Best Spas in Jacksonville

Best Spas in Jacksonville

The votes are in for the Best Spas in Jacksonville. Check out our list of award-winning and reader favorite spas and use our guides to both Spas in Jacksonville and Spas in Florida to find the perfect place for your next spa day or spacation.

Jacksonville is just 24 miles south of Georgia and is part of the First Coast region, and 40 miles north of St Augustine, which is included in the Jacksonville Metro Area. St Augustine is the oldest settlement and port in the United States, also part of Florida’s First Coast region. Jacksonville also refers to Jacksonville Beaches: Mayport, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Jacksonville Beach, and Ponte Vedra Beach. Jacksonville neighborhoods include Downtown Jacksonville, LaVilla, Brooklyn, Riverside and Avondale, Springfield, Eastside, and San Marco.

These day spas offer skin care, massage, manicures, pedicures, aromatherapy, couples treatments and much more.  These spas are considered the Best of Jacksonville based on polls and ratings from our readers and spa enthusiasts, visits and reviews by, local radio, print and digital media, and spa industry professionals.


Ponte Vedra Spa

Ponte Vedra Spa at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

302 Ponte Vedra Blvd, Ponte Vedra Beach

Our Best Hotel Spa was a tie courtesy of reader tips and votes. Ponte Vedra Spa at the Ponte Vedra Inn is located in a spacious square-foot facility situated on 3.1 acres beachfront acres approximately 20 miles east of Jacksonville.

At PV Spa, guests enjoy a full service menu with more than 100 different treatments ranging from manicures, pedicures, skin care, hair, body,  in addition to a bevy of amenities making for a perfect Spa Day.

This includes all day packages, half day packages, sauna, steam, and Jacuzzi, and a spa dining room for light fare. Plentiful relaxation areas with lush decor and waterfalls surround guests who engage in quiet conversation, read, and doze, making this an ideal location to spend an entire day recharging your winter batteries.

My best friend and I enjoyed a couples massage in a private suite, sauna, steam and spa lunch over several hours, followed by a walk on the grounds and a stroll on the beach.  Our best full spa day in the Jacksonville area.

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The Spa at One Ocean Resort, Jacksonville


1 Ocean Blvd, Atlantic Beach

Our Best Hotel Spa was a tie courtesy of reader tips and votes.    One Ocean Spa is a full service luxury day spa located in the hotel.  Day Guests are welcome. Services include therapeutic massage, sea-inspired body rituals (scrubs, masks and wraps), a Vichy Shower wet room, manicures and pedicures, skin care, packages for singles and partners, separate relaxation and changing rooms, an ocean view duo suite with Swiss showers, a refreshment bar with spa water, tea and wholesome snacks, plus our fitness center with certified personal trainers, yoga, and tai chi instructions available by appointment.

One Ocean Resort and Spa is a perfect beach spa day for us.  The fine dining restaurant and lounge are wonderful, so a nice morning at the spa, followed by lunch and use of the the beachfront heated pool and resort amenities (if you are a spa guest), and you have the perfect Atlantic Beach Spa Day.

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Spa and Laser Center Southside Dermatology

Spa & Laser Center at Southside Dermatology

4727 Sunbeam Road Suite #102, Jacksonville

Dr. Mary Pentel opened her Southside Dermatology practice in Jacksonville in 2000 and its medical and surgical dermatological services were enhanced by the onsite medical spa department, The Spa & Laser Center at Southside Dermatology, added in 2014.   This top notch medical spa offers an extensive menu of expert skin care, including injectable fillers and Botox, skin tightening and body contouring devices, and laser treatments for the treatment of wrinkles, scars, acne, melasma, pigmentatry disorders, rosacea, vessels, leg veins, and more.  The medical spa team offers non-surgical skin rejuvenation treatments under the direct supervision of Dr. Pentel, who remains on site (unlike other medical spas with off-site supervision) to ensure effective and safe treatments.  Dr. Pentel and her team are also certified in Oncology Esthetics specifically designed for cancer patients and survivors.

From the lash enhancements purely for fun, to the laser treatments which significantly improved my reddened rosacea nose and cheeks, to the microcurrent facial which actually made my face and brows look naturally lifted, every treatment and every team member of the Spa and Laser Center at Dr. Pentel’s practice has been wonderful for me.  Coupled with the clean, comfortable, lovely and spacious spa area, this investment has been worth every penny.

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Natural Body Spa Jacksonville Florida


4663 River City Drive Jacksonville

Our readers nominated and tipped us to the Jacksonville’s Natural Body Spa to enjoy our best massage and our Secret Spa Reviewers agreed. Natural Body Jacksonville features 13 massage and esthetic treatment rooms, two private manicure/pedicure rooms, a couples massage room with a private water wall, private changing room and shower facility, and a shoppe with more than 1,000 square feet of Natural Body care, natural skincare lines used in the massage and facial services, aromatherapy, candles, and custom gift baskets.

It was particularly nice to leave the spa feeling lighter than air and be able to shop and dine in a lovely shopping center afterward.  This is now my go-to spa for massage because I’m an avid tennis and golf player and am constantly sore, it seems like.   I always am put to rights after a visit here. Plus, I appreciated that my therapists, Kathleen a year or so back, and Jennifer this year, engaged in no aggressive sales-pitches for products or services.  As one who enjoys various spa treatments all over Florida twice a month on average, the constant pressure to spend on products can negate the healing I seek in the first place.  

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Marilyn Monroe Spa Jacksonville


150 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville

Marilyn Monroe Spas and Nail Lounges are fun, vibrant, luxury and accessible in one fell swoop.  Our readers love the nail lounges and locations with additional services, like this one.  In addition to manicures and pedicures, guests at the Jacksonville Nail Salon can also enjoy facials and a massage in a private treatment room. The manicures and pedicures in this location got highest marks for Jacksonville.

I confess I used to be patron of a so-called chop shop.  In fast, out fast, inexpensive pedicures and manicures.  I knew they used blades and things they were not supposed to, but I thought this was actually a plus — I needed that extra help and thought the regulations and such were a bunch of hooey.  I thought spa pedicures were over-priced until I was asked the simple question: “Why do you value your health so little?  Is saving $10 worth loosing a nail, a toe, or worse?”  NO.   I went to the Marilyn Monroe Nail Lounge, plus 3 others, in a four (4) month period.   This Nail Lounge was the cleanest, with the most attention to regulations and details, and the aesthetics of my mani and pedi were clearly the best.  The work lasted longer, my feet and heels look better and don’t need blades, and I realized I’d actually been throwing money away for a long time.  Silly.  This is my regular nail salon, now. Thank you.

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2 thoughts on “Best Spas in Jacksonville

  1. Shar says:

    These are all Great places :)

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