W Verbier Switzerland Nearly Ready For December Debut
This December, W Hotels will debut their first ski resort, the W Verbier, in the heart of the Swiss Alps and two hours from the Geneva airport.
Verbier is considered one of the best ski destinations in Europe and equally famous for its party scene, so it's a fitting location for the party-centric W brand.
The property will be made up of a 123-room hotel as well as 15 full-service private residences located adjacent to the four housing chalets on the Place Blanche main square, conveniently located next to the main gondola. This means direct, ski-in, ski-out access to slopes like the 3, 330 meter Mont-Fort and 400 km of ski runs.
Also, each room includes a fireplace as well as a private balcony--what is sure to be a killer combo.
In addition to W hotel brand mainstays like the Away Spa, SWEAT fitness center and the indoor/outdoor WET pool deck, there's the Pica Pica restaurant headed by Michelin-starred Chef Sergi Arola, who specializes in Spanish cuisine and an additional tapas bar.
Those who've been griping about the extra-hot summer can now start planning their cool winter vacations by taking advantage of the W Verbier's pre-opening sale.
You pay for six nights and get the 7th free on all room types, including suites, but unfortunately the offer isn't valid during Christmas season (Dec 21-Jan 4). But, there's plenty of open dates available and rates begin at $488.
[Photos: W Hotels]