It is often the case that a sequel cannot retain the soul and gravitas of its predecessor—although The Godfather II comes pretty close. One revisit of late that did not disappoint was a trip back to the Willow Stream Spa at Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim.
We’ve got some damn fine glacial clay here in British Columbia if you need a facial. Now, numerous B.C. companies are incorporating natural, local alternatives in lieu of the artificial and synthetic compounds that often make their way into our beauty regimes.
It’s not what you’d expect as you come to the end of the dusty road from Clinton, B.C. There, past the stable of horses, appears a large, intricate wooden Thai building. Your typical outback horse ranch, this is not.
Chi, the Spa at Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver, offers a set of three specialized Wushu Body Wisdom Massages inspired by the stretching and body-care methods of Chinese martial arts and traditional Chinese medicine.