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5 Romantic Winter Activities for Couples in the Alps

Discover the best romantic winter activities for couples in the Alps

Published at: 8 Feb 2022
Last updated at: 5 Apr 2022

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, we’re rounding up the best winter activities for two in the Alps. After all, with snow-capped peaks, beautiful mountain scenery and candlelit dinners in a cosy ski chalet, romantic settings don’t get much better than a luxury ski holiday in the Alps.

Serena Norton
Serena Norton

1. A scenic private helicopter tour for two in Verbier

Luxury Chalets in Verbier
Aerial view of Verbier from helicopterPhoto: verbier.ch/Melody Sky

Discover Verbier and its spectacular surroundings from the sky amidst the backdrop of the Mont Blanc range on a private helicopter tour for two. Stop for an aperitif and sample locally produced wine, meats and cheeses en-route.

FlySun offers breathtaking helicopter flights all around the Valais, from the wine region to the Matterhorn.

2. A romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride in Lech

Luxury Chalets in Lech
Horse-drawn sleigh ride in LechPhoto: Lech Zuers Tourismus/Christoph Schoech

Cosied up together under a warm blanket, explore the winter wonderland of Lech, Zurs and Zug in a horse-drawn sleigh. By day soak up the unforgettable panoramic views as you explore the beautiful region.

Or why not head out at night and enjoy the glow of the romantically lit houses and blanket of stars twinkling above?

3. A delicious fondue under the stars in Zermatt

Luxury Chalets in Zermatt
Cheese fondue in ZermattPhoto: Pascal Gertschen

Wrap up warm and hike for an hour to the middle of the forest under the starry sky. Here you will be welcomed by a local host with a warming drink and a piping hot cheese fondue set over an open fire.

4. An indulgent afternoon tea at Badrutt's Palace, St. Moritz

Luxury Chalets in St Moritz
Afternoon tea at Badrutt's PalacePhoto: Badrutt's Palace

With a long tradition dating back to the mid 1840s, afternoon tea is a special experience in St Moritz.

Settle into an antique armchair in Le Grand Hall at Badrutt’s Palace and choose from 28 different types of tea from around the world, accompanied by a selection of mouth-watering delicacies from the in-house patisserie.

5. Blissful relaxation at La Béla Vya Spa, St Martin de Belleville

Luxury Chalets in St Martin de Belleville
La Bouitte spa in St Martin de BellevillePhoto: Matthieu Cellard

Treat yourself to a couple’s massage or hydro-massing bath using natural and local products such as milk, honey and Alpine herbs. You can also relax in the spruce scented sauna, citrus scented hammam, indoor pool featuring jets and a waterfall or the outdoor Jacuzzi.

Afterwards, if you’re feeling particularly flush, dine in the three-Michelin star restaurant or enjoy a spot of wine tasting.