The Cornelia Spa at the Surrey
The Surrey Hotel, 20 E. 76th St., nr. Madison Ave.; 646-358-3600
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Cornelia Spa, where, amid the Art Deco light fixtures, hand-painted armoires, and relaxing hummingbird sounds, you and your loved one can enjoy the Elixir of Love ($700), which includes a marine salt and lemon extract foot soak, a honey-citrus polish buffing ritual, and a couple's massage with ginger and citrus aromatherapy. Finish off your day with a caviar amuse bouche, a glass of prosecco, and a shower in a private suite. All guests who visit the spa between February 12 and February 15 are treated to a red-velvet Valentine cupcake, a love quote, a white rose, and a glass of prosecco.
The Red Door Spa at the Chatwal Hotel
The Chatwal Hotel, 130 W. 44th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-764-5900
The newly opened Red Door Spa at the Chatwal Hotel is offering two packages for Valentine’s Day bliss: From Here to Eternity ($712) features signature massages, customized facials, warm cream manicures and pedicures, and a spa lunch. Want a little extra? Go for Love Is Forever ($990), which contains two organic flower peel microdermabrasion facials, hot stone massages, hand treatments, scalp massages, manicures, and pedicures, as well as the spa lunch.
AIRE Ancient Baths
88 Franklin St., nr. Church St.; 212-274-3777
You don’t have to travel to Italy to do as the Romans do: Just visit Tribeca’s Aire Ancient Baths. The Aire Valentine’s Experience package includes their thermal bath treatments—taking you through four different temperature-controlled pools, a steam room, a propeller jet bath, and a salt-water pool in under 90 minutes—as well as a 30-minute massage and a special toast for $110 per person. Want to splurge? They also offer a Red Wine Bath Valentine’s Experience, with a private soak in a tub of red wine and a 60-minute massage, in addition to a trip through the bath circuit, for $240 per person.
TriBeCa Beauty Spa
8 Harrison St., nr. Greenwich St.; 212-343-2376
Choose from one of four romantic couples packages to celebrate your day: Love Is Like a Wild Rose ($395), a one-hour Swedish massage with rose oil and a rose-water spa pedicure; Enchanted Passion ($525), a 60-minute massage with vanilla oil, a 45-minute facial with an anti-aging peel, and a manicure and pedicure; Dreaming of Love ($325), a 75-minute Swedish and hot stone massage; and Glimpse of Heaven ($140), where you can indulge in a chocolate spa pedicure, which includes a scrub, a chocolate mask, and a leg massage.
Spa @ Eventi
Eventi, a Kimpton Hotel, 851 Avenue of the Americas, nr. 30th St.; (212) 904-1855
Visit the ecofriendly Spa at the Eventi Hotel in order to participate in their “today’s date is your rate” deal: Bring your partner in for your choice of a 50-minute treatment—which includes anything from an Urban Therapy foot massage to a Man About Town facial—and the date is your price: A visit on February 1 is $201.13, a visit on February 2 is $202.13, and so on. It might work out best for early birds, but if you fell behind on Valentine’s Day plans, don’t worry: The special is available for the entire month.