Published on : Wednesday, January 4, 2017
A vacation to Florida conjures up images of surfing, sand, shopping and sizzling nightlife. After a few days of exploring, take some time to relax. The spas in Florida are top-notch and promise transformational indulgence. You can choose from rejuvenating therapies, comforting massages, holistic healing and much more. Here are some unusual spa alternatives you can try in Florida.
Quartz Massage at ‘The Spa’ at The Breakers Palm Beach
Palm Beach, Florida, located 128 kilometers north of Miami, is known for its plush hotels, celebrity sightings, exquisite architecture and historical landmarks. The urbane charm of the city can be seen at The Breakers Palm Beach as well, where the staff treat travellers like VIPs. The luxurious indoor spa at The Breakers Palm Beach is known for customized massages, in the most sophisticated and esteemed of methods. The Quartz massage is one such quintessential therapy to be experienced. The guest rests on a warm bed of flowing alpha-quartz sand, which centers on gentle movement. This technique provides hypnotic relaxation, and addresses specific stress points. This massage is available in 50, 80 and 110 minute treatments – plenty of time to let you drift into a blissful state of zen.
Comfort Care Classics at ‘SiSpa’ at Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island
SiSpa, located at The Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Resort & Spa in Riviera Beach, is a soothing oasis of wellness. The property, and the treatment menu, reverberate the freshness of the seas. The treatment rooms are named after various seas around the world. What sets this relaxing oasis apart from other spas is the special training the staff undertake through the Florida Cancer Aware Program. The spa specializes in spa treatments for those with cancer or recovering from the illness, however, there are plenty of options for all. The Comfort Care Classics option provides guests with a soothing skin recovery treatment via a Dilo Wrap, which is rich in Vitamin A, C and E and is sure to leave your sun-soaked skin smooth and supple.
‘Evangeline’ at the Epicurean Hotel at Tampa Bay
Tampa is one of Florida’s up and coming hot spots. Located just an hour from Orlando, it’s the perfect adult playground for art lovers, beer connoisseurs and shoppers. Enjoy Broadway shows at the Straz Center or the thrill of a roller coaster ride at Busch Gardens. Finish the hectic day with an exotic spa experience at the Epicurean hotel’s Evangeline Spa. Therapies at the Evangeline are a treat to the senses. The tantalizing aroma of herbs rejuvenate mind and body as you enter. Evangeline allows therapists to incorporate freshly grown herbs from the live herb wall in the treatment. Guests can also work with a spa sommelier to create custom spa products. Evangeline treats it guest to delicious dessert from the hotel’s pâtisserie, Chocolate Pi in select spa areas; also guests can order Moët and Chandon champagne by the glass.
The O4Men – a product line created for men by men, is the most sought after treatment by Evangeline. Services include the Fine as Wine men’s facial, Hot Whiskey Scour massage served with a shot of whiskey at the end and the Bern’s Bourbon on the Rocks pedicure for the ultimate epicurean.
The Diplomat Beach Resort at Greater Fort Lauderdale
Break free from the hustle bustle of the city and spend a peaceful day at The Diplomat Beach Resort, located 35 minutes from the Miami International Airport. This ocean front spa features mesmerizing rain walls to wash away your stress and anxieties. The opulent spa also allows you to choose from a wide range of body care treatments, healing therapies, signature massages, and even purifying Halotherapy salt steam room or sauna. But the Bamboo massage is one of its kinds available for 50 and 80 minutes. Warm bamboo stalks are used to create smooth, deep tissue work. This is a beautiful and natural way to penetrate the muscles, increase circulation, and lymphatic drainage, while providing a deep sense of relaxation and well-being. After all, vacations are meant to be as relaxing as they are fun!