Canada is the second largest country in the world that shares the land borders of northwest and south United States. The average winter months here made it popular to many tourists to do winter activities. A number of winter getaways in Canada assures the best time of hitting the slopes as well as relaxing at the popular resorts. Among the winter getaway spots to entice many tourists are:
Mont Tremblant Ski Resort
Mont Tremblant is the highest peak in Laurentians located mainly in Quebec. Mont Tremblant Ski Resort lies on this mountain wherein an excellent ski condition is popularly known. The mountain has 94 runs that overlook the countryside and is just 1:30 hour drive from Montreal. It offers a wide range of winter activities such as sleigh rides, ice climbing, downhill skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling, snowboarding, horseback riding, cross country skiing and helicopter tours.
Snowboard enthusiasts will enjoy the 620 acres of skiable terrain, 18 acres of ramps, jumps and rails with Olympic calibre superpipe. Also, the Adrenaline Park at South Side showcases different ski styles and dimensions. Ski valet are located right of the Gondola wherein visitors can store their equipments. Those who want to go hiking can access the 94 trails with 17 novice runs and 31 intermediate trails. The resort offers an instant natural snow with their snowmaking system of 1037 snow guns. There are also lift system that handles 27,230 skiers per hour.
Mont Tremblant Ski Resort provides lunch spots like the Crepes Bretonnes bar, la Fourchette du Diable on the northern part and le Chalet des Voyageurs on the south.
Tourists can take advantage of the indoor activities. There are indoor pools, shops, restaurants, spas and a daycare center called Kidz Club. Lodging is never a problem. Mount Remblant has over 30 overnight stay accommodations.
Willow Stream Spa
Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Banff Springs is a relaxing getaway rated as one of the top spas by Conde Nast Traveler. Fairmont Spa accepts adults only for a special treatment on their spas with the help of message therapists and aestheticians.
Guests can stay at the mineral pools, Aromatherapy steam room and guest rooms that overviews the scenic valleys and mountains surrounding the place. Willow Stream’s sacred waters gives a healing power as well as the mountain’s energy help balances body rhythms to awake your senses. Spa facilities include a Deluxe Couples suite, Men’s and Ladies Spa locker areas, Lounges, Men’s and Ladies whirlpools, Eucalyptus inhalation rooms, saunas, Spa terraces and food service lounge.
A splash of heated water can be enjoyed at the Aquatic Center. This includes a 20-meters outdoor pool, indoor hot tub, 32-metre lap pool and a children’s wading pool.
Willow Stream fitness center are equipped with Machine and Free weights, Stationary bikes, Treadmills, Yoga mats, blocks and straps. Visitors are handled by Trainers for personal training and fitness assessments.
Horseshoe Resort in Horshoe Valley Ontario offers a world-class spa and recreational spot. It is situated on 1600 acres of land just one hour north of Toronto. Visitors can do snowmobiling, hiking and snowshoeing. The resort also offers great ski hills, trails and golf courses all year round.
Guests who want full relaxation can have a service of the resort’s salon, spa and sauna. Games room, gift shops and live entertainment are also available for a day of pleasurable fun.
Horseshoe Resort provides restaurant and dining areas like the Silks fine dining, Fireside Cafe and the Crazy Horse Saloon. Choose from the available lodging areas nearby that include a horseshoe room, parlour suite and loft suite.
The extraordinary activities of these resorts give an outstanding pleasure to most of winter day lovers and sports enthusiasts. Tourists can transform their weekend winter getaway into a pampering heaven with the popular winter spots in Canada.