Best Day Spas in NYC to Pamper Yourself

Best spa treatments, facials and spa packages in NYC

Spa Suite at Mandarin Oriental

No matter if you have spent one day in New York or your whole life - you soon learn that the city and its surrounding boroughs can be battles of ongoing fast-paced all year round. Lessen the blow from your daily routine by pampering yourself at these indulgent hot spots.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental

80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street website

With a beautiful skyline view as backdrops of this rejuvenating oasis, this is the place when New Yorkers want to throw caution to the wind and simply choose from a wide selection of premium treatments. Each guest is treated to the utmost care by a quality staff, trained in all the finest practices that transforms the body and mind.

Facility overview:

  • Six treatment rooms with private showers
  • Thai Yoga Suite with dark teak wood decor and a deep soaking tub
  • VIP Spa Suite with fireplace, private steam and shower
  • Separate men's and women's heat experiences including vitality pool and amethyst crystal steam room
  • Oriental Tea Lounge
  • Spa cuisine
  • Spa boutique

Inside this tranquil and sleek setting, try a Thai yoga massage, opulent rejuvenescence facials or even romantic couple’s escapes. Nestled right between the Upper East Side and Hell’s Kitchen on the corner of scenic Central Park.
Great Jones Spa

Great Jones Spa

29 Great Jones Street and Lafayette Street website

Have you ever seen a waterfall inside of a city spa? You can at Great Jones as you gently splash in their water lounge, complete with an aquatic cascade creating beautiful sounds and ambiance. While you're there why not take the opportunity to freshen up your style at their sophisticated hair salon and grab a glass of carrot-apple at the trendy juice bar too while you get beautified.

Tracey Martyn Spa

Tracey Martyn

101 5th Avenue and 17th Street, 5F website

All the hot stars with demanding schedules stop at Tracey Martyn for all the latest in beauty treatments and spa care. Don't be surprised if you spot a famous face while enjoying a red carpet facial, an amber light treatment and indulge in their top quality take home products. Try not to drool if you see Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock or Susan Sarandon among other noteworthy Hollywood greats.

Dorit Baxter

47 West 57th Street and 5th Avenue, 3F website

In Midtown, the Dorit Baxter is simple, modern and welcoming to all types of clients who want to have younger looking skin, a calmed mind and and a limber body. Reassuring that there is no need to max out a credit card to get a fantastic New York spa treatment. Choose from dozens of offerings like rejuvenating herbal and Shiatsu massages to slimming wraps and sunless tanning. Dorit herself will sometimes perform the facials so know that you are in good hands.

Aire Ancient Baths

Aire Ancient Baths

88 Franklin Street and Church Street

Prepare to be transported to another world. The grotto that houses the baths are adorned with candles on top of candles and more candles, which is the primary source of light, soft mellow music in the background, exposed bricks and high-ceilings. Hidden private nooks and crannies every so you feel like lounging at Hef’s grotto. (ok, not really)

Various baths to choose from, one has jets similar to a hot tub, another with salt water, then pools of hot, warm, cold and ice water, modeled after the Greco-Roman and Ottoman ritual there’s also a steamy scented hammam. Add on a 45min massage session and you’re bliss.

Russian Turkish Bath

Russian Turkish Bath

268 East 10th Street and 1st Avenue website

So ok guys, listen up - sure you can have a flowery oil bath or a hot stone massage at any of the previous spas, but sometimes you just need a little no-frills man time. Grab your buddies or even your partner and journey to the East Village to partake in an ancient Russian and Turkish tradition - relaxing at the banyas. Hang out with other guys who need to unwind and book one of the famous Russian Venik/ Platza massage. An amazing massaging technique with fresh tree venik, combining the natural healing power of birch, oak, eucalyptus, juniper and other tree twigs to open up pores and improving circulation through out the body.

Spa Castle Premier NYC

Spa Castle Premier NYC

115 East 57th Street and Madison Avenue, 8F website

This new Manhattan extension of the Spa Castle resorts empire offers an endless variety of relaxation options amid an opulent 39,000-square-foot space.

Described as Manhattan’s East meets West spa resort in New York, Premier 57 offers impressive heat and water-based hydrotherapy facilities and bade pools with bar service, along with a collection of unique sauna treatment rooms ranging from infrared, gold, chromotherapy and even an ice igloo room designed to promote health and address specific ailments.

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