The Heaven on Earth – Gstaad

Posted by Superior Cruise and Travel on 24th February, 2018

Without a doubt, Gstaad is every traveler’s dream! Gstaad is a beautiful village in the German-speaking section of the Canton of Bern in southwestern Switzerland. It is almost a postcard- ski resort town in the Swiss Alps. The Gstaad-Saanenland festival region in the Bernese Oberland pulls a fascinating mix of visitors, while the chalet village of Gstaad welcomes the famous guests, the smaller neighboring villages present interesting options for families with especially children. If you are planning to visit this delightful place, then Superior Cruise & Travel can make this dream come true.  Get the best price and packages by contacting our respective travel agents.  The latest update says that the center of Gstaad has made a name for itself as the most popular and the shortest “shopping mile” in Switzerland. What makes Gstaad glamorous? Is that it pulls in the rich and famous from all over the world, celebrities and renowned personalities have always been spotted in Gstaad.

Hotels in Gstaad.

Many of the world’s best hotels can be found in Gstaad, here’s a few of them that are a must try.

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  • Gstaad Palace

    Built in 1913, the Gstaad Palace has earned an unrivaled reputation for discreet, sophisticated hospitality, Over the years it has always welcomed the most distinguished international clientele.  The Gstaad Palace is set on a hill that overlooks the beautiful town of Gstaad. The resort is also privileged to offer a breathtaking sight of the grand Swiss Alps.

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  • The Alpina Gstaad

    If you are looking for an unbelievably luxurious experience in a wonderful setting of natural beauty, then treat yourself to a lavish stay at the 5-star Alpina Hotel in Gstaad, Switzerland. The hotel is Magnificent in every detail right from the drive-up entry, the bar, the lobby, the accommodations, restaurants, spa, private cinema.

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  • Hotel Spitzhorn

    Best 3-star hotel to stay in- Beautiful decor, high standard of furnishings, comfortable bed, stunning view of mountains in south facing room, delicious breakfast, first-class management and staff, fabulous pool, close to the delightful village of Saanen.

What makes Gstaad special?

There is almost everything here at Gstaad that will float your boat. You name it; they have it.

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SHOPPING: Elegant boutiques and international flagship stores, professional sports shops, fine jewelry stores to smaller retailers selling a range of regional produce. Visitors from around the world will find the time and the full variety of shops for fun-filled shopping days in the holiday season.

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WELLNESS: The wellness program in the holiday resort of Gstaad is second to no one, mostly because of its spa specialist hotels, wellness facilities, and its sports with indoor swimming pool. Above all, the resorts of Gstaad are the best place to unwind and do yourself some good in the most organic way.

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TRADITION AND HANDICRAFTS:  Gstaad has remained genuinely alpine, and down to earth. It is profoundly proud of its lives and cultures that it breathes every day. Gstaad has 200 farms, and 80 of them still uses alpine pastures and around 7000 cows in the region.

Things to do at Gstaad.

If you’re a person who is looking for an adventurous vacation, then Gstaad is the place for you. Plentiful adventure activities can be experienced in the city. Rock climbing, tennis, golf, paragliding, mountain biking, horse riding, kayaking, alpine hiking with almost 300kms of trails and canoeing at the river Saane.  And that’s not all, Hot-air Balloon rides are also available from Chateau-d’Oex, right next to Gstaad, it provides a picturesque view of the magnificent Alps

The most prominent attraction in Gstaad is undoubtedly its ski region of Glacier that offers summer cross-country skiing too. And in winters, you can go for snowboarding and skiing. There are almost 62  lifts and cable cars and  250 km downhill ski slopes for all the activities.

Highlights of Gstaad.

  • Gourmet restaurants– The gourmet’s paradise of Gstaad has no fewer than 18 famous restaurants, with the Restaurant Chesery which has 18 Gault Millau points.
  • Scooter fun– Sparenmoos-Zweisimmen or  Wispile-Gstaad offers fast dives on unique scooters.
  • Golden Pass panorama railway– Have a breathtaking journey from Montreux on Lake Geneva via Gstaad to Lake Thun, from there onwards to Lucerne in central Switzerland.
  • Lake Lauenen– The idyllic mountain lake where a dip in is mandatory. The perfect excursion destination with a restaurant for walkers and mountain.

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