Enjoying a little R&R may be easier said than done, but with Long Island’s wealth of spas and healing centers, there’s an impressive number of options available for a little self-care spa day. Long Island has long been a refuge for relaxation for New Yorkers seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and recharge. But no matter where you’re from, you can escape to Long Island for a rejuvenating, bliss-inducing spa weekend where heated pools and massages are sure to cure the worst winter blues and provide the self-care you crave.
Whether you’re looking for indulgent luxury or no-frills relaxation, you can find it on Long Island. Our team has put together a list of top wellness experiences for you to feel refreshed through a winter weekend getaway filled with massages, facials, bodywork treatments, and more.
As the first Korean beauty inspired medical aesthetics spa in the United States, AIREM (428 Jericho Tpke., Syosset) offers a variety of science-backed skincare essentials, facials, mind + body relaxation packages, micro-needling among other cosmetic skincare procedures, and so much more. Stop in and talk to one of the experts about facials, serums, and the other skincare treatments the MedSpa offers. AIREM is also a spa in residence at the Topping Rose House Boutique and Luxury Hotel (1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton).
For unparalleled luxury at one of the Hamptons finest bed and breakfasts, check into The Baker House 1650 (181 Main Street, East Hampton). Not only is this the place for exquisite events hosted on lush, terraced gardens and inside an elegant reception hall, but guests can also unwind in the hotel’s state-of-the-art spa facility. Relax, rejuvenate, and revitalize your mind and body with Baker House’s many spa experiences and wellness events. It’s worth noting that The Baker House spa services are reserved for guests of the hotel.
Experience the one of a kind, 30,000 sq. ft. Seawater Spa, recently re-imagined at Gurney’s Montauk Resort (290 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk). With the help of AIRE Ancient Baths creator Alonso Balaguer Designs, the spa highlights include co-ed relaxation areas; eucalyptus oil-infused steam rooms; four contrast bathing pools, and our ocean-fed, saltwater indoor pool. Newly designed treatment rooms feature indoor/outdoor space for chromotherapy, hydrotherapy and full body treatments. Enhanced fitness offerings include daily wellness classes, dedicated strength and cardio rooms, and a studio for private or group classes.
Not far from Gurney’s you’ll find Montauk Manor. Elegant wood beams frame this classic Tudor, which stands watch over 12 fabulous acres and is situated on a hilltop where sweeping vistas of the Atlantic Ocean, Gardiner’s Bay, and Block Island Sound beckon, offering an extraordinary setting that will make you feel like royalty.
Their Space MTK – Spa offers a variety of spa packages which include luxurious accommodations, rejuvenating treatments, and wonderful keepsakes for a memorable and rejuvenating winter weekend escape.
Nature has been making remedies since the dawn of time, and at Naturopathica, the mission is to connect them back to you. This spa experience looks to heal with natural therapies, and empower everyone to take control of their own well-being with our healing arts centers, skincare and body products, remedies, and rituals. Through a holistic approach they connect beauty, health, community, and the earth.
Nestled within a quiet corner of the beautifully refurbished Canoe Place Inn & Cottages in Hampton Bays – an East End landmark hosting Manhattanites, socialites, and travelers from across the world for over a century - sits a beautifully appointed full-service spa created in partnership with the acclaimed Sommet Beauty team. Founded in 2023, Sommetbeauty is a curator of clean, sustainable, luxurious beauty brands. In addition to sourcing and offering the best of clean beauty, they offer facial and body treatments with a goal of helping clients reach their highest potential in mind and body through restorative treatments and efficacious products.
From a relaxing retreat to a spa bachelorette party, experience East Wind’s 10,000 square foot luxury spa where guests can indulge in a fully equipped facility featuring an array of treatment rooms, spacious couple’s suites, men’s and women’s saunas, steam rooms, and locker rooms as well as rain showers, an all-new relaxation lounge, and state of the art full-service hair and makeup salon.
Wellness & Healing Centers
Right on the Inspiration Wharf in Port Washington, Port Salt Cave (403 Main St., Port Washington) offers one of the best deep relaxation experiences in its serene salt cave. Salt Therapy may help support the immune, nervous, and lymphatic systems, but it is one of the most calming experiences ever. Be sure to get some unique salt crystal jewelry from the cave’s Krystal Blu Boutique on your way out too!
Launching from 7 locations on Long Island, Salty Soul offers classes Memorial Day through Labor Day at The Waterfront Center in Oyster Bay, Heckscher State Park, Tanner Park, Gilgo Beach, Glen Cove and Steers Beach. Indoor pool classes are available year-round inside of the Glen Cove Mansion at the MYW Studio and Spa, along with four additional locations, The Omni Fitness Center in Uniondale, Farmingdale Middle School, the JCC in Oceanside and East Hills. Through Salty Soul Yoga, the main goal is to help your mind and body connect, developing your own healthy and spiritual process. The one-of-a-kind practice caters to a broad range of clientele. and fills participants with pure gratitude and relaxation while elevating physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing.
Alexandra’s knowledge, facial massages and extraordinary talent at creating customized facials leave her clients with healthy, glowing skin. She works with each individual to create a personalized daily skin care routine that fits both their skin and lifestyle. Alexandra believes that because everyone’s skin is different, there’s no one size fits all. The services provided by Alexandra Accardo Studio include facials, body treatments, injectables, spray tanning, sugaring & waxing and lashes & brows.