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Environmental Essentials

Green living gets its due on April 22 when Earth Day rolls around. Salute the environment the best way we know how: in a terry cloth robe at these Mother Earth-friendly spas.

The bliss is on at The Spa at the Setai.

The Spa at The Setai
Sunrise yoga, poolside mini massages and reflexology… relaxed yet? Located in the heart of the hotel’s pool and garden area, The Setai’s 10,000-square-foot soul asylum features four double suites that all include ocean and pool views, a private bath and steam room. And when it comes to products and procedures, things are kept pure: “Each of our new product lines was hand-picked for its high quality and natural healing ingredients,” says spa director Laura Santiago. MUST-TRY TREATMENTS REN Facial for Men, ilā Kundalini Back Massage and VOYA Organic Seaweed Leaf Envelopment for Detoxification WHERE 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.520.6000

The Palms AVEDA Spa
You’ve given up plastic water bottles, purchased a Brita and do your best to keep your showers 20 minutes or less. At the Palms Hotel & Spa, they are taking it one step further. This spa is home to Miami’s only HydroCapsule, a personal pod-like chamber that allows body treatments to be self enclosed for privacy, cleanliness and water conservation. During the month of April all hydrotherapy body masks and scrubs are 20 percent off. MUST-TRY TREATMENTS Caribbean Nourishing Body Treatment, Skin Remedy Body Masque and Walnut Body Polish WHERE 3025 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.908.5460

The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami
In March, not only did the Mandarin Oriental, Miami receive five stars from the Forbes Travel Guide, but so did its restaurant and spa. At the soul asylum here, the experience begins with a cup of herbal tea before guests indulge in their particular treatments inside private suites overlooking Biscayne Bay. MUST-TRY TREATMENTS Oriental Foot Therapy, Opulent Rejuvenesence and the Caci Ultimate Life WHERE 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami, 305.913.8288

With elements that include dim lighting, dark bamboo, glass mosaic tiles and custom waterfalls, it’s impossible to not feel Zen at mySpa at the InterContinental. Treatments here abide by centuries-old traditions, yet the venue boasts the most modern of natural ingredients in its services. MUST-TRY TREATMENT Opulence Oxygen Infusion Facial WHERE InterContinental Hotel, 100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, 305.372.4444

Jurlique Spa
Going “au naturel” can be taken a few ways. At Jurlique, they mean it literally. All the treatments offered here are hypoallergenic and entirely biodegradable. The place even grows its own herbs and plants to ensure that the ingredients in its beauty products are certified organic. MUST-TRY TREATMENTS Mayfair Signature Tangerine Mimosa Massage, Tea Tree Body Polish and the Balancing Bath WHERE Mayfair Hotel & Spa, 3000 Florida Ave., Miami, 305.441.0000