After you’ve shopped, played, dined, enjoyed
the ocean and more, it may be time to take it
down a notch.
Indulge in well-deserved tranquility, carve out
time for a relaxing couple’s massage, or book
spa services for friends and family gathered for
a special event or girlfriends’ getaway at one of
the many luxurious spas in the area.
Ocean Place Resort & Spa, the only full-service luxury
oceanfront resort between Manhattan and Atlantic City, has
been welcoming guests and locals to the beautiful New
Jersey Shore from all over the tri-state area for nearly 27
years. The newly renovated 14,000 square-foot spa offers
unparalleled oceanfront views of the beautiful Atlantic with
13 luxurious treatment rooms, a full-service salon, fitness
center, indoor pool with heated soaking tub and outdoor
pool with Jacuzzi. Men, women, couples and moms-tobe
can choose from tempting menu of massages, facials,
and body services. Packages are available for girlfriend
getaways and bachelorette parties, customized with
options such as meals, an overnight stay, exclusive use of
the spa facilities or yoga on the beach.
SOOTH YOUR BODY
Photo by C. Leslie
Monmouth County has a thriving yoga community,
with a diverse range of studios offering vinyasa, hot
yoga, jivamukti, yin, meditation, and even teacher
training programs throughout the region. It’s easy
to find a class any day or night of the week, as
well as weekend workshops throughout the year.
Several studios offer sunset and sunrise yoga
classes on the beach during the summer months,
and visitors are always welcome. New Jersey’s
biggest yoga event is the annual Local Mala Project
held in honor of the International Day of Peace in
September. Join hundreds of yogis from all around
the tri-state area for meditation, music, chanting
and 108 Sun Salutations at the shore led by some
of the area’s most respected yoga instructors. Visit
www.thelocalmalaproject.com for details.
Photo by J. Naylor