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Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara

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Address: 1155 Resort Drive | Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-248-1838
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Description: The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort is the #1 Spa in Western...
The Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort is the #1 Spa in Western Canada, offering Signature treatments that go beyond the expected. We are one of the largest spas in British Columbia, with 21 Treatment Rooms, a Nail Care Room featuring 5 deluxe whirlpool foot spas, a full service Hair Salon and the Treetop Tapas & Grill Restaurant. Dedicated to providing intimate experiences for individuals and couples, we also specialize in 'social spa-ing', catering to groups and corporate business. Our 3 private 'Suites for Two' were designed with couples in mind and feature hand crafted copper soaking tubs, plush treatment tables and fireplaces. Spa guests receive complimentary access to the Grotto Mineral Pool on the day of their treatments. Designed to emulate a natural stone grotto, this 2,500 square foot warm water pool is infused with natural minerals to detoxify and rejuvenate the body. After treatments, guests are invited to the Relaxation Lounge in their robes and sandals to enjoy fresh fruit and a selection of teas and coffee. For a unique dining experience, try Endless Tapas at the Treetop Tapas & Grill, overlooking the surrounding forest. With 20,000 square feet of spa bliss, we give relaxation a whole new meaning.
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My husband and I first went to the Grotto Spa in 2012. We happily returned last week. We had the couples massage - it was fantastic! We very much enjoyed the massage & the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We all make mistakes, however, I can't deny my disappointment upon discovering the booking agent scheduled my highly sought after appointments in the wrong month. With living out of town, not staying at the resort and being quite pregnant, the 3.5 hour wait for an alternate treatment offer was not quite the idea of relaxation I had in mind. Perhaps... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

My husband and I first went to the Grotto Spa in 2012. We happily returned last week. We had the couples massage - it was fantastic! We very much enjoyed the massage & the grotto pool!

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Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I spent an excellent day here with my adult daughter enjoying the pools, lounging, facials, and endless tapas. We got the all day pass with our package which means we weren't rushed at all. It was very clean, well stocked and not crowded. The only reason I didn't give it 4 stars is that they forgot one small part of... More 

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Nanaimo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I went to the Grotto Spa yesterday to have a brow wax and tint, a facial, and tapas in the Treetop. What a wonderful experience! Went a little tired and stressed, and came out feeling wonderful! The pace of the day was marvelous, a little time to sit and be quiet, a treatment, a little time to sit with a... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A dip in the mineral pool, a facial and tapas lunch - love the mid-week escape package. Beautiful setting, relaxing, excellent service. Knowledgeable, professional and pleasant service provider, a wonderful facial. Will be back soon - thanks Grotto Spa.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This spa deserves its reputation as one of western Canada’s best spas. My wife and I splurged for “A Touch of Romance” package. We arrived early to enjoy the spacious Grotto Mineral Pool, (hot) whirlpool, and (cold) waterfall. The pool includes multiple mineral salts: sodium, potassium, calcium, sulphate, carbonate bromide, iodine, metasilic acid, and fluoride lithium. The mineral pool aids... More 

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Paulina A, Manager at Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share details of your Grotto Spa experience with others! We are so proud to hear such a glowing review from a guest's perspective. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Grotto spa was one of the nicest experiences I've had in a spa visit ... its really hard calling 'The Grotto' a spa, its so much more. The greeters, attendants and pampering providers make you feel important the moment you walk thru their doors. The main area opens to a product sales area -you'll have to stop there on your... More 

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Paulina A, Manager at Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara, responded to this review

WOW! Thank you so much for taking the time to sharing your praise after your recent visit to the Grotto Spa. I look forward to sharing your comments with our amazing team as affirmation of the incredible job they do. We look forward to seeing you again next time! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Top notch spa experience. A little pricey but worth it. Not what I expected for the island...felt like I was in a 5 star resort. Definitely recommend.

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Paulina A, Manager at Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review! I'm so pleased to hear your experience surpassed your expectations! We look forward to seeing you back at the Grotto Spa soon. More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Money well spent. This place makes you feel like a high roller even when your not. It was my first experience in a spa and wow was it nice. The staff are so amazing and professional at all times, being a larger lady my robe was a tad on the snug side and I was very uncomfortable and awkward while... More 

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Paulina A, Manager at Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing details of your Grotto Spa experience with others! I am very happy to hear that our staff anticipated your needs and ensured your comfort throughout your visit. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! More 

Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

this is one of the best in Canada, the setting is surrounded by forest, the mineral pool has the minerals imported from Europe, all the ropes, lotions and amenities are top and spa quality. the staff is very friendly, the lounge on the 3 rd floor offers refreshments and fruit as part of your spa deal. the tree house tapa... More 

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Paulina A, Manager at Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your recent visit to the Grotto Spa! I look forward to sharing your feedback with our team. So pleased to hear you enjoyed our Endless Tapas Dining experience at the Treetop Tapas & Grill - one of my own personal favourite dining experiences ever. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Address: Address: 1155 Resort Drive | Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 2E3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-248-1838
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville

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