With the largest natural hot springs in Canada, Fairmont resort gives tourists the opportunity to enjoy everything this country has to offer. Travelers from all over the world come here year round for the natural healing waters, luxury spa treatments, or to be centrally located to every kind of outdoor adventure you can think of. Just a few of the activities outside of the hot springs you can enjoy:
– Skiing and Snowboarding
– Horseback Riding
– Hot Springs
The hot springs are the hit of British Columbia with its healing mineral waters and scenic views of mountain ranges. The Fairmont resort itself includes places to swim or just enjoy a relaxation afternoon soaking in the thermal pools. The average temperature of the hotter pool is 102 degrees with the swimming pool at a comfortable 89.
There is over a millions gallons of the natural springs water that goes in and out of Fairmont hot springs resort pools. Because of the quantity minimal levels of chlorine are used giving you just the healing minerals you’d want. Some of the minerals are:
The resort and hot springs are open year round so don’t worry when you are planning your vacation as they will always welcome you with open arms. Winter times are typically less crowded so if you want some more tranquility, head on over to Fairmont between October to February.
Fairmont Prices and Fees
Adult – $12.95
Senior – $10.95
Youth – $11.95
Children – $10.95
Under 3 – Free
Towel Rental $4.00
Fairmont Hot Spring Resort and Cabins
For those tourists looking to stay in BC for a few days, Fairmont has accommodations and amenities for any lifestyle. Their resort and hotel offers luxury spa treatments, great dining options, and 140 updated rooms for lodging. As more visitors have been coming to Canada timeshares have become popular at this retreat as it’s the perfect getaway for a week.
If you want to stay near Fairmont Natural Springs, there are some great camping spots, rv campgrounds, and bungalows to enjoy. Camping is quite popular in Canada due to it’s majestic mountains and forests. Near the park you also have access to cabins for a more pampered night which have their own amenities. If you stay in BC for a week and plan on driving around, look for a camping spot to stay at least one night beneath the stars.
The campgrounds are located directly under the Canadian Rocky Mountains and within eyesight of the hot springs. For those wanting to camp there are fire pits, showers, TV, WiFi, and even a laundry area if you plan on staying for a while. All said and done there are 180+ campsites with RV hookups and 130 sites where you can just enjoy the wilderness. During the summer months, Fairmont Hot Springs can fill up so make sure you get there early to find the perfect area for you and your family. If you are unable to find any prime camping spots, Spruce Grove Campground does also offer some tent spots.
Fairmont Hot Springs Resort Activities
When you aren’t soaking in the amazing hot waters, there are plenty of activities to do in the area. You can enjoy 3 local golf courses, horseback riding, white water rafting, fishing, ATVs and hiking during the warmer seasons. In the winter they have a smaller ski resort for those slope enthusiasts. There are also great snowmobiling trails that will take you weeks to navigate all of them.
The community of Fairmont Hot Springs in Canada is a rather small niche community with only about 475 people. However the town and area does fill up with tourists coming to enjoy the hot springs and other activities in the area. Specifically Calgary brings in a lot of tourist traffic due to it’s closeness in proximity. The town does have quite a bit of shopping
Fairmont Hot Springs Map
Some of the best views of Canada can be seen at Fairmont Hot Springs. If you plan on visiting Calgary, it’s not a long drive to go enjoy the largest hot springs in the country. Go enjoy God’s country and let us know how you trip went.
Another question we get asked a lot is where to eat while staying in British Columbia. Fairmont Resort Lodge does have some great restaurants for you to enjoy in between soaks.
Mountain Flowers Restaurant – This place serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and makes some fine dining cuisine. Many menu items are made from scratch an have a very homestyle way of cooking. It’s family friendly and recommend you call ahead for reservations in order to beat the tourists crowds.
Bears Paw Bar & Grill – Fairmont does also offer a great bar restaurant for those wanting to slam a few back while taking in the views of the Rocky Mountains. With local cocktails and TVs for sports, many people like coming here in the afternoons and evenings to enjoy some good food and live entertainment.
Steamers Cafe – If you are in a hurry then this cafe is for you. They offer some quick bites like sandwiches, pastries, and coffee to get your day started.