Each year thousands of individuals choose Gstaad as their holiday destination. This is a place where individuals are able to mix with famous stars of the stage and screen. It is a place of excitement, events throughout the year, winter sports, exciting nightlife, culture and shopping. Here are some tips to get the most out of your vacation.
One thing you do not want to miss is a trip to the Promenade. Enjoy Early Beck`s ß€?Nusstorteß€, Charley`s Tea Room and the delicious ß€?Chocolat Renverseß€ or the ß€?Torchon foie grasß€ from Pernet. During the day you are able to take in shopping in some of the many boutiques, this is also the place to catch a glimpse of some of the many famous faces that often visit Gstaad. However in the tradition of the famous hospitality, do not overwhelm them. At night the Promenade takes on a magic all of its own thanks to the friendship lights on the eves of the roves of the village and are a wonder to see before heading back to yourhotel.
Lovers of nature may wish to check out the ß€?Arnenseeß€, just 7km from the town above the Gsteig village. The Arnensee is a natural lake of breath taking beauty and a must see on your vacation. Enjoy a walk on a pathway cut out by locals from the surrounding forest, sit and enjoy the views, the artwork on stone slabs and greet the locals.
When planning your vacation in Gstaad you may wish to consider staying at the Bellerive Hotel. It can be found at the entrance to the town and just a short walk from the village. The Bellerive is a fantastic hotel, rebuilt in 2007 with a very cozy restaurant serving local cuisine, a bar for drinks, a massage parlor, nail and hair treatments and a level of service that is hard to beat. Choose from 15 typical Swiss Alp rooms with the twist of themes, most of which provide excellent views of the scenery that this part of the world has to offer.
This is just a brief glimpse into some of what the town offers when planning a vacation, the list of activities, things to do and to see goes on and on. Owner of theBellerive Hotel, Claudia Gerber Bach, whose father is an electrician with his own company, will be more than happy to recommend sights and places to visit from her experience of living in this stunning part of the world.