For a day of full-body pampering that’ll feel like you got away from the claustrophobic city streets, look no further than this expansive spa inside the famed Plaza Hotel. You’ll need plenty of time to explore its opulent offerings, which include a large bathhouse and a lengthy list of massages. A treatment here isn’t just a luxury, but an experience that takes you back to the ancient world.
This luxe spa centered around the skincare brand’s eponymous cream is as luxurious as they come. Its therapists are all certified and highly experienced, and the treatments go above and beyond. Whether you opt for the ‘Oxygen Awakening Facial’ or the ‘Omakase Massage’, you can expect everything from a purifying mask to a traditional Japanese soaking tub and a relaxing scalp massage to round out your session.
Located on the scenic Governors Island, this spa is a little bit of an escape from the city. It offers outdoor panoramic spa pools and a long list of facials, massages, and body treatments. A visit here also includes access to saunas, steam rooms, Vichy showers, and relaxation rooms.
This modern spa is one of the most popular in town, with a friendly and convivial atmosphere. A trip here is the kind of thing you’d get all your best friends together to plan, before turning into a yearly ritual. Sensory touches and an amuse-bouche tasting are just part of what makes it the best place to relax in New York City.