New peaks of pampering are swooshing onto the European Ski and Spa scene, offering pre-ski performance boosters and après-ski relaxation and recovery.
AWAY SPA AT W VERBIER:
W’s first alpine ski resort mixes New York urban chic with spectacular Swiss mountainscapes
W Verbier is the place to be seen for global trend setters looking for a luxurious ‘ski and spa’ residence for their holiday. Situated at the foot of the slopes beside the Médran gondola, the new hotel features the 123 rooms and suites, all with their own fireplace and balcony.
W Verbier’s AWAY Spa will seduce Ski and Spa junkies with a luminous, white reception area leading through to a darker, cocoon-like pampering zone that includes nine intimate treatment rooms, a sauna, Jacuzzi and hammam. In addition to panoramic views down the valley, the indoor/outdoor WET deck will feature its own buzzing bar area and underwater lighting that will transform the pool from day to night.
THE VALMONT SPA AT THE KOH-I NOR:
A Prestige Spa offering Valmont beauty care and cosmetics
The Hotel Koh-I Nor is a 5* Hotel in Val Thorens, part of the vast Trois Vallees ski area. Situated at the top of the resort, with ski-in/ski-out access, the Hotel Koh-I Nor enjoys an exceptional location with a panoramic view of the resort and the valley below. Offering 63 luxurious rooms and suites, 2 restaurants and a bar, guests can also enjoy THE VALMONT SPA AT THE KOH-I NOR, a haven for relaxation and wellbeing after an exhilarating day on the slopes.
The Koh-i Nor Valmont Spa comprises two pools, a fitness room, sauna, steam bath, Jacuzzi, experience showers, salt wall, ice fountain, relaxation area and solarium. The team of experienced professionals from Star Wellness offers a complete range of massages and beauty care in four treatment rooms – to round out your day and indulge your body’s deepest needs.
Ô des CIMES SPA AT KALINDA VILLAGE:
A New High Altitude Spa Guaranteed to Help You Soar
Kalinda Village sits in the heart of Tignes 1800, in the skiing Mecca of the Espace Killy. The first mountain eco village in France, this newer ski-in/ski-out residence offers 109 luxury apartments, each fully equipped for 4–10 people, a relaxation and fitness area with an adults-only swimming pool, a lively children’s pool, an ESF crêche, plus a range of shops and services in the heart of the village.
At the entrance of one of the best ski areas in the world with amazing views of Mont Blanc, Kalinda Village is committed to the highest levels of service with a special focus on the well-being of its families. Central to the village is the new Ô des Cimes Spa, developed in partnership with renowned cosmetic brands, DECLÉOR and SOTHYS. The 1700 sq m well-being complex will feature Jacuzzis, saunas, hammams and a state of the art fitness suite, plus a range of special skiers’ facials and impressive sporting treatments designed to soothe those aching après-ski muscles.
Ski Holidays are available through Erna Low Ski Holidays. www.ernalow.co.uk
All images courtesy of the individual resorts.