Welcome to The SPA on King! I’m Gillian da Silva and I’ve owned and operated The SPA on King since November 2005.  I am here to pamper you with individualized attention to help you relieve some of all of that and help you feel human again. I believe in natural and organic skin care.  I know the best route to healthy skin is through meditation, hydration, sleep, nutrition and a good organic skin care routine. You won’t find me recommending anything that isn’t from Mother Nature herself. I’ll make us a tea, and we’ll connect through your treatments while you are heard and heal. You are going to feel right at home here with me.

Call 905-743-0006 and leave a voice mail with your name and number – I will be sure to call you back as soon as possible. Your treatment time will be booked ahead which is why there are no walk-in appointments here. If you email there is no guarantee that you will get a prompt response, calling is best.  Always leave a message with your name and number :)

 I really appreciate your business and loyal support over the last twelve years!


I am available for Esthetic services by appointment from Wednesday through Saturday in a comforting and luxurious spa setting. I very proudly feature the Clayton Shagal and Skin Essence Organics skin care lines. Each guest receives my individual attention. I am a certified Axiatonal Alignment Therapist, and incorporate my energy work into my spa treatments.  If you wish to have a single session of the AAT, you can inquire with me about that during your treatment. The 1923 spa building was once the home to Oshawa’s Cutler family. It is an honour for myself and my business partners at Victory Cigars to maintain and preserve this beautiful old historical home in our glorious city.

Check out my WaySpa page. I am located conveniently within walking distance of two University of Ontario faculties, near award winning restaurants and specialty shops, and The SPA on King is your perfect choice for a pedicure during your lunch break or for a few hours of relaxation time.

In August of 2006, I won the Essential Business Impact Award for initiative, growth, sales, and community connections, awarded by Essential Communications Ltd.

The SPA on King has been recognized for excellence in the health and wellness industry by receiving the

Top 50 Spas in Canada spAWARD.


The SPA on King was named one of spAWARDS

Top 50 Spas in
Canada for 2012.

  “Thank you spAWARDS! We are very proud of our small business. Each aspect of our spa has been thought out carefully and executed passionately; from the selection of our wonderful skin care lines, to the time and care spent on each client as an individual,  to the wonderful people we employ as staff.  We are very honoured to have received this award.” -Gillian da Silva, owner The SPA on King.


The “best of” spAWARDS were created to highlight the success and accomplishments of the top names in the industry. Striving to act as a guide for consumers, the spAWARDS categories were designed to help facilitate informed decisions when choosing a spa or health and wellness center.

The 2012 Canadian winners were selected from a pool of more than 500 potential nominations. Criteria for the awards include website creativity, ease in booking appointments, online reservations, gift cards or loyalty programs, innovative spa treatments, unique marketing programs and overall guest satisfaction.

Nominations for the spAWARDS are accepted from May through December, with winners announced in February and March.

“Winning a spAWARD is a remarkable achievement in this industry,” says Roger Sholanki, CEO of spa software company Book4Time.

“It shows you are a trusted brand with an innovative approach to business.”

Julie Crawford, RMT

I would like to wish Julie and her family all the best as she takes maternity leave to welcome her second child!

I will keep this space up to date for Julie’s valued clients.  This way you will know for sure when Julie will be back.

Thanks so much from both Julie and I.


May 17, 2017

Julie is massaging part time, two days per week. 

She is available for Massage Therapy on the following days;

Tuesday 10-3pm

Thursday 3-7pm

Call ahead to book as available time spaces are very limited and book up quickly. 

Thank you!

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