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Grotto Spa – Tigh-Na-Mara, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

Grotto Spa – Tigh-Na-Mara, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

Grotto Spa – Tigh-Na-Mara, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada — The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort is the #1 Spa in Western Canada, offering signature treatments and services. Featuring 18 treatment rooms, a nail room featuring European Pedicure Thrones and a full service hair salon. The three private day suites for two, feature hand-crafted copper soaker tubs and oversized treatments tables.

At the Grotto Spa, we believe in offering guest experiences that go beyond the expected. Treatments include body wraps, massages, manicures, pedicures, and facials, many with a focus on West Coast natural ingredients. All spa guests receive complimentary access to the Grotto Mineral Pool, on the day of their treatment.

Designed to emulate a natural stone grotto, this 2,500 square foot warm water pool is infused with natural minerals and trace elements which detoxify the body and rejuvenate the spirit. The Grotto Spa Mineral Pool includes a two story waterfall, an invigorating glacial plunge cascade and a non-mineralized whirlpool. After a treatment or dip in the Mineral Pool, guest make their way to the third floor Relaxation Lounge to relax by the fire in their robes and sandals as they enjoy complimentary teas and fresh fruit.

For a unique dining experience available exclusively for guest of the spa, try Endless Tapas at the Grotto Spa’s Treetop Tapas & Grill, overlooking the surround forest.

With 20,000 square feet of spa bliss, we give relaxation a whole new meaning.

Facility

The Grotto will set the mood for the rest of your spa experience. Derived from the Latin phrase, “sanitas per aqua,” the word spa is an acronym literally meaning “health through water.” Following this tradition of caring for the body and soul, soothe your senses in our 2,500 square foot Grotto Mineral Pool, designed to emulate the wonder of a naturally occurring grotto. The Grotto Mineral Pool is a warm water pool is infused with natural minerals and trace elements which detoxify the body and rejuvenate the spirit. In addition, the Mineral Pool area includes a two story waterfall, an invigorating glacial plunge cascade and a non-mineralized whirlpool.

Complimentary use of the Grotto Mineral Pool is included with all spa treatments booked at the Grotto Spa. On its own, the Mineral pool is $40.00 per person.

The Grotto Mineral Pool is a 2,500 square foot warm water pool is infused with natural minerals and trace elements which detoxify the body and rejuvenate the spirit. In addition, the Mineral Pool area includes a two story waterfall, an invigorating glacial plunge cascade and a non-mineralized whirlpool.

Hours

Winter Summer
Monday –Thursday 9am – 8pm 9am – 9pm
Friday 9am – 9pm 9am – 10pm
Saturday 8am – 9pm 8am – 10pm
Sunday 8am – 8pm 8am – 8pm

Winter hours effective as of Sunday September 5th 2010.

Children

The Grotto Spa welcomes guests ages 13 through 18 when accompanied by an adult 19 years or over. Children under 13 in a bridal party are welcome in the lobby of the Grotto Spa and the Hair Salon. Children under 13 are not permitted in the Private Lounges, the Relaxation Lounge, locker room and/or Mineral Pool even if accompanied by an adult.

Spa Tours

All guests are provided a spa tour on arrival. For the comfort and privacy of all spa guests we invite group tours to join us before scheduled services begin and again after services are completed for the day.

Treatments

The Grotto Spa offers guest experiences that go beyond the expected. Treatments include body wraps, massages, scrubs, pedicures, manicures, and facials, many with a focus on West Coast natural ingredients. All guests of the spa receive access to the Grotto Mineral Pool, included with their treatment.

Designed to emulate a natural stone grotto, this 2,500 square foot warm water pool is infused with natural minerals and trace elements which detoxify the body and rejuvenate the spirit. The pool area includes a two story waterfall, an invigorating glacial plunge cascade and a non-mineralized whirlpool.

The Grotto Spa features 18 massage and esthetic treatment rooms, a manicure and pedicure room featuring European Pedicure Thrones and a full service hair salon. The three private couples day suites feature hand-crafted copper soaker tubs and oversized treatment tables.

After a treatment or dip in the Mineral Pool, guests make their way up to the third floor Relaxation Lounges to rest and relax by the fire in their robes and sandals as they enjoy complimentary teas, coffee and fresh fruit.

With 20,000 square feet of bliss, we give relaxation a whole new meaning. Rated the #1 Spa on in Western Canada by Spas of America.

Winter Specials

  • Free Cut With Colour: Available until March 9th, 2012
    New Year… New You! Start the year off in style – Receive a complimentary Haircut & Style with your Hair Colour Service.

  • Exchange and Replace – Jane Iredale Mineral Cosmetics:
    Help us take a green step forward. Bring in your empty/used Mineral Foundation case (Amazing Base Loose Minerals, PurePressed Minerals or Liquid Minerals) and receive $5 off your replacement, plus we will have your old case recycled.

  • Chi Enviro Hair Smoothing Treatment Save $100: Available until March 9th, 2012
    This is a revolutionary safe treatment that is easy, simple, and fast and can eliminate up to 95% of frizz while making curly hair more manageable. CHI Enviro is formulated with amino acids, proteins, silk and pearl to leave the hair healthier, stronger, and smoother, while adding amazing shine. For hair that is shinier, silkier and more manageable, try CHI Enviro Smoothing today. On Special for $150, regular $250.

  • Parksvile Uncorked Spa Treatments: Available until February 29th, 2012
    To celebrate the 4th annual Parksville Uncorked Food & Wine Festival, we have paired the DiVine Collection from Eminence Organic Skincare with our award winning treatments. Ripe with polyphenols, Hungary’s famous Tokay Ice Wine Grapes fortify, tone, and restore dynamism to the skin; while decadent champagne grapes helps fight free radicals and provide the appearance of younger, healthier skin.

Nail Services

Pedicures are performed in our luxurious reclining thrones featuring jetted foot-soak tubs, heat and back massage rollers.

  • Grotto Signature Nail Essentials: 45 minutes, $125
    Nestle into our state of the art pedicure throne, while two aestheticians simultaneously perform a classic manicure and pedicure treatment; including hand, arm and lower leg massage. Finish with your choice of perfectly applied polish or natural nail buff.

  • Grotto Signature Pedicure: 75 minutes, $95
    Begin with a gentle sea salt exfoliation to remove dry skin, your nails and cuticles are then expertly groomed. Dry, cracked heels are smoothed in preparation for a hydrating foot mask, warm paraffin dip and pressure point foot, hand and arm massage. Finish with your choice of perfectly applied polish or natural nail buff.

  • Coastal Wonder Pedicure: 60 minutes, $85
    Pacific organic seaweed and glacial clay combine to enrich and replenish the skin with minerals. Begin with a gentle sea salt exfoliation followed by a clay foot masque, including hand, arm and lower leg massage. Finish with your choice of perfectly applied polish or natural nail buff.

  • Feet First Pedicure: 60 minutes, $85
    A true retreat for soles in high demand, this pedicure uses an exfoliant to smooth dry, cracked heels, remove calluses and improve circulation. Nails and cuticles are expertly groomed and followed by a hand, arm and lower leg massage. A natural nail buff leaves feet smooth and revitalized.

  • Sea Silk Manicure: 60 minutes, $75
    A refining sea salt exfoliation and seaweed mineral masque will leave dry hands smooth and renewed. Nails and cuticles are expertly groomed. Finish with your choice of perfectly applied polish or natural nail buff.

  • Spa Rituals Manicure: 45 minutes, $55
    Meticulously groomed hands are beautiful hands! Cuticles are soaked and trimmed, nails are shaped, hands and arms are massaged. Finish with your choice of perfectly applied polish or natural nail buff.

Body Treatments

The Grotto Spa blends professional products indigenous to the British Columbia West Coast with the best spa therapies in the industry. Our body treatments hydrate, detoxify, exfoliate and replenish nutrients to the skin, to promote overall well being.

  • Grotto Signature Seaweed Experience: 90 minutes, $190
    Indulge your whole self in Vancouver Island’s pure organic seaweed. Reveal soft supple skin with a gentle exfoliation and relax while cocooned in our Signature wrap. Complete your journey with our luxurious seaweed infused full body relaxation massage. A hydrating facial masque enhances this treatment.

  • Grotto Signature Pacific Body Balance: 90 minutes, $190
    Rediscover balance with indigenous earth elements found in glacial clay; begin your experience with a sea salt exfoliation and detoxify in a thermal layer wrap. A hydrating facial masque enhances this treatment. Finish with refreshed skin from a nourishing body butter massage.

  • Clarifying Back Treatment: 60 minutes, $110
    This detoxifying back treatment refreshes neglected skin. The back is thoroughly cleansed and exfoliated to eliminate impurities, refine pores and re-balance skin tone. A nourishing massage leaves the skin smooth and balanced.

  • BC Seaweed Wrap: 60 minutes, $110
    Local, hand harvested seaweed rich in nutrients, naturally detoxifies your body while you are wrapped. Enjoy the added benefits of a hydrating facial masque before finishing with a rich lotion application resulting in smooth, supple, healthy looking skin.

  • Glacial Clay Wrap: 60 minutes, $110
    A gently detoxifying, mineral rich clay wrap begins this experience; the profound healing effects of this nourishing clay are complimented by a hydrating facial masque and a body butter application.

  • Coastal Lavender Wrap: 60 minutes, $110
    A soothing body wrap to soften skin using a trio of body butters blended with soy extract and lavender essential oil. Benefits include even skin tone and exceptional hydration. Your treatment includes a facial masque and a full body lavender soy lotion application.

  • BC Seaweed Glow: 60 minutes, $105
    Using a combination of organic Vancouver Island seaweeds, this gentle exfoliation is designed to stimulate circulation, resulting in smooth and refined skin texture. A nourishing seaweed lotion application completes this treatment.

  • Lavender Soy Glow: 60 minutes, $105
    Jojoba beads and apricot seed powder gently exfoliate the skin, while re-balancing tone and texture. A lavender lotion application soothes and moisturizes.

  • Pacific Sea Salt Glow: 60 minutes, $105
    Combining essential oils with the detoxifying properties of organic green tea, west coast seaweed and salts, this invigorating body scrub is complimented by a hydrating body butter application, leaving the skin with long lasting radiance.

Facials

Our facials at the Grotto Spa are designed to renew the health and beauty of your skin. Customize your facial even further by adding skin specific treatment enhancements or our state of the art hydrotherapy tub that can be reserved in conjunction with any facial.

  • Grotto Signature Facial: 90 minutes, $165
    Restore your skin with our most sought-after facial! Ease into relaxation with our deluxe Mandarin Mint Scalp Infusion. Your face is then treated with fresh organic ingredients for a renewed complexion and finish with our warming pressure point foot stimulation. Replenished skin is aglow after this complete head to toe re-balance.

  • Micro Polishing Facial: 75 minutes, $145
    Purify, refresh and smooth congested or dull skin with an organic pear & poppy seed micro-exfoliation. Dermal-exfoliation is done manually to promote cellular regeneration leaving your skin with a healthy fresh glow.

  • Soothing Sea Facial: 75 minutes, $145
    Designed for sensitive, acneic and rosacea skin types, this facial uses pure organic sea ingredients from Vancouver Island to soothe and cleanse the most sensitive skin.

  • Recharging Men’s Facial: 60 minutes, $110
    A revitalizing deep cleansing treatment designed to address the specific skin care needs of men. Your skin will be smooth, fresh and re-hydrated. Warmed towels and a thorough neck and shoulder massage complete this treatment.

  • Custom Regime Facial: 60 minutes, $110
    Regular facials keep skin balanced and naturally glowing. This treatment is ideal between treatment facials and is a great way to introduce or maintain a healthy skin care regime.

  • Biodynamic Facial: 60 minutes, $110
    Pamper your skin with the purest facial on earth.
    Using only the finest ingredients Mother Nature has to offer, the Éminence Biodynamic Facial offers a gentler approach to skin care—suitable for even the most sensitive skin types. Experience the toning and hydrating effects of calendula and eucalyptus oils to leave the skin feeling soft and silky. Soak up essential vitamins and antioxidants of hawthorn and bearberry to help heal and restore. Active masques refine and rejuvenate with radish seed, primrose and melon. Complete your facial with the protective properties of apricot and echinacea leaving your skin looking younger, healthier and completely renewed—just the way Mother Nature intended.

  • Calm Skin VitaSkin Facial : 60 minutes, $115
    For Sensitive & Rosacea Prone Skin. Get out of the red and into the clear by calming sensitive skin and the appearance of redness and inflammation naturally.

  • Clear Skin VitaSkin Facial : 60 minutes, $115
    For Acne Prone Skin. Say goodbye to problem skin and hello to a radiantly clear complexion with clarifying and calming ingredients to eliminate the signs of acne.

  • Firm Skin VitaSkin Facial : 60 minutes, $115
    For Anti-Aging Benefits. Turn back the hands of time with natural ingredients to reveal luminous, youthful skin that boasts the appearance of fewer lines and wrinkles.

Massage

Listening carefully to your concerns, your treatment provider will design a massage treatment to your specific needs.

  • Grotto Signature Massage: 90 minutes, $190
    Customize this relaxation massage to effectively melt away stress and tension. This exclusive experience is complimented with our Grotto Signature Mandarin Mint Scalp Infusion and pressure point foot stimulation, for complete head to toe relaxation.

  • Soothing Stone Therapy Massage: 90 minutes, $190
    Truly a nurturing massage using marble, basalt or a combination of hot & cold stones. This treatment relaxes both the mind and body by balancing the chakras, boosting the immune system and improving circulation.

  • Expectant Mother Massage: 60 minutes, $140 and 90 minutes, $195
    Soothe aches, tension and pressure with a massage tailored to your growing belly. Our customized cushioning system supports all the places necessary to provide you the comfort and relaxation you deserve.

  • Therapeutic Massage: 60 minutes, $140 and 90 minutes, $195
    Performed exclusively by our Registered Massage Therapists (RMT), this treatment addresses specialized health concerns.

  • Massages for Two: 60 minutes, $140 and 90 minutes, $195
    A classic full-body relaxation massage in the privacy of one of our exclusive Grotto Spa Suites for two.

  • Grotto Custom Massage: 60 minutes, $125 and 90 minutes, $180
    Whether you desire a deeply relaxing experience, a more invigorating treatment or something in between, a consultation with your provider will result in a fully customized massage.

Spa Packages

Whether you are looking for a daytime escape, a getaway with girlfriends or a weekend retreat, the Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara is the perfect place to re-charge.

The Grotto Spa features 18 treatment rooms, a manicure and pedicure room featuring luxurious European Pedicure Thrones and a full service hair salon. The three private couples day suites feature hand-crafted copper soaker tubs and oversized treatment tables.

After a treatment or dip in the Mineral Pool, guests make their way up to the third floor Relaxation Lounges to rest and relax by the fire in their robes and sandals as they enjoy complimentary teas, coffee and fresh fruit. With 20,000 square feet of bliss, we give relaxation a whole new meaning.

Surrounded by 22-acres of forest, rich in Douglas fir and Arbutus trees and bordered by three kilometers of sandy beaches, Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort is miles away from everything. All 192 units are handcrafted log construction, built with real Fir and Cedar logs. There are a variety of room styles to choose from including spa bungalows, oceanview suites and authentic log cabins with wood burning fireplaces.

The lengthy, sandy, tidal flat beach lining the property allows guests to enjoy the waters of the Strait of Georgia. When the tide goes out warm tidal pools are left behind and can heat up to 70 degrees in the summertime. Scattered in these pools guests of all ages will be happy to discover starfish, sand dollars, tiny fish and crabs. The resort also features an indoor swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna, fitness facility, tennis courts, volleyball, table tennis and horseshoes.

The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara is the Natural Choice for Relaxation.

Grotto Spa – Tigh-Na-Mara, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
1155 Resort Drive, Parksville, BC V9P 2E3, Canada
Phone: 250-248-1838
Email: relax@grottospa.com
Website: www.grottospa.com

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