Unwind and luxuriate at one of the many spas on Miami Beach
Nothing beats a day at the spa on Miami Beach for restoring, reenergizing and relaxing while on vacation.
When it comes to relaxation, nothing beats a luxurious spa day on Miami Beach. Luckily, the city is filled with stunning spas perfect for a sublime massage, facial or healing therapy. Make a day out of it by indulging in over-the-top amenities like steam rooms, saunas and mineral baths. You can also get a workout in with a personal trainer or in a state-of-the-art fitness center. It’s a holistic experience from the moment you slip on your robe and step into the all-encompassing oasis. Here are some of our favorite Miami Beach spas.
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club
Check into the spa at one of Miami Beach’s newest and most luxurious destinations, The Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club. The historic club was once a retreat for Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra, and today it’s courting stylish travelers to its Surfside digs reimagined by architect Richard Meier. The Spa boasts a hammam, steam room, sauna and showers, as well as a tea lounge and relaxation room that overlooks the ocean and private gardens. With globally inspired treatments, the extensive menu includes everything from Ayurvedic body therapies to European skincare treatments.
Exhale Spa at The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour
The newest Ritz-Carlton in Miami is also home to the newest Exhale Spa branch. A results-oriented wellness spa dedicated to mind-body therapies, Exhale is home to Core Fusion and yoga classes in addition to its treatment offerings. Plan a perfect day by starting your morning with a fitness class, followed by time in the sauna and steam room before a Fusion Massage or Facial. End the day at the outdoor waterfront terrace or take a dip in the hotel’s swimming pool or ocean.
The Spa at Carillon Miami Beach
At 70,000-square-feet, the Carillon is the largest spa in Miami Beach. With a full thermal experience that includes a rooftop Jacuzzi and swimming pool, crystal steam room, experiential rain showers, Finnish sauna, footbaths, herbal laconium, igloo, indoor Jacuzzi and thermal loungers, you can easily spend all day at the spa without even trying. While The Spa at Carillon offers massages, facials and body treatments, they also specialize in Eastern medicine, like acupuncture and energy healing.
The Spa at The Miami Beach EDITION
As soon as you enter the white-draped relaxation room of The Spa at The Miami Beach EDITION with its plush, pillow-strewn lounges and vintage Moroccan rugs, you immediately melt into a state of relaxation. Sweat it out in the steam room first and then opt for their restorative Power Nap, which stimulates four hours of sleep in 20 minutes. You can customize a massage or opt for signature Thai or Shiatsu treatments. Afterwards, emerge fully revitalized for lunch poolside at Tropicale.
Tierra Santa Healing House at Faena Hotel Miami Beach
When you book a therapy at Tierra Santa Healing House at Faena, you’ll be advised to arrive an hour early for a journey through their marble-laden, Roman-inspired spa. You’ll begin with an invigorating shower in the hydrotherapy chamber with a slice of soap from the block at the entrance, followed by a bathing and detoxifying ritual that includes the herbal steam room, sauna, tepidarium and ice chamber. At the end of the circuit, relax on the marble hammam before being whisked into the relaxation room with a stunning pastel rug depicting an under-the-sea tableau. While a host of massages, facials and body therapies are available, this South American-inspired spa also offers shamanic healing.
Acqualina Spa by ESPA
One of Miami’s only Forbes Five-Star Spas, Acqualina Spa by ESPA is a luxurious delight. You’ll be greeted with a cup of tea before being escorted into the 20,000-square-foot spa, which includes a crystal steam room, Arctic ice fountain, experience showers, Finnish dry sauna and Himalayan salt wall. With a private pool and Jacuzzi perfect for a spa lunch, it’s the ideal destination to while away the day. Using luxurious ESPA products, facials are both luxurious and results-oriented. They also offer a host of Day Spa Journeys with multiple treatments for the ultimate in relaxation.
Lapis Spa at Fontainebleau
One of the more luxurious spas in Miami, Lapis Spa at the Fontainebleau offers the ultimate oasis to unwind. Start with their Water Journey, which includes mineral baths, massage jet showers, a eucalyptus steam room and marble hammam lounge chairs. With ocean-inspired treatments, indulgent massages and beautifying facials, their extensive spa menu covers all the bases. A day at Lapis also gives you access to the Fontainebleau’s gym, swimming pool and beach, so you may never leave.
Miami Spa Month
Visit Miami during July when Greater Miami and the Beaches celebrates Miami Spa Month. All month long Miami Spa Month features incredible savings on special treatments at premier spas throughout the city.
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