Hearts are put to the test when it comes to this exhilarating destination--but don’t panic just yet.

Buying a vacation property in Gstaad is an act of love. Especially to celebrate the Christmas holiday with family and friends, because is there really anything better than a gift that keeps on giving? A highly coveted resort, no one can deny that Gstaad has become synonymous with prestige and luxury. Gstaad is one of the most popular resort destinations of high society, influential families, and jet-setters from around the world. To discover this beautiful village and its authentic charm and character, travel to the former county of Gruyère, in the canton of Bern.

Its collection of luxury hotels, lavish palaces, and multi-starred establishments only add prestige to the village’s already illustrious reputation. And although it attracts a demanding, high-profile clientele, there’s nothing gaudy about Gstaad. As if by magic (and also a lot of work), Gstaad has managed to preserve its unique ambiance. The reigning rule of order: Elegance, always.

Chalets in Gstaad have no shortage of grandeur, architectural splendor, and luxurious amenities (swimming pool, spa, home cinema, private nightclubs, etc.), while still abiding by the traditions of the canton. Big or small, chalets in Gstaad carry an exquisite cachet, which is evident in the woodwork carved by Swiss artisans and immaculately landscaped gardens. Whether covered in a blanket of snow or a multi-colored bed of flowers, these properties are the villager’s pride and joy.

A vacation property in Gstaad is the obvious choice, if ...

  1. Simply put, you like what's most beautiful
  2. A chalet, pastures, ski slopes, lakes and fondue top your criteria
  3. For you, elegance is a way of life

To buy property in Gstaad is to have a change of scenery, thrilling ski breaks, fabulous weekends, as well as moments of relaxation at your beck and call. This amazing mountains resort is as chic in the summer as it is in the winter. It attracts families fond of hiking and lunching in Alpine chalets with friends. Every year, youngsters from all over the world meet in Gstaad for summer camps in the region. From generation to generation, there’s a solid continuity of tradition, with no end in sight.

Gstaad is a destination with many sides, to the pleasure of all its privileged guests. Skiers indulge in 250 km of snow-covered slopes of Eggli, Saanen, Rougemont and even Wispile. For a little change, discover the ski areas of Saanenmöser, Schönried, Rellerli, Lauenen, Zweisimmen, Glacier 3000 at the resort of Les Diablerets, not to mention Château d'Oex and Gsteig.

Gstaad-goers also enjoys a good party, beautiful receptions in chalets, and a refined meal in a cozy restaurant. Its pedestrian city-center is a great place to stretch your legs and shop for ski equipment, among other things. At the end of the day, everyone comes together for hot chocolate in a famous tea room.

Your future chalet will be in Gstaad, if...

  1. You can pretend to like skiing (but that stays between us)
  2. You are the champion … of organizing events
  3. Your heart is torn between white snow and green plains