The spa experience at Chateau Montebello is one of pure indulgence. In a 1930s log building in the wilderness on the Ottawa River lies a 4000 square foot spa with state of the art facilities. Luxurious without being pretentious, the spa makes all who enter feel totally relaxed. Montebello Spa delivers all the usual spa treatments but has some special features.
Best Spa Couples Suite in Canada
What better way to rekindle romance then a visit to the couples suite at Montebello Spa. The traveltowellness website (March 2010) and the Conde Nast Traveler (2007 Hot Spa list) highlighted the couples suite at Montebello, to be one of the best in Canada. The atmosphere is cosy and intimate, while the features include a gas fireplace, a multi-jet rain shower, a whirlpool and two massage tables side by side. Packages allow for alone time, as well as, simultaneous massages.
The Ultimate Girlfriend Getaway
Whether girlfriends are having a day at the spa or a mini vacation, the spa at Montebello is the perfect setting. Montebello hosts a special Girlfriend Getaway weekend every year at the end of April with guest seminars and demonstrations. However, any time of year is the perfect time for pampering, stress relief, catching up and getting away from everyday life. At Spa Montebello the motto is “Sit back, escape and let us take care of you”. Contact Montebello Spa for single day or multi-day packages.
Natural Canadian Spa Treatments
Montebello Spa makes use of one of Quebec’s great resources, maple syrup. Fairmont Hotels are committed to the environment and have a Green Partnership Program. Two treatments offered at the spa that make use of maple products are the Maple Forest Hand Treatment and the Green Blanket Wrap.
- Maple Forest Hand Treatment – This starts with a maple sugar hand scrub to treat rough hands. Hands are then massaged, followed by a maple infused paraffin hand treatment.
- Green Blanket Wrap – This treatment begins with a massage of maple body butter. After a period of time wrapped in the Spa’s signature green blanket, there is an application of maple body lotion.
- Accommodations at Chateau Montebello
- Nestled in the forest, about an hour from Montreal and Ottawa, Montebello is a grand historic log complex. It has 211 rooms, 2 restaurants and 2 bars. It also has a whirlpool, exercise room, indoor tennis, kilometres of hiking and biking trails and the largest indoor pool in Canada. Chateau Montebello is elegant enough to have hosted a G7 summit, yet is full of tranquil rustic charm.
The spa at Chateau Montebello is a real treat for a couple, girlfriends or solo. The relaxing atmosphere and hospitality of the staff make Spa Montebello ideal for a first time spa experience or the seasoned spa-goer. Pick a package, enjoy the treatments and relax with a view of the Ottawa river.
Great Healthy Spa Getaways
A spa weekend getaway is better than a short visit to the spa, because after treatments guests can head back to their cozy hotel room and continue the pampering with room service. Here are some ideas for anyone who is looking for a place for a health spa getaway.
Aqualina Spa and Resort
Aqualina Spa and Resort is on the US Atlantic Coast near Miami. This Mediterranean-inspired resort and spa is located on the beach and has 97 guest rooms and suites. Bask in luxury for a weekend. The resort has a fitness center, fitness classes, and holistic facial and body treatments. The resort is located at 17875 Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida. Call 305-918-8000 for reservations.
Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia is a hotel, winery and spa. In the Atlanta area, the resort is set on picturesque grounds and is reminiscent of a French chateau. Spa weekend accommodations are at the Inn or the spa where lush spa suites with themed decor are available. The resort has a fitness studio with group classes, tennis courts, swimming, hiking trails, and golf. Call 678-425-6064 for spa reservations. The spa is located at Haven Harbour Drive, Braselton, Ga.
Claremont Resort and Spa
Claremont Resort and Spa in Berkley, California, at 41 Tunnel Road has 279 guestrooms and a plethora of spa services and a salon on site. A fitness center, Pilates studio and lap pool are available. The resort has won several awards including Vogue Magazine’s, “Top Urban Spa Award.” Call 1-800-551-7266 ext. 1 for hotel reservations and 1-800-551-7266 ext. 2 for spa reservations.
Devon Hiking Spa
Fit Health Into Life is the slogan for the Devon Hiking Spa located at the Lodge of Ventana Canyon, 6200 North Clubhouse Lane in Tucson, Arizona. The Devon Hiking Spa uses hiking as its primary cardiovascular workup, and guests may choose between beginner level, intermediate, or advanced levels. Resistance training is also offered at the spa. Guests can also learn about healthy eating at the spa, and learn how to make the best food choices for their health. Call 888-823-2303 for spa reservations, and call 800-828-5701 for accommodation reservations.
Mii Amo Spa
Mii Amo Spa in Sedona, Arizona presents the ultimate health spa getaway. The spa is located at the Enchantment Resort at 525 Boynton Canyon Road in a red Canyon in Arizona. Hiking, mountain biking and a variety of fitness classes, including yoga, Tai Chi, and aerobics are offered at this resort. If guests would like time to sit back and reflect, they can ease into the indoor pool or take time to think in the meditation room. Call 888-749-2137 for spa reservations and 800-826-4180 for accommodation reservations at the Enchantment Resort.