Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Verbier

Xtreme Sports SA
Look good on the slopes; Xtreme Sport SA is up on style as well as practicality.
Vieux Verbier
Well-established and welcoming; Vieux Verbier is is an old favourite with those who love good food.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hubert Creton
Like the back of his hand; Hubert Creton is the most experienced guide on the mountains.
Hotel du Gietroz
Away from it all: Du Gietroz is our choice for those who want to avoid the noise of the town.
Hotel des Touristes
Hotel des Touristes is not the luxury pick, but as a cheap and cheerful option is it unrivalled. Think big hearty breakfasts and no fuss.
Hotel de Verbier
Hotel de Verbier is right in the heart of the town, and is a favourite hang-out of locals and tourists alike.
Hotel de la Poste
Service with a smile; Hotel de la Poste is a good value, good natured establishment with a garden to relax in.
Farinet
For dancing and debauchery, the crowd flocks to Farinet.
European Snowsport
European Snowsport are the best independent instructor company in Verbier offering both quality and variety across a number of different languages.
Ecurie
Intimate and informal; Ecurie is a family-run restaurant with a tried-and-tested menu.
David Fasel
Style and charisma: let David Fasel show you how it's done.
Cordée des Alpes
The Cordée des Alpes is a centrally located, utterly luxurious hotel in Verbier, offering fine-dining and a dedicated Cinq Mondes spa.
Chez Simon
The friendly option; Chez Simon is an experience in sociable eating.
Chez Dany/Clambin
A room with a view: with excellent food and scenery to match, it's no wonder Chez Dany pulls in the crowds.

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