Christmas & New Year
Experience the magic of the mountains in your own winter wonderland this December and enjoy the ultimate festive celebration. We’ll take away all the usual hassles by managing your itinerary and arrangements throughout. Enjoy the most relaxing Christmas ever with none of the usual preparations and household chores!
Along with the traditional Powder Byrne Big Family Christmas on the slopes, all of our hotels offer Christmas services to keep the whole family happy.
Christmas Programmes in Our Hotels
Waldhaus Mountain Resort in Flims is offering an in-house program during the Christmas period. Throughout the day there is cake on offer and live music in the luxurious open lounge and why not enjoy an evening in the Champagne bar on the Epoca restaurant terrace? Get the children excited as there is a horse-drawn carriage taking clients on regional excursions and a permanent shuttle transfer to the base station Flims. From the 14th December right up to Christmas Day there are events taking place for everyone to join in on. Kids can get involved in curling lessons and or try out the kids program running on the 24th and 25th. With the little ones taken care of, here’s something for the adults: a wine tasting session in the Bordeaux Cellar, Kitchen! You can also take part in cocktail lessons with the executive chef and a behind the scenes guided tour of the hotel. Parents can enjoy an Advent concert with soloist Mrs.Maria Riccardo Wesseling on the 14th December followed by Christmas dinner in the Belle Epoque ballroom on the 24th and 25th.
Hotel Schweizerhof, Flims will automatically feel like a traditional Christmas setting with bright flamboyant decorations spread around the hotel. The general manager will accompany the guests to the local forest to meet other like-minded guests from different hotels where they can sing festive songs and sip on hot drinks. A gala dinner, which is included for half board clients, will run on the 24th and 25th December offering a 5-course meal using the finest high quality ingredients to create fine dishes such as Guinea fowl glaze in maple syrup.
Hotel Adula, Flims starts its Advent celebrations on the 23rd December with a Champagne reception followed by a get together on the 24th with coffee and christstollen, the traditional German Christmas cake. Their focus is on the children for Christmas Day as they celebrate in the forest near Flims singing carols and eating oranges. A glamorous live jazz night will take place on the 29th December leading up to the excitement of New Year’s Eve.
More festive events are to be enjoyed in our serviced resort of Grindelwald, Switzerland. The elegant and perfectly located Hotel Schweizerhof is hosting a series of events on the run up to Christmas Day including torch light hiking, cookie baking, and an English afternoon tea. The penultimate event is a gala dinner running on the 24th and 25th December, where our guests will have a 7-course meal included in the half board package. On the evening of the 25th December a Swiss Santa Claus will visit the children bearing gifts…hopefully not coal!
Hotel Belvedere, Grindelwald will have beautifully decorated trees and candles scattered around the hotel to create a traditional Alpine Christmas feel. On the 24th and 25th December they are offering a special dinner to all hotel guests, and on the 25th the hotel is putting on a visit from Father Christmas outside in the gardens, where he will arrive with a donkey to visit the children. All the children can get involved in singing Christmas songs, receiving gifts and over indulging in goodies. Not to be forgotten are the parents! There will be a lovely traditional Gluhwein to keep you warm and toasty.
Celebrate in Style
The mountain villages come alive at Christmas and many of our hotels host festive events for you to enjoy with your family. We can oversee your plans, from forwarding luggage and presents in advance, to magical sleigh rides and of course your skiing arrangements in our bespoke programmes. You’ll be invited to our Christmas lunch party on the slopes with all the trimmings and a special visit from Father Christmas too. Our teams are on hand throughout to ensure your precious time is well spent.
Discover New Experiences
Why not surprise the family with a sleigh ride through the forests to a hidden refuge and enjoy a delicious fondue, or let us design a snow-shoe safari with our guides to explore your own winter wonderland?
Bring the Whole Family
With a range of accommodation options for large and extended families you can all be together to celebrate. Choose from hotels with extended suites and family apartments or larger private properties in our Owners Collection, all with beautiful facilities and support from our dedicated resort teams.