The city of Toronto is bursting at the seams with experiences and activities guaranteed to elevate your heart rate and satisfy every adrenaline junkie, but sometimes you need to take a break and pamper yourself with a eucalyptus steam or a hot stone massage.

Whether you are facing the stress of back to school, back to work, suffering from the post-summer holiday blues or are just ready to hit the restart button - it's time to relax and rejuvenate with a spa day. From hydro therapies to body scrubs, massages to facials, these top spas in Toronto have all you need to make to make a therapeutic transition from summer to fall.

Hammam Spa

Escape your everyday with a visit to Hammam Spa. From the Middle Eastern décor to the signature treatments, you'll truly find your city escape in the heart of downtown Toronto. Partake in the Hammam Turkish Bath, one of the oldest cleansing traditions in the world, where you will be bathed with eucalyptus black soap and warm and cool water on a heated marble table. Detoxify your body and relax your muscles with a hammam steam ritual or opt for a traditional massage with a registered massage therapist. You'll find every service needed to fully pamper yourself.

Body Blitz

Nothing is more relaxing than hydrotherapy and for Toronto's premier water treatments Body Blitz is the best destination in the city. Indulge in a signature service from their extensive spa menu, ranging from massages, scrubs and muds. All spa services come with pool access and their waters circuit is curated to relax and rejuvenate. Starting with a Dead Sea salt pool, mixing eucalyptus steams, saunas and hot Epsom salt pools, punctuated with a cold plunge to invigorate your body. Body Blitz is a female-only environment, ensuring even the most self-conscious ladies feel comfortable while making a splash in these pools.

The Spa at Four Seasons

For second-to-none luxury spa experiences, visit The Spa at Four Seasons in Yorkville. Their spa offerings include massage and scrub services, wellness services, as well as relaxation experiences. Unwind in their indoor relaxation pool and whirlpool, release your tension with a Himalayan salt stone massage, rejuvenate with a signature body scrub and find your spiritual guide with a psychic reading. When your treatment's finished, you'll take in one of the best views of the city skyline from their outdoor relaxation deck.

Elmwood Spa

Create your perfect spa retreat at Toronto's urban oasis - the Elmwood Spa. With half, full and couples retreats available, indulge in water therapies, facials, massages, body services, manicures, pedicures and more. Feeling peckish? Treat yourself to a juice from the Juice Bar between services, chow down on Thai food at the Bangkok Garden or cap your day off with a glass of vino on the Terrace Restaurant. You'll enjoy a luxurious day of treatments from start to finish on your next visit to the Elmwood Spa.

Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie Paris

Located within the posh Shangri-la Hotel, the Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie Paris is the epitome of sophistication. Combining traditional Hammam and Gommage treatments, with Caudalie of Paris' signature vinotherapie services you'll be transported from ancient Middle Eastern rituals to Parisian vineyards all in one visit. Lavish in face and body, grape and grapevine treatments to experience firsthand the exceptional anti-oxidant properties. The Miraj Hammam offers wellness retreats to detoxify, regenerate, relax and indulge.

Spa My Blend by Clarins

Pamper yourself with a visit to Spa My Blend by Clarins. Explore a variety of massage techniques from around the world, including Shiatsu, Thai, Reiki, Craniosacral, Reflexology and Lomi Lomi. Along with premier spa services, your visit to Spa My Blend gains you access to the pool, hot tub, sauna, steam room and more! Not enough time for a half or full day at the spa? Treat yourself with a signature champagne manicure or pedicure.

The Spa at the Old Mill

Plan your retreat from reality at the Spa at the Old Mill.Their luxurious range of spa services include personalize facials, registered massage, body treatments and alternative therapies such as osteopathic treatment, aromatherapy massage, reflexology and Reiki therapy. For a one-of-a-kind experience, try their halotherapy (salt therapy) services, proven to help respiratory issues, skin conditions and boost your immune system.

Ste. Anne's

If you're willing to travel, Ste. Anne's is well worth the short drive from Toronto. With its all-inclusive spa packages, St. Anne's is recognized as one of the premier spa resorts in Ontario. Choose between an overnight or day spa getaway then slip into a robe and explore the rustic spa cottages sitting on more than 400 acres of scenic countryside. The spa's offerings include: body services, massages (including a canna-massage), hydrotherapy and even wellness classes. Spending the night? Stay in the Main Inn or one of the Spa Cottages and explore the surrounding facilities available to you. You'll leave relaxed, rejuvenated and ready to take on the world!

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