Within the Swiss Alps is a peaceful retreat known as the Whitepod Village; a beautiful lodging which is surrounded by snow-capped mountains of Switzerland and offers total rest and relaxation. Special programs and spa treatments are offered at Whitepod Village, allowing you to improve your overall health combined with finding peace and tranquility to rid your mind from the stresses of everyday life. All the programs offered, combine physical activity with spa treatments as well as nutritious, balanced meals. Isolated from any urban nuisance, Whitepod Village is the perfect spot for an eco-tourism destination.
Whitepod Village consists of 15 pods(tent igloos) that have been designed to have a minimal impact on the environment. It is a member of “The Luxury Camps & Lodges of the World” and has been given the Best Innovation Award in 2005 by the Responsible Tourism Awards for providing an alternative means to explore the Swiss Alps. At the center of the pod units stands a completely renovated traditional cottage which provides guests with a dining hall, lounge, bar and bathroom facilities. The restaurant “Le Chalet des Cerniers” is an ideal place to get out of the cold and enjoy some authentic mountain dishes. The resort also offers a wide variety of outdoor activities to choose from; you can ski on a private ski run, take walks in the woods and even have a picnic along a mountain stream.
There is also a charmingly renovated dormitory, The L’Alpage de Chindonne, that accommodates up to 72 people with stylish Nordic duvets. The sleeping arrangements are as follows, there are 4 rooms with 2 beds, 2 rooms with 4 beds as well as 3 dormitories with 10 beds and 3 dormitories with 12 beds.
Whitepod Village is a truly unique and eco-friendly way to enjoy all that the Swiss Alps have to offer. For more information you can visit their site here.
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