A popular meeting place in summer, these outdoor baths remain open for swimming throughout winter – if you’re that nuts – though the indoor sauna, Turkish bath, hammam and massage service might be more preferable.
Less than half an hour from Bern, Solbad Schönbühl boasts the largest natural brine spa in Switzerland. Depending on how much you need reviving, you might also fancy the ‘Experience Spa’ with its detoxifying salt scrubs.
Drawing on the hottest thermal water in Switzerland, its large outdoor pool area is equipped with massage jets, waterfalls and a rather addictive whirlpool, while inside you’ll find saunas and hammams.
It’s all in the name when it comes to Panorama Resort & Spa. Situated at 700m above sea level in Feusisberg, the resort features floor-to-ceiling windows that frame romantic vistas of Lake Zurich and the hills beyond.
Hang out in the bubble beds and massage jets in the indoor and outdoor pools, sample the hammam and Turkish baths or head to the Nordic Pavilion to try a trio of saunas followed by an icy bucket shower.
Six indoor and outdoor pools of purest Scuol village mineral water are just the start of the experience at this winter wellness wonderland in the pristine Lower Engadine national park region. Special features such as waterfalls and a salt-water pool sit alongside an extensive sauna area, Roman Irish bathing circuit and treatments. Via dals Bogns 323, Scuol (www.scuol-zernez.com/spa). Daily 8am-9.45pm.
Deep in southern Switzerland, Andeer is rightly proud of its thermal waters – and they’re all there waiting for you to try at Mineralbad Andeer. The spa boasts two 34°C pools, as well as Finnish and bio saunas, a steam bath, physiotherapy and much more. Mineralbad Andeer, Veia Granda 1 J, Andeer (https://mineralbad-andeer.ch). Daily 8am-9pm.
Splashy waterslides, sweaty saunas and pampering massages combine with the precision of a Swiss watch at this vast 10,000m2 waterpark at the foot of Mount Tamaro. Relaxation guaranteed! Via Campagnole 1, Rivera-Monteceneri (www.splashespa.ch). Mon-Fri 10am-10pm; Sat, Sun & public holidays 9am-10pm.