Surrounded by the serenity of the Swiss Alps and coated in 60,000 slabs of modern and majestic Vals quartzite, the 7132 Therme of Vals, Switzerland, is nothing short of a magical getaway. Here, travelers are intrigued by immaculate architecture while sauntering through seven hot and cold spring bath options.
The 7132 is well-known for its iconic thermal baths. The treatment rooms are aligned with 60,000 slabs of Vals quartzite, creating an area bursting with contemporary aesthetics and architectural grandness. But the magnificent craftsmanship and modern flare of Peter Zumthor aren’t the only draws to the exemplary 7132. It’s the thermal baths within these finely crafted walls.
7132 Thermal Baths
You’ll be met with multiple exciting hot spring pools and baths to choose from, all of which are filled by the highly mineralized waters of the local St. Peter springs.
- Indoor pool (32°C/89.6°F)
- Outdoor pool (36°C/96.8°F (winter) 32°C/89.6°F (summer))
- Fire pool (42°C/107.6°F)
- Blossom pool (33°C/91.4°F)
- Spring grotto (35°C/95°F)
- Sound stone (32°C/89.6°F)
The thermal baths also offer an ice pool, just 14°C (57.2°F). This allows guests to engage in hot and cold therapy, an activity with a realm of health benefits, from the relief of aching joints to improved circulation.
With the inclusion of 12 sweating stones complete with a steam bath, one can genuinely invigorate their body from the inside out. Alongside several therapeutic activities to engage in, guests can quickly achieve peak tranquility and relaxation.
When visiting the 7132, it’s not uncommon to spend the majority of your time exploring the thermal baths and examining the impressive architecture. Yet, there are still many other wonderful activities awaiting guests, including:
- Spa treatments
- Beauty salon
- Skylifts to St. Moritz
- Ice skating
- Business centers
- Horse-drawn sleigh rides
The quintessential 7132 isn’t just a high-end soaking spot for hot spring enthusiasts. Their elegance extends to their impressive selection of dining options, too.
The 7132 Silver is the ideal spot for those seeking fine dining. This restaurant has been awarded two Michelin stars and 18 Gault Millau points, proving its success. The 7132 Cristal is something to brag about, with splendid wines and champagnes paired with what is known as “one of most exclusive kitchen tables in the world.”
The 7132 Red is the preferred option for Italian and French fare, while everyone should head to the 7132 Blue Bar to relax with a drink in the epitome of luxury. Finally, there is the 7132 Dapapa, solely reserved for delicious Italian cuisine, the art deco 7132 Coffee Shop, and the 7132 Glenner, a more casual yet sophisticated burger joint to feed big appetites.
There’s no shortage of accommodations at Therme Vals. The area offers three distinct lodgings, each offering extraordinary architectural designs and stunning views. Staying on-site you indulge in a once-in-a-lifetime experience rather than a typical vacation abode.
The 7132 Hotel is an upscale, five-star establishment that’s designed with peace and luxury in mind. Each room has a desk, TV, coffee machine, mini bar, and an iPad. Rooms also come with high-quality ESPA skincare products.
The standout feature is the gorgeous balcony, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding Swiss Alps. The rooms are decorated with natural, earthy tones yet are amplified by astounding architecture and artistic elements in every direction.
Stay in one of the exquisite rooms or opt for one of their exemplary suites, which comes with a limousine or helicopter transfer. These suites are designed to offer exclusive opulence with ample space, creating a trip you won’t soon forget.
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7132 House of Architects
The second option is the 7132 House of Architects. As the name suggests, this hotel focuses strongly on one-of-a-kind architectural elements that are designed to impress the mind and intrigue the eyes.
Each room in the House of Architects offers a different theme. A few provide natural backgrounds of wood or stone, while others are ornamented with exotic and exciting colors like burnt orange or red.
Regardless of your room, you’ll be met with fantastic views inside and out. The rooms have balconies to soak up the serene surroundings, while the interior comes with cozy beds, showers, hairdryers, and more.
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Lastly, there is the Glenner, a cozy and chic chalet offering adorable, small-scale rooms to visitors of the thermal baths. Here, you will find charming rooms that perfectly demonstrate mountain life to its core.
The rooms are designed to showcase a modern appeal and come with everything you need to stay comfortable during your stay, including: a comfy bed, desk, TV, and private bathroom.
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Address: Poststrasse 560, 7132 Vals, Switzerland
Phone: +41 58 713 20 00