The Forbes Five-Star Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto is an oasis of serenity spanning 30,000 square feet, making it one of the biggest spas in the company.
Four Seasons Hotel Toronto is the company flagship, a striking and elegant hotel in the city’s historic Yorkville neighborhood that opened in 1961. A short walk to shops, restaurants, galleries, and world-class museums, and just minutes from the financial and entertainment districts, Four Seasons Hotel Toronto combines chic sophistication with the ultimate in creature comforts and is famous for exemplary service.
The 55-story hotel and 26-story residential tower feature 259 guest rooms and suites and 210 residential units. The Café Boulud restaurant is considered one of the best in the city, a French brasserie with a seasonally changing menu, while d|bar by Chef Daniel Boulud offers cocktails and casual dining.
The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto
The Forbes Five-Star Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto is an oasis of serenity spanning 30,000 square feet, making it one of the biggest spas in the company. There are 19 treatment rooms, four manicure stations, four pedicure stations, and two hair stations. A retail space offers a curated selection of products – many from local vendors. You’ll also find an indoor swimming pool, hot tub, and eucalyptus steam room, while floor to ceiling windows offer views of the city.
Full spa and wellness services include massage, facials, body treatments, and the Wellness & Bio Bar, short for biohacking, which features a menu of service offerings catering to specific goals centered around four pillars of mental, physical, spiritual and sexual wellness.
Senior Spa Director at Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, Carlos Calvo Rodríguez, originally from San José, Costa Rica, began as a Spa Therapist at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica in 2007. By 2012, he was spearheading the opening of the Spa at Four Seasons Toronto, establishing it as a city landmark. His work took him to global destinations like Doha and Bali, and he boasts a tenure at Shangri-La Hotels in Hong Kong. Recently, Calvo Rodríguez returned to Four Seasons Hotel Toronto, enriching it with his vast cross-cultural wellness expertise.
The large spa employs about 75 team members and averages between 90 – 100 appointments per-day during the week and 120 – 150 appointments per-day on the weekends. The Spa at Four Seasons Toronto has been using the Book4Time software system since it opened in 2012 and was one of the earliest adopters.
Forbes Travel Guide defines the spa as “exactly what you hope from a spa experience — calm, welcoming, friendly and relaxing.” Guests are invited to choose from playlists of music to enjoy during their treatment.
The spa menu features massages, body treatments, facials, hair and nail services, treatments specifically designed for men, and monthly specials. Stand-out menu items include:
FOUR SEASONS AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE
“Ideal for the first-time spa visitor or anyone seeking pure relaxation, our signature massage has been developed by our bodywork specialists to reduce tension, soothe muscles and achieve blissful relaxation. We combine light to medium pressure and a flowing technique, while using your intuitive choice of four seasonal organic oil blends. Our bestselling spa treatment.”
PROBIOTIC BODY SCRUB
“Beginning with a contouring body exfoliation and purifying probiotic scrub, the skin is prepped for a rich shea butter polish application. Luxurious ingredients infused with natural sugar and salt gently buff away dull and dry skin. Through stimulating the lymphatic system and purifying the skin, results speak for themselves leaving a healthy glow.”
SIGNATURE GOLD AND DIAMOND FACIAL
“This oxygen-boosting facial begins with a double cleanse to leave the skin refreshed and hydrated. A customizable peel will be used to accelerate oxygenation of the skin and boost collagen production. Enjoy a relaxing hand and arm massage while a gold infused mask is applied which heals micro-damage and strengthens skin. A second bio-cellulose gold mask is applied and massaged in with rose quartz crystals to tone and tighten skin. This luxurious treatment finishes with an application of our anti-ageing gold serum to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and renew youthful elasticity.”
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