Refresh and Rejuvenate in Vermont’s Green Mountains
Take a deep breath in the Green Mountains and you’re bound to feel rejuvenated just by the fresh air and sweet smells of nature. Vermont is a hub for holistic adventure and wellness, often topping the charts as one of the healthiest and happiest states in the US. It’s no wonder there are a plethora of wellness programs, activities, events and resources available to visitors at Vermont ski resorts. From nature hikes and mountain top yoga to organic spa treatments and local cooking demonstrations, Vermont serves as a healthy escape for individuals, couples, and families that are looking to recharge this summer.
Stowe Mountain Lodge
The Spa and Wellness Center at Stowe Mountain Lodge takes pride in guiding guests to achieve their ultimate level in wellness and balance. They offer the Ultimate Detox Package for guests that want to leave feeling refreshed, healthy, balanced and ready to seize the day. Offer includes: 80 minute Detox Facial, 50 minute Detox Body Wrap, 50 minute Ionic Detox Foot Ritual with a hand, scalp and foot treatment, Healing Lodge Access for Detox Ritual. Price: $599 per person, including gratuity.
Stratton Mountain Resort
It’s time to relax, unwind and say “spa.” The Stratton Day Spa offers a full menu of massages, facials and nail treatments. Visitors can also take their yoga practice out of the studio and onto the mountain with spring and summer yoga classes at both mid-mountain and on the summit. Indoor yoga classes, indoor cycling, personal training, massage therapy and more are available at the Stratton Training and Fitness Center all summer long.
Woodstock Inn & Resort
Restore mind and body and connect with nature through organic products and unique seasonal treatments that capture the essence of Vermont. One of the newest spas in New England, The Spa at the Woodstock Inn & Resort boasts a 10,000 square foot, LEED-certified facility featuring 10 treatment rooms, a spa boutique and locally sourced products. Embrace comfort and tranquility with natural light, fresh native flora and Vermont-inspired treatments reflecting the changing season. www.woodstockinn.com
The Killington Grand Spa features a full menu of services, including massages, facials, nail services and body treatments. Guests may also enjoy a fully equipped fitness center, sauna and steam room. Specialties include several custom signature treatments - after all, what's a visit to Vermont without maple sugar? The Killington Grand Spa is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation, call the Grand Spa at 802-422-1050.
Mount Snow Resort
Naturespa at the Grand Summit Resort Hotel creates an environment of rest and relaxation just steps from the main base area of Mount Snow. Guests will find a tempting menu of experiences to choose from, including holistic spa treatments, herbal therapy, massage, group and private fitness, yoga and more. Experience the outdoors with Naturespa’s guided naturalist tours, hikes and other open-air experiences.
Okemo Mountain Resort
Okemo’s source for relaxation and rejuvenation is the Spring House, a two-level, 18,000-square-foot fitness and aquatic center featuring a sauna, hot tub and a recreational swimming pool equipped to accommodate family water fun and designated lap swimming times. The Studio offers Zumba, Yoga and Total Body Fitness classes. There is a fully equipped fitness room and even a racquetball court. Spa services including Swedish and deep tissue massage or hot stone therapy are available. Also popular are facials and body scrubs including a unique maple and brown sugar foaming scrub that leaves skin glowing with a relaxing scent reminiscent of a Vermont sugarhouse in spring. Call (802) 228-1419.
Jay Peak Resort
Big city spas focus on the aesthetic: a little pull, a big lift, a glossy makeover. At Jay Peak’s Taiga Spa, the focus is on looking and feeling better. It might mean facials, manicures and pedicures, but it will almost definitely include the hands-on massage treatment that cures the little reminders of your day’s adventures. Jay Peak is an active place for active families, and Taiga Spa is an oasis of calm within it. So come here, get bumped and bruised having fun, then let us give your body a reset.
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Health and wellness offerings at Smugglers’ Notch Resort deliver relaxation and fitness. Classes include a meditation class that introduces techniques to encourage stress release, and yoga for all levels, plus a class focusing on poses to ease stiffness for older adults. In addition to returning favorites like the wild edible and medicinal herb walk, an herbalist from Vermont’s Horsetail Herbs hosts four new classes in natural aromatherapy, skincare, food flavorings, and health preparations. These workshops include in-class creation of personalized products and take-home how-to's. www.smuggs.com; 855-581-5906
The Sugarbush Health and Recreation Center is a fully-appointed year-round health and fitness facility offering indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs, a fitness center, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, squash, racquetball, rock gym, sauna and more. Massages are offered by appointment including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Relaxation, Reiki, Hot Stone, and Sports Recovery. The SHaRC also boasts a robust fitness class calendar with classes including yoga, spin, cardio, and much more. Nearby, massage therapy and yoga options include Mad River Massage, Mad River Yoga and more.
Trapp Family Lodge
Yoga, trail running, massage, meditation classes, exercise classes. Whether you need quiet time to unwind or want to revitalize sore and tired muscles Trapp Family Lodge Fitness Center will exceed your wellness needs. Relax and rejuvenate with yoga, meditation and exercise classes, or choose from a variety of massage services. Looking for a healthy way to spend your summer evenings? Participate in our weekly Summer Trails Series enjoy a 5k run on our beautifully maintained trails. http://www.trappfamily.com/fitness-center.htm
The Quechee Club
The Quechee Club is a lifestyle club-community that focuses on holistic, balanced living for club members and guests with more than 5,000 access of wilderness trails, a health & fitness center, massage services, racquet sports facilities, indoor/outdoor pool and Lake Pinneo complete with Paddleboard Yoga and water sports rentals. Guests may enjoy summer seasonal programs like Yoga for golfers, fitness classes, guided off-campus kayak and hiking trips let by our team of recreation professionals or stay close to the Club by mountain biking through our single track groomed trails. For more information about The Quechee Club please call (802) 295-9356 or visit www.quecheeclub.com