CSL’s Favourite Hotels | Sante Spa at Le Germain

By Shivana Maharaj
August 23, 2012

Courtesy Sante Spa

Courtesy Sante Spa

The chic new spa entices business travellers, urbanites and over-stressed guests with specialized treatments in a modern and cozy space.

“In French Sante means health and when clinking glasses to say cheers it means to your health. Both meanings seem appropriate at Sante Spa’s newest location at Hotel Le Germain in Calgary.

I step off the elevator and into to the spa’s relaxation lounge. The modern spa features an ‘electronic check-in concierge’- great for busy hotel guests who are crunched for time.  Nearby there is light fare to nibble on while I wait for my treatment and signature ‘The Spa Ritual Blend’ tea in Rejuvenating, Energizing, Balancing, Awakening, and Grounding blends. Sante spa proudly works with registered massage therapists. A standout is the unique menu, built around three one-of-a kind wellness routes:  couples, local urbanites, and travellers rejoice
which features several signature treatments including the grounding Thai foot massage and Traveler’s Reprieve Massage. Today I opt for a purify facial and sports massage. The narrow dimly candlelit hallway leads to my room. Pristine white walls are balanced by architectural details found throughout the hotel. The extra wide beds are instantly relaxing, and Susie my therapist has a good technique, using Uspa products for my facial, which includes a light face, neck, and head massage. My sports massage, focusing on my hamstrings and feet is rejuvenating and instantly eases my muscles. Santé.”

www.santespa.com/sante_spa_calgary

On the top floor ( level Spa 2) of Hotel Le Germain, at 899 centre Street

Read more in the Summer 2012  issue of City Style and Living Magazine.