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Grail Springs

From $163 Night/room Canada, Ontario

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Grail Springs is a small boutique hotel, health spa & wellness retreat in Bancroft, north of Toronto. Renew your commitment to health & wellbeing and get your life back on track at this extraordinary health spa retreat. This chic luxury hotel focuses on Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability, where one can seek, find and experience a renewed sense of reconnection, rejuvenation and restoration. Rediscover the essential harmony between mind, body and spirit while being personally guided through their comprehensive wellness retreat programmes.

A private 100-acre sanctuary beside a curative spring lake sitting on massive deposits of healing quartz crystals, magnetite and other gems, Bancroft is worlds apart from other spa retreat locations. Relaxation is inspired by the natural surroundings, submerged in a magical forest with secret groves, hidden crystal outcrops and a network of hiking and horseback trails. Woven into your Grail Springs experience is a programme of detox body cleansing, weight loss, juice fasting, colonics, energy healing, yoga, meditation, Pilates, life coaching and spiritual guidance. The wonderful combination of nature, treatments and luxury sets this chic retreat high above the rest. Choose from a short 2-night weekend getaway to a 21-night life transforming wellness retreat vacation, all designed around the 'whole being'. Madeleine Marentette, author of a bestselling holistic detox book, has met with much well-deserved praise so try out the Springs experience for yourself.


Guests at Grail Springs can enjoy a personal itinerary designed to enhance their health and sense of wellbeing. The natural surroundings in the ancient Granite Highlands of Ontario are perfect for outdoor adventurers with canoeing, horseback riding, hiking and swimming among the many activities available. Revitalise in the outdoor dry Finnish sauna, hot mineral salt water tub and Japanese salt water cold plunge in the Grail Springs outdoor Grotto and in the indoor steam room, a great way to charge the chakra system. Wander the labryrinth, a circuit of rocks and sand designed as a path for meditation, reflection, invocation, reflection and envoking calm & self-knowledge. Enjoy the healing properties of the Grail Springs waters, which are used in spa therapies, for bathing & showering, in cooking and as drinking water. Along with a range of spa treatments, guests can follow a fitness programme including yoga, cardio, core strengthening and Pilates. Breathing, exercise and outdoor activities such as nature walking and in winter, snow shoeing, invite guests to experience the joy of exercising in the fresh country air. Spend the afternoon taking massages, spa therapies, anti-aging & detox cleansing treatments and by evening your hosts offer talks on a variety of health & wellness subjects followed by documentaries, the perfect way to achieve mental & physical harmony.


Grail Springs provides a pH balanced, vegetarian-friendly menu and all dishes avoid the "5 toxic whites", sugar, flour, salt, rice & dairy. Executive nutritional chef, Melissa Friesen, has devised these healthy yet tasty recipes which you can take home with you after your stay, all of which can be found in Madeleine's bestselling book. Make the most of the take-home shopping lists which will show you how to make your kitchen a healthy one. Meals are guaranteed to leave you feeling energised and inspired to eat healthily for life.


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There are 13 individually-decorated private suites, each designed by the founder of Grail Springs, Madeleine Marentette. There are 2 sections to choose from in this gorgeous estate. The older section has a homely, cosy style with Laura Ashley print wallpapers and empire beds. All rooms have stunning views with 3 overlooking the lake and 2 looking out to the gardens.

The newer section has a contemporary, classy style with renaissance-style tones and rich fabrics including curtains & pillows from Belgium. These spacious rooms overlook the gardens, lake or moat and guests can enjoy the view from their own private balcony or cosy up inside by the propane fireplaces. The en-suite bathrooms have a mix of deep soaker tubs and rain showers and some of the Deluxe Suites have Jacuzzis. The Spa Loft is particularly spacious with a king four-poster bed, large sitting area, fireplace and lakeside view. All suites have TVs (with limited Satellite), movie lists, CD players with relaxing music, complimentary WiFi, herbal teas and a kettle and the bathrooms have Moor Spa bath products, Himalayan bath salts and luxurious bathrobes, towels & slippers.


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