Enjoying Your Spa Experience


Q. How early should I arrive for my treatment?
A. We recommend you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your Spa treatment to check in and begin to unwind.

Q. What should I bring for my treatment(s)?
A. If your are using the retreat area you will need your bathing suit. We will supply you with a robe, foot wear and a towel. We have a locker area to store your personal items during your stay.

Q. Where can I park?
Dartmouth Interlude: There is ample parking in downtown Dartmouth - you can often park at a meter less than a block away from the Spa. Those enjoying more than a few hours with is should consider one of the parking lots also close in proximity.

Halifax Interlude: Parking is very convenient at our Halifax Marriott Harbourfront location with the choice of two parking lots. You can often park at the hotel itself though from time to time this lot does get full, we then encourage you to use the Casino parkade as an alternate choice. Just a five-minute walk though the indoor pedway to the Spa.

Q. Can I cancel my spa appointment?
A. Yes, although we do require 48 hours notice to avoid any late cancellation fee.

Q. Can I ask my spa services provider to make adjustments for my comfort?
A. Absolutely - this is your treatment - please communicate with your spa service provider regarding room temperature, pressure technique etc. We value your feedback.

Should I let someone know about my allergies, ailments or sensitivities?
A. Of course! Especially if you have high blood pressure, allergies or if you are pregnant. Please notify your Spa coordinator at time of booking.

Q. What should I wear to my Pilates, Body Rolling and/or Yoga session?
A. We recommend that you wear fitted tights and top (or loose-fitting t-shirt). Shoes are not necessary.

Q. Can you direct bill my health care insurance provider?
A. Yes! We now are able to arrange for direct billing for Blue Cross plan members only on therapeutic massages. Please call us for more information if you wish take advantage of this service.

Q. What are the shipping and handling charges for Internet orders?
  • Ground shipping Canada - Spa Products: $14.00
  • Ground shipping International (including United States) - Spa Products: $25.00
  • Gift Certificate Orders (post): Free
  • Gift Certificate Orders (rush delivery): $10.00
  • Spa Pick Up - Save the shipping costs and pick up your order at the Interlude Spa. We'll call you when your order is ready. Free!

Q. Where can I find a description of your services?

Aromatherapy - Aromatherapy massage combines the art of massage with the use of pure essential plant oils that are applied to the skin for a relaxing, revitalizing, detoxifying or balancing effect on the body.

Body Silk - An invigorating sea salt and algae scrub to smooth and replenish the skin followed by a moisturizing body milk and oil application.

Body Rolling - An innovative approach designed to stretch and strengthen the body using 6-10 inch firm PVC balls. By rolling along the muscles from origin to insertion, you release restrictions in both muscles and joints allowing for move freedom in movement, better posture and increased strength for injury prevention.

Healing Stone Massage - This full body massage is enhanced with smooth warm healing stones. A grounding treatment to calm the mind and rejuvenate the body.

Personal Hairstyle - Leave looking as good as you feel. Let one of our advanced hair designers enhance your image (scalp massage included!).

Private Pilates Session - Experience the innovative mind-body principles of the Stott Pilates technique. Finish this session feeling both relaxed and invigorated.

Spa Facial - Choose from our customized treatments to cleanse, nourish, and hydrate the skin. Includes head, neck and shoulder, and hand massage.

Spa Manicure and Spa Pedicure - The ultimate softening and nourishing hand and foot treatments. Includes warm oil application, clay mask, and sand scrub.

Spa Retreat Area - A quiet place to escape - enjoy a relaxing swim, steam, sauna, and or private whirlpool. A wonderful way to start any Spa visit.

Therapeutic Massage - A traditional full body massage using long strokes and kneading techniques. This treatment improves circulation and skin tone, eases tension, and soothes tired muscles.

Spa Retreat Area - A quiet place to escape - enjoy a relaxing swim, steam, sauna, and or private whirlpool. A wonderful way to start any Spa visit.

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