Top-Star Spa Treatments
After a long hot summer in subtropical South Florida, it’s a spectacular time to take advantage of our region’s top spas and the refreshing, rejuvenating body pampering.
Spread over three floors and enjoying an idyllic waterfront setting, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Miami offers an indulgent spa environment. Adopting a different approach to the traditional spa experience, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami offers a series of innovative and restorative treatments inspired by the elements of life, and the ancient traditions of Chinese, Ayurvedic, European, Balinese and Thai cultures.
Must-try treatment: Kundalini Journey. Combining over 100 years of experience in different modalities, the therapy team at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental has created a unique treatment that combines 120 minutes of advanced massage techniques with aromatherapy, color and gemstone therapy, as well as sound therapy to guide you toward a state of inner peace and physical balance. Performed in a luxurious Spa Suite or Treatment Room, this amazing experience ends with a gift to help you stay balanced. The Kundalini Journey is best enjoyed as a single treatment for the day.
Discover why the Forbes Four Star Spa & Fitness Center at Turnberry Isle Miami is an annual fixture on Condé Nast Traveler’s highly coveted “World’s Best Spas” list. Conceived by renowned resort architect Tag Gaglyean, the Turnberry Day Spa links three levels of relaxation, health & wellness with a stunning spiral staircase accented by a glass dome skylight and dramatic 40-foot curved glass floor-to-ceiling windows, beaming natural South Floridian light.
Must-try treatment: Intense Nourishment Body Experience. Enjoy a full 90-minutes of heavenly bliss in this deep treatment for dry, devitalized skin that will leave your whole body intensely nourished and smooth. The experience includes a booth bath and body scrub, followed by the layering of hydrating marine algae and a velvelty moisture body butter.
Acqualina by ESPA • Sunny Isles Beach • 305-918-6844Drawing traditional besuty and wellness treatments from every corner of the Earth, the internationally renowned ESPA makes its American home in Miami Beach with a Five-Star pampering paradise at Acqualina. An ice fountain outside the large crystal steam room, Finnish sauna and experience shower adds a dramatic flourish, while outside, a Roman waterfall spills into the spa’s private pool.
Must-try treatment: Refining Enzyme Facial. A powerful and highly effective 80-minute facial to boost cell regeneration and give an instantly smooth, radiant, complexion. An intense cleansing and skin brightening treatment to dramatically improve the appearance and texture of the skin. A fruit enzyme containing pumpkin and botanical extracts is applied to deep exfoliate and remove dead skin cells. A tone and firm mask is then applied, containing concentrated seaweed extracts, argan oil and menthol to give skin a more plump, firm appearance.
Lapis The Spa at Fontainebleau is a sleek oceanside refuge. Guests are far removed from the action at the iconic hotel — the 40,000-square-foot spa features calming rooms outfitted in cool tones and sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. The complimentary wet areas set this spa apart; you’ll find a steamy jet bath, a cool rain tunnel and a 75-foot mineral pool. “It’s the most beautiful spa in America,” says Martha Stewart of the hotel’s Lapis Spa. Treatments include outstanding facials and ocean-inspired wraps, but what stands out are the amenities you enjoy afterward: mineral pools, massage-jet showers, eucalyptus steam baths. And then “you lie on a marble chaise or bench by the pool,” she says of the room modeled after the hammams of marrakech.
Must-try Treatment: Cleopatra’s Massage. Famous for her beautiful skin, legend has it that Cleopatra bathed in milk fragranced with sacred lotus blossom. This service includes a 40-minute milk hydrobath, plus a relaxing massage.