Bota Spa

Bota Spa : Walking in Old Montreal in the coldest snowiest winter I saw an odd black boat with steam rising from the decks. I stopped and saw this odd scene…what looked like a hot tub on the back of a huge ship! As I watched I saw people in skimpy shorts and towels walking from what looked like a sauna into the cold air and stepping into a heated pool. How wierd! It is freezing outside and this is some sort of floating spa in Old Montreal!

It's something called Bota Spa and they say : "Anchored at the Quays of the Old Port of Montreal, Bota Bota, spa-sur-l'eau offers passengers the healing benefits of a spa coupled with the natural lulling movements of the St Lawrence River. Surrounded by enchanting decor, with Old Montreal as a magical backdrop, this mysterious and innovative floating spa offers privileged proximity to the river while enjoying the relaxing and energizing merits of the water circuit.

Bota Bota is comprised of five decks on which you will find the various spa installations: two saunas with incredible views of the river and the Old Port, a eucalyptus steam bath, outdoor whirlpool baths, cold showers and baths, relaxation areas, gourmet snack counter, terraces and garden."

If you want to translate this…it means EXPENSIVE!

But it was cool to see!

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