Switzerland

Overview

When someone mentions Switzerland and you immediately think mountains, snow, and choclolate - there's no surprise this country is high on our list of favourite destinations!

Known best as a haven for summer and winter sports, the country is also famous for Heidi, edelweiss, and producing its fair share of musical prodigies. A landlocked country with the Alps occupying the greater part of the country, Switzerland is a natural playground for ski aficionados and boasts some of the most glamorous ski resorts in the world – ZermattVerbierSt. Moritz and Gstaad to name a few.

We have handpicked a number of exceptional chalets at a range of different resorts, and can even whisk you away in your own private plane. From spa treatments and fine-dining to cultural tours through beautiful castles and enchanting towns, Lightfoot Travel offers only the finest and most exclusive tailor-made itineraries.

Switzerland Regions

Gstaad

At dusk, the lights switch on. Flickering through the car-free village streets, lighting up the arches and eaves of old-fashioned wooden chalets, capturing the soft snowflakes in a golden sp…

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Bad Ragaz

It might be small, but the cozy little spa town of Bad Ragaz, Switzerland is full of healing power from the world famous thermal springs. In the 16th century, physician and alchemist Paracel…

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Ticino

The passion of Italy. The Alpine beauty of Switzerland. Ticino offers the best of all worlds. This Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland is full of palm trees, pristine beaches, pi…

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Bern & Lakes

Perhaps it’s the busy market stalls lining town squares, or the geraniums spilling from window boxes in front of every home. Maybe it’s the majesty of the Alpine foothills or the picture…

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Basel

With elegant botanical gardens, Switzerland’s biggest theatre, and the highest concentration of museums anywhere in the country, Basel is easily Switzerland’s cultural capital, and a mus…

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Andermatt

It’s been a roller-coaster ride for sleepy Andermatt. The construction of the magnificent Chedi Andermatt plucked this small Central Switzerland village from absolute obscurity and sent it…

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Zurich

You’ll find Zurich is far more than simply Switzerland’s financial capital. Blow away any misconceptions and discover a city as vibrant and buzzing as any major European city.

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Lucerne

The city of Lucerne is quintessentially Swiss. Picturesque spires and churches and elegant edifices line the cobblestone streets. No one would blame you for getting lost perusing the Old tow…

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Lake Geneva

The largest lake in Europe, Lake Geneva (or as Francophiles would call it, Lac Leman) is a peaceful oasis for all arrive at its shores. Nestled between the Swiss cantons of Vaud and France…

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Bernese Oberland

Visit Bernese Oberland and you’ll witness to some of Europe’s most stunning landscapes. The area of central Switzerland lies between the Reuss River, Lake Geneva and the famous Rhône Ri…

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Verbier

Verbier is royalty amongst Alpine ski resorts. A long time favourite for wealthy and famous European skiers, its vast ski areas and trails cater to all level, the off-piste trails - in parti…

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Zermatt

Zermatt is the epitome of Alpine beauty; a fairy-tale 19th century Swiss village set against the iconic Matterhorn – a mighty peak, conquered for the first time by British mountaineer Edwa…

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St. Moritz and Engadin

St Moritz is one of the original ski resorts in the Alps. It has developed a reputation as one of the top all-round winter sport destinations, as well as for serious glitz and glamour. The r…

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Switzerland Itineraries

Switzerland Properties

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Art Deco Hotel Montana

Lucerne, Switzerland

Perched high above Lake Lucerne with spectacular views of the snow-capped Swiss Alps, this landmark hotel is magnificent. Art Deco Hotel Montana was originally built in the early 1900s as a …

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Badrutts Palace Hotel

St. Moritz and Engadin, Switzerland

In spite of its prestige and sheer glitz and glamour, Badrutt’s Palace is an extremely welcoming and friendly hotel, with enormous emphasis placed on the personalised service provided to e…

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Baur Au Lac

Zurich, Switzerland

The Baur au Lac has been owned by the same family for six generations, and throughout its 171 years, it has consistently retained its position as one of the world’s top luxury hotels. Uniq…

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Beau-Rivage Geneva

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Built in 1865, Beau-Rivage is the last property in Geneva to remain in a single family for five generations – tradition is their strong suit and it shows. The 150-year old property is an i…

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Beau-Rivage Palace

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Set on 10 acres of private parkland, directly on the banks of Lake Geneva in Lausanne, the luxurious Beau-Rivage Palace is the picture of storied elegance. Since 1861, the belle époque hote…

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Bellevue Palace

Bern & Lakes, Switzerland

Bellevue Palace is the official guesthouse of the Swiss government, and while the historic palace has hosted visitors like the Queen of England, Nelson Mandela, Sophia Loren, and Bruce Sprin…

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Carlton Hotel St. Moritz

St. Moritz and Engadin, Switzerland

The Carlton Hotel St. Moritz is an award-winning luxury boutique hotel situated on the slopes above the spectacular Lake St. Moritz in Switzerland, in one of the world’s most prestigious s…

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CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort

Zermatt, Switzerland

This luxury boutique hotel is conveniently located on the slopes above Zermatt in Switzerland offering breathtaking views of the Matterhorn in the distance. Originally a 1950’s chalet, CER…

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Chalet D’Amore

Zermatt, Switzerland

Conveniently located close to the Klein Matterhorn lifts, and just minutes away from plenty of local shops and après-ski options, Chalet D'Amore is a lovely apartment housed in the beautifu…

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Chalet Grace

Zermatt, Switzerland

Grace is built to the highest standard, featuring floor to ceiling windows on all three levels, and a dramatic vaulted interior. South facing balconies capture some of the best scenic views …

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Chalet Max

Verbier, Switzerland

Adored by many, Chalet Max in Verbier is a warm and alluring chalet just steps away from some of the finest powder in Europe. Complementing its fantastic location is understated luxury fo…

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Chalet Pollux

Zermatt, Switzerland

Perched on a beautiful hillside, Chalet Pollux welcomes you to enjoy the slopes of the breathtaking Swiss peaks of Zermatt. Chalet Pollux is one of the three triplex that form the Chalet …

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Chalet Treize Etoiles

Verbier, Switzerland

Chalet Treize Etoiles is a stylish third-floor penthouse apartment designed by one of Verbier’s most renowned architects. Although located a few minutes walk from the centre of Verbier, gu…

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Chalet Zermatt Peak

Zermatt, Switzerland

Said to be one of the top fully-serviced ski chalets available in the Swiss Alps, Chalet Zermatt Peak is built into the mountainside overlooking Zermatt and the Matterhorn. Five ensuite bed…

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Château d’Ouchy

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

From the outside, the Château d’Ouchy retains its historic origins as a neo-gothic castle nestled in the Swiss Alps, but inside, the recently-renovated luxury hotel is a model of contempo…

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Dolder Grand Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

Perched on a hilltop high above Zurich in Switzerland, this prominent landmark hotel offers breathtaking views of the city, lake and the Alps. The Dolder Grand is a fairy tale-like castle wh…

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Eastwest Hôtel

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Tucked away on a quiet street, just steps from Lake Geneva, Eastwest Hôtel offers friendly, discreet service, and a peaceful ambiance that feels like home. The property is a haven of discre…

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Eden au Lac

Zurich, Switzerland

An oasis of calm in an urban metropolis, the Eden au Lac has been the home of genuine hospitality for business people, art lovers, gourmands, and cosmopolitans for over 100 years. The hotel …

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Evian Resort

France, Lake Geneva, Switzerland

In Evian-les-Bains, France, on the south shore of Lake Geneva, set on 47 acres of lushly landscaped grounds, the Evian Resort offers two luxury hotels, three sumptuous spas, an 18-hole champ…

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Four Seasons Hotel Geneva

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva is the first and only Four Seasons in Switzerland, and a beacon of elegance and luxury for sophisticated travellers worldwide. Located on the shores of …

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Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

Basel, Switzerland

Dating back to 1681, the legendary Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois is one of Europe’s oldest and most storied luxury hotels, welcoming the who’s who of art, culture, and politics for more tha…

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Grand Hotel Park

Gstaad, Switzerland

One of Europe’s most luxurious ski resort towns, Gstaad is famous for offering challenging slopes, gourmet restaurants, and designer shops to discerning travelers from around the world. An…

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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Ticino, Switzerland

This luxury boutique hotel is set in an 1880s mansion in private subtropical parklands on the shores of Lake Lugano in Ticino, Switzerland. Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola combines sumptuous cl…

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Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

Zermatt, Switzerland

The Grand Hotel Zermatterhof has welcomed aristocracy and the international elite since 1879 and the tradition continues today. Grand is not simply an adjective in this moniker - the hotel i…

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Grand Resort Bad Ragaz

Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

Welcome to Europe’s leading health and wellness resort, set in the heart of the Heidiland holiday region, near the healing waters of the Tamina Gorge. Grand Resort Bad Ragaz provides elega…

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Gstaad Palace

Gstaad, Switzerland

Imagine an impressive fairy tale palace, set in a charming and picturesque mountain village, surrounded by the spectacular Swiss Alps. Now picture yourself there, experiencing a relaxing and…

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Hidden Dragon

Verbier, Switzerland

Hidden Dragon is a privately-owned exclusive alpine lodge situated in the heart of Switzerland’s 4 Valley region in the ski area of Veysonnaz. Nestled in fir and pine forests in the ski…

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Hotel Angleterre & Résidence

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Located on the shores of Lake Geneva, Hotel Angleterre & Résidence is a four-star haven of luxury and tranquility in the heart of Lausanne. Minutes from the charming old town, and with …

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Hotel Firefly

Zermatt, Switzerland

Located at the very centre of Zermatt,  the views from your suite in Hotel Firefly will take your breath away. This family-run, modern hotel combines traditional Alpine design with twenty-…

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Hotel Mont Cervin Palace

Zermatt, Switzerland

The Mont Cervin Palace combines the finest Swiss hotel tradition with sincere, luxurious hospitality. Arrive at the hotel in the popular red horse-drawn carriage which meets you at the st…

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Hotel Nevai

Verbier, Switzerland

The luxurious, chic Hotel Nevai has a boutique feel, in keeping with the chalet style of architecture that Verbier is so famous for. The central location of this hotel makes it a convenie…

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Hotel Schweizerhof Bern

Bern & Lakes, Switzerland

With its 150-year history, the Hotel Schweizerhof is one of the most admired hotels in Switzerland’s capital city. After two years of extensive renovations, it shines once again, restored …

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Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

Lucerne, Switzerland

Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern is a magnificent 19th-century hotel located on Lake Lucerne with a magnificent backdrop of the Swiss Alps, in the heart of Lucerne’s historic old town, in Switzer…

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Hotel Schweizerhof Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

Hotel Schweizerhof Zurich is an elegant and traditional hotel with a grand façade. It is superbly located opposite the main train station, on the famous car-free Bahnhofstrasse, in the hear…

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La Réserve Hotel And Spa Geneva

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Tucked away in a 10-acre park on the shores of Lake Geneva, the luxurious 5-star La Réserve Hotel and Spa Geneva is a haven of serenity and privacy, sheltered from the outside world. Guests…

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Lausanne Palace & Spa

Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Since opening in 1915, the Lausanne Palace & Spa has been a beacon of 5-star accommodation and hospitality in the historic city of Lausanne. Rooms and suites offer panoramic views of Lau…

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Le Grand Bellevue

Gstaad, Switzerland

This luxury boutique hotel is set in a private park right on the Promenade in Gstaad, one of Switzerland’s most exclusive ski resorts. Recently refurbished to the highest standard, Le Gran…

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Les Esserts Sagittaire

Verbier, Switzerland

Located in the prestigious "Sagittaire", Les Esserts offers the opportunity for a smaller party to access all the facilities. The apartment is decorated in a contemporary rustic style with a…

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Marktgasse Hotel

Zurich, Switzerland

After two years of meticulous renovation, the Marktgasse Hotel reopened in 2015, offering guests a haven of luxury and comfort in the heart of Zurich’s Old Town. The historically-listed bu…

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Nira Alpina Hotel

St. Moritz and Engadin, Switzerland

Nira Alpina is an elegant and new hotel situated at the top end of the Engadin valley. Its spectacular views of the village of Surlej and Lake Silvaplana beyond are definitely worth the visi…

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Storchen Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

This luxury boutique hotel is set on the Limmat River in the heart of Zurich’s old city in Switzerland. Housed in a 650-year-old building, the Storchen Zurich combines traditional Zurich s…

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The Alpina Gstaad

Gstaad, Switzerland

In the sophisticated Swiss town of Gstaad, The Alpina Gstaad offers accommodations that are the crème de la crème. Designed in the style of a luxurious private chalet, the architecture of …

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The Chedi Andermatt

Andermatt, Switzerland

The Chedi Andermatt brings sophisticated elegance to the traditional alpine village of Andermatt, nestled in the Swiss Alps. For their first Swiss property, luxury Asian hotelier GHM, a lead…

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The Lodge

Verbier, Switzerland

The Lodge is an amazingly chic 9-bedroom chalet that sits atop the quiet forested area of the elite Verbier ski resort. Set against a stunning snow mountain backdrop and just minutes away fr…

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The Omnia

Zermatt, Switzerland

The Omnia lies on the top of a rock 45 metres above central Zermatt, in Switzerland, offering spectacular views of the Matterhorn. The entry is unique as guests are transported in an elevato…

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Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa

Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

In the picturesque mountain setting of the Bernese Oberland, the Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa sits nestled between two lakes, at the foot of the snow-capped Jungfrau. The 5-star r…

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Widder Hotel

Zurich, Switzerland

Widder Hotel is located in a tranquil neighbourhood within downtown Zurich, a 20-minutes drive from Zurich Airport. The architectural masterpiece comprises nine historic town-houses, fused …

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