Even when you’re on vacation it’s important to just take it easy now and then to decompress. Getting a full day of pampering at an exclusive spa may be just the ticket.
If beach travel in 2022 is on your holiday agenda, chances are you will be visiting Miami since it has some of the loveliest beaches in the US and luckily, too, it also has some of the most elite day spas.
We have put together this list of five of the most elite spas in Miami for you to relax, recharge and reconnect after attending exciting parties, dancing until dawn and playing in the urban jungle!
The Remède Spa at St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort is refined luxury epitomized. The 14,000-square-foot space and 11 treatment rooms are a palette of meditative neutral tones. One room is earmarked for couples, including a soaking tub for two. You can extend your Zen-like experience in the Vichy rain shower room, Finnish saunas and aromatic steam rooms, and enjoy treatments in a private poolside cabana, if you so choose.
What to book: The Blue Diamond Resurfacing Peel, an anti-aging peel with Blue Diamond super cream, is a delicious treatment for lightening, brightening and firming your skin. It’s available on its own or as part of the Diamond Package celebrating St. Regis Bal Harbor’s 10th anniversary.
Whiling the day away is a fantastic prospect when you’re doing it at Lapis Spa. Located at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, this first-class facility is one of the best Miami day spas. Thirty treatment rooms include couples’ rooms and two oceanfront couples’ massage suites. The hydrotherapy circuit is nothing less than amazing using mineral-rich water in mist, rain and steam throughout its Moroccan-style hammam, water-jet bath, Eucalyptus steam room and more. The spa also offers popular glam treatments such as dermaplaning and micro-needling.
What to book: A relaxing and rejuvenating Deep Massage with CBD and Lavender eases sore muscles and relieves pain and inflammation. The treatment incorporates 150 milligrams of high-potency THC-free CBD oil from organically grown hemp infused with lavender to melt those knots away.
Spending holiday time in Miami necessitates having a brilliantly exclusive place to call home. Villa Roxanne, in all its contemporary splendor, reigns supreme among luxurious homes. This waterfront estate features six bedrooms accommodating up to 16 guests. Ultra-luxe amenities abound including a separate guest house, library, state-of-the-art technology, an elevator and a glorious outdoor space including a pool, rooftop terrace and a dock for your boat. Guests receive full services and around-the-clock support for the LVH team.
Bamford Wellness Spa
Lady Carole Bamford’s eclectic and elegant style is written all over Bamford Wellness Spa. Followers of her integrative, nature-inspired take on wellness flock to the placid 4,500-square-foot space at 1 Hotel South Beach, to indulge in heavenly massages and relaxing facials filled with nanogold-infused collagen to soothe lines and wrinkles, rose quartz for brightening and an exclusive waterless biphasic mask to oxygenate your skin giving it instant firmness.
What to book: We suggest trying the Bamford Signature Treatment to awaken your muscles and the meridians of your body. You’ll begin with a purifying footbath, followed by Shiatsu, Meridian and Swedish massage techniques; reflexology-inspired foot massage; acupressure-point face, neck and shoulder massages; and assisted yogic breathing to refresh and revitalize your whole being.
Acqualina Hotel, 17875 Collins Avenue, is home to a sensuous spa of the same name. You will notice the earthy vibe right away in Acqualina’s spaces and 12 serene treatment rooms. You will be pampered in areas of elevated design using innovative products, with personalized treatments. You might choose the 820-square-foot Fendi-designed Royal Spa Suite, with a private steam room made from mother of pearl, a rainforest shower for two, two treatment beds and a private terrace overlooking the Atlantic. Other features include a heated jet pool with Roman waterfall and breathtaking Atlantic Ocean backdrop, Himalayan salt walls, and Arctic ice fountains.
What to book: The Targeted Recovery is designed to help aid sore muscles often caused by working out too vigorously. Your body will be warmed with the Hypervolt Bluetooth by Hyperice, followed by a deep-tissue massage with ESPA fitness oil stimulating circulation. The icing on the cake is a cryotherapy session aimed at healing sore muscles focusing on your upper and lower back, and legs.
Esencia Wellness Spa
This 22,000-square-foot wellness oasis is in the Nobu Hotel Miami Beach, 4525 Collins Avenue, which is actually a part of the Eden Roc Hotel. The spa takes a holistic approach to healing by targeting anti-aging and dry skin caused by the sun. The incredible hydrotherapy circuit includes whirlpools, plunge pools, saunas and hydro-experience showers, as well as a relaxation lounge with sweeping ocean views. Each treatment begins with the exclusive Nobu Stretching Ritual, easing you into a relaxed state while allowing the therapist to assess your situation and customize a massage, facial or body treatment.
What to book: Essence of Omakase features your choice of three “multi-course” spa treatments, inspired by the Japanese notion of “chef’s choice.” The Ki, or “Energize,” treatment stands tall, and starts with a dry sauna to relax your muscles, leading into a Japanese Silk full-body exfoliation stimulating circulation and energy flow leaving your skin soft and silky. A revitalizing scalp massage and hair mask follows before you relax with an herbal infusion tea or a glass of champagne.
Your elite vacation with LVH will be everything you want it to be. If you would like to incorporate rest and relaxation we will make it happen in the most luxurious of ways such as getting you to the most exclusive spas. In this fast-paced life, it’s necessary to take time to pause and wind down. We can include these types of experiences on the bespoke itinerary we will create for you reflective of all your vacation wishes. We invite you to reach out to one of our insightful client service associates who will begin planning your fabulous beach getaway to Miami ensuring your stay in the city is a marriage of excitement, style, relaxation and elegance.