We’re a little obsessed with spa treatments. When we can’t be at the spa we’re thinking about being at spa, We don’t dream about Swedes, we dream about Swedish massage. Ok you get the point. Here are some really fun and unique treatments that are being offered throughout New York State this season.
- Millstone Farm Facial at Buttermilk Falls Inn in the Hudson Valley
Located in the Hudson Valley, the Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa has just 18 rooms and is located on a 75-acre farm. 45 of those acres are taken up by Millstone Farms, which grows stone fruit, Swiss chard, kale and watermelon (seasonally). There’s also a livestock barn with heritage breed chickens and peacocks, as well as an aviary house. The spa uses solar and geothermal power, and incorporates home-grown herbs, honey and even pumpkin in its treatments. The signature Millstone Farm Facial includes a mask made with the farm’s honey, as well as a homemade cucumber-honey toner. Pumpkin, an antioxidant, is the star ingredient of the Pumpkin & Spice Body Wrap. For more information or to book, visit http://www.buttermilkfallsinn.com/spa/buttermilk-spa.htm.
- The Adirondack Maple Sugar Body Scrub at Mirror Lake Inn
The Adirondack Maple Sugar Body Scrub is a signature treatment that taps into the natural richness of local maple sugar, allowing guests to experience a wonderfully hydrating and re-mineralizing full body exfoliation. The Result is smooth skin, long lasting hydration and overall feeling of well-being. This treatment is priced at $140 for 50 minutes. For more information or to book, visit http://www.mirrorlakeinn.com/spa/spa-services/.
- Wine Infused Treatments at Mirbeau Spa in the Finger Lakes
The award-winning Mirbeau Spa in the Finger Lakes features treatments that pay homage to the region’s famed wineries while keeping products localized. The Honey & Wine Wrap includes a warm blend of wine and honey providing intensive moisture to the skin, protecting against dehydration. The Crushed Cabernet Scrub uses a blend of grape seed, honey and brown sugar to create a scrub that invigorates and refines, to stimulate microcirculation and drainage of excess toxins. For more information or to book, visit www.mirbeau.com.
The Crushed Cabernet Scrub at Mirbeau is good for your body and soul.
- Wine Wrap at Park West Spa in the Finger Lakes
The elegant Park West Spa nestled on the shore of Canandaigua Lake boasts a Wine Wrap that brings out the best in the Finger Lakes farm-to-table movement. The tantalizing body wrap treatment utilizes the powerful antioxidant and exfoliating properties of local grapes. The wine wrap is the perfect treatment for sun damaged dry and aging skin. It removes dead skin cells, deeply hydrating and fades age spots due to over exposure to the sun. For more information or to book, visit www.parkwesthairdesignandspa.com.
- Antioxidant Wine Trail Wrap at August Moon Spa in the Finger Lakes
The August Moon Spa located in The Finger Lake’s La Tourelle offers an Antioxidant Wine Trail Wrap. The Antioxidant Wine Trail Wrap repairs and restores aging skin with the antioxidant properties of powdered regional grape seeds, followed by a lavender grapeseed oil moisturizing application. For more information or to book, visit https://www.augustmoonspa.com/services_specialtymassages.cfm
- Chardonnay Body Drench at Glenmere Mansion in Hudson Valley
The Chardonnay Body Drench is the perfect choice for those who love massage, but want to deeply nourish the skin. An intensive hydrating cocktail is applied during a full-body massage. A heated wrap provides deep penetration to quench the skin. This treatment is priced at $165 for 60 minutes. For more information or to book, visit http://www.glenmeremansion.com.
- Ellicottville Salt Cave Halotherapy Spa in Chautauqua-Allegheny
A 45 minute session shared by up to four people in a room filled with 100% pure Himalayan salt. Gravity chairs, blankets and pillows are provided for total comfort. Relax and breathe in the healing salt air created by a soothing water feature. Calming music filters through the dim, color-lit (chromotherapy) room to enhance the ultimate experience. For more information or to book, visit http://www.ellicottvillesaltcave.com/.
- Mineral Water Treatments at the Roosevelt Baths & Spa in Saratoga Springs
Naturally, a spa destined to serve generations with healing experiences would evolve at such a powerful place as Saratoga Springs, a haven infused with history and hydrotherapy. Established in 1935, the Roosevelt Baths & Spa opened thanks to President Franklin Roosevelt’s visionary act to preserve the Saratoga Springs. Authentic and historic, today the Roosevelt Baths & Spa offers a transforming hydrotherapy spa experience. Transformation begins with a private soak in Saratoga’s naturally effervescent water. Guests discover a buoyant quality to the mineral water, and revel in Saratoga’s signature brand of aquatic bliss. The mineral water is captured cold from underground springs, then mixed with warm fresh water to a neutral temperature for maximum benefits. The Roosevelt Baths & Spa offers 42 original treatment rooms and a complete menu of services, including mineral baths, massages, facials, scrubs, body wraps, and a full-service salon. For more information or to book, visit http://www.gideonputnam.com/activities-and-events/roosevelt-baths-and-spa.