Whether it’s a day away from the kids, the job, the world, or life in general, a trip to one of the best spas in Tampa Bay is one of the best ways to treat yourself. The world is a stressful place, but somehow, when you are viewing it from behind soothing cucumber slices, it no longer matters. Tampa Bay boasts many world-class spas offering treatments ranging from facials, massages, waxing, energy boosters and more.  We thought you might need a royal moment and put together a list of a few of our favorite Spas in Tampa Bay.

Spa Sudeva South Tampa

The epicenter of relaxation, Spa Sudeva is the place to go to get your zen on and open that third eye. With facial treatments, massages, and energy rituals, you not only relax but go on a journey of peace and tranquility! Spa Sudeva on MacDill Avenue in South Tampa offers great deals, visit their website to see the best offers, just click the link above and then 'Website.'

Caribbean Mystique Massage & Wellness Spa New Tampa

Island inspired, this best spa in Tampa welcomes you to a home away from home, a place where you can experience an escape to the Caribbean Islands without ever leaving Tampa. Stop what you're doing - Take a Deep Breath - Look at the Person next to YOU and Say "Now Entering Island TIME mahn!  Travel to Your Island Inspired Destination SPA! Caribbean Mystique awaits.

Luxe Day Spa Soho SoHo District, South Tampa

Luxe makes you feel like an actor ready for their close-up! One of the best EVENT spas in Tampa, schedule an appointment before your next big party, or anytime you want to look and feel fabulous! Luxe Day Spa is located in the SoHo District of South Tampa and offers, facials, waxing, chemical peels, and full eyebrow service! They run monthly specials, see what they have going on this month by tapping the link above to visit their site.

Tranquility Wellness Spa St. Petersburg

Your tranquility awaits in the form of a massage, facial, nail care, waxing and body treatments in a refreshing and tranquil environment. Voted the Number 1 spa in St. Petersburg, it had to make our list of the best spas in Tampa Bay. Featured on USA Today's Top 10 Best Spas in the Region. Call to make your reservation today.

Glow Day Spa Hyde Park Area - South Tampa

Glow provides both men and women a truly indulgent experience with intoxicating smells, beautiful surroundings and the latest in skin care and spa services. Rejuvenate with Microdermabrasion, take a massage and refresh tired skin with organic ingredients. At Glow, you also find gifts to treat yourself or a friend. Stop by to see what's new and leave your troubles behind. Glow Couture Day Spa, is an escape from reality.

Lemon Tree Spa St. Pete Beach

Making our list of best spas in Tampa Bay is Lemon Tree, a holistic day spa with locations in St Pete Beach and Tierra Verde offering massages, facials, body treatments, as well as clothing! Check out their LTS Apparel!

Pia Esthetics - South Tampa

Pia Esthetics on Bay-to-Bay Blvd. has been on the spa scene in South Tampa for more than 13 years. Their expertly trained, caring staff will guide you through professional waxing, gentle massage, and their new micro blading technique. Pia also offers a variety of specials including deals for best friends, couples and mother/daughter duos.

Botanica Day Spa Clearwater

On Court Street in Downtown Clearwater, we love this little spa that could and does! Nominated for Best of the Bay – 2014, 2015, and 2016., Creative Loafing Best of the Bay 2013 – Best Day Spa 1st runner up, Creative Loafing Best of the Bay 2013 – Best Mani/Pedi runner up, Citysearch 2009/2010 – Voted best in Tampa Bay for Brazilian Bikini Wax, Citysearch 2009/2010 – Voted best in Tampa Bay for Eyebrow Shaping, Citysearch 2009/2010 – Voted best in Tampa Bay for Therapeutic Massage.

Spa Evangeline South Tampa

Sometimes you just need to press REFRESH and remember what’s most important, you! Located inside the Epicurean Hotel in SoHo, Spa Evangeline offers facials, massages, and even full body treatments and scrubs! If you’re always the one saying “I’m too busy to pamper myself,” Spa Evangeline offers 15 to 45-minute Executive Happy Hour treatments! Become a member of the spa to receive exclusive specials and treatments. After your treatment head into Elevage @ The Epicurean Hotel for gourmet goodies, wine, and champagne, or head up to the rooftop bar to discover Edge Social Drinkery for a craft cocktail and a grand view.

Spa Waterside Downtown Tampa Channelside District

Located inside Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, the Waterside Spa in downtown Tampa delivers a full spa experience to guests and locals. With a focus on comfort and customer service, Waterside's Spa Services include among other things facials, massages, and treatments for singles and couples! If you live or work downtown consider taking your next break at the spa, you will return to work energized and ready to take on the world. This best spa in Tampa offers gift certificates......hey bosses out there, did you read that part? Hint: GREAT GIFT IDEA for your hard working staff!

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Safety Harbor Resort and Spa Safety Harbor

Indeed blurring the lines between beauty salon, hair salon, and spa, Safety Harbor Resort and Spa in Safety Harbor offers it all. Try the facial treatment and get your nails and hair done; they also professionally apply makeup. Catering to men and teens too, this is the perfect spa for a family-experience. Check their daily deals, and to get the most from your visit, plan on dining at the spa restaurant inside or on the patio, or take in the new Bar Fly, Sweetwater Grill across the street for a truly relaxing Margaritaville experience.

Essentials of South Tampa

At Essentials, they create unique experiences while promoting a spa lifestyle that encourages wellness and well-being. Want to enjoy a relaxing massage with your significant other? Their couples room is available for you and your partner; take time and relax. Call 813-964-6860.

Signature Massage & Facial Spa W. Hillsborough

Since 2007 Signature Massage & Facial Spa has been providing professional massage and spa services in Tampa at affordable prices. Thier one hour massages start at $39.95 and there are no contracts or memberships required. Call Signature Massage & Facial Spa - 813.925.8898 

SB Health & Beauty Spa South Tampa

 If you’re looking for a change or need to refresh your look, SB Health & Beauty Spa offers solutions and treatments including facials and massages, full body wraps and endermologie, a non-invasive treatment that defies aging! Click over to their business page through the link above for additional details and a link to their webpage.

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With so many spas in South Tampa perhaps we should make spa hopping a thing like bar hopping!  Try any or all of the spectacular spas in this article and in Tampa Health and Beauty; each one offers unique services and esthetics; find the right spa home for you! You know it's time to pamper yourself, to take some 'me' time, how long has it been? Don't wait for someone to figure out it is what you want, go for it then find a fun place to show off the hip, new relaxed you. Visit nightlife in Tampa, or go Shopping in Tampa for a new outfit then hit up one of the many great restaurants in Tampa with friends and show them your glow! 

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