Whitepod in Bretaye, Switzerland

November 1, 2010 by

Whitepod hotel is a 24-room, 5-star, luxury boutique hotel in Bretaye, Switzerland.

Nestled in the charming village of Les Cerniers, surrounded by a blanket of glistening white snow and panoramic mountain views, Whitepod offers an unforgettable experience in the heart of the Swiss Alps. Whitepod is a unique concept designed to be in harmony with the surrounding environment whilst still benefitting from a luxurious and comfortable habitat.

The resort provides an alternative means to explore the Swiss Alps. With the use of the pods (dome shaped tents), pitched on wooden platforms, Whitepod offers low impact accommodations in an untouched and pristine alpine environment. Isolated from all urban pollution, the mountain region lends itself beautifully to such an eco-tourism development.

A pod is a geodesic structure anchored on wooden platforms, and naturally isolated from the cold and the snow – all pods are equipped with wood-burning stoves, organic luxury bedding and full services bathrooms.

At the center of the 15 pods, stands a charming early 1800s wooden chalet where guests meet for breakfast in the morning or gather in the evening around its central fireplace for evening drinks and socializing.

The Alpage de Chindonne also offers additional lodging at Whitepod. Although recently renovated, the Alpage has been able to retain its authenticity and unique charm and is able to accommodate up to 76 people in dormitories or smaller rooms, all equipped with Nordic duvets.

Alpage Room distributions include, 1 room with twin beds, 2 rooms with 4 single beds, 3 dormitories with 10 beds (bunk beds), and 3 dormitories with 12 beds (bunk beds). Bathrooms include 12 showers and toilets. Indoor facilities feature 4 independent meeting rooms with open fires, Game room, Ping-pong table, Baby foot, 10 mountain bikes, Video projector and TV. Outside facilities include a Recreational area, Swings, Ping-pong table and Rental equipment available for skiing and sporting activities.

The restaurant “Les Cerniers” is an ideal place to savor an innovative yet refined cuisine. While traditional and typical dishes such as fondue are still present on the menu, the new chef has also created a diverse range of balanced and modern dishes, which marry perfectly with the authentic mountain cuisine.

The Restaurant “de l’Alpage” offers delicious local cuisine all through the day. The restaurant can welcome about 50 guests around its central fireplace downstairs, as well as a further 40 to 100 guests in 2 banqueting rooms available for sit-down dinners. The Alpage also benefits from a beautiful 60-seat terrace with an impressive view over the Alps.

The recently built spa guarantees complete relaxation after an active day in the forest or on the ski slopes, offering a variety of treatments to help you unwind.

The Whitepod Resort is ideal for both large and small events. Different styles and sizes of meeting rooms are available throughout the domain, which allow the staff to create a personalized offer for your requirements. In order to guarantee full privacy and flexibility for an event, each premise can also be booked exclusively.

Located at 1700 m of altitude, the nice, luxury Whitepod resort is the best mountain hotel vacation escape for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike who are looking to have a fun filled weekend getaway or long vacation. Activities include Skiing (private lift installations), Organization of ski competitions, Snowboarding – individual or group lessons, Cross-country skiing, Dog-sledging, Paragliding, Snowshoeing, Sledding, Ski touring, Mountain bike trail, and Hiking with mountain guide.

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