By: Jennifer Agress
These Miami Beach spa retreats have everything you need to unwind.
With so much fun in the sun on Miami Beach, sometimes it pays to treat yourself to a little relaxation. Experience tranquil aromatherapy massages, rejuvenating facials, Tahitian body scrubs, ritual water therapies, Ayurvedic treatments and more.
The Betsy Wellness and Spa Retreat
A rooftop retreat for tranquility-seekers everywhere, this Zen-inspired sanctuary is a hidden oasis of natural woods, bamboo, stone and lush palms. Overlooking sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, The Betsy Wellness and Spa Retreat offers a full range of spa treatments, therapies and yoga classes – creating a Miami Beach experience like beach-goers have never had before.
Lapis Spa at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Tucked in one of the most glamorous hotels in Miami Beach, the two-level, 40,000 square-foot Lapis Spa encourages you to check your phones at the door and relax in luxury. Using age-old methods of natural and thermal water therapies to enhance health and well-being, this spa provides the utmost relaxation through mineral water jet baths, rain tunnels, a co-ed pool, a eucalyptus infusion steam room, and a range of massages and facials in 30 private treatment rooms.
The Spa at The Setai
An oasis of Asian tranquility, the spa at The Setai brings wellness traditions of the Pacific Rim right to the heart of South Beach. Every spa suite comes with ocean and pool views, private baths and a steam room, and provides the perfect surroundings for calm, ancient treatments with a chic Miami Beach twist. Enjoy Himalayan Hot Stone massages, Hammam ceremonies, Thai massages and Bali Oriental rituals.
Aqua Spa at Delano Hotel
Known for its glamorous, all-white surroundings and dazzling glitterati, Delano Hotel is where jetsetters and A-listers go to see and be seen. Spanning 3,500 square-feet, the penthouse spa is where they escape to when they want to hide from the limelight – it has classic massages, manicures and pedicures, as well as top wellness and aesthetic medical services guaranteed to revitalize the body and mind.
Como Shambhala Urban Escape
Called “Shambhala,” a word from Buddhist texts that refers to peace and harmony, this tranquil spa boasts unobstructed views of the enchanting Intracoastal Waterway and Downtown Miami. Sitting on the eight floor of the Metropolitan by COMO, it has an experience shower, a full fitness center, a private terrace, health-inspired Wellness Juices, and a rooftop Hydrotherapy pool with 360-degree ocean views.
The Ritz-Carlton South Beach Spa
Sitting right in the heart of dazzling South Beach, The Ritz-Carlton South Beach Spa has all of the pizzazz and panache one would expect of the iconic brand. It’s home to 14 treatment rooms, lavish relaxation lounges, a full-service salon, two couples suites, and in true South Beach fashion, their very own “Rhythm Massage” that builds relaxation and energy through Latin-inspired beats.
Privai Wellness & Spa at The Royal Palm South Beach
Sea salt is said to have health, beauty and relaxation benefits, and this South Beach Privai spa – and it’s related skincare line – thrives off of it. Through saltwater soaks, self-exfoliation salt bars, and an exclusive line of botanical products and se salt-infused treatments, the spa at The Royal Palm Hotel leaves guests feeling relaxed and renewed.
The Palms Aveda Spa
Hidden amongst lush South Florida palms, located in the lower lobby of The Palms Hotel & Spa, this nature-inspired locale was designed to awaken us mind, body and soul. Influenced by ancient Ayurvedic practices, this 5,000 square-foot AVEDA spa has five multi-purpose treatment rooms, a luxurious couples suite and snail shower, a hydrotherapy room with state-of-the-art HydroCapsule, an indoor/outdoor relaxation area, fitness facilities, and poolside Tiki cabanas for outdoor treatments.
Spa at Eden Roc
With its lavish amenities, glittering ocean views and raved-about treatments, it’s no wonder the 22,000-square-foot Spa at Eden Roc is one of the best in Miami. Spend a day indulging in its glamorous relaxation area, custom scrub bar, hot whirlpools, cold plunges, steam, sauna, hydro-experience showers, boutique hair and nail salon, and 24-hour beachfront fitness center, and then head upstairs to the rooftop deck for VIP cabanas, personalized service and more.
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