Monique Jutila

Monique Jutila

Spa Grande

Interesting things about you and the business you are in?

Spa/Company Name: Spa Grande


How did you end up in the industry? I got my start in the spa industry teaching fitness classes at the Ritz-Carlton spa in Kapalua in 1992. While working for the Ritz, I attended massage school in 1994 and joined Spa Grande in 1995 after receiving my Hawaii state license.

If you are not working…what are you doing? I love to swim, bike and run! I have been competing in triathlons for most of the past 20 years. It is more than just a sport for me now, it’s a lifestyle.

Recent books or movies you’ve enjoyed? Essentialism by Greg Mckeown

Favorite vacation taken? 10-day cycling trip through Western Sicily

If you were not in a spa career, what would you be doing? Getting advanced degrees in Exercise Physiology or Biomechanics

Spa/Facility info:

What best describes your spa? Resort/Hotel & Spa

Total square footage of your facility? 50,000

How many treatment rooms do you have? 40

What new treatments have you added recently? Green Coffee and Vanilla Bean Body Treatment

What is your signature treatment? Pala’au Journey