The 5 best spas in Vancouver

1) Fig

Stepping into Fig feels like stepping into the Emerald City in The Wizard of Oz. This beauty stop is beautifully designed and offers top-of-the-line service and treatments, including facials, vitamin and filler injections, and skin analysis sessions.

green interior of the Fig Spa in Vancouver

2050 West 4th Avenue

+1 604 423 3881

2) Chi, The Spa

Pulling inspiration from the East and West, Chi, The Spa at the Shangri-La Hotel is a sanctuary in the city. Many of the spa treatments are inspired by B.C.’s indigenous traditions and northwest nature. The Sea Therapy Facial uses freshly harvested seaweeds, rich in amino acids and vitamins, firms up your skin and gives you a glow.

oriental themed spa decor at Chi, The Spa

at: Shangri-La , 1128 West Georgia Street

+1 604 695 2447

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3) Bioéthique

This bright and lavish spa is a Kitsilano gem. Bioéthique is completely chemicalfree, offering certified organic skin care treatments and using skin rejuvenation technology. Known best for their facials, owner Claudine Michaud has spent over two decades researching and creating organic beauty treatments.

white and clean interior of the Bioéthique spa in Vancouver

4) John Casablancas Salon & Spas

A great spot if you’re wanting a little pampering but not wanting to pay the price. The John Casablancas Institute in Gastown has been training up some of the city’s best stylists, estheticians and masseuses since 1978. The treatments are completed by students and the spa is a little less zen but the price gives you peace of mind.

a make-up session for a bride at John Casablanca

220 Cambie Street, #130

5) Scandinave Spa Whistler

Located just past Whistler Village, the spa is known for its stunning outdoor Nordic thermal baths used for hydrotherapy. An effective way to release tension and toxins, hydrotherapy is an ancient practice that involves running through a hot-cold-relax cycle. All treatments come with access to the pools, saunas and steam rooms or you can pay just to use them.

outdoor hot tub at Scandinave Whistler spa

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