18 February 2022Experiences
Gstaad, a small village in the Swiss Alps, is the ideal place for unforgettable winter experiences. Surrounded by snow-covered mountains and fairy tale forests, the destination spoils with fine cuisine, luxury accommodation and countless winter sports activities.
The closest airport is Gstaad Saanen Airport, located in the heart of the Alps only 2.8 kilometers from Gstaad village.
Its short runway length of 4,500ft makes it accessible only to a few aircraft types. One of the most popular private jet for charter to Gstaad is the Pilatus PC12. This single engine Turbo Prop can flawlessly handle the short runway while also accommodating up to 8 passengers.
Due to its location within The Alps, there has to be good weather conditions in order to fly to/from Gstaad and aircraft de-icing may be necessary when flying in the winter as temperatures can regularly be below freezing.
An alternative is to fly to Bern Belp and then use a helicopter or limousine transfer.
Transfer between Bern and Gstaad :
There are a variety of luxury lodging options for a stay in Gstaad, from boutique properties to luxury hotel brands. We have chosen two options where you will get celebrity treatment with world-class service:
The luxurious 5-star superior Hotel Le Grand Bellevue sits in a private parkland off the promenade; it houses the stylish Michelin-starred restaurant Leonard's. Guests can also pamper themselves in the region’s biggest wellness centre Le Grand Spa or relax in the private on-site cinema.
Extended dining facilities include Le Petit Chalet, a charming Swiss mountain cabin set in the gardens and serving traditional local specialities. Fresh hand-rolled sushi can be sampled in The Sushi Bar, while the afternoon tea and pastries are served in The Lounge.
Children will enjoy a dedicated toy-filled playroom and daily-access to the swimming pool at family-friendly hours.
Set on a hill overlooking the beautiful town of Gstaad, the Gstaad Palace offers a breath-taking view of the majestic Swiss Alps.
Built in 1913 the Gstaad Palace has earned an unrivalled reputation for discreet, refined hospitality over the years, and has always welcomed the most discerning international clientele. This elegant hotel offers guests a truly memorable stay in distinguished surroundings and a relaxing ambiance.
Enjoy traditional Swiss dishes, savoury barbecue specialities, an exceptional Italian menu and exquisite gourmet cuisine at the hotel’s 5 superb restaurants. Unwind in the relaxed lobby bar, the stylish Bar du Grill or the famous GreenGo nightclub.
Gstaad offers a wide range of winter activities, from world-class skiing that brings you up to the Glacier 3000 to fine dining and fun activities for the little ones.
The Glacier 3000 is the only glacier ski area in the Bernese Oberland and allows to offer winter sports from late October to early May. It presents a spectacular view over the Bernese Alps, 24 summits over 4000m high such as the Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn.
Do visit the mountain station conceptualized by famous designer Mario Botta and explore the Restaurant Refuge de l’Espace on its magnificent location.
With 200 kilometres of slopes nestled between 1,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level, skiers and snowboarders appreciate the diverse offer of the various ski areas with plenty of options for beginners as well as expert skiers. Guests here also appreciate being away from mass tourism while skiing.
The Glacier 3000 provides skiing enthusiasts the opportunity to ski at almost any time of the year and on selected dates, night skiing is possible.
As a child, there is nothing better than to spend the whole day playing out with other children while learning new things at the same time. And this is precisely what they can do in Gstaad.
Lovell Camp offers an educational winter camp for children and teens with a focus on adventure out in the open air and Saaniland offers a variety of fun outdoor activities: Saani, the little white goat and trademark of Saanenland, guides children with fun plays through its Winter Wonderland or teaches skiing in Saanis Snowliland.
The unspoiled natural countryside surrounding Gstaad offers a variety of activities apart form skiing, such as:
At Cielo Aviation, we ensure that you reach your destinations in the fastest, safest and most comfortable way. We offer competitive pricing for Private Jet and Helicopter flights and partner only with accredited and certified operators.
We believe in personal service, tailoring everything to the needs of your requirements. We guarantee a single point of contact throughout your journey to ensure everything goes exactly according to your plan.
Contact us on +39 02 87 157 524 or by e-mail at email@example.com to start planning your next winter holiday
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