Top Ontario day spas
Day spas offer the perfect opportunity to squeeze a little focused therapeutic treatment into your travel itinerary, so you can be your best you as you discover this beautiful province.
Here are a few suggestions.
Unwind at Prince Edward County's first luxury spa to offer both classic and medical aesthetics that will leave you feeling refreshed and beautiful. And shop for your favourite skin care and beauty products.
Location: 254 Main Street, Bloomfield
This award-winning spa knows how to make your upkeep upbeat! Located in the heart of Ottawa, The Upkeep Shoppe is a welcome space for all sizes and genders. They use all-natural, eco-certified products and pay careful attention to each guest’s individual needs. The Upkeep Shoppe also offers a range of signature tea blends to complement your spa treatment long after you walk out the door.
Location: 358 Preston Street, Ottawa
Relaxing massage therapy and rejuvenating body treatments, including the unique body beer bundle, a soothing beer soak, signature healing "ale"ments salt scrub and massage.
Location: 202 Grand River Avenue, Brantford
Inspired by Middle Eastern spas, Hammam combines ancient healing traditions, natural elements and modern comforts to create the ultimate wellness experience. Indulge in the cleansing ritual of Turkish Baths, which includes the benefits of steam rooms and deep detoxifying treatments. Follow your treatment up with a nourishing spa lunch and a little beauty treat with one of their spectacular manicure nail rituals. There are locations in North York and downtown Toronto.
Location: 602 King Street West, Toronto
Elmspa is a downtown oasis (part of the Elmwood Spa family) offering a range of exclusive boutique treatments in an inclusive, serene setting including specialized treatments rooms, a rain shower and relaxing garden space. A variety of healing services, such as the Deep Siam Massage, are based on Thai traditions.
Location: 557 Church Street, 3rd floor, Toronto
Tucked away on the edge of North Bay, Tranquility Spa Salon has built a reputation for beauty and therapeutic treatments to gently help you relax and feel your best. Enjoy the hot stone massage prepared by trained estheticians and follow it up with a style session to help you shine. Hydrotherapy facials, airbrush tanning, an infrared sauna and laser hair removal are just some of their other specialty services.
Location: 175 Chippewa Street North, North Bay
Located in a picturesque 19th-century landmark that functioned as a cotton and woolen mill on the banks of the Cataraqui River and Rideau Canal, the views add to the overall ambiance at this popular spa, recently voted Canadian Day Spa of the Year with 5-star quality.
Enjoy their signature massage or treat yourself to the invigorating Swiss Shower. Afterwards, you can wrap yourself in the softest of soft robes before replenishing your body with a gourmet meal served in the private lounge.
Location: 8 Cataraqui Street, Kingston
Joie Day Spa is dedicated to making you feel good, inside and out–it’s in their name, after all. Crown yourself king or queen of the day spa with the Royalty Spa Package, a customized experience that includes a steam and sauna, facial, massage, body wrap, manicure and specially made spa lunch. Joie Day Spa has cultivated a community-focused reputation, and their space is welcoming to 2SLGBTQIA+ guests with some gender-neutral facilities.
Location: 374 King Street East, Hamilton
Iwa Spa offers a unique day spa experience based on Japanese wellness techniques and state-of-the-art facilities. Winner of the World Luxury Spa Award in 2019, Iwa Spa offers holistic therapy treatments including restorative yoga classes and reflexology to help relax the body.
They are renowned for their Ganban–a kind of volcanic rock therapy–including the Cider Moon Back Treatment. It features a soothing Crème Brule Bath, followed by a Green Tea Milk Wash, a sweet cream scrub, and a glistening Red Hot Shandy Oil massage. The final indulgence is to then relax with a Duntroon Apple Cyder. Sounds like dessert for the body, and absolute magic.
Experience the ultimate journey to full body and mind tranquility. Calming float cabins help you completely relax before a personalized massage melts your muscles into a state of bliss. For music lovers, ask about their special "Dark Side of the Pod" experience – a chance to listen to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon album as you float under a starry sky in complete darkness.
Location: 25 Mill Street, Toronto
With four locations in southern Ontario, it’s even easier to carve out a little ‘care time’ at Sanctuary Day Spas. Staff will create customized packages with services and treatments designed to address your individual wellness needs.
Locations: various locations
Recharge at Thermëa Spa Village, newly opened in October 2022, for a unique thermotherapy experience inspired by international therapies and crafted specifically for the Canadian environment. Relax your muscles in the iconic log-cabin sauna, Loggä, the largest event sauna in Canada with a one-of-a-kind amphitheatre interior design. Enjoy a Rhassoul clay treatment, inspired by Middle Eastern traditions. Float your cares away weightlessly in the serene waters of the underground Källa baths—the largest saltwater floatation pool in North America. Then reward yourself with a delicious meal of local fare at one of the village’s three eateries.
Location: 4015 Cochrane Street, Whitby
A unique spa just for women, Body Blitz offers treatments that harness the health benefits of water. Sink your limbs into soothing bliss in the various pools and saunas of the Therapeutic Waters Circuit, featuring a Dead Sea salt pool, cold plunge pool, and hot Epsom salt pool. Spa services and packages also include massages, facials, and body muds.
Home to Niagara’s only hydrotherapy journey, Burning Springs is redefining the day spa experience. Relax tired muscles and boost circulation in one of their three outdoor thermal pools, or release tension in the Himalayan Salt Sauna and Finnish-inspired Sauna Cabin. Then unwind in the relaxation area’s indoor hot tub.
Location: 6740 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls
If you’re looking for that extra-special, personalized spa experience why not treat yourself to one of Hot Rock’s private sauna rentals? Specializing in hot room spa treatments, their unique sauna territory encompasses 40 acres (16 hectares) of serene private woodland. Choose from a wide variety of in-house services like the exclusive Steam Room Treatment, which includes a Hot Leaves back massage, or invite your own practitioner.
Location: 110 Donald B. Munro Drive, Carp
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Last updated: October 13, 2023