Hotel Bellerive in Zermatt, Switzerland, is one of our favourite kinds of boutique hotels; family-owned and family-run ensuring genuine smiles and a warm welcome from the team who greet you on your arrival. Zermatt boasts 4000m alpine peaks, hiking trails and a selection of ski runs to suit every level of skier and snowboarder. Zermatt is car-free, making it one of the most family friendly ski resorts in the Alps. Cars can drive as far as Tasch, 3 miles from Zermatt, where there are covered car parks. Take a taxi or one of the shuttle trains which run every 20 minutes as the road from Tasch to Zermatt is closed to public transport.
Zermatt is famous for its fabulous skiing with over 90 miles of runs, all within easy reach of the ski lifts. There are 2 market cross-country ski trails just above Zermatt and there are nearly 20 miles of walking and hiking paths open during the winter months. Children will love the skating rink in the village and there is also sledding or bowling if they aren't keen skiers. Mountain guides and ski instructors are available for all levels of snowboarders and skiers. A stay at Bellerive is just as breathtaking in the summer with plenty of outdoor activities to choose from including mountain biking, paragliding, tennis, golf (9 hole course) and hiking, not forgetting summer skiiing. Head to the spa to ease your weary muscles and enjoy a steam or sauna followed by a relaxing massage.
Breakfast is a feast at Hotel Bellerive with homemade Bircher Muesli, homemade jams & breads, yoghurts, fresh fruits, ham, cheeses and a full breakfast for those needing to stoke the fire for a day on the slopes.