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Mayfair Hotel & Spa

3000 Florida Ave., Coconut Grove

Toll-free 1-800-433-4555;

Pet-friendly boutique hotel with 179 rooms and suites in heart of Coconut Grove, with rooftop infinity pool, sundeck and skybar to be completed this year; Jurlique Spa uses holistic and whole body elements. Tea Tree Body Polish detoxifying spa treatment ($125), Escape spa treatment package ($175) with aroma bath, massage, facial. Spa Escape for Two package includes accommodations with Jacuzzi on private balcony, two 30-minute spa services, American breakfast, starting at $229 during summer months. Standard room rates range from $139 to $329 after June 1; prices may vary during holidays.

Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

4000 Sandestin Blvd. S, Destin

Toll-free 1-800-367-1271;

Serenity by the Sea Spa offers stone massage, sea salt scrubs, mud therapies, ayurvedic relaxation facials, sport pedicures. Spectacular Spa package ($1,019 per night, double) includes beachview suite, facials, massages, pedicures, spa lunch, fitness center use. Polish & Shine package includes spa services, wine, dinner at $537 plus room cost. Girls Day at the Beach for four ($509 plus room charge) includes beach umbrellas and chairs, cocktails, lunch.

Room rates start at $549-per-night weekend rates and $349-per-night weekday rates, dropping to $199 for weekdays after June 24, based on availability and excluding holidays, at the 600-room resort.

Naples Grande Beach Resort

475 Seagate Drive, Naples

Toll-free 1-888-422-6177;

Golden Door Spa has private gulffront couple's spa villa with private whirlpools, soaking tub, sundeck, patio. Services include Mommy-To-Be pregnancy massage or Mommy-&-Me mother and baby massage. Spa packages include Golden Grande package ($355) with massage, Sweet Awakenings scrub with aromatherapy oils, raw sugar cane treatment and signature facial. The Ohm Sweet Ohm spa package includes accommodations, upper body massage and stretching, Sweet Awakenings body scrub, manicure and pedicure, starting at $279 per night. Summer rates start at $149 per night.

Don CeSar Beach Resort

3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach

Toll-free 1-866-728-2206;

The majestic pink resort recently opened a new 11,000-square-foot Spa Oceana with skin care treatments, body wraps, salon services and barber; reflexology ($70), Thai massage ($210), Mommy-To-Be massage ($140), Reiki massage ($140), plus aromatherapy and aromastone massages.

Packages available at the 277-room, gulffront hotel include: Pretty in Pink Girls Getaway, with three-night minimum accommodation and quad occupancy required, refresher spa package for four (sea scrub and body massage) and breakfast buffet for four, starting at $1,279; Beach Escape includes accommodations, spa or dining credit, starting at $294 per night. Summer room rates start at $229 and do not include resort tax and fees.

Sawgrass Golf Resort & Spa

1000 PGA Tour Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach

Toll-free 1-800-457-4653;

Spa at Sawgrass is a 25,000-square-foot Zen sanctuary with body treatments and wraps, hydrotherapy baths, massage, including Thai (yoga) massages, facials and salon services. There's also yoga, Pilates, spinning classes, after-golf sports stretching at workout/fitness studio with cardio-fitness theater and a personal trainer. Deluxe Spa package includes one night accommodations for two, choice of spa treatments, spa travel gifts, use of fitness center, breakfast for two, starting at $434.

Resort is pet-friendly. Room rates start at $209 during summer.

Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island

Toll-free 1-888-856-4337;

Ritz-Carlton Spa services include body wraps, scrubs, and polishes, massages for moms-to-be ($95 to $195), Hadashi massage ($150) where therapists balance from bars while using their feet to relieve muscle tension, energizing facials and Slumber Therapy reflexology treatment, plus full-service salon and fitness center. Island Oasis package ($355) includes lemon-jasmine body exfoliation, rosemary scalp massage, soothing bath and lemon body massage. Other packages: Post-Sun Treatment ($355) and Day of Beauty ($550).

Spa package starts at $459 per night and includes $150 spa credit. Special Occasion package starts at $489 per night includes accommodations, breakfast for two daily.

Pink Shell Beach Resort & Spa

275 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach

Toll-free 1-888-222-7465;

Aquagene Spa offers a range of services, including poolside massages, teen manicures and pedicures. Aquateen spa sampler ($130) for ages 11 to 15 includes facial, manicure, pedicure; Romantic Rendezvous for two ($374) includes sugar scrub, couple's massage, champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries.

Standard room rates start at $179.

Casa Marina Resort & Beach Club

1500 Reynolds St., Key West

Toll-free 1-866-397-6342;

Ocean Breeze massage on the beach; body scrubs, masks, Duval Crawl Respite spa package ($250) with exfoliation, aromatherapy massage. Specials include free fourth night after three-night stay. Room rates start at $169 to $339 a night after June 1.

Pier House Resort and Caribbean Spa

1 Duval St., Key West

Toll-free 1-800-723-2791;

Spa specials include the Bridal Package ($323) with Swedish massage, tropical minifacial, manicure, pedicure, hairstyle, lunch; Mango Mud Wrap or Chocolate Kiss wrap ($115 each), caviar facial with "micronized'' caviar and pearl extract ($165).

Girlfriend Getaway five-night stay at $170 per person, per night, massage, botanical facial, pedicure, other two- and three-night stay specials also include spa treatments. Room rates start at $229 per night after June 1 for the 143 rooms and suites at the resort.

Sandpearl Resort

500 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach

(727) 441-2425;

Clearwater Beach's newest resort has 253 gulf- or bay-view rooms and suites. Yoga massage, Thai and stone massages are among the spa services offered. Essence of Sandpearl half-day spa package includes body exfoliation, massage, pedicure, manicure, facial and lunch. Yoga, meditation, tai chi beachside in the mornings; also Pilates and cardio blast, Beach Boot Camp, personal fitness trainer.

Pampered Pals Getaway for two, includes two-night, three-day stay, $100 dining credit, massage, breakfast buffet each morning at $376 per room, per night; standard room rates start at $289.

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

6000 W Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee

(407) 586-0000;

Florida-themed resort on 4 acres with signature glass dome atriums, new outdoor recreation park.

Girlfriends Truth or Dare Getaway package includes room starting at $169 (four-room minimum) per night, plus add-on customized experience like a spa party, at added cost. Bachelorette Getaway room rates start at $169 per room per night (four-room minimum), with personalized services chosen at added cost. Standard room rates for summer start at $219 per night for the 1,406 guest rooms.

Delano Hotel

1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach

Toll-free 1-800-697-1791;

The oceanfront resort in the heart of South Beach has 194 modern all-white rooms.

Services at the hotel's rooftop Agua Spa, which has 360-degree views, include Lavender Basil Bamboo scrub ($80), White Cloud Algae body mask treatment ($140) with Italian white mud body wrap, rub with essential oils. The Heavenly Hangover spa package ($270) includes hot stone massage, vitamin facial and sprayology homeopathic treatment. Summer room rates start at $330 weekdays, $405 weekends.

Sanibel Harbor Resort & Spa

17260 Harbour Pointe Drive, Fort Myers

Toll-free 1-866-283-3273;

Named one of the "Top 10 Spa Resorts in the U.S." by Conde Nast Traveler. The spa has a full range of massage, facial, salon services, plus BETAR (Bio Energetic Transduction Aided Resonance) bed session ($75), one of only 16 worldwide, where sound waves bathe the entire body, promoting relaxation.

Discover the Spa package two-night minimum includes water-view accommodations, two spa services per person, breakfast each day, spa amenity and valet parking, from $510 per night.

Room rates in summer start at $199.

Peggy Anders, Times staff writer

Spa vacations right at home in Florida 05/10/08 [Last modified: Saturday, May 10, 2008 4:30am]
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