How can we escape winter without actually flying to another country? Easy! Just imagine being inside a hot bath or jacuzzi, overlooking beautiful winter sceneries without the cold factor. You're in your bathing suit during winter, yet you're not cold. It's the best feeling in the world. That's what made me want to put together a list of best spas close to Montreal 2016 edition.\nBalnéa\n319 chemin du Lac Gale, Bromont\nBalnea is located in the Eastern Townships, directly on a private lake surrounded by mountains. It offers a full one of services: face and body treatments, thermotherapy, hydrotherapy, and many others.\nSpa Cloud\n1744 Rue William #501\nSpa Cloud is famous for using strictly organic products in order to help you escape everyday life stresses. In addition, it's the only spa in Montreal offering cryotherapy, a chilled free-standing chamber that stimulates your body's natural healing processes.\nStrom Spa Nordique\n1001 Boulevard de la Forêt, Verdun\nStrom Spa Nordique specializes in thermotherapy. Body wraps, massages, exfoliations, waterfalls, thermal pools, Turkish steam bath, Finnish sauna... all this can be found at Strom.\nScandinave Spa Mont Tremblant\n4280 Montée Ryan, Mont-Tremblant\nScandinave Spa offers a completely zen experience in the beautiful surroundings of the Mont-Tremblant area. Scandanavian baths, also known as hydrotherapy, provide many benefits such as cleansing the skin, improving blood circulation and promoting the realease of endorphins for total body relaxtion.\nOfuro Spa\n777 Chemin de St Adolphe, Morin-Heights\nThis Japanese spa offers an extraordinary regenerative experience. Located near Saint-Sauveur, Ofuro Spa allows its visitors to enjoy thermotherapy with dry and steam saunas, and a natural river with Nordic baths for a refreshing swim. You can also treat yourself to a massage or other body procedures... If you wish, you can even rent a room and stay for the night.\nSpa Ovarium\n400 Rue Beaubien Est\nOvarium was the very first floatation bath centre to open in Montreal. Today, Ovarium offers six therapeutic flotation bath rooms and eleven massage therapy rooms. These two relaxation techniques combined make for an ultimate mind and body rejuvenation.\nSpa Escale Santé\n4050 Rue Molson Suite # 100\nThis modern design spa is known for its complete range of high-quality products. Guests can relax in the hydro-massage baths, unwind in the cine-lounge or recharge in the Finnish sauna and steam room.\nRainspa\n55 Rue Saint-Jacques\nLocated in the Place D’Armes Hotel in the Old Port, Rainspa offers a complete range of aesthetic and paramedical treatments, as well as Eucalyptus Steam vapor hammam (my personal favourite).\nPolar Bear's Club\n930 Boulevard des Laurentides\nLocated in the Saint-Sauveur area, The Polar Bear’s Club Spa-Hotel is a true oasis of relaxation. It has everything you want a perfect spa to have: baths, saunas, massages, face and body treatments... Leave the city life behind and run away to Polar Bear Spa.\nSpa Finlandais\n124, 125 boul. Labelle, Rosemère\nFar from our city's stress, Spa Finlandais is the epitome of tranquility. It's home to six saunas, four arctic baths, two turmoil baths, two nordic waterfalls, hammam and steam bath, relaxation areas and so much more. You can even rent a room and stay for the night if you find yourself too relaxed to drive back home.