From anti-aging facials and massages to thermal bath experiences at a Roman bathhouse and even a hyperbaric oxygen chamber at a new social wellness club, NYC’s spa scene is truly a melting pot of beauty traditions and techniques. Whether you’re seeking to melt away stress or refresh your skin for a big beach weekend or girls’ day, we’ve found the absolute best spas in NYC to make you feel good inside and out.
Located in the historic Plaza Hotel, this luxe, modern-feeling oasis is the perfect place to spend your afternoon getting a hot stone massage or an anti-aging facial. The spa also offers a range of additional services like manicures and pedicures, waxing and electrolysis so that you can walk out of the door looking and feeling like a new person.
This sprawling wonderland in College Point has earned near-legendary status since its opening, thanks to its cult-following (it’s been called “a frat boy spa with a heart”) and unique offerings. You can customize your day of self-care by choosing from a variety of massages and treatments, or simply book access to the spa’s heavenly facilities including eucalyptus foot baths, saunas, steam rooms, hydro jets and more.
Located on Governors Island and surrounded by water, this serene retreat feels like a private escape from the city. Book a treatment and get full access to their amazing collection of relaxation facilities including a secluded pool, saunas, baths, and cozy fireplace lounges, or opt for one of their all-inclusive packages that include treatments, food and drinks post-treatment, and unlimited use of their spa’s thermal experiences.