Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains) has some of the best day spas with hot water thermal baths within an easy drive of Lake Geneva in Switzerland.
Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains) in the Valais Alps is the highest and biggest Alpine thermal hot springs resort. Spa facilities and hot baths here range from the family-friendly Leukerbad Therme (previously Burgerbad) to the exclusive and luxurious Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad (previously Lindner Alpentherme). The top luxury hotels in Leukerbad also offer their own spa facilities and treatments exclusively open to hotel guests.
Hot Mineral Water Baths in Leukerbad, Switzerland
Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains) is a year-round Swiss Alpine resort town located high in the Valais Alps above the Rhone Valley in Wallis. The town is mostly famous for having the highest and largest hot water thermal baths in the Alps. Mineral water comes to the surface in Leukerbad at around 51°C and the water temperature in the around 30 thermal baths in the resort town generally ranges from 28 to 43°C.
Leukerbad with its extensive winter sport facilities and summer hiking trails has a well-deserved family-friendly reputation. However, adults will also enjoy the fantastic hot water baths as well as exclusive spa facilities open to adults only.
Leukerbad’s top two day spas are the family-friendly Leukerbad Therme ( formerly Burgerbad) and the more upmarket Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad (formerly Lindner Alpentherme). The cheaper Volksheilbad and Rehazentrum are also open to the general public but have fewer facilities.
Luxury Hotels (Loèche-les-Bains) also offer their own spa facilities and wellness centers to hotel guests. The five-star Les Sources des Alpes is a member of the Relais & Chateaux group. Four-star hotels in Leukerbad with their own hot water pools and spa facilities include the Heliopark (previously Lindner), Le Bristol (previously Mercure), Regina Therme, and Grichting Badnerhof.
The Best Day Spas in Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains), Switzerland
The luxury Walliser Alpentherme Leukerbad Day Spa & Thermal Baths is the best upmarket, adult choice for travelers wanting a pampering spa experience in Leukerbad. The Walliser Alpentherme (previously Lindner) is the classiest day spa in Leukerbad with the emphasis on relaxation. Guests can enjoy the thermal pools, saunas, as well as a wide range of beauty treatments, massages, and medical cures. Children are not banned from the Walliser Alpentherme but they will clearly prefer the fun activities of the Burgerbad.
- See Exclusive Walliser Alpentherme Leukerbad Spa & Thermal Baths for more details.
Leukerbad Therme (formerly known as the Burgerbad) has excellent facilities and is very family-friendly. The spa has ten pools with a range of water features including waterfalls, air bubbles, and massage jets. A special pool and play area for small children is popular with families while children of all ages enjoy the two all-weather water toboggan slides. Saunas, massages, and beauty treatments are available at Leukerbad Therme but the spa facilities offered by the Walliser Alpentherme are more extensive and only slightly more expensive.
- See Family-Friendly Leukerbad Therme Hot Pools and Water Slides for more details on the Burgerbad
Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centers in Leukerbad, Switzerland
In addition to the day spas, day visitors are also welcome at physiotherapy and rehabilitation centers in Leukerbad. At these establishments, the emphasis is more on medical treatment and rehabilitation than on pure relaxation, beauty and anti-stress treatments. Access to the thermal baths here are cheaper than at Leukerbad Therme (Burgerbad) or Walliser Alpentherme but facilities are also significantly more limited and opening hours shorter.
The RZL Rehazentrum Leukerbad specializes in the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal and neurological disorders and the rehabilitation of patients with post-operative and post-trauma conditions. Both in and out patients treatments are available.
The Volksheilbad specializes in physiotherapy and wellness. Several spa treatments are available but once again at a cheaper rate than the more upmarket Walliser Alpentherme.
For More on Leukerbad See Also
- Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains) Thermal Baths Spa Resort in the Swiss Alps
- Exclusive Walliser Alpentherme & Spa Leukerbad (previously Lindner Alpentherme)
- Family-Friendly Leukerbad Therme (previously Burgerbad)
- Transportation to Leukerbad – Getting to Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains) by car or train and bus from the Lake Geneva region and the rest of Switzerland.
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