This holiday season, sumptuous spa rituals and treatments using winter-proof ingredients to help you survive the cold weather are more popular than ever. Spa lovers can relax, rejuvenate and unwind pre or post this holiday season. Pamper your skin or take a well-deserved break this season, here are 6 spa treatments to try this holiday season you should definitely try before the end of the year.
6 spa treatments to try this holiday season
For your skin: Radiant Wave facial treatment at Bota Bota
Anchored in the Old Port of Montreal, Bota Bota, spa-sur-l’eau offers its passengers the healing benefits of a spa while being lulled by the natural movements of the St Lawrence River. With its enchanting ambiance, especially during winter, this mysterious and innovative floating spa offers all who come aboard privileged access to the river while enjoying the relaxing and energizing properties of the water circuit. After enjoying this surreal decor, treat your poor skin with the new Radiant Wave 90-minute facial treatment. Conceived with Doctor Babor Pro products to illuminates the skin, makes the complexion even and protects against environmental aggressions with powerful antioxidants, it is the perfect treat to survive the winter.
For your soul : Strøm massage at Strøm Nordic spa
The Strøm Nordic spa on Nuns’ Island is a peaceful haven hidden away just a few minutes from downtown Montreal offering facilities that are in harmony with the vastness of nature. This destination is deeply rooted in a holistic vision of beauty and well-being : a selection of treatments, massage therapy, evolutionary cuisine, authentic rituals and a well-being pause on the quay overlooking the water. While there, treat your soul with the spa signature treatment, the Strøm massage for your well-being with fluid massage maneuvers, blending the benefits of the hot-cold contrast of the thermal experience. It is based on a combination of traditional techniques and the use of hot massage stones. The STRØM massage is a unique experience that will help your mind escape to Scandinavian countries through its music and aromas. Perfect to disconnect, unwind and relax.
For your Christmas list: The Holiday spa Package at Amerispa
This Holiday season, give your loved ones (or yourself) an immersion in well-being. The perfect gift for memorable relaxing experiences starts at Amerispa Le Crystal Montréal, a true oasis nestled in the center of buzzling downtown. Offering amazing views of the city skyline, an indoor pool, a sauna and a rooftop terrace in season, enjoy professional spa treatments in a perfect urban setting. This Christmas, choose among Amerispa Holiday spa packages for a total saving of up to 50% off regular-priced à la carte treatments. As an example, The Classic Christmas package at Amerispa includes : an aromatic oil massage, water garden body wrap, essential facial treatment, and access to all spa facilities for 192$ (instead of 420$). We wonder you will be the lucky one on your list…
For your body: Comforting Cranberry Ritual at Moment Spa
To reflect the entirely renovated luxurious Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth hotel, the new Moment Spa offers a unique well-being experience in the heart of this romantic and cosmopolitan metropolis. This haven of peace will help you forget the urban bustle while you enjoy an unforgettable, relaxing and soothing moment. Their highly qualified team will make your experience one of absolute relaxation and their premium spa treatments will certainly please the most demanding spa clientele. Just in time for the Holidays, experience the Comforting Cranberry Ritual, a full-body treatment that will help your skin regain its radiance and elasticity with this exfoliating and totally hydrating treatment. A deep repair and relaxing modelage, accompanied by the fragrance of a scented candle, completes this exfoliation.
For your bucket list : Lumina package at BALNEA Spa
Probably one of the most impressive destination spa in Quebec, BALNEA is nestled in the heart of the mountain overlooking a magnificent lake, and offers a unique venue, combining a lean architectural style established under sustainable values with respect to its environment and its history. Whether it’s for an hour or two hours to replenish ourselves or for a short getaway from our daily routine, BALNEA, spa + réserve thermale offers a total immersion inside an exceptional nature in the vastest spa domain of Quebec. While there, try the guided water circuit before or after a one-hour facial treatment of your choice as part of the Lumina Package. And do not forget to stop by their amazing on-site restaurant because, you will want to stay awhile.
For you : The Golden Square VIP Spa Suite at Four Seasons
The most luxurious spa in Montreal recently opened in the most talked-about hotel in the city. The Spa at the Four Seasons is spectacular, as it is the only urban spa in Montreal that offers a Kneipp hydrotherapy experience, focusing on the health-promoting power of water. While there, take a walk on the reflexology footpath to massage and stimulate acupressure points on the soles of the feet. Furthermore, why not treat yourself the way you should with a unique spa experience to share in a romantic ambiance. The Golden Square Vip Spa Suite, an exclusivity of the Spa at the Four Seasons, offers carefully selected high-end treatments that can be enjoyed with your loved one. Experience the luxury and intimacy of our private double spa suite for two. Includes one hour of relaxation before your treatments and a fresh fruit basket. Because it is the Four Seasons.
by Catherine Maisonneuve