Toronto is Canada’s largest city and a hub of business and finance as well as culture. Life is hectic, which occasionally calls for stepping out of the concrete jungle and into spas that soothe stressed urbanites. Whether a quick time-out in an elegant downtown spa or a full-fledged escape to cottage country north of the city, the Spas of Toronto can guide your journey to renewal and reinvigoration.
Miraj Spa by Caudalie Paris, Shangri-La Toronto
Be transported to another world without leaving the city: visit Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie Paris, an exotic oasis inside the Shangri-la Hotel, Toronto. Take an unforgettable journey into old-world spa traditions with Hammam & Gommage, a cleansing steam treatment followed by an invigorating full-body exfoliation with Morrocan black soap. This experience will stimulate your senses and provide the ultimate in relaxation.
The Millcroft Inn
Located in Caledon, a one-hour drive from downtown Toronto, The Millcroft Inn offers a true countryside retreat. Set amidst acres of woodland, the spa integrates age-old healing practices with the latest health discoveries, and treatments feature Aveda products and techniques. Spend a weekend to enjoy this historic inn’s wood-burning fireplaces, healthy fare featuring local, organic ingredients, swimming pools and fitness studio.
eforea: spa at Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham
Amidst the fast-pace of Greater Toronto, indulge and relax at eforea spa at Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites – the only AAA-Four Diamond all-suite hotel in York Region. Experience eforea: spa at Hilton and choose from their three signature spa journeys that comprise the eforea concept: The Essentials Journey; The Escape Journey; and The Men’s Journey – all designed to leave you feeling rejuvenated and reinvigorated.
Discover St. Anne’s, a destination spa “village” on 500 acres near Lake Ontario. During your stay, either in the historic fieldstone castle or a self-contained cottage, enjoy healthy spa cuisine and a range of activities to enhance well-being. Choose from spa treatments to relax and rejuvenate your body, yoga and mediation, riding and equine therapy, culinary classes or enjoying the grotto hot tub and eucalyptus steam room.
THE SPA InterContinental Toronto Centre
This Aveda Concept Spa in downtown Toronto offers an essential blend of spa services to refresh your body and mind. Within 8,000 square feet of naturally sun-lit bliss, THE SPA includes a saline pool and saltwater hot tub and outdoor terrace with skyline views. Busy Torontonians will love the On the Go menu of spa signature services in under 30 minutes. Make a lunch of it with healthy spa cuisine.
The Spa at Four Seasons Toronto
Elegant and serene, Toronto’s newest spa is also one of the largest. The Spa at Four Seasons Toronto is a sun-filled urban luxury retreat, set high above the street in Yorkville. At over 30,000 square feet of relaxation, The Spa offers 17 spacious treatment rooms, two steam rooms, and a salon with hair, manicure and pedicure stations.
Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain
On the shores of Georgian Bay north of Toronto, Scandinave Spa offers the authentic experience of Scandinavian baths. Invigorate your body with a eucalyptus steam or Finnish sauna to sweat your cares away, rinse in the waterfalls or cold pool to close the pores, and then relax in a hammock or on the terrace to compete the cycle. Add a soothing Swedish, Sports or Hot Stone Massage for total bliss.
The Elmwood Spa
Having earned a stellar reputation with both locals and guests to Toronto, The Elmwood Spa is an urban spa destination for women and men who seek stress relief and relaxation in a serene atmosphere. It’s easy to spend the entire day at this relaxing spa with two restaurants, a juice bar, 34 treatment rooms, and a variety of water therapies (swimming pool, whirlpool and steam rooms).
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