In a city that never sleeps, the stress of daily life can really take a toll. Luckily, New York has its fair share of relaxing retreats to get you back on track. Whether you need a soothing facial or just some time to unwind, we’ve rounded up the best spas to help you refocus and recharge.
In the heart of TriBeCa, Aire is an unexpectedly tranquil escape. The candlelit spa offers a range of baths at various temperatures, inspired by Roman, Greek and Ottoman cultures. For a full experience, opt for the “Healing Ritual,” which includes a signature soak in an Ofuro tub followed by a massage designed to melt away muscle tension.
This Forbes 5-star rated spa has it all. With three levels and 35,000 square feet, there is plenty of space to refresh both body and soul. Guests can treat themselves to multiple treatments from massages and body scrubs to acupuncture, cryotherapy, and wellness drips. Plus, the spa offers multiple steam rooms infused with aromas and saunas as well as relaxation lounges.
Located in Gowanus, this hidden gem is a quaint and intimate spot that delivers big results. The staff are expert practitioners and their signature massages truly shine. Besides the massages, this spa is known for its facials and body wraps that use natural ingredients like clay and seaweed. If you want to try something different, check out the “wet lounge” featuring a waterfall and plunge pool, saunas and more—plus the spa’s own line of skincare products for a post-treatment glow.