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Verbier

Xtreme Sports SA
Look good on the slopes; Xtreme Sport SA is up on style as well as practicality.
Winter Events Calendar
W Verbier
Verbier's hippest hotel, restaurant and nightclub all rolled into one...
Vieux Verbier
Well-established and welcoming; Vieux Verbier is is an old favourite with those who love good food.
Vanessa
A popular choice; Hotel Vanessa is a smart and comfortable hotel in the centre of town.
Vallon d’Arby
Spectacular scenery: Vallon d'Arby offers a feast for the eyes and lots of choice for skiers of all abilities.
Tortin/Chassoure
Not for the fainthearted; Chassoure will challenge even the most seasoned skier with plenty of twists and turns to keep you on your toes.
Tobogganing
Seriously good fun; Verbier's toboggan run is the best in the country, and a real adrenaline rush.
The Lodge Verbier
High flying: rent out The Lodge, Richard Branson's private property, for an unforgettably luxurious break.
The King’s Parc Hotel
The King's Park Hotel is our choice for a traditional Verbier experience at a price that won't break the bank.
The Ice Rink
The ice rink offers the perfect alternative to skiing, for when you've had enough or conditions aren't right.
The Farinet
In the thick of it; the Farinet hotel is a lively and popular place to stay - a favourite with youngsters.
The Centre Sportif
Have a day of frivolous fun at Verbier's public spa.
Take a Trip
Verbier is surrounded by natural beauty, pretty towns and interesting history. We offer our pick of the places to visit.
Swiss Ski School
Despite a dodgy reputation some years ago, The Swiss Ski School has turned itself around and is now one of the best places to brush on your technique in the area.
Stairway to Heaven
The classic; Stairway to Heaven is Verbier's claim to fame - head here for powder heaven.
Ski Service
Great expertise; choose Ski Service for sound advice and an extensive range.
Savoleyres
An old favourite; Savoleyres is the place to go to avoid the traffic and get in some great tree skiing.
Rouge
Eat in style: Rouge brings joy to the eyes as well as the palate.
Rosalp
Rosalp is an intimate chalet hotel in a great location, and a must for those who love to unwind in the spa.
PUBLIC Verbier
This swanky spot with its 10-metre copper bar and red-leather booths brings all the eccentricities of its London counterpart to the Swiss slopes.
Pub Mont Fort
Not for those looking for a quiet night; Pub Mont Fort is the place to go for riotous revelry.
Powder Extreme
It's all in the name; Powder Extreme is the school to go for the ultimate in off-piste experiences.
Paraponting
There really is nothing like getting a bird's eye view of the mountains. You can do just that and feel the fear while you're at it, with Verbier's paraponting trips.
Olivier Roduit
In safe hands: Oliver Roduit is a favourite with Verbier regulars.
Offshore Café
Its surf shack vibe belies its Swiss location, but the Offshore Café in Verbier is a beloved slope-side cafe offering hearty fare and a friendly atmosphere.
Nevai
Modern and chic; the Nevai offers something exciting and different for those who feel that their lodgings should be part of the experience.
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Mountain Air
Setting the standard; Mountain Air kits out the pros.
Montpelier
A stay at Montpelier is well-advised. This family run hotel offers great service and comfort.
Mont Gele
A precarious playground; Mont Gele is the serious skier's paradise, with a large variety of exciting terrains.
Mont Fort/Gentiane
Head for heights: impressive views and a hair-raising ride on Mont Fort, Verbier's highest run.
Moncler
A timber-clad outpost of the luxury brand, the Moncler boutique in Verbier stocks chic clothing for men and women, including high-end skiwear.
Michaud Verbier
The House of Michaud has made a new home for itself in the Swiss mountains at Michaud Verbier selling top brands of fine jewellery and timepieces.
Le Cristal
A little luxury; Le Cristal is our favourite high-end option.
Le Carrefour
Quality, quantity and variety; Le Carrefour is well worth a visit - don't miss a lunch on the terrace.
Lavey Les Bains
You're a superspa, that is what you are; rest, relax and rejuvenate at Lavey Les Bains.
King’s
Service and class: King's is a popular modern restaurant where you will be treated like royalty.
Hubert Creton
Like the back of his hand; Hubert Creton is the most experienced guide on the mountains.
Hotel Garbo
Hotel Garbo is simple but pleasant - a favourite with those who are there for the skiing.

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