Worn out? Over worked? Under paid? If you answered “yes” (hello, of course you did), then listen up: July 1 to August 31 is the third annual Miami Spa Month. What’s that mean for you and your bank account? For the special price of $99 (yes!), you can get pampered and spoiled at South Florida’s poshest spas. Here’s the 411 on our most coveted kick-back-and-relax retreats:
agua, Mondrian South Beach: Bring on the chichi factor. The latest agua spa (The Delano boasts one as well) in Miami by Morgans Hotel Group features 4,000 square feet of Marcel Wanders-designed interiors with six treatment rooms. For Spa Month, treat yourself with a 60-minute agua Mani & Pedi, or agua Massage or Target Massage and Lavender Herb Body Scrub. agua at Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach; (305) 514-1950.
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Aquanox, Trump International Beach Resort: Real estate, vodka, casinos, ice, books, Miss Universe pageants, golf courses, water, television programs, hotels — is there anything The Donald can’t — for lack of a better word — trump? The mogul’s Aquanox spa is serving up a 25-minute Herbal Bath, Turkish Salt Scrub, Moor Mud Wrap and more. Aquanox at Trump International Beach Resort, 18001 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles; (305) 692-5730.
Emena Spa: Greek for “me,” Emena is all about YOU. Indulge in an eco-friendly 55-minute Customized Essential Facial or 110-minute Foot Master Reflexology Pedicure (plus Microdermabrasian for the face). Your piggies will thank you later. Emena Spa, 180 NE 39 St., Suite 223, Design District; (305) 438-3777.
ESPA at Acqualina, Acqualina Resort and Spa: The crystal steam room at this 20,000 square-foot oceanfront oasis is not to be missed. Delight in a 50-minute ESPA Swedish Massage or ESPA Intensive Facial. Spa-velous, darling. ESPA at Acqualina, Acqualina Resort & Spa, 17875 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach; (305) 918-6844.
Exhale Spa, Epic Residences and Hotel: Attention to all those seeking inner enlightenment and a tight tush: Miami’s official mind body spa is Exhale Spa. De-stress with a 60-minute Power Facial or Glow Package. While you’re already there, work up a sweat with one of their stellar Core Fusion classes, too. Exhale Spa, Epic Residences and Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Miami; (305) 423-3900.
Lapis, Fontainebleau: If you can’t afford a stay at the swanky Fontainebleau hotel, how about a rub down instead? The 40,000 square foot bi-level water haven, Lapis, is offering a 50-minute Swedish, Aromatic Blend or Hot Stones Rock Massage or 50-minute Squeaky Clean, Oxygen Restore or Men’s Club Facial and more. Lapis at Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; (305) 674-4772.
mySpa, InterContinental Miami: Home to hand’s down the yummiest relaxation lounge in the 305 (ah, the wonders of dim lighting), mySpa presents a 90-minute Lava Shell Massage or True Transformational Facial. mySpa at InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami; (305) 372-4444.
The Palms Spa, The Palms Hotel & Spa: Aveda aficionados, here’s your haunt. The Palms Spa serves up a 50-minute Elemental Nature Massage or Elemental Nature Facial for Miami Spa Month. Both treatments include a warm oil infusion scalp massage. Talk about a heady experience. The Palms Hotel & Spa, 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; (305) 908-5460.
For a complete list of Miami Spa Month participants, browse on over to miamispamonth.com.