There are only a few moments in life when you feel pure and utter relaxation.

Lying in the very hot water of Halcyon Hot Springs in the middle of winter, with the snow falling and evaporating into steam, is one of those moments.

Nestled among the snow-capped Monashee Mountains, Halcyon Hot Springs It's not just a destination, but an experience. It's a winter wonderland that redefines serenity and comfort.

“We always call it a winter wonderland,” says Alyson Isherwood of Halcyon. “We are in a heavy snow area with a lot of snow in the Monashees, so we have a beautiful blanket of white snow. At the hot springs, you will have those nice nights where you are either under the stars with a clear sky or there is that beautiful snowfall. It kind of melts with the steam.

“Smoking is an adjective we use a lot, because it's great to see in winter. It's something you don't get in the summer. You are fully warmed up.

It's been quite a year. You deserve a break to get away from it all.

At Halcyon, every moment is an invitation to surrender to the warm embrace of nature. The resort's main attraction, the mineral hot springs, are a lithium-rich wonder known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and even their ability to regenerate brain pathways. It's more than just an immersion; It is a rejuvenation of the mind and body.

Halcyon's allure, however, does not end with its therapeutic waters. The resort, thoughtfully positioned south of Revelstoke and north of Nakusp, offers a secluded getaway away from the hustle and bustle. O accommodation, ranging from private cottages to luxurious king-size cottages, are akin to four-star hotel rooms set in an enchanted forest. O On-site restaurant is a culinary gemrecently recognized as the best restaurant in the Nakusp region by Tripadvisor, promising a delicious gastronomic experience.

For those seeking a more active adventure, Halcyon is a gateway to exciting winter sports. Located near Trout Lake, a hotspot for snowmobilers, it's common for guests to spend the day gliding down snowy trails and then relaxing in the hot springs — a perfect way to conclude an action-packed day.

As the resort continues to evolve, guests can soon look forward to a new poolside cafe, a place to retreat when the heat of the springs calls for a refreshing break.

“It gives people a place to go when they get too hot,” says Isherwood.

Halcyon, which means “calm and serene,” lives up to its name, offering a peaceful retreat with spa treatment, hot meals and stunning views of Lake Arrow and the surrounding mountains. It's a place to slow down, breathe and embrace the beauty of winter in its purest form.

With seasonal offerings and resort specials, a visit to Halcyon Hot Springs is a coveted experience. However, given the exclusivity of the resort, it is advisable to book well in advance. Whether for a spa day, a snowmobile adventure or a peaceful retreat, Halcyon Hot Springs beckons with the promise of a magical winter escape.

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This article was written by or on behalf of the sponsoring client and does not necessarily reflect the views of Castanet.



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