Nuansa is a luxury boutique spa that delivers a unique experience in a setting of complete tranquility where outstanding service and attention to detail make clients feel special from the moment they enter.

Escape the busy city and enter the calming environment that is Nuansa. The focus is to make your experience one of total relaxation that will have you leaving calmed and rejuvenated.

Discover your urban escape.

"I want every client to have a unique experience and feel special from the moment they walk in the door."
-Nuanchawee Faiwongsa
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Feel stress melt away with Nuansa’s original massage, which combines Eastern and Western massage. Shiatsu blends acupressure point, long deep stroke and stretching techniques to relax and soothe muscle tension. The benefits are both immediate and long term; a perfect solution to rebalance and renew your body’s equilibrium and sense of well-being.

Book a 60 min Nuansa Classic Massage
Book a 90 min Nuansa Classic Massage

The application of hot bamboo deeply penetrates muscle tissue and relaxes the entire nervous system. This specialized treatment melts away stubborn knots, tension, and is beneficial for releasing chronic muscle and joint pain while helping increase blood flow to the area. Varying lengths of bamboo work in harmony using gliding, rolling techniques and long deep strokes to target tense muscles. The addition of aromatherapy also calms the mind.

Book a 60 min Hot Bamboo Massage
Book a 90 min Hot Bamboo Massage

Samunprai or “herbs” is a powerful treatment dating back to 14th century Thailand. This holistic ritual incorporates medicinal heat and four massage modalities to relieve muscular, joint and back pain. Thai stretches and deep acupressure, release blocked energy, while the round cotton bundles filled with healing herbs such as camphor, turmeric, prai and lemongrass, is steamed and kneaded on the body, allowing the herbs and oil to penetrate and act as potent detoxifiers while increasing lymphatic drainage. Finally, a cool down session with a cold compress for the forehead, scalp, and face massage will complete the full experience. Recommended for athletes, circulatory and digestive concerns, and the overly stressed.

Book a 60 min Samunprai Thai Poultice Massage
Book a 90 min Samunprai Thai Poultice Massage

We begin this treatment with an aromatic steaming head wrap and the application of an enriching scalp mask. The mask is massaged into the scalp to relieve tension and provide essential nutrients, leaving your hair soft and shiny. A relaxing full body massage will allow any unnecessary tension held in the body to float away as rhythmical strokes flow across the body. Your escape is complete, focusing attention on the hands and feet with a warm compresses and rich cream is massaged deeply into the skin to nourish and soften.

Book a 60 min Soul to Sole Massage
Book a 90 min Soul to Sole Massage

This balancing treatment for the body and mind will boost and re-energize your whole system after travel. To reduce jet-lag and fatigue we begin with an antioxidant rich Organic Green Tea salt body scrub and followed by a relaxing full body massage. Continue to unwind with Jet Lag Tonics facial massage, before being treated to total relief for aching feet and legs with soothing foot massage to increase circulation and reduce swelling, bringing complete serenity to your body and mind.

Book a 60 min Jet Lag Recovery Massage
Book a 90 min Jet Lag Recovery Massage

Traditional Thai yoga is performed in manner on tatami floor mat, combine elements of, Shiatsu blends acupressure point therapy with stretching of the meridians to stimulate the flow of energy throughout your body. It is done without oil, and you remain fully clothed during the treatment. Firm to deep, rhythmic pressure is applied to your entire body using the thumbs, palms, knees, forearms, elbows, and feet. This treatment induces deep relaxation, energizing, and flexibility brings body back into balance.

Book a 60 min Awakening Thai Yoga
Book a 90 min Awakening Thai Yoga 

This technique features long, flowing, relaxing strokes designed to relieve tension, stress and sore muscles. Swedish massage helps improve circulation and strengthens the immune system. Stimulating strong movements effectively ease a tired aching back and limbs.

Book a 60 min Healing Swedish Flow Massage
Book a 90 min Healing Swedish Flow Massage

Deep, rhythmic motion is designed to systematically open the major muscle energy channels of the body. This treatment is excellent for releasing knots, tension in the body and for those who will need to recover form stress, sore muscles and have an overall sensation of being “stuck” or “blocked” in some way. It enhances energy, blood flow and function of both muscle and organ systems, bringing a sense of lightness and ease.

Book a 60 min Deeper Care Massage
Book a 90 min Deeper Care Massage

This prenatal massage focuses on providing relief and relaxation to the mother-to-be as she goes through the stages of pregnancy. It relaxes tense muscles, reduces stress and anxiety, and reduces discomfort associated with the skeletal and circulatory changes brought on by pregnancy. It also helps improve sleep quality and reduce swelling. Only suitable for clients who have passed their first trimester (12 weeks) or more. All products used in this treatment are pregnancy-safe.

Book a 60 min Dear Mother-To-Be Massage
Book a 90 min Dear Mother-To-Be Massage

This treatment begins with an invigorating Sea Salt and Lemon exfoliation to refresh the skin and stimulate circulation followed by a traditional Thai foot massage, which is inspired by the ancient art of reflexology. Using a wooden stick, pressure points on the soles of your feet are stimulated. Blocked energy, tension and stress are relieved and help you sleep better in a natural way. Back, neck, shoulder and scalp massage completes your journey. It’s a perfect massage to follow a long day of walking or just to provide a general sense of well-being.

Book a 60 min Walking on Air Massage
Book a 90 min Walking on Air Massage

Focusing purely on the upper body, this massage is perfect for those who deserve some time out of their busy schedule, providing the body with some much needed rejuvenation. Everyday stress can cause tension in the muscles of the upper body. While out of the office take the opportunity to relax, unwind and begin your day stress-free.

Book a 45 min De-Stress

The idea behind this short but effective treatment is to customize your experience according to your needs and time. Perfect for someone that live in a tight schedule, this massage aims to relax body and mind even between meetings or during a busy day. Our therapist will concentrate on your concerns adjusting pressure and movements according to your needs.
Book a 30 min Stress Relieve

Soften, firm, and hydrate your skin with our body treatment inspired by the thorough art of caring for the body. This energizing and vitalizing body treatment begins with a full-body scrub of warming bamboo and gingergrass. Once fresh skin is revealed, you are gently cocooned in a nutrient-enriched organic rice bran mask nourish the skin. As the mask sets, your mind is relaxed with a soothing scalp and facial massage. Following a rain shower and anti-oxidant rich rose camellia mist. The treatment is complete with a 60-minute, moisture-binding massage infuse with bergamot, vetiver, and wild lime.

Book a 120 min Bamboo Glow

The combination of Sodashi’s organic green tea and Dead Sea salt deeply cleanses and exfoliates your skin. Rich in antioxidants and vitamins C & E, this blend infuses soothing, relaxing properties to the underlying muscles and helps to repair the effects of everyday wear and tear. As a finishing touch, a therapeutic full body massage with rich moisturizer will leave your skin vibrant and replenished.

Book a 60 min Green Tea Revival

A gentle full body exfoliation using Jojoba Beads rich in the aromas of Sodashi Plant Essence Synergy. This treatment removes dead skin cells, whilst oxygenating the skin and is suitable for the most sensitive skins. As a final touch, the skin is nourished and hydrated with aromatic body massage, leaving your body relaxed and your skin feeling silky smooth and refreshed. This treatment is safe and effective before, during and after pregnancy.

Book a 60 min Jojoba Body Polish

Bring your body back to balance with the application of warm soothing oils, followed by a Himalayan Salt and plant essence therapy treatment. Relieve stress and fatigue while gently stimulating the body’s circulation. A deep massage will follow to release any aches and pains. This Salt Therapy Treatment is also perfect after a long stressful day at work or extensive exercise.

Book a 60 min Salt Serenity

Awaken vitality, stimulate blood flow, energize and recharge the body with our purifying body treatments. Choose one of our Red Flower body scrubs. Heal, detoxify, and release tension from the whole body with a warming massage using wild lime and bergamot blended in rice bran. Monoi oil and hydrolyzed silk increase blood flow, warm the body and create a natural glow.

1. Book a Bamboo Gingergrass An intense and invigorating exfoliation for luminous skin.
2. Book a Bio Active A gentle exfoliation to aid circulation and smooth sensitive skin.
3. Book a Lemon Coffee A stimulating and detoxifying exfoliation revealing a soft fresh glow.
4. Book Moroccan Rose A revitalizing exfoliation that firms and moisturizes.

This is an intensive boost of all nature’s vitamins and minerals. Sodashi’s exclusive Thermal Infusing Mask will maximize penetration of these essential vitamins and minerals into the deeper layers of the skin. This ultimate facial indulgence is tailored to your skin’s needs to purify and deeply cleanse, or nourish, leaving your skin hydrated and toned. Restoring forgotten elasticity and radiance, this is more than just a facial; it’s nature’s face lift.

Book a 90 min Sodashi Thermal Infusing Facial

Sodashi Plant Essence Synergy combines with the detoxifying properties of Argiletz Clay-rich in minerals to deeply cleanse congested or imbalanced skin types. Complemented by a pressure point facial massage to restore the skin’s natural radiance, this facial experience assists in refining the pores and leaves the skin feeling pure, refreshed, clear and balanced.

Book a 60 min Sodashi Purity Facial

We will take your skin on a journey of total renewal. You can deeply relax as you enjoy Sodashi’s aromatic warm facial compresses that soften and exfoliate, and a nurturing face mask, rich in herbal extracts to purify and hydrate the skin. This facial experience is tailored to your skin’s needs and is enhanced with the Sodashi Facial Massage. The luxurious Sodashi Plant Essence Synergies will leave your skin revitalized and fresh.

Book a 60 min Sodashi Pure Radiance Facial

This essential facial is ideal for all skin types. The optional use of steam and extractions, combined with a deep cleansing technique prepares your skin for the application of a customized purifying mask. The treatment concludes with the application of a nourishing facial moisturizer and eye cream, leaving your skin refreshed and revitalized.

Book a 60 min Classic European Facial

Turn back time and transform your skin. Using a sequence of timeless anti-ageing techniques ingrained in traditional Japanese facial massage, this intensely energizing treatment is designed to reawaken and rejuvenate natural healing energies and putting elasticity back into your skin. ‘Shin Bi’ stimulates blood, lymphatic circulation and liberates your face of muscular tension that’s responsible for the formation of wrinkles. Yes, a younger face is possible without surgery!

Book a 60 min’Shin Bi’ Japanese Facial Massage
Book a 90 min’Shin Bi’ Japanese Facial Massage

An effective firming and hydrating treatment, the Mini Facial uses the best quality products helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and protect against the impact of the environment. This magical treatment is ideal if you are short on time but want to pamper yourself in the hands of expert estheticians.

Book a 30 min Mini Facial

Leave the cares of the world behind with this stress-relieving treatment while spending some quality time with your partner. In our private couple’s room, enjoy a Nuansa classic massage with essential oil to release any tension stored in the body. Our luxurious and moisture-rich scalp mask, skillfully massaged through the hair. Drift away as your hair is wrapped in a hot towel to deeply nourish and restore a silky shine. A calming facial massage leaves your mind relaxed and rejuvenated before enjoying your chosen Champagne/tea to complement this indulgent experience.

Book a 60 min Sweet Moment Massage
Book a 90 min Sweet Moment Massage

Relax as our therapists send you to a place of absolute bliss and contentment. This head-to-toe experience begins with a body scrub using Himalayan salt and lemon to exfoliate skin, activate circulation and minimizing the appearance of cellulite. Your path to rejuvenation continues with a tension-melting full-body massage using warm balancing oil to revitalize and revive. This nurturing treatment concludes with a warm facial massage, leaving your entire being in harmony.

Book a 90 min Time for Two Massage

Experience total relaxation – side by side – during this luxurious couple’s massage. Your treatments begin with a full-body Western Touch massage with medium to firm pressure; excellent for releasing knots and tension in the body. After your soothing massage, our relax scalp and facial massage helps to ensure that you both feel treat from head to toe.

Book a 60 min Side by Side Massage
Book a 90 min Side by Side Massage

This dedicated treatment is designed “just for him”. Unwind, as the organic green tea salts scrub the body clean, before a massage takes you to a quiet sanctuary of no worries. Continue relaxing with a luxurious and moisture-rich scalp mask, skillfully massaged through the hair that lets you drift away. Finished with a relaxing face massage to ease tension. After this treatment you will definitely leave refreshed and rejuvenated.

Book 60 min a Wild Man
Book 90 min a Wild Man

Designed especially for men, this sophisticated treatment incorporates soothing mists and woody aromas with a deep cleansing and exfoliating facial, which balances the skin and assists in preventing ingrown hairs. Pure botanicals infuse the skin with a purifying mask while shoulder and scalp massage help release tight muscles. Finished with our sleek hydration face massage to ease tension and create a firm and toned jaw line, after this high performance treatment you will definitely leave refreshed and de-stressed.

Book a 60 min Mankind Facial

A warming mud back pack is applied to assist with muscular aches and pains; whilst the mud is soothing aching muscles, a strong pressured massage is performed to the backs of the legs. The whole back of the body is then intuitively worked on, including stretches and pressure points to assist with any tension and stress build-up within the body. A relaxing foot massage using deep pressure point techniques that ground the mind and spirit.

Book a 60 min Sports Pro

Book a 90 min Sports Pro

This amazing treatment delivers a deep state of relaxation with a luxurious and moisture-rich scalp mask, skillfully massage through the hair, leaving you hair soft and shiny. Designed for stress release, it focuses on scalp and face. It is the perfect massage to follow a long day of desk working or prolonged feelings of being “stressed out.”
Book a 15 min Face and Scalp Massage Addon
Book a 30 min Face and Scalp Massage Addon

Add-on services may be booked to enhance any full-length treatment and cannot be booked independently.

A blend of Swedish and deep tissue massage work to release accumulated stress in the neck and shoulder areas, assisting in pain relief and added mobility.

Book a 15 min Neck and Shoulder Massage Addon
Book a 30 min Neck and Shoulder Massage Addon

Add-on services may be booked to enhance any full-length treatment and cannot be booked independently.

Take a load off and relieve hard-working feet and ankles with this dedicated and detailed massage. Rhythmic massage and pressure point moves aid circulation, relieving tension from the soles to calves, while the mind relaxes. Perfect after a long day of walking or just for a general sense of well-being.

Book a 15 min Foot Reviver Massage Addon
Book a 30 min Foot Reviver Massage Addon

Add-on services may be booked to enhance any full-length treatment and cannot be booked independently.

The exfoliating powers of bamboo polish away impurities while soothing and toning the skin. This scrub is enhanced with blue tansy to calm and soothe; fir oil to revive and tone; sea algae to leave skin silky; and mineral rich salt to encourage cellular renewal, and improve the lymphatic and circulatory systems.

Book a 30 min Bamboo Gingergrass Body Scrub Addon

Add-on services may be booked to enhance any full-length treatment and cannot be booked independently.

It’s time to restore your sun-damaged skin. This White peat from Finland is rich in nutrients, essential fiber, fatty acids, and minerals that produce warming enzymes on the skin. Bio-active arctic berry seeds of strawberries and blueberries offer a surge of Vitamin C and powerful omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids, which are essential to cellular functions and skin health.

Book a 30 min Bio Active White Peat Body Scrub Addon

Add-on services may be booked to enhance any full-length treatment and cannot be booked independently.

Arabic coffee, black olives, sugar and fresh lemon rind combine to invigorate the circulatory system and encourage cellular turnover. The rich oil of black olive is high in complex fatty acids that deeply nourish. Combined with the abundance of fresh citrus fruit to stimulate and recharge the body.

Book a 30 min Lemon Coffee Blossom Body Scrub Addon

Add-on services may be booked to enhance any full-length treatment and cannot be booked independently.

This pure blend of organic sea salt crystals, sea algae minerals, and vitamin-rich antioxidants removes dead skin, stimulates circulation, firms and softens skin, while aloe Vera cools and moisturizes. It is perfect for healing sun-damaged dry skin.

Book a 30 min Moroccan Rose Body Scrub Addon

Add-on services may be booked to enhance any full-length treatment and cannot be booked independently.

This organic green tea salt body scrub is designed to revive even the weariest traveler. It will boost mind and body leaving you feeling relaxed and refreshed. The antioxidant rich green tea body scrub stimulates circulation and relieves stress and fatigue.

Book a 30 min Organic Green Tea Body Scrub Addon

Add-on services may be booked to enhance any full-length treatment and cannot be booked independently.

Combine two of our most popular treatments to rebalance your body and revitalize your skin. Drift away with our aromatic massage utilizing a combination of pressure points and spiraling movements, which will ground, uplift and relieve any muscular aches and pains. Once rebalanced, continue to unwind as our pure, natural facial infuses you, renewing, hydrating and repairing the skin.

Book a 120 min Drift Away Special

Take some well-deserved time out as you drift off to sleep in our Japanese-style tatami room, nestled inside a cocoon of blankets. Your eye is closed your mind is relaxed with our 45-min traditional Thai foot massage, which is inspired by the ancient art of reflexology. Using a wooden stick, pressure points on the soles of you feet are stimulated. Blocked energy, tension and stress are relieved and help you sleep better in a natural way, leaving you feeling totally relaxed.

Book a 45 min On the Feet






605 Fifth Avenue
Fifth Floor
New York, NY 10017
605 Fifth Avenue, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10017