NY Luxury Apartments to Offer Tenants Healthy Living, Sex Advice

You’ve put down the deposit on your luxury Manhattan apartment. You’ve collected your keys and changed your mailing address. Now, don’t forget to jump off the 25-foot pole in the communal garden and attend the sex classes.

A condominium in Manhattan is aiming to replicate the spa experience full-time. Miraval Resorts, which runs a spa in Tucson, Arizona, thinks that its cash-rich, time-poor customers need healthy eating plans, yoga classes and lifestyle coaches all year round – and without having to schlep thousands of miles.

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The company is the latest to gamble on the “spadominium” concept, which involves cloning the elements of a spa holiday and reproducing them in domestic urban environments. The offspring of this real-estate-meets-Reiki love-in is Miraval Living, a block of 365 luxury flats on the Upper East Side complete with residents-only gym, Olympic-sized swimming pool, personal advisers, relationship counselors, nutritionists, meditation room and wholefoods café.

From 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., you can meet your neighbors at activities such as powerflow yoga, aqua aerobics and a book club.

Studios start at $650,000 and the three-bedroom apartments cost $3.5 million. The monthly service charge varies between $1,200 and $6,000 and brings an as-yet-unspecified spa entitlement.