Mandarin Oriental, Florida

By Sandra Ramani / September 12, 2011

 

In honor of its 10th anniversary, this beloved Brickell Key hotel rolled out a host of renovations through 2010, including redesigned guestrooms and a vibrant new beach club. Just re-opened in November, The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental received the biggest overhaul, and now boasts 11 treatment rooms, six gorgeous VIP suites, and new “heat experience” facilities for both men and women. Natural elements abound, from the bamboo, rice paper, and organic linens in the décor to the mud, algae, spices, and oils used in the services. A true menu standout is the signature Kundalini Journey, a deeply relaxing two-hour experience featuring aroma, color, sound and gemstone therapy, plus therapeutic massage. At the end, clients receive a pendant of the gem used in their service—a pretty reminder of the treatment’s centering, nurturing effects. mandarinoriental.com/miami

Sandra Ramani

Sandra Ramani

Senior Contributing Editor at Organic Spa Magazine
In addition to serving as OSM’s Senior Contributing Editor, writer/editor Sandra Ramani covers travel, wellness, and lifestyle topics for such publications as Travel + Leisure, Robb Report, Premier Traveler, AFAR, Bridal Guide, Elite Traveler, and Every Day with Rachael Ray. She is also the author of “Day Trips from Dallas / Fort Worth,” now in its second edition. Recent assignments have found her sleeping in the Sahara, hopping helicopters in New Zealand, and making this new friend in Bali.
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