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Staycation in the City

Get away from it all without leaving the city at some of Manhattan’s finest clubs, with entertainment, tranquility and poolside lounging to take your mind far, far away.

Relax in a luxury room at The Soho House.

The Union League Club
From theater showings to wine tasting, spend a weekend taking advantage of the elegant activities in this country club. Experts in various fields are frequently invited to address members, so you can relax while exercising your mind. DETAILS 38 E. 37th St., 212.685.3800, unionleagueclub.org

The Core Club
Whether your interests lay in art or politics, connect with your passion at this club and share it with others of similar interest. Along with hotel-like amenities, guests have the opportunity to spend time in the library or view contemporary artwork from the club’s private galleries. DETAILS 66 E. 55th St., 212.486.6600, coreaccess.net

The Metropolitan Club
Turn off your cell phones and put away your laptops! If you are looking for a quiet getaway, this 1890s-style club that limits technology use in public spaces is the place for you. Enjoy fascinating views of Central Park or read your favorite book by the fireplace in the serene library. DETAILS 1 E. 60th St., 212.838.7400, metropolitanclubnyc.org

The Soho House
Take advantage of the warm summer weather and city views by lounging in a heated rooftop pool. Cookhouse restaurant and rooftop bar will keep members lounging around for a lingering evening. DETAILS 29-35 9th Av., 212.627.9800, sohohouseny.com

The Setai Club
This club’s Wall Street location lends itself to a quick respite from the demanding life of high-profile businessmen. Amenities include a concierge service, limo service, a full spa and a luxe restaurant. DETAILS 40 Broad St., 212.792.6193, setaiclubnewyork.com