The charm of traditional Engadin houses, dignified luxury hospitality, and a breathtaking mountain world that offers wellness and culinary delights in addition to tranquility. Pontresina also has the "Family Destination" seal of approval, which recognizes resorts that specifically tailor their offerings to the needs and wishes of children and their families.
Wildly romantic, sunny, and sheltered from the wind at an altitude of 1800 m, surrounded by the impressive Bernina Range, this historic mountain village delights those seeking peace and quiet, connoisseurs, and action lovers alike.
The charming village enchants with a unique mix of stylish hotel buildings from the Belle Epoque as well as historic Engadin houses with typical sgraffiti from the 17th and 18th centuries. The fascinating mountain and glacier worlds around Pontresina are home to numerous sports in summer and winter.
As it’s situated high up in the Alps, you can walk, go mountain biking, hike and play golf to your heart’s content like nowhere else. So walk and cycle along striking glaciers and massifs, by romantic mountain lakes, over aromatic alpine meadows and forests on perfectly prepared and marked-out routes. Conquer the 4,049-metre-high Piz Bernina’s Biancograt ridge. Anyone who’d rather watch the native expert climbers, the ibexes, might be lucky enough to do so on Languard.
And because relaxation is part and parcel of excitement, the Bellavita Pool and Spa, as well as outstanding Swiss pine restaurants and gourmet cuisine in and around Pontresina will simply take your breath away. Followed by a pleasant concert night in the Rondo Convention and Event Centre and your evening is complete.
In Pontresina, luxury really comes to life. For an unforgettable stay and feeling like you’ve found a home from home.
Whether in a 5-star art nouveau style hotel, in a charming hotel, in your 'own' four walls far away from home, or in a cozy mountain hut - in Pontresina the offers are almost endless.
This vacation resort in the sunny high valley of the Engadin is surrounded by magnificent stone pine forests and an impressive mountain world. The Piz Bernina, the highest peak of the Eastern Alps, is located in Pontresina -its alpine massif and the impressive glacier surroundings offer countless, unforgettable experiences. The sight of the majestic ice capped mountains, which include the famous Piz Bernina as well as the Piz Palü, excites not only mountaineers but anyone who has the pleasure to experience them.
Pontresina has a lot to offer for both young and old explorers and adventurers. In summer, the many hiking and biking trails lead to attractive destinations such as the Val Roseg, Val Morteratsch, and the Stazersee. Climbing fans will find varied routes in all degrees of difficulty as well as a high ropes course that offers lots of fun and excitement at airy heights. Those who prefer to leave the climbing to the climbing specialists, the ibexes, can observe the animals from Alp Languard with a bit of luck.
In winter, the picturesque village is a popular starting point for unique experiences in the snow. Ice climbing, ski touring, and snowshoeing are typical sports for the former mountaineering village. Cross-country skiers also get their money's worth here and will find an extensive network of perfectly groomed trails. And of course, skiing is not forgotten in Pontresina. The San Spiert ski area awaits families with its slopes and toboggan run, while Diavolezza boasts a spectacular array of challenges. The Diavolezza/Lagalb ski area is home to the longest glacier run in Switzerland. With a gradient of 86%, Lagalb is also home to the steepest downhill run in Graubünden. Those who prefer a romantic experience can be chauffeured by horse-drawn carriage through snow-covered Swiss stone pine forests into Val Roseg.
And for unwinding, the Bellavita Adventure Pool and Spa as well as excellent traditional Swiss taverns and gourmet restaurants will pamper you. Pontresina also spoils its guests with a wide range of cultural activities. The concerts and performances are an ideal way to unwind after an eventful day in the marvelous natural surroundings.