I don't know about you, but my best friends are extremely important to me. They're there through thick and thin, literally and I probably wouldn't be here without them.
Whether you need someone to vent to about a crappy situation, gossip about boys/girls or just to have a laugh, your best friends will always be there for you. They're truly special people who deserve all the best the world has to offer. So if you're looking for some super fun ways to spend quality time with your best friend this summer than I suggest all of the following!
1. Relax at Bota Bota Spa
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Bota Bota is an amazing spa on a boat parked on the St Lawrence River. This is the perfect place to go with your bffs for a relaxing time in their hot tubs, steam rooms, and saunas. In fact, I go here with my best friends every chance that we get!
2. Dress shopping at 1861
This boutique has adorable dresses for just about every occasion. Come here with your best friends and have a super fun time trying on some dresses! They have two locations, the saint laurent location as well as a saint-catherine loaction.
3. Enjoy a boozy brunch at Suwu
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Suwu is a super hip brunch spot which offers bottomless mimosas!! For $35 you can enjoy your brunch while getting day-drunk with your bffs. Doesn't that sound like the perfect Sunday to you? They also have a beautiful terrasse open for the summer months.
4. Share a pitcher of sangria at Terrasse Bonsecours
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Terrasse Bonsecours has a crazy selection of sangria which is the perfect drink to share with your bffs. The location of this bar is amazing as well, located right on the water in Old Port, Montreal. If there's one thing you should definitely do with you best friend this summer, it's enjoying sangria on a sunny terrasse and this is the place to do it!
5. Go for mani/pedis at N Style Nail Lounge
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Treat yourselves! What better way to spend quality time with your best friend than pampering yourselves with mani/pedis? This nail lounge is located in the core of Montreal. With friendly staff and a super clean salon, this place is perfect to bring your bffs to.
6. Grab an ice cream at La Diperie
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Eating ice cream is probably the best summer activity and you can't even try to disagree with that. What's even better is finding crazy cones like the ones offered at La Diperie! Grab your best friend and head over to this spot for the perfect ice cream experience.
7. Explore Westmount Greenhouse
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One of the most enchanting spots in Montreal. You need to come and here and enjoy the beautiful nature in this hidden gem with your bffs! Chill among the luscious flowers and plants for as long as your heart desires.
8. Bike along the Lachine Canal
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If you and your best friend are super active try biking along the Lachine Canal. If you go during the evening hours you can watch the sunset over the city. How romantic! Get some exercise while spending quality time together.
9. Go to a summer festival at Parc Jean Drapeau
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During the summer months Parc Jean-Drapeau features an abundance of festivals perfect for you and your best friend to enjoy. Try music festivals such as Piknik Electronique, Ilsoniq or Osheaga, or try cultural festivals like week-ends du monde!
10. Picnic at Parc La Fontaine
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One of the largest parks in Montreal, Parc La Fontaine is beautiful for a summer picnic. Bring your bffs, a giant blanket, and some good food and drinks for the perfect weekend activity. This is the perfect way to spend some quality time with your best friends and nature!
11. Go berry picking at Ferme D&M Sauriol
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Grab a couple of your best friends and head up to Laval to pick some fresh berries. Pick enough to bake a couple delicious pies to share! Strawberries are available until mid-July and Raspberries are available until the end of August.
12. Soak up the sun at a rooftop pool
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On a hot summer's day, pools are the best way to cool off. And what better way to enjoy a pool day than on a rooftop with a gorgeous view of the cityscape? Bring your closest friends and chill out at this griffintown oasis!
13. Chat over coffee at Cafe Osmo
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The classic way to enjoy some quality time with you best friend is just to grab a coffee and chat! Try a hip cafe like Cafe Osmo in the Plateau to drink your coffee in style.
14. Stroll through the Musée Des Beaux Arts
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What says best friend time more than a stroll through the halls of an art museum? Musée Des Beaux Arts offers gorgeous exhibits with classic and modern pieces. Why not spend quality time while soaking up some culture at the same time!