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Switzerland Luxury Guide

A guide to help you find the best hotels & places in Switzerland for Luxury enthusiasts


Luxury in Switzerland means snow-capped mountains

Alluring as the mountainous Central European country is, Switzerland enchants its luxury travellers with its sublime ski resorts, vast lakes,  and some of the most beautiful mountains in the world.

There are many beautiful cities and charming villages to discover in Switzerland boasting a great collection of luxury hotels perfect for an elegant city break, a business trip, or a mountainous escape.

Discover our selection of the best destinations to visit for luxury holidays in Switzerland.

St. Moritz 

This sparkling lakeside town is where Switzerland’s luxury hotels combine with excellence a grand range of winter-sports. St. Moritz is the perfect skiing destination for all levels of skiers while boasts a comprehensive choice of designer boutiques, fine-dining restaurants, and legendary hotels with deluxe facilities.


Lying below the imposing Matterhorn, the historic village of Zermatt is among the world’s best ski resorts. It is dotted with some of the best luxury hotels in Switzerland, excellent mountain restaurants, and stylish bars.


This upscale resort town has for long been celebrities and royalty a beloved winter escape in the Swiss Alps. It is a place of elegant charm with luxurious wooden chalets and an extensive array of shops, winter-sport stores, luxury hotels, restaurants, and bars, particularly great for ski lovers.


Situated between Europe's most spectacular lake and breathtaking Alpine scenery, Geneva is known for Swiss chocolate, luxury watchmaking, and world-class hotels. Its old town is a place of charm and character with cobblestone streets lined with boutiques, shops, art galleries, museums, cafes, and restaurants. While Rue du Rhône is Geneva’s most expensive street with prestigious brands, exquisite watches, fashion and jewelry, and delectable chocolateries.


World-known for its excellent quality of living, there is no surprise why Zurich is a popular city for luxury breaks. Set between snow-covered peaks and a dazzling tranquil lake, Zurich boasts a plethora of opulent hotels with world spa centers and impeccable dining options, designer boutiques, watch and jewelry shops, gourmet establishments, and stylish bars.

In this Switzerland Luxury Guide, you will find the best 5-star properties and luxury hotels with dining options and spa centers in Switzerland!

The best luxury hotels in Switzerland

Lakeside cities and Alpine resort towns in Switzerland pride themselves in the luxury hotels and wooden chalets with captivating views to the Swiss Alps and charming natural landscapes, modem spa facilities and fitness centres, delectable dining options, and fireplace lounges.

Especially in the ski resort towns of St. MoritzZermattBever, and Gstaad you will find an excellent selection of luxury accommodation options ranging from luxury and boutique hotels to wooden chalets -all of them are close to popular ski areas.

While the luxury 5-star hotels of Geneva and Zurich are known for their deluxe room facilities, the overwhelming elegant atmosphere and the uncompromising level of professional service! The most exceptional ones operate also Michelin-star restaurants and advanced spa facilities within their premises, aiming to enhance your luxury holiday experience in Switzerland even more.

See our collection with the most popular 5-star hotels and luxury boutique hotels in Switzerland to relax in palatial yet comfortable room facilities, indulge in gourmet pleasures, and get spoiled within splendid wellness centres.

The best places for luxury travellers in Switzerland

The lakeside cities of Zurich and Geneva are known for hosting some of the most high-end boutiques with designer brands in Switzerland as well as for their numerous watch and jewellery shops. 

While the ski resort towns of St. MoritzZermatt and Gstaad also boast a plethora of shops, elegant boutiques, Michelin-star restaurants, rustic bistros, and fireplace lounges.

See our collection with the best places for luxury shopping in Switzerland, fine-dining, and popular places for luxury travellers around Switzerland’s big cities and charming villages.

Luxury Tips

Buying a watch when travelling to Switzerland has become a custom. Switzerland is heavily linked with luxurious watches and many people tend to buy one when they visit the country. The best places to buy a watch in Switzerland are Bucherer, Christ and Basel.

Switzerland is not very popular for its shopping options which mainly consists of boutique and fashion stores, souvenir shops and art galleries. The best shopping venues can be found in Zurich, Geneva and Lausanne.

Gstaad is a luxurious resort in Switzerland as well as a very popular skiing venue due to its high quality hotels and resorts. There are a lot of things to do in that area like shopping, attending music festivals, and, of course, skiing!

Travel Info

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  • Snow & skiing
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  • Sightseeing
  • Local gastronomy
  • Art & culture
  • Hiking
  • Relaxation in nature
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  • Lgbt holidays
  • City breaks
  • Adventure holidays
  • Water sports
  • Event travel

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 What can I find in this Luxury Travel Guide ?

Our Travel by Interest Experts have created this dedicated luxury travel guide, to help you easily plan your next luxurious holidays and discover all the places you want to see and all the things you want to do. You can find here the top shopping venues, gourmet restaurants, as well as 5-star Hotels and Resorts to stay!

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