Pacific Mist Spa at Kingfisher
The Pacific Mist Spa at Kingfisher Oceanside Resort in Courtenay is situated overlooking the shoreline and is one of the Island’s most renowned spas for its detoxifying hydropath experience. The path takes you through an immersive and intimate west-coast-inspired setting of sandstone sculpted caves and pools. Spend 1-1.5 hours making your way through the massage pool, tidal bath, steam cave, waterfall, river walk, and so much more. Follow your soak with a coastal-inspired body treatment, such as the Pacific Mermaid, where you’ll be wrapped in a cocoon of rich mineral ingredients, leaving you refreshed from “head to fin”. Plus, they offer Twilight treatments, so you can play all day before stopping by for some TLC.
The Grotto at Tigh Na Mara
The Grotto Spa at Tigh Na Mara Resort in Parksville is the Central Island’s premier spa destination. It’s wooded setting perfectly sets the tone for relaxation. Inside, guests can start their visit with a dip in the warm waters of the restorative mineral pool that has been designed to emulate a natural stone grotto. Next, enjoy a therapeutic treatment from certified RMTs, and finish your experience with a stop at the Treetop Tapas & Grill for their delectable endless tapas, including dishes like Duck Rillette, Pacific Halibut, and Soba Noodle Salad, just to name a few (in the soft and cozy comforts of your bathrobe, no less).
Relax and reju Relax and rejuvenate in one of the most beautiful locations in the world. Ancient Cedars Spa at the Wickaninnish Inn in beautiful Tofino is the epitome of luxury spa experiences on Vancouver Island. Nestled on the rugged shoreline next to Chesterman Beach, the spa boasts a balance of nature and expert spa practitioners to leave you feeling balanced and renewed. In addition to their upscale facilities and calming location, what sets Ancient Cedars Spa apart is their Lomi Lomi signature treatment which features Hawaiian-style practices to promote full relaxation of mind, body, and spirit.
Nimmo Bay Resort
Yearning for something more than a few hours? Nimmo Bay Resort is a wellness escape like no other. Nestled in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, guests at this resort are surrounded by absolute serenity, far from everyday life. Spend a few days practicing mindfulness in one of the most picturesque locations in the world. Nourish your mind, body, and soul with locally foraged meals and naturally inspired treatments to reconnect and realign.
Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
The Healing Grounds Spa at Clayoquot Wilderness Lodge is the perfect harmony of luxury and nature combined. Venture deep into true west-coast wilderness, surrounding yourself in forest-draped coastlines and crisp ocean air. Fill your days with horseback riding, fishing, canyoning, hiking, then physically and spiritually unwind in the waterfront massage tent, cedar hot tub, and meditation room.
Oak Bay beach hotel
Victoria’s only oceanfront spa boasts three mineral pools nestled right on the coastline of the Salish Sea. The Boathouse Spa at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel was recognized as #6 of the Top 50 Spas in Canada by the 2020 Canadian Spa & Wellness Awards. Stop by just for a spa day, or stay awhile to take advantage of the hotel’s luxurious suites and upscale dining options.
Ritual Nordic spa
Vancouver Island’s very first Scandinavian-style wellness experience, Ritual Nordic Spa aims to combine the time-tested circuit of heat, coolness, and rest, to achieve relaxation and enhance overall wellness for those in urban environments. After your circuit, you can munch on some locally sourced, Scandinavian-inspired snacks and rotating craft beverages on tap from local craft breweries, Kombucha producers, and the best Vancouver Island vineyards.