Our collective subconscious has been on overdrive during the coronavirus pandemic. We are all dreaming more about travel right now. We’re thinking, and talking, about travel more, feeling nostalgic about or past travel trips and are also in dire need of recuperation. We bring you a roundup of the best spas, luxurious wellness, modern therapies, and global treatments to help you plan your trip post pandemic!
There is no place like Switzerland for relaxation, wellness, and healing getaways. Set in the picturesque region where nature abounds, travelers can combine the comfort of isolation with the majesty of nature. Relaxing the body and the mind in a luxurious surrounding with the backdrop of the breathtaking Alps, is the perfect escape we have all been longing for. Many hotels in Canton de Vaud region of Switzerland have their own spas with unique treatments that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Here are 5 spectacular must- visits spas in Canton de Vaud, Lake Geneva Region of Switzerland:
In Vevey, the Hotel des Trois Couronnes, this world class resort offers an innovative approach to well-being. Based on three fundamental pillars – the body, the mind and nutrition – the Puressens Destination Spa offers five treatment programmes centred around purification, weight loss, beauty, relaxation and renewed energy which offer lasting effects.
Also located in Vevey, the Grand hotel du Lacis launching its new spa this year; Dr. Burgener Switzerland Care & Spa which applies the Haute Couture concept. Juxtaposing customised beauty practices with the very latest technology, the result is a fully customised cosmetics programme combining an in-depth knowledge of skin care with personalised cosmetics and treatments adapted to the needs of each client.
Perched on the hilltops of Vevey, on Mont-Pèlerin, the hotel boasts a surface area of 1,750 m2 and enjoys breathtaking views of the Lake Geneva and the Alps. Created by the Maison Givenchy, all treatments are performed by therapists trained by the Spa Givenchy Paris teams. The spa comprises a total of 11 treatment rooms, a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, hammam and a foot balneotherapy area.
The Willow Stream spa at the Fairmont boasts 2,000 m2 of space dedicated to weight loss, relaxation, and beauty. After a relaxing dip in the outdoor or indoor pool; facial care, body wrap treatments or massages provide the perfect finishing touch to this relaxation-filled experience. Willow Stream Spa was voted Europe’s Best Luxury Spa Hotel at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2018.
Secretly nestled in a green setting, the new Five Worlds Spa at the Beau-Rivage Palace has recently been given a stunning renovation. In addition to its magical setting, it has new features including an exceptional double suite and a yoga and meditation studio that can accommodate group classes.
About Canton de Vaud, Lake Geneva Region
Located in the heart of Europe, the region is served by Geneva international airport, which is only a 40-minutes train ride away from Lausanne. It shares its borders with France and the cantons of Geneva, Neuchâtel, Fribourg, Berne and Valais. With an area of 3,212 km2, it is one of the largest cantons in Switzerland.