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Spa Indaba

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;


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;

Salon Jack

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;

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;

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;

Spa Jardin

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;

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;

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;

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;

Spa Sudeva

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;

Sandpearl Spa

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;

LA Fitness

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;

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;