Vancouver Spas – Urban Oases

Vancouver is a city that takes its spas very seriously. Located all around town, they constitute an urban oasis where you can escape, get pampered, relax and rejuvenate. In the winter, a spa is like a cocoon where you can retreat into warmth and health and fragrant surroundings.

The following list represents Vancouver’s best spas. Take advantage of them whether you live here year round or visit now and then.

Breathe Spa
464 Granville Street
604-688-4769
A secret oasis in the heart of the city, this full service spa offers massage, facials and hot stone therapy.

Pink Lime Salon & Spa
1018 Mainland St
604-683-7444

Skoah
1011 Hamilton Street
604-642-0200
This Yaletown spa specializes in skin care products and facials.

Spa Utopia
Pan Pacific Hotel
and in North Vancouver
This peaceful and elegant spa is a private oasis for individuals and couples. Both locations boast private suites with fireplace, heated floors, private change rooms, and a waterfall shower.

Spruce Body Lab
1128 Richards St
604-683-3220.
Spruce Body Lab features lab coated technicians and includes the following treatments: massage, facials, waxing, reflexology, microdermabrasion, botox and acupuncture.

Sugarbox Waxing Boutique
1025 Cambie Street
604-569-1100
Lots of good reviews for this spot.

Vida Spa
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel
1088 Burrard St.
and
Sutton Place Hotel
845 Burrard St
604-682-8432
These two spas are located in popular downtown hotels only a couple of blocks apart. Try the two hour Ayurvedic Swedana that boasts a massage, relaxation in a cedar cabinet and a dry flour exfoliation.

Wedgewood Hotel Spa
845 Hornby Street
604-608-5340
The Wedgewood spa includes massage, skin and nail care and a fitness centre. After your treatment, you can return to your room to sleep it off or enjoy afternoon tea at Bacchus restaurant and lounge, also located in the Wedgewood hotel.

 

An Inexpensive Alternative

If all of these services sound wonderful but just a bit beyond your means, head to the nearest Community Centre swimming pool where you can treat yourself to a swim, sauna, steam bath and/or whirlpool for about $5.00. Visit our Indoor Vancouver Pools page.