Taking the time to unwind at the spa

Attractions to discover, October 18, 2021 2021-10-18

Late fall is the perfect time of year to indulge in some pampering in a cozy environment. Nordic spas are ideal for a well-deserved break and an invitation to let go and relax. With Finnish saunas, relaxing therapeutic baths, massages and body treatments, everything is in place for a soothing moment of serenity.

Re-energize right in the city

Say goodbye to stress at Bota-Bota. This spa-on-a-boat invites you to enjoy the benefits of a spa day while being gently rocked by the river, in a ship moored in the Old Port of Montréal. Innovative and mysterious, this floating spa offers a variety of facilities, including saunas with breathtaking views of the river and the old city, steam and whirlpool baths, relaxation areas, as well as soothing massage therapy treatments. Are you coming on board?

In Québec City, feel a new kind of energy at SKYSPA, a unique urban open-air spa concept. Bask in the Californian hot tubs and experience beneficial temperature contrasts in the Nordic waterfalls. To complete your spa day (or night!), Finnish saunas and eucalyptus steam baths welcome you indoors to give you the full thermal experience. And finally, treat yourself to a wonderful massage for ultimate relaxation.

Relaxation is also a priority at the KiNipi Nordic spa in Trois-Rivières. It sets itself apart by offering sumptuous suites and a fine dining restaurant emphasizing local ingredients. The KiNipi boasts whirlpool baths and Nordic waterfalls for superior benefits. You can also add a facial, body wrap or therapeutic hot stone massage to your spa experience.

Leave your cares behind in the heart of nature

Just outside of Gatineau Park, in the Outaouais region, Nordik Spa-Nature is a magnificent peaceful haven offering heat therapy, a wide range of massages and body treatments as well as the famous Källa, a vast salt water pool embedded in the rock that procures the extraordinary experience of weightlessness in the absolute calm of its underground layout. You're sure to fall under the spell of the largest spa in North America!

For unique moments of relaxation in an exceptional environment, visit Strøm Nordic Spa in Sherbrooke, which welcomes you on the shores of Lac des Nations. This Nordic spa promotes the rejuvenation of body and mind by offering Finnish saunas, eucalyptus and essential oil steam baths, thermal and Nordic waterfalls as well as indoor and outdoor relaxation areas with fireplaces. Everything you need for a totally zen day.

Strøm Spa Sherbrooke
Strøm Spa Sherbrooke

Another spa destination that deserves your attention is L’Éternel Spa, located in the heart of the mountains at Parc national des Monts-Valin. If you want to combine nature, relaxation and a dream setting, you will be in heaven. The facilities along the Éternelle River include four hot water pools, a natural cold water pool with waterfall, a sauna and a hammam. Your spa experience can also be enhanced by a therapeutic massage and end on a gourmet note at the health bistro.

Whether you want to spend an afternoon, a full day or even several days at the spa, your visit is sure to be an opportunity to relax, recharge and set your mind to "pause"! If you're looking for more spa suggestions, take a look at our directory and get yourself into zen mode!

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