william mcallister- owner of popular salon and spa in miami beach


More than a decade ago, William McAllister hatched an idea to disrupt the beauty salon industry in Miami Beach. He contemplated what salons once were in years gone by. He yearned to recapture their unique contributions to both personal beauty & community. In the past 10 years, he’s forever changed the industry, and according to him, he’s just getting started! He draws from a unique background – encompassing everything from neurophysiology, business to firefighting- and built South Beach’s busiest & most reviewed beauty concept in South Florida.

Miami Beach’s Best 5-Star Rated Salon & Spa

Perched on Miami Beach’s iconic Alton Road, McAllister Spa’s 3,000 square-foot day spa and salon offers a quaint escape from the hustle and bustle of South Beach’s vibrant culture. Unlike the trendy salons peppering the beach, McAllister Spa has a longstanding history in Miami, dating back to 1917 when owner William McAllister’s great-great-grandmother built the Magic City’s first skyscraper in the heart of downtown Miami, the McAllister Hotel.

McAllister Spa offers a five-star experience from start to finish, beginning with complimentary parking in its private lot – a rare luxury on Miami Beach. Draped in history and personality, our space is styled to evoke the essence of a classic, cozy villa, offering a unique escape for total relaxation and restoration.

Our comprehensive menu of salon and spa services includes massage, facial and body treatments, nail care, hair coloring and hair design, makeup artistry and more. Additionally, McAllister Spa hosts an expertly curated assortment of premium skin and haircare products by prestigious beauty brands like Goldwell, Kevin.Murphy, KMS California, SkinCeuticals, Dermalogica, Essie, OPI, Gelish and many more. McAllister Spa is open seven days a week, including extended evening hours to accommodate all schedules. Looking to sneak away from the pack? Private styling rooms are yours for the taking.

The Salon

Our loyal and talented team of hair stylists and hair colorists provide next level services to enhance each guest’s true style in our full service hair salon. Offering men’s and women’s haircuts, hair color and highlights and special event hairstyles, signature manicures/pedicures and expert make-up application and instruction. Looking for the best haircut on Miami Beach? Trust your tresses to none other than McAllister Creative Director, Mark Holloway, Lead Artist for Goldwell’s Master Stylist Haircutting Program. Always on the forefront of haircare innovations, McAllister Spa was first destinations in Miami offering the revolutionary Olaplex treatment and remains the leading provider of Olaplex in Miami Beach. Those looking to add a little extra length and volume will find solace in our stylists, all dually certified by HairTalk & HotHeads Hair Extensions.

The Spa

The McAllister Spa experience is a holistic exploration of mind-body wellness in a laid back environment of casual elegance and unprecedented customer service. Our all-encompassing menu of spa services offers something for everyone, with treatments designed for deep relaxation, detoxification, sports recovery and healing. Our team of board-certified massage therapists and estheticians employ the latest advances in skincare and technique and take diligent care of each individual client, offering a personal consultation prior to treatment to discern what’s best for the body or skin.

The StyleLab

The StyleLab by McAllister Spa offers a comprehensive, upscale answer to the blowout bar trend. Going beyond the traditional, cookie-cutter menu, the StyleLab creates customized looks for every client, whether they want a sleek straight style, braids, extensions, updos, conditioning treatments and even express eye and lip makeup touchups.

A Mobile Spa Experience

Pampering is always a popular perk, which is why we offer a limited menu of custom mobile spa stations at both commercial and residential venues around South Florida. Options include massage tables, nail bars, and hair stations. Inquire within for additional details.

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