A visit to a spa is one of the best ways to indulge in self-care, especially when it’s an all-encompassing destination that allows you to soak your worries away. The New York City spa scene has plenty of sanctuaries of calmness to help you feel refreshed and refocused. We’ve rounded up some of the best spas in town that offer everything from massages to facials, ayurvedic rituals and brew-inspired treatments.
A day pass to this luxe oasis makes a perfect way to kick off your New Year’s resolution to practice more self-care. Named a top hotel and spa by Travel + Leisure, this resort offers floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, and you can take in the views while relaxing in the steam rooms, saunas and relaxation lounges.
Located inside the Greenwich Hotel, this serene spot has an extensive collection of amenities like a Japanese soaking tub and five treatment rooms. Their philosophy is centered around balance so try an oxygen-boosting facial or the omakase (a bodywork session that includes different therapies and oils).
This luxe spa on Governor’s Island has impeccable views of Manhattan and is home to one of their most popular offerings: the QC NY Spa experience. It’s a “luxury retreat” with saunas, steam rooms, Vichy showers and baths that can be used in combination with various treatments from facials to manicures.
This resort spa in the mountains of New Paltz is as good as it gets—they even have an ayurvedic doctor on staff! Relax and recharge by soaking in the ancient-inspired baths, which come in varying temperatures from hot to cold.