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Even though it doesn’t feel or look like fall here in Miami, many spas are still getting us into the seasonal spirit. And right before the holidays, why not treat yourself to one of these special treatments or packages that are only available this fall?

1 Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice Spa Package at Rik Rak

Get into the holiday spirit at the Rik Rak with their special Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice spa package. Breathe in the sweet fragrance of pumpkin pie while you receive a special cleanse with their handmade lotion. This is followed by their unique 24-karat gold mask that will make your skin glow like autumn leaves. Next, receive the ultimate autumn-inspired mani/pedi as they soak your hands and feet into a warm gingerbread lotion followed by a brown cinnamon sugared scrub. They’ll then paint your nails in a festive fall color like Essie’s “Alligator Purse.” The package is available for $299 at both the Rik Rak Salon Boutique & Bar on Brickell Avenue and at their newest location at the just opened JW Marriot Marquis Hotel.

1428 Brickell Ave., Miami, 305.371.5577, or JW Marriot Marquis, 345 Avenue of the Americas, Miami;

2 Fall Reflections Spa Experience at The Mandarin Oriental, Miami

The Spa at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami, (which happens to be the only five-star spa in Florida) has just today reopened its doors to the public after an extensive remodeling and redesign project. Experience The Spa's brand new, beautifully designed home while treating yourself to their special Fall Reflections Spa Experience. This special package includes an 80-minute Aromastone Massage. You’ll also receive a special gift that includes a soothing candle and OrientalWisdom CD enclosed in a Mandarin Oriental tote bag. (Available for $240)

Mandarin Oriental, 500 Brickell Key Drive, Miami, 305.913.8332;

3 Journey to Serenity at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Key Biscayne

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Key Biscayne is currently offering a special Journey to Serenity package – a total of three of the Ritz-Carlton’s signature treatments in three hours of utter bliss. The treatment starts with a 50-minute Key Biscayne Signature Massage and is immediately followed by the unique Sea & C Facial. To complete the package, you will be treated to their Hydra Quenching Manicure that is complete with paraffin wrap. Available for $300 through Nov. 30.

The Ritz-Carlton, 455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne, 305.365.4500;

4 Active Peel Facial at Acqualina Resort & Spa

Indulge at the award-winning ESPA at the Acqualina Resort & Spa with their newest fall spa treatment: the Active Peel Facial. After a thorough skin analysis, you can sit back and relax for this 50-minute facial that uses all-natural ingredients like pumpkin enzymes. The facial is said to “rejuvenate your skin before the start of the busy and sometimes stressful holiday season.” (Available for $150).

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, 17875 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach, 305.918.6844;

5 The Setai Spa Experience

For a limited time at The Spa at The Setai, you can enjoy The Setai Spa Experience you will receive your choice of a 60-minute spa treatment.(this includes different types of massages, facials and body polishes.) Once you’ve enjoyed your treatment of choice, you’ll a credit for lunch at The Pool and Beach Restaurant in addition to gaining complete access to The Pools and The Beach for the rest of the day, something that is not typically granted after treatments. Price is $225, available from Monday through Thursday.

The Setai, 2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.520.6900;

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