Selection of luxury chalets in St Moritz resort
A complete guide to St Moritz resort and best ski chalets to rent in Engadin valley
St Moritz ski resort video, ski areas, piste map, reviews & ratings, ski season & live snow forecast, après ski, restaurants, nightlife, and luxury chalets in St Moritz
Brief history of St Moritz
Saint Moritz (or St. Moritz in German, Italian: San Maurizio, French: Saint-Maurice) is a high Alpine resort town in the Engadin valley of Switzerland, with an elevation of about 1,800 metres (5,910 ft) above sea level. This German-speaking side in Switzerland opened up for tourism in 1864 and ever since then, it caught the eye of the rich and famous, billionaires and the royals. No one could have imagined that the bet that took place between the hotelier Johannes Badrutt and a noble group of traders and property-owners in St Moritz in 1864 at the Engadiner Kulm Hotel (where tourism first started and guest were treated to every luxury), would change the course of this destination.
St Moritz worlds most glamourous Alpine retreat, known for its Sun, Snow, and shampers, is a resort that was forever mortalized by the ultimate playboy James Bond, with the chase down the valley for so many times. St. Moritz is one of the well known exclusive resorts in the World and the holiday destination of rich and famous. St.Moritz has shaped itself with champagne and caviar lifestyle that the Jet setters gather to holiday each winter. St. Mortiz is glitzy, fashionable, and full of atmosphere, offering a fabulous all-around winter holiday experience. But this has happened only in the last 156 years (2020). THE ORIGINAL BIRTHPLACE OF SKIING, That’s now developed into an extensive resort, covering more than 350 km of terrain. The original importance of St.Moritz as a Health and Spa resort goes back to two to three thousand years. Europe’s oldest preserved mineral spring catchment system was discovered here, dating from 1466 BCE.
Activities in St Moritz
The lake freezes in the winter months, and a perfect reason for many winter activities; Horse and greyhound racing, golf, cricket, and much international polo competition and the famous cross-country race ”The Engadin ski marathon”. St Moritz is also home to the Olympia Bobsled track, the only natural bobsled track in the World and it is active with competitors daily. Definitely worth going along for a look, and if you are very brave or very crazy, you can pay to be steered down at breakneck speeds by a professional crew, as well as the bobsled there are loads of other activities available. You can snowshoe through the pines, play some red bull winter Golf on the lake course, learn how to curl or ice skate, go swimming, play tennis, have a spa treatment, The list goes on and on and on and is an excellent place for Non-skiers too…for cross country skiers, there over 180km of tracks available, and accommodation-wise there are many options for all budgets, as we focus more on the high-end luxury ski chalets and apartments to rent in St. Moritz, you can find below some of our handpicked collection of best of the best chalets in St Moritz.
St. Moritz holiday resort, with its First-class skiing, twice home to the Winter Olympics (1928 & 1948), has now become the hidden Alpine gem of the winter glamour, who seek to hit the slopes at Corviglia, which offers 218 miles of ski runs, as well as various other winter sports. This type of clientele is otherwise found in the famed ski destinations such as Courchevel, Verbier, or Megève.
St. Moritz really is more than just a luxury ski holiday, It’s an ultimate experience in luxury. If you are looking for magnificent powder and glacier skiing and to feel spoilt and relaxed, then St. Mortiz in Switzerland is the best place to visit.