These 5 North Fork & Hamptons Spas Are Perfect for R&R

Summertime and the livin’ should be easy. Gorgeous weather, summer weekends and the reality that it’s swimsuit season make the time a perfect one to focus on wellness. North Fork and Hamptons spa resorts and hotels offer staycationers and vacationers an opportunity to relax and refresh while someone else does their nails.

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Spa, Montauk

Paradise found. image: facebook.com/gurneysinn

Paradise found. image: facebook.com/gurneysinn

Located on the Island’s tip, Gurney’s literally and figuratively offers an escape from the world. The indoor, ocean-fed seawater pool offers shade from the blazing hot summer weather and panoramic views of the Atlantic that need to be seen to be believed. The brush & tone seaweed wrap uses seaweed’s rich minerals to help tone and detoxify the body and the Montauk stone massage will do away with muscle tension. Active types can sign up for personal training or take part in the many fitness pop-ups the resort hosts each summer. And when it’s time to toast to a renewed you, The Beach Club, which spans Gurney’s 2,000-foot private beach, serves as the perfect spot to watch the sunset. Phone: 631-668-2345 | Address: 290 Old Montauk Highway  Click for Bliss 

East Wind, Wading River

image: facebook.com/eastwindli

image: facebook.com/eastwindli

If traffic ruins your blissful buzz, consider a stay at East Wind—getting there doesn’t require single-lane traffic. Once there for treatments, guests have the chance to be escorted to the relaxation lounge, where chaise lounges provide the perfect setting to rest weary legs and eyes. The warm stone facial is essentially a 2-for-1 special—it incorporates warm stones into a facial treatment and a massage. Guests can also purchase packages that include lunch at Desmond’s and wine tours. Phone: 631-929-3500 | Address: 5720 NY 25-A Click for Bliss

Topping Rose House, Bridgehampton

TOPPING ROUSE HOUSE

TOPPING ROUSE HOUSE

Housed in an 1842 Greek Revival-mansion, Topping Rose House boasts a contemporary annex, proximity to Ocean Road Beach and facial and massage services. Nip nagging muscle and facial kinks by opting for a deep tissue massage and clarifying facial, which Topping Rose promises will target blemishes and balance oils. A meal at noted chef Jean-Georges’ restaurant on-site will enhance your state of bliss. Splurge a little on dessert—the ice cream with crackerjacks is worth every calorie. Phone: 631-537-0870 | Address: 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Click for Bliss

Montauk Yacht Club, Montauk

Even the dining room inspires relaxation

Even the dining room inspires relaxation

Come by land or sea to this stylish resort situated on Lake Montauk. Then prepare to stay a while. The sun kiss body bronzing treatment allows guests to get a summer glow on-the-quick through gentle exfoliation and self-tanning. Men shouldn’t be shy about getting a little TLC—Montauk Yacht Club offers a gentlemen’s facial known to leave dudes with younger, cleaner and more radiant skin. Along with pampering, guests can also hop aboard the Catamaran Mon Tiki, the only US Coast Guard certified sailing vessel to call The End home. Phone: 631-668-3100 | Address: 32 Star Island Rd. Click for Bliss

Arbor View House, East Marion

This upscale-Victorian style B&B, originally built in 1780, offers the quaint setting that draws people to the North Fork. The aromatherapy would be sensory overload if it weren’t so relaxing. Candlelight, soft music, rose petals and essential oils team up to help visitors abandon stresses. Wine, champagne and chocolate complete the sensory experience. As for the rest of Arbor View House, three-course breakfasts and beds known for being simply heavenly make it tempting to stay put. Also consider a trip to Greenport since it’s a mere three miles away. Phone: 631-477-8440 | Address: 8900 Main Rd. Click for Bliss

beth ann clyde

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