The Alpina Gstaad is offering a selection of art-themed packages, including an “Art Basel Privé” package and a “De-stress with Art” program.
“Art Basel Privé” comprises accommodations for two, entrance tickets to the art fair, a customized tour with a curator, and a transfer either to or from Gstaad in a private limousine. package starts from CHF1500 (approximately $1,505).
Additionally this summer, French artist Monique Bornstein will lead a three-day “De-stress with Art” program that includes daily two-hour painting lessons and optional group classes, a private tour of the hotel's art collection, yoga, Tai-Chi and meditation, massages, Kundalini back treatment, and Biorhythms. The three-day workshop starts at CHF4100 (approximately $5,864) per person, double occupancy and includes four nights in a Deluxe Room Schönried, daily breakfast, all taxes and VAT.
At the Alpina Gstaad, works by more than 30 artists, including Richard Aldrich, Dan Colen, Tracey Emin, Jana Euler, Terence Koh, Roy Nachum, Henrik Olesen, General Idea and The Bruce High Quality Foundation line the walls of the public rooms throughout the hotel. Nachson Mimran, the son of Jean Claude Mimran, the hotel's majority shareholder, has been the driving force behind the collection. "Art has been a passion of mine since I was very young. As the hotel was taking shape, we thought about creating a cultural ethos for The Alpina Gstaad. Our guests certainly seem to enjoy being surrounded by art," he said in a written release.
The Alpina Gstaad has three restaurants: Restaurant Sommet, a Michelin-starred restaurant serving contemporary cuisine; MEGU, a Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant and a traditional Swiss stübli. There is a bar and lounge, wine-tasting room, private cinema, cigar lounge, a ballroom and several boardrooms. The 56 rooms and suites – all with balconies – range from 333 square feet to 4,305 square feet.
The Alpina Gstaad is a member of Virtuoso and is part of the Legend Collection of Preferred Hotels and Resorts.