10,000sq m spa to open in the Swiss Alps this summer

A 10,000sq m spa is set to open in Switzerland this summer, as part of the opening of the Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne

The Alpine Spa will be situated on a mountain top 450 metres above Lake Lucerne, offering views of the lake and the surrounding mountains.

The spa will comprise a 7,000sq m wellness area with floor to ceiling glass walls, with features including a Kneipp bath, rasul mud chamber, Turkish hammam and panoramic sauna.

Other facilities will include a “tranquillity room” with a log fireplace, a whirlpool tucked into a cave feature, 15 treatment rooms and three private spa suites.

There will also be a 3,000sq m spa with an infinity pool heated to 36°C and a garden area. The spa will also include a fitness centre offering classes such as body pump and yoga, among others.

The resort’s managing director Bruno Schöpfer said: “We believe that wellbeing is as much about the mind as the body and this ethos is central to the design of the spa, creating a spiritual mountain-top haven. “

The resort will additionally comprises The Waldhotel medical centre, featuring 160 rooms, a spa on the premises and a team of physicians offering medical services. 

Services will include medical check-ups, treatments for those suffering from burnout, convalescence services, and beauty and spa treatments.