After four years since the first announcement, Forena Cite Thermal Spa has officially opened in St. Bruno today, January 31st.
From the offset of Forena, guests are immediately immersed into a tranquil affair. The spa oozes relaxation with stunning Scandinavian inspired surroundings which amasses an impressive 600,000 square feet – the largest in Canada. The Forena spa experience is inspired by techniques around the world including rituals inspired and used in Iceland, German and Russia.
The creators of the spa want each human sense to be sparked by a visit with the sounds, smells and vibes to stimulate memories authentically. Guest will be taken on a thermal cycle, which will take you on a 3 step ride, starting at hot – in which you are invited to ‘abandon your body to the scorching blow of rocks’ for 10 – 15 minutes at 90 degrees Celsius which will dilate your skin pore and blood vessels, eliminating toxins. Next you will move onto cold where you ‘breath in the intensity of the present moment’ with 15 seconds of 15 degree Celsius while your body experience intense contrast allowing your body to circulate and heighten your adrenaline. The third and final step is relaxation where you are invited to ‘let your mind roam between the lines of your sleepy consciousness,’ before repeating the cycle again. The benefits include supporting digestion, metabolism, blood circulation while boosting lung capacity and cleaning skin. Its aids in sleep, aids in well-being, memory, and relaxation. It’s a complete journey that will encourage you to bliss out and really turn off from the outside world.
The offering doesn’t stop at Thermal Cycle. Elect for a massage, of which there are ten different types including lymphatic drain, mom to be and California. Each promise to be profoundly relaxing and exclusive. There are heavenly facials available in different styles that will leave you feeling rejuvenated, fresh and smooth. You can pick hydration, anti-aging or one specifically for men.
Forena doesn’t stop there. Forena offers the perfection treatment, a slimming care treatment, a salt scrub, sea wrap and nail treatments. With every treatment, you gain access to the stunning saunas, baths, rest areas, and terraces. Guests will be given a locker, comforting robe and sandals to reach ultimate comfort while at the spa.
Moreover, Forena has curated an invigorating menu, where the flavours tell a story. Enjoy an extensive menu that offers breakfast, main courses, appetizers and share plates with a wide variety of tantalizing cuisines from around the world.
The spa welcomes everyone who wants to relax, rejuvenate and reset. Luckily, treatments are actually quite affordable, ranging from $55.00 – $125.00. Located 2 and a half hours from Ottawa and 30 minutes from Montreal, this spa definitely should be on your bucket list.
TRIP PLANNING – Förena Cité Thermale, Quebec
WHEN: From January 31, 2020
WHERE: 250 rang des Vingt-Cinq Est
Ph: 1 844 985-2500
HOW MUCH: Ranging from $55.00 – $125.00.