A natural wonderland and UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff National Park is home to glacier-fed lakes, jagged alpine landscapes, wild coniferous forests and majestic ice fields. With an expansive 664,100 hectares to explore, it’s no surprise that Banff is famous for its natural splendours and the activities that go along with them – think world-class mountain climbing, hiking and dogsledding (just to name a few). After a muscle-busting day of outdoor exercise you’ll be aching to come home to some serious spa time.
You’ll find secluded hotels across this vast landscape that bring tranquility unlike anywhere else in Canada. You might just want to skip the action altogether and think of Banff as a peaceful getaway for rejuvenating the mind, body and soul. From hot-stone massages and moose-themed décor to indulgent mountainside treatments tailored specifically to weary travelers, we’ve rounded up five Banff spa hotels that set the standard for total body bliss in the Canadian Rockies.