Chamonix Valley Spas & Massages

Several hotels in the Chamonix Valley offer access to their spa centre and pool to non-hotel guests.

This post is not a full list of tried and tested spas and massages; I have clearly not done enough of my own “parent pampering” in the last six years!  In fact, the only spa I have managed to visit has been Deep Nature’s Les Granges d’en Haut in Les Houches.  I have had two wonderful massages there and I really enjoyed the spa area; there is lots to choose from in a small area (pool, jacuzzi, hammam, Finnish sauna, Nordic bath, relaxation area) and I found the location to be very relaxing and the views are simply stunning.

In addition to this list below, many of the privately-run chalets can organise a masseur/masseuse to come to you.


Chamonix Spas 

Le Refuge des Aiglons

The entry here to the Deep Nature spa is 19€ for non-hotel guests / see here for more information / address: 270 avenue de Courmayeur, Chamonix, 74400 / tel: +33 (0)4 50 55 90 93

Le Morgane

Le Morgane’s spa and pool is another Deep Nature offering in the centre of town, also open to non-hotel guests for 19€ / see here for more details / address: 145 avenue de l’Aiguille du Midi, 74400, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc / tel: +33 4 50 53 57 15;

Hôtel Héliopic

The Hôtel Héliopic’s spa is run by Nuxe, and non-hotel guests can use this and the hotel pool for free with the purchase of a massage or products / see here for more details / address: 50 place de l’Aiguille du Midi, 74400, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc / tel: +33 (0)4 50 54 55 56;

Albert 1er (Le Bachal) 

This well-known hotel and restaurant has a spa called Le Bachal, which is open to non-hotel guests / see here for more details / address: 38 route du Bouchet, 74400, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc /
tel: +33 (0)4 50 53 05 09;

Le Park Hotel Suisse & Spa

See here for more details about the Serenity Spa at this hotel (open for non-hotel guests for 30€) / address: 75 allée du Majestic, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc / tel: +33 (0)4 50 53 07 58;

Grand Hôtel des Alpes

See here for more details about the spa and wellness centre at this grand and historic hotel in the centre of Chamonix / address: 75 rue Dr Paccard, 74400, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc / tel: +33(0)4 50 55 37 80;

Hôtel Mont Blanc

Another grand and historic hotel in the centre of Chamonix, the offering here is the Spa by Clarins (run by Deep Nature) / this sumptuous hotel has been recently-renovated and offers non-hotel guests entrance to its spa for 30€ / see here for more details / address: 62 allée du Majestic, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc / tel: +33 (0)4 50 53 71 09;

QC Terme Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Soon to open in Chamonix, near the Sports Centre, QC Terme Chamonix Mont-Blanc (the same company that runs Pré Saint-Didier in Italy) will consist of several pools, saunas, hammams and will provide massages and treatments.  Check the FB page for official opening date . . .

© QC Terme

Les Houches

Les Granges d’en Haut 

Les Granges d’en Haut have a lovely spa and small swimming pool run by Deep Nature: there is an outdoor Finnish sauna and Nordic bath on the terrace, and indoors there is a small swimming pool, lounging chairs, hammams and sauna / the location boasts superb views, it really is very serene / *good to know – there are also yoga and pilates classes held here – I have been to one of Charly’s (Murmure Yoga) Sunday morning yoga ateliers here (this also allows you reduced entrance to the spa) / booking a massage or treatment gets you entry to the spa and pool; or you can simply purchase entrance to the spa and pool for 29€ / Deep Nature also offers a series of children’s soins / see here for more details / address: 1000 route des Chavants, 74310, Les Houches / tel: +33 (0)4 85 30 00 17;

Les Granges d’en Haut © montblancfamilyfun.com

Tines

Excelsior Hôtel & Spa Chamonix

The hotel is run by the Best Western, and the Spa Pure Altitude and swimming pool are open to non-hotel guests / see here for more details / address: Best Western Plus Excelsior Hotel & Spa Chamonix, 251 chemin de St Roch, 74400, Tines, Chamonix / tel: +33 (0)4 50 53 18 36;

Résidence Prestige Odalys Isatis

A new complex of holiday apartments in Les Tines, this residence also has a spa and partly-covered pool, open to non-residents out of school holiday season / address: Résidence Prestige Odalys Isatis, 25 chemin de Saint Roch, Les Tines, 74400, Chamonix;

© Résidence Prestige Odalys Isatis

Vallorcine

Résidence Vallorcine (Vallorcine)  

The Spa du Mont-Blanc by Cinq Mondes is open to non-hotel visitors by reservation / there are also children’s soins available (children must be accompanied by an adult) / see here for more details / see here for more details / address:  Résidence & SPA Vallorcine Mont-Blanc, Chef Lieu, 74660, Vallorcine / tel: +33 (0)4 50 54 75 20;


Further afield spas

I aim to write a post about more of the spa options au Pays du Mont-Blanc (once I have tried them out!).  For now, here are my “tried and tested” spas . . .

Les Bains du Mont-Blanc (Saint-Gervais-les-Bains)

The thermal baths in the Parc Thermal are famous as a centre of cure here in France; on-site, as well as the thermal baths, you will find physiotherapists and other medical experts, and a whole range of beauty products! / the thermal baths of Le Fayet have been open to the public since 1807! / le parcours santé forme costs 29€ and there are a multitude of other options / there are also some reduced-rate family options and a Maman, Bébé, Papa option! / opening hours: Monday to Friday from 15h to 21h30, Saturday from 9h30 to 21h30 and Sunday from 9h30 to 20h / address: 355 allée du Docteur Lépinay, Le Parc Thermal, 74170, Le Fayet / tel: +33 (0)4 50 47 54 57 / website / FB page;

Les Bains du Mont-Blanc in the snow! © Les Bains du Mont-Blanc
Pré St Didier (Italy) 

Located a short drive from Courmayeur, the Spa of Pré St Didier is a favourite destinations for Chamonix locals and tourists to go and relax / *good to know: for adults and children 14+ years!* / see here for more details / address: Terme di Pré-Saint-Didier, Pré-Saint-Didier, Val d’Aoste, Italy / tel: +39 (0)165867272;

Les Bains de Saillon, Valais (Switerland) 

Set among terraced vineyards, with a view of the little castle atop the medieval bourg, this spa/aquatic centre has both indoor and outdoor attractions . . . three thermal pools (32 to 34°C), a semi-Olympic pool (28°C), a thermal river (120m long) and more . . . / some of the outdoor attractions will only open during the summer months / six restaurants on-site! / price: adults CHF24 to 28, children (4 to 16 years) CHF13 and FREE for under 4s! / addressroute du Centre Thermal 16, 1913, Saillon, Switzerland / tel: +41 (0)27 602 11 11 / about 1h drive from Chamonix / website;

River rapids at Les Bains de Saillon © montblancfamilyfun.com
Les Bains de Lavey, Vaud (Switerland) 

Les Bains de Lavey are reserved for adults and children 4+ years / address: route des Bains 48, Lavey-Morcles, Switerland / about 1h drive from Chamonix / FB page / website;

Leukerbad (Switzerland)

The termal town of Loèche-les-Bains has a beautiful setting, amidst the snowy mountain peaks, and this spa town is a real escape . . . 10 pools (between 28°C and 43°C!), and a new bassin aventure! / with two dedicated pools for children / price: adults CHF 25 to 30, children (8 to 16 years) CHF 14 and free for under 8s and open to all children from birth! / massages for children & parents available / there are lots of different hotel complexes here, so you can have a proper family spa getaway! / address: Loèche-les-Bains / about 1h45 drive from Chamonix / website;

5 thoughts on “Chamonix Valley Spas & Massages

  1. Do you know of any hotels in Chamonix with 25meter pools?

    Is the public pool there clean, bright and nice for lap swimming?

    Thank you

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    1. Hello JP, I’m afraid that I don’t know the answer to that, but I would think not, as 25m is big! The public pool in Chamonix I have always found to be clean and the light shines through brightly for lap swimming (with a view of Mont-Blanc!). See here for more details: http://www.cc-valleedechamonixmontblanc.fr/index.php/sport/piscine-sauna-hammam.html

      There are also public pools, newly renovated, nearby in Saint-Gervais-les-Bains and Megève.

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