Orlando's Oasis of Pampering Awaits

Take a departure from the hectic attractions scene and head instead to a spa where tired tootsies and sun-soaked skin can get the pampering they deserve.

1 For Serenity and Solitude

Begin with a stress-melting indoor or outdoor massage at the Hyatt Regency Orlando. Then, indulge yourself in a European facial or body wrap for full-sensory rejuvenation. Follow up this experience with a visit to the full-service salon. Want to take a piece of the Spa home? The Hyatt's very own signature organic body care line and richly scented lotions are available for purchase.

2 For Rejuvenation

From Swedish massages and chamomile body polishes to enticing aromatherapy journeys, the Spa at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort will totally transform your state-of-mind. After a signature body scrub and parrafin hand treatment, you'll feel as good as new. 

3 For Time With Teens …

Mandara Spa at Walt Disney World’s Swan & Dolphin Hotel lets families spa together thanks to its YSPA Teen Program designed to pamper guests ages 14 to 17. Besides age-appropriate treatments, such as the Surfers Scrub body exfoliation and the Acne Attack Facial, this Balinese-inspired space also creates some epic quality-time moments—via the Mother and Daughter Paradise Massage and the Father and Son Chill Out Massage.

4 For a Couple’s Escape …

A full menu of ocean-influenced treatments infused with marine oils, salt scrubs and filtered seawater transports guests to a sea of tranquility at Blue Harmony Spa inside the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek. Couples get particularly pampered thanks to the luxurious couple’s suite appointed with side-by-side soaking tubs and massage tables. Alternatively, lovebirds can experience a couple’s massage in the outdoor cabana adjacent to the outdoor spa garden and secluded hot tub. 

5 To Turn Back TIME …

A slew of rejuvenating facials and body treatments packs the spa menu at Relâche Spa at Gaylord Palms Resort where 25 treatment rooms are spread across a labyrinth-like, 20,000 square feet. Perhaps the most buzz-worthy offering, however, is the new Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial, which uses oxygen under pressure to push hydrating vitamins, antioxidants and amino peptides under the skin. This tranquil treatment gives skin an instant, visible lift, especially when accompanied by a Microcurrent Face Lift, which uses soft waves that tone the skin and erase fine lines.

6 For MALE Pampering …

While the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate may be best known for its two 18-hole championship golf courses, its Hawaiian-inspired spa, Mokara, is just as worthy of note. Though the spa offers lots of treatments for women, particular attention has been paid to pampering the resort’s male guests, who can take full advantage of the men’s steam room and sauna before heading to Blissville via the Men’s Deep Tissue Massage or Men's Sports Massage. Also offered are the Sports Manicure and Pedicure as well as a Men's Rescue Facial, designed to exfoliate and soothe the skin. 

7 For All-Day Zen …

At 40,000 square feet, the Ritz-Carlton Spa at Grande Lakes Orlando is the area’s largest oasis of pampering and the ideal locale for a dawn-till-dusk kind of spa day. Besides 40 treatment rooms, an outdoor hammock garden, a co-ed conservatory, two VIP suites and a 6,000-square-foot wellness center, the spa boasts a 4,000-square-foot, heated, outdoor lap pool surrounded by swanky cabanas and towering palms. Here, spend hours lounging, napping and sipping boozy cocktails or healthy smoothies.

Kristen Manieri
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