Salamander Spa at The Henderson, Destin
Just steps from miles of sugar-sand beaches and emerald waters, The Henderson is one of the finest luxury resorts to open along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The nature-inspired spa amenities and a careful staff seek to sooth the soul, while Spa Director, April Smith, ensures no request is left unheeded through the sacred art of healing during the journey to one’s best self.
Why You’ll Love It: Immense care is taken to provide the kind of one-to-one, personalized attention for each of our guests. The spa’s therapeutic, holistic and genuine approach revolves around you and your needs. Experienced spa providers utilize some of the world’s most innovative modalities and healing techniques to restore, renew and inspire.
Key Features: Housing 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor wellness space, the resort’s Salamander Spa immerses guests into a sanctuary of personal well-being and a state of total tranquility, with 11 private treatment rooms, a luxurious changing area, sun-lit relaxation spaces, a remarkable couples' suite, steam room, whirlpool tub, and experiential shower.
Bonus: Aside from the spa, guests can seek wellness experiences through activities such as, YOLO Board paddle boarding in the Gulf, a Rooftop Sunset Spin class and even a nature walk through the Henderson Beach State Park just next door.
Insider Favorite: The Signature Hot Stone Massage uses an intensive deep tissue technique and hot stones to revive fatigued muscles, re-balance the body and melt away stress, providing healing, calming and relaxing experience.The heated stones help release deep tension and encourage blood flow throughout the body. (Signature Hot Stone Massage, $90 minutes for $175)
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