There's nothing in the world like Iceland's Blue Lagoon, but these hot springs in Canada might be as close as you can get without actually leaving the country.
Luckily for those who love to soak, Canada has tons of beautiful hot springs and geothermal pools, both natural and man-made, that offer a similar experience to those in the Nordic country.
From iconic hot springs in Canada's national parks to dreamy spas with thermal bathing rituals, there are endless opportunities for relaxation.
Here are eight hot springs in Canada with steamy, turquoise water that will definitely give you all of the Blue Lagoon vibes.
Price: $85+ per person
Address: 152 Grey County Rd. 21, the Blue Mountains, ON
Why You Need To Go: This spa in the Blue Mountains has beautiful outdoor heated pools where you can soak away your stress and makes for a perfect getaway any time of year.
Visiting this spa in the winter and bathing in the pools while being surrounded by snow can definitely make you feel like you're in a Nordic country rather than Canada.
Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs
Price: $40+ per person
Address: 10 Takhini Hot Springs Rd., Whitehorse, YT
Why You Need To Go: Formerly the Takhini Hot Springs, the Eclipse Nordic Hot Springs is a spa where you can unwind in the wilderness of the Yukon.
You can soak in the Eclipse pool, the largest of the facility, or take a dip in the smaller Onsen pool, a Japanese-style pool, which is a great place to view the northern lights in winter.
Price: $39+ per person
Address: 1172 Aylmer Rd., Gatineau, QC
Why You Need To Go: The Kōena spa in Gatineau is home to several outdoor pools, including four hot baths, and offers a "Nordic experience inspired by the four elements."
The 50,000-square-foot spa is located along the Ottawa River and is like an oasis close to the city.
Kananaskis Nordic Spa
Price: $79+ per person
Address: 1 Centennial Dr., Kananaskis Village, AB
Why You Need To Go: This spa located in the heart of nature is the perfect place to unwind.
Set in the Canadian Rockies, the spa features three outdoor pools, four steam and sauna cabins, and an exfoliation room, as well as heated hammocks, fireside lounges, treatment rooms, and a wellness bistro.
You can spend the day enjoying the spa's hydrotherapy circuit, or relax with a twilight soak from 5-9 p.m.
Banff Upper Hot Springs
Price: $16.50 per adult
Address: 1 Mountain Ave., Banff, AB
Why You Need To Go: You can soak in an outdoor pool at the Banff Upper Hot Springs, which sits at the highest elevation of any operating hot spring in the country!
The thermal waters of the hot springs are naturally heated and full of minerals like magnesium and sodium.
Harrison Hot Springs
Price: Varies by room and accommodation type
Address: 100 Esplanade Ave., Harrison Hot Springs, BC
Why You Need To Go: The Harrison Hot Springs Resort has five different hot-spring-fed pools, two indoors and three outdoors.
The outdoor pools are kept to toasty temperatures of varying degrees, with some as warm as 38-40 degrees C, perfect for soothing general aches and stress.
Price: Thermal experience starting at $59
Address: 515 Champlain Blvd., Quebec City, QC
Why You Need To Go: Strøm Spa in Old Quebec has a gorgeous infinity pool along the St. Lawrence River and is also home to what it says is North America's largest flotation bath, an Epsom-salt bath that will make you feel like you're floating in the Dead Sea.
The spa has outdoor whirlpools, hot and cold baths, Finnish saunas and thermal and Nordic waterfalls to soak in.
Radium Hot Springs
Price: $16.50 per adult
Address: 5420 BC-93, Radium Hot Springs, BC
Why You Need To Go: Located in Kootenay National Park, Radium Hot Springs is one of B.C.'s top natural hot springs, and is definitely a sight to see with its turquoise blue water and location in Sinclair Canyon.
According to Parks Canada, the mineral water of Radium Hot Springs is uniquely odourless and clear, making it a great place for a relaxing soak.
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