New Swiss Development To Open With In-Home Thermal Spa

By P. Joseph

The popular Swiss resort of Leukerbad, famous for its hot springs, is to get a new luxury development complete with its own in-house thermal water spa.

The 51º Spa Residences has been named after the highest temperature of the Valais region's thermal water, and is being built by property developer Swiss Development Group.

With construction due to begin next year, the development will eventually offer 30 luxury apartments averaging 230 square metres, and will include exclusive in-home thermal spas, with unlimited supply to Leukerbad’s renowned thermal waters.

Owners will also be able to enjoy the wrap-around terraces and grand stone fireplaces that can be found both in and outside, as well as thermal water Moon Bath pools on the balconies.

Furthermore there will be elite membership to the ‘Rockefeller Living’, an exclusive club offering its members a comprehensive array of luxury lifestyle services, only available to owners of Swiss Development Group properties.

Nicolas Garnier, CEO of Swiss Development Group, said: “51º Spa Residences is the embodiment of not only creating a luxury hotel and residences but going beyond this to generate a one of a kind living environment in the Swiss Alps, for each season of the year.

“This development celebrates the unique aspects of Leukerbad which come to life through leading visionaries in design and architecture, setting a new standard for niche luxury living environments.”

The final phase of the development will include a 5-star hotel and spa, which will be completed in 2015.

By P. Joseph