The ball dropped and the champagne corks popped. You had your first kiss in 2015 and you danced the night away. Whether you crashed right after midnight or woke up after noon in your Jimmy Choos, finding a luxurious start to 2015 should be number one on your list of New Years Resolutions. So here you are: your New Year’s recovery guide.
Can’t get out of bed New Year’s Day because the party is still thumping in your head and don’t want to leave your Park Avenue apartment or SoHo loft? Well, you don’t have to. Cleanse out the sins of 2014 with the raw, organic cold-pressed juices of Urban Greens. From a humble garden in Astoria, Queens, Victor Banker and Robert Urban serve up nutritious, eco-friendly raw beverages and snacks using the highest quality ingredients. Just like the days of the milkman, Urban Greens will personally deliver fresh made-to-order green juices to your front door. Why not give yourself a fresh start to the year?
Spa Valmont at the Hotel Plaza Athénée
For those looking for a lavish start to the New Year, a pampering experience at Spa Valmont is the place to find it. With four Asian-themed treatment suites surrounded by elements of nature that offer almost any spa treatment you could want, including massage, facial, body wraps, reflexology, manicures, pedicures, make-up application in addition to a wide-ranging spa catalogue, customized to your individual needs by the spa’s hand-picked therapists. It is also the only luxury spa in the city to exclusively carry Valmont Cosmetics, the Swiss standard of excellence in skincare, relaxation and renewal. Spa Valmont is the ideal place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city streets and bring the year with a little indulgence.
37 E. 64th Street
Holden & Astor
To recover from the festivities of the night before, treat yourself to this new American eatery’s Recovery Brunch, with an innovative menu of culinary creations by famed NYC Chef Carmine di Giovanni. Set in an intimate backdrop that reflects both style and the bon vivant nature of Old New York, this metropolitan brunch in the Meatpacking District also serves up masterfully crafted cocktails, which are as stellar as the food, which includes delicious options like lemon ricotta pancakes, New Orleans-style beignets and cornflake-encrusted french toast.
409 West 13th Street
SPA at The OUT Hotel
Nestled within New York City’s only urban resort is SPA at the OUT Hotel, steps from Times Square, the epicenter of New Year’s Eve. But this is no tourist trap. Their 5,000 square wellness center caters to just about any desire for relaxation, from lounging in their glass-covered atrium listening to the sounds of the 15-foot waterfall to detoxing in their authentic Turkish Hamman complete with full body exfoliation and massage to renew the skin. Treatments and massages start as low as $90. One of the SPA’s newest perks is the availability of the wildly popular raw organic juice from Urban Greens throughout the hotel, furthering guests’ access to a thoroughly rejuvenating start to 2015.
510 West 42nd Street