St Moritz Resort Guide
Insights and recommendations to make the most of your ski holiday
Getting to St Moritz
A well-developed network of roads in Switzerland allow you to travel easily to St Moritz. Travel from Italy, Germany or Austria easily, enjoying some spectacular scenery of the Alps.
The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) allows for convenient travel to St Moritz. The line through the Albula valley into the Engadin is one of the most spectacular and picturesque routes in the whole of Europe.
Engadin St. Moritz is the highest altitude airport in Europe. Engadin airport can accommodate both national and international flights. Other airports include Zurich, Milan Lugano and Bergamo and Innsbruck.
Minibus transfers can be arranged on request from the airports of Zurich, Milan or Basel direct to your hotel in Engadin St Moritz. To book see www.engadin.stmoritz.ch/arrival
Eat on The Mountain
All good things come in threes. The Marcho Allegra restaurant offers a varied lunch menu, the Chadafo pizzeria does wood-oven-baked pizzas and grilled specialities and the Stuvetta gourmet venue for connoisseurs and wine-lovers has an extensive wine menu and all sorts of other delicacies to offer. Visit www.marguns.ch/en to find out more.
The Glunetta, at the valley station of the chairlift, guarantees that cosy ski-hut feeling. Its culinary motto is “Swiss ethno food.” Rosti, raclette and fondue are prepared in all sorts of different ways. The sunny terrace and Glunetta-Bar are wonderful places to relax.
Scatla- Pront’ a Manger
The Scatla restaurant, with its futuristic-looking cube design made from wood and glass, provides a fascinating contrast to the traditional elements of the Romantik Hotel Muottas Muragl. The restaurant offers an innovative gastronomic concept, focusing on attractively priced light meals and snacks.
At 3000 metres above ski level, your hostess will surprise you with a menu of traditional regional specialities from the Graubunden and Veltiner areas as well as the special Indian dishes. Sustainable creative cuisine awaits you, based on the Berghaus’s own food concept “Senda dal Diavel” – our mountain cuisine.
Pizzeria Piz Alv
The pizzeria with its own sunny terrace is an ideal place to take a breather before your next ascent or descent and offers excellent pizzas in all variations. The pizzeria, café and take-away is situated near the Diavolezza valley station.
St Moritz for Children
Muottas Muragl Toboggan Run
The 4.2km toboggan run on Muottas Muragl is one of the safest toboggan runs in Switzerland. Twenty bends and various breath-taking straight sections along the way ensure an exciting ride.
Playground on Muottas Muragl
A climbing carousel, a cable pulley and swings offer guaranteed fun for our younger visitors.
Zernez Family pool
At the Zernez Family Pool, bathing fun for all ages is guaranteed, thanks to the 25m sports pool, the children’s pool with dolphin slide, the massage loungers, the outdoor whirlpool and much more.
More relaxing apres-ski in St Moritz
Europe’s highest-situated Jacuzzi with fantastic views over Bernina massif, a wonderful place to relax.
Bellavita Pool and Spa, Pontresina
A host of watery and bathing delights awaits visitors of all ages. Children adore the 75m Black Hole water slide and the water playground, while adults enjoy soothing body and soul in a variety of saunas, the steam bath, the heated outdoor pool and on the massage table.
Samedan Mineral Bath and Spa
Visitors can indulge in a complete bathing ritual in sulphurous waters, directly at their source. Attractions include a mountain bath, whirlpool bath, hot bath, herbal and hot-steam bath and, as a highlight, a roof bath with views of the beautiful mountains. The complex also includes various relaxation areas and a choice of massage.
Out on the town
If you still have the energy after a day of skiing there is lots going on in St Moritz to keep you entertained. Take a stroll around the various shops in the town or indulge in some après ski. Perhaps you’re looking for a good bar to have a few after dinner drinks. Here are some of our top spots.
Take a break in the Sternbar on Marguns and enjoy a “Hertz-Tee” or a legendary “Kaffee Marguns”. Cool Music and a relaxed atmosphere await you.
The Glunetta-Bar close to the valley station of the Gluna chairlift is a great place to relax after an exciting day’s skiing on Corviglia.
The ultimate après-ski location is to be found at the Provuler ski-lift station in Celerina.
We hope you have a wonderful skiing holiday here in St Moritz. We may be a little biased, but there is no doubt that skiing is most enjoyable and less tiring when your technique is good. The beauty of private ski lessons with ES is that you can do as much or as little as you wish, while focusing on just what will be helpful for you. Please contact us to find out more or book lessons.