South Beach Tanning Company

Founded in 2003 and inspired by the art deco look of South Beach Miami our large salons, provide a tanning experience that is unmatched in the industry. Our training and marketing support allows for both a passive and owner operated model.

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South Beach Tanning Company

South Beach Tanning Company Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


About Us

"One of the top 6 most innovative salons in the USA!" - Today's Image Magazine

"One of the top 250 salons in the USA!" - Looking Fit Magazine

South beach Tanning Company is a unique chain of salons with a "South Beach Chic" appeal. Our upscale salon offers a high energy, uniquely stylized interior and an overall experience that continuously exceeds our client's expectations. The experience that we provide is designed to reflect our attention to detail. From the moment they walk-in our clients enjoy an experience which is further enhanced by the spaciousness of our locations, the convenience of extended hours, the flexibility of not needing an appointment and plenty of booths so ensure they don't need to wait.

South Beach purchases directly from the manufacturers and suppliers so you are guaranteed the best pricing on equipment and products. Our membership program ensures that clients can walk right in and go to a booth without needing to stop and pay for a session. In addition, it ensure you are paid regardless if a client shows up to tan this month.

Our extensive knowledge of the tanning industry, and complete support from site selection to opening coupled with an extensive training program that covers every aspect of the business. By the time you leave Orlando, you will be you will have a complete grasp of our sales process, as well as a full understanding of operating a tanning salon.

Company Details

Established: 2003
First Unit Franchised: 2011
Franchised Units: 19
Company Owned Units: 17
States Registered In: Not Registered In California, Washington, Hawaii, Indiana, Oregon, Wisconsin, Rhode Island, North Dakota, Minnesota and South Dakota
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By South Beach Tanning Company

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: Each position in our company, from franchise owners, to management, to staff employees, have their own training manual and workbooks consisting of hundreds of pages outlining their position and duties. This combined with hundreds of forms and procedures ensure that each South Beach Tanning Company is run following our proven and successful system. This guarantees your clients the same great service they expect from a South Beach salon, and keep them coming back again and again.

Training does not end when your store opens. Once open you have full access to the South Beach Management team day and night. This combined with regular ongoing training ensures as we grow so do you.
Other Info: Membership Model built on solid marketing program that is handled by the franchisor.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a South Beach Tanning Company Franchise.

What does a South Beach Tanning Company Franchise Cost?

South Beach Tanning Company franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $200,000
Total Investment: $500,000
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 5
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes

Is South Beach Tanning Company a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. South Beach Tanning Company is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is South Beach Tanning Company a Home Based franchise?

No. South Beach Tanning Company is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do South Beach Tanning Company Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much South Beach Tanning Company franchisees make. South Beach Tanning Company offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is South Beach Tanning Company a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. South Beach Tanning Company is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does South Beach Tanning Company Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. South Beach Tanning Company franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Does South Beach Tanning Company Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. South Beach Tanning Company franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is South Beach Tanning Company Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. South Beach Tanning Company franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is South Beach Tanning Company Looking for International franchisees?

No. South Beach Tanning Company franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see South Beach Tanning Company's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Health, Beauty & Nutrition, Tanning Salons, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


South Beach Tanning Company Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing South Beach Tanning Company franchises for sale. We may have South Beach Tanning Company franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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