There are easy escapes from the stress of everyday life, right here in New York State. Retreat at these bliss-inducing spas where heated pools and massages will melt away your worries. After an afternoon (or a weekend) at these calming retreats, you'll have no trouble facing the world.
Although the address may say Skaneateles, you'll swear that you're in the French countryside when you arrive at the Mirbeau Inn and Spa. Designed with a distinctly European flair, there you can soak in the healing waters then enjoy a fine meal on a pond right out of a Monet painting.
More like a faraway resort than a bathhouse, the Aire Ancient Baths are rooted in Spanish tradition. In downtown New York City, you can do everything from spa treatments to taking in a world-class concert. Feeling healthy has never been so entertaining.
Nothing completes a trip to the spa like a glass of wine! Geneva's Belhurst Castle offers not only spa treatments, but a winery and dining options. If you're looking for a full-package getaway rather than a day at the spa, you'll find everything you want at this fairytale come to life.
Tucked away in the Catskills Mountains, the town of Shandaken is home to one of the most relaxing spa escapes in the state. In addition to spa services, the retreat caters to weight loss and detox and focuses on inner healing so you feel (and look) your best.
At the Gideon Putnam in Saratoga Springs, the Roosevelt Baths and Spa was established in 1935 and has been helping visitors find inner peace ever since. Mineral baths, facials, and body scrubs can be enjoyed just as they were nearly 100 years ago. Thanks to President Theodore Roosevelt's tireless efforts to preserve Saratoga Springs, everyone can relax and enjoy the historic atmosphere.
Bask in beachy serenity with this hideaway in Montauk. Gurney's seawater spa offers your favorite treatments, including everything from mud baths to sports massages. A state-of-the-art fitness center offers something for those who want to be a little more active, so there's no shortage of things to do.
The Sagamore on Lake George isn't just secluded—it's on its own island! This jewel of the Adirondacks offers spa treatments as well a salon so that you can look and feel your best. If you are feeling more active, there are fitness activities on offer, including an indoor pool and a gym. With a majestic view of the lake, you couldn't ask for a more beautiful wonderland.
Named one of the top 100 hotels in the world by Travel+Leisure, this is truly a treasure high in the hills of New Paltz. Part ski lodge / part spa, Mohonk is ideal for those who truly want to get away. There are fantastic overnight deals available, but you might only need a day pass to feel refreshed and ready to take on anything.
Situated in Rochester near the pristine Finger Lakes, the Woodcliff Hotel offers everything from golf to shopping as well as spa treatments to die for. It's the perfect place for a solo trip, a family getaway, or a bachelorette vacation. Choose from several all-day treatments, including men's and mother-daughter options, then cozy up to the fireplace and shake off the blues.
This Lake Placid oasis is like something out of a dream. Rated No. 1 on TripAdvisor, the spa offers a variety of body scrubs, facials, mani-pedis, and more, as well as three restaurants, so you never have to leave! Package deals are available for couples and families.