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Switzerland Wellness Guide

A guide to help you find the best hotels & places in Switzerland for Wellness travellers


Wellness and Skiing Holidays in Switzerland

Switzerland is a popular destination for wellness and skiing holidays due to its vast mountainous landscapes, tranquil lakes, and its numerous ski resorts and wellness hotels.

The country’s lakeside cities and ski resort towns boast a great collection of wellness and spa hotels ideal for a relaxing city break, a mountainous getaway, and of course skiing holidays.

Discover our selection of the best destinations to visit for skiing and wellness vacations in Switzerland.


The Swiss Alpine village of Adelboden is a popular ski destination in Switzerland since it hosts the top international circuit of alpine skiing competitions. It is one of the best places to relax in serene natural landscapes and get pampered in one of its excellent luxury and spa hotels with outstanding pools and wellness facilities overlooking mountainous surroundings.


Being the largest thermal spa resort in the Alps, Leukerbad prides itself for its wellness centers with thermal water facilities and spa hotels some of which featuring also their thermal springs.


One of the best places to get spoiled with relaxing massages and special treatments surrounded by mountainous peaks, Zermatt has a good selection of spa hotels.  While this historic village is mostly known as a ski paradise hosting one of the best ski resorts in Switzerland, the Matterhorn mountain enchants!

St. Moritz

Being among the most popular destinations in Switzerland for skiing and snowboarding holidays, the lakeside town of St. Moritz boasts an excellent collection of spa hotels and recreational activities to do in nature. While its snow-capped mountains promise a world-class skiing experience for all levels of skiers.


Luxurious spa hotels overlooking Lake Geneva pamper you within deluxe wellness facilities with fantastic indoor and outdoor swimming pools while some of them offer public swimming baths right on the Lake. Geneva Lake offers a plethora of places to relax in nature and numerous activities to do including canopy tours, hiking and cycling around its shores, and boating tours to name just a few.


Zurich has a great selection of spa hotels with modern hammams, outstanding heated rooftop pools overlooking vistas of Lake Zurich and surroundings, and an excellent array of therapies, facials, and massages. While Lake Zurich is clean and perfect to enjoy swimming during the warm months, as well as walking and jogging across its shores.

In this Switzerland Spa Guide, you will find the best 5-star spa properties and wellness hotels in Switzerland!

The best spa hotels in Switzerland

Rooftop pools with warm waters, heated indoor swimming pools with glass floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking mountainous landscapes, Turkish baths, and thermal spring facilities are only a small piece of your pampering experience in Switzerland.

Whether you are looking to relax in spa hotels with stunning lake views in Zurich and Geneva, in splendid wellness centres in AdelbodenFlimsSt. MoritzCrans Montana, and Zermatt, or soaking in a thermal pool in Leukerbad, Switzerland has every kind of spa retreat on offer!

See our collection with the most popular spa hotels with wellness centers in Switzerland to relax in rooms with large windows overlooking stunning vistas to lakes and nature, indulge in delectable meals, and get spoiled with exquisite spa treatments and massages.

The best places for wellness travellers in Switzerland

The lakeside cities of Zurich and Geneva are perfect for swimming during the summer months while offering a comprehensive array of recreational activities to do in the water and their shores. 

While the ski resort towns of St. Moritz, Zermatt, Adelboden, and Gstaad are known as excellent ski destinations in Switzerland to enjoy snowboarding and winter sports while offering an excellent collection of shops, upscale restaurants, and cozy fireplace lounges.

See our collection with the best places for skiing and winter sports in Switzerland, spa treatments and massages, and popular places for wellness travellers around Switzerland’s big cities and charming villages.

Wellness Tips

Switzerland is a small country full of magnificent and charming landscapes. Popular cities and towns for wellness holidays are Scuol, Bern, Lucerne, Zermatt, Zurich and Geneva.

Staying in a boutique hotel or spa resort in a small town or in the countryside will boost greatly the overall wellness holiday experience. That is due to the fact that these hotels implement themselves in nature, creating the perfect environment for total relaxation.

The Swiss Lakes are surely a great addition to the overall beauty of the country, creating magical landscapes ideal for breathtaking photos. Among the thousand lakes of Switzerland, 103 are more than 30 hectares wide, 58 are more than 1km, 17 are over 10km and 5 are more than 100km.

Lake Geneva is the biggest and most popular lake in Switzerland. It's also known as the glacial lake due to the fact that there are two glacier formations in it, with the one being more than 3700 high. Rowing, boating and sailing are only some of the sports that you can do in the lake.

Switzerland is an excellent skiing destination with sublime skiing resorts. The most popular skiing resorts in Switzerland are Grindelwald, Gstaad, Murren, Verbier, Zermatt, Arosa, Davos, Klosters and Moritz.

Travel Info

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  • Snow & skiing
  • Thermal spa
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  • Sightseeing
  • Local gastronomy
  • Art & culture
  • Hiking
  • Relaxation in nature
  • Family holidays
  • Lgbt holidays
  • City breaks
  • Adventure holidays
  • Water sports
  • Event travel

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 What can I find in this Wellness Travel Guide ?

Our Travel by Interest Experts have created this dedicated wellness travel guide, to help you easily plan your next spa holidays and discover all the places you want to see and all the things you want to do. You can find here the top spa, outdoor activities, hot springs, as well as spa Hotels and Resorts to stay!

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