We all could use a break. Whether it’s getting back into the rush of busy life as we know it or adjusting to our new normal, we’ve composed a list of some much-needed wellness retreats you can visit in Canada — and you never know, one of these hidden gems might be right near you.
From hydrotherapy in the mountains to seaweed wraps from of the Pacific, relax, unwind and rejuvenate your soul with these breathtaking Canadian spas and wellness retreats that are waiting for you to come visit.
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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Alberta
Am I saying this because I worked there for a winter, or because I vacation there almost every year? The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a beautiful, isolated resort in the middle of the four peaks of Alberta’s famous rocky mountains… what more do I need to say? There is nothing better than eating nachos after a massage and staring into the mountain-reflected water.
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Scandinave Spa Mont-Tremblant, Quebec
A moment of silence for the Mont-Tremblant’s Scandinave Spa — no literally, a moment of silence. This spa is a no-WiFi, silent spa with the most breathtaking natural ASMR noises. Right in the middle of Mont-Tremblant, sitting on Devil’s River, it is the perfect getaway. The unique cold water river dip makes this spa truly one of a kind.
Fox Harb’r Resort, Nova Scotia
Need rest and relaxation on the east coast of this land? Settle into Fox Harb’r, a beautiful resort and spa. Whether it’s relaxation from a long golf tournament, or needing to find some peace and quiet at the wellness centre, Fox Harb’r offers divine packages to meet your needs.
Northern Lights Spa, Yukon
There is no better way to see the Northern Lights than in the middle of the Northern Lights Resort & Spa. From glass chalets to cozy log cabins, the spa gives you the full experience.
Black Rock Oceanfront Resort, British Columbia
Experience the stunning oceanfront views at the Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet. View the Pacific coast like no other while rejuvenating your mind, body and soul with natural seaweed wraps right from the ocean and hot basalt stone massages.
Fairmont Banff Springs, Alberta
This is another Rocky Mountain getaway, and one we can’t possibly speak more highly about. The Fairmont Banff Springs is known for its breathtaking mountain views and its landmark status in the town of Banff. Stay in this Scottish Baronial-style castle and live like royalty and let all your worries wash away.
Ste. Anne’s Spa, Ontario
One of Ontario’s greatest hidden secrets, the Ste. Anne’s Spa, located just minutes outside Toronto, offers you the luxury in a fieldstone castle on 500-acres of property. Relax and rejuvenate before heading back into the busy city.
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Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge, British Columbia
One of the most secluded Canadian destinations in the heart of British Columbia, the Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge will offer you complete serenity. From the start of your 45-minute scenic seaplane ride off the coast of Vancouver Island, to the very end, this will be an experience you won’t forget.
Nordic Spa-Nature, Quebec
In the heart of Chelsea, Quebec, the Nordic Spa-Nature made our hiking trips worthwhile. Whether you’re stopping in after a hike in the Gatineau trails or spending the relaxing in the thermal baths, this trip will be one you won’t regret. Don’t forget to float in the saltwater pools by adding the Kalla experience to really make your visit.
Kananaskis Nordic Spa, Alberta
Another alpine oasis, the Kananaskis Nordic Spa sits in the mountains, and offers amazing hydrotherapy to rejuvenate your mind and body. Take a break from the modern world with its breathtaking views and mountain fresh air.