Spas are sweet retreats for couples, and spa dates in Tampa, St Pete and Clearwater make really romantic experiences. Where else can you unplug, unwind and undress before completely surrendering yourselves to spa treatments that leave you soothed, smoothed and really relaxed? Be it relinquishing yourselves to expert massages, soaking in an oversized tub or sipping wine side-by-side while enjoying a mani-pedi, there’s no better way to take a timeout together than in one of these Tampa Bay spas.
Updated September 2023 by Brie Gorecki
Soak by the Sand at a Clearwater Spa
What’s more relaxing than a spa with a breathtaking view? Check out the spacious and gracious Sandava Spa located at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach. Supporting a lifestyle of wellness, Sandava Spa aims to connect you to the surrounding environment.
With treatments inspired by the ocean, you will leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. They offer an array of relaxing massages, facials that are custom designed for both men and women, manicures and pedicures, and refreshing body treatments all to enjoy in the privacy of their luxury Couples Suite.
For an ultimate aromatic experience, try their Ginger Lime or Florida Orange body scrub or their Sun Repair Soother after a long day at the beach.
301 S. Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33767
Downtown Tampa Spas: An Urban Oasis
Two spas in the heart of downtown Tampa offer amazing settings for a fun weekend staycation and a great place to relax just the two of you, regardless of if you’ve booked an overnight stay. The Spa by JW at the JW Marriott Tampa Water Street is a gorgeous place to relax. Go big with the A-Dos Amores Couples Reconnection. A 100-minute massage experience for two that includes a custom reconnection ritual, massage, scalp treatment and “playtime” with Hungarian mud. The Spa has all the spa services you’d expect including facials, eye treatments, massages, mani/pedis, men’s services and even pregnancy massages (Hello Babymoon).
510 Water Street, Tampa, FL 33602
Just down the street you’ll find the Tampa EDITION, home to the Spa at The Tampa EDITION. Inspired by the healing properties of the ocean, the Spa has an expansive menu of services — the skincare menu is two pages long! The Duo Massage is a 50 or 80 minute massage for two in a special, private room designed for the two of you. Regardless of if you make a romantic weekend out of it, or just spend the afternoon relaxing together, the EDITION is a great place to start. Hatch Mama, Sound Healing, and Mindful Dreams Massages are all unique offerings at The Tampa EDITION.
500 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
Relax by the Waves in St. Pete Beach
Spa Oceana at St. Pete Beach’s iconic Don CeSar takes inspiration from the world’s oceans. Named “Best Spa” of St. Petersburg and Clearwater 2021, this St. Pete spa incorporates ingredients sourced from those same bodies of water into a menu of helpful, healing treatments. In fact, water is a recurring theme throughout the entire St. Pete spa.
Enjoy waterfront views of the Gulf of Mexico from the seaside Whisper Lounge. Become filled with soothing sounds emanating from its indoor waterfall.
The rooftop terrace of this nine-story luxury resort is where couples can relax while taking in panoramic views of the location’s beautiful beachfront.
The couple’s spa treatment suite also overlooks the Gulf and creates an idyllic backdrop for a sea salt-infused soak in the warm waters of a specially designed tub-for-two. The suite accommodates 60-minute couple’s Swedish massages that create nothing less than perfect bliss.
3400 Gulf Blvd., St Pete Beach, FL 33706
Cabana Bliss in Tampa Bay
It’s impossible not to feel immediate peace upon walking into Spa Jardin, located in the heart of South Tampa. Couples can unwind together in a spacious Tampa spa suite for side-by-side bliss.
But the ultimate treatment room is the Orchid Room, a bright, outdoor, temperature-controlled cabana where you can enjoy a variety of treatments including Thai massage. This restorative treatment involves deep stretching, rhythmic movements, acupressure and more to release any lingering tension. Other treatments include a Thai fusion massage, algae mud wrap, hot stone massage and more.
4121 S MacDill Avenue, Tampa, FL 33611
Find Your Zen at Tampa Spas
The tranquil Spa Sudeva is a cozy sanctuary for rest and relaxation, and the perfect Tampa spa date. Salt lamps, warm hues, luxurious fabrics and soft lighting set the mood in each of the spa’s peaceful treatment rooms.
Release tension with a CBD or aromatherapy massage, or try the Zen Fusion massage which combines Swedish massage and healing therapy massage. This Tampa spa also offers several unique healing treatments like Reiki and intuitive guidance readings.
Fellas can indulge in the Zen for Men facial treatment which utilizes hot eucalyptus-infused towels, cleansing and exfoliation, and a face, neck and scalp massage. While there isn’t a couples treatment room, enjoy your treatments individually and then reconnect in the cozy relaxation lounge area – it’s kinda like a great couples’ date experience and an individual date experience all in one.
2406 South MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629
Spa Getaway Day
Feel like treating yourself to a daycation? Hit I-4 and head toward Orlando to visit a luxurious resort spa. Located just an hour away from Orlando, Mokara Spa at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate offers everything you need for a full day of bliss. Release tension and stress with a customized signature massage. Or go all out with one of the spa packages, each of which includes several hours worth of treatments.
The best way to visit is by purchasing a spa day pass, for pool access plus complimentary self parking and 10% off spa services. Spa passes range in price from $40 and up per person.
Feature image credit: Spa Oceana at Don CeSar