You’re planning out a few beach escapes for the remaining summer months anyway, so why not visit one near a luxuriating spa? When a quiet tree in Central Park doesn’t quite cut it (or you’re afraid of falling branches), we can’t think of anything more relaxing than a spa and a beach rolled into one. New Yorkers, whether you’re a Hamptonite, a Jersey Shore kid at heart, or longing for a getaway in our favorite sunny state of retirement, check into these swanky beach spas and double your pleasure.
RETREAT OUT EAST
East Hampton, New York: Naturopathica – Founder, Clinical Esthetician, Herbalist and Massage Therapist Barbara Close created Naturopathica as a destination point to integrate centuries-old healing traditions into our daily lives with spa treatments, products, and wellness rituals. For 15 years, the Hamptons spa has been a wellness lab for integrating natural and organic ingredients with the latest breakthroughs in science.
Try: Plant Stem Cell Facial. A Signature high-performance facial combines ultrasonic and microcurrent technologies with a Plant Stem Cell Serum to stimulate new skin growth and slow cellular aging. This natural face lift treatment delivers relaxation and results. 60 Mins, $150
Montauk, New York: Gurney’s Inn Sea Water Spa – Nestled high on windswept bluffs overlooking one of the widest, whitest, sandiest, private ocean beaches in the world, their facilities are renown throughout the International Spa Communities as one of the principal healing spas, embracing classical European traditions, and using the latest and purest natural products. The amenities include a Heated Indoor Sea Water Pool overlooking the majestic Atlantic, Seawater Roman Baths, Finish Rock Saunas, Russian Steam Rooms and Swiss Showers. Enjoy the local fresh spa cuisine, and participate in the world-class fitness program.
Try: Milk and Honey Re-Hydrating Treatment. 50 Min $120
HEAD DOWN THE SHORE
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey: Sea Spa & Salon – Relax, refresh, and rejuvenate! Breathe deeply, relax and leave the rest of the world behind as we take you on a spa journey to restore your mind, body, and spirit. To complement your day of services, the hotel amenities include Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, indoor pool, gym, and showers for your use.
Try: Fountain of Youth Envelopment. Anti-aging body treatment involves the gentle comfort of a rich, creamy body mask bursting with hydrating, firming, and anti-wrinkle agents. Treatment combines lemongrass, melon, and papaya extracts along with manuka extract for a lifting and toning effect. This treatment has the same effects as collagen treatments for the face; the “Fountain of Youth” for the body. 50 Min $120.00
Long Branch, New Jersey: The Spa at Ocean Place – Retreat to a sanctuary of relaxation and peace at The Spa at Ocean Place. This premiere escape offers a rejuvenating selection of custom day spa packages – including personalized services, treatments, and a complete spa vacation experience. Achieve the perfect balance of mind, body, and spirit at this luxurious New Jersey day spa hotel. The ocean waters will soothe and restore you. The warmth and tranquility of rich baths and mellow whirlpools will calm you. Renew yourself with soothing massages, wraps, and natural skin and body treatments — elevating your body and spirit to a new level. Showcasing breathtaking ocean views, this serene choice among New Jersey spas is the ideal place to renew, refresh, and re-energize.
Try: Hydra Quench Wrap. Soak in a warm cocoon with aromas of essential oils to guide you to a complete euphoria without ever dipping in the tub. During the wrap drift peacefully through a light scalp massage. This is a wonderful treatment designed to promote hydration and soothe the skin. 50 min $100
SETTLE INTO A DESTINATION RESORT
Palm Coast, Florida: The Spa at Hammock Beach Resort – Located near St. Augustine, this premier Florida family vacation beach destination overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, a 91,000 square-foot multi-level water park with lazy river, signature golf courses, a rejuvenating resort spa with influences from the sea and a host of other recreational amenities that will keep you coming back year after year.
Book: Girlfriends Weekend Spa Getaway, 2 nights of luxury accommodations in their spacious suites or condos. A one-time relaxing spa experience including a facial and a massage per person per stay. A spa amenity for each of you upon arrival per person per stay. Breakfast each morning per person per day.