Get In Shape at Spa Eastman
By Anita Draycott
Spa Eastman was known as the first health and wellness resort in Canada when it opened in 1977; it was recently awarded “The Best Spa in Canada” by Spafinder’s 2015 Wellness Travel Awards in all categories combined.
Located in the Eastern Townships, about an hour from Montréal, seven pavilions house 44 distinctive rooms around a pond with views of Mont-Orford. The Health Immersion Package starts with a session with your health coach to determine goals. You will also have consultations with the spa’s naturopath, nurse and kinesiologist, Your regimen includes three gourmet “tonic” meals and numerous daily activities such as hikes, fitness classes, workshops and use of various baths, pools and saunas. Unique extra treatments include Watsu, a massage performed in a warm pool and Kobido, a Japanese anti-stress reliever using acupressure and bamboo. Spa Eastman will customize packages depending upon your goals. Their mandate is to send home a healthier, better-informed customer