Photos courtesy of the Spa AtlanticThe Spa Atlantic is consistently ranked among the top spas in Southeast Florida for its natural products, beautiful views and serene atmosphere. The sea-and-citrus-inspired spa typically incorporates elements from the surrounding beach environment into its treatments, which is especially apparent in the ocean immersion treatment, an all-encompassing marine-infused experience. First, the body is scrubbed with freeze-dried seawater crystals and algae-derived alpha hydroxy acid to prep and invigorate the skin, and then the massage is performed with a combination of mineral-rich seawater and seaside plant oils. The result is complete balance and reinvigoration.
Photo courtesy of the St. Somewhere Spa at Margaritaville Hollywood Beach ResortLocated in the Margaritaville Resort, the St. Somewhere Spa is an inspiring oceanfront getaway. Resort guests and visitors alike will enjoy a variety of exquisite massage treatments, wraps, facials and more, all in a little slice of paradise inspired by the colorful and serene South Florida landscape. Quench your thirst and satisfy your skin at the same time with the Last Shaker of Salt Scrub. Sip a complimentary margarita while experiencing a full-body scrub, which removes dry skin and improves circulation, leaving you feeling smooth and energized.
Photo courtesy of the Waldorf Astoria Spa at the Boca ResortThe Waldorf Astoria Spa at the Boca Resort was named the number one resort spa in the world by Condé Nast Traveler in 2014, which is no surprise. The 50,000-square foot spa is an ethereal getaway modeled after the historic Alhambra in Granada, Spain — and the treatments are no less impressive. The rose quartz Ayurvedic facial, for instance, incorporates rose quartz to reduce muscle tension and stimulate the lymphatic system, while rose water hydrates and rejuvenates the skin. Before your treatment, be sure to take advantage of the spa's signature ritual bath, a 50-minute mineral soak complete with a waterfall shower, sauna, whirlpool and steam room.
Photo courtesy of the Maui SpaThis exquisite, tri-level sanctuary is a favorite among South Florida residents, most likely because it makes them feel like they have stepped onto the Hawaiian islands. Indeed, the spa is the brainchild of Gayle Wentworth, who lived in Maui for 10 years before opening her business in 2007, bringing that aloha spirit to Florida! From massages to wraps, all of the spa's services are wholesome and invigorating, and all based in Polynesian tradition. Take for instance the Huna Treatment, which begins with a gentle warm oil treatment on the "third eye" to quiet the mind and restore inner calm. Then enjoy a scalp and deep-tissue massage (Lomi Lomi) designed to heal the body and reduce stress. It is one of the most popular treatments for a reason!
Photo courtesy of The Breakers Resort Palm BeachThis Mediterranean-inspired spa sits in one of Southeast Florida's most recognized landmarks. The Breakers was built in 1896 by Florida railway tycoon Henry Flagler, and offers a luxe getaway for travelers and locals alike. Slip into your robe and soak in the atmosphere of the spa, an oceanfront, indoor/outdoor paradise with fountains and lush surroundings. Sip infused water or tea while you wait for your therapist to escort you to your chosen treatment — our choice is the quartz massage, which incorporates a bed of warm alpha-quartz sand into the experience. The technique envelops the body, releases tension in the muscles and provides hypnotic relaxation.
Photo courtesy of the Eau SpaThe Eau Spa is the self-proclaimed magical spa playground of Palm Beach, featuring upbeat music, wishing wells, champagne, cupcakes and a water garden for blissful relaxation. Choose from a menu of quirky yet luxe treatments, which range from the water-based mermaid treatment to the the luxe royal recovery. Our pick is the champagne shimmer body luster, a decadent body scrub that polishes the skin with glittering warm champagne oil. Drink in the relaxing vibes! After your treatment, be sure to create your own exfoliating potion at the Scrub & Polish Bar, which is filled with herbal, sea salt, oil and floral elements to incorporate into your perfect, personalized elixir.
Photo courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton, Fort LauderdaleThe Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale is one of the city's finest luxury hotels. In fact, it is Fort Lauderdale's only AAA Five-Diamond hotel. In addition to enjoying incredible accommodations with water and Intracoastal views, guests can escape to the elegant 8,500-square-foot spa with 10 treatment suites and one couples' suite. Choose from one of their relaxing signature spa treatments — ocean sea salt glow, intuitive ocean treatment or sapphire sea treatment — and let your mind, body and soul drift to a state of complete relaxation.
Photos courtesy of Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach ResortSoak up the radiant sunshine and retreat to the spa at Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort, situated along a quarter-mile of private beach. Their full-service spa offers a variety of indulgent services, including a body scrub, facials, manicures and pedicures, massages, paraffin hand treatments, and more. After an adventurous day spent snorkeling in the ocean or swimming in their refreshing lagoon pool, you deserve an afternoon pampering yourself at their state-of-the-art spa oasis.
Travel through the private beach access skywalk at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort to step onto the soft sand beaches of the Atlantic. This oceanfront resort offers an unparalleled experience in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, magnified by their luxurious Heavenly Spa. Their extensive menu features a variety of revitalizing treatments in a peaceful sanctuary with an inspiring view, aromatic scents, and the sound of soothing waters and music.Indulge with a massage, facial, water therapy session, manicure, pedicure, or any combination of the above. Their Heavenly Day Packages include carefully crafted spa packages that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
A stay at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach is an experience unlike any other, as you take in stunning ocean vistas from the balcony of your suite. The entire hotel features globally inspired architecture and design, providing an inspiring setting to escape from reality. Their relaxing spa is an urban retreat with four treatment rooms, a relaxation area, a sauna and a steam room.
Photo courtesy of Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach ResortHilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort features a variety of suites, each of which overlooks the serene ocean waters. Enjoy oceanside dining at their upscale restaurant, an amazing adults-only outdoor lounge, a year-round swimming pool and hot tub, and the many services at Spa Q. This peaceful haven provides a number of luxurious indoor and outdoor beauty treatments and massages, including the outdoor spa terrace, which provides the perfect setting for a relaxing couple's massage. Hyatt Regency Pier Sixty-Six, a waterfront luxury hotel situated on 22 landscaped acres. This aromatic- and ocean-inspired oasis provides a variety of professional spa and salon treatments, including massages, facials, acupuncture, manicures, pedicures and much more. Take advantage of the resort's variety of luxurious amenities, including on-site restaurants, steam rooms and saunas, tennis courts, three swimming pools and much more.
Photos courtesy of Pelican Grand Beach ResortRevert to Old Florida grandeur with a modern twist at Pelican Grand Beach Resort, a premier waterfront resort with comfortable accommodations and a wonderful spa. Your suite's coastal eco-contemporary decor provides a serene atmosphere to unwind at the end of the day. Consider the hotel's exclusive Sky Suite, a 12th-floor penthouse boasting the best views and largest outdoor space on the water in Fort Lauderdale. The suite includes a 1,100-square-foot balcony, a rooftop outdoor shower and microsilk tub, a private dining room with a wet bar, outdoor dining and living areas, and much more. Enhance your stay at PURE Spa, an intimate Swedish-style spa offering a variety of indoor and outdoor treatments.
Photo courtesy of W Fort LauderdaleConsider a stay at W Fort Lauderdale — especially if you have a fur baby traveling with you. W Fort Lauderdale was included amongst Architectural Digest's list of 9 Luxury Hotels With Over-the-Top Pet Amenities because of its participation in the hotel chain's Pets Are Welcome (P.A.W.) Program. The services and amenities for pets include grooming services, turndown treats, a W Hotels pet tag, and a custom W pet bed. After your pet is pampered, make sure you have received ample treatment at their luxurious and relaxing Bliss Spa! The hotel, including the spa, recently underwent a $55 million renovation, and all of their guest rooms and public spaces have been renovated and redesigned. spa offers an unrivaled experience, as you relax at their sea-and-citrus-inspired day spa on the fifth floor overlooking the beach. The spa uses natural products in each of their services, connecting you with the beauty and serenity of nature. Enjoy a massage, access to the sauna and steam room, hair and nail treatments in the salon, and much more.