Nature activities and fresh air in the mountains

By spending a few days at the Maya Boutique Hotel & Spa , you will have the equivalent of an enormous playground to enjoy!

The omnipresent nature will entice you into its arms for a hike or just for a walk. A little bicycle ride will allow you to enjoy the numerous viewpoints, however, should you prefer to catch up on your reading, then Val d’Hérens is perfect for this too! The pastures are overflowing with the kind of flora and fauna that we wouldn’t even expect. So what a pleasure it is to discover the hosts of this site, by trying to melt into the landscape and become overwhelmed by the tranquillity and serenity of this wondrous place.

A different winter experience

A different winter experience in the mountains

Rejuvenate in untouched nature. Feel the benefits of fresh air and sun.

The Maya Boutique Hotel & Spa is the ideal place to enjoy a glass of Valais wine while watching the sunset, to relax in our Scandinavian Spa, a relaxing massage or simply for “far niente” and reading.

And for the more active amongs you, the Val d’Hérens offers a range of unusual winter activities available to everyone.

Beyond skiing, you can start learning the skijoring (skier being pulled by a horse), do some horse back riding in the snow, snowshoeing, cross country skiing,  snow tubing, ice skating etc.


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The ski paradise for half price!

Discover the ski resort of Nax Télé Mont-Noble just 3km from the Maya Boutique Hôtel.
35 km of slopes in a breathtaking surrounding with a 360°C view over the Rhone valley.

You can either park your car for free directly at the ski station or take the free shuttle bus from the hotel (weekends and high season).

Right at the ski station you will find the ski shop where you can rent or buy all you need for your vacation. The Swiss Ski School offers group and individual courses. More information and reservation:

For your comfort buy your daily pass right here at the reception. We offer our guest exclusive and exceptional prices. Contact us for more information.


Snowshoe rental:
 15.-/per person

Winter holidays and Skijoring

Discover Skijoering: An unusual winter activity! A person on skis is pulled by a horse.

30.- CHF per person / 30mn
Only upon reservation.

Sporting activities

Discovering these surroundings is possible at any season and in various ways. From hiking and mountain biking to an outing on horsebackriding, Via Ferrrata or high altitude mountain hiking… you will be able to give free rein to your imagination.

Only 100m. away from the hotel, you can discover numerous activities at the Espace Mont-Noble: Tennis, Swin Golf and archery.

Winter activities are numerous and the cosy and warm atmosphere of the Maya Boutique Hotel & Spa , will make your winter stay in the Swiss Valais region, unforgettable!

Nax has its own ski station Télé-Mont-Noble. All our guests benefit from exclusive discounts on the day ski pass.

Moreover, in Nax you can also practice snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ski-joëring (skiing whilst being pulled by a horse), or even snowtubbing, depending on your preferences. There is also a natural ice rink that offers exceptional surroundings.

Whatever activity you choose, you will be able to end your day in front of the fireplace, with a tea, coffee or hot chocolate and chat with your hosts about the lovely moments spent at Val d’Hérens.

The cosy cocoon of the Maya Boutique Hotel & Spa , offers you a timeless and healthy break. Your stay at Mont Noble, surrounded by nature, will have one disadvantage, time goes by too fast !

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Tir à l'arc (2) 2008 (PHOTO-GENIC.CH/ OLIVIER MAIRE) Randonneurs sur les hauts de La Forclaz dans le Val d'Hérens. Ballade à vélo dans les alpes valaisannes A cheval dans un splendide décor alpin.

Les bisses du Valais

The plenitude of an alpine hike alongseide the water…
The irrigation canals (in french bisses) are open canals built by our ancestors to irrigate the farmland of our mountains. Many trails along these canals allow you to hike through history while enjoying the calming sounds of water and the stunning scenery.

Some suggestions:
For a soothing forest trail: the Bisse of Tsa Mase Creta near the Maya Boutique Hotel & Spa .
For a spectacular experience: the Bisse of Saviese Torrent-Neuf with its suspended walkways.
For walks through the vineyards of the Bisse Clavau, parting from the city of Sion.

For more great many irrigation canels:

Protected and welcoming environment

The landscape is breathtaking and at the heart of this harmonious ensemble of pastures, forests and snow peaks, is the Maya Boutique Hotel, a true haven of peace.

The village of Nax, where the Maya Boutique Hotel is situated, is quite rightly nicknamed the « Balcony of le Valais ». Situated at 1300 meters altitude, the hotel rooms offer an impressive view!

Val d’Hérens’ protected nature is welcoming, and favors rest and healing.

All year around you will benefit from the tasty local markets, especially the one in Sion, Wednesday mornings. Le Valais, is reputed, amongst other things, for its orchards and vineyards that, in a protected setting, offer the most extraordinary flavors and aromas.

Lisa and Louis, who are ever attached to the know how of local producers will be more than happy to let you discover their culinary favorites, so that your taste buds can also enjoy your stay at Val d’Hérens.

If happiness had a taste then you would find it here !

Ville de Sion - cité historique et culturelle

The city of Sion, capital of the Valais is located 15km from the Maya Boutique Hotel.

Enjoy a day of shopping, wine tasting or a cultural experience, Let yourself be charmed by the atmosphere of this historic city. The exceptional micro climate of the area allows you to enjoy  the many terraces in the heart of the historic center throughout the year.

Discover Sion’s castles and its various museums.

Do not miss the market of the old city every Friday morning where flavors mix with regional crafts.


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Cultural activities

To complete these perfect holidays, you will be able to discover cultural Valaisan foundations, such as the Gianadda Foundation in Martigny or the Pierre Arnaud Foundation in Lens, where there are numerous exhibitions.

Both local and renowned artists are exhibited there. The « Jardin de Sculptures » of the Gianadda Foundation, offers an area for poetic walks, immersed in sculptures by Rodin, Niki de Saint Phalle, Miró…

Cultural walks are also possible, to discover the neighbouring villages and museums, such as the « Laiterie de Mase », that will introduce you to the everyday life at Val d’Hérens.