Best Nordic Spas in Quebec City: Which to Visit?

It’s Time to Plan an Escape to These Luxurious Spas in Quebec City…

Spas in Quebec City embrace Nordic traditions. Lush summer gardens, vibrant fall foliage, and crispy winter scenes provide stunning backdrops. Cafés and bistros often serve Nordic and boréal menus featuring local ingredients. While treatments vary from spa to spa, each one offers a luxurious escape from the chaos of everyday life.

Here are some of the best spas in Quebec City, a must-do activity while in the province.

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Sky Spa Quebec

On the 17th floor of Complexe Jules-Dallaire in Ste Foy, Sky Spa Quebec opened its doors in 2011. Embrace the ice-cold waterfall, and soak in whirlpools or the plunge pool. The views of Quebec City and the Laurentian mountains are beautiful from here.

The thermotherapy experience also includes Finnish saunas, steam rooms, and relaxation areas. There are several massage treatments available, as well as a café.

Strøm Spa

A short walk from Petit-Champlain in Old Québec, Strøm Spa is one of the most popular Nordic spas in Quebec City. It’s also the largest. The outdoor floatation bath and garden have a lovely view of the Saint-Lawrence River. 

The spa’s services include massage therapy, body wraps, facials, manicures and pedicures. The bistro serves Nordic cuisine, and the boutique has boreal skin care products. Spa packages are the best way to get the most out of your visit. Weekdays, after 5 pm, is the most affordable time to go to Strøm Spa.

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Spa du Littoral

Spa du Littoral is the best spa in Quebec City for a relaxing getaway. It’s a charming hotel spa located just off the Corridor du Littoral hiking and cycling path in Beauport. An 11-minute drive from Old Quebec. Spend a day or book a room for a night or two and treat yourself to a relaxing getaway.

The spa offers several massage options: lomi lomi, amma, side by side, and pregnancy, to name a couple. The facial options are equally impressive. They also have waxing, manicures, pedicures, and body wraps.

Sibéria Spa

Among the best spa resorts Quebec can offer is Sibéria Spa. Inspired by Scandinavian spa traditions and techniques, Sibéria is a destination spa. Begin with a steam bath, dry sauna or infrared therapy. Then plunge into a cold bath with a waterfall or la rivière Jaune. Ending your experience relaxing in a hammock in a Siberian yurt, in the lodge, or by the river.

The massage menu is fabulous, and the spa’s healthy café resides in an old church. It’s time to lap up some luxury as a family, couple, or on your own.

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Nordique Spa Stoneham, one of the best spas in Quebec City

Since opening in 2005, Nordique Spa Stoneham was the first spa in Quebec to offer Aufguss sauna. Located near Jacques-Cartier river, the spa is a glorious escape from the city.

Spend a day in luxury, or book a tiny house (which includes access to the Nordic baths). Soak in a hot tub, and lay in a hammock by the river. Try a Swedish massage, or enjoy a massage outdoors surrounded by trees (summer only). The spa has a bistro with a healthy menu of salads, sandwiches, and light snacks. 

Visiting the spa resorts Quebec offer is a lovely way to treat yourself while on vacation. Many allow children during specific time periods and offer specialized pregnancy massages. Quebec City’s Nordic spas offer an impressive array of services, more than hotel spas. They are also more affordable. A perfect way to detox from the demands of life!

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Passionate about travel and food, Jennifer Doré Dallas is a freelance travel writer, author and creator since 2010. On top of this amazing Chasing Poutine blog, she also founded Moi, mes souliers in 2010 and she is the author/co-author of around two dozen Lonely Planet, Ulysse and Parfum d'encre travel guidebooks, in addition to having contributed to other books and hundreds of tourism and Web platforms, magazines, DMOs and Websites over the years. As a lecturer in Web writing and SEO for a Quebec college and consultant for various companies and DMOs, she loves combining technological advances with the classic beauty of words, and is a member of TMAC, SATW, NATJA and IFTWTA!

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