It is never a bad idea to just relax and enjoy your vacation – could there be any better place than the Palace Spa?
Moreover, located in the Swiss Alps in southwest Switzerland, Gstaad holds an irresistible fascination in all seasons, offering over 200 km of ski slopes, a wide variety of outdoor activities in both winter and summer, as well as renowned music festivals, gourmet and sporting events.
Gstaad Palace offers a blend of culinary options and gastronomic tradition across its 5 restaurants from gourmet grills to Swiss, Italian and International cuisine, and GreenGo nightclub is the place to spend the evening partying in style.
Considered one of the most beautiful wellness areas in the Alps, this natural light-flooded spa provides a comprehensive wellness offering on spacious 1.800sqm in an exclusive yet alpine ambiance.
With its local, natural materials such as a 60-meter-long granite wall of the Bernese Oberland Blausee region, it fits perfectly into the traditional family hotel inviting you to unwind also on a summer day.Start with a swim in Olympic outdoor pool before you treat yourself to a healthy smoothie at the Snack & Barbecue bar.
Head to the private spa suite and share relaxing moments together with your better half: Sauna, steam bath, big tub and lounge corner are for your personal use. Only the well-experienced therapists will join you to make you feel even more comfortable with a soothing aroma massage.
Yoga in the Mountains
Experience a new way of being, eating and breathing at the Gstaad Palace, in the midst of the unspoilt alpine setting. In cooperation with London’s leading members-only club Grace Belgravia, at the hotel they are running a 6-day retreat Yoga in the Mountains.
Yoga is for everybody and therefore all levels are welcome on this retreat. Moreover, all sessions are completely optional to ensure that everybody of small group can develop at their own pace and do not miss out on the enjoyment of the hotel and its breathtaking surroundings.
Grace’s expert Yoga therapists will be teaching three different types of yoga to balance the body and mind through movement, meditation and sound. Each day there will be five sessions of exercise and activities combining Vinyasa Yoga, a breathing, moving meditation, flowing in and out of posture with awareness and breath, as well as Pranayama Kriya Yoga which is a series of physical actions and breathing patterns specifically orchestrated to work on systems of the body such as your digestive system.
A visit to the hammam at the Gstaad Palace is a unique experience offering a relaxing journey of approximately two hours. It consists of a harmonious sequence of seven steps over 130 m2.
This special ritual begins with a soothing footbath followed by calm, soothing moments in the infinity room.
Afterwards a cleansing soap foam body massage awaits the visitor, and subsequently the journey continues with a steam bath and a dip in the flotation pool. After a break in the private relaxation room, a hydrating oil massage completes this amazing experience.
Fitness & Squash
The gym offers breathtaking views and is fully equipped by Technogym: pulse training on the cardio training equipment, muscle building on the multi-power rack and dumb-bell training.
A personal trainer can be arranged on request, for 1 or 2 guests.
The Gstaad Palace has its own squash court. Anyone who likes fast and challenging sports will certainly enjoy having the opportunity to do so. Friends and family can even watch you from above, on the platform created for the occasion. A squash coach can be arranged on request.
During the ski season it is essential to take some time to cross-train in order to avoid injury and ensure a more enjoyable skiing experience. Regular Pilates sessions play an important role in minimising the wear and tear that skiing inflicts on the body. The benefits that you obtain by practising Pilates can also be translated to the ski slopes, improving your performance.
Pilates serves to combat the stress of skiing.
The Gstaad Pilates Studio is managed by Natasha Lutz, who offers private lessons and instruction in small groups. Special Stott Pilates equipment is used, and the Galileo vibration technology is incorporated.
Recreation and leisure
Whether you enjoy the pleasant village atmosphere or a great variety of activities, the region of Gstaad will make your holiday dreams come true.
The Gstaad Palace team would be delighted to undertake the organisation and realisation of an extraordinary event for you and your guests. From river rafting in summer to snowshoeing in winter, there are almost no limits to fulfilling what your heart desires.
Come up, slow down – can one ask for more?