When it comes to luxury getaway in the winter months, there’s only one real choice; skiing. The perfect blend of active excitement and indulgent pampering, what could be finer?
No where will you find more exclusive and luxurious venues than in Switzerland. We’re now in the peak ski season, so it’s the perfect time to grab your skis and head out on the piste, but which of the amazing resorts should enjoy? Fear not, we’ve done the painstaking research, so you don’t have to. Our job is tough sometimes…
So, here are our top 3 destinations for the perfect skiing adventure in Switzerland.
For nearly 3,000 years visitors having been enjoying the mineral springs of this winter resort. Now renowned for its elegance and style, St. Moritz is recognised as a capital of winter escapes beyond compare.
Whether you’re looking for sport, culture, pampering or all three, this is the destination for you.
When choosing your venue, what could be better than the Kulm Hotel? Recently re-emerged from an extensive, forty room renovation by legendary French architect and interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon now is the time to spoil yourself.
With views of the mountains and lake, this is the perfect base for your sporting adventures. But should the exercise become too much, you’ll find a fully equipped, 2,000m2 spa on hand to pamper you.
If you fancy more indulgent pleasures, then the six restaurants at the Kulm Hotel will be there to spoil and tempt you.
The perfect Alpine playground for those who know their skiing, Verbier is beyond compare when it comes to winter sport. Boasting the largest ski area in Switzerland of over 410km of runs, there’s something here for every skill level.
Speaking of which, if you like a challenge, Verbier boasts the Mont-Fort run. A 1,750m black run at an altitude of 3,300m which is one of the steepest alpine slopes in the world. Perfect for the adventurous amongst us!
When looking for where to stay, we must recommend the new, 5* Starwood hotel in the centre of town. The W Verbier is centred in ski country, just meters from the ski lifts.
The hotel includes an 800m² AWAY Spa wellness centre to pamper you and your friends. As well as two bars, two cafes, two restaurant and a nightclub if the slopes didn’t take exhaust you!
For over 500 years, Zermatt has wowed visitors and not just because of the peerless views of the majestic Matterhorn. With over 360km of runs, this is an amazing winter sport location in unparalleled scenery.
The town itself has the feel and look of an Alpine resort which is all too often missing from other locations these days. With such a traditional feel where else could you stay but at the historic Grand Hotel Zermatterhof?
Built by local Zermatt residents from the ground up, the Grand Zermatterhof has been spoiling visitors since 1879. Now a decadent and refined experience, we can’t think of a better location to stay in this stunning town.
Especially with three restaurants, the exclusive Vita Borni spa facilities and two bars within the destination. But if you want to be truly spoilt, we recommend arriving by train so that you can be collected by the hotels blue, horse drawn carriage. What could be a better start to your pampering than that?
All in all, where ever you go in Switzerland your guaranteed to be spoilt. But if you head to one of the destinations above, we promise you’re in for luxurious pampering that’s decadent, even by the high Swiss standards! Now, where did we leave our skis?