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Get the Refresh You Deserve at These Hudson Valley Spas

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Sit back and relax with a much-needed massage or a full weekend of masks and treatments at these Hudson Valley spas and wellness centers.

Additional reporting by Anthony Minda and Raphael Beretta

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.

Here’s what you need to know about what they’re doing to keep everyone safe, healthy, and seriously relaxed in the Hudson Valley.


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Birch Body Care

Kingston, 845.331.7139

Looking for a step up from generic self care? Birch offers Reiki and waxing in addition to standard and CBD wellness massages for joint pain and anxiety. The Uptown Kingston day spa also offers gift cards to purchase. If you’re stuck on what to get your special someone, gift them the experience of a therapeutic massage.

Bodhi Holistic Spa

Hudson, 518.828.2233

The Bodhi Holistic Spa, located in Hudson, is more than just your average spa. A decidedly New Age establishment, Bodhi offers yoga, hypnosis, and acupuncture, as well as an infrared sauna and seaweed body treatments. For pairs, the Columbia County retreat offers couples salt stone massages, aromatherapy, and more. In addition, holistic body treatments range from espresso mud scrubs to wild lime scalp treatments.


Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa

Milton, 845.795.4050

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. Antioxidant-rich red flower nature wraps, quartz crystal body scrubs, and warm stone facials round out a few of the natural treatment options.

Photo courtesy of Emerson Resort & Spa

Photo courtesy of Emerson Resort & Spa

Emerson Resort and Spa

Mt. Tremper, 845.688.2828

Those who choose to stay at Emerson will be treated like true kings and queens. A top resort experience, complete with luxury dining and shopping, Emerson delivers with spa offerings that are sure to impress; massages, pedicures, and aromatherapy are just some of the amazing treatments given in the state-of-the-art facilities. Rejuvenating treatments include couples’ CBD massages, active botanical facials, Thai yoga, and much more.


Haven Spa

Rhinebeck, 845.876.7369

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. Plus, massages use holistic enhancements like exfoliating bamboo, lemongrass, and mimosa scrub or coffee, dandelion, and tobacco mud.


Mohonk Mountain House

Rhinebeck, 845.765.3286

Located just outside the heart of New Paltz, this resort and spa is the perfect place for any couple or family looking for a vacation close to home. The Spa at Mohonk Mountain House offers an abundance of services, often shifting with the seasons to promote immune health and ultimate relaxation. For example, the Winter Warmth Herbal Wrap includes a full body treatment of relieving muscle aches using essential oils, a soothing scalp massage, and a hydrogel facial mask. Enjoy rejuvenating stays at the magnificent mountain house year-round, while looking out at the shimmering lake surrounding the resort and the mighty Shawangunk Ridge.


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Mirbeau Inn & Spa Rhinebeck

Rhinebeck, 877.647.2328

One of four Mirbeau locations in the United States, Mirbeau Spa features more than just your average massage. The inn and spa’s 49-room resort includes an impressment assortment of packages. For instance, try the Romance Package; the overnight stay includes a 50-minute massage, dinner for two at Willow by Charlie Palmer, as well as breakfast the next morning. To top it off, each couple arrives to fresh rose petals in their room. Facials utilize micro-roller techniques, while massage offerings include CBD-enhanced deep tissue, Swedish-style with aromatherapy, and natural healing with Himalayan salt stone crystals and cool river stones.

Riverview Salon & Day Spa

Newburgh, 845.569.0700

This downtown spa offers treatments any guest is sure to love. Riverview specializes in anti-aging treatments like an oxygen facial and a special anti-aging facial meant to make you look and feel younger. The spa even offers microdermabrasion treatments for the removal of dead skin. Special packages bundle relaxing treatments together. For instance, “The Spa Sampler” includes 30-minute customized facials and Swedish massages, a traditional manicure, and an express pedicure.


Hurleyville, 845.434.1849

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. Similarly, Shiatsu acupressure massages, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and the holistic facial take natural approaches to rejuvenation.

The Dutchess Inn and Spa at Beacon

Beacon, 845.205.2900

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. Of course, spa-goers will love the specialty Himalayan salt stone massages. Walkable from the Metro-North station, the spa also offers special weekend packages, including plein air painting retreats or yoga classes at the solarium or roof garden.


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The Little Owl Spa

Poughkeepsie, 845.206.0985

The Little Owl Spa is one of the most-visited spas in all of Poughkeepsie. Kiriaki Pertesis and her team of talented massage therapists offer state-of-the-art services to all guests in need of some TLC. Besides the traditional Swedish massage, the spa also offers bikini waxes, scalp massages, cupping therapy, and eyebrow tinting.

The Salt Therapy Room

Poughkeepsie, 845.546.7258

As the name implies, this day spa focuses purely on dry salt therapy in a specially designed halotherapy room. Located off Titusville Road, the spa specializes in this ancient therapy that has been recommended by healers and philosophers to help treat respiratory, skin, and other issues. The anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial elements in the salt can help treat common conditions like asthma, bronchitis, snoring and sleeping problems, eczema and acne, and others.

The Windham Spa

Windham, 518.734.9617

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.


The Barns at Troutbeck | Photo by Nicole Franzen


Amenia, 845.789.1555

Looking to enter into a getaway that is surrounded by the beauty of mother nature? If yes, then Troutbeck is the place for you. Nestled in the middle of woods right on the edge of the Hudson Valley, the spa is a place for the adventurous. A pool, sauna, yoga and meditation studio, tennis court, and fishing area are just some of the experiences to take part in at this breathtaking escape. In addition, Gua Sha facial acupuncture, deep tissue massage, infrared treatments, and somatic experiences round out Troutbeck’s wellness offerings at The Barns.

Wholeness Center

Valley Cottage, 845.268.7532

Special “medi-spa” treatments include micro-needling and laser skin removal. Wholeness Center also specializes in cupping, sound healing, kinesiology, and “past life regression.” The spa has a program specializing in treatments for patients undergoing cancer treatments.

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The massage and therapy area. Courtesy of YO1 Health Resort

YO1 Health Resort

Monticello, 845.237.9100

This Catskill mountain wellness paradise offers ultra-relaxing getaways. YO1 Health Resort‘s programs enable guests to tailor services to their own wellness journey. At the spa, therapies include Ayurveda, naturopathy, and hydro/mud therapies. Full-body massages use herbal oils to relieve fatigue and improve muscle stamina. Immersion baths, relieving hot stone massages, and specialized acupuncture treatments are just a few offerings. In addition, YO1’s culinary program is designed to purify the body from toxins and support immune health. Of course, the menu focuses mostly on vegan and vegetarian fare.

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