Whether you spend your day skiing, snowboarding, biking, hiking or any of the other active pursuits that Chamonix has to offer, it is important to rest those weary muscles and take some time for yourself to relax. The QC Terme spa in Chamonix is just the ticket to sit back unwind and enjoy the views.
This beautiful spa in Chamonix centre has a wonderful welcoming feel as soon as you walk into the well-decorated reception area, where you can test some of the products the spa has for sale, these are the cosmetics used throughout the spa and are all eco friendly and you can purchase them in the spa or online on their website.
When you check in, you will be provided with towels, robes, and slippers and shown to the changing rooms where you have access to shampoos, creams and other natural products and lockers so your personal items will be safe throughout your experience.
Exploring the QC Terme Spa in Chamonix
The QC Terme experience is one to remember, with 10 different spa sites in iconic places in Italy and France, these people know how to do ‘relaxation’ at its best! With a number of rooms to explore, you will go on a sensory journey around the different areas.
Start your visit with a trip to the outstanding outside infinity pool with massaging bubbles to help with blood flow and circulation and magnificent panoramic views of the valley, Mont Blanc and the Aiguille du Midi. If you haven’t already been up the Midi it’s definitely worth the visit!
After exploring the infinity pools, waterfall and breathtaking views from the outside you can start the journey through the indoor rooms and experiences.
Explore your way through the series of saunas, hammams and steam rooms, followed by a bed of rain and hot/cold bath experience. Then try the facial self-massage room and if you want to kick back and enjoy a good book you can unwind in one of the themed relaxation rooms, there is a low voice and sound policy throughout the spa so you will not be disturbed.
Each room is different and complete with its own set of benefits or submersion in an experience, e.g. the salt room will help oxygenate your blood and help free airways, the vintage sledge room will take you back to a 1900@s Chamonix and the indoor garden lets you become one with nature.
There is an on-site bistro that serves lunch every day. The food is excellent and served as a buffet and is usually very healthy and delicious, it will not disappoint.
If you are arriving or staying later you can also enjoy an aperitif in your robe while watching the sunset on the terrace.
Please check here for accurate timings on the bistro as they change each year.
If you truly want to relax and unwind you can book in for a massage from a professionally trained masseuse, there are a number of different ones to choose from depending on their specialities which include traditional full body, back, legs, anti-stress, energetic and face. You can choose the treatment that suits your needs and help really relax those tired muscles after full days on the mountain.
The spa usually opens at 09:00 Sunday to Thursday and closes at 22:00. staying open till 23:00 on Friday and Saturdays.