Secret spots

Dreamed of spending the night in a tepee, a yurt or under the stars? In Valais, imaginative destinations compete with each other in offering unusual accommodation combining authenticity and comfort in the heart of the Alps. Get up high, watch the sunset, or enjoy a fondue by the fire before going to bed and falling into the arms of Morpheus.

Village Sioux - Bonatchiesse

Village Sioux - Bonatchiesse

A campfire in the forest, barbecue, saloon and overnight stay in tepees await you in the heart of the Sioux village located near Verbier. Enjoy an extraordinary camping experience in an unusual and comfortable setting, surrounded by birdsong and lapping water.

Verbier Camping Sioux, Valais, Switzerland

Arbocamp - Val de Bagnes

Arbocamp – Val de Bagnes

You’re unlikely to forget your experience at ArboCamp any time soon. Spend the night under the stars snugly installed in a tent suspended a metre above the ground after an evening around the fire, and wake up to the first rays of the sun.

Arbro Camp, Valais, Switzerland

Le gîte de Mandelon – Hérémence

Le gîte de Mandelon – Hérémence

Wild nature lovers will particularly appreciate this haven of peace, created from old barns that have been converted into a gîte. Spend the night in a 19th century setting offering inimitable comfort, nestled in an unspoilt natural environment in the heart of the Val des Dix.

Anakolodge – La Forclaz

Anakolodge – La Forclaz

Several completely renovated barns combining tradition and modernity offer an opportunity to spend an exceptional night in the mountains with all necessary comforts provided. Each mayen has a fully equipped kitchen, while local merchants offer products from the surrounding area to enhance all your meals.

Yurt at Corbyre pasture – Crans-Montana

Yurt at Corbyre pasture – Crans-Montana

It’s as if you were in Mongolia itself! Sleep in a yurt nestled in the heart of a mountain pasture, surrounding by grazing Hérens cows, and join their owners in taking care of them. When dinner-time comes, choose between a picnic, a barbecue, a fondue in the pastures or a meal in a restaurant.

Hameau de Colombire – Crans-Montana

Hameau de Colombire – Crans-Montana

Enjoy the unforgettable experience of a night in one of these converted chalets in the heart of the most beautiful mountains in Switzerland. Foodies will appreciate being able to choose between a gourmet basket delivered directly to your door or other succulent dishes on the seasonal menu.

Bivouac on the Plaine-Morte Glacier – Crans-Montana

Bivouac on the Plaine-Morte Glacier – Crans-Montana

Want to spend an unforgettable night at 3,000 metres above sea level? Set up your bivouac and enjoy the sunset before enjoying an outdoor fondue and sleeping under the starry sky. Admire the sunrise when you wake up before a well-deserved breakfast.

Sleeping bags in front of the Plaine Morte, Valais, Switzerland

Whitepod - Monthey

Whitepod – Monthey

Ecology, nature and luxury accommodation combine to create a unique and quality experience in an unspoilt natural environment. Enjoy the comfort of a traditional hotel room and sleep in an energy-efficient heated pod nestled in a breathtaking setting.

Hôtel Arkanum - Salgesch (Salquenen)

Hôtel Arkanum - Salgesch (Salquenen)

Located in the heart of the small wine-growing village of Salgesch, this hotel both classic rooms as well as six themed rooms for an unusual overnight stay. Choose to sleep in a barrel, a wine press, a guardhouse, a cradle, or opt for the world of knights or a hospice.

Les Mazots de la Source - Vercorin

Les Mazots de la Source - Vercorin

Spend an authentic stay in one of the chalets forming an exclusive hamlet in the heart of unspoilt nature. Symbols of the transhumance of yesteryear, these constructions are made of wood with high-quality materials and local craftsmen’s ancestral know-how.

Spend an authentic stay in one of the chalets that together make up this exclusive hamlet in the middle of protected nature, Valais, Switzerland

Les raccards de Montagne Alternative - Commeire

Les raccards de Montagne Alternative - Commeire

Treat yourself to a dream stay in lovingly renovated authentic barns made of wood and stone offering a breathtaking view of the Mont-Blanc range and the Valaisan Alps. Comfort, peace, a modern approach and a stunning panorama will captivate your heart time and time again.

Gd-St-Bernard Hospice

Gd-St-Bernard Hospice

Located at almost 2,500 metres above sea level, Grand-St-Bernard hospice welcomes hikers, pilgrims and guests passing through. Located on the eponymous pass on the border between Switzerland and Italy, the hospice offers 30 comfortable rooms and potluck in the heart of the mountains.

Panoramic image of the Great St. Bernard, Valais, Switzerland

Sportarena & Camping – Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains)

Sportarena & Camping – Leukerbad (Loèche-les-Bains)

Head for the foot of the Gemmi, not far from the Leukerbad spa complex, for an unforgettable night in unprecedented fully furnished concrete tubes offered by the 3-star Sportarena campsite.

Million Stars Hotel - Aletsch

Million Stars Hotel - Aletsch

Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Aletsch region’s star-studded skies. At more than 2,800 metres above sea level, the Aletsch Eggishorn Cube offers a privileged view of the Aletsch glacier. Not to mention spending the night in the magic and tranquillity of the Märjele region on the Gletscherstube open-air bed.

Glamping Naturlodge Gadestatt - Obergesteln

Glamping Naturlodge Gadestatt – Obergesteln

Open from the end of May to the end of September, this open-air bed is located in the heart of the Conches valley, in an unspoiled, peaceful natural environment. And if you’re looking for a winter experience, two domes built from a former helicopter repair hangar are a guarantee of an out of the ordinary experience.

Thurelle Bertschen – Turtmann

Thurelle Bertschen – Turtmann

Spend the night in an old tower built in 1662 in which the historical materials have been carefully renovated to offer visitors an exceptional stay equipped with all modern conveniences in an environment with a unique atmosphere steeped in history. 

Alpentipi – Turtmanntal

Alpentipi – Turtmanntal

If you’re looking for a truly different experience, opt for a night at 2,338 meters above sea level in the heart of the Turtmann Valley. An Indian tipi complete with fireplace as well as private tents will ensure a night such as you have never had. 

Projacks - Unterbäch

Projacks – Unterbäch

Leave technology aside for a stay in Unterbäch and treat yourself to a tranquil break in the heart of nature offering a choice between a comfortable log cabin, two sleeping barrels, a yoga and mediation hut and a sauna to recharge your batteries in peace and quiet.

Monte-Rosa Hut - Zermatt

Monte-Rosa Hut - Zermatt

Spending a night at the Monte-Rosa hut, surrounded by numerous 4,000 metre peaks, is a must during a stay in Zermatt. Located at 2,883 meters above sea level, this ultra-modern 120-bed complex offers a breathtaking view of the Matterhorn and the Gorger glacier.