As seasons shift and the weather warms we all get a little bit excited, and it’s spa time! We no longer rush home after work, but instead go to local rooftops for what turns into daily celebratory drinks. All of this newfound drinking can only be balanced by one thing, detoxifying treatments. The city’s top spas know that you need a soothing way to detox as we enter Spring and it turns into Summer. Here are the most luxurious ways to detox at New York City’s five best spas.
1 The Setai Spa Wall Street: Precision Shaping Treatment
This treatment begins with a beverage, and no, not of the alcoholic variety. It is a vile of pure detoxifying deliciousness filled with pure fresh fruits. The Setai spa's tranquil atmosphere and minimalist details lend to an incredibly upscale experience. Once you’ve had a quick chat with your chosen therapist you’re ready to begin what will be an indulgent 75 minutes. The Precision Shaping Treatment emphasizes the power of pure oxygen and algae to detoxify deep into the cellular skin levels and rid your body of unwanted stored impurities. This is paired with a specialized wrap and massage that will seriously restore your energies. You’ll leave feeling revitalized, fresh, and full of life.75 minutes
40 Broad St (212) 792-6193
2 Trump International Hotel & Tower New York: Pure Polish
Ever heard of a shower-less body scrub? Well, it’s about to change your life. The Pure Polish is a four-step treatment to a better you. This full body experience begins with Macadamia Oil. They import this beneficial oil all the way from Australia to harness the power of moisture and nourish your skin. It will instantly make you feel hydrated. This step is then followed by a scrub, body butter, and applied with an incredibly relaxing massage. The best part about the whole Pure Polish treatment is that you don’t have to take it off. The longer you leave the mixture on your skin the more benefits you will receive. Make sure you leave a little time before your treatment to enjoy the world-class facilities. Otherwise known as a heated salt-water pool, state of the art gym, steam room, sauna and more. Spend the day nourishing your body back to health at the Trump International Hotel Spa.45 minutes, $160
1 Central Park West (212) 299-1000
3 The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park: The Advanced Marine Biology Collection
If you’d like your detox with a side of royalty, look no further than La Prairie Spa at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park. This is perhaps the most purifying experience of them all. The main ingredient to this treatment is highly concentrated doses of sea anti-oxidants and restorative minerals that are derived from marine plants grown through sustainable means. This mineral rich seawater will brighten, hydrate, replenish and protect. The detoxifying treatment begins with gentle exfoliation, followed by a warmed seaweed mask and hydrating massage. It doesn’t stop there. This also includes a face treatment with gentle cleanse, deep cleansing mask and moisturizer. Let’s just say your entire being will be brought back to life.90 minutes/$345
50 Central Park S (212) 308-9100
4 Spa Nalai, Park Hyatt: Purifying Body Ritual
Let your mind and body relax in tandem at Spa Nalai. This elite and sleek spa is the ultimate way to indulge yourself in the much needed detox. For a beautiful 90-minutes, let the world melt away and just focus on taking care of you. It starts with an invigoration exfoliation to remove dead skin cells followed by full-body ISUN dead sea detox mud wrap with extracts of ginger root, mustard seed and rosemary. Next, a cool jade stone scalp massage simultaneously relaxes the senses and calms the mind. Wrap it up with the ISUN revitalizing oil with green tea, calendula and gingko to give you the total purification experience. Find yourself feeling a sense of peace in your body and soul.
153 W 57th St (646) 774-1234
5 Oasis Day Spa: Bodylicious Slimming Escape
The Oasis Day Spa truly has something for everyone. Their therapists and facilities provide you with what might be the most eclectic list of services in the city. Even before you select your treatment, make sure to revel in their lux amenities. Saunas, a plush relaxation room, and hot showers are all at your disposal here.You have probably never tried anything like their Bodylicious Slimming Escape before. Lay yourself down and get ready for phase one; the detoxifying coffee scrub. Using fresh coffee beans from Colombia, this scrub will exfoliate using a blend of brown sugar and milk. Once your body is covered in Colombian coffee, get ready for a warm rain shower. As you relax on the massage bed a beautiful stream of warm water washes the coffee off of your newly rejuvenated skin. Next comes the stimulating seaweed peppermint wrap. This portion of the treatment is sure to rid you off that unwanted cellulite and literally melt away stress. You will be immersed in this wrap for a warm 20 minutes. Once you emerge, you will never feel the same again. It will leave you feeling hydrated, slim and totally fresh.90 minutes $195
1 Park Ave