Caudalie Chamonix: Snowy Spa Get-Away

The Paris-based luxury beauty brand Caudalie has opened a new vinotherapie spa in the heart of of the Chamonix valley at Les Granges d’en Haut.

Renowned for its Alpine charm, astonishing natural beauty and exceptional skiing, this picturesque French valley is the perfect place to escape to for a few days of pampering with Caudalie. In addition to eight fabulous ski areas, Chamonix affords visitors excellent opportunities for enjoying unspoiled nature, climbing, hiking, mountain racing, and a lively après-ski scene.

Les Granges d’en Haut, the five-star hotel which opened this newest addition to the exclusive circle of Caudalie Vinotherapie spas, offers breathtaking views of the the entire Mont Blanc mountain range from fourteen luxurious chalets that reinvent Alpine elegance. Built on three floors with four en-suite bedrooms, fully fitted kitchens and beautifully furnished living rooms with fireplace, each chalet also has its own private sauna.

Designed by Jean-Francois Seinturner and Bernard Farran, Les Granges d’en Haut melds perfectly with the surrounding mountain landscape. The natural materials used in its construction have been combined with a contemporary aesthetic to create a refined, serene and warm environment that relaxes the mind and enlivens the senses.

The spa itself has an impressive area of over 600 square meters, with five treatment rooms, an indoor counter current heated swimming pool,a tropical shower, a sauna, a hammam and rest areas with panoramic mountain-top views. The interior of the spa utilises the signature aesthetics of the Caudalie brand, and combines bold stone, light wood and natural tones with an elegant and tranquil layout. The cleansing and soothing atmosphere of the spa is further enhanced by the furniture designed by Phillpe Hurel, one of France’s leading designers.

The Caudalie Spa in Chamonix offers an extensive menu of 6 day cures, full and half-day rituals, massages, baths and body wraps, in addition to their signature vinotherapie skin treatments. Vinotherapie harnesses the healing and rejuvenation powers found in vine and grape extracts. These extracts contain powerful, all-natural antioxidants with anti-aging properties. Active ingredients such as Resveratrol-Oleyl, Viniferine, and grape seed oil in Caudalie beauty products work to clarify the complexion, reduce dark spots, restore firmness and nourish the skin deep-down with essential omega fatty acids.

Resolve to pursue total well-being in 2013 and enjoy a relaxing getaway of pampering and luxurious spa treatments with Caudalie. Shake off the stresses and cares of last year in an authentic Alpine hamlet with a fabulous spa-break in Chamonix!

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Natalie Rose

Natalie Rose lives and writes in London. She has an MA and BA in film and literature and a keen interest in travel, culture and fine things.