Top-10 of the Most Famous Spa Resorts in Switzerland
Mineral thermal springs, fresh alpine air, relaxing views. Be ready to your spa holidays in Switzerland. Have a look at top 10 of the most popular spa destinations in Switzerland.
Located between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, Interlaken is a perfect holiday destination. Crystal water and glaciers of the Jungfrau make a relaxing break with hydrotherapy and aromatherapy in Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, Lindner Grand Hotel Beau Rivage and Hotel Derby an unforgettable experience.
The chalet village of Gstaad in the Bernese Oberland offers luxurious conditions in the country-side environment. The Gstaad Palace SPA, Grand Hotel Park Spa and Le Grand Bellevue are equipped with modern-inspired healthy cuisine and different wellness experiences including steam baths, infrared, herbal and hay saunas, salt rooms, body and facial treatments.
Lugano is an ideal place for a luxurious wellness getaway. It is the largest holiday resort in the Italian-speaking region of Ticino. With amazing panoramic views of mountains and lakes, the Hotel Villa Castagnola Spa, Aurum Sassa Spa and Spa-Resort Collina d’Oro will give an unforgettable rest. They have plenty of modern facilities to relax and rejuvenate including indoor thermal pools, bio-saunas, jacuzzi, steam rooms and solarium.
The “Pearl of the Swiss Riviera”, the small city of Montreux is a good choice for the sumptuous spa holidays. Located by the shores of Lake Geneva, the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace Grand Hotel Du Lac Vevey pamper their guests with various anti-cellulite, body shaping and detoxification programs to make feel and look younger and fresher. Their wellness facilities also include the massages, Hammam, heated outdoor pools and relaxing baths.
There’s no better way to relax during your holiday in the small Swiss village of Andermatt than with a spa day. The local wellness centers and hotels offer a wide range of spa packages that give you great value for money. Surrounded by the majestic mountains, the Chedi Andermatt Hotel offers sublime beauty treatments, saunas, indoor and outdoor pools and a fully-equipped fitness area.
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One of the most popular ski resorts of the Swiss Alps, the city of St.Moritz located in the Engadin Valley is famous not only for the winter tourism but also its healing mineral springs, which were discovered 3,000 years ago. The most luxurious spa hotels here are Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Giardino Mountain Spa and Palace Wellness where visitors can have a great time in the spacious swimming pools, thermal baths and warm saunas.
Being among the most popular destinations in Switzerland for skiing and snowboarding holidays, Zermatt is also renowned for its exclusive SPA hotels, for examples, like Alpenhof Hotel Superior & Spa, Mont Cervin Palace and Firefly Hotel. They offer luxurious accommodations, delicious healthy cuisine and best health treatments. Here, you can get spoiled with relaxing professional massages, mineral baths and beauty treatments.
Leukerbad is considered the largest thermal spa resort in the Alps. The city prides itself for its wellness centres and spa hotels with thermal water facilities not only for adults but for families with children, too. The largest and best-known spa complexes here are the Leukerbad Therme and Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad with an array of saunas, steam baths, and heated outside pools with spectacular mountain views.
The Swiss village of Adelboden in the middle of the Bernese Alps is one of the best places to relax surrounded by beautiful natural landscapes. This wonderful spa resort is the first destination in Switzerland to have been awarded the Alpine Wellness holiday resort certificate. In the modern wellness complexes such as the Adelboden Parkhotel Bellevue & Spa and Cambrian Spa guests can experience traditional saunas, outdoor saltwater pools and relaxing steam baths.
Situated on the Rhine Valley, Bad Ragaz is a popular health resort in St.Gallen canton. It is built around the world-famous Tamina Gorge hot spring. There is a lot of top-class wellness hotels with various professional spa treatments here, which attract numerous tourists all year round. It is home to the Swiss largest spa and huge medical health center, Grand Resort Bad Ragaz with its indoor and outdoor pools, bubble loungers, many massage and beauty treatment.