Finding the ultimate spa experience may seem harder than it looks. While there isn’t a master checklist, it’s important to have a perfect balance of ambiance, skilled therapists, all in a relaxing and beautiful setting to create a luxurious escape. Naturally, amenities like chocolate biscottis, soothing tea and special bubble baths are a plus of course. Sit back, relax and check out these top spa retreats in Canada for a relaxing getaway, without the need for a plane ticket.
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Miraj Hammam Spa, Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto: Known for its Middle Eastern oasis vibes, this Toronto hotel spa is a perfect place to detox your body, mind and soul. With old world traditions introduced into the “new”world, take a voyage into some serious relaxation with a massage, facial, or a hammam, the ultimate detoxification treatment which is an old-world tradition of the Middle East. Order a spiced chai tea and enter your own Hammam room to await your authentic treatment.
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Willow Stream Spa, The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta: Known to be one of the most naturally luxe spas in Canada, the Willow Stream Spa is a destination of pure relaxation. With its close proximity to the Canadian Rockies, the views are gorgeous. It’s necessary to spend a full day at the spa to get full value of all the amazing amenities. From steam rooms, to various whirlpools and mineral pools, there are various activities to take part in other than the signature treatments. The outdoor whirlpool against the magnificent backdrop of the Rockies is said to be a must try.
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Balnea Spa, Bromont, Quebec: Located an hour outside of Quebec, Spa Balnea’s treatments are inspired by international cultures, eclectic relation areas and tasty nutritional cuisine. With Yoga by the lake, panoramic saunas, a sweat lodge, and top quality treatments all come together to create a timeless experience. Try out a traditional massage or a personalized treatment for the best form of relaxation. Head over to the spa during the warmer months to take advantage of the outdoor yoga and extensive hiking trails.