When you’re looking for a place to relax and get away from it all in Orlando, you can head to one of the area’s resort and hotel spas for a peaceful retreat, or enjoy some R&R at a health club or day spa. Orlando boasts dozens of day spas, resort spas and a few yoga studios where you can relax, unwind and just enjoy a healthy escape for a few hours. Here are just five ideas for a healthy escape in Orlando, Florida:
Asian Massage at Assa Day Spa
Assa Day Spa is located on International Drive, a short drive from Universal Studios and the I-Drive shopping district. Head here for Asian body treatments and Eastern massage services, such as the Korean Body Scrub, Collagen Body Wrap and Shiatsu massage amongst others. It’s the perfect destination to unwind and relax, and pamper your skin from head to toe. Assa Day Spa is located at 5624 International Drive. Call (407) 24-9797 for more information.
Spa Day at the Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes Orlando
Spend the entire day relaxing in the private spa pool and relaxation lounge at the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes, home to a luxury spa with 40 treatment rooms, a heated outdoor lap pool and Jacuzzi. You can enjoy a gourmet lunch at the café on site, take a guided meditation course, and enjoy a deluxe body treatment or massage service. The Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes is located at 4012 Central Florida Parkway. Call (407) 393-4200 for more information.
Rejuvenating Facial at FaceHaven Day Spa
Enjoy a professional Dermalogica facial at FaceHaven, a 60-minute treatment that includes a double cleansing, exfoliation, Ultrasonic treatment, Galvanic treatment, extractions, face mask, upper body massage, toner and moisturizer application. You can relax in the soothing lounge area before or after your treatment to make the most of your spa day. You’ll find it at 14055 Town Loop Boulevard, Suite #300 in Orlando. Call (407) 240-1212 for more information.
Yoga Classes at the Yoga Matrix Studio
The Yoga Matrix Studio offers drop-in classes started at $15 per session, and is a great place to take a beginner’s yoga course, or enjoy a stress-relieving stretching session. In addition to breathing and meditation classes, visitors can take a laughter yoga class, hatha yoga, or enjoy a hip and back flexibility session that helps the body break out of habitual stress patterns. The Yoga Matrix Studio is located at 7601 Della Drive in Orlando; call (407) 354-0909 for more information.
Therapeutic Massage at Studio One Wellness Center
The Studio One Wellness center offers Swedish, therapeutic and deep tissue massage services, in addition to its fitness classes throughout the week. You can choose from a 50-minute or 80-minute session to relieve stress and reduce tension in the body. Head to the tea salon before your service to enjoy Octavia Teas and Flavia flavored coffee. The center is located at 12461 South Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando; call (407) 852-5775 for more information.