10 Best Southeastern Spas Worth Traveling For

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    Acqualina Resort & Spa in Miami

    Operated by ESPA, one of Europe's leading spa companies, the Acqualina Spa had racked up an impressive list of accolades. Come experience it for yourself by trying one of the holistic, restorative and meditative treatments on the menu, like the Orange Blossom Body Treatment or two-hour balancing massage using volcanic stones.

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    The Cloister at Sea Island, GA

    The Mediterranean-themed spa at The Cloister at Sea Island is detailed with hard wood, Turkish rugs and natural touches, like babbling streams and olive trees. Signature treatments include a Sea Island Olive Wrap, Soothing Sea Stones Swedish massage and – for the full spa experience – the Sea Island Retreat featuring a polish, shower, soak, massage and wrap.

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    The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg at Williamsburg Inn, VA

    Whether you're planning a girls weekend or romantic getaway, the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg will help make it a success with a full menu of body treatments, massages, baths, skin care and salon services. The spa specializes in themed experiences based on treatments of the seventeenth through twenty-first centuries.

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    Spa at Gasparilla Inn & Club, Boca Grande FL

    When you sign up for a massage at the Gasparilla Inn & Club Spa, you'll have your choice of locations, including in your room, beach-side or in one of nine luxurious treatment rooms. Take a dip in the outdoor private lap pool – adult only so no screaming toddlers will disrupt the peace – or detox in the steam room or sauna.

    Photo courtesy of Valerie Knoblauch

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    Ocean Key Resort & Spa, Key West

    The tropical SpaTerre at the Ocean Key Resort & Spa is the perfect place to relax in Key West. Be soothed by an assortment of exotic oils, Southeast Asian volcanic clays and natural treatments, like a Thai table massage or a ritual bath filled with fresh flower petals.

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    Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Sandestin FL

    Serenity by the Sea, the 11,000-square-foot spa at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort, offers men's and women's lounge areas, relaxing whirlpools, saunas, private lockers and a full menu of treatments. Slip on a luxurious robe and pair of slippers and enjoy!

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  • The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

    When you're not enjoying a Coconut Lime Pedicure or Vitamin Wrap facial, you can relax in the Turkish hamam, learn fire pit meditation or join in a bay-side sunset yoga session. The Standard Spa, Miami Beach has so much going on that you'll never want to leave.

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    WaterColor Inn & Resort, Santa Rosa Beach FL

    You'll be pampered from the second you enter the spa at the WaterColor Inn & Resort on Santa Rosa Beach whether you're enjoying a complete spa getaway or a day of relaxation. Relax as coconut milk and warm exotic oils work their magic on your skin with a Fiji Glow treatment, or sooth sunburned skin with a Noni Healing Art application.

    Photo courtesy of Watercolor Inn & Resort

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    Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton SC

    Nestled amid moss-covered oak trees, you'll find the Inn at Palmetto Bluff and its serene Auberge Spa. The highly trained staff use ingredients sourced locally to sooth and renew. Bathe in your own private outdoor veranda in juniper-infused water followed by a massage to promote circulation, or rejuvenate your skin with a signature mud wrap.

    Photo courtesy of The Inn at Palmetto Bluff

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    Ritz-Carlton Orlando in Grande Lakes, FL

    The spa at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, the largest in Central Florida, takes inspiration from Florida citrus in its menu. Let your cares fade away with a dermatologist-developed facial, Harvest Glow Hot Honey treatment or Drift to Sleep massage. There's even a menu for kids and teens.

    Photo courtesy of Ritz-Carlton Grand Lakes