Mobile phones do not connect in the underground oasis of the St Regis Hotel Spa in Aspen: a plus, making the ‘cosy-chic’ atmosphere even more conducive to relaxation. If you suffer from jet-lag or mountain sickness, opt for a treatment with large reinforcement of oxygen masks. Indeed )2 blown in the nose relieves headaches and vertigo. For extreme ski enthusiasts, hot and cold pools and a hammam allow the muscles to relax. After a treatment, it is highly recommended to take the time to enjoy a cup of coconut tea or enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains or take a dip in the heated outdoor pool.
Nestled between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe, North America’s largest alpine lake, hosts some of the best ski resorts in the country. In the northern region, the Ritz-Carlton Spa is renowned for combining the perfect mountain air, luxury, calm and serenity. Ultra-complete it has 16 treatment rooms, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a full fitness program and a heated pool with view of the slopes. Everything has been designed to relax from the outset!
Sitting at 1,650 metres above sea level on one of the most beautiful sites in Morocco: the Middle Atlas Central. Its extremely fertile land in both water and pasture earned it the nickname of the ‘Little Switzerland’ of Morocco. The 350 m2 spa is dedicated to the well-being of body and mind. Built in noble wood, the spa swimming pool, heated all year round, enjoys an exceptional view over the mountains. Its water, treated with ozone, guarantees optimal conditions of comfort
The Alpina Dolomites lodge is in the heart of the Alpe di Siusi, the largest plateau in Europe. At the foot of the mountains, in the heart of nature, this establishment is renowned for its optimal skills in well-being, health, fitness and beauty. The impressive volumes, the lights, the huge picture windows with mountain views make the Alpina a haven of peace. For your moments of aquatic relaxation, you can choose between the indoor infinity pool and the all year-round outdoor heated pool. Not to mention the large bathing area including a Finnish sauna, a sauna with aromatic herbs, a hammam with salt therapy, sensory showers, relaxation lounge with fireplace and water beds and a ‘private spa’.
Haute cuisine has long been a pillar of Scott Dunn’s ethos, and for the 2017/18 ski season it’s been taken to new level. Try the company’s bespoke Flying Chefs programme, chalet guests can have lunch or dinner prepared (with a masterclass thrown in, if desired) by one of six world-renowned chefs: Pierre Koffmann, Sat Bains, Mauro Colagreco, Monica Galetti, Alyn Williams or Andrew Wong. All have culinary CV’s awash with Michelin stars and AA rosettes, guaranteeing a meal to remember.