Relax and Be Pampered in Banff Spa After Your Canadian Rockies Adventure
You really can have it all in Banff, Canada and Banff, National Park Skiing in winter, mountain biking in summer. Hiking, trekking, fishing, rock climbing, mountaineering, sightseeing, cycling, boating, whitewater rafting, kayaking, and wildlife viewing – you can do it all while surrounded by the scenic beauty and panoramic vistas of the Canadian Rockies.
But what about when it’s time to relax? Maybe you overdid it today, eh sport? Legs and back a little stiff after tackling that double-diamond on the mountain bike? Did hiking up Sulphur Mountain take a bit out of you? No worries – this is Banff, where you can indulge in indoor luxury after outdoor play. There are a number of spas and fitness centers in and around Banff town that can cater to your needs, be it aromatherapy, Swedish massage, or an entire program of holistic treatments. Weather not cooperating and you can’t get outdoors? No worries, you can hit a gym!
Harmony Lane, 2nd Floor
111 Banff Avenue
Mountain Spa is the only spa facility located in downtown Banff, featuring seven spa treatment rooms, a dual massage room, two steam rooms, a lounge, and a rooftop terrace with stunning mountain views. Treatments include wraps, scrubs, massage, manicure, pedicure, electrolysis, facials and cosmetics.
Pleiades Massage and Spa
(at Banff Upper Hotsprings)
T: 1.866.760.2502 (toll-free, Canada and US only)
T: 0.800.051.7050 (toll-free, UK only)
Operated by Parks Canada, Pleides provides an individualized, holistic approach to health and overall well-being through massage therapy and other holistic modalities in a clean, comfortable, professional environment dedicated to helping people grow and develop in mind, body and spirit.
Red Earth Spa
(at Caribou Lodge)
521 Banff Ave
T: 800.563.8764 (toll free)
Red Earth Spa is a full service luxury spa, with an extended menu of spa treatments including facials, body wraps and scrubs, hand and foot care, reflexology and a choice of Swedish or aromatherapy massages.
Rimrock Fitness and Spa
(at the Rimrock Resort Hotel)
301 Mountain Ave
Rimrock is another full service luxury spa, with an extended menu of spa treatments including facials, body wraps and scrubs, hand and foot care, reflexology and a choice of Swedish or aromatherapy massages.
Sally Borden Fitness and Recreation Centre
(at The Banff Centre)
The Sally Borden Building at The Banff Centre offers facilities to accommodate a wide range of fitness activities and interests including:
an indoor climbing gym
2,500 sq. ft. fitness center
Sally Borden also offers health and fitness programming and services that meet a variety of needs: drop-in aerobics, yoga, Pilates, fitness consultation and assessment, personal training, massage and physical therapy.
Willow Stream Spa
(at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel)
405 Spray Avenue
Willow Stream is a world-class European-style spa that re-captures the healing magic of the hot springs that beckoned travelers more than 1,000 years ago. Facilities include separate men’s and women’s whirlpools, saunas, and steamrooms, along with an outdoor whirlpool, an indoor Hungarian mineral pool, and three waterfall-style whirlpools. Willow stream offers body treatments with wild flowers and other natural essences, thalasso and herbal kur treatments, and sport-specific massage designed for golfers and skiers.
Willow Stream also offers both local residents and hotel staff and guests a wide range of fitness opportunities: fitness training and classes, nutritional consultation, weight management, and fitness assessments.
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