Designed for winter

Winter activities

Skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, sledding, ice hockey

Nira Alpina is located at the heart of Silvaplana-Surlej, deep in the beautiful Swiss Alps. This means are well placed to benefit from the winter seasons that bring thick snow, ice, chilly temperatures, and unique culinary discoveries. The views from our hotel in the winter are simply spectacular.

We are directly connected to the Corvatsch cable car, which offers our guests unrivalled access to the mountains that dominate the landscape around our hotel. As well as skiing and snowboarding, we can offer our guests a wide selection of winter activities, including ice skating, winter hiking, sledding, bobsledding, horse riding, hang gliding, sky diving and Nordic walking.

  • Caviar Tasting

    Fresh Caviar, ice cold Vodka and sparkling Champagne - what better way is there to relax after a sunny day on the ski slopes!
    Enjoy the unique delights of three different kinds of Caviar with blini and toast, accompanied with a glass of champagne and a shot of ice-chilled vodka.
    You can choose any 3 kinds of Glattfelder Caviar and are served 15 g each with blini, toast and crème fraîche. The range includes Osciètre Imperial Golden from China, Baeri Caviar from Italy, Osciètre Gueldenstaedti from Holland and Beluga from China.
    Since 1931 Glattfelder in St. Moritz is synonymous with the best and freshest caviar available.

    CHF 129.00 per person

  • Cooking Class

    Want to take a little Nira Alpina cuisine home with you?
    How about learning how to cook tasty Alpine dishes with our Executive Chef Florian and when you get home, tickle and delight your taste buds with what you have learnt… they won’t be expecting it!

    Price available upon request - dependent on time and cooking level

  • Olympia Bob Run

    If the thrill of cool air blowing through your hair, bopping down an icy slope appeals… this one is for you! Home to a host of international races and the only natural ice-track in existence, the Olympia Bob Run at St Moritz is one of the oldest bobsleigh runs in the world.
    Weather permitting - bob taxi rides available from 20 December 2017 until 2 February 2018.

    CHF 250.00 per person.

  • Snow Kiting

    Invented on Lake Silvaplana, snow kiting is all about skimming the frozen lake on skis and snowboards.  Performing daredevil jumps and swinging around with colourful kites.  It is easy to learn and great fun!

    Starting from CHF 150.00 / 3 hours in a group

  • Helicopter sightseeing tour

    Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Engadin with a helicopter sightseeing flip. Get ‘up-close and personal’ with the Piz Palü und Piz Bernina peaks.
    Let the sparkling glaciers and shimmering lakes take your breath or shiver as the granite rock of the Bergaglia seems close enough to touch. The choice is yours!

    Starting from CHF 210.00 for a Bernina glacier flight (approx. 20 minutes) – min 4 people

  • Paragliding

    A sensational ride! Feel the adrenalin spike in your body as the experienced pilot takes you off the ledge at 2,486 metres above sea level.
    With awesome views and absolute quietness, glide like a bird over the Engadin lake plateau and breathe it all in…

    Price per person (20-40 minutes): CHF 200.00

  • Skijoring

    Ever heard of Skijoring? A fun and unique winter sport - thanks to the Norwegians - where you are pulled either by horse, dog(s) or a motorized vehicle on skis across a frozen lake.  In this instance, St Moritz’s frozen lake!

    Price available upon request.

  • Yoga on Snow

    Healthy is the ‘new black’ so why not try your hand at “Yoga on Snow”?  It is all about a new way of relaxing at specific points on a  ski piste. Performed on the Paradiso piste on Corviglia, there are four allocated fixed points on the mountainside where Yoga on Snow may be practised - either independently or under professional guidance.

    Price available upon request

  • Night Sledging

    Night sledging on illuminated mountains is nothing short of thrilling. Add 6-kilometer of sledge run from Preda to Bergün (the longest floodlit one in Europe) and you have yourself a great recipe for plenty of fun! Toboggans are available for rental at the Preda station, for return in Bergün and the run is 5 km long with a vertical difference of 400 metres.

    Starting from CHF 60.00 including sledge rental and railway ticket

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Discover our enticing mountain retreat

As one of the most unique resorts in the Swiss Alps, Nira Alpina offers breathtaking views of untouched natural scenery and is the perfect place for both summer and winter adventures. And what's more, if you book directly on our website, you can take advantage of our best rate guarantee, early check-in, and complimentary Swiss pralines in your room.