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Luxury hotels often boast about their wellness offerings. Many properties have upgraded their gyms, offer unique spa services, and provide amenities to encourage optimal sleep. But one Swiss resort decided to make even the mundane activities like showering and drinking the healthiest ever.
The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz decided to have the local thermal waters from the Tamina Gorge run through the water taps in their Spa Suites, supplying guests with the famed healing waters right to any faucet. According to the property, these thermal waters offer many health benefits, including boosting metabolism and circulation, improving cardiac function, alleviating rheumatic ailments, nervous system diseases, and combating lung and kidney issues. While the healthy water is used at the resort’s spa, guests staying in these specialty suites get the bonus of benefiting from it all day.
“Thermal water is the very core of Grand Resort Bad Ragaz’s DNA, and it’s incorporated into everything that we do,” General Manager at Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Marco Zanolari, told Departures. “The thermal water is high in nutrients, such as magnesium and calcium, and it flows through the Spa Suite’s faucets, showers, sauna, whirlpool bath, and is even incorporated in the in-room amenities—lotion, shampoo, conditioner. The sole purpose of the Spa Suites is to put guests’ health first and bring the thermal water and its therapeutic effects directly to them.”
Locals and travelers first came to Bad Ragaz to bathe in the thermal water as a method of rehabilitation. When establishing the resort, the creators changed that mentality with the realization that wellness starts at preventative health. That’s why they decided to have to give Spa Suites guests unlimited access to the thermal water to help them relax, recharge, and immerse themselves in an ultimate wellness experience beyond the spa.
Guests are also invited to venture downstairs to the Spa Suites’ water bar to consult with our very own water sommelier, where they can learn about the different types of waters that exist and their health benefits. Additional features of the specialty rooms—which includes the 4,700-square-foot Penthouse Suite—include mountain panorama views, floor-to-ceiling windows and terrace, spacious marble bathroom with fitness equipment, a free-standing whirlpool bath, sauna, steam shower, and private butler service.
How could you leave not feeling recharged?