By Barbara Ann Kelley,

For many women and men getting a manicure or a pedicure is the easiest way to take a break from life and pamper oneself.  We have collected a list of the best places to treat your hands, nails and feet to the attention they so desperately need.

Crave Nail Spa – South Tampa

3211 W Bay to Bay Blvd., Tampa, FL
813-837-2600 | 

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Crave offers affordable manicures and pedicures using natural ingredients (Sugar scrub is unbelievable) in a highly sanitary and peaceful environment (no TV’s). There are 5 manicures and 4 pedicures to choose from.  Don’t miss their Mani Mimosa Sundays and Wine-ING Wednesdays for grown-ups. Have a Princess in the house that needs nail pampering? Book a Cutie Crave Party for your little nail diva’s birthday. The children’s nail polish is non-toxic and completely safe for their little fingers and toes. Insider tip for mom: Try the Strawberry Chocolate Covered Pedi. Only one way to describe…OMG!

Manicure: $15 – $30
Pedicure: $25 – $40
Kids 10 and under: Mani $8 Pedi $10
Hours: Tues – Fri: 10 – 6 PM / Sat: 10 – 5PM / Sun: 11 – 4PM / Closed Monday
No appointments necessary

Regina’s Secret – South Tampa /Downtown

2608 W Azeele St. Suite #1, Tampa, FL
813-877-7675 | 

Indulge in their custom-made aromatherapy European manicure and pedicure. They have 3 levels of Mani and Pedi’s which include a choice of 3 different scrubs. Regina’s Secret uses high-quality products that are cruelty free and made with the finest natural ingredients. They have 12 different items that you can add to your Mani or Pedi: Shellac/Axxium Gel Polish, rich minerals and clays, hot shea butter, or a paraffin dip. They even have a mother and daughter manicure and pedicure, perfect for bonding and saving money. Insider tip: get the Katy Perry Crackle Pedicure…Hot!!!

Manicure: $25 – $45 without extras
Pedicure:  $35 – $55 without extras
Hours:  Tues & Thurs 10 – 7PM / Wed 10 – 5PM
Fri 10 – 6PM & Sat 9 – 4PM

Pia Esthetics Day Spa – Westchase & South Tampa

10116 Montague St., Tampa, FL 33626
813-343-0907 |  Open 7 days a week.

3210 W. Bay to Bay Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629
813- 831-2418 | Open: Tues – Sat

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Pia’s has two Tampa locations and one in Pinellas. They have 5 different manicures and pedicures to choose from. All scrubs and soak are organic and homemade. Their organic Fiji Bar Mani and Pedi are heavenly. They include a coconut milk bath, raw sugar scrub, paraffin dip, and a Fiji lotion wrap…sinfully relaxing. They even have the new Axxium Gel System by OPI. Axxium acts as an invisible layer between your real nails and the world. Insider tip: Try the Chocolate Cake manicure or pedicure not only is it amazing its every chocoholics dream.

Venus & Mars Day Spa – Westchase

11614 Country Way Blvd., Tampa, FL 33626
813-814-9104 |

This cozy and peaceful Westchase Day Spa offers a full range of services including skin care, body treatments, cocoon capsule, nail care and all phases of waxing. When it comes to nails they offer 5 different manicures and pedicures. Venus & Mars Day Nail Spa specializes in Shellac a patent-pending UV technology that combines the ease of polish with the permanence of gels. Best of Tip: Try the Deluxe Manicure or Pedicure along with the thermal therapy, this spa combo will melt away stress from head to toe.

Manicure: $20 – $ 45 without extras
Pedicure:  $35 – $65 without extras
Hours: Mon & Sat 9 – 5PM / Tue – Fri 9 – 7PM
Closed Sunday

Elite Day Spa – Brandon

823 E Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511
813-381-3858 |

Elite Day SPA is your One-Stop-Spa in Brandon for manicures, pedicures, facials, body wraps, massage, and eye-brow threading. They offer 7 different manicures and 4 different pedicures. The Mint Juliet, Milk & Honey, and a Peach paraffin pedicures are 75 minutes of total luxury and pampering. Best of Tip: Try the Josephine’s Peach Paraffin pedicure; your tied feet will thank you for this peachy delight! Also don’t forget to get you eyebrows shaped by threading. It’s amazing!

Manicure: $15 – $40
Pedicure: $20 – $45
Hours: Mon – Sat 10 – 7PM
No appointments necessary

Did we miss your favorite nail spa? Let so know in the comment section below if we missed you favorite nail tech or spa.

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