Ax-les-Thermes - Ski holidays and wellness holidays in one Ax-les-Thermes (720 m)


Winter sports fans who decide to stay in Ax-les-Thermes can actually look forward to two holidays in one. On the one hand, the picturesque little village is connected by a gondola directly to the ski station Bonascre and the ski area Ax 3 Domaines. On the other hand, Ax-les-Thermes, thanks to its famous spas and thermal springs, offers everything you need for a thoroughly successful wellness holiday.

The roots of Ax-les-Thermes go back to ancient Roman times. Even then the special location of Ax-les-Thermes and the existence of numerous natural thermal springs was recognized. The spa industry experienced a real upswing on the ground, but only in the Middle Ages. The springs, where high-sulfur, sodium or alkali water at temperatures between 23 and 77 degrees Celsius, rises at a high pressure deep into granite massif, were used for therapeutic purposes as early as the 13th century. At that time, the first hospital with medicinal pools was built.

Today, the natural thermal water flows from a total of 63 springs with a pleasant 33 to 38 degrees in the modern spa and thermal facilities of Ax-les-Thermes, which invite you to relax and regenerate.

Ski resort Ax-les-Thermes Detailed information:

  • Day nursery
  • Cinema
  • Restaurant
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Ice rink
  • Disco
  • Bar
  • Sport shop
  • Supermarket
  • Bank
  • Cashpoint
  • Wellness

Further information

Pure relaxation after a day in the snow

2 million liters of water per day flow directly from the deepest soil into the numerous pools of the Thermes d'Ax and the leisure bath Les Bains du Couloubret. The Thermes d'Ax is a classic spa and health resort offering medical treatments. Especially rheumatic complaints and respiratory diseases can be treated here, but also health-conscious holiday guests can relax in the thermal pools and book individual treatments.

The starting point for skiers in Ax-les-Thermes, who would like to treat themselves to a wellness program after a day on the pistes or on a day free of skis, is the thermal bath Bains du Couloubret, built in the ancient Roman style in 2009 , Until 19:30 o'clock in the evening, on Fridays and Saturdays even until 20:30 o'clock, you can relax here. The interior of the modern bath world features a 200 m² main basin with 4 smaller side pools surrounded by colonnades. All pools are equipped with various water attractions such as springs, waterfalls, neck showers, massage jets and bubble beds.

On another level, there are various thematic areas such as several Roman baths with cold and hot water, the Frigidarium and the Caldarium, as well as a thermal water steam bath, the Vaporarium.

swimmers aged 15 and over also have access to the Irish-Roman bathing area with bubble benches, to the Nordic area with hot saunas and icy showers, as well as to the oriental area with various steam baths.

The outdoor area of the Bains du Couloubret is also split over 2 levels. Here, two different outdoor pools invite you to enjoy the pleasantly warm thermal water. The outdoor pools are also equipped with bubble springs, massage jets, whirlpool and a flow channel.

The Bains du Couloubret pampering package is completed by the generous wellness area, where a variety of massages, body and facial treatments can be booked.

As far as the entrance to the extraordinary thermal bath is concerned, there are also various special rates available. For example, there is a family pass for up to 2 adults and 2 children. If you want to use the Bains du Couloubret more often during your skiing holiday, you can also opt for a passport speed. With these time cards you have a total of 5, 10, 20 or 30 hours of access and can distribute this time quota according to your wishes on several visits. The only condition: The time account must be used within 12 months.

Anyone seeking as much relaxation and a little tension wishes should not miss a visit to the Casino of Ax-les-Thermes missed. The authentic and appealing interior is in keeping with the traditional look of a spa casino. The casino is equipped with numerous slot machines, various roulette tables, blackjack and poker. In the immediate vicinity there are also cinema, restaurant, disco and brasserie.

Extra tip: Since Ax-les-Thermes is only 30 kilometers from the border, the neighboring Andorra invites to a long shopping trip. Holidaymakers can enjoy extremely low prices thanks to lower taxes in the small European principality. Popular products are mainly jewelry, antiques, electronics, perfume and cosmetics, sporting goods, eyewear and branded clothing.

to the top

Ax-les-Thermes 15 Apartments

  • free
  • special offer
  • on request
  • occupied
  • internet
  • sauna
  • swimming pool
  • fireplace