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Best Spas on Vancouver Island

There’s no doubt that British Columbia is one of the most peaceful places in Canada – which is why it is consistently one of the top destinations in the world! With ocean views of the beautiful Salish Sea and Pacific Ocean, dense forests, majestic mountains and charming towns and cities, Vancouver Island is a tranquil destination. When you’re ready to take the relaxation to new heights, there’s no better way to do that than visit one of the many incredible Vancouver Island spas. Whether you’re looking for a full service resort spa or a unique, West Coast experience, you can find it all and more on this beautiful Island. 


Willow Stream at the Fairmont Empress

633 Humboldt St, Victoria 

Just a short walk from EMR rentals in downtown Victoria is the award winning Willow Stream Spa at the Vancouver Island landmark Fairmont Empress Hotel. If you’re looking for a luxurious, full service spa with five star facilities right in the heart of downtown Victoria, this is it! No matter what you are looking for, Willow Stream offers treatments ranging from body wraps and facials to RMT massages – plus as one of the top rated spas in Canada by Condé Nast, you can be sure that every treatment is of the highest quality and will leave you feeling totally refreshed.

Boathouse Spa and Baths

Oak Bay Beach Hotel 1175 Beach Dr, Victoria

If you’re looking for the best spa experience outside of the downtown core, you’ll find it in Oak Bay at the Boathouse Spa and Baths. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing manicure, a body treatment or if you want to book in a full day of treatments, this is the place to go! Take some meditative time in between treatments the mineral hot tubs while you enjoy the ocean views!

Amatista at Bear Mountain Resort

1999 Country Club Way, Victoria

If you’re staying nearby in Langford or Metchosin and you’re looking for a top notch spa experience, you have to book a treatment or two a Amatista Spa at Bear Mountain. This luxury spa offers services ranging from full body treatments, facials, pedicures and massages, and gorgeous outdoor pools to soak in between treatments, you’re sure to find the right experience, no matter what you’re looking for.


Haven Spa

9805 Seaport Pl, Sidney

This oasis of relaxation and tranquillity right on the edge of the water in Sidney is ideal for anyone staying at an EMR Sidney property. Whether you’re staying within walking distance or you’re just a short drive away this is the place to pamper yourself in Sidney! 

Cowichan Valley

Tuscan Spa at Eyrie

600 Ebedora Ln, Malahat

Perched at the top of the Malahat on the edge of the stunning mountains that surround the Cowichan Valley sits the Tuscan Spa at the Villa Eyrie. With gorgeous 180º views of the Saanich Inlet, Cowichan Valley and beyond, this spa is your mountain escape while staying at a beautiful Cowichan Valley property. Choose from a wide range of services from facials to body wraps and leave feeling refreshed from head to toe.

Ocean Bliss Day Spa

1614 Cowichan Bay Rd, Cowichan Bay

For a more holistic approach to the spa experience while you’re in the Cowichan Valley, you’ll want to make an appointment with the lovely folks at Ocean Bliss Day Spa in gorgeous Cowichan Bay. Here you can find all the classic spa treatments as well as a few uniquely revitalizing services – try Ocean Therapy treatment, a Energy Healing treatment or Reiki to realign your chi for better health, wellness and beauty inside and out.


Pure Spa

97 Commercial St, Nanaimo

When it’s time to indulge in a little bit of pampering during your stay in Nanaimo, Pure Spa is your best bet for a relaxing day! Choose from one of their treatment packages online or speak to one of the incredible staff members to help you find the best treatments for your needs. With hair removal and nail services offered as well as full massages and facial treatments, you can address all your needs and leave feeling refreshed and ready for anything!

Parksville & Qualicum Beach

The Grotto Spa

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort 1155 Resort Dr, Parksville

While you’re relaxing in beautiful Parksville, you’ll want to take the time to visit BC’s top rated resort spa: The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort. This award winning spa offers guests a wide variety of treatments using products with a focus on all natural, West Coast ingredients. The best part about this spa? The incredible hydropath treatments found in the underground grotto – a breathtaking natural mineral pool with cool splash waterfall and whirlpool for you to enjoy and relax. There’s no doubt that a visit to this spa is rejuvenating.

Comox Valley 

Pacific Mist Spa

Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa 4330 Island Hwy S, Courtenay

When you’re ready for a day at the spa in the Comox Valley, you’ll want to book at Pacific Mist Spa at the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa. This full service spa offers guests a wide variety of unique services and facilities to book and enjoy! Weather you’re looking to relax in their extensive hydrotherapy treatment facilities, like their steam room and steam cave, book a regular or prenatal massage, feel refreshed with a facial or get your hands and feet beach ready with their various care options for hands and feet – you’re sure to find exactly what you need to feel completely relaxed.

The Lost Faucet Sauna House

3455 Cumberland Rd, Courtenay

For centuries, various cultures around the world have relied on the healing power of saunas. Local owner Lisa is a sauna and bathing enthusiast and after spending years searching out the best natural heat therapies all over the world, she came to Courtenay to open The Lost Faucet. Whether you want to bask in an infusion sauna with a relaxing and healing scent (we love eucalyptus), pamper yourself with a natural face mask or just relax in a traditional sauna, The Lost Faucet has all this and more!


Drift Spa

Black Rock Oceanfront Resort: 596 Marine Dr, Ucluelet

While you’re staying on Vancouver Island, one of the best things to do is explore! The Clayoquot Sound where Tofino and Ucluelet are located, on the other side of the Island is such a unique and stunning place to visit. With outdoor activities, restaurants, beaches, breweries and art galleries to explore, this area is a perfect mini getaway! After a great day of kayaking, what better way to unwind than a relaxing trip to a spa? Drift Spa at the Black Rock Oceanfront Resort is where you can find incredible spa services like hot stone massage, hair removal, manicures and pedicures and so much more!