Get your wellness on at these Montréal spas

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Strøm Nordic Spa
Isa Tousignant

Isa Tousignant

The exciting bustle of arts, culture, festivals and food that defines Montréal guarantees any traveler a good time, but it doesn’t exactly equate relaxation. For that, we’ve got world-class wellness centres that put the “aaaah” in spa. Whether you’re looking to relieve sore muscles, rejuvenate tired skin, take a day to yourself or spiff up for a big date, Montréal has got the spa for you.

Spa William Gray - Steam bath

Spa William Gray

Located within the Hôtel William Gray, a boutique hotel housed in two historical buildings dating back to the 18th century, Spa William Gray is a lovely getaway with private treatment rooms and a small outdoor pool in the warmer months. The spa also features ultra-comfortable, high-end Gharieni massage tables on which to receive signature services like the hot quartz massage or a traditional Swedish massage. A Himalayan salt room, a restorative thermal circuit, a herbal sauna… it all spells bliss.

Avie Spa

Avie Spa & Coiffure

Located in the Marriott SpringHill Suites Old MontréalAvie Spa & Coiffure is just the spot for a primping session: there’s a hair salon onsite, as well as great mani and pedi stations, waxing services and a vast selection of body treatments. Come with a gang of girlfriends for a pre-wedding session or as a couple for a relaxing rest in the steam room before a great black-soap exfoliation treatment, followed by hydration with argan oil.

Bota Bota, spa-sur-l'eau

Bota Bota, spa-sur-l’eau

Located on a moored boat right on the banks of the St. Lawrence River in the Old Port, Bota Bota, spa-sur-l’eau offers incredible views from its dry sauna and outdoor deck chairs; you’ll see the cityscape and the water extend before you on the other. Go for a quiet, contemplative day on the water circuit alone or with a friend (though chatting will be at a minimum, to preserve the hushed ambiance). And make sure you try lunch at the onsite restaurant, La Traversée, serving refined, healthy cuisine.

Mann Grooming for Men

Nestled downtown within the Delta Hotels by Marriott MontréalMann Grooming for Men is the wellness version of a man-cave: a haven specialized in men’s services, ranging from expert straight-razor shaving to manicures, manscaping, spray-tanning, teeth whitening and more. Specialty services also include hair-loss treatments. Grab a gang of dudes and reserve a day of services before a big event or take an hour out of your busy schedule to refuel and recharge, solo-style.

Rainspa - Facial


A getaway in Old Montréal located in the beautiful Hôtel Place d’ArmesRainspa has a nice hammam where you can while away the hours with a friend or alone, as well as a list of treatments that ranges from indulgent to curative. For a romantic day, explore the couple’s massage, or if you’re tired from travel, take advantage of the reviving offerings such as the Traveler Care treatment, designed to relieve tired legs from air travel or excessive walking through exfoliation and a drainage massage.

Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal - Scandinavian bath

Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal

Located right on De la Commune Street on the edge of the St. Lawrence River in the Old Port, Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal is a beautifully designed spot for a reprieve from city life. Come alone, with your best friend or with your better half for a day in the Nordic spa, following the water circuit from hot to cold to hot again. For the full blissful package, break up the day with a massage: the spa offers a range of relaxing options, including a unique Lomi Atsu massage combining Hawaiian and Japanese techniques.

Strøm spa nordique

Strøm spa nordique

A mere half-hour’s drive from downtown Montréal, Strøm Nordic Spa on Île-des-Sœurs is a nature spa that’s an ideal getaway both alone and for groups — it even has a meeting room. The attractive facilities include outdoor whirlpools, Nordic baths, Finnish saunas, a eucalyptus steam bath, waterfalls, and both indoor and outdoor relaxation areas complete with fireplaces.

Isa Tousignant

Isa Tousignant

Isa Tousignant is a Montréal-based editor and storyteller with a curiosity that runs deeper than most. She has chatted life philosophies with celebrity chefs, gemologists, arena rockers and furries. (All were transformative.) Her free time is spent designing jewellery and laughing at her husband’s jokes.

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