The Canadian Rockies is one of the most remarkable nature destinations on earth – but you don’t have to rough it in the wild to soak up the healing effects of this natural playground. Deep within the heart of the Rockies, you’ll find a harmonious blend of natural wellness and luxury that’s all about rejuvenation, relaxation, and refinement. Whether it’s soaking in bubbling mineral pools, cruising scenic lakes, or simply sipping on a cocktail as the sun sets behind snow-capped peaks of Banff and Jasper National Parks, we discover how you can experience the best of natural wellness and luxury in the Canadian Rockies with Luxury Gold.
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The Rockies are famed for its outdoor adventures, yet you’ll also find some of the most luxurious retreats in the world. In Banff, you’ll stay at Fairmont Banff Springs, known as the ‘Castle in the Rockies’, set in the heart of the UNESCO-listed Banff National Park. You’ll also stay at Fairmont Château Lake Louise, surrounded by the majestic Victoria Glacier, shimmering Lake Louise, and soaring mountains. In the UNESCO-listed Jasper National Park, you’ll stay at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. This sprawling 700-acre luxury resort, nestled along the pristine shores of Lac Beauvert, offers a truly tranquil escape.
All of these unique properties are centered around natural wellness and luxury. With sweeping mountain views from every angle, these properties ensure you’ll never feel disconnected from the natural world, even while enjoying world-class spas, golf courses, and gourmet dining.
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Willow Stream Mineral Pools & Spa Access
When you stay at Fairmont Banff Springs, you’ll get access to the renowned Willow Stream Mineral Pools & Spa. This peaceful alpine sanctuary is home to hot mineral pools where you can enjoy a restorative soak while breathing in the crisp mountain air and listening to the sounds of rushing waterfalls.
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Explore the stunning lakes of the Rockies
There’s something soothing about being on the water, and Banff is home to some of the most magical lakes in the world. Stroll around the mesmerising Moraine Lake, tucked beneath 10 soaring peaks in the Valley of the Ten Peaks and the Wenkchemna Glacier. Then wander around the spectacular lakeshore of Lake Louise, admiring the sparkling water, rushing waterfalls, lush forest, and towering mountains.
Over in Jasper National Park, you’ll have the chance to cruise across the crystal waters of the glacier-fed Maligne Lake. Glide past mountains and emerald forest to Spirit Island, and marvel at this impressive display of nature’s grandeur.
Hike through Maligne Canyon
If you like to get active to feel your best, there’s no better place than the Rockies. Your Travel Concierge will guide you on a hike through Maligne Canyon, the deepest canyon in Jasper National Park. You’ll cross several scenic bridges and bubbling streams, with plenty of opportunities to soak up the sights and sounds of nature.
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Bike ride through Jasper National Park
Prefer to get on two wheels? Why not hire a bike and trail map from Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and explore one of the many scenic trails on the property. As you pedal your way through this impressive park, you’ll get to see the beautiful sights only visible from the trails.
Play Nine Holes at Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course
Tee up and unwind at the world-renowned Banff Springs Golf Course. The captivating Tunnel Mountain 9 course offers impressive views of the Rockies, so you can play nine holes of golf while immersed in beautiful nature.
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Ride the Banff Gondola
Get a bird’s eye view of the magnificent views with a ride on the Banff Gondola. You’ll gaze over six mountain ranges as you ascend from Banff to the summit of Sulphur Mountain. Once at the top, explore the Cosmic Ray Station to learn more about Canada’s first national park and wander along the boardwalk to take in the breathtaking landscapes.
The Rockies’ sumptuous dining offers more experiences that seamlessly blend the outdoors with luxury. At Fairmont Banff Springs, you’ll enjoy a Progressive Dinner, with a variety of courses, each served in a different restaurant within the hotel. Indulge in exquisite local specialities like Alberta beef and wild game, all while admiring the mountain views. At the Fairmont Château Lake Louise, you’ll enjoy a delicious Dine-Around evening, making the most of the hotel’s finest restaurants and their mesmerizing lake views.
You can experience all of these remarkable natural wellness and luxury experiences on our Majesty of the Rockies luxury tour. This incredible trip also includes a journey on the Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf Service, an exploration of Vancouver, and more unforgettable experiences.