Sometime between the food, cocktails, hiking, biking, skydiving, paragliding and wine tasting, you need to find time to kick your feet up and relax. Whistler plays host to those pleasure seekers looking for spa treatments from a massage to a mud bath. The treatments commonly take advantage of their location by utilizing glacial water and lush wilderness.
Their 20,000 square foot outdoor spa, which is only two minutes away from Whistler Village, offers a Nordic-inspired oasis in a peaceful spruce and cedar forest on the edge of Lost Lake. Soak in the calming hot water while overlooking the mountainous views.
Address: 8010 Mons Road, Whistler
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With 14 treatment rooms, The Spa at Four Seasons Whistler is the largest in the resort area and considered one of the most luxurious. B.C. glacial clays and Pacific coast seaweed are incorporated into a number of treatments such as the Sea-to-Sky Massage. Inspired after the highway you travel to Whistler. Long flowing massage strokes are used together with warm river rocks, soothing aromas and hot towels followed by a cleansing pure seaweed back exfoliation
Address: 4591 Blackcomb Way, Whistler
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With two locations in Whistler, the Summit Lodge and the Hilton Whistler, the Taman Sari Spa is an authentic Indonesian spa and currently the only Taman Sari in North America. All products are manufactured and imported from Indonesia. Manual treatments combined with high tech SPA equipment depict the slogan “East meet West.” Body Treatments include Oriental Massage, Javanese Massage, Royal Massage, Reflexology or many more such as Spa Beauty Packages including Facial Treatment and Body Scrub. They also offer a tea bar where guests are invited to sit to fill in their pre-treatment health questionnaire.
Address: 4359 Main Street, Whistler
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Vida Wellness specializes in a variety of massages, body wraps, exfoliations, facials, manicures and pedicures, as well as a number of special treatments designed for men are available. As an added bonus guests have access to the hotel steam room before and after treatments. Designed to cleanse and create balance throughout the body using the ancient Indian tradition of Ayurveda. Vida’s three or five-day programs start with an individual consultation to determine your Dosha. Each treatment begins with a warm oiling of your body followed by an Ayurvedic Swedana Treatment with their West Coast Cedar Steam Cabinet to detoxify and cleanse. This steaming is followed by a dry flour brushing of your body to further exfoliate the skin and prevent the re-entry of toxins.
Address: 4599 Chateau Boulevard, Whistler
Now that you’re nice and relaxed, it’s time to find a place to grab some food and drink before settling in to your cozy room for the night.
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