Best Spas in Tampa

Relax and Rejuvenate at Tampa's Premier Spas

Visitors to Tampa will find plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind at one of the area's many quality spas. Whether you are looking for cutting-edge technology or wish to take a dip in healing mineral waters, there is an option perfect for you. To help you decide on the best spa for your needs, 10 Best has put together a list of ten of the most popular options to choose from.

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is one of America's most historic spa resorts. Development of the spa began in the early 1900s to take advantage of several natural mineral springs located on the property. Today the resort combines the natural healing power of the springs with state-of-the-art equipment and treatments to restore and rejuvenate.

If you're looking for a day spa experience, there are many casual, cozy, and relaxing options to choose from including Pia Esthetics in South Tampa. This top-rated spa is located in a charming, converted bungalow and features a full range of skin care and massage therapies.

If you're new to the spa experience, keep in mind that there may be strict cancellation rules. So, make sure to keep your appointment. Also, try and get there early so you can change into a comfortable robe and relax with a beverage before your appointment. Finally, the custom is to completely disrobe, but don't let that make you uncomfortable, spa professionals are well-used to draping guests to preserve modesty.


Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is located about 20 minutes from Tampa's international airport on the shores of beautiful Tampa Bay. One of America's oldest and finest spa resorts, it is located near a series of natural mineral springs that have been known for their healing properties for thousands of years. In the early 1900s, the area was developed as a hotel and spa with the property undergoing many revisions before becoming the state-of-the-art resort and spa that you see today. In addition to soaking in the famous mineral springs, there is a full selection of spa treatments from massages and hydrotherapy to facials and body wraps.

Recommended for Spas because: Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is Tampa's oldest and most prestigious spa featuring natural mineral springs.

Skye's expert tip: The extensive services offered include a special menu of treatments appropriate for teens aged 12 - 17.

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Palma Ceia

Located in the Palma Ceia neighborhood of South Tampa, Spa Sudeva is a relaxing tranquil oasis, where east meets west to create a holistic spa experience. A local favorite, the spa has won numerous accolades and effusive reviews praising both the services and the quiet, peaceful ambiance of the space itself. Sudeva is especially known for its wide variety of facials including some unique anti-aging treatments that keep guests coming back. Several different types of massages are also offered including hot stone and Swedish. This spa also offers Reiki balancing treatments to clear and balance your natural energy flow.

Recommended for Spas because: Spa Sudeva provides a full range of facials, massages, and Reiki treatments that elicit rave reviews from Tampa locals.

Skye's expert tip: Allow yourself extra time after your treatment to enjoy relaxing in their unique Zen Lounge.

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Spa Evangeline
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Spa Evangeline in Tampa is located in the new Epicurean Hotel. The 2,800-square-foot spa features five treatment rooms, including two couple's treatment rooms, a relaxation room and manicure and pedicure stations. In keeping with the Epicurean's culinary theme, many treatments feature organic, natural ingredients in the body oils and scrubs. For example, the Bask in the Garden Beauty treatment combines fresh cilantro, citrus grass, sea salt and rice bran oil to create a sensuous, soothing scrub for the skin. Guests are even able to work with "spa sommeliers" to create their own custom blend of fresh fruits, essential oils and herbs. Treatments include massages, body scrubs and wraps, facials, makeup, waxing and natural nail care.

Recommended for Spas because: Tampa's Spa Evangeline is a luxury spa featuring a variety of unique skin treatments that complement its location beside the trendy Epicurean Hotel.

Skye's expert tip: Valet parking is required at the Epicurean Hotel; however, it is complimentary for spa customers.

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SoHo Wellness & Med Spa is a unique day spa that offers a full range of services designed to address an individual's body, mind and skin. Body services include a selection of massages including hot stone, therapeutic, and Swedish, and customized facials. The facility also boasts an infrared sauna to enjoy before or after your treatment. To support skin health and reduce the signs of aging, there are a variety of skin injections, facial peels, and micro needling to choose from. Services offered for mind wellness include business and life coaching, hypnotherapy, and even past life regression. Located in a renovated character home, the ambiance is cozy and comfortable and the prices are very reasonable.

Recommended for Spas because: SoHo Wellness is a popular day spa that offers a full range of the usual services, as well as more unique options including hypnotherapy.

Skye's expert tip: Every message treatment comes with a 15-minute complimentary infrared sauna!

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Orient Park
Rock Spa & Salon
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The luxurious and expansive Rock Spa & Salon is located in Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The perfect spot to recover after a long night at the casino, Rock Spa will help you relax, recover, and remove toxins. The extensive and unique treatment menu includes everything from Thai massage to weight loss and body contouring, to a Hammam Turkish Bath Ritual. In keeping with the Roll and Roll theme, signature treatments include "Rhythm & Motion" services, a set of immersive spa experiences that use a soundtrack of musical vibrations. The massive facility includes 13 treatment rooms and two VIP suites. Guests can spend time together in gender specific lounges outfitted with hot tubs and infrared saunas or in the coed aqua lounge.

Recommended for Spas because: Rock Spa is located in Tampa's popular Hard Rock Casino and offers body and face treatments fit for the rock star lifestyle.

Skye's expert tip: Come in for a treatment and stay all day! Guests are invited to take advantage of the spa amenities until closing on the day of their treatment.

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SB Health & Beauty Spa is a popular and busy spa located close to downtown Tampa in the prestigious Hyde Park neighborhood. Featuring a full complement of spa amenities and services including an infrared sauna, herbal steam room, hydrotherapy bath and Vichy shower. A comprehensive list of massage treatments is available including an effective lymphatic drainage massage. There are also a wide variety of facial treatments available, with a number specializing in anti-aging. Specialty treatments include Lipomassage for slimming without surgery and Amelan for the reduction of dark spots and melasma. Additional services include nail and hair care.

Recommended for Spas because: SB Health & Beauty Spa is one of Tampa's most popular day spas offering a full range of massage and skin care services.

Skye's expert tip: This large facility provides lots of space for spa parties including a nature walk, eating area, and 8 spa suites.

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Amy's Day Spa is located in the trendy SoHo neighborhood, convenient to downtown Tampa. This full-service luxury spa is housed in a converted bungalow with a comfortable and relaxing ambiance. Guests are greeted warmly and offered their choice of coffee, mimosa or fruit-infused water prior to treatment. Services focus on a full range of facials, body scrubs and polishes, massages, nail care and other specialty services that feature the use of natural and organic ingredients. While not cheap, Amy's definitely offers value for money. For example, a 90-minute massage is comparable in price to a 50-minute massage at other area spas.

Recommended for Spas because: Amy's Day Spa is a popular and convenient spot to relax and rejuvenate during your visit to Tampa.

Skye's expert tip: The massages given here are raved about by locals, a testament to the highly trained and friendly staff.

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Spa by JW
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Located in the heart of downtown Tampa the Spa by JW is located in the uber-luxurious JW Marriott Hotel. Situated on the sixth floor, the spa is equally luxurious, but pared down, using visual simplicity to create a Zen spa experience. The spa offers a comprehensive list of classic and unique services with options for everyone from facials to massages to body treatments. Busy professionals will enjoy the energy boost or custom chair massages, while couples looking for romance will enjoy the creative reconnection ritual for couples. Before or after your treatment, plan to spend some time relaxing in the spacious and comfortable lounge and take a dip in the outdoor hot tub.

Recommended for Spas because: Tampa's Spa by JW offers a full range of creative massages, facials, and treatments designed to calm, indulge, invigorate and renew weary travelers.

Skye's expert tip: If you're not a hotel guest, consider purchasing a day pass for access to the fitness center, steam room, sauna, showers, resort pool and locker rooms.

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Located in South Tampa, Enchanteria Day Spa provides clients with a fairy tale spa experience designed to capture the imagination and promote feelings of wellness. The eclectic decor includes an enchanted garden parlor, a Moroccan lounge, and a variety of equally exotic individually-themed treatment rooms. Friendly, licensed staff provide a variety of skin care, massage, and beauty services with a focus on facials and massages using high-quality products and modern techniques. Types of facials include microcurrent, dermaplaning, and micro-needling. In addition to relaxation and therapeutic massages, they offer hot rock, cupping, and hot oil scalp massages.

Recommended for Spas because: Enchanteria Day Spa in South Tampa is a popular local spa that invites guests to engage their imagination while rejuvenating their body.

Skye's expert tip: If your eyebrows need taming, the staff here are known for their expertise and talents as brow wranglers.

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Pia Esthetics Day Spa in South Tampa is located in a charmingly converted character house providing a comfortable homey feeling for guests. Services include a full range of facials that are customized to achieve optimal skin health for each guest's particular needs. Massage therapies include deep tissue, bamboo, aromatherapy, and reflexology for individuals or couples, and body treatments include scrubs and spray tanning. Pamper yourself! There is an extensive menu of spa packages with something for everyone. One of the spas' specialties is their waxing services with women across Tampa raving about their comfortable and relatively pain-free experiences.

Recommended for Spas because: Pia Esthetics Day Spa in South Tampa is a local's favorite featuring a full range of quality skin care and massage therapies.

Skye's expert tip: If this location is inconvenient, Pia's also operates day spas in Safety Harbor and St. Petersburg.

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