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Miami Beach Emerges as Haven for Wellness Vacation Seekers This Season

Miami Beach Emerges as Haven for Wellness Vacation Seekers This Season

As wellness tourism grows at a rate of 12 percent a year, and the expectation for transformative travel increases, Miami Beach is perfecting the wellness vacation lifestyle with a variety of feel-good offerings from destination hotels, restaurants, fitness studios and more, created to connect the mind, body, and spirit this season. Travelers looking to take a break and recharge before heading into the holidays are invited to escape to Miami Beach's stretch of pristine sand and experience a new wave of wellness with crystal spa therapy at The Confidante Miami Beach, "the perfect spa day" at Carillion Miami Wellness Resort and gourmet vegan cuisine at Full Bloom.

"Wellness travel is not a one-size fit all concept. There is an increased appetite for providing travelers with opportunities to better themselves, and Miami Beach is a growing hub for wellness-conscious visitors," says Steve Adkins, Chairman of the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (MBVCA). "Travelers will find experiences, rituals, and mantras during their time with us and will have the ability to go home with a new sense of renewal and inner peace leading up to one of the most stressful times of the year."

Travelers looking to diversify their idea of wellbeing in Miami Beach, a destination like no other place in the world, will find a number of special activities, attractions, amenities and restaurants worth traveling for that cater to the growing demand for destination travel, including:

The Confidante Miami Beach has teamed up with luxury-spiritual lifestyle brand, Glacce, already famous for its crystal water bottles, to debut a customized crystal massage journey. The multi-sensory, 50-minute experience harnesses the power of crystal energy to rejuvenate, relax, or release based on guest preferences and needs. Guests can select their healing crystal - clear, rose quartz or amethyst - at the start of the journey, which is followed by a custom massage that draws from the energetic healing properties of the chosen crystal. The experience culminates with a hydrating crystal elixir ceremony, awakening the full spiritual potential of visitors and leaving them with a natural high.

Visitors looking to stay on track with healthy eating habits can enjoy a variety of dishes created to bring vegan to a new and delicious level on Miami Beach. Serving completely animal-free menu items sourced from local farms and small distribution companies, diners can feel good about diving into a sampling of creations like Jackfruit Empanaditas, Homemade Cashew Ricotta, and Spinach Ravioli al Pomodoro, Chimichurri Tempeh over Rainbow Quinoa and Raw Avocado Key Lime Ice Cream with Berry Sauce.

To help vacationers make the most of September, the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort has created the perfect spa day. Guests can enjoy a 50-minute treatment, access to 8 a.m. yoga and the adults-only rooftop pool, a beach chair and pass, two mimosas or glasses of prosecco, pre-and-post treatment relaxation in thermal areas, complete with Igloo Suite, Vitality Pool, Hydro Circuit and Crystal Steam room, complimentary valet and 20 percent off The Strand & Grill and The Corner Store. 

Beach-goers can take fitness to a new level at Anatomy on Miami Beach, a destination fusing all aspects of fitness together and offering services including age management, chiropractic care, IV nutritional therapy and beauty, group fitness, personal training and both hot and cold recovery areas. This intimate and integrated health and wellness community allow visitors to connect, sweat and recover, all under one roof.

Wellness-seeking travelers can look to Miami Beach all year long and stay up-to-date by downloading the Miami Beach Information App at

Awarded first place in the 2018, 2017 and 2016 edition of the Travvy Awards, presented by travAlliancemedia in the categories of "Best LGBTQ Destination" and "Best Wedding Destination, U.S. & Canada," recently named 2017 and 2016 World's Leading City Tourist Board in and North America's Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards, and a winner in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Magellan Awards by Travel Weekly in the categories of "Destinations | Mobile App", "Overall Spa Destinations| U.S and Canada" and  "Overall Beaches Destinations| U.S and Canada" respectively, Miami Beach is a favorite destination among travelers worldwide. Renowned for its unparalleled culinary offerings, extravagant nightlife, rich culture, luxe shopping and plush hotels, Miami Beach is home to unique museums, the New World Symphony, Miami City Ballet, Miami Beach Convention Center, international festivals and art exhibitions, boat and auto shows, over 187 boutique and resort hotels and 12 public parks; it is no wonder the beautifully diverse city is one of the world's most popular vacation destinations. Boasting seven miles of breathtaking beaches, Miami Beach is easily accessible from the Port of Miami and Miami International Airport. The City of Miami Beach has been named one of the top cities worldwide for 'walkability' and is equally easy to navigate by bike or boat. Known for its year-round sunny skies, the vibrant destination has been ranked by TripAdvisor as a Top Winter Sun Vacation Rental Getaway Destinations, Top Romantic Destinations, Top 25 Beaches in the World and Top 25 Destinations in the U.S. Miami Beach is like no other place in the world!

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