Vancouver girls know how to work hard, but they also know how to relax and indulge. It's time for some much needed relaxation for you and your best friends. Summer is the perfect time to take a day to sit back and chill and not worry about a thing.
Relax, take it easy, and love yourselves. No need to spend hundreds, here are 9 Vancouver places you can get a treat yourself for under $50:
Spa Day at Spa Garden // The Spa at Painted Boat Resort
Experience a luxurious oasis. The tranquil SPA Garden costs $40 for entry and includes a sauna cave, outdoor glacial rain shower, multi-jet hot pool with massaging waterfall, and warm saltwater flotation pool. Their treatments all incorporate a blend of sea nutrients and essential oils. Several spa packages are available at the spa.
Get day drunk with your best friend. Within Vancouver there are wine tours and tastings such as at Canada Berries in Richmond. There is even a Groupon for a winery tour and tasting that only costs $12.50 each. If you want to venture out further out of Vancouver, click here for a list of incredible wineries in the Okanagan.
Cost: Wine tasting fees at wineries can be as low as $3
Berry Picking // 9 Berry Farms in Vancouver listed here
Berry season is here and berry picking is such a lovely and relaxing way to spend a summer day with your BFFs. It’s inexpensive, requires minimal planning and effort, and allows for a quick escape from the city.
Cost: Dependant on how many berries you pick, usually $3 - 10
DIY Mimosas // Tuc Craft Kitchen
Upgrade your brunch. At Tuc Craft Kitchen, you can make your own mimosas. 35 dollars gets you a big bottle of champagne and kraft of orange juice.
Cost: $17.50 per person for two people
Hot Springs Baths And Spas // 11 natural hot springs in BC listed here
Just soaking in a hot spring could be enough to experience serenity. Yet there are also great health benefits to hot spring baths. Hot springs are believed to be able to relieve pain and aching, lower anxiety and stress, and boost circulation. Also, many outdoor hot springs are free!
Cost: Free for an undeveloped hot spring
Rent a Mansion in Vancouver // 9 Unreal Vancouver Places You Can Rent For Super Cheap In Vancouver listed here
Ball out in your own city and rent out one of these incredible homes with your crew. Swim in a pool, soak up the sun on the patio, relax in a hot tub, and take Instagram pictures of the incredible views.
Cost: Nightly rates as low as $32 per person
Mani pedis are a great way to pamper yourselves and have some good ol' girl talk. Mani pedis don't have to be an expensive feat. Vancouver has some great, clean nail salons that are totally affordable, such as Yaletown Nails Spa, Varnish Nail Lounge, Beverly’s The Spa on 4th, and Element Spa for Nails .
Cost: Packages start at $19
Ultrasonic or Collagen Facials // Amethyst Skin Care
Facials are oh so relaxing. Although they can be expensive, right now there is a Groupon for a ultrasonic or collagen facial at Amethyst Skin Care.
Cost: Facials start at $39
Hammam and Gommage Spa // Miraj Hammam Spa
Experience an exotic oasis at Miraj Hammam Spa and indulge in traditional Middle Eastern spa treatments that will leave your body all soft and relaxed. The Hammam experience consists of mist and high intensity steam chambers cleansing the body, stimulating your senses. Afterwards is Gommage, where you lay luxuriously on Jerusalem gold marble while an esthetician exfoliates your body with black Moroccan soap. There is also a Sultana Lounge, where you can relax on velvet beds and silk cushions while enjoying Middle Eastern tea and cake.
Cost: Treatments start at $50
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