[UPDATE BELOW] The only downside to Spa Castle—a truly whimsical dreamscape filled with napping chambers, colorful saunas and poolside-mozzarella sticks—is that it's located in the remote (for some of us) land of College Point, Queens. Well, no more. The relaxation empire is coming to Manhattan, under the name Spa Castle Premier. What could possibly be more "premier" than the Sauna Valley?
The new Spa Castle will be opening at 115 East 57th Street this fall, though details are still under wraps. A publicist tells us that more information and renderings will be available shortly, but like its sister site, the new space will be equipped with ample indoor and outdoor areas, perfect for clutching a 20-ounce tequila sunrise with your shriveled prune hand. Here's all we know:
Spa Castle (which currently has established locations in College Point, NY and Carrollton, TX) offers the perfect combination of traditional Asian saunas and luxurious European spas. In consultation with overseas experts, parent company C.Castle Group Corp has created an innovative spa and sauna experience never seen before in the United States.
Spa Castle Premier is the next step for C.Castle Group Corp. in its plans to build, own and operate urban resorts and hospitality facilities in key metropolitan destinations nationwide. The corporate vision is to surpass the current health and wellness standards seen in the industry today.
From invigorating massages to savory cuisines, Spa Castle’s high-quality facilities and services are designed to promote the health and well-being of all our clients. Spa Castle is opened all year round and focuses on fostering an environment conducive to achieving complete physical, mental, and social well-being.
We will update this Breaking News Story the moment more details are revealed. Try to distract yourself in the meantime.
Update, 5:29 p.m.: More information is available on the Spa Castle website, where it has been patiently hiding in plain sight. Sneaky!
The 38,000 SF space was previously leased by NY Racquet and Tennis Club and currently. Located in a mix use building, this location would offer 3 full floors (8th, 9th, 10th floor) of spa facilities, including an outdoor sundeck. The entire area will be gutted and refurbished. Currently there is a swimming pool on the 8th floor and outdoor sundeck which will be converted to a Bade Pool with a partial sundeck. The project will be designed, constructed and operated in house.