If you haven’t yet heard of the Swiss Alps’ hidden delight Saas-Fee, prepare to be dazzled. Visually charming but packing plenty of substance in the slops department, the impressive combination of year-round snow, a welcoming village ambience and an established après-ski scene makes Saas-Fee a treasured favourite with ski’s most sophisticated set. Known as ‘The Pearl of the Alps’, Saas-Fee sets itself apart from the commercialised ski scene with relatively untouched beauty and a fantastic collection of varied slopes for skiers with mixed levels of abilities.
Internationally renowned, due to its beauty and snow-sure reputation, Sass-Fee is nestled at 1800m, in the cradle of the Mischabel range, just 15km north-east of Zermatt, with a highest point of 3600m. As Saas-Fee continues to attract an elite crowd, it’s fabulous range of facilities continue to grow. There is no shortage of lifts to take you to the breathtaking views, whilst the impressive range of slopes ensures beginners, intermediate and expert skiers can enjoy their time in this captivating Swiss setting. After you’ve exhausted yourself on one of the thrilling glacial terrain, head down to the centre of the village to refuel at any one of the bistros, cafes, restaurants and bars that play host to a rewarding evening of après-ski. Finally, if you’re looking for a luxury ski holiday that offers that extra special something, be sure to make time to enjoy Saas-Fee’s long toboggan runs, winter walking, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing, alpine gorge adventure, ice climbing and many other enthralling Alpine activities. Don’t miss the world’s largest ice grotto at 3500m above sea level.
At a Glance
Snow: Saas-Fee is one of the most snow-sure resorts in the Alps, with an altitude of 1,483 metres. Lift System: A range of cable-cars, chair lifts and t-bar lifts provide easy access to the slopes. Apres-ski: There's a lively apres-ski scene and a number of restaurants, nightclubs and ski bars in Saas-Fee itself. Other Activities: There’s plenty to do in Saas-Fee besides skiing and boarding: long toboggan runs, winter walking, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing, alpine gorge adventure, ice climbing and an impressive ice grotto at 3500m