Two massage tables with bathrobes & slippers at August Moon Spa

Welcome to August Moon Spa

Full-Service Finger Lakes Spa in Ithaca, NY

Welcome to August Moon Spa, where we take pride in mirroring the unique natural environment of Ithaca, NY, and the Finger Lakes, using local ingredients to create one-of-a-kind spa treatments that leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Our menu is designed for you to be able to customize your experience based on your individual needs and treatment goals.

Located within La Tourelle Hotel in Ithaca, NY, August Moon Spa offers multiple spacious treatment rooms, including rooms for couples’ massage treatments as well as a skincare treatment rooms, a reception area, locker rooms with steam and sauna, two relaxation rooms (one with a waterfall and one with a fireplace) and our retail store. We proudly feature locally sourced ingredients from the Finger Lakes region in our treatments and products, many of which incorporate herbs and botanicals grown on our grounds.

Women relaxing on lounge chairs by fireplace at August Moon Spa


We invite you to come early and stay late. Detoxify in our sauna or steam room and detach in the quiet of our tranquility rooms. We believe a spa experience is not just about the time you spend on the table but the ability to truly relax both before and after your services.

Our generously sized tranquility rooms and locker rooms allow us to accomodate guests coming on their own as well as small and large parties celebrating a special event. Our tranquility rooms contain a library of spa related reading materials or bring your own Ereader. Regionally sourced wine and spirits are available to order through our reception desk 

Customized Therapeutic Massage

At August Moon, we don't want you to just receive a massage, we want you to receive YOUR massage. Whether you feel like trying a basic Swedish massage that is all about relaxation, a firmer pressure session, or a combination of modalities, our staff is committed to personalizing your spa experience straight down to the music selection playing during your service. Allow our professionals to tailor your session with hot towels, therapeutic quality aromatherapy blends, and specific focus on problem areas all complimentary in all our classic massage sessions.

Lady having a Scapula Massage at August Moon Spa
Lady having a Signature Herbal Facial at August Moon Spa

Tailored Skincare Services

We pride ourselves on offering the finest skin care treatments using our custom created line of products which includes ingredients grown right here on property many of which are vegan friendly! Choose from a traditional herbal facial or a full body wrap or scrub as well as waxing services. Our professionals will help you determine the correct products for your skin type blending results driven treatments with the gentle relaxing touch from a team that cares deeply about their work.

Close-up of a tiger statue at August Moon Spa