Vancouver is nestled between the Coast Mountains and Pacific Ocean, which makes for crisp air to combat jet lag. Check into the Shangri-la Hotel downtown and explore the city by foot.the waterfront is just 10 minutes away, while historical Gastown – now a hipster hub filled with bars and restaurants – is a little further along. g
While at the hotel, dine at GEORGES, Canada’s only offering from the three Michelinstarred chef. The black moreish; market byjgvancouver.com.
Recharge afterwards at Shangri-la’s CHI, THE SPA with the Aroma Vitality massage ($187 for 80 minutes), which combines Swedish, Shiatsu and lymphatic-drainage techniques.