi massage, deep-cleansing facial, manicure, pedicure, and a soak in the Jacuzzi while sipping a tropical smoothie. 800-367-2525;

Pinehurst Resort, Pinehurst, North Carolina

The KidSpa and TeenSpa feature the usual manicures and pedicures plus the Total Teen Facial and a Teen Tune-up personal training session. 800-487-4653;

Red Mountain Spa, St. George, Utah

This healing haven is set amid red rock canyons, and children from 12 to 17 can take part in services, as well as fitness classes, lectures, guided hikes, kayaking, and rock climbing. 800-407-3002;

Ritz-Carlton, Orlando, Florida

The Teen Lifestyle Enhancement Program provides exercise classes, nutrition discussions, and sessions with a skincare professional. 407-206-2400;

Royal Caribbean

The cruise line’s teencentric Y Spa features treatments such as the Acne Attack facial. 800-769-2522;

Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, Interlaken, Switzerland

The Alpine escape organizes family spa days that combine massages, facials, activities, and dips in the expansive indoor pool and saltwater Jacuzzi. 41-33/828-2828;


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