Win a three-night stay at one of Zermatt’s best hotels.

Nestled high in the Swiss Alps, Zermatt is the crème de la crème of ski resorts. Traditional wooden chalets dot a pine-tree flecked valley, snug mountain restaurants dish out world-class plates to skiers who’ve tackled some of the best off-piste in Europe and the après scene rivals that of St Anton. And we’re yet to mention the Matterhorn.

As it’s the season of goodwill, we’ve teamed up with Small Luxury Hotels to treat you and a friend to a three-night stay at one of Zermatt’s best boltholes: Hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt.

You’ll be checking in to your alpine-chic hotel room where cosy wooden interiors meet hi-tech amenities (rooms are controlled by iPad) and a vibe that lends itself to simply having a really lovely time. Established by Michel Reybier of Paris’ La Réserve fame, this is the kind of place where you can expect top-notch service and an exceptionally luxurious few days.

We imagine many of you will want to hit the slopes immediately. By all means go ahead – though you may want to pay a visit to the hotel’s resident ski expert first, who’ll give you top tips on making the most of the weather and avoiding the crowds that day. Skiing not your thing? Schweizerhof has an abundance of modern sports equipment available for hire.

If snowsports aren’t your bag at all, no matter. Spend days pottering through the chocolate-box town, dipping in and out of cafés and boutiques, or simply admiring the scenery. We’ve also arranged a spa treatment for each of you at the hotel – we’ve got our eyes on their signature detox massage – while the jacuzzi and indoor pool are places to soothe city- or slope-weary limbs.

Last but not least, we’re putting your names down for dinner at one of the hotel’s three fine-dining restaurants – you just need to let know us know which. If you’ve gorged on fondue and raclette at lunchtime, we recommend La Muña for a Peruvian-Japanese experience.

Happy holidays.

To enter, simply follow @suitcase, @smallluxuryhotels, @schweizerhof_zermatt and comment on this post and tag a friend you’d bring with you.

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The Lowdown

About Small Luxury Hotels

Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH) is the most desirable community of independently minded travellers and independently spirited hotels in the world. We turned the luxury boutique hotel into a phenomenon and selected the distinctive, the diverse and the downright delightful. People, places and experiences with individual character, intimate charm and inherent class. We’ve personally visited, vetted and verified over 500 hotels in more than 80 countries. Be part of the community – join us at INVITED, a free to join loyalty programme where members gain access to exclusive rates and guaranteed benefits, visit us at www.slh.com, contact a travel agent or call the Small Luxury Hotels of the World VIP desk.

About Hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt

The Hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt is situated in the heart of the Alps, at the foot of the Matterhorn. Here in Zermatt – the birthplace of Alpine mountaineering – Michel Reybier reinterprets the art of mountain living, offering an elegant, extremely comfortable and guest-friendly hotel experience. Hotel Schweizerhof Zermatt’s 95 rooms and Alpine-chic suites provide an unforgettable stay. Three restaurants, a cocktail bar, a smoker’s lounge, kids club and private ski rental, as well as the Schweizerhof Spa complete with pool, jacuzzi, saunas, steam bath and relaxation area, complete the new Zermatt experience.

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