Something rather different and a chance to get an even body tan - this was the thinking behind the naturists' ski trail on the Gjaidalm. After spending a relaxing but probably long evening in his mountain hut, the owner, Hans Schilcher, decided to establish just such a ski run. The only "clothes" to be worn would be cross country skis.
I collected my ticket without a visible trace of embarrassment, stripped down to basics and wandered casually into the first of eleven different rooms for the two hour Roman-Irish spa treatment. It takes pride of place in Leukerbad's offerings and is the resort's most famous treatment. It involves going through the eleven different rooms and spending an exact amount of time in each one as the body is warmed up, cooled down, made to sweat, forced to shiver and then massaged, scrubbed, cleansed and relaxed.
We visited this hotel in December. The location is beautiful as the view. The hotel is very beautiful and the spa is one of the best I sow.
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By Aimee Heckel. That is, with oodles of open space and forested land for backcountry adventures, it's not too difficult to find a secluded spot where no one would notice or care if you lay out on a boulder or cool off in a refreshing river in the buff. Still, there are certain spots in the state where taking your clothes off is thoroughly accepted or expectedincluding hot-springs resorts that are clothing-optional.
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We went for a swim with the family: youngish parents and young children and were really amazed Very nice "aqua" place with variety of relax pools and children area with toboggans. There is also
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