Epic Europe

THE ALPINA 5*

Gstaad

The Alpina Gstaad, the first new 5* hotel in Gstaad in over a century, is a fresh interpretation of alpine chic. Luxury suites, award-winning restaurants, and the Six Senses Spa combine together to create one of the best luxury hotels in the Alps. The expertise of artisans from the region has created inspiring spaces, where original and contemporary local materials are subtly united with genuine period woodwork.


The 56 rooms and suites all reflect how authenticity meets Swiss luxury. Throughout, the region’s heritage inspires the detail and careful craftsmanship. Classically carved ceilings and timber-clad walls create a cozy feel, along with leather headboards and Swiss farmhouse cupboards and chests. Decorative accessories recall the traditional leather cowbell collars, an iconic image for the Saanenland. The result is fresh and modern, delivering an Alpine chic aesthetic.

 

SPA & WELLNESS: The exclusive Six Senses Spa is a holistic destination spa inspired by Asian wellness traditions, which are offered alongside Swiss Alpine treatments. The spa’s 12 treatment rooms include a Floatation Room, a Hammam, a Colonic Room, a Colour Therapy Room, an Ayurvedic Room, an Oriental Room, a Salt Room, a Cave Room for couples treatments and five multifunctional single treatment rooms.

 

Other facilities include an organically shaped indoor pool, an outdoor garden pool, two Jacuzzis, a yoga studio, gym and juice bar.  For children, there is a separate pool with a mini slide.

 

FOOD & DRINK: Awarded the prestigious award of “Gault Millau Hotel of the Year” 2013 & 2014. The Alpina Gstaad’s Executive Chef, Marcus G. Lindner, supervises each of the establishment’s three exceptional restaurants, ensuring excellence across the board.

 

The Sommet Restaurant is the jewel in The Alpina Gstaad’s crown, with one Michelin star and 18/20 Gault Millau points, paying testament to the restaurant’s exceptional gourmet cuisine. Inspired, precise and creative, the chef’s dishes are an ode to authentic food and the finest produce.

 

“Megu” the Swiss outpost of the renowned NYC restaurant. A seamless interplay of traditional and modern Japan is evoked in both Megu's cuisine and its design concept. Bringing together the finest and rarest ingredients, Megu's menu combines authentic and avant-garde influences from both Japan and Switzerland.

 

The Stübli serves classic Swiss dishes from all four corners of the country, reinterpreted and presented with a touch of modernity.

 

LOCATION: The Alpina Gstaad is located on the prestigious Oberbort in Gstaad, giving views onto the glistening village and breath-taking panorama. 10 mintes walking to the Promenade, 2 minutes drive.

 

Highlights:

  • Luxury 5 star hotel & spa Gstaad
  • Gault Millau Hotel of the year 2013 & 2014 for its 3 diverse restaurants
  • “Megu” the Swiss outpost of the renowned NYC restaurant
  • Art at the Alpina: Aiming to go beyond the expected, The Alpina Gstaad hosts frequent exhibits of leading artists and an extensive permanent collection offering a unique experience in the midst of the mountains
  • The Alpina Life Cuisine is an approach to healthy and mindful eating. This special menu combines some of the latest findings by international nutritionists and applies proven principles of a modern and healthy diet
  • Guest rooms are accented with Swiss antiques and collectables
  • The 400m2 Panorama Suite includes 3 bedrooms, private spa, Jacuzzi and elegant living area surrounding an open fireplace
  • Free shuttle service for guests to Gstaad skiing, train station and restaurants (9am - 10pm)
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WHAT WE DO

Epic Europe is a luxury experiential adventure travel operator based in the Swiss Alps.


Epic Europe specializes in private bespoke itineraries for small groups. Experiencing the best of each region, from interacting with the local people and enjoying authentic regional food and wine, as well as time-honored traditions and festivals, to recreating in the alpine landscape, and truly understanding why the Alps are the birthplace of adventure travel. From custom ski, hiking, or cycling trips to building in city tours, cultural itineraries, or gastronomic discovery, these award-winning, multi-dimensional trips are tailored to our clients' wishes every time, and are not packaged tours. From Switzerland, Italy, and France's Alps, to world-class cultural cities and larger towns, Epic Europe can design a tailored adventure that fulfills your every need. 

  • "I would have to say that Verbier and Zermatt might be the best places I have ever ridden a mountain bike, and I couldn't imagine going without the help of Epic Europe's guides. It was a dream trip for sure." - B.S., PA USA
  • "Hiking in the Alps has always been on my bucket list, but I wasn't sure that a typical trip was my style. Epic Europe designed a custom route for our group, staying in the best little inns and hotels, and we felt like we had the trails to ourselves. I will come back again and again to explore new trails with their guides every year that I can!" - R.B., NY USA
  • "Epic Europe's custom road biking trip that they put together for my buddy's bachelor party was great - the right combination of killer rides, great hotels, and outstanding restaurants. Great guides, and overall a perfect trip." - A.S., London UK
  • "Epic Europe has coordinated several corporate events for us over the past 5 years, and I cannot imagine a more professional operation to handle all of the details. From a team-building event for 50 people in a 17th-century castle atop a mountain pass, to marketing conferences and catalog shoots, their knowledge of the best locations in the Alps is second-to-none, and they are as good as it gets at being creative." - E.P., Lugano CH
  • "A day of heliskiing in Italy culminated with a sunset run off the Breuil saddle of the Matterhorn - one of the most thrilling runs of my life - and we left our tracks in a place where they remained for a week afterward, reminding us of the best day of skiing in our life!" - WG, CT USA
  • "Our family spent last Christmas in Zermatt on a bespoke Epic Europe ski trip. The special thought and care that they put into our holiday made it our best yet." - L.M.; CA USA
  • “The team at Epic Europe created the most incredible trip for us, where everything came together seamlessly, and we never had to think about what came next - it just magically happened as if it was meant to be. That takes real talent, and they make it look easy." - B.N., WY USA
  • "I have done trips in the Alps and surrounding regions with Epic Europe for the past 4 years, and every one has been unique and surpassed the last. The experiences that they deliver due to their personal relationships are a window into the real life in these incredible locations, and they share these friendships with us." - K.B., CT USA

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