Nestled within the historic walls of a restored textile factory in TriBeCa is AIRE Ancient Baths, a bath house and wellness retreat designed to balance the mind and body.
AIRE welcomes its visitors with grandeur. The moment you step inside, tall ceilings and exposed brick walls guide you through the lobby, leading you down into a subterranean oasis illuminated solely by the soft, flickering glow of candles. Here, guests will encounter six distinctive thermal baths with different temperatures and elements including saltwater, hot, and ice cold, and additional experiences such as a steam room and private rooms for massages. Tea and cold water are provided on-site with the option to purchase freshly pressed juices.
The six thermal baths offer their own unique benefits. The cold water bath is intended to bolster immunity and reduce inflammation while the jet bath is excellent for soothing sore muscles. Enjoy the sea water bath for opening pores and drawing out toxins, in addition to easing stress. The journey is enhanced by meditative music and the gentle waft of orange blossom aromatherapy, all working together to transport you to a realm of profound serenity.
While many find solace in the simple act of transitioning from one pool to another, AIRE offers more than just hydrotherapy. Guests are invited to explore a menu of treatments such as a green tea-infused body scrub, amethyst crystal massage, and a wide variety of experiences designed intentionally for couples.
Every aspect of each visit, from the thermal bath experiences, and attentive staff, to the changing room facilities (which included L’Occitane hair products and Dyson dryers) is thoughtfully curated to maximize relaxation. Forget your bathing attire? No worries – AIRE can provide it upon request.
Operating from 8 AM to 9 PM, the experiences start at $130 for a 90-minute bath session and can go up to $679 per person for special treatments, such as the Signature Wine Experience, where guests fully immerse themselves in a wine bath before indulging in an hour-long massage with grapeseed oil, and of course, enjoy a wine and cheese tasting.
AIRE stands as a testament to the art of rejuvenation, inviting guests to step back in time while embracing the modern pursuit of wellness. This extraordinary urban oasis promises an escape from the bustling city streets into a world of serenity and renewal.
While this is a perfect experience for a birthday, anniversary, or wedding, AIRE is a great opportunity for anyone seeking tranquility.