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The Augustinian Monastery in Canada

Jun 8, 2018

Quebec City, Canada © Songquan Deng | Dreamstime

Trends / Health & Wellness

Renew body and mind at a 400-year-old monastery-turned-wellness facility, Le Monastère des Augustines. Located in Quebec City, Canada, this high-end wellness facility was designed completely around rest, relaxation and self-care.

Based on 100-year-old principles imparted by the Augustinian Sisters, wellness practices focus on mental health as well as physical through balance and wellness. Officially created in 2009 and protected by the Fédération des monasteries des Augustines, the charitable trust protects the work of the sisters, dating back to the 1600s.

As it originated from the holistic-centric theories of the convent sisters, guests can learn about the history and heritage through the on-site museum.

Choose from a variety of packages including one- or two–night packages, $74–79 per night based on double occupancy, with prices including a tour, accommodations, vitality breakfast in silence and access to the museum and heritage site.

Explore higher-level treatments offering complete mind and body overhaul tools, such as meals, green juices, counseling, massages, breathing practices and specialized services focused on posture, mental health and reflexology — just to name a few. All guests participate in daily programs and activities including mindful eating, meditation and rest in a unique and historic setting.

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