Top 10 Best Spas for Winter Sports
When we were younger, snow days meant no school — and now that we’re all grown up, snow days still mean serious fun. Mix brisk outdoor adventures with a little après-outdoors spa time, and you’ve got yourself a perfect winter afternoon.
We’ve made it easy, with a list of ideal locations to which you can escape to a spa winter wonderland: From schussing the powdered slopes to ice skating to ski concierges and even dog sledding, there’s something for everybody at these ten resort spas, voted the “Best for Winter Sports” in the 2011 SpaFinder Readers’ Choice Awards. Plus, these places offer plenty of ways to warm up on a wintry afternoon (think luxury spas, romantic fireplaces to curl up beside and cozy lounges to sip hot drinks) that thrill seekers, snow bunnies and spa aficionados alike can all delight in.
At these resorts, when the temperatures drop, the spa scene heats up!
Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Banff Springs (Banff, Alberta, Canada)
The Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge (Park City, UT)
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Four Seasons Resort Whistler (British Columbia, Canada)
St. Regis Aspen Resort (Aspen, CO)
The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch (Avon, CO)
Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa (Stowe, VT)
Viceroy Snowmass (Snowmass Village, CO)
The Lodge at Vail (Vail, CO)
Montage Deer Valley (Park City, UT)
The Ranch at Rock Creek (Philipsburg, MT)
Plus, discover our Top 10 Ski-In/Ski-Out Resorts that boast some of the best ski terrains around the globe.