The Best Ski Resort Spas for Après Relaxation

World-class skiing deserves next-level pampering. These nine destinations offer the best of both worlds.

A ski destination’s aprés scene often ranks highly in determining the best places to ski around the world. But, as much as we love a boozy hot chocolate on a sun-drenched patio with a mountain looming in the background after a day on the slopes, we’d be lying if we didn’t admit that a ski resort’s spa scene is equally—if not more—important than its live music and cocktail offerings. After all, what better way to set yourself up for days of successful parallels down powdery white steeps than a visit to a luxurious spa?

Montage Big Sky

When Montage opened in Big Sky, Montana, it was kind of a big deal for the region. The luxury, mountainside property catering to couples, families, and solo ski bunnies debuted in 2021 and in addition to being the community’s first five-star property at the time of its opening, it also brought the first spa of its level. The 10,000 square-foot space is a true haven for fans of the sport Big Sky is known for — and for those who are mostly in it for the aprés action. The Alpine-inspired spa’s high altitude acclimation massage, which opens the diaphragm and lung points and eases headache tension, is designed to help you adjust to the region’s elevation. It finishes with an oxygen beverage to further assist in getting acclimated. Meanwhile, the hot stone and hot toddy massage is the ideal antidote to cold-weather acclimation.

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