Situated in the lower Hudson Valley, in the petite town of Sugar Loaf, Glenmere Mansion is an Italianate villa with aristocratic gardens designed by Edith Wharton’s niece. While the hotel’s opulent decor is reminiscent of bygone eras, there is nothing archaic about the newly renovated spa, which offers 8,000 square feet of indulgences. Choose from an extensive list of facials and massages, including the skin-soothing Chardonnay Body Treatment ($165), or experience a traditional Turkish Hamman treatment. The toxin-purging, 2½-hour Journey to Shambhala ($440) experience might actually trick you into believing you’ve achieved enlightenment.
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