Find Relaxation and Rejuvenation in the Mountains at Vermont Ski Resorts
Consistently ranked as one of the healthiest states in the nation, it is no wonder that visitors come from far and wide to experience the serenity of the Green Mountains. After soaking up the fresh Vermont air and mountain top views on a medicinal herb walk, or breaking a sweat during an exhilarating spin class, visitors can choose from a variety of holistic treatments and calming experiences to regain their center. A full body maple scrub, rejuvenating facial, deep tissue massage, or calming yoga and meditation sessions are just a few of the many relaxing offerings to be found at Vermont ski resorts.
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 with designated times for swimming laps. 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 the day’s adventures. Jay Peak is an active place for active families, and Taiga Spa is an oasis of calm within it. So, go get bumped and bruised having fun, then let them give your body a reset.
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.
The NatureSpa at Mount Snow invites visitors to revitalize their spirit in the beauty that surrounds Vermont, and to choose a path to wellness that indulges the senses for optimal renewal. Whether it’s a guided hike with one of their naturalists, or an evening of yoga followed by one of Mount Snow’s Holistic Spa Treatments, or a more traditional spa retreat filled with massages, maple body scrubs and natural botanical skin treatments, the spa staff are ready to put visitors back on the path to a healthy and enlightened existence.
Smugglers’ Notch Resort
Health and wellness offerings at Smugglers’ Notch Resort deliver relaxation and fitness. Offerings include a meditation class that introduces techniques to encourage stress release, yoga for all levels and 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 will host 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.
Stowe Mountain Resort
Inside the Spa at Stowe Mountain Lodge guests enjoy true relaxation, being able to let go of the outside world and leave behind their daily responsibilities, turning their cell phones off and living in the moment. Guests have time to take in what is happening and enjoy every minute of it as they allow themselves the freedom to not worry about everything else in their lives. For some that comes with the touch of a massage or facial, for others, it’s a yoga session, laps in the pool or relaxing in the hot tub or sauna.
Stratton Mountain Resort
Relax, unwind and say “spa.” The Stratton Day Spa offers a full menu of massages and body and holistic treatments. Take yoga practice out of the studio and onto the mountain with spring and summer yoga classes at both mid-mountain and on the summit. Yoga classes, cycling, personal training, massage therapy and more are available at the Stratton Training and Fitness Center all summer long. In June, Stratton will host Wanderlust, a one-of-a-kind yoga festival that brings together the world's leading yoga teachers, top musical acts and DJs, renowned speakers, top chefs and winemakers, and much more.
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 visitors need quiet time to unwind or want to revitalize sore and tired muscles, Trapp Family Lodge Fitness Center will exceed all wellness needs. Relax and rejuvenate with yoga, meditation and exercise classes, or choose from a variety of massage services. Visitors looking for a healthy way to spend their summer evenings can participate in the Trapp Family Lodge’s weekly Summer Trails Series and enjoy a 5k run on their beautifully maintained trails.
Woodstock Inn & Resort
Restore mind and body and connect with nature through organic products and unique seasonal treatments that capture the essence of Vermont. 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.