After a busy summer and leading into an even busier winter, the locals in Whistler like to fall into a calmer way of living. One of the most perfect ways to relax and enjoy Whistler’s autumn season, is to spend a day at the Scandinave Spa Whistler. The Scandinave Spa offers a traditional Scandinavian baths experience. This means that users get to move from hot to cold pools and even steam rooms, all in silence. A visit at any point of the year is always rejuvenating. However, there is something truly special about fall at the Scandinave Spa and here is why.
Set against inside a picturesque forest, the walk in alone is another way to experience fall in the mountains. The calming music as you approach sets the tone and lends to the already serene Scandinave Spa environment.
Once you are inside, start your spa experience off with the recommended step 1. This step invites users to step into one of the many outdoor hot pools, Eucalyptus Steam Baths, Wood Burning Sauna, or Finnish Sauna. A gentle ease into the therapeutic benefits of the visit, let the glowing fall sun surround you as you soak. The aim of this step is to increases your body temperature which dilates blood vessels, thus reducing blood pressure and increasing blood flow to the skin and muscles. According to the Scandinave Spa’s website, the increase in body temperature causes considerable perspiration, which helps cleanse the skin and release the body’s negative energy.
After you have warmed up and even broke a sweat, move from the hot installations to the cold. This is the second step of the overall experience. While making your way the short distance, breath in the surrounding colours of fall surrounding the Scandinave Spa. The cold installations include the Nordic Waterfall, Nordic Showers, and cold plunge baths. The Spa notes that second step causes the pores of the skin to close and flushes toxins, with a brief but highly beneficial cool rinse. A dip in the cold plunge helps to release endorphins, and increase your heart rate. This stage can be the hardest as it can be challenging to get into the cold water, however, it is where you will receive the most benefit of the hot-cold-relax circuit.
The third and final stage of the therapeutic experience is all about relaxation. The Spa says that it is designed to allow the cardiovascular system to regulate itself. It is recommend to rest the body to help stabilize blood flow and heart rate. Bring a book, or close your eyes, whatever you need to do to find serenity.
A visit to the Scandinave Spa Whistler in fall is all that you need before a busy winter of skiing and playing in the snow. To book your spa experience at the best possible price, visit Whistler Reservations.