The ballroom of the Alps
The typical Engadine village of Pontresina in its sunny, sheltered location in a side valley impresses with a combination of tradition and modernity. The fresh mountain air, the joy of nature at its best and the variety of vacation attractions available ensure a fun-filled stay.
The highest peaks in the eastern Alps, impressive glacier trains and an exquisite climate characterise this mountain resort. Devotees of excellent cuisine, high-end events and cultural attractions will particularly enjoy Pontresina. Guests benefit from a rich sports infrastructure as well as numerous entertainment venues.
Particularly popular destinations are the various side valleys. Guests are spoilt for choice when it comes to discovering the region during the summer, with hiking in the Morteratsch area, carriage rides to the Val Roseg, and bike tours along the countless trails – the perfect way to get close to nature in the Engadine. The numerous mountain peaks, glaciers and high-altitude trails of the Bernina Massif are hugely popular with the more experienced alpinists and mountaineers. And the diverse range of mountain sports activities are complemented by a choice of more gentle pursuits such as garden walks, or the via ferrata Piz Trovat and La Resgia.
You will find tranquillity and relaxation in the many mountain huts and on countless viewing platforms, the public Bellavita Pool and Spa or in the hotel's spa facility AQUA VIVA. Inquisitive minds can discover interesting facts about glaciers, climate and ibex on the various trails or while hiking in the nearby national park.
Thanks to its excellent infrastructure, Pontresina is easily accessible by car, bus or train via St. Moritz, from the Lower Engadine or southern Puschlav and Bergell. Railway enthusiasts will find a direct connection in Pontresina to the Bernina Express and the UNESCO route "Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes" – one of the most spectacular and scenically impressive railway lines in the world.
Engadine Airport – Europe's highest airport – is located just a short drive from Pontresina. Ideal for holding conventions, conferences, seminars and business meetings at the Pontresina Convention and Event Centre Rondo – a modern building that caters to even the highest expectations.