TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 24 - Exterior of the Ritz-Carleton Hotel in Wellington St. W. (Andrew Francis ... Wallace / Toronto Star via Images) Toronto Star via Images
Toronto is perhaps best known for its film festivals, unique landmarks, and abundance of sports teams, but Canada's largest metropolis is also a spectacular place to indulge yourself in a bit of a rest. and relaxation.
Whether you want to spend the day at the spa or treat yourself to a multi-course afternoon tea, this is how you'll want to spend a weekend day relaxing and elegant in downtown Toronto.
Have a light breakfast at Cafe Boulud
Hidden in the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto in Yorkville, Cafe Boulud celebrates the childhood of chef Daniel Boulud in Lyon. The seasonal French brasserie opens at 7 am sharp, but breakfast is served until 11 am if you prefer to spend the morning in bed. Grab a homemade croissant or opt for a full continental breakfast.
Pinkies for afternoon tea at the Shangri-The Lobby Lounge
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The after tea- middi at the Shangri-La Lobby Lounge is the perfect recipe for a relaxing weekend in Toronto. Between the rolling Veuve Clicquot champagne cart that runs through the lobby, the wide selection of sweet and savory teas, and the literal tower of sweets and sandwiches, you'd be hard pressed to find a more decadent experience in the city.
Treat yourself to a personalized facial treatment at Spa My Blend by Clarins
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Facial renewal therapy at Spa My Blend by Clarins is the perfect antidote for city dwellers: it exfoliates, hydrates and massages to protect the skin from the effects of a busy and stressful life. 60-minute face also includes a non-invasive "cold" cryotherapy device that helps fight inflammation and a ColorBlend LED mask that will help naturally stimulate collagen production.
Watch the sunset over the Toronto Skyline at Louix Louis
Louix Louis is located on the 31st floor of the St. Regis Toronto and, as such, is one of the best places in the city to enjoy breathtaking views of the skyline at the neckexpensive from the sun. The decadent restaurant and lounge is best known for its strong drinks, impressive selection of champagnes and for its King 's Cake: a decadent chocolate cake with thirteen succulent layers of chocolate ganache and gold flakes. Sky High Restaurant also has an impressive selection of Atlantic oysters and seafood.
Enjoy a nightcap at the Library Bar
After a long day of rest and relaxation, what more cocktail to top it all off? The newly opened Library Bar in the Fairmont Royal York resembles a lavish lounge or a sweatshop with its velvet drapes and plush armchairs and sofas. The Library Bar is best known for its Birdbath Martini, served at the table with the hotel 's full-bodied QUILL gin. fbs -ad>