Bota Bota

Old Montreal
Spa

Long before Bota Bota opened as an urban wellness hub in December 2010, the 45,000-square-foot floating spa had stints as an active ferryboat, and even a showboat. Refurbished by Jean Pelland of Sid Lee Architecture to include 21 treatment rooms, 6 terraces, 5 decks, and a range of saunas, showers, steam rooms, and indoor and outdoor whirlpools, this co-ed spa docked on the St. Lawrence River in Old Montreal is an extraordinary place to relax while taking in views of the old city. (The scenery is beautiful any time of the year, day or night, but it’s particularly spectacular at sunset.) The Nordic bath circuit (access starts at $39) is the place to start, with 44 different services to choose from (massages, facials, mani-pedi) after that.

Bota Bota
Entrance at the corner of De la Commune and McGill, Promenade du Vieux-PortMontreal, Canada
514-284-0333

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