Pampered in Paradise

Pampered in Paradise

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A couple's indulgent massage on the beach by Red Lane Spa at Sandals Emerald Bay.

Surprise your significant other with a special spa experience in The Bahamas.

Experience the ultimate escape with a rejuvenated body, mind and spirit at one of the many oceanfront spas throughout The Bahamas. With soothing therapies and services that range from Balinese-inspired amenities and traditional pampering to individual sanctuaries or couples’ spa villas, use this sampling of spas throughout the islands to find your ideal relaxation oasis.

The Abacos

Treasure Cay Abaco offers an Integrated Medical Spa with a wide range of beauty services, spa services and specialized treatments. Massages, wraps, facials, and enhancements create relaxation and boost overall health and skin vitality for men and women. (242) 365-8186; treasurecay.com/spa
Marina:
Treasure Cay Marina
(800) 327-1584; treasurecay.com/marina

Andros 

Kamalame Cay Resort features The Bahamas’ only overwater spa and offers personalized treatments during each visit. The spa uses the Naturopathic line of organic, sustainable products to deliver a holistic spa experience as you lie above the turquoise ocean. (877) 768-9423; kamalame.com/island-activities/overwaterspaMarina:
Kamalame Cay Marina
(242) 368-6281; kamalame.com


The Spa at Tiamo Resort
is surrounded by tropical palm trees to set the tone as you select from a wide range of spa treatments, including a revitalizing facial, an all-over body massage, or a body wrap and exfoliating session. All organic ingredients sourced from the sea give your skin a healthy boost. (242) 225-6871; tiamoresorts.com/healthy-living/spa/
Marina:
Kamalame Cay Marina
(242) 368-6281; kamalame.com

Nassua & Paradise Island

Windermere Spa and Salon has pampered and primped guests for over 65 years and now has three convenient locations, as well as appointments on board your own boat. An array of massages, facials, waxing, body treatments, and cosmetic services will create an invigorating, refreshing experience from head to toe. (242) 393-8788; windermeredayspa.com/
Marina:
Paradise Island Harbour Resort
(252) 676-2683


Sivananda Ashram Yoga Retreat
offers four main treatments: a therapeutic massage and Thai yoga massage to support general health and relieve tension; Osteopathy, a whole body system of manual treatment by a doctor to relieve joint and nerve issues, and Ayurvedic body treatments that massage oils deep into your tissues to release toxins. (242) 363-2902; sivanandabahamas.org/well-being-center/
Marina:
Marina at Atlantis
(242) 363-6068; atlantis.com/thingstodo/activities/marina.aspx


One & Only Spa at One & Only Ocean Club
has eight Balinese-style treatment villas for an individual or a couple, each with a waterfall shower, oversized daybed and whirlpool set in an open-air garden. Guests enjoy herbal teas and fresh fruit presented in a Japanese Tea Ceremony following each treatment.Select from the signature spa collections ranging during which guests will enjoy sessions lasting from two to six hours—Recharge, Renew, Serenity, Dream, Love, and Joy are all designed with a specific goal in mind. (242) 363-2501; oceanclub.oneandonlyresorts.com/spa.aspx
Marina:
Paradise Harbor Club & Marina
(242) 363-2992; festivaresorts.com


Red Lane Spa at Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort
uses indigenous ingredients to reinterpret spa rituals for singles and couples in the treatment room facility, en-suite, garden gazebos, or beachside. The full-service spa includes hot and cold plunge pools, a Eucalyptus steam room, sauna, and beauty salon. The Zen Garden on Sandals Cay, the resort’s private island, offers an additional four treatment rooms specially designed for couples to enjoy therapies in near isolation. Spa services are available exclusively to Sandals Royal Bahamian guests. (242) 327-6400; sandals.com/main/bahamian/ba-spa/
Marina:
Sandyport Marina Village
(242) 327-2425; sandyport.com


Mandara Spa at Atlantis Resort
has a comprehensive selection of Balinese-inspired health and beauty services offered in one of 32 treatment rooms. Spaces range from individual intimate retreats to private spa villas for two. The facility includes a relaxation lounge, hot and cold plunge pools, steam and sauna rooms, and a full-service salon. All packages include use of spa amenities and fitness facilities. (242) 363-2000; atlantisbahamas.com/thingstodo/spa
Marina:
Marina at Atlantis
(242) 363-6068; atlantis.com/thingstodo/activities/marina.aspx


Renova Spa at Hotel Riu Palace
offers tranquility and renewal through beauty treatments and a wide range of massage offerings. The facility includes four massage rooms, a whirlpool bath, sauna, gym, and beauty treatments for men and women. (242) 363-3500; riu.com/en/Paises/bahamas/paradise-island/hotel-riu-palace-paradise-island/
Marina:
Marina at Atlantis
(242) 363-6068; atlantis.com/thingstodo/activities/marina.aspx

 

The Exumas 

Grand Isle Resort & Spa features the SeaStar Spa, which utilizes organic ingredients from the ocean. By following a philosophy of “seawater therapy,” SeaStar Spa utilizes methods of natural marine healing to restore internal balance through innovative skin and body care treatments. Signature treatments include SeaStar Lava Shell massage, Exuma Beauty massage, and Island Lime & Ginger Salt Glow. Treatments may be arranged in your private villa. (242) 358-5000; grandisleresort.com/spaMarina:
Marina Emerald Bay
(242) 336-6100; marinaemeraldbay.com


Turquoise Cay Boutique Hotel
offers a variety of activities, including yoga and massages for stressed-out cruisers. Enjoy relaxation and soothed muscles among crystal clear waters and white sand beaches. (242) 357-0329; turquoisecay.com
Marina:
Man-O-War Marina
(242) 365-6008; manowarmarina.com


Red Lane Spa at Sandals Emerald Bay
is a sanctuary for relaxation and rejuvenation where classic European rituals are reinterpreted as distinctly Caribbean. Two signature packages are Scents of Love couples massage—a romantic candlelit experience with warm massage oil—and Raindrop Dreams, a 90-minute escape that harnesses the healing power of aromatherapy. (888) 726-3257; sandals.com/main/emerald/em-spa/
Marina:
Marina Emerald Bay
(242) 336-6100; marinaemeraldbay.com

Grand Bahama Island

Wellness Within at Island Seas Resort features spices and aromas found on Grand Bahama Island with treatments taken from the Bahamian way of life. Relax your mind and body completely as you are pampered in a pristine beach cabana. (242) 373-1271; islandseas.com/todo/spa
Marina:
Sunrise Resort & Marina
(242) 352-6834; sunriseresortandmarina.com/marina/


Old Bahama Bay
offers a multitude of soothing spa treatments in the privacy of your suite, on the beach or in the resort’s on-site massage room. Swedish massages, reiki massages, couples massages, and salt glow treatments are among the many that are available daily with 24-hour notice. (242) 350-6500; oldbahambay.com/activities/spafitness.aspxMarina:
Old Bahama Bay Marina
(954) 763-6382; oldbahambay.com/marina.aspx

By Christine Carpenter, Southern Boating May 2015

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