Adults Only Verbier
Of course we all love our little ones, but sometimes it's nice to get some time away from them (and away from everyone else's, too!). Your Verbier vacation is the perfect time to take advantage of numerous childcare options and enjoy some grownup-only activities. Here are our favourite things to do in Verbier for adults only.
Wine & Spirits Tastings
Take advantage of your time away from the young ones to truly savour the flavours of the Valais's local wines. Switzerland produces many fine wines distinct to this terroir, which are consumed almost exclusively within the country. The Valais in particular grows vines on jaw-droppingly steep terraces, and the extra effort and care it takes to produce these wines is undeniably present in their flavour. Enjoy a tasting at the Caveau de Martigny or Morand Distillery. Don't want to go so far out of town? Stop by Cav & Art where you can taste from an enormous array of domestic and international wines.
Nightlife is easily one of the things Verbier is most famous for. While there may be plenty of junior slopes for the kiddos during the day, nighttime in Verbier is a decidedly 18-plus affair. Looking for a swank and upscale lounge? Check out The Bar at the Nevai Hotel before heading into The Farm Club, Nevai Hotel's equally upscale nightclub. The other top spot in town for drinks is The Farinet Hotel, where you can enjoy the apres-ski scene or stick around late for nightly DJ performances. If you're looking for a place to catch the game, head to Farinet South at the Farinet.
H1: Spa Treatments
There are plenty of relaxing and rejuvenating delights to be had at the spas around the resort, but why not stay closer to home? Very close, that is. Many Verbier chalets are outfitted with your very own private spa with massage rooms where you can have a treatment in the comfort of your own home. Even smaller vacation rentals like apartments offer many of these exclusive amenities in private facilities in the building.
As every parent knows, shopping with children should earn a medal. Instead of dealing with the hassle, drop the youngsters off at ski lessons or leave them with a nanny to peruse the local shops in peace. Be sure to checkout Xtreme Sports Ski Boutique for everything you crew needs for the slopes or Imbroglio and Sabi to pick up something for your home. Eden Fine Art also offers an impressive stock of art and photography. Of course, don't forget to get something for yourself! Maison Lorenz Bach is a top spot for luxury apparel and accessories, while Fellay Mode and Sport offers cold-weather ready attire for the slopes and the street.
H1: Photography Courses
If you can't post stunning photos of your vacation to social media, did it even happen? The skills you'll learn in a Verbier photography course, will take you far further than Instagram likes. Learning to take sunrise photos atop Mont Fort is an experience in itself, but you'll also get print quality digital images of this Alpine scene to take home with you.
While the first moments of your child-free evening (or heck, entire vacation!) may feel impossible, we assure you that the immensely entertaining adults-only activities of Verbier will quickly help you forget how much you miss them.