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What to take to a spa week-end?

Although summer is over and fall has already started, your body and your mind still need rest on a daily basis. No need to ask for vacation days or to quiver at the site of your bank account. A holiday-like weekend is completely accessible!

To help you prepare for these few relaxing days, we have made a small list of essentials to bring in your bag.E

Essentials for a relaxing stay at Bota bota, spa-sur-l’eau

As you may have guessed, a weekend of pure relaxation at the Old Port of Montreal must include a moment spent at the spa.
As a boat moored to the Old Port with breathtaking views of the city, Bota Bota is the ideal spa for you to sail without ever leaving the port.

To enjoy the installations  

To fully appreciate the steam rooms, saunas, cold baths, relaxation rooms and hot tubs on board, it is mandatory to bring with you a swimming costume and a pair of flip flops. A bathrobe, towel and locker key will be provided to complete the on-site dress code.

To happily indulge in our massages and treatments

Aboard the boat, you will discover our treatment rooms ready to welcome you for a divine massage, body or facial treatment. There are many choices to choose from, each with amazing benefits.

Once on the massage table, surrender to the expert hands of our massage therapists, during a deep tissue massage, or to the know-how of our beauticians during a full body scrub.

The only thing to take with you during this unforgettable moment of relaxation? A free and rested open mind.

To enjoy our events

For those of you who like a bit more action, a sports break is also an opportunity to recharge your batteries. Bota Bota offers several events throughout the year that will certainly be worth your while; we offer fitness classes paired with the water circuit to tone and soothe your body. We invite you to bring sports clothes and a reusable water bottle.

For the foodies among you, enjoy a selection of organic and fine wines in a soothing and enriching atmosphere.

Essentials for a calm break at Hotel Gault

Nestled at the intersection of Récollets and Sainte-Hélène streets in Old Montreal, just 800m from the Bota Bota, Hotel Gault is the perfect pied-à-terre for a relaxing week-end break in Montreal.

For a smooth morning

Hotel Gault is also the place where classical meets modern design. Creations by Knoll, Artifort, Herman Miller or Artémide, the pieces of furniture are vibrant and colorful. The photographs are signed by local artists, including the talented Valérie Jodoin Keaton. It goes without saying that a discovery of the hallways and living rooms of the hotel is essential to immerse yourself in this urban oasis.

Have a notebook and a pen handy- you will want to change the decoration in your home! Note taking will be necessary.

To satisfy your palette, discover an elegant culinary experience with brunch, offered from Monday to Sunday, made from local, fresh and seasonal ingredients. A feast for the eyes and taste buds!

For a peaceful night

The Gault Hotel’s varied hotel rooms will certainly please lovers of design and architecture. Four atmospheres are available, ranging from loft rooms to complete apartments, to make you feel at home, while enjoying a spectacular hotel experience.

In your luggage, pack your nicest pajama! What a pleasure to relax in the comfortable beds of the Hotel Gault. And to end the day serenely, bring a book with soothing virtues.


We wish you a wonderful and relaxing week-end!