best of tampa bay
Health & Beauty
Best Pampering at a Golf Resort
Spend the day at the Innisbrook Resorts Spa Indaba to reconnect the mind and body with a massage, wrap, facial or body treatment. Relax in the mediation labyrinth or the courtyard, after a dip in the whirlpool bath or steam room. Just say ahhhhh. 727.942.5258; www.innisbrookgolfresort.com/spa-wellness/.
Best Natural Spa
No harsh or harmful chemicals in this nail salon, that uses only the finest ingredients and paraben-free products. Fun and creative nail designs too. No appointment necessary and walk-ins are always welcome. 813.837.2600; www.cravespa.com.
Best Celebrity Cut
Looking your best has never been easier than with a hair cut from Salon Jack’s owner, Chad Malm, who has coiffed his share of celebrity clients. From a cut, color or blow dry, the stylists put passion into each client’s desired look and treats every client like a celeb. 813.831.8955; www.salonjack.com.
Spa Evangeline at The Epicurean Hotel
Best New Boutique Spa
Relax and re-charge with a signature treatment made with fresh herbs from the living herb wall and rich botanical oils. From manis and pedis to facials and massages, do yourself a favor and visit this spa for a pampering retreat. 813.999.8742; www.spaevangeline.com.
You Glow Spray Tan
Best Place to Get a Healthy Glow
Get a healthy glow with a custom or VersaPRO spay tan from You Glow. Using only natural and organic based products, get that sun-kissed glow, anytime. Bridal packages are also available. 813.876.4560 – South Tampa; www.youglowspraytan.com.
Best Relaxation Spa
Melt away the stress inside this cute bungalow that offers a private outdoor oasis, or inside enjoy a signature massage, facial or pedicure. The heavenly scent will transport you into another place and time upon entering. The body and skincare products are available in the gift shop. 813.835.9549; www.spajardin.com.
Pia Esthetics Day Spa & Body Shop
Best Wax In Town
There is no need to shave anymore. Pia’s three locations offers waxing including the Brazilian wax, in South Tampa, St. Petersburg or Westchase. Feel smooth and flawless for weeks. Treat yourself to a relaxing massage or the perfect mani/pedi. 813.831.2418; www.bypia.com.
Glowie & Glow Couture Day Spa
Best Spa to De-stress
Located in a 1920s bungalow in the Palma Ceia Design District, Glow offers pampering massages or customized skincare treatments. Stop inside the small boutique to find the latest quality skincare products, candles, clothing and other unique gift items. 813.832.8000; www.glowdayspatampa.com.
Blowbar Express Styling Salon
Best Place to Get Hair Looking Good Fast
Whether you want your hair straight, wavy or curly, look your best by scheduling a blowout from Blowbar. Special occasion and bridal up-dos are also available. A fun place to host a girl’s birthday party or small event. 813.876.2569; www.blowbarexpress.com.
Best Spa Facial
Balance the soul and the body with a treatment at Spa Sudeva in South Tampa. Owner, Edyta Chylinski has created a sanctuary with delightful Reiki energy balancing services, facials and massage. 813.837.4300; www.spasudeva.com.
Best Indoor Escape at the Beach
Clear the mind and heal the body at the Sandpearl Spa sanctuary, inside Clearwater’s Sandpearl Resort with a signature massage or facial. 772.674.4140; www.sandpearl.com.
Best Health Club
Feel good and look great by getting your sweat on at LA Fitness. With state-of-the- art equipment, group fitness classes, pool, sauna spa, kids club and juice bar, in locations throughout the Tampa Bay Area. It’s time to get healthy. 813.775.6492; www.lafitness.com.
SoHo Cycling Studio
Best Place to Ride into Health
Getting healthy is easier than ever at SoHo Cycling. Sign up for indoor classes online and be prepared to sweat, while enjoying a virtual ride listening to music videos and lead by passionate instructors. 813.944.3044; www.sohocyclingstudio.com.