There’s no shortage of spa relaxation time to be found in Northeast Florida. Get your usual mani-pedi or indulge in special treatments that will leave you glowing.
Small Indulgences Day Spa in St. Augustine offers quaint charm with its Victorian décor and 21st-century approaches to beauty and health.Debby’s Day Spa & Salon has an extensive menu of massage, custom skincare treatments and hair and nail care services.
St. Augustine’s Hopcraft & Company helps brides, residents and visitors relax and look their best. The spa features eco-friendly treatments and an eclectic selection of products, including gluten-free treatments. Anyone up for a papaya, macadamia and argan oil body scrub or a Biore rejuvenating facial?
The new Moroccan-inspired Poseidon Spa at Casa Monica in downtown St. Augustine offers ocean-inspired healing treatments in St. Augustine’s historic district. The 3,000-square-foot spa features a Fountain of Youth treatment using botanical products to brighten, soften and refresh the skin. The spa’s design is reminiscent of a Moroccan villa, with sweeping arches and intimate spaces.
In downtown Jacksonville, Natural As I Wanna Be is a locally owned destination for organic spa treatments. It’s operated by a registered nurse with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare and was voted one of Jacksonsville’s top spas by USA Today.
Frenchy’s Wellness Spa in Jacksonville Beach focuses on body treatments as well as microdermabrasion. Visiting yoga enthusiasts are welcome to drop into classes at the Yoga Den in Mandarin, Big Fish in Jacksonville Beach and MBody on Southside Boulevard in Jacksonville.
Pampered & Polished leaves visitors feeling, well, pampered and polished, with its traditional spa treatments as well as specialties like the Ormedic Lift (a non-chemical blend with pineapple, papaya and mango), Wrinkle Lift, Teen Facial and the Eye Rescue.
Amelia Island is known as a laid-back destination, so the island’s spas fit right in with that theme. There’s Park Avenue Natural Day Spa, which aims for a relaxing, Zen-like atmosphere while visitors enjoy massages and other treatments. Try Dome Healing Center for a full holistic experience. There are not only massages and facials, but also community yoga and meditation classes. The Dome’s signature massage combines Swedish and deep tissue massage, reflexology and aromatherapy.
At Magna’s in Fernandina Beach, refresh with full-body treatments like a sea salt body polish and salon services. Just footsteps from the sea on Amelia Island, the spa at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort lists a selection of treatments, using “clean and green” organic products from local family-owned businesses dedicated to protecting the environment.
Perfect for wellness getaways, the 30,000-square-foot facility at the Spa at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club combines peaceful surroundings and ultra-modern facilities. Choose from more than 100 beauty and therapeutic services, including the spa’s signature treatment, Ponte Vedra Retreat.
Bask in a seductively beautiful environment at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, which boasts a 25,000-square-foot sanctuary with 19 private treatment rooms, or at the calming Spa at World Golf Village, featuring 11 treatment rooms.
Relaxation awaits around every turn in Northeast Florida. How will you choose to indulge?
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