With majestic views, clean air and calming natural surroundings, mountains make the perfect setting for health and wellness. From snow-covered peaks, oxygen-filled green forests and dry desert expanses, the mountains are calling. We’re showcasing 10 of the best mountain spa resorts to help you get the most out of your next escape into higher altitudes.
Crystal Spa at Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa is a family-owned and family-inspired all-season resort. The 18,500-square-foot oasis celebrates relaxation, renewal and the environment on a grand scale. The resort is the only LEED-certified green building spa in the Midwest, and one of just six in the United States. Healthy food options and endless outdoor activities make Crystal Mountain the Midwest’s premier four-season destination for healthy living. A host of fitness programs include ski and agility training, golf-specific fitness training and a Beach Body Boot Camp, all complemented by the spa’s relaxing and rejuvenating services.
Named after Norwegian Olympic gold medalist skier Stein Eriksen, the Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge was awarded “World’s Best Ski Hotel” by the World Ski Awards thanks to its impeccable service, world-renowned skiing and access to year-round outdoor recreation. The recently completed $14 million expansion has turned the Lodge into the ultimate après ski destination, featuring a new family-friendly pool, a ski-in ski-out Champions Club Plaza (complete with outdoor firepits), and a Champions Club entertainment center.
Wrap yourself in comfort and intuitive personal care at British Columbia’s The Spa at the Four Seasons Whistler Resort, one of North America’s top mountain resorts. Enjoy easy access to the awe-inspiring slopes of Whistler Blackcomb (site of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games), a superb spa, mountainside dining and wilderness adventures year-round.
The Spa at Sun Valley Resort, Sun Valley, Idaho
Discover your own personal spa and wellness journey at Idaho’s iconic mountain town of Sun Valley. The Spa at Sun Valley Resort offers 15 treatment rooms, fitness center and yoga studio, a full-service salon, a year-round outdoor pool with hot tub, and Poolside Cafe. Guests may participate in free yoga classes held in the yoga studio a couple of times a week or in fitness classes offered to guests free of charge. During the summer, Sun Valley offers “Yoga on the Mountain” at both the base and summit of Bald Mountain.
The Spa at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge was inspired by the natural elements of Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada. Built in 1923, this sprawling luxury property lies on the shores of jade-green Lac Beauvert. Besides being a superb romantic getaway, the resort offers easy access to a wealth of wilderness activities year-round.
After a day on the mountain, SpaTerre at Teton Mountain Lodge in Teton Village, Wyoming, offers a quiet respite where you can relax and recharge your mind and body. Its selection of experiential spa services incorporates elements found in nature – herbs, salts, mud and spring water – to delight the mind, soothe the soul and enliven the spirit.
Immerse yourself in The Spa at The Peaks, a mountain retreat inspired by the beauty and vital energy of the San Juan Mountains of Telluride, Colorado. The Spa at The Peaks defines a true spa experience, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and well-being for each and every guest. Here, guests will find a tempting array of experiences, including traditional and innovative spa services, fitness and outdoor recreation, surrounded by the pristine beauty of 14,000-foot Rocky Mountain peaks.
Nestled in southwestern Utah’s red rock bluffs,the Sagestone Spa, Red Mountain Resort is a one-of-a-kind active destination retreat, inspiring guests to pursue health, wellness, balance and joy. With one of the country’s most breathtaking natural settings as its backdrop, the resort features a comprehensive selection of fitness classes and programs, outdoor and hiking adventures, nutritious cuisine and personal discovery seminars.
Discover total serenity among towering pines lining a cream-colored private beach at Stillwater Spa, Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The natural beauty of this property will leave you relaxed and refreshed, including the outdoor pools, fitness center and health club with steam rooms, sauna, change rooms and relaxation areas. The spa offers an unforgettable wellness experience with luxurious massage, facial, body, and salon treatments infused by the natural elements.
The intimate 5,700-square-foot Spa at Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, New York blends the rustic beauty of its setting with a relaxing and serene ambiance. This ski lodge takes its inspiration from the complex mosaic of Adirondack Mountain life. The spa’s luxurious treatments provide the perfect way to unwind and enjoy your vacation. Enjoy a complete menu of pampering services, a spa lunch, and relax with a glass of champagne after your service.
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