“Leading the way in eco-resort glamping” ― Pacific Domes
The Ultimate Snow Glamping Adventure!
Welcome to the coolest alpine ski resorts ever! Demonstrating that hospitality and environmental stewardship walk hand-in-hand to create an extraordinary snow glamping (glamorous camping) experience, eco-dome pods and snow igloos are leading the way in eco-conscious lodging!
Strewn across the majestic Swiss Alps, you’ll find uncompromising resort-style luxury at any of these award-winning eco-dome pods or igloo-domes. While offering the best in individual and family ski adventure packages, each resort’s ecological mission is geared towards responsible use and protection of the environment through:
- Conservation of energy, water and transportation.
- Bio-degradable products and waste recycling
- Locally employed staffing
- Fresh local cuisine and amenities… and, much more
Conscious Ecoliving: Eco-Pods & Igloo-Domes
One of the most thrilling nature experiences you’ll ever have is to spend time at a ski resort amidst breath-taking views of the surrounding country-side. To add to this enriching experience, eco-pods and igloo-domes go up just about anywhere and have become quite-the-thing at ski resorts, due to their portability and capacity to be erected quickly in remote alpine locations… all this, while leaving behind only a light eco-footprint!
The spherical design of a geodesic eco-pod or igloo-dome derives its structural strength from inter-connected triangles that create a free-standing framework. Ecoliving Domes enclose more space and require less building materials by using the ‘doing more with less’ principle. ― credit to Buckminster Fuller, father of the modern geodesic dome.
The energy required to heat and cool a dome is approximately 30% less than that of a conventional building. There are no corners to obstruct the ambient airflow within the dome’s interior, thus less energy is needed to circulate air and maintain optimal temperatures
Nestled amidst the deep snows and gentle slopes of the Swiss Alps, visitors to Chalet Les Cerniers come upon iconic Eco-Dome Pods located just a short distance to excellent skiing. Whitepod is a popular alpine resort, providing the warmth of private Eco-Dome Pods, an experience that brings ski enthusiasts back season-after-season to experience this extraordinary wilderness ski destination.
After the day’s adventures, you’ll look forward to your very own private pod, warmed by a wood or pellet stove. Guests love stepping outside their dome after a restful night’s sleep to greet the fresh, mountain air, while other delightful smells point them towards the main lodge for a hearty breakfast before taking to the slopes.
New this Year… The “Pod Experience Suites”!
Something new has recently been added to Whitepod’s eclectic lodging. The ultimate Pod Experience Suites joined the family of fifteen existing pods, the Cosy, the Family and the Deluxe pods for a total of eighteen pods.
The “Pod Experience Suites” offer three exceptional environments: the “Swiss”, the “Forest” and the “007.” Upon watching this short video, you’ll want to jump over to their website and book your stay at one of these unforgettable accommodations (whitepod.com).
New POD Suites (:45 seconds)
Iglu-Dorf, Boasts the Coolest Igloo Resorts in Switzerland and Abroad
Come to Iglu-Dorf, where resort-style hospitality meets glamping! At any one of Iglu-Dorf’s seven European locations, you’re sure to find resort-style facilities and lodging to accommodate every taste or occasion.
Igloo-Villages Made of Snow
Although the spectacular snow-white scenery outside, remains fairly consistent from year to year, inside the igloo-villages made of snow, you’re sure to be captivated by the ambiance of the gigantic ice sculptures that line the walls and ceilings.
Prior to each winter season, the building crews and artists get busy sculpting masterpieces out of ice in a variety of themes that turn igloos into real works of art. Even if you might have visited Iglu-dorf the year before, you can look forward to a different theme the following year.
Meet You at the Ice Bar
One of the most popular hang-outs after a big day on the slopes, skiers enjoy unwinding and meeting friends for a drink and conversation at the happening bar. Be sure to ask about hosting your company’s Christmas Party while you’re there!
A Memorable Christmas Gift!
No matter if it’s an overnight-stay, a happy holiday outing with friends or family to play-in-the-snow, everyone enjoys a lesson in “How to build an igloo.” ― a voucher for an adventure in the Igloo Village will surprise everyone.
Stay Warm Inside
No matter your age, if you’re young-at-heart, enjoying a winter wonderland spectacle as it unfolds before your eyes is a thrilling prospect. You’ll appreciate the warmth and simple luxury of an eco-pod when you’re ready for some indoor respite.
Over the years, Pacific Domes has perfected the functionality and beauty of their domes, outfitting them with insulated wool-lined thermal covers. Add a wood stove or radiant floor heating, and before long, you’ll be melting snow off the dome’s outer skin.
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