Set against the backdrop of the breathtaking Pacific Ocean, the 20 luxurious resorts in Pacific Spas offer a world-class spa experience for armchair travel for spa lovers and inspiration for those seeking a relaxing getaway. Along with two in Mexico, five Canadian spas-four on B.C.'s Vancouver Island-are profiled: Fairmont Hotel & Willow Stream Spa, Banff, Alberta; Wickaninnish Inn & Ancient Cedars Spa, Tofino, B.C.; Clayoquot Wilderness Resorts & Spa, Quait Bay, B.C.; Tigh-Na-Mara, Parksville, B.C.; and Kingfisher Oceanside Resort & Spa, Courtenay, B.C. All are within easy reach of Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco or Los Angeles. Elegant, architecture-quality photography illuminates the exclusive descriptions of facilities, cuisine and accommodations in each destination spa. A resource guide and introduction cover all the practical details, including tipping, what to wear and other spa etiquette.