Resort Offers Couples 20-Hand Massages for $2K

So far no one's taken them up on the offer, though
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 28, 2011 2:20 PM CDT
At one Maui resort, couples massages just got a lot more crowded.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – How many people do you want touching you at once? The Grand Wailea Resort in Maui is betting the answer is “a lot.” For its 20th anniversary, the posh Waldorf Astoria vacation spot is offering a “20-Hands Duo Massage.” For a mere $2,000—$20 per finger, naturally—couples will get a precise, simultaneous massage from a score of masseuses who practice weekly to ensure there are no embarrassing collisions, MSNBC reports.

“We were just throwing ideas around and were trying to come up with something fun and over-the-top,” explains the resort’s assistant spa director. She describes the effect of the 100 fingers on the body as a “hula wave” that “tricks the brain into totally relaxing,” because you can’t focus on where you’re being touched. But right now the only people who’ve experienced this bliss are staff—so far no actual customers have splurged on the massage. (Read more Luxury Living stories.)

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