Coddle Time: Miami’s Five Best
Spa Treatments

By Kara Franker | Apr 2, 2018
Trump National Doral Miami's Spa, exterior
Many spas allow guests to enjoy additional spa amenities after treatment

Escape the stress of your workweek and find refuge in one of these serene spas for much needed rest and relaxation.

Indulge in decadent pampering and take advantage of the natural healing elements of Miami’s sand and surf. When you visit during Miami Spa Month (July and August), you can score great deals on spa treatments without sacrificing a posh experience. Whether you travel to Miami during the summer or any other time throughout the year, harness the renewing power of the tropics and escape to one of these world-class hotel spas. Besides don’t we all deserve to get a little spoiled every now and then?

Royal Spa Suite Experience in Sunny Isles Beach

Massage room at Acqualina Spa by ESPA

Nestled inside Acqualina Spa by ESPA in Sunny Isles Beach, you’ll find the first ESPA-branded spa in the U.S. Featuring panoramic water views from the outdoor terrace as well as a private heated pool flanked by a Roman waterfall, the spa sets the stage for romance and relaxation during your stay in South Florida. Get treated like royalty when you book the three-hour Royal Spa Suite Experience. Inside a luxury suite you’ll experience two hours of customized spa treatments of your choice, plus a welcoming foot ritual and delicious spa lunch. Or book the Royal Suite after-hours (8:30 p.m. until midnight) and you’ll have free rein of the entire spa at Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach.

Path of the Rising Moon in Key Biscayne

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Key Biscayne

Located in the serene island of Key Biscayne, The Ritz-Carlton Spa ushers in warm ocean breezes and the spirit of the Caribbean. Treatments like the Path of the Rising Moon experience are inspired by the local history of the Tequesta Indians. The name “Biscayne” is derived from the Tequesta Indian word, “Bischiyano,” meaning “favorite path of the rising moon.” This 80-minute stone and scalp massage is designed to calm the body and mind by using scents of sweet orange and lavender. Or opt for the 100-minute Tequesta Ritual designed to detoxify using an Algae wrap and aromatherapy massage. One thing is for sure, you’re spirituality meter will hit Zen and you’ll never want to leave The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne.

Bleau Paradise for Two in Miami Beach

Lapis spa at Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Spas don’t have to be a solo affair. Offering dramatic ocean views, Lapis spa at the iconic Fontainebleau offers a “Bleau” Private Suite experience where you can curate the ultimate romantic getaway for two. Choose a custom designed 80-minute couple’s massage, aromatherapy hydro soak, paraffin foo treatment and hydrating face mask application. Take advantage of the 40,000-square-foot spa’s Ritual Water Journey, which is included with all treatments. Dip into a mineral water jet bath, glide through a rain tunnel, detox in eucalyptus infusion steam, and plunge into a deluge shower.

Ayurveda Suite by Gharieni in Aventura

Cascata pool at Turnberry Isle Miami

Sometimes you don’t need to improve traditional rituals. Situated inside a 300-acre tropical oasis at Turnberry Isle Miami, âme Spa & Wellness Collective is a three-story destination spa with holistic treatments that will inspire healing and rejuvenation. Ayurvedic medicine is a 5,000-year-old healing system that originated in India and the special treatments are designed to promote health and harmony in the body, assist in skin cell rejuvenation, improve circulation, release energy blockages and dissolve stress. The Shirodhara massage includes a nourishing and conditioning oil enhanced with Ayurvedic herbs. Or try the Ayurvedic Herbal Rejuvenation adopted from traditional PurvaKarma detoxification therapies. It includes a botanical mask, exfoliation, dry brush massage, aromatherapy, marma face points and hot towel body wrap.

Golfer’s Delight in Doral

Couples treatment room at Trump National Doral Miami

Who says spas and golfing can’t go together? Perfect after a day spent on one of Miami’s best golf courses and the iconic Blue Monster, master the art of relaxation at the 48,000-square foot Trump Spa in Doral. The Fiji Milk and Honey treatment is a 90-minute body ritual that includes a luxurious blend of coconut milk, raw honey and exotic nut extract designed to restore and balance skin as well as provide natural antioxidants. Or book the Gentlemen’s Day Package, which is a three-hour experience including a custom massage, facial and spa lunch. After loosening up those muscles, practice your swing at any one the four uniquely designed golf courses at Trump National Doral Miami.

Miami Spa Month

Visit Miami during July and August when we celebrate Miami Spa Month. For two months take advantage of great savings on special treatments at premier spas throughout the area. Giving yourself a little gift doesn’t have to break the bank, and Miami Spa Month’s deals are definitely a bargain you won’t be able to turn down.

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