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Find a Peaceful Escape and Rejuvenate at Jacksonville's Best Spas



There are many reasons to escape to sunny Jacksonville, Fl from the sandy shores of Jacksonville Beach, to the variety of high end shopping options, and let’s not forget the exploding popularity of the local dish. In addition to all these draws, there is one more excuse to find your way to the Bold City, relaxation. Jacksonville is home to some pretty amazing spa destinations, each with their own sense of place and individual style.

If you are looking to unwind in the epitome of luxury reserve a spa day at the region’s largest spa facility, The Ponte Vedra Spa, at the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club. The impressive 30,000 sq ft destination spa is equipped with state of the art technology and offers over 100 different beauty and pampering services.

Wellness is as sought after as relaxation in this modern day and several locally owned spas are committed to building lasting relationships with their guests and encouraging a lifestyle of wellness. Discover your path to wellness at Sole’ Spa Wellness Center in Jacksonville Beach, and Natural As I Wanna Be located in The Jacksonville Landing shopping center downtown.

Tranquility and pampering await at these exceptional spa destinations. Let their well trained staff show you why the South is notorio for it’s charm, hospitality, and friendliness.


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Natural As I Wanna Be (NAIWBE) is a hidden gem making big strides in organic based spa treatments in Jacksonville. Located downtown in the river-front Jacksonville Landing shopping center, NAIWBE is dedicated to providing the most natural path to wellness and relaxation. Receive spa treatments such as massage, facials, and nail treatments with products that are 100% organic and free of harmful chemicals. Looking to enhance your quality of life with a more intentional approach to wellness? NAIWBE's wellness consulting was designed to nurture a more holistic and sustainable lifestyle. Shop all of the organic skincare used during services while at the spa, and savor the tranquility year around.

Recommended for Spas because: NAIWBE stands out as an eco-friendly company committed to organic, sustainable products and services.

Amy's expert tip: NAIWBE conveniently offers their natural line of organic products for purchase in the spa or on their website.

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Relish Southern hospitality at it's best at Frenchy's Wellness Spa in Jacksonville Beach. This charming little pink building on third street is a sweet retreat from your work day stress. Specializing in lash extensions, microdermabrasion, customized facials, and body treatments Frenchy's is the kind of place you feel at home. The well trained staff enjoys creating relationships with their clients and individualizing their approach for each guest. An appointment at Frenchy's is an opportunity to shut out the distractions of the world for a little while and experience pampering at it's finest, as well as a chance to educate yourself on what's trending in the world of beauty and wellness.

Recommended for Spas because: Frenchy's Wellness Spa epitomizes Southern Charm when it comes to spa treatments and her well trained staff offer a wide knowledge base on all services.

Amy's expert tip: Make sure to take some time to shop the cute boutique in Frenchy's lobby.

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Looking to turn back the clock? Youthful Medical Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach provides a large selection of age defying non-invasive treatments. Their expert staff are trained in the latest state of the art technology to provide their clients with the best in Skincare, Thermage, Laser Hair Removal, and more. Youthful Medical Spa's relaxing ambiance pairs both spa and clinical procedures to create the ideal experience for all your anti-aging needs. Renew your mind and body with body treatments including Massage, Body Contouring, and Anti- Cellulite treatments. Let your stress unravel as you turn back the clock at at Youthful Medical Spa.

Recommended for Spas because: Youthful Medical Spa is a leading provider of anti aging services in the region.

Amy's expert tip: To receive the best value possible sign up for the membership program.

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Find your zen at locally owned Sole' Spa Wellness Center tucked away in Jacksonville Beach. Housed in a charming beach cottage a short walk from the shore, Sole' Spa is a popular local retreat. Whether you are getting ready for swimsuit season or in need of a little peace and tranquility, the expert staff at Sole' Spa know how to deliver. Combining years of experience in the industry Sole' specializes in waxing, airbrush tanning, massage, and facial services. Their dedication to the craft of relaxation and wellness have garnered a loyal following amongst their clientele making it no surprise that they are the winners of several "Best Of" awards in the region. The ownership at Sole' Spa prides themselves on creating an environment where guests can not only retreat, but build lasting relationships with a staff that is committed to a healthy lifestyle.

Recommended for Spas because: Sole' Spa Wellness Center is a locally owned spa with a popular local following.

Amy's expert tip: Sign up for Sole' Spa's newsletter to receive emails about monthly specials and flash sales.

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Retreat to your own private sanctuary in The Sawgrass Spa at Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort. You'll be transported to a peaceful oasis at this 25,000 sq foot luxury destination. Surrounded by 65 acres of lush landscape right outside the doors, you'll feel centered at this haven of restoration. Rejuvenate the body and mind with massage therapy, hydrotherapy, reflexology, body wraps and skin-care.Get energized with some cardio in The Spa Workout Facility then refuel yourself with refreshing drinks and spa cuisine at Soothies Cafe' between treatments. Serenity, and peace of mind are sure to bring you balance when you embrace a day at The Sawgrass Spa.

Recommended for Spas because: The Sawgrass Spa is ideally located in the heart of Sawgrass, the famous home of THE PLAYERS Championship.

Amy's expert tip: When booking your stay at Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Spa look on the deals page for valuable packages including spa credits.

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Be "Miles from Stress" and "Footsteps from the Sea" at The Spa and Salon at The Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. This full service spa and salon is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the local economy through it's use of fair trade organic products, many of which are sourced from family owned businesses and local vendors. Experience the signature Seaside Sensory Journey, and Plantation Blossom Rituals along with couples massage, steam showers, and rejuvenating body treatments. Retreat to the relaxation garden before being pampered at the salon with haircuts, styling, makeup application and nail treatments. The Spa and Salon also offers services for kids and teens.

Recommended for Spas because: Whether you are there for a day or preparing for the "Big Day", The Spa and Salon at Amelia Island Plantation is the ideal retreat.

Amy's expert tip: Book a yoga class through the spa at the "Spa Tree House" for a unique experience.

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For Natural Body Spa in the St. Johns Town Center, wellness is a celebrated way of life. As you walk into the spa you are greeted by a Shoppe featuring over 1,000 sq ft of gifts, aromatherapy, as well as natural body and skincare used in their featured services. Further exploration of the spa will lead you to thirteen massage and esthetic rooms, in addition to a couples massage room, and two private nail treatment rooms. Products used in each Natural Body treatment are hand selected for quality, safety for you and the environment, and results. Truly, an experience at Natural Body Spa is therapy not just for the body but also for the soul.

Recommended for Spas because: The Natural Body Spa brand is award winning and a leader in the Green Spa movement.

Amy's expert tip: Ask about Natural Body's loyalty rewards card where you can receive discounts off future services.

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Discover a tranquil escape at The Spa at One Ocean Resort in Atlantic Beach, Fl just fifteen minutes from downtown Jacksonville. Enjoy a glass of wine in the relaxation room while watching the waves crash against the shore and spot dolphins frolicking in the surf. Then unwind during therapeutic massage services, healing body treatments, manicures, pedicures and facial treatments. Couples will love treatments in an ocean view room where a variety of treatments take place including a reinvention of traditional hot stone massage with the use of recycled sea shells. At The Spa at One Ocean you'll be surrounded by the calm of the sea and find balance in the nourishment of your senses.

Recommended for Spas because: The Spa at One Ocean is a luxurious escape with ocean views featured in a few of it's treatment rooms and relaxation room.

Amy's expert tip: Ladies make sure to enjoy the jacuzzi tub in the locker room, it's a treat the men don't get to experience on their side.

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Choose from over 100 beauty and pampering services at the largest spa in the region when you visit The Ponte Vedra Spa. Featuring over 30,000 sq ft of state of the art equipment and cutting edge technology, a treatment in the Spa is pure luxury. Treat yourself to a day of relaxation with hair styling, manicures and pedicures, therapeutic massage, skin care treatments, body wraps and scrubs. Two couples suites are on hand for unwinding together during shared services with your significant other, or best friend. Grab some refreshments in the Spa Dining room or enjoy the outdoor specialty pool and therapy grottos. For a treatment, or a full day of relaxation, The Ponte Vedra Spa is the blissful escape you are looking for.

Recommended for Spas because: The Ponte Vedra Spa is the regions largest and most opulent spa featuring over 100 services.

Amy's expert tip: Guests are free to stay all day and enjoy the Spa's amenities when at least one treatment is booked.

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A day at The Ritz-Carlton Spa is an escape for the senses. Connect with the elements in unique treatments like the zero gravity Heaven in Hammock Massage, invigorating Himalayan Salt Scrubs, and rejuvenating Bath Soaks. Classic services such as Relaxation Massage, The Ritz-Carlton Signature Organic Facial, and the Citrus Grove Manicure or Pedicure usher you into complete tranquility. At The Ritz-Carlton Spa, inspiration for each service is taken from the natural surroundings, as well as the region's rich Southern tradition with services like the Sweet Tea Sugar Scrub and Massage, and the Amelia Island Honey Butter Wrap. Enjoy a day of luxury in the opulence of the Spa and drift away in solitude in the relaxation room before and after your treatment or while lounging by the Spa's private pool

Recommended for Spas because: The Ritz-Carlton Spa sets the standard in luxury spa experiences with their impeccable service, and high standard of excellence.

Amy's expert tip: Enjoy the spa amenities such as the relaxation room and pool, all day when you book at least one treatment.

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