Unwind, Relax at The Best Luxury Ontario Spa Resorts

Photo courtesy Burning Springs Spa @ Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview

No stranger to unwinding and relaxing, travel and lifestyles writer Kim Kerr shares a few of the best luxury Ontario spa resorts

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Looking for a spa getaway that combines relaxation, rejuvenation, with a healthy dose of luxury?  If so, Ontario’s got you covered.

From culturally inspired experiences to treatments that utilize locally sourced natural ingredients, the province’s best spa resorts provide no end of luxurious and invigorating escapes.

Whether you’re looking for a fun romantic weekend getaway or an extended retreat with friends, consider visiting one of these luxury Ontario spa sorts for an unforgettable experience.


The Best Luxury Ontario Spa Resorts


HydroSpa Muskoka @ JW Marriott The Rosseau Resort & Spa, Minett   

Located in the heart of Ontario’s beautiful Cottage Country region, an escape to the luxe JW Marriott The Rosseau Resort & Spa is certainly a great investment of your time. Located near the village of Minett, this 4-star resort offers a luxurious escape with breathtaking views of Muskoka’s ritziest waterfront properties on Lake Rosseau.

A highlight of a stay in what’s undoubtedly one of our favorite luxury resorts in Muskoka is spending time at the resort’s first-rate spa. HydroSpa Muskoka is renowned for its water-inspired and innovative treatments, including the popular Maple Sugar Body Scrub. Using locally produced real maple syrup, this unique treatment softens the skin as it exfoliates and moisturizes.

You’ll also want to spend time doing the HydroSpa Water Circuit. This fun, relaxing session includes a variety of plunge pools and heated waterfalls and is guaranteed to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

Read our feature article on HydroSpa Muskoka for further inspiration.  

Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information, visit JW Marriott The Rosseau Resort & Spa


Hockley Valley Spa @ Hockley Valley Resort, Mono  

 Situated in the pretty rolling hills of Hockley Valley just 90 minutes’ drive north of Toronto, Hockley Valley Resort has a variety of fun activities and quality amenities to commend it. In addition to its 18-hole championship golf course and popular ski hill, the resort boasts one of the best full-service spas in Central Ontario.

Hockley Valley Spa focuses on eco-friendly and organic treatments using local ingredients, such as the Hockley Signature Scrub, which features a blend of lavender, chamomile, and honey sourced from nearby farms.

The spa also offers a unique service called the Vinotherapy Treatment, which uses the natural antioxidants found in grapes and wine to nourish and rejuvenate the skin. This luxurious treatment includes a full-body scrub, wrap, and massage, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information about one of the best luxury spa resorts in Ontario, visit Hockley Valley Resort


Burning Springs Spa @ Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa  

Perched on the edge of the Niagara Escarpment and offering stunning views of the Falls, Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa is a great place to visit for a spa-cation. The hotel’s spa and wellness area, Burning Springs Spa & Thermal Pools, offers a range of treatments inspired by the natural wonders of the Niagara Region.

The spa’s signature treatment, Niagara Vino Therapy, is a luxurious experience incorporating grape seed oil, wine extracts, and wine-infused body products that nourishes and rejuvenates the skin.

You’ll also want to try the Falls Fusion Massage. This unique blend of Swedish massage, hot stone therapy, and aromatherapy uses essential oils derived from local botanicals to relax and reconnect you with the natural beauty of Niagara Falls.

 Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information, visit Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa


Q Spa @ 124 on Queen Hotel & Spa, Niagara-on-the-Lake  

Located in the charming town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, 124 on Queen Hotel & Spa offers a luxurious Ontario escape boasting personalized service and unique treatments. The hotel’s Q Spa is one of the best in the Niagara Region and offers a variety of unique revitalizing treatments.

One of our favorites is the Vineland Wine and Honey Wrap. This luxuriant treatment incorporates locally sourced wine and honey to create an antioxidant-rich experience that nourishes and hydrates the skin. If you can squeeze in a second treatment, make it the Chocolate Decadence Body Treatment. This unique experience uses cocoa-based products to exfoliate, nourish, and hydrate your skin, leaving it soft and smooth… and with a delightful chocolate aroma.

Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information, visit 124 on Queen Hotel & Spa  


The Briars Spa @ The Briars Resort & Spa, Jacksons Point

Situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Simcoe an hour’s drive east of the city of Barrie, The Briars Resort & Spaoffers a peaceful retreat. A highlight of a stay here is paying a visit to The Briars Spa to experience a wide array of treatments to detoxify and rejuvenate the body.

One of the most popular is the relaxing Lavender Dreams treatment, which incorporates locally sourced lavender essential oil, a full-body scrub, a soothing massage, and a warm lavender-infused body wrap to create a truly tranquil experience.

 Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information, visit The Briars Resort & Spa


Amba Spa @ Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville

One of the top luxury resorts in Huntsville, Deerhurst Resort is an idyllic getaway that promises rejuvenation and relaxation. One of the oldest and best-known resorts in Muskoka, the property famously hosted world leaders at the 2010 G8 summit.

And if they didn’t visit the resort’s Amba Spa, they certainly should have. This luxe facility offers a variety of unique treatments and services designed to nourish both the body and soul. Popular options include the Maple Sugar Scrub, a luxurious body treatment utilizing locally sourced maple sugar to exfoliate and nourish the skin, followed by a hydrating maple-infused lotion application.

For the ultimate in relaxation, try the Hot Stone Massage, which combines heated basalt stones with a soothing massage, melting away tension and stress. Deerhurst Resort also offers customized facial treatments, tailored to individual skin types, ensuring a radiant complexion for every guest. A variety of excellent couples’ options are also available.

Deerhurst also offers a variety of excellent dining experiences, too. Our favorite is Eclipse Restaurant, a fine dining establishment that just so happens to rank as one of the best restaurants in Huntsville.

Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information, visit Deerhurst Resort


The Spa @ Rawley Resort, Spa, Marina, Port Severn

Situated on the Trent-Severn Waterway, Rawley Resort, Spa, Marina offers a restful escape from the hustle of everyday life, especially if you combine with your stay with a visit to the resort’s first-rate spa. A member of the exclusive Leading Spas of Canada group, the signature treatment here consists of a unique body wrap with a detoxifying seaweed mask, warm aromatic towels, and a soothing scalp massage to promote deep relaxation.

You’ll also want to try their Georgian Bay stone massage which incorporates granite stones and warm essential oils for a uniquely restorative therapy. The spa also offers a great facial, a powerful antioxidant treatment designed to delay the signs of aging and provide a youthful glow.

Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information, visit Rawley Resort, Spa, Marina


Falling Water Spa @ Trillium Resort & Spa, Port Sydney

Surrounded by 86 acres of woodland just a few miles south of Huntsville, Trillium Resort & Spa is something of a sanctuary for those seeking a dose of relaxation and rejuvenation. The resort’s Water Spa offers a unique and innovative hydrotherapy experience featuring a therapeutic waterfall, hydro-jet massage stations, and a soothing mineral bath, all set against a charming natural backdrop.

The Bamboo Bliss Massage is a must-try, incorporating heated bamboo stalks and expert massage techniques to relieve muscle tension and stimulate circulation. The spa’s specialized Oxygenating Facial is designed to revitalize and regenerate the skin, using a combination of pure oxygen, vitamins, and antioxidants to deliver a healthy, radiant complexion.

Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information, visit Trillium Resort & Spa  


The Spa @ Touchstone Resort, Bracebridge

Located just a few miles west of the town of Bracebridge, Touchstone Resort‘s award-winning spa offers a variety of holistic treatments and services. The spa’s signature treatment, the Touchstone Elemental Ritual, combines the four elements of earth, water, air, and fire to create a sensory journey that restores balance and harmony to the body and mind.

Cutting-edge treatments worth trying to include the indulgent Gemstone Therapy, which uses semi-precious stones to release blocked energy and improve overall well-being. In need of deep relaxation? The Touchstone Sound Bath immerses you in soothing vibrations and healing frequencies, promoting a state of profound tranquility.

In addition to these unique offerings, the spa also offers massages, facials, and body wraps, all customized to cater to your individual preferences.

Riley Recommends: For the latest reviews, rates, and general information about one of the best luxury Ontario Spa resorts, visit Touchstone Resort




Kim Kerr is a luxury lifestyles writer and Co-Founder of Riley International Media.

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