Unwind in style at one of Toronto’s top new and revamped luxury spas.

by Caitlin Agnew

Spa InterContinental

At the newly renovated Spa InterContinental, updates include a revamped solarium and outdoor area, a 48-foot saline pool, a salt hot tub and a eucalyptus steam room. Put on your robe and snap the ultimate spa selfie in front of the iconic CN Tower, which is in view up front and centre. 225 Front St. W, Toronto. intercontinental.com.

Chanel Beauty Boutique

Tucked away in the French fashion house’s new beauty boutique is one very exclusive treatment room. The first of its kind in Canada, it was inspired by the Chanel au Ritz Spa in Paris and offers facial treatments using products from the Le Lift, Le Blanc, Sublimate and Hydra Beauty ranges. 50 Bloor St. W., Concourse Level, chanel.ca.

The Spa at the St.Regis Toronto

With its recent big-budget makeover (this skyscraper formerly housed
the Trump Hotel), Canada’s first St. Regis property boasts an equally resplendent spa. Experience healing and rebalancing Canuck style with body treatments that incorporate seaweed, glacial clay and sea salts, all hand harvested in northern British Columbia. 325 Bay St., marriott.com.

Spa my Blend by Clarins

Overlooking the red carpet at Roy Thomson Hall, the Ritz recently received a cinematic facelift courtesy of DesignAgency. At the updated spa, European skincare know-how courtesy of Clarins meets global massage techniques complete with relaxation lounges, a saltwater lap pool and an aroma- infused vitality pool. Don’t sleep on their Signature Champagne Manicure, which comes with a celebratory glass of bubbly. 181 Wellington St. W., ritzcarlton.com.

Gee Beauty

Toronto’s one-stop shop for serious beauty junkies since 2005, Gee Beauty renovated its beloved Rosedale space this summer. In addition to stocking your personal favourite brands (Dr. Barbara Sturm, SkinCeuticals, Dr. Sebagh, etc.), the boutique studio has added a new facial treatment called Air Repair, which uses an oxygen dome to promote cellular health. 2 Roxborough St. W., geebeauty.ca.


Get red-carpet ready at this elegant new uptown beauty and lifestyle boutique. Owner Brittni Alexandra cut her teeth in Los Angeles and brings a touch of Hollywood to brows, lashes, facials, makeup application and more. 402 Eglinton Ave. W. bbeautifulbeauty.com.