A regular Powder Byrne favourite, Flims is the perfect place for skiing in Switzerland. It has a low-key family atmosphere, long, varied runs and a sunny disposition. Thanks to the Vorab Glacier, 70% of the winter sport action is between 2,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level, making it one of the most snow-sure places in the Alps. Nick Trend, writer for the Telegraph, said: 'Flims is like one of those rare Alpine resorts - like nearby Klosters - that still feels like a local village.' With stunning scenery and an active neighbourhood, Flims is the overall perfect place for a family holiday.
Flims is linked with neighbouring resort Laax, offering 235km of skiing across the whole Flims-Laax-Falera ski area. With spacious runs, empty slopes and glorious sunshine, you'll never want to go home. The scenery in Flims is stunning and all abilities are catered for, with a quick ski fix, ensuring maximum time on the slopes. One of the longest pistes in the Alps runs from the Vorab Glacier and makes its way to Flims along some reds and blues. So, if you're looking for a tranquil but adrenaline fuelled and scenic run, this is one for you. And for the more experienced, we would recommend the lovely long black run just of Vorab to Alp Ruschein. Our clients rave about the run from La Siala to Flims via Grauberg as it is 12km long and it has everything in it including steep, flat or off-piste routes, beautiful views and, additionally, goes past the famous Stargels restaurant.
We carefully select our hotels visiting each property and researching it in great detail before ever sending a client. Our hotels are hand-picked for their unparalleled accommodation, cuisine and facilities as well as first-class service.
This charming family-run hotel has welcomed our guests for over 22 years. The high standard of facilities coupled with a homely atmosphere and great location makes this an all round winner.
One of Powder Byrne's two luxury chalets in Flims, Casa Fortuna comprises five apartments that have been designed, finished and furnished to the highest level of style and luxury.
At the end of a sweeping tree lined drive sits the historic Waldhaus Flims Mountain Resort & Spa; a grand collection of buildings set on an expansive private estate.
Powder Byrne have designed a unique chalet, situated in a quiet yet convenient position in Flims Waldhaus. Casa Flumina comprises five apartments that have been finished to the highest standard.
The Hide Hotel
New for Winter 2018/19 the multi-award-winning design team of Stylt Trampoli have created a warm and homely yet elegant hotel with The Hide. Providing outstanding facilities, a mountainside location and a truly modern experience.
The Schweizerhof combines impeccable service with a relaxed, personal atmosphere so that guests instantly feel at ease. The enviable location in the centre of Flims makes it idyllic for an alpine retreat.
Sunstar Alpine Hotel
Situated in a peaceful and idyllic location on the edge of the forest, the Sunstar was built in an Art Nouveau style over 100 years ago with views of beautiful lakes and mountain backdrops.
Below you'll find our top picks for gastronomy in the area, including places to eat on the mountain, local restaurants you need to try and our hotel highlights.
Nova will transport you to a unique atmosphere of gold and crystal in harmony with over 400 year old walls. Presented with the 14 Gault Millau points chef and host its innovative, surprising and above all outstandingly delicious creations.
Das Elephant, Laax
Das Elephant gives you an extensive view of the stunning mountains while serving delicious dishes on the terrace. Their creative culinary offering makes this the ultimate mountain restaurant experience.
La Vacca, Flims
The tepee tent and open fire makes La Vacca a trendy steakhouse like no other. Serving sublime meat specialities, exquisite wines and impeccable service allows for La Vacca to be a firm favourite in Flims.
Cavigilli, Flims Dorf
Located in a rustic building and serving unique seasonal specialities along with carefully chosen gourmet dishes makes Cavigilli a popular choice of restaurant in Flims. Being host to two small dining rooms allows for a relaxed and tranquil ambiance.
Hotel Chesa, Flims
Providing a cosy atmosphere in their old wine cellar, Hotel Chesa gives you an altogether different dining experience. With specialities of Cheese Fondue, Raclette and Fondue Chinoise it really is for ultimate foodies.
If skiing is not your thing, then that's not a problem, because there are plenty of different activities for you and your family to enjoy in Flims. Indoor activities include the Flims Sports Centre and indoor pool. There are also plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, like hiking, snowshoeing, curling, ice skating or sledging. If you're looking to relax after a long and tiring day of skiing, then look no further than your hotel. The spa facility in Hotel Adula welcomes you for everything from massage and aromatherapy to beauty treatments and makeup application. Alternatively, the extensive and exclusive list of treatments at the Waldhaus includes staples like fitness facilities and massage, combined with beauty treatments for both the face and body using luxurious Ligne St. Barth products.
We run the children's programmes below in Flims during selected weeks over the winter season. Click here to see all of the children's programmes Powder Byrne offers.
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