By: Shayne Benowitz
What’s the use of a vacation if you can’t get into complete relaxation mode? Sure, there’s sun and sand, the natural pleasures of a place as beautiful and serene as Miami, but we’re talking about the spa. Fortunately for you, Sunny Isles Beach has all of these tranquil indulgences. Surely you can tear yourself away from that lounge chair by the pool long enough for a massage or facial, and don’t forget about the sauna, steam room and whirlpool. Your lounge chair in the sun will be waiting for you to reemerge refreshed, reinvigorated and replenished. From luxurious services to state of the art amenities and tranquil environments that will make you never want to leave, Sunny Isles Beach has a reputation for exceptional spas. Place those cucumbers over your eyes and get ready for your mud bath because a day at the spa is an absolute must.
Acqualina Spa by ESPA
Enter the glittering, crystalline sanctuary that is the Acqualina Spa by ESPA. This award-winning European spa is the recipient of the Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award and the SpaFinder Wellness Readers Choice Award, amongst others. Your troubles will dissolve upon entering the luminous, mosaic tiled Crystal Steam Room, which gives you the feeling you’re floating inside a soap bubble. Other stress melting amenities include the Relaxation Lounge, Ice Fountain, Experience Shower, Spa Pool, Roman Waterfall and Sundeck. This full service spa offers a wide variety of massages, facials, and body treatments. Take time to also discover Spa Day Journeys, which include multiple services, as well as a healthy spa lunch and a welcome Relaxing Foot Ritual treatment. Think, a salt and oil scrub, deep tissue massage, and intensive facial all in one day. You’ll emerge a new person.
Aquanox Spa at Trump International Beach Resort
Another bastion of serenity and harmony can be found at the award-winning Aquanox Spa at Trump International Beach Resort. Enjoy aroma showers, steam rooms and saunas before and after your treatment at this luxurious, full service day spa. If true indulgence and replenished skin is what you’re after, then it will be hard to resist their 24 Karat Gold Facial. A service only available here, they combine 24 karat gold with a collagen mask to visibly lift, firm, brighten, and energize your skin. You’ll be glowing from the inside out. To truly work out the kinks, opt for their hot stone massage and delight in 80 minutes of bodywork with special heated river stones and Swedish massage techniques to increase blood circulation and relieve the tension of sore muscles.
Spa at Marenas Beach Resort
Enjoy the pleasures of complete relaxation with your spa experience at the Spa at Marenas Beach Resort. Take your pick from their extensive menu of massages, body treatments, and facials, as well as waxing and nail services. You’ll have full access to their pool and beach service, and while you’re there, feel free to take advantage of their Fitness Center for the complete experience. Indulge in a Dead Sea Mud wrap with luxurious moisturizing, detoxifying and exfoliating components or opt for a customized massage, combining the techniques of Swedish, deep tissue, sports therapy or hot stones to meet your needs. Their intuitive therapists know just what’s right for you. For a day of serious pampering, they also offer a variety of packages that combine your most sought after therapies.
Seven Seas Spa at Newport Beachside Resort
A favorite amongst locals, the Seven Seas Spa at Newport Beachside Resort is an Aveda lifestyle spa and salon. Often featuring special offers and promotions, this is a haven of beauty, relaxation and transformation. Whether you’re in the mood for a relaxing massage, a restorative facial, or a haircut, color and Keratin treatment, the Seven Seas Spa team is at your service. Need a manicure, tanning session or a brow wax? This is your spot. If you’re here on a Thursday, enjoy Happy Hour from 5 to 10 p.m. with two for one spa and salon services, as well as complimentary champagne and valet. What girl wouldn’t enjoy that? Make it a full girl’s night out by reveling in a special party at Kitchen 305 with drink and food specials once you’ve gotten all gussied up.
Solea Beauty Lounge
For a neighborhood spa and salon experience, look no further than Solea Beauty Lounge. This sleek and chic spa offers results-oriented body treatments and facials, as well as tanning services, including UV and spray tanning, for that perfect Miami glow. Their LPG Lipomassage includes a lymphatic drainage therapy that uses computerized, sequential compression. It promises fat losses, cellulite smoothing and skin firming. For younger looking skin, try their Iron Mask Deep Cleansing facial, an exclusive iron treatment that purifies, firms and brightens. You’ll leave looking and feeling like a million bucks.
Miami Spa Month
Are you going to be in town during the July and August? Spend some time indoors at the best spas in the country at a discounted price with Miami Spa Month. From July 1 to August 31 you can snag special treatments at a wide variety of top-of-the-line spas for only $99.
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