Start planning a relaxing and restorative getaway in your own backyard…because you’re definitely going to need a massage when this is all over! For inspiration, here are some of our favourite hotel and resort spas across Canada.

Willow Stream Spa
Tucked inside Fairmont Banff Springs, Willow Stream Spa is a sanctuary where the purity of oxygen intoxicates, strengthens and revitalizes both body and mind.

Heartwood Inn & Spa
Conveniently located on the edge of downtown Drumheller, the heart of the Canadian Badlands, the spa at the Heartwood Inn offers a full range of treatments plus healing arts to soothe body and soul.

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La
In Vancouver, CHI features an exclusive selection of massages and treatments inspired by the natural beauty of the West Coast of British Columbia. These Sense of Place treatments utilize certified organic products, made using hand-harvested wild seaweeds from the pristine coastlines of Vancouver Island.

CHI The Spa

Galiano Oceanfront Inn & Spa
A romantic couples getaway on a serene Gulf island caressed by gentle breezes with panoramic ocean views – that is the Madrona del Mar Spa, a 4,500 sq. ft. facility complemented by couples spa cedar cottage, healing earth mud cottage, ocean-view massage cabana and a moon-shaped glass yoga building, all nestled in the abundant beauty of nature.

Spa by JW Vancouver
Discover an experience that favours simplicity over complexity. Featuring breathtaking views of False Creek, Spa by JW offers a tranquil escape in the heart of Vancouver’s dynamic downtown entertainment district. Focused on your well-being, this spa provides a personalized experience that is as effortless as it is rewarding.

Spa by JW

Spa Zen – Executive Hotel Cosmopolitan
Retreat to the serene oasis of Spa Zen in the heart of Toronto, with a comprehensive selection of spa and skincare services for urban renewal. Relax and rejuvenate in the jacuzzi whirlpool and experience one of their signature services or retreat packages from body treatments to massages, facials, and nail care.

The Avalon Spa
Treat yourself and someone special to the pleasures of the Avalon Spa at Christie’s Mill in Port Severn. You will be soothed, restored and rejuvenated amid Muskoka’s natural energies of clear water and country air with therapies focused on skincare, relaxation and stress release.

Avalon Spa

Secret Garden Spa
Spa to your heart’s content in Niagara wine country at Secret Garden Spa in the renowned Prince of Wales hotel. Four individually designed treatment rooms provide private havens of escape, where their team will lead you on a journey to restore the harmony of body and soul, as their hands work their magic on your skin and your muscles.

Secret Garden Spa

Living Shore Spa
Tucked inside Living Water Resort in Collingwood, Living Shore Spa is home to Ontario’s only AquaPath, which uses combinations of water pressure and temperature to stimulate circulation and assist the body in its natural healing process. Access to the resort’s fitness centre, indoor pool, hot tub and steam room, is complimentary with your appointment.

The Spa at The Hazelton
Saturate your senses in the intimate, tranquil surroundings of Spa by Valmont in Toronto where world-class spa treatments channel the soothing forces of nature. Take the private elevator to the lap pool with imported Bissaza mosaic tile and release stress with the pampered attention of their massage therapists.

Elkhorn Resort Spa

Nestled quietly in the serene wilderness of Central Manitoba at Solstice Spa you will find therapy for the mind, body and soul plus an Equinox Mineral Pool to provide gentle relief for sore muscles and joints.

Salka Spa
At Lakeview Hecla Resort on Hecla Island, Salka Spa embraces the elements of Fire, Ice, and Water with Nordic spa services designed to release stress, repair damage, and rejuvenate the mind and body.

New Brunswick
Urban Soul Salon & Spa
A full-service spa located in the beautiful Delta hotel in Fredericton, Urban offers microdermabrasion, body wraps, cellulite treatments, light therapy and a wide range of facial treatments customized to treat your skin.

urban soul

Newfoundland & Labrador
Rosewood Spa
Conveniently located within the 5-star Sheraton Hotel in St. John’s, at Rosewood you’ll find spa-tacular treasures, facial and deluxe body treatments, hand and foot care, men’s treatments, cosmetics and wax depilation, energy and wellness with products from GM Collin and Yonka.

Nova Scotia
Fox Harb’r Resort
As the Northumberland Strait tides flow along this secluded coast, the ocean-inspired spa treatments and specialty therapies at Fox Harb’r Resort’s peaceful Dol-άs Spa will revitalize you.

Mill River Spa
Offering personalized treatment and customized care for everyone, Mill River Resort’s professional spa services are delivered with the Aveda product line and include aromatic massage, body wraps and polishes, facials, hand and foot care and more.

Moment Spa Tremblant
Le Westin & Spa Tremblant is as suitable for a romantic getaway as it is for a day out with friends. Breathe in the pure air of the mountains and let yourself go. From massage therapy to skincare and body care treatments, their complete range of professional services will meet your desire for relaxation. Take care of your body – serenity really suits you.

Amerispa Westin Tremblant Massage

Spa Eastman
If for you a vacation means shaping up, feeling well and relaxed, enjoying beneficial treatments and eating delicious healthful meals, then your perfect destination is Spa Eastman. In the heart of a breathtaking landscape, feel the sublime relaxing effect of quality treatments rendered by professional therapists. After your stay is over, only one thing will remain on your mind: to come back as soon as possible.

Spa Eastman

Amerispa Château Bromont
In the peaceful atmosphere of Amerispa Château Bromont, where time seems to stand still, dive into a profound state of relaxation and well-being. At the foot of the ski slopes, this Amerispa centre offers you a Nordic spa, as well as a wide range of massage therapies, skincare treatments and body care treatments.

Manitou Springs Hotel
A European-style spa in the heart of Canada’s prairies, it’s the only one of its kind in Canada, where the mysterious waters of Manitou are legendary for their mineral-rich properties, and curative powers.


Featured image courtesy Spa Eastman