Work and relaxation, a happy reunion
A rejuvenating stop at one of Montérégie’s spas or body treatment and fitness centres will perfectly complete
the activity program of a corporate event. Here are a few suggestions of establishments located in Montérégie:
Spa Gallant, located in Sainte-Marthe near Rigaud, will charm you with its natural environment and use of
unusual products such as chocolate, wine, and maple sugar for tasty body treatments. www.gallant.qc.ca
SkySpa, in Brossard’s Quartier DIX30, amasses interior and exterior baths, a Turkish Hammam, an authentic
Finnish sauna, as well as several massage rooms. www.skyspa.ca
Spa Mont Saint-Hilaire proposes a unique experience within nature. It offers access to a dry sauna and steam
bath fit with a cold shower as well as two relaxation rooms, in addition to massages and esthetic facilities.
Spa Mortagne, the relaxation centre of Hôtel Mortagne in Boucherville, offers a vast array of body care
treatments including vinotherapy and chocotherapy. www.hotelmortagne.com
Chalet du Boisé in Varennes offers three environments year-round: the hot whirlpools in the Asian garden,
the Mediterranean zone with a Turkish Hammam and warm salt-water bath, as well as a Nordic spa with a
Finnish sauna and Siberian waterfall. www.chaletduboise.com
Spa Di’Oro in Sainte-Julie offers all the sought-after spa services favouring relaxation of the body and mind.
Spa Les Thermes at Auberge Handfield, located in Saint-Marc-sur-Richelieu, is a relaxation spot on the banks
of the Richelieu River with a Jacuzzi and sauna. This intimate spa, where you can relax and refuel, offers a
variety of body treatments. www.aubergehandfield.com
Spa Givenchy at Hostellerie Les Trois Tilleuls is up to the level of European standards regarding body treatments. It is located on the banks of the Richelieu River, within a setting favoring relaxation. www.spagivenchy.com
À la Claire Fontaine, a Bed and Breakfast located in Chambly, offers massages, reflexology, lymphatic drainage, and chocolate body treatments. www.alaclairefontaine.ca
Spa Sunset offers massages, reflexology, lymphatic drainage, hot stone massage, rain massage, kinesiology
and pressotherapy. At Hôtel des Seigneurs in Saint-Hyacinthe, treatments are made-to-measure.
A combination of business and pleasure
You will find in Montérégie many establishments offering team building activities. Kill two birds with one stone and combine business with pleasure! Mutual aid, team spirit, competition: the perfect recipe for a day well scheduled !
Geocaching activity at Arbraska Arbraska located in Rigaud and Mont-Saint-Grégoire propose the geocaching, a diverting game of adventure performed with the help of a GPS. The participant “geohider” must find the hiding places with the coordinates offered by Arbraska. And so, the player must answer correctly the enigmas he will be asked, at the risk of obtaining a fake coordinate if his answer is wrong. The rally’s goal is to find the final hiding place and to get the treasure.www.arbraska.com
The Labyrinth ARCTIC Gardens The giant Labyrinth Arctic Gardens allows you to evolve in the heart of epic times where the intriguing and humorous characters tell a story to which we invite you to participate. The activity requires good communication, leadership and confidence from the team’s members.www.lelabyrinthe.ca
Théâtre de la dame de coeur Théâtre de la Dame de Coeur proposes a very original activity. It consists in putting to work the strengths of each participant to make giant marionettes, animate them and play a short scene in a limited time. This animation proposes not only a visit behind the scenes of the Théâtre de la Dame de Coeur, but also to put your creativity and team spirit to the test.www.damedecoeur.com
Fort débrouillard Fort Débrouillard offers the possibility to run different obstacle courses, scattered with physical and mental challenges, forcing the participants to show boldness, initiative and surpass one’s self, all this in an enchanting decor. This multidisciplinary centre of adventure in the outdoors offers made-to-measure obstacle courses corresponding to the group’s objectives and requirements.www.fortdebrouillard.qc.ca
Navark proposes a boat rally for groups of 12 to 72 people. Captains, boats, animators, treasure hunting, mysteries and enigmas are part of the program! In an urban panorama, the want-to-be sailors run the water channels that were once used around the Boucherville Islands by yesterday’s explorers. Multiple levels of difficulty. The teams play the role of cartographers, navigators or soldiers. And so, everyone has his place and most importantly, all participate. On-ground activities are integrated.www.navark.ca
École d’équitation 1101 Diane Authier has been working with horses for more than 30 years now. She has pointed out more than once the similarities between horse and man. At l’École d’Équitation 1101, team reinforcement is presented under the form of a pedestrian rally with the horses, an activity leading to intensifying team spirit. Take part in an enriching workshop with themes adapted to the values and objectives of your organization.www.ecoledequitation1101.com
Shopping on the South Shore of Montreal
Shopping is often an indispensible activity in the planning of diverse corporate events. Forty million dollars will be invested in Brossard’s Mail Champlain during 2010. The investment project aims to reposition the mall within the market as well as to give it an aspired ambiance of warmth, elegance and natural light. Mail Champlain is an indispensible fashion destination on Montréal’s South Shore.www.mailchamplain.ca
A shopping experience on the South Shore would not be complete without a visit to Quartier DIX30 in Brossard. This “urban living scene” type centre encompasses more than 210 stores, twenty or so restaurants and cafés, an urban spa, a movie theatre, Hôtel ALT and a show hall of 900 seats.www.quartierdix30.com
Ciders, wines and terroir products
Montérégie, qualified as “Québec’s garden”, ranks first in agrotourism.
The arrival of spring in Montérégie and the apple season can be tasted in the establishments of a few of the best chefs of the region, who cook up dishes where maple and apple flavors and aromas will surprise you at every service. All for your enjoyment.
During autumn, the producers of the Cider Route take pleasure in sharing with you the fruit of their passion. The experience of country products accompanied by ciders perfectly completes a program of activities in the scope of a corporate event. Do not forget to taste ice cider, the renowned product of the region!
Montérégie holds a dozen vineyards, which makes it the second most important region in Québec. Some of them are even equipped with reception halls. Combine the practical with the pleasurable and surprise your participants by inviting them to the vineyard. Will you also experience grape harvesting?