After a hectic holiday season, all we want is a little bit (or a lot—we’ve been good!) of pampering. Thanks to these top Calgary spas, we’re putting our best self forward for 2016. Happy New Year indeed!
If a plush-white-robe-and-cucumber-water experience is what you’re after, downtown’s Stillwater Spa delivers. All the usual suspects—body treatments, massage, facials and salon services—are on the menu in a luxe ambiance, which includes change room whirlpools. Our advice? Make a day of it.
Work it Out
Skin resolutions are easy to keep thanks to Skoah’s exclusive skincare regimens. The Vancouver-based brand’s skin “workouts”—they’re a lot less gruelling than CrossFit, trust us!—are the key to your best skin year yet.
Deemed Canada’s Top Hotel Spa by Travel + Leisure in 2015, Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Banff Springs is more than worth the 90 minute drive from Calgary. Besides bliss-inducing treatments, the sprawling spa features indoor and outdoor whirlpools, a European mineral pool and a co-ed lounge. Bye-bye, holiday stress!
High Tech Treatments
Whether you have 25 minutes or an entire afternoon, you’ll find an innovative regimen to fix a multitude of skin and body sins at Calgary’s Babor Beauty Spa, the German skincare brand’s only Canadian outpost.
Want a refreshed look with minimum investment? Eyebrows are the answer, and your arches are in good hands at Caryl Baker Visage tucked inside Sunridge Mall. Want a little bit more? Try a Pure Oxygen facial (from $105), the perfect way to erase holiday (over)indulgences.