Turn Your Backyard Into a Spa With 4 Finnish-Inspired Water Infusions

For years, people have enjoyed the health benefits of fruit extracts. Now, there are new infusions that combine the great taste of natural extracts with some of the best herbs and spices available. One of the easiest ways to enjoy fruit flavours while still enjoying all the health benefits of water is to make refreshing […]

4 Inspirational Finnish Sayings You Can Apply to Your Life

In English, there are a lot of common sayings that may sound bizarre but hold life lessons and truth. Sayings such as “throw caution to the wind,” or “you can’t have your cake and eat it too” are used time and time again, but contain valuable life lessons. A part of life is honouring the […]

Cultivate Calm to Achieve a Better Night’s Sleep

Getting proper sleep on a regular basis is fundamental in leading a healthy, productive life. Good sleep is directly correlated to the state of your emotional, mental and physical well-being. Eating well, exercising and taking time to care for ourselves are imperative to our overall health. A primary focus at Vettä Spa is taking care […]

How To Channel The Nordic Resilience of Sisu

As we’ve mentioned before, “Sisu” is a way of life ingrained in Finnish culture. With an array of weather conditions in Finland, Fins don’t believe in the concept of waiting for the sun to shine to go about their day. Experiencing nature is an integral part of the Finnish lifestyle, whether that means hiking or […]

4 Finnish-Inspired Life Lessons To Live a Happy Life

Here in Canada, winters can feel drawn out, long after the first day of spring. To give you some perspective, let’s travel (virtually, of course) to Vettä’s nordic country of inspiration: Finland. Finland sees roughly 200 days of winter every year, two months without sunlight, and many days where the temperature falls below zero. And […]

Self-Care for the Soul: Setting and Keeping Goals

a book with an inspirational saying: "wish for it, hope for it, dream of it. But by all means do it"

Our Finnish spa is designed around the goal of achieving complete relaxation for our guests. Every aspect of our spa’s design and work culture has been carefully designed to contribute to this goal. However, goal-setting isn’t just important for professional achievement. It’s also a vital aspect of everyday self-care, but it’s frequently overlooked in favour […]

4 Reasons You Should Give Spa Treatments a Try

Day-to-day life can be very stressful, which is why it’s so important to take good care of ourselves. That means taking time to unwind and relax, and with the right spa treatments, you can do that in no time. If you’ve never experienced spa treatments before, you may not know what to expect. Rest assured, […]

DIY Tips For Dry Hands

Over the past few months, you’ve likely been sanitizing and washing your hands frequently. Both are key in keeping yourself and others healthy. You may have noticed that your hands have been a lot drier and possibly irritated recently, which—pardon the pun—goes hand in hand with the frequent hand washing. As the weather gradually grows […]

The Season of Change is Coming: Stress Management Tips

The start to September typically rouses either the excitement or the dread of change. It can signal the end of summer vacation if you’re a student. Or, if summer is your favourite season, it could evoke a sigh of realization that little remains of summer. Additionally, as the leaves change, some decide to pack up […]

Summer Inspiration: The Art & Health Benefits of Picnicking

Let’s begin with a simple question. When was the last time you went on a picnic? For many of us, the answer is somewhere along the lines of “Last year” or “A few years ago.” Picnicking is one of the most easily accessible activities, but when we do make it out with our favourite blanket […]