Adelboden Ski Holidays - Picturesque Traditional Ski Resort
The picturesque mountain cheap ski holiday resort of Adelboden is perfectly located in the Engstligen Valley. This beautiful traditional mountain village located in the Bernese Oberland. The area is a prime tourist area for both winter and summer mountain sports such as hiking, skiing and rock/ice climbing.
Last Minute Ski Holidays In Adelboden - Popular With Snowborders
The beautiful last minute ski holiday resort of Adelboden has been popular with artists and nobility alike because of the stunnign vistas and impeccable service recieved in this truly unique resort. The skiing in Adelboden is world class also. With 105 runs spread over 170 km of manicured piste it really has something for everybody no matter what level of ability the skier.
Beginner skiers on a cheap ski holiday in Adelboden have one green and 40 blues at their disposal so there is definitely enough to get your teeth into. Intermediate skiers on a last minute ski holiday also have 50 red runs to choose from as well as some of the tougher blues would be more than suitable.
Cheap Ski Holidays In Adelboden - Informal Lively Apres Ski
Expert skiers on a cheap ski holiday holiday in Adelboden are similarly well catered for with 14 black runs littered around the resort and plenty of the red runs are equally challenging. There is also the lift-link with Lenk that provides even more skiing. One of the best runs is the ominous descent down Chuenisbergli.
Last minute ski hoidays in Switzerland also benefit from the fact that Adelboden is one of the highlights of the FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup, and for the 25,000+ spectators that come in to watch the spectacular event, it provides a great festival atmosphere and a brilliant parties.
The Engstligenalp has the one and only natural board park featuring natural pipes and jumps and is a training area for many professional boarders.
For freestylers the Hahnenmoos snowboard park is the place to meet - complete with obstacle course, boardercross, air park, slide zone, first timers snowboard piste and testing centre as well as an eating area with bar, grill and DJ.
There is even a mountain hotel, the Berghotel Hahnenmoospass, an ideal base for boarders who like to make first tracks in the morning. Crazy Sports Ltd are the official snowboard school for Adelboden and they offer private and group lessons as well as board hire.
Lively nightlife with a good choice of nightclubs and bars and an informal, fun atmoshphere. The Berna discotheque is a favourite with younger people while the Alte Taverne is of universal appeal. The nightclub here always seems to be busy - it was converted from six very old wooden houses into a barn-style room with a gallery overlooking the dance floor and enough seating for 200.
Raclettes and fondues are available in nearly all the restaurants and for Italian food, especially good pizzas there's Kreuz and Alfredo. The Alte Taverne has live bands, and the Arle Bar and Time Out Pub have attractive aperitif bars. Some of the restaurants have Swiss music.
Not so many years ago skiers made up the vast majority of winter holidaymakers visiting the Bernese Oberland but recent surveys have shown that increasing numbers of visitors are now discovering the well prepared hiking paths this region has to offer. The region has 74km (47 miles) of prepared trails for winter walking. Snowshoeing is another alternative and one that enables you to experience nature in ways seldom possible in our densely populated environment. Its best to put yourself in the hands of a local guide, he or she will not only know the safest, most spectacular routes but will also help you strap on your snowshoes and give you some tips that should help you become accustomed to this unusual mode of transport.
If you prefer not to walk then there are options of horse-drawn sleigh rides around the village and surroundings.
Ice skating and curling are both very popular and if you prefer indoor activities the village has a fitness centre. Swimming pools and saunas are located in several hotels for their guests and may be available to members of the public at other times.
A wide range of dining options available in the village. Most of the restaurants serve traditional cheese raclettes and fondue. For Italian food there's Kreuz and Alfredo and for Thai food try the Mandarin in the Hotel Viktoria.