The top 5 salons and spas across Canada

Elmwood Spa
Contact: (877) 284-6348
Location: 18 Elm Street
What to expect: A recent multi-million dollar renovation has ensured the Elmwood Spa is one of Toronto’s most luxe getaways. With four floors of stylish space, they offer a wide variety of treatments including water therapy, massage, facials, manicures, pedicures and a hair salon. Two on-site restaurants allow you to enjoy the day with the luxuries of home.

Hed Salon
Contact: (514) 845-0007
Location: #200-4267 St-Laurent Boulevard
What to expect: The only salon in Quebec that offers the new hair-treatment line from Bumble & Bumble (which teamed up with Estée Lauder to produce the products). Hed salon promotes a relaxed, at-home atmosphere for all clientele—new and old.

Salon Firouzi
Contact: (604) 899-2424
Location: 1268 Homer Street
What to expect: A reader raves about this salon in the heart of Yaletown: “The owner is a true professional. The cuts promote your best features. They’re one of the best out there!” A tested and true styling triumph.

Stillwater Spa at the Hyatt Regency Calgary
Contact: (403) 537-4474
Location: 700 Centre Street, SE
What to expect: If relaxation could be bottled, this would be it! Modern décor and professional service is just the beginning of the Stillwater experience. Imagine any spa treatment and you’re likely ale to find it here. Plush robe and slippers provided, natch.

Contact: (780) 406-7272
Location: A111, 10200-102 Avenue
What to expect: mud baths, aroma steam therapy and laser hair treatment are just some of the affordable treats available at this popular spa. With even a membership point system that you can redeem for services, the staff at Spasation know how to please.

Contact: (613) 482-1211
Location: 105 James Street
What to expect: A retailer for Sothys Paris products, Viorica has an authentic European boutique salon vibe right in the country’s capital. Personal care and attention detail are two bonuses Viorica clients have come to enjoy.

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EDITOR: Laura Flanagan