There is nothing similar to spending the winter season with a snow white view of the Swiss Alps, amazing landscapes, opulent hotels and the unmatched vibe the Swiss landscape offer; but there is a place in particular that serves as the perfect luxury winter destination; St. Moritz.
Emerging in between the Alps, St. Moritz is one of the most popular destinations among the elite personalities and jet setters from around the globe, with a glamorous ambience and world-class amenities, St. Moritz offers a wide variety of winter activities and exclusive attractions you don’t want to miss during the 2023 winter season.
For our top travelers seeking for opulence an a little bit of winter adventure, we curated a quick selection of activities to have a -well spent- winter at the Swiss Paradise, St. Moritz.
Skiing in the Engadin Valley
St. Moritz is synonymous with skiing, and the Engadin Valley provides the perfect canvas for enthusiasts of the sport. With its network of well-groomed slopes, including the iconic Corviglia, skiers of all levels can slide through the powdery snow while enjoying breathtaking Alpine views. If you are up for trying something new, or practicing your winter skills this is the activity for you.
World-Class Ice Skating
The iconic lakes of St. Moritz turn into an enchanting ice rinks during the winter season. You can find the classic elegance of ice skating at the Kulm Country Club or the beautiful Lej da Staz, surrounded by the stunning Engadin mountains.
Luxury Shopping in Via Serlas
There is no such thing as a good retail therapy, and at St. Moritz’s, you can find the iconic premier shopping street, Via Serlas. Home to renowned international brands, chic boutiques, and jewelers, this exclusive location offers an exclusive shopping experience while you enjoy the magical backdrop of snow-covered streets.
Gourmet Dining at Mountain Restaurants
We all appreciate a great dining experience paired with amazing views, and St. Moritz is the place to get both. You can experience the fusion of Swiss and international cuisine at St. Moritz’s iconic mountain restaurants. Enjoy Michelin-starred delights at places like the Piz Nair or Alpina Hütte, where the most delicious meals are complemented by panoramic views of the snow-covered landscape.
Winter Hiking Trails
For those seeking a more relaxing and peaceful winter experience, St. Moritz offers a network of unique and beautiful winter hiking trails. An amazing option is to explore the serene beauty of the Engadin Valley, surrounded by snowed forests and almost perfect landscapes
St. Moritz Gourmet Festival
If you already know every Michelin-starred restaurant in St. Moritz as your own home, you will definitely enjoy the Gourmet Festival. An annual culinary celebration that attracts top chefs from around the world. You can experience a gastronomic journey filled with exclusive dinners, tastings, and culinary events.
St. Moritz Polo World Cup on Snow
The best experience whenever you are at St. Moritz, the St. Moritz Polo World Cup on Snow. This event attracts jet-setters from all over the globe to experience the elegance of polo with the best winter view of the globe. This prestigious event is the best pairing of sportsmanship and the alpine charm, resulting in a very unique and elegant winter spectacle.
Discover the unique magic of the St. Moritz winter, the only place in which luxury and adventure converge in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Whether you’re seeking the thrill of winter sports or the relaxation of alpine landscapes, St. Moritz promises an unforgettable winter experience.
Plan your winter getaway to St. Moritz and discover what we call the Alpine luxury. Don’t forget to book your activities and accommodations in advance to ensure an indulgent and seamless experience in this winter wonderland. Stay updated before, during and after your trip by visiting St. Moritz Official Website.
If you decide to spend your winter festivities in any other place of Switzerland, make sure you check our Hotel Guide on Switzerland, to make sure you stay in the most luxurious accommodation possible.
Written by Founder and Head Editor, Anton Fernandez