The only thing better than the posh hotels in New York City are the exclusive spas housed within them. Whether you’re just passing through the Big Apple or a local resident looking for a little pampering, check out our picks for the top 5 hotel spas in Manhattan.
1 The Peninsula Spa
Located in the Peninsula Hotel New York, the Peninsula Spa is one of the city’s most luxurious retreats. Dim lighting, scented candles, and lotus flowers help set the mood in this heavenly getaway. Located right in the heart of Manhattan, this exclusive spa offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle of busy city life. For a posh and peaceful respite, take a dip in the pool, stretch your muscles in the fitness center, and have a spa cuisine lunch. If you’re a mom-to-be, try out their “Bump It Up Bliss Pre-Natal Spa Package”, which includes everything from pre-natal massages to snack time by the pool. Check out the website for their seasonal specials and more details.
2 The Four Seasons Spa
The Four Seasons Spa, located in the Four Seasons Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, is the place to go for a day of pampering and relaxation. Try the “Big Apple Antioxidant” and have your entire body scrubbed with brown sugar and apples, rinse off in the Vichy shower, and conclude the treatment with an apple body butter massage. If your face needs a little pick me up, choose from any of their custom facials or anti-ageing treatments and walk away feeling refreshed. The spa is also available for private events and parties. Visit their website for more details.
3 The Ritz Carlton Spa
The famous Ritz Carlton Hotel houses one of New York City’s premier spas with special La Prairie treatments. The spa features six treatment rooms, separate steam rooms for men and women, massages, facials, and special energizing body treatments. Their fitness center, connected to the spa, is state of the art, open 24 hours a day, and equipped with both yoga and pilates instructors. And if you don’t feel like stripping down, try one of their lavish nail treatments. Make sure to inquire about their special packages.
4 Remède Spa in the St. Regis Hotel
The Remède Spa is located in the lower level of the St. Regis Hotel, one of New York’s most exclusive hotels. Simple and sophisticated décor adds to the relaxing atmosphere of this location. What sets this spa apart from many others is their willingness to customize each customer’s treatments and visit – everything down to the products they use are customized to fit the individual’s skin type and needs. Customers must be 16 years of age or older to receive most spa treatments. Call for details and reservations.
5 The Spa at the Surrey
The Spa at the Surrey is located on the second floor of this posh hotel. This spa offers a variety of treatments, everything from waxing services to cleansing seaweed wraps. The earth tones and simple décor calms customers before their treatment begins. Right now the spa is offering a special juice cleanse by reservation only and for a limited time receive 10 percent off certain treatments. See the website for details.