Just a stone’s throw from Davos, Klosters is a picture-perfect Swiss ski resort with an elegant chalet-style village and family-friendly facilities. Well-known as the preferred winter destination of the British royal family, Klosters has a relaxed atmosphere, offering discreet and laid-back luxury amidst a backdrop of wooded valleys and high, craggy peaks.
The focal point of the village is Klosters Platz, a collection of upmarket traditional-style hotels and apartments set around the railway station. The village spreads along the valley road, fading into the countryside before reaching the quieter village of Klosters Dorf. The wooded slopes of Gotschna can be accessed from Platz, whilst a gondola from Dorf takes skiers up to the scenic Madrisa area. Many of the luxury chalets that are available to rent are situated in quiet, secluded areas with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.
Linked to neighbouring resort Davos, Klosters has a ski area covering an impressive 320 km. Most of the runs are on open slopes above steeper woodland. The area most local to Klosters is Madrisa, which has excellent intermediate terrain, lift-served off piste possibilities and plenty of opportunities for beginners to improve their skills. Another great place for families to ski together is over at Rinerhorn, whilst Jakobshorn attracts snowboarders and freeskiers with its fantastic fun park. The Parsenn sector is home to the longest run in Europe; 12 km from top to bottom).
Cross-country skiing is also a popular pastime in Klosters with a network encompassing over 100 km of classic trails and 46 km of skating trails across all levels. The resort has an open-air ice rink and for those feeling particularly adventurous, the opportunity to paraglide or hang-glide over the mountains of Davos and Klosters.