Eskimos, skiing and spa
Ski, igloo, snowshoe walks and spa in the Louron valley
Little eskimos and hunters are the theme of this weekend in the snow. Get you gloves on, pull your hat over your ears, it is time to get to work on your igloo. Start with the foundations then build up the walls, soon your igloo will be finished. Take your souvenir photo to make all your friends jealous! Then it is off for some skiing at Peyragudes with the warm soothing waters of the Balnea spa baths to look forward to at the end of the day. A lovely family dinner in front of the log fire, then bed, what a perfect day!On the map
From 744 € /family Based on 2 adults + 2 children
- 2 days/2 nights in mountain auberge, half-board
- 1 day’s snowshoe walk with a qualified guide (snowshoes provided) - Easy level
- Construction of an igloo
- 1 day family ski pass for Peyragudes
- 1 family pass (2 hrs) for the Balnea Spa baths
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- A great family break to enjoy all the pleasures of the snow
- An easy snowshoe walk with a qualified guide
- The thrill of building your own igloo
- The soothing warm waters of Balnea
Arrival and installation in your auberge. Dinner and night.
Breakfast. Walk in the Aure or Louron valley and the construction of an igloo. Relaxation at the Balnea spa. Dinner and night in your mountain auberge.
Breakfast. Ski for the day at Peyragudes.
Charming mountain auberge
Located close to the Peyragudes ski resort and the GR10 in the Louron valley, this charming auberge offers the warm welcome one only finds in the south west. The view from the balcony is splendid, the shimmering lake, the tiny mountain villages and their houses with slate roofs, the snow capped peaks all around. The setting is peaceful, the rooms simple yet cosy, each with a view over the mountains or the stream. In summer after a day in the mountains everybody gathers on the terrace for a drink. In winter after a day on the ski slopes at Val Louron or Peyragudes the log fire is very welcoming, and Christophe will tell a few tales of the valley. He will also delight you with his cuisine, he is passionate about his cooking and you can enjoy his Garbure, tartiflette, not to mention his grilled prawns, veal 'Oxoa' and his famous home made Gateau Basque. Even the he most demanding of gourmets will be satisfied.
Has 11 bedrooms and can take 33 persons, a restaurant with terrace, lounge with log fire.
Your family room for 4 persons:
1 double bed
2 bunk beds
Bathroom with shower
Animals are welcome
Peyragudes, your ski resort
Beautiful bends, long long descents, natural half-pipes… open over two mountains, Peyragudes has a wonderful ski area in a magnificent setting. From its inception the Peyragudes resort has always innovated with a lively programme of activities and events, the pleasure of skiing with no limits!
Balnea, your spa centre
On the edge of the lake and facing the mountains, the Balnea Spa immerses you in a universe of pure beauty and rafinement.
The spa waters are naturally warm, the inspiration comes from afar, and the relaxation techniques are varied.
With the Roman area
Let yourself go in a world of pure wellbeing. A lagoon of thermal water, massage jets and swan neck jets, musical baths, jacuzzi baths, hamman, heated benches… the dome with its glass facades bathes the spa in a wonderful natural light and offers magnificent views over the surrounding countryside. From the pleasures of the warm spa waters to the joys of the panoramas, everything is here for a calming and sensual experience.
With American Indian area
This space is perfect for families. Geysers, swimming against the current, waterfalls, jacuzzis, water beds… All beneath the watchful eye of the totem poles.
With the Tibetan area
Peace and calm, this space is dedicated to the face and body. Mountain treatments using Arnica, massages with warm sesame seed oil and Tibetan bowls, Thai foot massage and Taiko yoga, traditional Indian massage.
With the Onsen area
Treat yourself to a taste of Japan. 3 outside pools at between 33 and 40 degrees with splendid views over the mountains, a Japanese zen garden, a Japanese pavilion with a room of cryotherapy, 2 saunas with dramatic mountain views.
In the Inca area,
Families can enjoy outdoor pools where the waters are at 37C, in a sumptuous decor of bamboo, temples and statues which transports you to Latin America, all to the backing of Peruvian pipe music. Swimming against the current, jacuzzis, massage jets, and even a beach of stones to take a snow bath in winter... the pure pleasures of warm waters in a delightful and surprising setting.
With the restaurant
Wellbeing is also on your plate, the restaurant serves well balanced, healthy and natural meals.
- From 744 € /family -
- Based on 2 adults + 2 children
The price includes
2 nights in mountain aubergel, half-board - 1 day’s snowshoe walk with a qualified guide (snowshoes provided) - Construction of igloo - 1 day family ski pass for Peyragudes • 1 family pass (2 hrs) for the Balnea Spa baths - Local taxes - Booking fee.
The price does not include
Transport to meeting point - Insurances.
Specially for mums :
A real treat for mums! Whilst the kids and dad are enjoying themselves in the American Indian area or the brand new Inca area, slip off for a Tibetan treat, a massage with essential oils, peeling, lots more... a lovely moment all to yourself.
A great holiday souvenir :
A break with a touch of the Great North, surprising, lots of happy memories to take home, happy smiling children!
Everything is easy for beginners
The conveyor belt lift ' Blanche Neige' is covered. It is completely safe, one can reach the top of the beginners' slopes in the warm and protected from the wind, all the time enjoying the view.