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About The Briars Resort & Spa
Along the shores of peaceful Lake Simcoe, an hour from Toronto, in Jackson's Point, Ontario, an hour from Toronto, the Briars Resort & Spa is a 200-acre estate surrounded by soaring pines, verdant lawns, and blossoming gardens. The family-owned property, which originated in 1880 as a working farm, infuses a welcoming charm with an abundance of activities, including a championship Scottish woodlands golf course, tennis courts, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Guests can follow up a round of golf with a relaxing treatment at Briars Spa. Other areas of respite include the library and drawing room, each with fireplaces and French doors that open out to gardens and the lake.
Fine country dining paired with selections from Ontario's best wineries is served in the main dining room. Guest accommodations include the Manor House Heritage rooms and cottages.
Services View Treatments Menu
Briars Spa has seven treatment rooms and features a menu, made up of à la carte treatments and day or overnight packages, personally designed by the spa's staff. Guests can rejuvenate with services like custom, hydrating, and anti-aging facials, hydrating shea butter or mud algae wraps, and stimulating salt scrubs followed by a six-jet shower ritual. Massage modalities combine classic techniques of Swedish, deep tissue, and aromatherapy with energy healing works of reiki, reflexology, and acupressure. Nail care, including the 45-minute Shellac manicure, waxing, and makeup applications are also available, as are tailored treatments for golfers. Spa services incorporate a variety of product lines, including Phytomer, Clayton Shagal, Kneipp, and Eminence.
To begin or continue the spa experience, spa-goers are invited to unwind in the sauna.
Complimentary and Alternative
Facilities & Amenities
Fitness & Activities
Eyebrow and Lash Tinting
Jul 1, 2012 - Jul 31, 2013
Jul 1, 2012 - Jul 31, 2013
"Love Yourself" Mondays
Enjoy a Pedicure for only $50.00
"Bonus Buy" Tuesdays
With the booking of any 60 min Specialized Facial, receive a complimentary 30 min Manicure (no substitutions available).
Enjoy a 30 minute Aromatherapy Massage with a Spa Refresher for only $50.
“Spa Therapy” Thursdays
Wrap yourself in savings! Enjoy our Algae Body Wrap and get a 15% discount!
All these specials are not valid on holidays or long weekends.
Location & Hours
The Briars Resort & Spa55 Hedge Road, RR # 1
Jackson's Point, ON L0E 1L0
- The Toronto-Pearson International Airport is located approximately one hour from the resort (guests may want to tack on an additional 30 minutes during heavy traffic.)
- Pets are not permitted at the resort.
- Flexible meeting rooms can accommodate small parties of eight and large functions of up to 140.
- The region's humid, continental climate experiences warm summers and cold winters with ample snow. Summer storms are typical.
Facilities & Amenities
Drawing energy from its lakefront setting, activities at the 200-acre estate are designed to reinvigorate. Golfers can tee off on the 18-hole course, designed by Stanley Thompson and Clinton "Robbie" Robinson, or receive expert instruction from the club's golf professional. The warmer months welcome tennis and a good number of water sports like canoeing, tubing, and boating, while guided history and nature walks offer a glimpse into the resort's rich history; there is also a nice range of winter offerings, including cross-country skiing, ice fishing, snowboarding, sledding, and horse-drawn sleigh rides.
The resort's fitness room comes stocked with treadmills, elliptical machines, multi-station equipment, and free weights; in addition, an indoor swimming pool encourages relaxation year-round. Fitness aficionados can also participate in a yoga class, and personal training sessions are available upon request.
Rooms & Dining
The lakefront resort houses 50 guest rooms and suites, as well as 15 cottages located within an eight-minute walk from the inn. A majority of rooms have high-speed Internet access and a balcony or patio overlooking garden or lake views, and some come appointed with fireplaces or whirlpool bathtubs. Woodlands cottages are conveniently situated steps from the outdoor pool and golf course. Guests can enjoy amenities like daily housekeeping, cable TV, and coffee and tea services.
The main dining room provides an elegant yet relaxed ambience. There is also a separate family dining area. Cuisine focuses on the freshest and best-quality local and imported ingredients and uses sustainable seafood through the ocean-wise program whenever possible. The casual Drinkwaters Lounge features light options and alfresco dining on the patio, enveloped by lovely garden and lake vistas. The Summer House serves breakfast during July and August.
Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diets can be accommodated.