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Ancient Cedars Spa

500 Osprey Lane at Chesterman Beach | The Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
800-333-4604
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Ranked #24 of 41 activities in Tofino
Type: Spas
Owner description: Nestled into the warm confines of the Wickaninnish Inn, Ancient Cedars Spa overlooks the open Pacific Ocean and is Tofino’s premiere oasis of... more » Owner description: Nestled into the warm confines of the Wickaninnish Inn, Ancient Cedars Spa overlooks the open Pacific Ocean and is Tofino’s premiere oasis of relaxation and well-being. A full range of body therapy, Thalassotherapy, skin care, esthetics and more is offered in seven welcoming spaces where our international staff will customize each treatment based on your individual references. Inspired by traditional First Nations cleansing techniques the Hishuk Ish Tsawalk Awakening Treatment is highly recommended as are the variety of side by side options, we also welcome intimate groups and bridal parties. The Ancient Cedars Spa experience is enhanced with an oceanfront patio, comfortable men’s and ladies lounges with showers, a Bouvier Hydrotherapy Tub and a eucalyptus steam room, available on its own, or as a finishing touch to a treatment. We utilize a range of high quality, naturally-inspired products including Vancouver Island’s own certified organic Seaflora Skincare and the results oriented Comfort Zone face and body products line from Parma Italy. We recommend starting a beautiful Tofino day with semi-private yoga instruction for optimal restorative balance, offered daily in the welcoming Rainforest Haven room. Enter with peace, leave with tranquility at Ancient Cedars Spa. « less
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Santa Monica, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

I have been coming to this spa for over 10 years and I relish the moments that I'm there. The level of attention to detail is unmet by other spas I've frequented. Every therapist is deeply connected to YOU and is concerned with your delight, healing, and calm. There is an aura about this place that is truly unmatched. I've... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

it was a small spa but the steam room was great..the spa was comfortable and setting perfect. My massage was good. I had never had a Hot Rock Massage so I cannot compare it .But I was not disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

While quite pricey, the hot stone massage is pure bliss. The treatment left me feeling much more relaxed and was balm for my tired, aching muscles. Isabelle was an excellent theapist, giving me many tips for better health. The whole experience is well worth the money. Having experienced massage therapy in many parts of the world, I have never had... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Wonderful spa experience, tasteful changing and shower area, excellent steam room, nice foot soak before treatments. My husband and I had side by side couples massage and both therapists were outstanding. Very peaceful spa interior, everything smells of cedar. Two eagles sat in a tree outside our treatment area. Overlooks the beachfront at the Wick. Book early. A little spendy... More

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North West England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Wick Inn and on our last day we treated ourself to a treatment each. It isnt cheap but it is worth the money. You do have to book months ahead.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

I don't think we will ever get treated this well again anywhere else! And beautiful.

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Ever since my first hot stone massage in the Cedar Santuary I've been ruined for all future visits to different spas. The practitioners take you to a state beyond relaxation while listening to real ocean sounds right outside. You leave feeling like a million bucks. It's a bit pricey but an extensive experience that is worth every single penny!

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guestrelationswick, Guest Relations Coordinator at Ancient Cedars Spa, responded to this review

Dear Kim M, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of your recent visit to the Ancient Cedars Spa with our Trip Advisor online community. We were thrilled to read that you once again enjoyed your treatment in our Cedar Sanctuary. The Hot Stone Massage is one of our most popular treatments and certainly one of our... More

Tofino, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

I had the best massage of my life given byTara. The entire experience is pure magic and she has the touch of a true proffesional. A treatment at the Ancient Cedar Spa is not to be missed and The Wick delivers a first class experience.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

I had a Lomi Lomi massage which is a combination of massage and guided meditation. I never felt better in my life physically and mentally. The staff is great and the whole thing is a great and very unique experience

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

During a three day stay at the Inn, my husband and I enjoyed a side by side Lomi massage and the next day I indulged in a lovely facial. Pricey for sure especially after gratuities and tax, but the base price is probably comparable to spas elsewhere of this quality. Very lovely facility.

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