Saas Fee is a car-free village filled with typical chalet-style buildings. It is surrounded by impressive mountains, most notably the Dom which is the highest mountain in Switzerland. The resort offers superb skiing for all levels. The main ski area is Saas Fee, with the additional ski areas of Saas-Grund/Saas-Almagell further down the valley, totalling around 146km of ski pistes.
The Pearl of the Alps
Surrounded by several impressive peaks
Dozens of kilometres to enjoy
A paradise for families
Within Saas Fee ski area, Längfluh is reached by the new Spielboden gondola and Felskinn can be reached by the Alpin Express gondola or Felskinn cable car from the village. The Metro Alpin is the highest underground funicular in the world and takes skiers right up to Mittelallalin and the world’s highest revolving restaurant at 3,500m. From here there is a wonderful 9km run back to Saas Fee either on blue or black ski pistes. There are excellent lower slopes for beginners by the Leeboden and Stafelwald. All year round snowboarding and skiing is possible on the Glacier above Saas Fee.
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Saas-Fee also boasts one of the best summer ski areas in Switzerland. Open from July to mid-November 20km of pistes are available for the dedicated skier.
Key facts Saas Fee ski holidays
- Village height: 1,800m
- Highest Lift: 3,600m
- Pistes: 100 km (Saas Fee local area)
- Rating: Beginners**** / Intermediates**** / Advanced**
- Transfer time by rail: 3h20 (from Zürich)
3* Panorama Hotel Alphubel
The hotel is centrally located in the car free glacier village, Saas-Fee, only 500m from the local bus station. In an elevated location, the panoramic garden and sun terrace gives guests a view of 13 peaks over 4,000 metres high! This family-friendly hotel runs an active kids club with a programme of activities ranging from baking biscuits to making crafts. A regular ski shuttle service is offered to the slopes. The cosy hotel lounge is filled with wooden furniture crafted by Gottfried Supersaxo Sr. in his carpentry workshop. Admire this local talent, ponder over the old paintings capturing Saas Fee in days gone by, peruse their collection of books or play a board game, which can be borrowed free of charge throughout your stay.
The hotel has 34 rooms. Rooms with balconies are south-facing and boast some of the most spectacular panoramic views over Saas-Fee and the breath-taking glacial landscape – especially in the morning, when the first rays of sunlight give the peaks a pinkish glow. Free Wi-Fi can be accessed throughout the hotel.
Specials for winter 2017/18
Free night offer ‘Stay 7 pay 6’ applicable 01 Nov – 22 Dec, 06 Jan – 09 Feb & 24 Feb – 14 Apr. Offer valid on a bed and breakfast basis only.
4* Sunstar Beau-Site Hotel
At the centre of car-free Saas-Fee, this cosy and traditional hotel seamlessly blends historic features with contemporary décor and quality materials. Friendly, attentive staff on hand for anything you need, lend the personal touch this hotel is renowned for. Facilities offered include two restaurants, a wellness area, and a popular guest programme offering wine tastings, torchlit walk and live music.
All 35 comfortable rooms have a bath or shower, WC, TV, telephone, radio, and minibar. Guests are offered complimentary soft drinks and beer in the minibars, replenished daily. Superior rooms have a balcony. Many rooms have wonderful mountain
Specials for winter 2017/18
Free night offer ‘Stay 7 pay 6’ applicable 03 Jan – 09 Feb & 03 Mar – 08 Apr. Offer valid on a half board basis only.
From Prices per Person in £
Panorama Hotel Alphubel - Standard Room - half board
Panorama Hotel Alphubel - Balcony room - half board
Sunstar Beau-Site Hotel - Comfort room - with breakfast
Sunstar Beau-Site Hotel - Superior room - with breakfast
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