Vacation is all about treating yourself, so if you’re visiting Northwest Florida you might want to check out one of the many spas in the area. They offer a wide range of services that will be sure to leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
The quiet Jackson County town of Marianna has some excellent day spas. At Simply You Med Spa, there are medical and health-boosting treatments in addition to aesthetic and massage regimens. If you’d like to come home from your Northwest Florida vacation looking a little better or a little slimmer, Chipola MedSpa offers medical spa services ranging from medical skin care and laser services to weight management and nutrition counseling.
Port St. Joe’s SpaPur offers a special combination of treatments for both the body and the mind.
Panama City’s Bliss Pedicure Spa and Nail Service lists several innovative services, such as a hot-stone pedicure or an Ice Cream Pedicure (with a sherbet-flavored sugar scrub), along with manicures, facials and massages. The ambience at Indigo Earth Spa is inspired by the beauty and the serenity of nature, with custom, natural apothecary-based services such as organic facials and hydrotherapy soaks using botanicals, salts, muds and essential oils.
Michael and Erin Jordan own Vivo Spa Salon in Rosemary Beach, known for its luxurious high-end treatments that leave you feeling refreshed and revitalized. Just down the road in Panama City Beach, Pure Massage, which specializes in invigorating deep-tissue treatments, garners rave reviews from clients. Dream Day Spa offers goodies such as the Hot Stone Massage, the Couples Massage and—even better—the Champagne Lunch and Chocolate DREAM Couples Massage.
Outstanding spa services and surroundings are found in the Serenity Spa at the Bay Point Golf Resort & Spa in Panama City Beach, the InnSpa at the WaterColor Inn & Resort in Santa Rosa Beach and the Serenity by the Sea in the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach near Destin.
Guests at chic beach communities such as Seaside and Rosemary Beach have a wonderful choice of day spas, many of which offer luxury services. The Pearl Spa in Rosemary Beach offers a signature facial with crushed pearls. Enjoy your treatments in the spa or in a poolside cabana.
Bella Day Spa & Hair Studio, in Fort Walton Beach, is a local favorite for hair, makeup, waxing, massage, nails, skincare and beauty products, while It’s All About You Massage & Day Spa offers relaxing massage and spa treatments, along with facials, manicures and more. In Destin’s Float Brothers Float Spa, you’ll have the chance to experience suspension in perfect tranquility in a flotation pod, which contains epsom salt water the same temperature as your skin, without feeling the pull of gravity, and without sight, sound or touch distractions. This process is proven to produce health benefits, and you’ll walk out feeling like a million dollars.
After enjoying the attractions of Pensacola, you may want to head for Still Waters Day & Medical Spa, where you can get traditional massages and facials as well as medical aesthetic treatments such as Botox or laser.
Portofino Island Resort in Pensacola Beach is another great choice if you seek a resort with full-service spa facilities as well as a comprehensive fitness center offering personal trainers, triathlon training and a smoothie bar.
Fusion is a day spa in Gulf Breeze, across the street from the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front Hotel and Holiday Inn Resort, and features an Aveda skin care massage and salon services.
The Emerald Grande at HarborWalk Village in Destin is a full-service resort with a lavish spa. Guests and non-guests can buy membership in the fitness center on the second floor overlooking the Gulf.
The never-ending spas in Northwest Florida will leave you feeling like a million bucks.
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