The best spas in New York
Whether you’re looking for a massage that will leave your skin glowing or a place to take your friends, we’ve rounded up the top spas in New York to make your next trip to NYC feel like a getaway. From a tranquil retreat in Governors Island to an exclusive oasis overlooking the city, these spots will give you the relaxation you need in style.
A hammam and mud lounge with an ocean view
You’ll find everything here you need to unwind from head to toe, from an enormous Turkish-style hammam (the only one in the city) to an arctic plunge pool and a Roman-waterfall hot tub. You can even get acupuncture at the hammam, where a team of expert practitioners will work to alleviate pain and stress in the body.
It’s not just the treatments that make it stand out; it’s also the ambiance and the staff. It’s framed with wood from a 250-year-old Japanese farmhouse and lanterns light the space, making it feel like you’re a world away while you’re relaxing.
For a more luxurious retreat, try their holistic wellness rituals such as the three-hour Thai Yoga Journey that uses Thai yoga massage to help you balance inside and out.
The spa’s custom-blends and traditional methods are sure to leave you feeling nourished from head to toe, while their extensive list of add-ons makes upgrades a breeze if you want to go all out.