How often do you give yourself the time to decompress after a long and arduous week? Family commitments, plans with friends, and work obligations can make it nearly impossible to find the space needed to clear your mind. They say on planes that you are supposed to secure your own oxygen mask before helping others. It's the same with self-care!
You become a better version of yourself when you stay on top of your self-care needs. You'll actually be a better friend and worker when you fill up your own cup first. As part of your self-care, why not treat yourself to one of these magical spas before Winter ends? The cool, crisp air is all the more invigorating when you pair it with a steamy hot soak.
We've found the best spas around the province where you can relax for less than $80. You don't need to have a full-blown spa getaway to reap the benefits of a spa. Sometimes just a few hours away from your phone spent in total relaxation is all you need to feel recharged and replenished. From beautiful outdoor sanctuaries and turquoise pools to cozy hidden grottos and caves, the magical spas on this list have all you need.
Enjoy a relaxing soak in the therapeutic mineral pool at the Sante Spa in Victoria. This elegant spa has plenty more places where you can unwide fireside or on an outdoor terrace overlooking the mountains. You can have access to the spa with the purchase of any treatment, the least expensive of which is their Essential Manicure for $72.
Poets Cove on Pender Island is an ideal wellness getaway. This oceanfront spa has gorgeous outdoor pools, a rock grotto and a hidden eucalyptus steam room. Their Classic Manicure is just $60 and you'll get access to all their amenities. You also get snacks and tea or lemon water while you wait for your treatment.
While the hidden outdoor oasis of the CHI spa is spectacular, it's the cozy design of the spa itself that will have you swooning. Replete with wood and rich orange hues, it's easy to slip into a state of bliss here! You can get access for the cost of a manicure at just $60.
This impressive spa boasts seven steam rooms and saunas, each with their own distinct theme plus an outdoor infinity pool. Perfect for warming up on cold Winter days. There are also indoor hot pools and saltwater pools where you can float and soak! You can get a 30-minute Focus massage for $75 and get access to the spa.
The spa garden at the Painted Boat Spa is a beautiful oasis on the West Coast. You can rest in the sauna and then rinse off in the outdoor glacial rain shower. Stand underneath the massaging waterfall in the hot pool to release tension in your neck, shoulders and back. Get access to the spa for the cost of an $80 gel manicure.
Experience this dramatic view of the lake from the comfort of your toasty hot spring pool. You can massage your back in the jets of the healing mineral water pools and let your cares fall away! A dip in the hot spring pools will set you back $17 but you can pamper yourself at their spa to your heart's content for an additional cost.
Indulge in the luxury of the Willow Stream Spa in Downtown Vancouver at the Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel. A manicure will set you back $99, but if you have a birthday or anniversary coming up, then this would make an ideal place to splash out!
Relax in heated outdoor mineral baths with a view of the ocean at this Victoria spa. It's the ultimate Pacific Northwest experience! These picturesque pools will look amazing on your feed. A manicure will set you back a hefty $90 but the cost is well worth it to get to enjoy these pools.
There are so many amenities at this incredible spa that you can't afford to miss out on! Their hot and cold river walk is rejuvenating for your legs. You can have a relaxing float in their sea mineral pool or find solitude in a single-person tidal bathtub that's carved out of a rock. Don't forget their steam cave and waterfall massage! You can access this spa for the price of their manicure at just $80.
You can spend a full day relaxing in this spa! The spa at Fairmont Hot Springs offers access to an exclusive mineral hot pool, sauna and steam room. If you just want to visit the hot springs, then you can get access for just $13, but spa treatments start at $59.
The mineral pools inside this cave-like spa are unforgettably beautiful! You can access their grotto without a spa treatment for just $45. Well worth it to get a chance to see one of the most popular spas in Canada!
Set in the snowy mountains in Whistler, this Instagram-famous spa is the most wintry destination on our list. They take the hydrotherapy concept very seriously at Scandinave Spa! Access to the spa will set you back $79 but it's totally worth it to see the most gorgeous BC spa in person.