7 Spas To Check Out That Are Just A Road Trip Away From Toronto

Whether you’re in the mood to unwind on your own, catch up with a close friend, or escape the city with a loved one, sometimes a weekend (or an afternoon away) to relax is just what you need. And what could be a better way to recharge than a blissful afternoon at the spaWhen it comes to finding an idyllic spot to find peace and quiet in Ontario, we’re pretty spoiled as there are countless award-winning spas that are safe havens from the chaos of the city. And better yet, many of these spas are just a road trip away from TorontoEach of these spas offers a little something for everyone, whether you’re in the mood for the ultimate facial, a life-changing massage, or a relaxing soak in a grotto.

We’ve rounded up 7 spas that are under eight hours away from Toronto that you need to check out sooner rather than later. 

White Oaks Resort

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Distance from Toronto: Approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes from Toronto

Tucked away in the cozy town of Niagara-on-the-Lake is White Oaks Resort and its easily one of  Ontario’s best-kept spa secrets. Here you’ll descend into a cozy atmosphere that features an equally moody space with 17 treatment rooms including luxurious couples suites. Complete with enticing treatments like massages, aromatherapy, body wraps and glows, skin fitness, nail therapy, and more. It’s safe to say your visit to the Niagara Regions will be nothing short of amazing.

JW Marriott Muskoka

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Distance from Toronto: Approx. 2 hours and 34 minutes from Toronto

Whether you’re heading to the cottage or looking for a city escape, Muskoka is always a good idea. Walking into this bright and friendly Muskoka haven will instantly leave you forgetting that you’re in Ontario’s popular cottage country. At the JW Mariott Muskoka spa, you’ll find not only breathtaking views but also amazing treatments from body scrubs and wraps, to couples massages, and even waxing options for those seeking last-minute lake-side appointments.   

Ste. Anne’s

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Distance from Toronto: Approx. hour and 40 minutes by car

As soon as you slip on one of Ste. Anne’s incredibly cozy robes you’ll instantly feel your worries melt away. We recommend opting for the spa’s seasonal treatment, the Citrus Sun, which includes a foot soak, full-body exfoliation, a hydrotherapy bath, and a massage, which are all infused with citrus. Or if you want to go take the more traditional route, the Contouring Mud Wrap is always a crowd favourite or even a visit to the Fieldstone Grotto. Whatever your preference is, a trip to Ste. Anne’s will leave you feeling like a million bucks. 

Nordik Spa Nature

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Distance from Toronto: Approx. 4 hours 49 minutes from Toronto

When you really need some R&R and you’re up for a mini road trip, the Nordik Spa Nature will be your best bet. Equipped with treatments like the Urban Detox Face Care, Himalayan Salt Treatments, and full-body treatments, get ready to leave feeling more relaxed and with skin feeling more glowier than you’ve ever been before. Plus, there’s 10 exterior baths, multiple saunas, a saltwater pool, and a yoga and meditation room to enjoy. 

Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal

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Distance from Toronto:  Approx. 5 hours and 37 minutes from Toronto

Located in heart of Old Montreal you’ll find the Scandinave Spa Vieux-Montréal. A relaxing gem where you’ll discover the power of baths, water therapy, and relaxation. Visitors will enjoy the eucalyptus steam baths, saunas, and Scandinavian hot baths, which will easily make the treck from Toronto feel incredibly worth it. 

Bota Bota

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Distance  from Toronto: Approx. 5 hours and 37 minutes from Toronto

The Bota Bota spa is a spa that takes floating a little more seriously, as you’re quite literally on a boat. If unwinding on an old converted boat isn’t enough to whisk you away into bliss, the on-board services most definitely will. Here you’ll find treatments like eucalyptus steam baths, saunas, outdoor whirlpools, hot saunas, a cold dip pool, and a whirlpool. Cap your visit off with a stop in the onboard restaurant where you can enjoy a seasonally prepared menu that’s prepared with fresh ingredients from the Quebec region.

William Grey

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Distance  from Toronto: Approx. 5 hours and 36 minutes from Toronto

Another popular relaxation getaway is the William Grey Spa, an urban getaway tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Old Montreal. Here you’ll find a Himalayan Salt room, a Finnish sauna, and a steam room. Or, if you need to relax your muscles, there’s a cold room and an herbal sauna. But let’s not forget the seasonal outdoor pool, which is perfect for the guests that want to pad around in their robes and lounge poolside.

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