Top Luxurious Spas in Miami!November 8, 2011
Agua Spa at the Delano –1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
With treatments such as the milk-and-honey massage that make it popular with celebs and laywomen alike, lose yourself in a tub of fragrant oils, algae, or minerals for a 20-minute revitalization, or try the collagen, mud, and hydrating masks.
The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne Spa –415 Grand Bay Dr., Key Biscayne
Retreat to the West Indies-colonial style Eden in which you can treat yourself to over 60 treatments, including Shea Mango Body Buff, Seawater Therapy, Coco-Luscious Body Treatment, and Vichy Rain revitalization in which sprays of hot and cold water are said to stimulate circulation, energize the body, and bring satisfaction to your psyche.
The Standard –40 Island Ave., Miami Beach
The Standard is an old-school, Borscht Belt-style, Miami Beach spa, featuring authentic Turkish hammam, a Wall of Sound Shower, cedar sauna room, and resplendent bayfront pool.
Spa Internazionale at Fisher Island –1 Fisher Island Dr.
Fisher Island is the city’s poshest spa, known for its picturesque setting and the Guinot Paris Hydradermie facial , a 75-minute moisturizing and cleansing facial that leaves the skin silky smooth.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental –500 Brickell Key Dr.
A luxe, tri-level spa preferred by the likes of Jennifer Aniston and Jennifer Lopez, best known for its innovative and restorative treatments inspired by the ancient traditions of Chinese, ayurvedic, European, Balinese, and Thai cultures. The 17 private treatment rooms are done up in bamboo, rice paper, glass, and natural linens, and two of the spa’s split-level suites include a personal multijet tub overlooking Biscayne Bay.
Canyon Ranch –6801 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
This is a spa’s spa! The largest in Miami with over 54 treatment rooms, Canyon Ranch’s methods of pampering are among the most high tech in the biz, from traditional massages, scrubs, and treatments to ultimate health and wellness programs regulated by medical professionals.
ESPA at Acqualina –17875 Collins Ave., Miami Beach
The first of its kind in the United States, offers the latest facials, advanced massages, and Ayurvedic experiences. The luxurious two-story spa overlooks the glistening Atlantic Ocean.
The Spa at Icon Brickell at Viceroy –485 Brickell Ave., Miami
Designed by the master of minimalism Philippe Starck, the spa looks like a cozy library with bookshelves, sofa, and fireplaces. But this isn’t your professor’s study. Also inside: hot and cold sunken marble baths. Treatment rooms feature billowing white curtains, a Starck-ian trademark.