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COUNTRY CHARM STE. ANNE'S SPA, GRAFTON, ON Tucked into the rolling hills of Northumberland County, Ste. Anne's, at fi rst glance, looks more like a Scottish castle than a spa. One enters the rambling 19 th century fi eldstone estate via a walled perennial garden. Guests choose from all sorts of treatments and activities including moorish mud baths, hiking, painting classes and yoga. Where else can you make a bathrobe your uniform during the entire stay—whether en route to one of your treatments, while sipping afternoon tea or enjoying a four-course dinner? The gluten-free goodies from Ste. Anne's Spa Bakery make sweet souvenirs, especially the tarts, now part of the Kawarthas Northumberland Butter Tart Tour ( ). SPA EASTMAN, EASTMAN, QC Located in the Eastern Townships, about an hour from Montréal, seven pavilions house over 40 distinctive rooms around a pond with views of Mont Orford. The Health Immersion Package starts the session with a health coach to determine goals, naturo- pathic and kinesiology consultations, and a health routine package to take home. The regimen includes three gourmet "tonic" meals and numerous daily activities such as hikes, fi tness classes, workshops and the use of various baths, pools and saunas. Spa Eastman was known as the fi rst health and wellness resort in Canada when it opened in 1977; it was recently awarded "The Best Spa in Canada" by Spafi nder's 2015 Wellness Travel Awards in all categories combined. They also operate the urban Spa Eastman Montréal ( MOUNTAIN RETREATS WILLOW STREAM SPA, FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS, AB The Willow Stream Spa pays homage to the natural mineral springs that fi rst beckoned travellers to this "Castle in the Rockies" more than a century ago, while drawing energy from the surrounding Rocky Mountain setting. The indoor mineral pool provides the ultimate in relaxation, complete with classical music piped in from below. Outside on the terrace, inhale the invigorating alpine air while steeping in the whirlpool. Many treatments incorporate local ingredients such as pine, rose oil and mountain lavender ( www. -springs/willow-stream). FOUR SEASONS RESORT AND RESIDENCES WHISTLER, BC The Four Seasons Spa off ers high altitude therapies at the base of Blackcomb Mountain—a top ski destination with breathtaking scenery. The signature treat- ment starts with an exfoliating scrub using maple syrup and brown sugar. Next, while cocooned in a warm clay and algae body wrap, a therapist massages your hair and scalp with Moroccan oil. A full body massage using detoxifying butter completes the pampered journey. Treat the kids to a Glacier Spa fruit-scented manicure and pedicure ( Are you seeking a rural retreat? A haven by the sea? A getaway where you can enjoy tapas in your bathrobe? Perhaps an ancient Asian-inspired ritual or the rejuvenating benefi ts of taking the waters? From coast to coast, there's a Canadian spa experience to soothe our body and soul. FIND YOUR PERFECT SPA BY ANITA DRAYCOTT LE SCANDINAVE SPA, MONT-TREMBLANT, QC 52

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