Stress, stress, and once again, stress! When it comes to wedding planning, nerves suddenly decide to give up. That's unfortunate, yet understandable. Who to invite, what type of outfit to choose, how to decorate a wedding cake? Brides and grooms have to carry all decisions on their shoulders. However, the main characters of the upcoming celebration need to remember that having a "me-time" is very important even while dealing with the pre-wedding chaos. By the way, we do have an idea for that — what about treating yourself with a spa session? Nothing is as healing as being in harmony with your body and soul. Check out our picks of top-rated New York spas perfect for relieving your pre-wedding stress.
AIRE Ancient Baths
Amid your busy schedule, spare a moment to relax in an oasis of tranquility in the heart of TriBeCa. Treat your body while experiencing the AIRE — a special place where time doesn’t exist. Once you get there, you won’t regret this decision. Try out honey masks, thermal baths filled with water at different temperatures, have a relaxing massage, experience the cleansing effects of pink Himalayan salt, or take the opportunity to soak in red wine. AIRE offers a variety of options for couples, designed to bring lovers even closer.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental
Mandarin Oriental, an elite hotel, offers its guests a luxurious wellness experience. Run away from your worries in a spacious spa and explore a range of various treatments in fancy surroundings. At Mandarin Oriental, Eastern traditions co-exist with modern New York motives. A Thai suite with a deep soaking tub, VIP spa-rooms with a fireplace, and a tea lounge — in Mandarin Oriental, you will find everything for high-quality relaxation. So what's your pick: aroma stone therapy or restorative detox wrapping?
Bamford Wellness Spa
Located in a posh residential area of Brooklyn Heights, Bamford Wellness Spa is exactly what you need to ease yourself up. Choose one of their treatments to balance your body and spirit. To recharge, try Bamford's de-stress massage, which focuses on key areas of tension and, as a result, brings the body to a restful state. They also have special wellness packages tailored for couples and pregnant ladies. You will definitely find a treatment that perfectly suits your body needs.
The Spa by Equinox Hotel
Restore your inner power within the walls of the luxirious Equinox Hotel. It has dozens of different spa locations all across the world, one of which is in the neighborhood of NYC’s Hudson Yards. From professional massages to cryotherapy and multi-treatment experiences — don’t be scared to try something new out of their impressive spa menu. Ultra-chill setting and high-tech spa serving — everything you need to level up the performance of your living is at Equinox.
Shibui Spa at the Greenwich Hotel
The Greenwich Hotel is home to the Shibui Spa, a place where nature meets the city. Experts in ancient and modern techniques, their local practitioners approach craft as art. Products used in Shibui Spa sessions are plant-based and mostly organic. Put on a Japanese yukata robe and lose yourself for a little while. Five individual treatment rooms, a heated swimming pool, a traditional Japanese soaking tub and so much more are at your service. Let the experts take the reign — you won’t regret it!
A personalized experience awaits you at the Plaza Hotel. Explore the best beauty treatments at Guerlain Spa (yes, affiliated with a renowned French perfume, skincare, and cosmetic house). In 1939, Guerlain opened one of the first «Beauty Institutes» and invented an exclusive facial technique. Up until today, the House of Guerlain keeps up with traditions. The treatment starts with a precise skin analysis to adjust the experience to your personal needs and expectations. Besides facial treatments, at Guerlain, you can also try one of countless options for a full-body recovery. Reflexology, deep muscular massages, programs for couples and the list goes on!