Spas to Cure Winter Blues

Have you started counting down the days to Long Island summer yet? Once the chill sweeps through the air, it’s hard not to think about relaxing on Robert Moses Beach or sipping vino among the grapevines. Thankfully there’s one great way to forget about the frigid temperatures for a while: getting pampered in one of Long Island’s cozy spas. Head to any of these five spas before or after you submerge yourself in wellness when Pulse hosts an evening with cocktails and light fare at Ocean Spray Hot Tubs & Saunas on March 9.

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Drew Patrick Spa, Bay Shore

Drew Patrick Spa


A modern clean space with a coffee bar, Drew Patrick Spa is a lovely place to escape for a few hours while taking advantage of some great packages. The Stress Buster Package, for example, puts customers in a “state of euphoria for the mind and body” thanks to the inclusion of a body massage and a facial. Customers rave about the latter and the friendly staff. Go

The Inn and Spa at East Wind, Wading River

Make the spa experience last a little longer and spend a night at this popular North Shore getaway. It’s easy to forget about the cold once inside the 10,000-square-foot spa with saunas and steam rooms. Of course facials, massages, manicures and pedicures are available along with a relaxation lounge. Even plan a getaway with your sweetheart by taking advantage of the Suite Engagement package that offers side-by-side massages. Go

Gurney’s Inn and Spa, Montauk

Gurney's Montauk Resort


Lounge chairs circling a seawater pool make it easy to envision summertime at Gurney’s Inn and Spa. (The fact that it’s in Montauk also doesn’t hurt!) The enticing amenities continue with a Finnish-style rock sauna and a 120-degree Russian steam room. Then spend the night in one of the chic rooms with wooden floors and white walls overlooking the ocean. Need I say more? Go

The Village Spa, Roslyn

Located in Nassau County’s historic Roslyn Village, the tranquil spa has a beautiful view overlooking the Roslyn Pond. Opt for the popular hot stone massage to ease muscle tension and forget about the chill. The goodies continue with the specials including the appropriately-named Getaway package, which comes with an hour-long massage and a trip to the sauna. Go

Viana Hotel and Spa, Westbury

Viana Hotel & Spa


The vibrant interior of this small luxury hotel screams summer with sea blue chairs along with colorful carpets and tiles. The spa promises customers the opportunity to find their Zen with a little help from body treatments and massages. The plush bedding, Jacuzzi room and indoor pool are also a plus after a spa day. Go

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