We are pleased to present a new Solo Travel Destination Post from Bettine, a member of the Solo Travel Society on Facebook. Bettine lives in Canada, and submitted the following report about Mont Tremblant. Do you have a solo travel destination that you would like to recommend? Submit your description here, along with a few photos, and share it with fellow travelers!
Solo travel rating: 1 (1 is easiest, 3 is most difficult. Please see chart below)
Languages spoken: French, English
Reasons to Visit Mont Tremblant
Although ideally suited for someone who loves the outdoors and packing their days with adventurous activities, Mont Tremblant really is a place for everyone!
The village is on a hill, which could make it a bit challenging for someone with mobility issues, however, many places seemed accessible by wheelchair and there is a cabriolet lift which takes you from the bottom of the village to the top.
There are lots of great bars and restaurants, an active night life, and if you run out of things to do in the village–which would take some time–there is always the surrounding area to explore by car.
After your adventures in hiking, climbing, paddling, etc. you can go to The Spa Scandinave for a massage and zen by the bucket load. I could have easily spent the whole day there. The spa is made up of a series of pools and the instructions are simple: “Heat. Cool. Relax.” I had no problem following this mantra as the entire spa is a labyrinth of hot pools, cold plunges, hammocks, sauna, steam, and anti-gravity chairs. My favorite part was the River Diable that has the perfect current to swim against, and wonderful spots for sunbathing.
I also have to mention a restaurant called Laurent Louis in the village; the food was fabulous and the service was perfect. I would highly recommend having dinner here, not just for the food, but also for the ambience. Kudos to the designer who converted this original Tremblant building into the perfect marriage of styles, staying true to the area while incorporating modern and cosy ski cabin chic styling.
I had no problem travelling solo here – it was very safe and friendly. Mont Tremblant is made up almost entirely of travelers so there is not a ‘local scene' but rather a revolving door of new people to meet from all over the world.
Solo Travel Destination Rating System
Safety – 1 (1 very safe, 2 safe in most areas, 3 be cautious at all times.)
Language – 2 (1 English is first language, 2 English speakers easy to find, 3 English speakers rare)
Navigation – 1 (1 easy to navigate by transit or car, 2 poor transit, car necessary, 3 not easy to get around)
Culture – 1 (1 Similar to North America or Western Europe, 2 Different from above but relaxed and easy, 3 Challenging)
Average Rating – 1 (1 is easiest, 3 is most difficult)
Thank you to Tremblant Resort for making this trip possible. As always, Solo Traveler has full editorial control, and all opinions are our own.