The world's first day-spa owner invited clients to "experience the healing powers of this here tar pit," which was bad news for its clientele but invaluable for modern-day archeologists. Preserve well-being without becoming permanently preserved with today's Groupon: for $35, you get your choice of either an aromatherapy massage or a facial (up to an $80 value) at Blue Waters Holistic Center, located in Pembroke Pines.
Blue Waters Holistic Center aims to coalesce mind, body, and spirit through natural healing techniques devised for battered bodies. Aromatherapy massage eases olfactory tensions as well as all-over muscle agitation; experienced professionals concoct customized blends of essential oils to help them zap their clients' key stresses during 55 minutes of knowing kneads ($70). Opt for a facial using d'vine vino therapy to leave with skin smoother than a 1959 cabernet sauvignon's glass bottle. Men can indulge in a lambrusco facial, which combines shea butter and fruit for a purifying and age-minimizing mien ($80), and ladies can sweeten skin with a merlot facial, packed with antioxidants and exfoliating agents from wine, pomegranate, and grape-seed extract ($80). Call to schedule an appointment.
- From the outside, the office building overlooking Pines Boulevard doesn't seem as if it houses an oasis designed to give people a respite from their daily grind. But on the third floor, the Blue Waters Holistic Center is a tranquil getaway … – Beth Feinstein-Bartil, Miami Herald
- look forward to my appointments like a child that looks forward to a toy store. I always get the best of compliments after I receive a facial. People ask me what I use on my face- its so glowing and fresh. The massage is AMAZING. As a working women [sic], wife, and a mother that just turned 40 to get a compliments over and over that I look much younger, this spa is the fountain of youth. – Morah H., SpaFinder
Blue Waters Holistic Center
At Blue Waters Holistic Center, licensed massage therapists and holistic health savants reinvigorate beleaguered bodies within private treatment rooms. Therapists incorporate nourishing clay masks and exfoliating salt scrubs into many treatments to infuse skin with the radiance of an octogenarian’s birthday cake. The spa draws upon products by Éminence, Thalgo, and d’vine due to their organic extracts, and also relies upon cutting-edge equipment such as infrared saunas and electromagnetic stimulation to alleviate muscle pain and mental stress.