The Best Spa Hotels in Canada

Combine outdoor adventure with luxury pampering at the best spa and wellness hotels in Canada
Combine outdoor adventure with luxury pampering at the best spa and wellness hotels in Canada | Courtesy of Kananaskis Mountain Lodge / Expedia.com
Debra Smith

Canadians pride themselves on their love of the great outdoors – the country is home to inspiring landscapes like the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise and Niagara Falls. The best spas and wellness hotels in Canada complement the trend of healthy living with a variety of spa treatments and exercise opportunities, indoors and out. Read on for the best spas in Canada.

1. Wedgewood Hotel and Spa

Hotel

A luxurious aromatherapy treatment being arranged with fresh flowers and essential oils.
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Cocoon in luxury at this prestigious Relais & Chateaux property in the heart of downtown Vancouver, home to one of the top spas in Canada. You can relax knowing that your every need will be fulfilled by observant staffers. Challenge yourself on the well-equipped indoor fitness center overlooking the Chelsea Garden Terrace on a Peloton bike or take a complimentary bicycle outdoors for a spin. Fill charming straw baskets with pretty flowers or souvenirs from shops along the many bike routes.

2. Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

Spa Hotel, Boutique Hotel, Resort

A chic lounge area with modern style and stone-built fireplace at Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
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The newly built Kananaskis Mountain Lodge in Alberta was created with the whole family in mind. The decor is inspired by the surrounding forests and Rocky Mountains, while the full service Nordic Spa and indoor waterpark pay homage to clear mountain streams. Enjoy horseback riding and golf in the summer and wrap up warm for snowshoeing and skating in wintertime. Hydrotherapy sessions in the plunge pools, followed by Swedish massage, are available year-round.

3. Sparkling Hill Wellness Resort and Spa

Spa Hotel, Hotel, Resort

Loungers at the spa at Sparkling Hill Wellness Resort and Spa look out over a snowy landscape.
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Twinkling under 3.5 million Swarovski crystals, Sparkling Hill invites its guests to attain their maximum health and wellness goals with all-inclusive stays. Modeled on the great spas of Europe, the KurSpa covers 40,000sqft (3,715sqm). Over 100 treatments are available at this Canadian spa hotel, including rare amenities like the Cryo Cold Chamber, favored by athletes, and a naturopathic clinic. The modern, open-concept guest rooms overlook Lake Okanagan. A special emphasis is placed on healthy aging with special packages available for seniors.

4. Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Spa Hotel, Luxury, Resort

A luxurious treatment room set up at Fairmont Chateau Whistler
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Guests are rejoicing at the newly renovated Fairmont Whistler. The Gold Floor is now shining brighter than ever to welcome you back from the ski lift and village with all day service in deluxe surroundings. Choose from a variety of mountain adventures, led by an experienced guide. Then enjoy a holistic wellness treatment in one of Vida Spa’s 15 treatment rooms or couples’ suites.

5. The Hazelton Hotel Toronto

Spa Hotel, Luxury

The marble-lined interior of the indoor pool at The Hazelton Hotel Toronto
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Voted the number one hotel in Toronto by TripAdvisor for four consecutive years, the Hazelton is a landmark in the upscale Yorkville neighborhood. Elegant rooms and suites present in tones of taupe with aqua accents and zebrawood furnishings. The Spa by Valmont – one of the best spas in Canada – rises to the occasion with a saltwater pool and complete range of treatments. Can’t decide? Try the head-to-toe sampler for an exquisite pampering experience.

6. Oak Bay Beach Hotel

Hotel

The hot tun and pool patio steams into the cold air overlooking the ocean at the ]Oak Bay Beach Hotel
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The healing powers of salt water are well known but rarely combined in the way that they are at the Boathouse Spa and Baths. Shells, seaweed and sea salt are integrated into a range of body rituals to cleanse and purify. Afterwards, become one with the ocean as you slip into the heated seaside mineral pools at the water’s edge in Victoria. The Canadian spa at this hotel is the centerpiece of the property, already admired for Les Clefs d’Or concierge service and rooms overlooking Oak Bay Village, the marina and the Pacific Ocean.

7. La Cache du Lac Champlain by C Hotels

Spa Hotel, Boutique Hotel, Resort

Plants surround the luxurious and whirling hot tubs at the modern La Cache du Lac Champlain by C Hotels
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Not just a sophisticated hotel commanding a view of Quebec’s Lake Champlain, but a gastronomic destination in itself. The gourmet dining experience at La Cache translates to equally delicious light bites and sips of wine at the spa bistro at the Noah Spa. Recharge in the waters of the Eaunergique basin or swing gently in a hammock while you listen to the soothing splash of the fountains.

8. Boxotel Montreal

Spa Hotel, Boutique Hotel, Hotel

The luxurious sauna with porthole window and city views at Boxotel Montreal
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On four floors of delicious luxury in the heart of downtown Montreal, Boxotel has thought of every detail. The latest in high-tech amenities are at your fingertips with a remote control that operates the heated floors, motorized window coverings and indoor temperature. Melt away your cares in a deep stand-alone soaker tub or request an in-room spa service. This Canadian spa also features a rooftop terrace which offers two huge hot tubs, a dry sauna and fitness center, plus dazzling views of the city.

9. Littoral Hotel and Spa

Spa Hotel, Boutique Hotel, Hotel

Jasmine tea is poured from a glass teapot into glass mugs surrounded by fresh flowers at Littoral Hotel & Spa
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Nothing less than wonderful can describe the Littoral Hotel. A classic brick heritage building with a wide gingerbread-style porch and modern annex, the Littoral offers combination night stays that can include a massage at the spa (tucked up inside the house), breakfast and late check-out. Don’t miss the made-to-order waffle bar and the European-style espresso. Old Quebec City is just around the corner.

10. The Parkside Hotel and Spa

Boutique Hotel, Spa Hotel

Loungers next to the indoor pool at The Parkside Hotel & Spa
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The focus is on nature at this hotel located close to the green hills of Beacon Hill Park in Victoria, British Columbia. A soaring atrium holds a trickling stream, connecting guests to the elements as soon as they arrive. This all-suite hotel with kitchens offers nutritional counseling and meal plans at the Parkside Spa to aid in self-care. Spa products are all natural, and there is a wide selection of facial and body treatments available. Work out or splash out in the 80ft (25m) terrazzo-lined swimming pool.

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