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Best spas in Vancouver

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Guest Author Dec 12, 2016 3:24 am 2,943

This article was written for Daily Hive by Julie Bruns. You can follow Julie on Twitter at @Bruns_Julie or on Instagram at @julie.bruns.


Surely it’s time you pampered yourself, after all you deserve it don’t you?

Luckily, Vancouver is home to a wide range of excellent spas with all sorts of relaxing treatments available. Spirit yourself away to one of these oases and let the stress melt away.

Smile Thai Wellness Spa

Smile Thai Spa / Facebook

Smile Thai Spa / Facebook

This is the place to head for an authentic Thai massage that will leave your body feeling relaxed and glowing with fresh energy. Their focus on alternative healing therapies helps to improve your overall feeling of wellbeing. The menu provides a variety of massage, skin care and facial treatments as well as acupuncture.

Where: 235 Robson St, Vancouver

Chi, The Spa

Get ready to relax as you step into Chi. The luxurious location at the Shangri-La aims to provide a peaceful oasis to enjoy as you indulge in their menu of ‘Chi Journeys.’ Select from packages including massage, skin polishing, hot stone massage, body wraps, facials and their West Coast Detox.

Where: 1128 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Absolute Spa

Absolute Spa / Facebook

Absolute Spa / Facebook

For the guy in need of a little self-care, Absolute Spa is the place to go as they feature an entire separate men’s menu. There are also treatments catering specifically to couples, moms and teens as well, making it a great spot to enjoy yourself, or to treat a loved one. From facials and microdermabrasion, to massage and body treatments, manicures and pedicures, wax and water spa therapies, you’re sure to be in bliss.

Where: Various locations.

Miraj Hammam Spa

This unique spa transports you to a Middle Eastern-inspired setting and boasts a Hammam and Gommage paired experience. Beginning with a cleansing steam treatment, you then relax in an exfoliation session featuring black Moroccan soap to refresh the skin. You can then follow up the treatment with a massage, facial or body masque.

Where: 1495 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver

Rejuvenating Body Spa

Rejuvenating Body Spa / Facebook

Rejuvenating Body Spa / Facebook

Unwind at this zen-inspired spa in North Vancouver featuring a steam shower to freshen your pores and nail lounge to brighten up your fingers and toes. Packages designed for couples and teens make it a great spot to visit together, and spa party options let you celebrate with relaxation.

Where: 1836 Lonsdale Avenue

Skoah

Skoah focuses on providing a variety of specialized facial services to help visitors look fresh-faced and glowing. Whether you’re looking to clean and refresh your pores, target wrinkles and combat aging, or simply polish off your skin with microdermabrasion, their menu gives you plenty of targeted choices.

Where: Various locations.

Float House

Float House / Facebook

Float House / Facebook

A little different than your usual spa fare, floating allows you to be suspended in a sensory deprivation tank filled with water saturated with Epsom salts, which lets you float effortlessly. The weightlessness combined with silence and body-temperature water surrounding you provides a stress-free environment where you can quiet your mind, rest your body and heighten your senses. Locations in Gastown, Kitsilano, Surrey and Langley let you visit the one that’s convenient for you.

Where: Various locations.

Beverly’s The Spa on 4th

This Kitsilano spa has swept up a variety of awards over the years for its skin-specialized treatments. Try one of their body scrub and showers or a massage for full-on relaxation, or opt for a facial or microdermabrasion to freshen up your face. You can also get a spray tan or sunless tan here for a little bronze glow during greyer months.

Where: 2185 West 4th Ave, Vancouver

Scandinave

Scandinave Spa in Whistler (Scandinave Spa)

Scandinave Spa in Whistler (Scandinave Spa)

A bit of a journey out of Vancouver, this outdoor spa retreat is well worth the trip. Hot and cold pools, relaxation rooms, steam rooms, dry saunas and massages await you, perched in the majestic Whistler setting. The spa is a no-talking zone, so you can leave your phone behind in the locker room and enjoy the relaxing silence and nature as you unwind.

Where: 8010 Mons Road, Whistler

John Casablancas Spa Services

If you’re craving a bit of pampering, but are trying to watch your budget, the John Casablancas School can be an ideal option. Because this is a school and students are performing the services, prices are much more affordable, and the spa options include a variety of facial services, manicures, pedicures and massage.

Where: Suite #150 – 220 Cambie St.


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