Florida Keys Spas, Health & Wellness
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Throughout the Florida Keys, visitors may find that not only do calm waters and soothing skies enhance the quality of a Keys vacation, but the availability of beauty, health and wellness therapies round out a life-changing experience, inside and out.
In virtually any area of the Keys are rejuvenating day spas, massage therapies, yoga classes or alternative healing treatments for any traveler, whether you are on vacation solo, sharing a romantic couple's getaway, a girlfriends' weekend, pre-wedding bridal party treat or looking to reconnect mind, body and spirit.
Visitors seeking yoga classes don't have far to look no matter where they are in the Keys, and no matter their experience level.
Explore this at-a-glance directory to find a savory spa experience in our islands. This directory is intended to serve as a general guideline, and additions and updates are to be made as needed. It is suggested to contact individual lodging properties for recommendations as well.
Key Largo and Islamorada
Pilates is a proven effective method of exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance the body. These exercises concurrently involve one's body and mind to the purpose of improving posture, restoring muscular tone and correcting muscular imbalance. At Key Largo's Pilates In Paradise take a holistic approach to overall wellness with private and public classes. 98840 Overseas Highway, #1, Key Largo (305) 453-0801.
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Key Largo Yoga is a beautiful yoga studio offering a variety of styles and levels of classes. Certified teachers offer Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Baptiste, Fundamental, Gentle Candle Light, Mommy and Me yoga classes as well as Senior Classes (chair provided). More than 24 classes are provided weekly with a variety of times to meet the needs of all experience levels. Key Largo Yoga, 99198 Overseas Highway (MM 99), Suite 9, Key Largo (305) 879-0377.
Blu Bamboo Salon & Day Spa caters to a girl's most luxurious whims of hair and body cares. Best friends, brides-to-be and women eager for some pampering will enjoy the nail, hair, facial and massage treatments Blu Bamboo offers. 82205 Overseas Highway, MM 82, Suite 6, Islamorada (305) 664-9342.
Ciao Bella Salon & Day Spa is a girl's wonderland of combined salon services, Swedish, couples, deep tissue massage and reflexology. 82913 Overseas Highway, Islamorada (305) 664-45588.
Healing Waters Massage Therapy & Aquatic Bodywork offers massages reminiscent of the Florida Keys: ask for the 18 Mile Stretch, Gulf Stream Water Dance massage, the Matecumbe Relaxation massage, or perhaps Raindrop Therapy with essential oils is what is needed to awaken the body. Located near MM 90 in Tavernier, (305) 852-4867.
Island Body and Sol day spa at The Moorings, a beautiful serene resort, offers massage therapy, facials, reflexology, body treatments, manicures, pedicures, all natural botanical bath and skincare products from around the world. Beach yoga on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 a.m. and Sundays 9:30 a.m. 123 Beach Road (at the Moorings), Islamorada (305) 664-3264.
Islamorada Yoga offers yoga lovers classes to transform your body and increase your energy. Early bird (Mon, Fri 6 a.m.) and evening (Mon 7 p.m., Wed 5:30 p.m.) Ashtanga yoga classes available. 85960 Overseas Highway, #2, at MM 86 bayside (305) 432-6900.
Cheeca Spa is surrounded by 27 acres of lush tropical vegetation. Pamper yourself with a facial, luxurious Golden Veil body scrub or wrap, or a Signature Hot Lava Shell Massage. Seven treatment rooms, two facial rooms, a wet room with Vichy shower, fully equipped fitness center and adults-only lap pool are among the highlights. 81801 Overseas Highway, at MM 81.8 in Islamorada (305) 517-4485.
For those seeking yoga on the sea, Marathon's Spirit Snorkeling offers a sunset Ananda yoga cruise aboard Namaste, a 34-foot Coral Island Power Catamaran whose 24-foot width makes it extremely stable and comfortable. An inhale fills participants' lungs with soft ocean-filtered air while an exhale blends into the glistening surface of the Atlantic Ocean. Located at mile marker (MM) 47.5, bayside, at Captain Pip's Marina, behind Porky's Restaurant. To join a class, call 305-942-9142.
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Bodies in Motion has a mission for health-minded individuals to "keep moving" with yoga, fitness and flexibility classes as well as bodywork and massage therapy. A regular schedule of beginner and advanced yoga classes, with private Cranial Release Technique sessions and massages are available by appointment. Bodies in Motion, 6363 Oversease Highway, Marathon (305) 292-2331.
Calm Waters Spa at Hawks Cay Resort in Marathon is among the region's leading health spas and resorts. With the delicate aroma of salt air and tropical fruits, the spa pampers with massages, body treatments, facials, and fine salon care that one would expect at a full-service day spa - conveniently located in the privacy of one's own vacation villa. Calm Waters also offers specialties just for teenagers. Hawks Cay Resort, 61 Hawks Cay Blvd., Marathon (305) 289-4810.
Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort in Marathon offers Island Spice Private Spa, where guests are treated in the privacy of their own beach house to a full range of luxury spa therapies, yoga, purifying treatments and enhancements. Custom-made herbal scrubs and poultices, facial and body masks and vibrational energy balancing such as Reiki are among the treats offered by trained therapists. Tranquility Bay Resort, 2600 Overseas Highway (MM 48.5), Marathon (305) 289-0888.
Sol Shine Yoga encourages residents and visitors to allow their practice unfold in a playfully uplifting and supportive environment, with classes on Sombrero Beach, on SUP Paddleboards and in studio. To join, call or text 843-830-0428. Studio is located at 65 53rd Street (across from Publix shopping plaza).
Phoenix Rising Island Adventures offers paddleboard PaddleFit lessons from beginner to advanced, tours and fitness sessions at/from Sombrero Beach. Explore some of the island's most beautiful, scenic places. To join a personalized class or tour, call 305-834-0801.
Jolie Wilson offers weekly classes in-studio or in the privacy of your home for yoga, paddle board yoga, Reiki, chakra activation and balance, guided meditations and more. Island Yoga is located at 5800 Overseas Highway, Suite 40, inside Gulfside Village Plaza. To join a class or book a private session, call 305-942-1480.
Big Pine & the Lower Keys
Jody Gay, licensed massage therapist specializing in therapeutic massage. Located at 29842 Overseas Highway, Big Pine Key. For appointments call (305) 872-4990.
SpaTerre provides Little Palm Island Resort a treatment menu that brings together beauty know-how from around the world: all on a secluded island just off the coast of Little Torch Key. Indian and Thai-inspired rituals such as massage, facials, body treatments and hair and nail services help to calm, restore, energize and beautify. Little Palm Island Resort & Spa, 28500 Overseas Highway, Little Torch Key (305) 515-3028 or (800) 343-8567.
Big Pine Fitness Center at Winn Dixie Plaza, open daily from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Phone number 305-304-7940.
Big Pine Yoga & Massage Therapy is operated by Mary Lee Eletz at 30370 Quail Roost Trail, Big Pine Key. For private and group yoga classes or 60- to 90-minute massage sessions, call (305) 304-0706.
Sugarloaf Fitness & Leisure Club offers Fitness Classes, Personal Training, Pilates Reformer, Pilates Mat, Zumba, Yoga, Gym, Hip-Hop for Adults, Teens and Children. Located at 19269 Bad George Road, Summerland Key. Call 305-712-0489.
Full Circle Wellness offers yoga, dance, Zumba, paddle board yoga, Reiki, meditation classes, and more. Located at 30200 Overseas Highway (MM 30), in Big Pine Key. To join a class or reserve a private session, call Jolie Wilson at 305-942-1480 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Key West, two favorites are Shakti Yoga and Yoga on the Beach. Shakti Yoga provides vinyasa, hatha, anusara, restorative and kids yoga classes with multiple choices daily. Yoga on the Beach invites participants to connect to their inner peace in the beauty of nature's rhythms, with classes held daily November through May at Fort Zachary Taylor State Park and yearlong classes at Southernmost on the Beach.
Jala Spa at the Hyatt Resort is named after the Sanskrit word for 'water' and visitors can relax to treatments inspired by the ocean waves. Visitors can opt for facial/skin treatments, massage, and a menu of body treatments. 601 Front Street, Key West (305) 809-4080.
Spa al Mare at The Reach, a Waldorf Astoria Resort offers calming and rejuvenating indoor and outdoor spa services for guests, from facials to Swedish to deep tissue massage, aromatherapy, reflexology and yoga, all in an elegant setting. (305) 296-5000.
SpaTerre provides Ocean Key Resort and Spa in Key West guests a body indulgences and treatment menu that brings together beauty know-how from around the world: Indian and Thai rituals to calm, restore, energize and beautify. Inquire about the Sensory Overload package for infusions of jasmine, frangipani and tropical island fruits. Ocean Key Resort & Spa, Zero Duval Street, Key West (800) 328-9815.
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Stay Fit Studio offers Pilates Strength, Spinning, yoga, specialized and enhanced fitness classes, as well as massage therapy and one-on-one personal training. 804 White Street, Key West FL 33040 (305) 294-0693.
Pier House Resort & Spa offers true indulgence and total pampering with a full-service spa experience that includes a wide variety of body and beauty treatments. Slow down and get pampered with a restorative menu of massages, facials, body treatments, hair, nail and make-up services. Pier House Resort & Spa, One Duval Street, Key West (305) 296-4600 ext. 1010.