It turns out that you don't have to go all the way to Scandinavia to enjoy a Scandinavian spa. For those who live in North America, it is possible to find peaceful, natural hot and cold baths in the resort town of Mont-Tremblant. Venture to the city on the shores of Diable River (Rivière du Diable) for an energizing experience in Canada's beautiful Laurentian Mountains.
Mont-Tremblant, located at the base of the "trembling mountain" that bears the same name, is a vacation destination of truly international acclaim. Sitting just 81 miles northwest of Montreal, Mont-Tremblant offers an easily accessible combination of world-class resorts and hotels mixed with pristine wilderness, beautiful night skies, and relaxing vistas. Whether you enjoy hiking or skiing, shopping or dining, Mont-Tremblant has something to offer everyone. Mont-Tremblant is also home to several five-star Scandinavian spas, bringing European luxury and wellness practices to North America.
What better way to enjoy the breath-taking scenery of rural Canada than from the comfort of a Scandinavian spa? What makes Mont-Tremblant unique is its combination of traditional Scandinavian facilities and natural amenities. Guests are free to freshen up in hot baths and icy water falls or they can choose to swim in the pristine Rivière du Diable. They can enjoy the benefits of thermotherapy while basking at the foot of the trembling mountain.
When you are ready to relax, you can kick back in a tree hammock or find a cozy spot near a pool. Of course, if you need a more active form of relaxation, you can find an expert massage therapist and opt for a Swedish, Thai, deep tissue, or volcanic stone massage. Manicures, pedicures, hand and foot treatments, makeup services, and exfoliation experts are all available for your relaxation as well. Invigorate, cleanse, and refresh in the natural beauty of Mont-Tremblant.
Mont-Tremblant is known not just for its fine dining, but for its affordable fine dining. Enjoy food from all over the world, prepared by master chefs, in both formal and casual settings. Whatever your gastronomic desires may be, Mont-Tremblant offers the perfect eatery to meet your needs. Seafood, in particular, is a specialty in the mountain city.
Almost every hotel in Mont-Tremblant offers a different experience. From traditional bed and breakfast establishments to world-class resort facilities, there is a hotel in Mont-Tremblant to meet the preference of every visitor. Some are rustic, some are chic, many are quaint, and all are exceptional. Regardless of which hotel you choose to stay at, your time in Mont-Tremblant will be magical.
Whether you like it cold and snowy or warm and sunny, Mont-Tremblant has you covered. You can ski in the winter, lounge under the stars in the summer, and have a great time all year long. Mont-Tremblant is a picturesque European mountain village tucked into the heart of the Laurentian Mountains in North America. Experience a truly memorable getaway in the spas or on the slopes of Mont-Tremblant.
Douglas Young is a busy nature photographer. He likes to write about his travels to post on the web. His articles are available mainly on vacation websites.