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Nira Alpina is the hottest new luxury hotel to hit the St. Moritz region located in the Switzerland ski resort of Surlej just 5 km from St. Moritz. This ultra-stylish ski in, ski out hotel is modern with an Alpine flair and is conveniently located just steps Corvatsch cable car station for some of the finest skiing in the area.
The sexy yet unpretentious vibe makes it a standout from the glitz and crowds of neighboring St. Moritz. Each of the 70 rooms features a large terrace or balcony with stunning panoramic windows overlooking the Engadin mountains. Spacious accommodations are adorned with natural woods, Italian stone, and modern granite bathrooms with relaxing soaking tubs and waterfall showers.
The restaurants at Nira Alpina are an exceptional addition to the St. Moritz restaurant scene. Menus are created around locally farmed, caught, raised or bred ingredients. For some of the most breathtaking panoramic views of the lakes and mountains, head to Stars to enjoy delectable international fare such as tandoori prawn, sliced duck, satay and sashimi perfect for sharing.
Stalla Veglia is an intimate setting for warming alpine dishes. The Bistro, with its open-air kitchen, is ideal for quick lunch.
The Rooftop Bar is the perfect après-ski scene where you can sip champagne by the sultry fire while taking in the breathtaking Swiss Alp views as the resident DJ sets the mood.
The aroma from the Bakery will entice you to try most delicious apple strudel, traditional Swiss bread, pastries and bread, all fresh baked each morning. Grab a mouthwatering cupcake or two for a midday delight.
After a day of summer or winter adventure, visit the world-class Nira Spa for rejuvenating spa treatments such as a Swiss Chocolate Body Wrap or a regionally inspired massage.
Nira Alpina is also spectacular setting for a summer holiday in the Alps where you can enjoy hiking, sailing, swimming or windsurfing on the nearby lakes.
Nira Alpina is a member of Design Hotels and is a Nira Hotel & Resort. Nira Hotels & Resorts offers a collection of luxury hotels designed for discerning guests who seek a more authentic, exceptional experience.