There are few places we’d rather be after a glorious day on the hill, than relaxing in the hot tub - shooting the breeze with friends and family, sipping something refreshing and warming numb noses, while working aquatic magic on aching limbs.
A versatile piece of kit, the private Jacuzzi is equally adept at warming you up for a night out on the town, or recharging your batteries for the next day of skiing. Sit back, relax and imagine the warm bubbles rubbing your back as you browse…
Scandi-style La Brêche has its hot tub taking centre stage out on the terrace, perfectly positioned for watching the sun set over Alpe d’Huez at the end of the day. And that’s not your lot when it comes to this property’s wellness wonders… You also have two infa-red saunas and wooden bath tubs as part of the en-suites.
Chalets aren’t always a study in traditional timber and stonework, as proved by the ice cool Arktic. Contemporary style (check out that floating fireplace) joins a suite of wellness facilities on the scale of a small hotel and a spectacular, piste-side location. The terrace tub’s the sugar on the soufflé, guaranteeing you’re rejuvenated for your next day on the piste. The area doesn't scrimp on stunning surroundings either - to be enjoyed through the huge floor-to-ceiling windows, your en-suite bedroom window or that bubbling tub.
The vistas across the lake from the Cairn’s outdoor hot tub to the illuminated mountain face known as ‘The Fingers’ can make it hard to get your breath back - especially if it’s a clear starry night. These continue indoors to the lounge, where you can drink them in with hot chocolate by the open fire. If you can ever drag yourself away, you'll find more bars and restaurants than most of Tignes 5 villages put together just 3 minute's walk in Le Lac centre. Come morning, make it out with the first via the nearby Aeroski gondola or Palafour chairlift or by hopping on the shuttle bus (it stops outside) and being escorted to the Val Claret lifts.
Chalet Anne is excellently furnished and has a distinct alpine and homely feel. The well-appointed living room is perfect to sit up to 8 people comfortably around the traditional fireplace while a further snug area has sofas for up to 4 people. The chalet also features a TV, DVD, WIFI radio/connected music system, dartboard and a private balcony, outdoor hot tub.
Chalet Silene offers a private sauna but there is even an outdoor hot tub for ultimate relaxation while enjoying the views and maybe a glass of champagne.
Chalet Campanula has its own spectacular outdoor hot tub, perfect to relax, and recharge the batteries while admiring the amazing mountain views.
Chalet Bellevarde is a bright and airy chalet with full sun most of the day. Should you find yourself aching after your day on the hill, feel free to make use of the two new outdoor hot tubs and showering facilities in the ‘Cacholet' courtyard.
No one complains about relaxing in a bubbling pool with some of the best views nature has to offer, so tubs are great if you're travelling with non-skiers too. You can't beat an evening chilling with as many of your group as will fit and a few bottles of phizz. Even the skiing purists love how the Jacuzzi jets work wonders on muscles and halt developing aches in their tracks.
This little slice of luxury doesn’t have to come with a 5 star price tag. To help make a hot tub holiday a reality, we’ve gathered the best offers like group-discounts and 2-for-1 ski and boot hire. Skiing with a whirlpool spa bath has never been cheaper, and the spectacular views are on Mother Nature.
Check if yours is indoors or outside - indoor hot tubs are cosy-warm and uniquely private, while the outdoor version opens up the surreal experience of sitting bubbling away amid fresh falling snow. When the temperature drops, just keep your shoulders under water. Bliss…
|Chalet La Breche||Alpe d’Huez||France||16||Scandi style chalet, saunas, outdoor hot tub|
|Chalet Arktic||Tignes||France||16-18||Indoor pool, sauna & hot tub|
|Chalet Anne||Les Arcs||France||8||Outdoor hot tub|
|Chalet Cairn||Tignes||France||12-14||Outdoor hot tub & cosmic sauna|
|Chalet Campanula||La Plagne||France||14||Hot tub, close to piste|
|Chalet Silene||La Plagne||France||10-10||Sauna / Steam room, hot tub|
|Chalet Bellevarde||Val d'Isere||France||14||Outdoor hot tubs|
|Chalet Rikiki||Courchevel||France||22||Outdoor hot tub on terrace|
|Chalet Hellebore||La Plagne||France||8||Outdoor hot tub & private sauna|
|Chalet Kilimanjaro||Val d’Isere||France||10||Luxury chalet with private hot tub & steam showers|
|Chalet des Amis||Morzine||France||8-12||Hot tub with drinks elevator|
|Marais Rouge||Verbier||Switzerland||13||Hot tub & sauna|
|Chalet Marielaine||Morzine||France||6-7||Hot tub in garden|
|Chalet Davos||Val d’Isere||France||8||Indoor/outdoor sunken hot tub|
|Chalet Louis||Les Gets||France||8-10||Outdoor hot tub|
|Chalet Lafitenia||Val d’Isere||France||12||Luxury chalet with 2 outdoor hot tubs|
|The Manoir||Morzine||France||10-15||Outdoor hot tub|
|Chalet Bois d’Emeraude||La Tania||France||8-9||Outdoor hot tub & steam room|
|Chalet Klosters||Val d’Isere||France||8||Private hot tub on balcony|
|Chalet La Bergerie||Tignes||France||13||Luxury chalet with 2 outdoor hot tubs|
We update this list often but facilities can change, so if any specific feature is essential to your trip, make sure you ask us to confirm the details before you book your holiday.