Regular sun-worshippers know the secret to great skin is plenty of SPF at the beach and some serious pampering at the spa. Luxurious treatments are a balm for the body and the mind, and just in time for the peak of the summer heat, Miami Spa Month has arrived. Through August 31, dozens of top beauty and wellness centers throughout Miami are offering special deals, so the time to enjoy a day of beauty and relaxation is now. Dozens of these establishments are participating in Miami Spa Month, and a few of them are just minutes away from Brickell Flatiron.
Perched on the luxury hotel’s 24th floor, The Spa at Conrad Miami offers a full gamut of beauty and wellness treatments along with a view that’s instantly relaxing. Float above it all and watch the boats on the Bay of Biscayne as you let a master massage therapist or beauty specialist work some amazing magic on you. For travelers in Miami on business, The Spa at Conrad Miami offers the ingenious “express” manicure and pedicure, perfect for a pre-meeting beauty touch-up. Sore after a tough workout or a long swim? The massage menu here has something for everyone: Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, aromatherapy, and even couple’s massage. A delightful lounge features a luxurious locker room, sauna, light refreshments, and all the amenities you’ll need to prepare for an important event or a night on the town. The Spa at Conrad Miami offers more than 60 beauty treatments and therapies for the skin and the body, making it well worth a Spa Month visit, and probably several return trips.
Exhale Downtown Miami at the EPIC Hotel, the brand’s flagship location in South Florida, offers a focus on fitness that’s unparalleled in the city. Featuring everything from barre classes to yoga instruction and Core Fusion workouts, this is the place to go if you’re ready to break a sweat. The instructors here specialize in high-intensity interval training, and after you’ve earned some relaxation, a full suite of services awaits. Select from a menu featuring varied massage options as well as acupuncture, reiki, skincare including scrubs and detox therapy, manicures and pedicures, and waxing. A sauna as well as a “zen lounge” are also available for you to enjoy before or after your classes or treatments.
The Spa at the Viceroy Miami has the coolest decor in town: designed by none other than Philippe Starck, the interior combines the classic luxury spa look of clean marble and relaxing, pale colors with Rococo-inspired furniture and art, brightly colored glass chandeliers, Oriental rugs, and knock-out views of Downtown Miami. This 28,000-square-foot wellness center has it all: cardio, yoga, Pilates, spinning, a 5,000-square-foot water lounge with a “floating library,” a screening room, a reflecting pond, hot and cold plunge pools, spa treatment rooms, redwood saunas, and a eucalyptus steam room. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the clear waters of Key Biscayne, and a refreshment bar caters to a wide variety of tastes. The Spa at the Viceroy Miami is offering great deals for Spa Month: a Spa Month Sampler for $129 includes 100 minutes of services including massage, manicure, and pedicure. A 50-minute Tropical Swedish Massage is $99 and includes aromatherapy to banish tension and hydrate the skin. And the Prenatal Massage is the perfect gift for a mom-to-be: for $99, 50 minutes of skilled massage work will ease lower back pain and help moisturize the skin.
The Spa at the five-star Mandarin Oriental, Miami hotel is about as close to ultimate luxury as you can get. Featuring six VIP private suites and occupying three full floors in a tranquil waterfront setting, The Spa offers services ranging from beauty treatments to fitness classes to massage. Each visit begins with a steam and sauna session to loosen the limbs and relax the mind. Many of the options on the Mandarin’s treatment menu draw inspiration from traditional Chinese medicine and include various forms of massage and aromatherapy. Thai massage and Ayurvedic holistic body treatments are designed to clear the mind and relax the muscles. Beauty treatments include manicures and pedicures, cosmetic consultations, and anti-aging treatments, and the boutique sells an intriguing collection of products designed to keep you feeling and looking spa-fresh.
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