How long has it been since you were pampered, coddled, really looked after? In the Outaouais, spas and wellness centres are multiplying as fast as the number of people doing noon-hour yoga on Parliament Hill. Take a beauty and wellness break: book a massage, a facial, a body treatmentyour body will thank you! At the Wakefield Mill Spa, the sound of the rushing waters of MacLaren Falls will soothe your cares away. Nordik Spa-Nature, North America's largest spa, is nestled in the woods at the entrance to Gatineau Park. Try the Källa saltwater floating pool, one of only two in the world (the other one is in Switzerland). Restore your inner peace at the Birla Centre for Hast Jyotish, with a range of wellness packages for mind and body. People come to the Centre from all over the world to relax and recharge their batteries. Breathe in breathe out
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Life sure is simpler in a jacuzzi. In the Outaouais, let nature and your hosts' good cares melt the stress of everyday life away.
Take time off in the Petite-Nation and soak in the beauty of the surroundings. Fall in love with this part of the region's magical scenery. Enjoy a meal at le Café du Bistrot in St-André-Avellin, with an innovative cuisine highlighting the very best of the region's fresh products. Be dazzled by the panorama along Route des Zingues' trails. Sign your hardships away of listen to the sound of silence by Lac Marcault and after a full day, rest at more than cozy Auberge Couleurs de France. Deep in the woods by Petit lac Preston, this round wood chalet offers splendid food, warm beds and a jacuzzi in every room. A nice massage and a trip in the outdoor sauna will end your day on a high note. Hear that? That's the nordic bath calling you.