Let’s face it, if you are heading off to enjoy a winter wonderland ski vacation you’ve gotta find time to truly relax.
Balance is everything.
Your “work” can be enjoying sensational skiing all day on the powdery white slopes; and the “zen” is de-stressing and chilling at the pool and spa after the ski day is done. So you’re recharged and get refreshed for another superb day on the slopes.
Tough life but somebody has to do it!
Here are a few of cream of the crop hot-spot ski-spa resorts in the world, then take your pick!
Italy – Bagni di Bormio Spa Resort, Bormio
This has been a spa town since the 1400s; and now this town has twice hosted the Alpine World Skiing Championships. Just a half mile from the town center you’ll discover 2 majestic ski-spa centers, set just off spectacular forest.
The bathrooms are equipped with hydro-massage fed with thermal water. In the spa, both outdoor and indoor amenities include a dozen open-air baths, Jacuzzis, a Turkish bath and sauna, along with over 70 custom treatments available, and this includes premium facial created from thermal water mud.
Talk about heaven on earth!
Europe – Val d’Isere, France
This quaint resort is a sweet favorite at Powder White, where you get to enjoy thrilling skiing and magically relaxing spa time. This resort offers up everything your heart could ever want after long and laboriously fun day on the slopes. You can relax in the exotic whirl pools, take a relaxing sauna, or book a massage to help ease those aching muscles and set you up for a nice long winters nap.
You wishes are granted both on and off the slope at Val d’Isere, France.
Switzerland – Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa Interlaken
This gem of alpine hotels opened its doors in 1856, nestled at the foot of the Jungfrau Massif in Interlaken, the entrance to 3 spectacular ski areas in the “birthplace of alpine skiing,” Murren and Grindelwald.
No worries on transportation because a convenient shuttle interconnects the resorts, slopes, and the railway.
And the real exciting part is the hotel has 2 spas!
One has over 16 treatment rooms and the other 7. These elite spa facilities are by a gynormous indoor/outdoor pool, hot tubs; a spectacular steamy place to be when it’s actually snowing.
After you are all heated up and relaxed to can replenish your body with all-natural fresh juices and teas from the zen spa cafe.
Learn more about Jungfrau Grindelwald, Switzerland
Austria – Hotel Aurelio Lech
This ski in and out hotel is exclusively hip, with 14 rooms and 5 suits; giving you the feel of a private chalet with bonus amenities. This part of Switzerland gets lots of snow and is known uncrowded slopes.
You can enjoy 7 different treatment rooms, two magnificent indoor pools, one equipped with light and sound therapy, a custom thermal suite with herbal saunas, a meditation room with an open fire, a steam bath with aroma, a Jacuzzi, multi-touch shower, herb baths, deep cold ice pools, and a refreshing snow atrium.
Around the grounds you’ll find various relaxation areas and cafes with fresh fruit, teas, and other organic snacks.
I’m dreaming about this one right now!
Your ski holiday should be all about plenty of time on the slopes but you also deserve some pampering after that long day of battling the hills. Incorporating the spa into your ski adventures just makes perfect sense.
Get set to book your next European ski holiday Zen-style. You’ll be glad you did!