Davos The Business End

Save on Davos Winter Ski Holidays Davos has an international ambience and is the largest resort in the Alps for mountain holidays, sports and conferences, at 1,560m. It has a long tradition of being one of the world’s original ski resorts and is today one of its largest. It’s set in a high, broad, flat-bottomed valley, with its lifts and slopes either side. Arguably it was the very first place in the Alps to develop its slopes.

davos-logo Davos is a city committed to sustainability and environmental matter. They boast proud eco projects, such as be ability to heat the city’s indoor swimming pool by using the waste heat from the cooling units of the ice rinks. Something a lot more resorts could learn from.

Suits and Skiing Avalanche!

davos switzerland snowy village view

This long-drawn-out town in the Landwasser valley is renowned for being a major winter conference centre. It has a largely international flavour and offers a massive range of activities. Its centrepiece is its modern Conference Centre, which hosts the World Economic Forum WEF every year. Among all the business side they are very serious about the winter sports and the headquarters of the well-known Weissfluhjoch/Davos Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research in also based here. In the town you will find a wide range of accommodation and excellent shopping, with numerous boutiques, cafés and restaurants. At night, too, there’s plenty of entertainment, with bars, discos and a casino.

Davos is joined by its ski area with the Royal resort of Klosters and the 2 are often known together as Davos-Klosters. They are based around 7miles away from each other and are very easily assessable by public transport during the evenings and of course via the ski pistes during the days.

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Eating Out

In Davos-Klosters you will find some amazing restaurants. They offer and mirror the diverse nature of the international scene that is present. As with many Swiss resorts there are the usual small, fine restaurants, serving typical Grisons specialities, but with over 140 restaurants around, the range extends to all corners of the world. They cater for the wide range of diverse people who visit the area for business conferences and snow sports alike.


Après Ski

davos nightlife

Davos is known as the party town of the Alps. With the nature and size of the town this is unsurprising. The nightlife in Davos can rival that of the major urban centres, offering everything from quiet sophisticated wine bars all the way to large discotheques. In a great contrast, Klosters offers small but exceptional restaurants, which always impress due to their unique character. There is always something happening in Davos-Klosters at any time of the day. They complement each other in a fantastic way and you can enjoy the benefits of both in some of the most diverse night life in the Alps.

7 Mini Sections 1 Big Area

Davos is a great winter sports area for skiing and snowboarding fans from all over the world. At altitudes between 1,124m and 2,844m there are around 58 ski lifts all giving you access to a huge area of 320km of slopes. The seven Davos-Klosters skiing areas of Parsenn, Gotschna, Jakobshorn, Pischa, Madrisa, Rinerhorn and Schatzalp/Strela have been brought together into one vast winter sports arena. For the hardcore skiers, the best areas are Parsenn and Weissfluhjoch which connect up with the neighbouring resort of Klosters. The Jakobshorn, on the other hand, is the in-place for snowboarders, as it boasts a well groomed half-pipe and a monster pipe.

The Gotschnabahn cable car takes you up into the Davos ski area. The smaller, sunny Madrisa ski region above Klosters is also great for beginner skiers.

davos-klosters piste mapLive: Open Lifts

Non-skiers can access the miles of winter walking paths, horse-drawn sled rides, 3 toboggan runs and snow-shoe trekking. There is also 75km of cross-country ski tracks, two artificial ice-skating rinks and Europe’s largest natural ice rink for people to skate or play curling on.

Included in your holiday is the ski pass. This ski pass covers all the lifts in Davos and Klosters.

Ski Rental Equipment

Over the years we have managed to negotiate some superb equipment at excellent rates and have passed the benefits of this directly to you.

We use one of the top Sports shops in Davos, Steiner Sports, they are very convenient and friendly and we can offer a massive 20% discount here.

SKIS: Top rate skis are included in the rental price with the latest brands and models.

SNOWBOARDS: No extra for snowboards with the latest bindings and designs.

Getting Here Fly, Drive, Train

We include Cross-Channel Ferries for those who are self driving or Airport Transfers for those flying, so you can choose the best option that suits you.

Travelling to Davos
Train Transfer Time from Basel: 3hr 45min
Train Transfer Time from Bern: 4hr 05min
Train Transfer Time from *Geneva: 5hr 15min
Train Transfer Time from *Zürich: 2hr 40min
Driving Distance from Calais: 565 miles

* Swiss Fly-Luggage available

View the Swiss Rail timetable.

We offer a wide range of quality accommodation from 2 to 5 star, apartments and hotels

Chalets and Apartments (Self-catered):

We have 2-person studio apartments and every size, right up to 9-person apartments. They are spacious and convenient to amenities, the ski lifts and free village ski bus.

All our chalets and apartments are fully ABTA protected.

Hotels:

Again, we offer a huge range of availability on hotels. We can offer any level from our 2, 3 or 4-star hotel selection. In some resorts we can even 5 star hotels.


Booking

Because of the wide variety of accommodation we have available, please enter the numbers travelling and standard required on the Personal Quote Page and we will e-mail you with details and pictures of the best accommodation matching your requirements.

If you have any specific requests such as swimming pools, childcare etc, please also mention this on the Personal Quote Page and we will do our utmost to quote you the ideal place to suit your needs.

OTP Holidays – Davos Preferred Tour Operator of Switzerland Tourism

Our prices are simple, LOW & HIGH season. We have Youth prices for up to 18yrs old, discounts for children up to the age of 13yrs and even bigger savings for Children under the age of 6yrs!

Because of the tremendous range of accommodation we offer, we have listed the prices below based on good quality apartments. These rates are a guide and may fluctuate based on the accommodation actually chosen / available and are based on full occupancy. Please ring or e-mail for available accommodation.

You can specify the standard and size of apartment or standard of hotel required on the Personal Quote Page. We respond personally to each request with availability, description, pictures and exact prices.

Holiday Price incl. Full Area Ski Pass
Winter 2015 – 2016 Child – 6yrs Child – 13yrs Youth – 18yrs Adult
LOW SEASON from £199 £259 £399 £459
HIGH SEASON from £329 £389 £529 £589

LOW & HIGH season vary for each accommodation/re­sort – we do not add any of our own surcharges onto the cost of your stay. NEW YEAR and HALF-TERM are standard HIGH Season. If you have any queries about which dates are LOW or HIGH for the accommodation level you desire, please mention this on your Personal Quote Page or contact us directly.


Unlike most other British tour operators, the prices above include…

  • 6 day ski pass
  • Up to 20% discount on ski rental equipment (if required)
  • Massive choice of high standard and spacious apartment or hotel accommodation
  • Cross-Channel travel with car or transfers to the resort from airport on Swiss Rail
  • Services of our very own 24hr on-call experienced representatives
  • All cleaning, linen, heating & tourist tax charges

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