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Get the Refresh You Deserve at a Reopened Hudson Valley Spa

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Sit back and relax with a much-needed massage or a full weekend of masks and treatments – all with COVID-19 social distancing protocol in place.

From the early mountain houses to more recent resort towns, the Hudson Valley has long served as a relaxing and restorative site. Today, local spas continue that legacy, offering day-long treatments as well as more extensive, vacation-friendly packages for those looking for a deep cleanse.

Now that spas are back up and running, here’s what you need to know about what they’re doing to keep everyone safe, healthy, and seriously relaxed in the Hudson Valley.

Birch Body Care

Kingston, 845.331.7139

COVID-19 update: Open beginning July 2 for limited services like massage and waxing. Birch takes guests’ temperatures and blood oxygen levels, and staff must wear masks and PPE at all times.

A day spa located in Uptown Kingston, Birch offers Reiki and waxing in addition to standard and CBD-wellness massages for joint pain and anxiety.

Bodhi Holistic Spa

Hudson, 518.828.2233

COVID-19 update: Open for massages and limited services beginning June 20. All stations are sanitized between uses, and a health questionnaire must be completed 12 hours before an appointment for all guests. Yoga is virtual until early July.

A decidedly New Age establishment, Bodhi offers yoga, hypnosis, and acupuncture, as well as an “infrared sauna” and seaweed body treatments.

Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa

Milton, 845.795.4050

COVID-19 update: Open for limited services beginning July 15. Guests must undergo contactless temperature checks and screening upon arrival, and masks are required. The inn and spa will operate at 50-percent capacity until further notice.

In addition to its standard spa treatments (pool, massages, a variety of body scrubs), Buttermilk is on the grounds of an organic farm and animal rescue, so visitors can supplement their treatments by wandering the apiary or meeting the donkeys, peacocks, goats, and rescued alpacas. The farm’s chickens provide organic eggs for breakfast.

Copperhood Resort & Spa

Shandaken, 845.688.2460

COVID-19 update: Closed until further notice

Settled onto a private 40-acre island in the Catskills, Copperhood is all about space: yoga studios, forest walks, and full-size pools only scratch the surface. Accommodations include both standard meals, specially-designed dietary courses for cleansing, and raw food.

Emerson Resort and Spa

Mt. Tremper, 845.688.2828

COVID-19 update: Reopens beginning July 16 for Thursday through Monday service. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for deep cleanings. Staff must undergo temperature checks and wear PPE. The spa is reservation-only, and all guests will receive safety kits with a mask, hand sanitizer, and wipes.

A true resort experience, complete with luxury dining and shopping, Emerson delivers with spa offerings that are sure to impress: massages, pedicures, and aromatherapy in state-of-the-art facilities.

Haven Spa

Rhinebeck, 845.876.7369

COVID-19 update: Reopens beginning June 29. Masks are required for guests and staff. All staff must wear PPE, and the facilities are subject to additional sanitation.

Haven specializes in a wide range of services, from micro-needling to LED light therapy to courses with the Environ Micro-Current Machine, which uses both ultrasound and electrical currents for skin care. The day spa offers a variety of packages, including bookings for parties of five or more.

Riverview Salon & Day Spa

Newburgh, 845.569.0700

COVID-19 update: Open by appointment only. Masks are required.

This downtown spa offers microdermabrasion treatments for the removal of dead skin. Special packages are available as well.

Sanivan

Hurleyville, 845.434.1849

COVID-19 update: Closed until further notice

This “holistic spa” focuses on wellness and retreats. Services range from cleanses and dietary courses to holistic retreats that include everything from yoga and meditation to saunas and skin brushings. The three-day Babymoon Retreat for expectant parents comes with organic meals and special massages.

Savor Spa

Saugerties, 845.247.3758

COVID-19 update: Closed until further notice. Savor skincare is available to shop online.

Savor is a New York City-based skincare company with a luxe day spa in Saugerties. It offers your standard massages and massages using its own cosmetics, plus special treatments using LED lights and a “Chardonnay massage.” Anyone interested in monthly treats should check out the special membership packages.

The Inn and Spa at Beacon

Beacon, 845.205.2900

COVID-19 update: Closed until further notice

Relocated from Hudson, the 12-room Inn and Spa offers intimate treatments that range from facials and deep tissue massages to specialized treatments like a pre-natal massage for expectant mothers. Walkable from the Metro North station, the spa also offers special weekend packages, including a plein air painting retreat.

The Salt Therapy Room

Poughkeepsie, 845.546.7258

COVID-19 update: Open by appointment

As the name implies, this day spa focuses purely on dry salt therapy in a specially-designed halotheraphy room.

The Windham Spa

Windham, 518.734.9617

COVID-19 update: Closed until further notice

Across from the ski resort, The Windham Spa offers a number of winter packages for those who want a break from the slopes. Special courses include “The Warm Up” (blueberry and paprika peel, custom masque, hot stone foot massage) and pedicures with hot chocolate, pediment, and sustainably-harvested palo santo.

Wholeness Center

Valley Cottage, 845.268.7532

COVID-19 update: Open beginning July 9 from Thursday to Sunday to allow time for deep cleaning. Guests and staff must wear masks and abide by social distancing whenever possible.

Special “medi-spa” treatments include micro-needling and laser skin removal. Wholeness Center also specializes in cupping, sound healing, kinesiology, and “past life regression.”


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