Insider Guide to Verbier

Insider Guide to Verbier

This season sees the Verbier specialists celebrating their 21st year under new ownership and with an enhanced product portfolio / offerings. Flexibility and intuitive staff key to their offering - opt for a 5 course gourmet dinner one evening or a casual “food truck” style Indian supper served in tiffin boxes. Other new offerings include a link up with PrivateFly to offer ski packages by private jet to Verbier & new Warren Smith Academy packages .


New to Verbier in 2012 Cordée des Alpes is a new boutique hotel mixing the best of old school ski with chic Swiss style. Comprising 34 suites and guest rooms and 14 exclusive residences for ownership, Cordée des Alpes marks the latest offering from local hotel and restaurant entrepreneur Marcus Bratter with several luxury residences on top of the hotel now available to rent. Cordée des Alpes ensures a service that reflects a passion for excellence that has been honed by Marcus’s years of local knowledge. New for this season are gourmet wine matching breaks, festive horse and carriage resort tours and (for next summer) a new alpine spa experience.


The Nevaï, Verbier's first contemporary hotel with its slick design inspired by mountain life is launching a new sushi bar from sushi chef Carlos Woods. The Nevaï lounge was completely refurbished to complement the modern aesthetic of the hotel and now includes a private dining area for dinners and meetings. Additionally the property has boosted its room offering by the introduction of three north facing Junior Suites with perfect views of the Alpine surrounds. The property will also be hosting extreme speaker events in January and March (by celebrated adventurers - the incredible Xavier de Le Rue is just one confirmed) this season and a host of offerings for non-skiers (snow-shoeing packages).

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The world’s most celebrated ski resort nightclub The Farm Club is run by Italian brothers Giuseppi and Serfino Berardi who launched the Farm Club in 1971 in the centre of Verbier at the precipice of its emergence as one of the chicest ski resorts in the world. Now in its fifth decade, the Farm Club has achieved legendary status for hosting the most exclusive and stylish nights frequented by royalty, celebrities and ski bunnies alike who have bared witness to some A-list moves from the likes of James Blunt and Bono.