Wellness + Spa

Back to Basics – How to Organize your Daily Routine

The daily grind can be stressful, and even more so since 2020 with the many changes the pandemic threw our directions.

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Botanist x Urban Farm: Garden Club

What started as a keen passion for helping the community in which we live, work and play, the Botanist team has found unique ways to support the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House’s Urban Farm since its inception.

Wellness + Spa

Couples’ Suite Returns at Willow Stream Spa

We are thrilled to share the news that three couples treatments have returned at Willow Stream Spa. Set in our couples’ suite, dual massage tables look out to the bustling city below through floor to ceiling windows.

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‘Golden Plates 2021: Hector Laguna says his mom is the best chef he knows’

We are thrilled to share the news that Botanist and The Lobby Lounge & RawBar were recently awarded Best Hotel Restaurant (Botanist), Best Pacific Northwest Dining (Botanist) and Best Hotel Lounge (The Lobby Lounge & RawBar) at the Georgia Straight Golden Plates 2021 awards.

Dine + Drink

Best Places to Sip Fall Cocktails

The leaves are beginning to turn, the rain is here and that can only mean one thing: exciting new fall cocktails!

Culture

Falling for Vancouver

The rain never bothered us anyway! Not that you need any more reason to fall in love with the city that is consistently ranked one of the top three most livable cities in the world (Mercer), Vancouver’s close proximity to scenic surroundings, its great outdoor vibe with access to mountains and wilderness, and striking cityscapes set the backdrop for getting lost in the charm of this city on the sea.

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Mid-Autumn Festival at Fairmont Pacific Rim 

In partnership with Oakidge and Westbank, join us at Fairmont Pacific Rim for a celebration of nature, culture, artistry, and creativity.

Wellness + Spa

5 Emerging Wellness Trends

The start of 2021 gave us all a chance to reset and restart with a more mindful approach to wellness and everyday living. With the new work from home routine, major changes to indoor fitness classes, the perpetual sanitizing, and the dreaded ‘maskne’, it’s no wonder our mental wellbeing has been in disarray.

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5 Emerging wellness trends

For the most part, wellness routines went out the window in 2020. The start of 2021 gave us all a chance to reset and restart with a more mindful approach to wellness and everyday living. We have rounded up 5 emerging wellness trends to jump on board with to help refill our tanks.

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Escape to the City

As a local or a visiting guest, you’ll want to know what’s shaking in the city throughout the lazy days of summer. Whether it’s a public art project or a Sea to Sky adventure that is a quintessential Spectacular British Columbia experience, look no further than here.

Dine + Drink

Dine at Botanist like a pro

When it comes to dining at Fairmont Pacific Rim’s signature restaurant, Botanist, a little insider knowledge can tastefully walk you through Executive Chef, Hector Laguna’s inspired menu.

Dine + Drink

Best Al-Fresco Dining Spots in Vancouver

Warmer weather is finally here and there’s nothing quite like an afternoon or evening on a patio to make it feel like summer has officially arrived. With this in mind, we’ve taking the liberty of rounding up our favourite patios in Vancouver for you.