Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

St Moritz

Viva Sportiva
Viva Sportiva is great place to hire off-piste equipment - the staff is very knowledgeable.
The Chasellas
It's extremely difficult to snag a table at The Chasellas, but once you're in you'll be treated to lipsmackingly good Swiss and international food.
Talvo by Dalsass
Again, Talvo by Dalsass is is a bit of a period piece; a beautiful old farmhouse restaurant with a welcoming atmosphere. The food ain't half bad, either.
Suvretta Snowsports
Said to be one of the best ski schools in Switzerland, Suvretta's instructors are all of a high standard; indeed, you will want to be on the mountains with these people!
Suvretta House
With a secluded fairytale castle feel, Suvretta House is one of St Moritz's super-stays.
St Moritz Ski School
One of the largest ski schools in the resort, St. Moritz School School offers English-speaking instructors on request.
Sports
St Moritz isn't all skiing! Visit the lake for a chance to participate in a range of exciting alternative sports.
Ski Service Corvatsch
As one of the largest outlets in St Moritz, this shop is well equipped with the latest fashions in skiwear, and offers equipment to hire as well as to buy.
Ski Cool School
A small school, with a boutique feel; Ski Cool Ski School has a number of British-trained English-speaking instructors for Brits abroad.
Shopping
St Moritz is a great place to shop, with big name brands represented everywhere. It's a fashionista's dream!
Samedan
Samedan is a delightful spa with a heated pool on the roof terrace and amazing views of the mountains.
Rote Bar
Chic and upmarket, Rote Bar is an excellent place to have a relaxing drink while listening to live music and admiring the art work permanently on display in the bar.
Restorant Dorta
Situated in a 500-year-old farmhouse, Restorant Dorta is as charming as mountain restaurants get - accompanied, of course, by excellent local food. Try the dumplings - they really are to-dine-for.
Post Haus
Like a phoenix from the flames, the Post Haus has now reopened after being badly damaged in a fire. Praise the Lord.
Pitz de Tsechna
Pitz de Tsechna is somewhere to go directly after you ski - with a live band peforming once a week, this is a laid-back and fun place to relax.
Pavarotti and Friends
Pavarotti and Friends is a cosy bar with excellent tapas. Beware of the owner, who is known for bursting into song.
Nolda
Housed in an attractive chalet-style building, Nolda is very well placed for skiing.
Nobu
MTZ Heilbad St Moritz
As St. Moritz's most famous spa, Heliabad offers a variety of facilities from steam rooms and baths.
Monopol
Monopol is good value hotel with an excellent spa and restaurant. Enough said.
Mirko Pietrobelli
70-year-old Mirko has more knowledge and experience on the slopes than most younger guides put together, and is well-versed in the secrets of the slopes.
Mathis
There are several restaurants at the Mathis complex, which means you can choose from a wide variety of cuisines. A good place to come for the indecisive foodie!
Lele (Emanuele) Foglia
A reassuring presence on the slopes, Lele's lively personality makes spending the day in his company a real pleasure.
Laudinella
While it may not have any trace of alpine chic about it, Laudinella is still a suitably stylish place to lay you weary head.
Lagalb
Lagalb is an eerily quiet slope, and is great for those who prefer to ski in solitude.
Kulm Spa
Found at the regal Kulm Hotel in St Moritz, the Kulm Spa is a decadent oasis with an impressive menu of treatments and range of facilities.
Kulm
A hotel with a long history behind it, Kulm is a great place for luxury-seeking ski bunnies.
King’s Club
As one of the most famous clubs in the Alps, King's Club this is the place to go for a tase of the high life.
Hotel Salastrains
Hotel Salastrains is a great place to say for serious skiers; its location right on the slopes means you can get out of bed and step into your skis in the morning. Hungover or not.
Hotel Giardino Mountain
Blending Alpine-style elements with contemporary decor, the Hotel Giardino Mountain is a design hotel that doesn’t disappoint.
Hotel Garni
A good option for travellers on a budget, Hotel Garni is centrally located with a good pizzeria and bar.
Heuser
Heuser is an elegant place for a post-ski drink; indulge!
Hemingway’s Club
Hemingway's Club is the place to go for hardcore drinking and for rubbing shoulders with some very interesting company indeed.
Grischuna
An elegant interior compliments delicious Italian cuisine at Grischuna; we recommend the seafood.
Finale
Popular with locals, Finale is a great place to go for an after-ski beer.
Erich Buchi
Erich is a highly experienced guide with a real love of nature. Spending the day with Erich is an eye-opening experience, to say the least.
El Paradiso
Trendy yet traditional, El Paradiso has been described as Switzerland's finest ski hut. What else do you need to know?
Dracula’s Ghost Rider’s Club
You wouldn't guess from its name, but Dracula's Ghost Rider's Club is an ultra-exclusive venue with a star-studded membership. See and be seen on this scene.
Diavolezza
Offering an excellent off piste and free ride terrain Diavolezza offer spectacular views..
Devil’s Place
Devil's Place has been featured in the Guinness Book of records for its incredible whiskey collection; indeed, if you're a fan you want to be disappointed.

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