Located on 22 acres of pristine waterfront along Tampa Bay, the historic Safety Harbor Resort & Spa is one of the largest and best-known spa and fitness centers in the country. Named one of the best resort spas for 1999 by National Geographic Traveler magazine, Safety Harbor Resort and Spa has been rejuvenating the bodies and souls of guests from around the world for more than half a century. The five natural mineral springs which serve as the primary source of water for Safety Harbor Resort and Spa have long been treasured for their fabled healing powers. Today used in the resorts guestrooms, restaurants, pools and world-renowned spa, the spring waters have been sought after for centuries.
Recognized as a historical landmark by the U.S. Department of Interior in 1964 and a Florida Heritage Landmark in 1997, Safety Harbor Resort & Spa remains one of the most comprehensive spa and fitness centers in the country. The property offers 193 well-appointed superior and deluxe rooms, most boasting spectacular views of sweeping lawns and the sparkling Tampa Bay. All rooms include dataports, hairdryer, TV, air-conditioning, two telephones and a daily carafe of mineral water, while deluxe rooms offer a balcony and separate dressing area.
From workouts to wellness, the 50,000-square-foot spa and fitness center offers an array of programs and pampering for toning the body and relaxing the mind. The spa and fitness center offers a variety of pampering treatments and health and fitness programs designed to meet guests every need. Highly trained, certified professionals are available to assist, lead and train guests in a variety of workouts and classes; medical and health assessments are given. The spa offers more than 60 spa and salon treatments, customized lifestyle and fitness options, and a wide variety of supervised daily exercise classes. The five natural mineral springs over which the spa is built continue to provide guests with therapeutic body treatment opportunities. Separate men and womens locker rooms also provide steam, saunas and whirlpools for unwinding. The Wellness Department at the Spa provides counseling for making lifestyle changes that will continue once the Spa guest has returned home. Nutritional consultations, health and weight management strategies, stress management techniques, and success coaching tips for achieving happiness are available on a one-on-one basis with the Spa's Wellness Educator.
From a splash in the pool to a smash on the court or a Sunday drive on the practice range, guests have a number of healthful recreational activities to help shape the body and relax the mind. The three pools indoor and outdoor lap and outdoor leisure are filled with water from the mineral springs and treated with ozone purifiers, cutting chemical usage by 80 percent. Activities include the Phil Green Tennis Academy and the Quinzi Golf Academy. The cardiovascular room includes Life Fitness treadmills, Lifecycles upright and recumbent bicycles, Concept II rowing machines, Computer Race Windracer, Life Fitness Cross Trainers, Stairmasters, and Life Step, just to name a few. For a daily dose of iron, the weight training room features a full line of Badger Magnum resistance machines, Smith and Nautilus machines, free weights and more.
Consistently ranked one of the top Aquatic Programs in the United States, Safety Harbor Resort & Spa offers a variety of water classes such as Deep H20, 30 minutes of intense deep water movement, as well as water aerobics, water strength circuit, and water WORK!, a complete strengthening workout using water balls. Indoor and outdoor lap pools offer the perfect opportunity for conditioning and rehab. The three aerobic studios feature up to 20 supervised exercise and fitness options, including cardio kickboxing, power sculpt, Tai Chi and Qi Gong, boxercise, stretching classes, and yoga and Pilates-based mat classes.
The Cafe offers a delightful twist on favorite classics, and unique regional foods, featuring an eclectic brand of new American 'fusion' fare. The Caf also offers a delicious menu of gourmet cuisine that is low in fat and high in flavor. Full-fare and pre-selected nutritional plans are available daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Located on Tampa bay in the small town of Safety Harbor, this resort's biggest asset is charm. On property a host of treatments and classes are available to you including new twists on old favorites such as 'Aqua-chi' (Tai Chi in the swimming pool). The main jogging/walking/biking path leads into a beautiful State park full of Floridian flora and fauna, and if you're lucky you just might see a school of dolphin cruising the bay as you stand on the pier located just off property.