What if you could have your cake and eat it too ?

Bridging healthcare in Saanenland

A glimmer of hope shines through for the residents of Saanenland as plans for a collaborative healthcare initiative take shape. The establishment of SarinaMed AG, a group practice located within the former Saanen hospital, marks a promising joint venture between the Saanen municipality and Gstaad International ...
What if you could have your cake and eat it too ?

Bridging healthcare in Saanenland

A glimmer of hope shines through for the residents of Saanenland as plans for a collaborative healthcare initiative take shape. The establishment of SarinaMed AG, a group practice located within the former Saanen hospital, marks a promising joint venture between the Saanen municipality and Gstaad International ...

When The Mansard opens in May, it will be the only hotel in the valley with a 360* roof top terrace

Sneak Peek: Gstaad's newest gem

The Mansard Hotel, Promises Luxe and Views to Match

When The Mansard opens in May, it will be the only hotel in the valley with a 360* roof top terrace

Sneak Peek: Gstaad's newest gem

The Mansard Hotel, Promises Luxe and Views to Match


Rougemont interiors move to Saanen

As we sit down in Pascale’s corner office, it’s easy to see why you would be touched by a bit of nostalgia at the thought of leaving after a decade as the interior shop on the Promenade in Gstaad. It’s very elegant and cosy at the same time, the perfect mix of showroom and office that ...

Rougemont interiors move to Saanen

As we sit down in Pascale’s corner office, it’s easy to see why you would be touched by a bit of nostalgia at the thought of leaving after a decade as the interior shop on the Promenade in Gstaad. It’s very elegant and cosy at the same time, the perfect mix of showroom and office that ...

Barry Humphries 1934 – 2023

In the gentle twilight of another Gstaad day, we assembled to honour Barry Humphries, a man whose brilliance eclipsed even the celestial skies. Seventeen years ago, I wrote an article for Gstaad Life about my friend Dame Edna, entitled “The Dame Falls for Gstaad.” And I find myself contemplating ...

Barry Humphries 1934 – 2023

In the gentle twilight of another Gstaad day, we assembled to honour Barry Humphries, a man whose brilliance eclipsed even the celestial skies. Seventeen years ago, I wrote an article for Gstaad Life about my friend Dame Edna, entitled “The Dame Falls for Gstaad.” And I find myself contemplating ...

The Ebnitmatte project for a future Saanenland

In response to the pressing need for affordable housing, a new initiative has emerged with a focus on compact, economically designed rental flats. The project, spearheaded by Hanspeter Reichenbach and the Ebnitmatte team, provides accessible living spaces for households seeking affordability. Emphasising ...

The Ebnitmatte project for a future Saanenland

In response to the pressing need for affordable housing, a new initiative has emerged with a focus on compact, economically designed rental flats. The project, spearheaded by Hanspeter Reichenbach and the Ebnitmatte team, provides accessible living spaces for households seeking affordability. Emphasising ...

The snow groomer carries the hydrogen-filled tanks on its back.

Shaping tomorrow's slopes: Hydrogen's promise for snow grooming

A glance into the crystal ball of eco-friendly snow grooming. This summary highlights the possibilities of Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad AG’s alpine journey towards a more sustainable future.

The snow groomer carries the hydrogen-filled tanks on its back.

Shaping tomorrow's slopes: Hydrogen's promise for snow grooming

A glance into the crystal ball of eco-friendly snow grooming. This summary highlights the possibilities of Bergbahnen Destination Gstaad AG’s alpine journey towards a more sustainable future.


Visualizations: Jaggi Architektur und Innenarchitektur/Snoehetta

These are the plans for the new Campus Village

Institut Le Rosey needs more space, and after a long planning phase and various projects, they have now found their location next to Gstaad railway station. The public consultation for the Campus Village is over, and mostly positive reactions have delighted the institute’s owners, Christophe and ...
Visualizations: Jaggi Architektur und Innenarchitektur/Snoehetta

These are the plans for the new Campus Village

Institut Le Rosey needs more space, and after a long planning phase and various projects, they have now found their location next to Gstaad railway station. The public consultation for the Campus Village is over, and mostly positive reactions have delighted the institute’s owners, Christophe and ...

Julie's Bar in Saanen

Under the shadowy veil of a misty November evening, I encountered Julie as she meticulously affixed the logo to the door, prompting me to inquire about what "bar" she was opening.

Julie's Bar in Saanen

Under the shadowy veil of a misty November evening, I encountered Julie as she meticulously affixed the logo to the door, prompting me to inquire about what "bar" she was opening.


Steak Café de Paris at 1350 m.a.s.l. at the Sunne Stübli

What's cooking

Lunch suggestions for both skiers and non-skiers.

Steak Café de Paris at 1350 m.a.s.l. at the Sunne Stübli

What's cooking

Lunch suggestions for both skiers and non-skiers.


Sip some mulled wine or hot soup while you explore the Christmas market | (c)Kevin Lehtla-unsplash

Christmas Markets

With snow and weather like this, the season has begun perfectly, and it is hard not to get into a Christmas mood. The Saanen Christmas market was last Wednesday, 6 December, and this upcoming weekend, there are more markets.

Sip some mulled wine or hot soup while you explore the Christmas market | (c)Kevin Lehtla-unsplash

Christmas Markets

With snow and weather like this, the season has begun perfectly, and it is hard not to get into a Christmas mood. The Saanen Christmas market was last Wednesday, 6 December, and this upcoming weekend, there are more markets.


Preserving health and hospitality: Innovative Pop-Up Emergency Centre aims to attract GPS

Gstaad is gearing up for a proactive winter as the Saanenland region unveils plans for a pop-up emergency centre, offering an incentive for General Practitioners (GPs). This innovative solution, initiated by Gesundheit Simme Saane AG, aims to alleviate the burden on local doctors during the winter influx ...

Preserving health and hospitality: Innovative Pop-Up Emergency Centre aims to attract GPS

Gstaad is gearing up for a proactive winter as the Saanenland region unveils plans for a pop-up emergency centre, offering an incentive for General Practitioners (GPs). This innovative solution, initiated by Gesundheit Simme Saane AG, aims to alleviate the burden on local doctors during the winter influx ...

Photograph: Destination Gstaad / Melanie Uhkoetter

Mountain Top News:

Gstaad’s Crown Jewel: Unrivalled Ski Excellence and Culinary Innovation

Photograph: Destination Gstaad / Melanie Uhkoetter

Mountain Top News:

Gstaad’s Crown Jewel: Unrivalled Ski Excellence and Culinary Innovation


Nadine Friedli is new General Manager of The Alpina Gstaad form 1 March 2024 | Photo: Alpina

Hotel News & Names

The latest updates on the people and hotel scene from Saanenland

Nadine Friedli is new General Manager of The Alpina Gstaad form 1 March 2024 | Photo: Alpina

Hotel News & Names

The latest updates on the people and hotel scene from Saanenland


SKI KIT | (c) SEASE

Sease - it's all about the details

It feels as if a fresh breeze has blown into town with the arrival of SEASE in Gstaad. If you’re on the lookout for a contemporary wardrobe for an active lifestyle – look no further. Elegance, design, performance: The brand new shop on Suterstrasse in Gstaad provides the essentials for every ...
SKI KIT | (c) SEASE

Sease - it's all about the details

It feels as if a fresh breeze has blown into town with the arrival of SEASE in Gstaad. If you’re on the lookout for a contemporary wardrobe for an active lifestyle – look no further. Elegance, design, performance: The brand new shop on Suterstrasse in Gstaad provides the essentials for every ...

Photographs: Sven Pieren

Smith & Smith - Sip & Savour

In the heart of Gstaad, where tradition meets a burst of youthfulness, S&S is not just another shop – it’s more like a vibe. Picture this: a place that’s as fresh as a mountain breeze, a mix of company and camaraderie, spirits and style. Welcome to a haven where it’s all ...
Photographs: Sven Pieren

Smith & Smith - Sip & Savour

In the heart of Gstaad, where tradition meets a burst of youthfulness, S&S is not just another shop – it’s more like a vibe. Picture this: a place that’s as fresh as a mountain breeze, a mix of company and camaraderie, spirits and style. Welcome to a haven where it’s all ...

Travel seamlessly through the winter wonderland | Photo: MOB

Winter Wanderlust: Gstaad and Lenk-Simmental Open Doors to Free Public Transport

Embracing the spirit of sustainable travel, Gstaad and Lenk-Simmental are breaking new ground by extending the complimentary public transport benefit to winter. With the Gstaad Card and Simmental Card, guests can now explore the Saanenland-Simmental adventure region with ease, from enchanting chalet ...
Travel seamlessly through the winter wonderland | Photo: MOB

Winter Wanderlust: Gstaad and Lenk-Simmental Open Doors to Free Public Transport

Embracing the spirit of sustainable travel, Gstaad and Lenk-Simmental are breaking new ground by extending the complimentary public transport benefit to winter. With the Gstaad Card and Simmental Card, guests can now explore the Saanenland-Simmental adventure region with ease, from enchanting chalet ...

A landslide at the Enge in Lauenen. (Photo: AvS)

The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain!

Contrary to Professor Henry Higgins' famous claim, the rain in Spain is not the only noteworthy precipitation. On Tuesday, Saanenland experienced a substantial downpour, challenging the region with flooding and other aftermaths.
While the rain lessened in intensity on Wednesday, the lower temperatures ...
A landslide at the Enge in Lauenen. (Photo: AvS)

The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain!

Contrary to Professor Henry Higgins' famous claim, the rain in Spain is not the only noteworthy precipitation. On Tuesday, Saanenland experienced a substantial downpour, challenging the region with flooding and other aftermaths.
While the rain lessened in intensity on Wednesday, the lower temperatures ...

Photograph: Courtesy of Gstaad International Healthcare

A medical campus for Gstaad

Two months ago, the public voted in favour of providing a plot of public land for the Gstaad Medical Campus project. Time to have a closer look at this ambitious project with the President of Gstaad International Healthcare, Babette Herbert.

Photograph: Courtesy of Gstaad International Healthcare

A medical campus for Gstaad

Two months ago, the public voted in favour of providing a plot of public land for the Gstaad Medical Campus project. Time to have a closer look at this ambitious project with the President of Gstaad International Healthcare, Babette Herbert.


A view up the Promenade in Gstaad

An (updated) tale of Gstaad, as it was back then

Anton Ruesch recalls the Gstaad village from his youth.

A view up the Promenade in Gstaad

An (updated) tale of Gstaad, as it was back then

Anton Ruesch recalls the Gstaad village from his youth.


Embracing nature's wisdom: Beekeeping with heart

In the realm of beekeeping, Stefan Neuhaus has unlocked a secret: the profound interplay between man and bee. Neuhaus, a self-proclaimed bee whisperer, immerses himself in the world of bees, viewing them not as mere honey providers but as vital agents of healing for both Earth and humanity.

Embracing nature's wisdom: Beekeeping with heart

In the realm of beekeeping, Stefan Neuhaus has unlocked a secret: the profound interplay between man and bee. Neuhaus, a self-proclaimed bee whisperer, immerses himself in the world of bees, viewing them not as mere honey providers but as vital agents of healing for both Earth and humanity.

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