Top 12 Day Spas and Wellness Centers in Gainesville
As spring and summer roll in, it’s about time for a day of rest and relaxation. Allow yourself to transport to a new world for a day, or knead out the knots of long hours at the desk – there could even be a facial in your future. Luckily for the residents of Greater Gainesville, a plethora of spas and wellness centers await your visit. Greater Gainesville appreciates its hard working residents, so be sure to set aside some time for yourself this spring and stop by one of these local spas!
Alachua Massage Center
Credited for their thorough massages, healing techniques, and therapeutic experience, book an appointment with Alachua Massage Center for a rejuvenating massage therapy session. Patrons of the Massage Center have reported seeing significant healing results within two visits. We love the personal experience Alachua Massage Center gives each guest, no matter how busy they are. Stop by the Massage Center for a calm break away from the bustling world of everyday life!
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:30 AM – 6 PM
Address: 14520 Main St UNIT 60, Alachua, FL 32615
Phone: (386) 418-3869
Ayurveda Health Retreat
Ayurveda Health Retreat is a wellness center offering extended stays, counseling services, massages, and healing sessions. Described as a “little piece of heaven,” staff will greet you like family, your stay will feel like home, and the treatments will leave you feeling renewed after your stay at the retreat. Ayurveda offers a healing treatment called Panchakarma, a detoxification program that promotes thorough cleansing without discomfort. If you’re feeling out of balance, stressed, or out of touch with yourself, we highly suggest trying their Panchakarma retreat.
Hours: Sun. – Sat. 8 AM – 8 PM
Address: 14616 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
Phone: (352) 870-7645
Carpe Omnia Day Spa
Carpe Omnia Day Spa is widely known for their skincare services, though they also offer a range of massage services! Guests come to Carpe Omnia to not only enjoy their wonderful services, but also to relax in their unmatched ambiance. From the first step into their facility, it’s clear that staff are dedicated to ensuring each guest leaves feeling uplifted and in a great state of mind. As mentioned previously, we highly recommend you try one of Carpe Omnia’s skincare services. You will undoubtedly leave with a smile – and glowing skin – on your face!
Address: 5200 W Newberry Rd #E9, Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: (352) 325-8586
Floating Lotus Spa
Known for their clean, relaxing facilities and kind, accommodating staff, Floating Lotus is the perfect getaway from the exhaustion of everyday life. Floating lotus offers a myriad of lovely services and classes, ranging from detox treatments to yoga. Try their acupuncture for a full body relief experience like no other, or, if you’re in need of some muscle relief, Floating Lotus’s deep tissue massages are highly renowned!
Address: 2441 NW 43rd St STE 3A, Gainesville, FL 32606 (Located in Thornebrook Village Shopping Center)
Phone: (352) 378-8125
Haile Village Spa & Salon
Guests leave Haile Village Spa & Salon feeling like a new person. Offering a wide variety of services from massages to facials and everything in between, there’s truly nothing like a Haile Village Spa & Salon service! Guests have reported leaving the spa feeling as though a whole year of tension was alleviated in their one hour service. If you’re looking for tension relief, schedule your next massage here! From prenatal to reflexology, Haile Village Spa & Salon is bound to have something for your needs.
Address: 5207 Southwest 91 Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone: (352) 335-5025
Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa
Head over to Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa to sit back and unwind after your busiest of days. Hand and Stone prides themselves on specializing in the highest quality massages at the most affordable prices – what they call an “affordable luxury.” Customers applaud their top notch service and attention to visitors. In need of a worthwhile facial? We’d suggest their classic facial for pore decongestion, skin firming and brightening, and an overall wonderful experience that will leave your skin feeling brand new!
Address: 4122 NW 16th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32605
Phone: (352) 553-0038
The Healing House of Alachua
From acupuncture to salt rooms, the Healing House of Alachua has almost every base covered for a day of rest and relaxation. They also provide their own selection of holistic healing products, made on-site! Describing themselves as a one stop shop, the Healing House of Alachua is well known for its warm staff, laid back atmosphere, and transformational treatments. If you’re looking for a more holistic treatment, we recommend trying out Healing House’s acupuncture services! By activating specific points on the body, acupuncture allows the body to heal itself by promoting better circulation and blood flow.
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Address: 14804 NW 140th St, Alachua, FL 32615
Phone: (386) 462-0020
Kalindi Wax & Skincare
Give your skin some overdue TLC at Kalindi Wax & Skincare Studio. Kalindi does it all – waxing, facials, massages, all leaving customers feeling relaxed and better than ever! Patrons report walking out of Kalindi’s with “glowing, hydrated skin,” so book your appointment today! We love Kalindi’s Signature Facials, which she tailors to your specific skin type. However, if you don’t have time to sit down for a full hour skin treatment but still need a moment of relaxation and revitalization, her 30 minute petite facial is the one for you!
Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:15 AM – 6 PM
Address: 15043 Main St, Alachua, FL 32615
Phone: (386) 266-9544
Massage Envy offers a multitude of services for your perfect self care day. From full body stretch services to massages, you are sure to find the one for your every need! Massage Envy’s staff works hard to ensure that every guest enters a serene, welcoming atmosphere and leaves with a smile on their face. Massage Envy greatly values flexibility and range of motion in our bodies – something we tend to neglect. Be sure to try one of their stretch therapy services for increased range of motion.
Address: 3946 SW Archer Rd Ste W105-106, Gainesville, FL 32608
Phone: (352) 373-3689
Pure Aesthetics is a medical spa in Gainesville, Florida, known for their incredible skincare services. Pure Aesthetics offers body sculpting, chemical peels, facials, and nearly every other service you might request. Staff are welcoming and warm – it is clear that everyone at Pure Aesthetics loves what they do and is there to give you the best experience. Dry skin? We suggest you try their Ultra Hydration facial, or, if you need something that addresses all your skincare problems, try their Signature Facial. You are sure to leave feeling anew!
Address: 217 NW 76 Dr, Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone: (352) 332-7873
Relax Salt Rooms
Looking for an experience beyond a traditional spa? Stop by Relax Salt Rooms! Book one of their many rooms to experience the wonders of salt therapy. Try their adult salt session in zero gravity chairs, their crystal meditation, or their crystal singing bowl sound therapy to temporarily transport to a different world. If you’re looking for a truly unique experience, try their Crystal Singing Bowls. This treatment utilizes the healing power of sound to resonate with each chakra of the body.
Address: 4936 NW 39th Ave suite a, Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: (352) 554-0386
Voted Gainesville’s Best Day Spa, Spa Royale is a resort style spa. Spa Royale consistently works to ensure a relaxing and restful experience for each customer with a personal touch. Wellness is their business! Leave the world behind and slip into a state of tranquility when you book your massage, skincare treatment, or nail service with Spa Royale. If you’re feeling tense and stiff from sitting inside all day, we highly recommend Spa Royale’s tension relief massage. Prepare to let all the worries of your busy day fall away under their care!
Hours: Tues. – Sat. 9 AM – 8 PM
Address: 910 NW 57th St, Gainesville, FL 32605
Phone: (352) 333-5800
The local spas of Greater Gainesville have a serene charm about them that is unreplaceable in any other wellness center. While you have the time, make sure to try some (if not all) of them out – it will surely be worth it.
Written by Mirabella Woodward