The resort of Flims beneath the Laax ski area has been a spa resort for 130 years and continues to offer spa services in a number of locations, led by the five star Waldhaus Flims Resort and Spa. This is a world class facility with fluid transitions from indoor to outdoor pools and superb spa facilities and massage treatments menu available.

Facilities include an indoor pool in a transparent glass cube, an outdoor experience bath with bubble beds, massage jets, whirlpool and neck cascades and a natural swim pond with kids’ pond and stream – with the soft, skin-friendly Flims mountain spring water.

Trips to the Therme Vals (+41 (0)81 926 8080; are highly recommended, a short distance from the resort. Hewn from the local black stone this features an outdoor pool, a flower chamber where petals float across the water, heat radiating from the walls in the fire room and thermal accompanied by a sauna and steam room.