Swiss. A place where there is “No Drama”, as Roger Federer likes to say. Because Switzerland has beautiful lakes, perfect landscapes, nature, the Alps – and endless views. See for yourself:
Hotel Palafitte, Neuchatel
A taste of the Maldives in Switzerland: Built on stilts, you literally reside in pavilions on stilts on the edge of Lake Neuchâtel, the largest lake in Switzerland, with a magnificent view of the Alps. The hotel was built in 2002 in collaboration between the architect Kurt Hofmann and students from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne as part of the Swiss national exhibition Expo.02. The region of Neuchâtel is a center of craftsmanship and know-how where you can discover the history of watchmaking as well as vineyards producing famous grape varieties such as pinot noir or Œil-de-Perdrix, a rosé Neuchâtel.
With stunning views of the mountains and Lucerne, this is the perfect getaway to unwind. The 48 living spaces are individually designed after the central elements of the hotel: Wine & Dine, Art & Culture or Health & Wealth. It is a luxury destination for discerning guests, whether indulging in high-end dining experiences at the 2-star restaurant or taking a dip in the heated infinity pool overlooking the mountain panorama.
Grand Dolder, Zürich
A place where history meets modernity, city meets nature and the views are breathtaking over Zurich and its lake from above. The perfect destination for someone who wants to live in the moment and lean into whatever the current mood may suggest.
This beautiful residence, reminiscent of a fairy tale castle, has an impressive spa with contemporary design covering more than 4000 square meters. Margy’s Monte Carlo combines a luxurious skincare line with advanced therapeutic techniques, such as the Luminous Detox facial. La Prairie combines Swiss precision with scientific innovation and precious ingredients, such as the personalized signature 90-minute facial treatment “The Art of Beauty by La Prairie”. The Amala certified organic skin care line is synonymous with progress and natural beauty. How not to forget the time here?
All of the above is accompanied by an even more impressive art collection including works by Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol and Takashi Murakami.
The View, Lugano
Perched on a hill, this hotel deserves its name, offering a breathtaking view of Lake Lugano. With its wooden terraces overlooking the lake, the hotel looks like a giant yacht. Lugano the View has 16 Junior Suites and 2 Suites, with private terraces and magnificent front row views of Lago di Lugano.
With stunning views of the Alps and valleys surrounding Lucerne, these luxurious retreats with multiple resorts combined, offer a wellness journey with understated elegance and a stunning spa, including an infinity pool. The area has been popular since the legendary hotel opened in 1873, Audrey Hepburn even married in the chapel in the 1050s.
Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona
The beautiful lakeside hotel is spread over three buildings, each in its own style and décor combining elements from different eras. Hotel facilities include a private beach, lakeside gardens, a golf course, and a spa with three swimming pools, a hairdresser, and a well-equipped gym.
Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues, Geneva
The oldest hotel in Geneva offers a view of the lake as well as the Alps and the old town. The Four Seasons Geneva offers an elegant rooftop spa with panoramic views as well as a Michelin-starred rooftop restaurant, Il Lago, which serves Italian specialties with a seasonal twist by Chef Sena. This is a classic hotel with a classic setting, a historical monument that dates back to 1834.
The Eden Au Lac Reserve, Zurich
Designer Phillippe Starck has reinvented the lakeside hotel which is conveniently located within walking distance of the city’s sights. Additionally, the hotel is home to a fantastic Nikkei restaurant, La Muna, frequented by picky locals who come to enjoy the food as well as the beautiful skyline views.
Badrutt Palace, St. Moritz
The ultimate glamorous winter getaway, Badrutt’s Palace offers a warm and luxurious haven after a day on the slopes. The mythical setting in addition to the alluring historical clientele including Audrey Hepburn and Alfred Hitchcock has made this hotel a St Moritz gem for alpine indulgence. With 155 rooms and suites, 11 restaurants and an impressive wine cellar stocked with over 30,000 bottles, including rare vintages like a 1900 Lafite Rothschild, you have everything to hand during your stay.
From your room’s balcony you can watch the famous St. Moritz Polo Tournament or other exclusive events that take place on the frozen lake during the winter months.
Royal Savoie, Lausanne
A historical building where Art Nouveau meets modernity, ideally located between the lake and the city. The hotel offers a spa with a multitude of treatments and an indoor and outdoor pool, where you can unwind and drift away on a soothing journey of relaxation. Head to the sky lounge for a typical Swiss fondue experience at sunset or stroll through the pretty gardens while enjoying the bespoke service and supreme comfort of this residence, where every effort is made to ensure that guests feel at home.