3 & 4 Nights Semi Inclusive Ski Week Ends and Ski Packages Available Dec 2016 – April 2017
Born2Ski can arrange various Semi Inclusive ski short breaks from 3 nights minimum Based on TWIN share rooms with Shower & WC at the excellent 3* Terrace Hotel (See details further in this section)
Born2ski Have arranged many successful ski week ends and full weeks in Engelberg for many of our regular clients who have all enjoyed the service and value for money that this deal offers.
- Overnight En Suite Hotel rooms with breakfast buffet, and dinner
- 3-course themed buffet in the evening, including drinks (soft drinks, beer on tap, table wine),
- FREE SKI LIFT PASS (not valid arrival day),
Just add your own Low Cost Flights from Manchester, Luton, London Gatwick London City and Heathrow to Zurich or London Gatwick Flights to Basle & Transfers.
Born2ski can also arrange Flights if required and return transfers by road or rail from Zurich Airport or Basel. Please let us know your flight timings so that we can accurately cost the transfers
NB - events and activities offered by the hotel, can vary throughout the season, so do check with us prior to booking and we can advise further.
Example Prices for the All Inclusive Land Package
|JANUARY & FEB 2017 7 Nights From £759 per person||3 Nights From £375 4 Nights From £468|
|MARCH 2017 7 Nights From £679 per person||3 Nights From £349 4 Nights From £445|
|APRIL 2017 7 Nights From £665 per person||3 Nights From £335 4 Nights From £398|
Engelberg Ski Area Details
Welcome to the biggest and most popular ski and snowboard resort in Central Switzerland and the glacier paradise of Titlis! The famous Rotair, the world's first revolving gondola, transports visitors up to 3000 m above sea level. The area includes 82 km of pistes to suit all abilities, from complete beginners to more accomplished skiers and boarders, a boarder park, cross-country ski runs (41 km classic/39 km skating) and many more attractions, promising endless fun in the winter sun!
The village of Engelberg is located in the Swiss Alps, at 1050 m above sea level, surrounded by stunning mountain views. It is situated approx. 40 km from Lucerne and not far from the picturesque Lake of Lucerne. Engelberg-Titlis is the closest ski resort to Western Germany that guarantees snow. In addition to its 82 km of pistes for a wide range of abilities and breathtaking heights of around 3000 m, the area also offers 36 km of cross-country ski runs (incl. high-altitude cross-country skiing), a snowboarder's paradise with a boarder park, ski nursery, Engelberg Ski and Snowboard School, toboggan runs, ski jumps, snowshoe trails and a network of 38 km of winter walking paths. All of these attractions help to make Engelberg-Titlis a unique winter sports area that offers a multitude of opportunities for all ages.
Titlis (1.050-3.028 m) – Take a ride on Titlis-Rotair, the world's first revolving gondola, and bypass the eternal snowline, reaching heights of over 3000 m. Pistes of up to 12 km in length (combination of blue, red and black) stretch out across the snow-covered Titlis ski area.
Brunni (1.600-2.040 m) – Beginner and advanced winter sports enthusiasts alike enjoy this sunny paradise that promises snow, great walking and plenty of choice for families (including the popular kid's "Yeti Park")
Engelberg is a skiers and boarder's paradise with a fantastic snow record and wide, open bowls of fresh powder to be explored. One of Switzerland's best kept secrets there is something for all levels, with a good beginners area as well as the spectacular off-piste skiing and boarding on Mount Titlis up at 3200m, accessed via the world's first revolving cable car! The traditional town of Engelberg has a lively atmosphere with excellent après ski bars offering entertainment until the early hours, and for an alternative night out try the Igloo village up at 1900m!
There are some excellent bars and pubs, some with live music; the infamous Yucatan Music Bar, the Eden Bar, the Spindle and Terrasse.
3.5km toboggan run from Gerschnialp · Horse drawn carriage rides · Indoor swimming pool with sauna, solarium and steam baths · Excellent sports centre with tennis, badminton, curling, ice skating and gym · Paragliding · Snowshoeing · 38kms of prepared walks · Night skiing
There are a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. Pizzas from approx SFr15. Fondue from approx SFr17 · Alpenclub has a great atmosphere as well as food. Hotel Treff for excellent coffee and cakes. The Axels and Schweizerhaus have a good variety.
Historic Lucerne 1hr by train · Travel to the top of Mt Titlis on a revolving cable car · Visit Ice grotto in the glacier · Igloo village
Village Height: 1020 m (3,444ft) Highest Ski Lift: 3,020m (10,000ft)
Transfer time: 2 Hours from Zurich 1 Hour 30 minutes from Basel - Mulhouse
Total kms of piste: 82km
Piste type No. of runs Easy 11 Intermediate 25 Difficult 2
Number of lifts: 26 (1 Funicular, 8 cable cars, 7 chairlifts, 11 drag lifts)
Longest run: 12kms Titlis to village Mountain restaurants: 12 Cross-country trails: 36kms
Engelberg is a great resort for beginners with easy runs in the village and gentle runs on the Gerschnialp or the sunny Brunni. The excellent local ski school will ensure you really get the most out of your stay.
Spend the morning on the blues and reds of the south facing Brunni before heading up to enjoy the north facing slopes. The red runs on the glacier provide excellent high altitude skiing with stunning views across Central Switzerland.
Engelberg really is a paradise for advanced skiers. Although largely unknown in the UK there are endless off-piste opportunities as well as excellent on-piste challenges including the 2000m descent from the Glacier and the famous Laub.
If free riding is your thing then hook up with a guide and check out the Engelberg off-piste. There is some excellent terrain up on the slopes of Alpstublii and the Laub area for fast powder turns plus a board park at Jochpass to play in.
ALL INCLUSIVE ACCOMMODATION HOTEL TERRACE 3*
The All Inclusive hotel is stylish and full of character - Own funicular to village centre - Lounge and bar - Nightclub - Sauna and steam room - Solarium - Children's Club - Internet Terminal - Evening entertainment - Buffet breakfast - Lunch in a choice of mountain restaurants - evening meals with buffets for all courses - All bedrooms with private shower, WC, cable TV, hairdryer, safe and some with balcony (standard twins are in the annexe, connected to main building) - 200 bedrooms - Lift
The magnificent Hotel Terrace, built in 1904, dominates the village of Engelberg. It has recently been refurbished with newly renovated standard rooms with shower and WC in the annexe and superior rooms with a balcony and views of the village in the main building. The Terrace offers excellent value for money as an all inclusive hotel The hotel's own private funicular runs until early evening to and from the town centre where you can join the FREE buses to the main ski lifts 5 minutes' walk away.
The Tunnel Lift System, a new tunnel-lift system brings you within a few minutes directly to the centre of Engelberg. TheEngelberg ski bus runs from mid-December through until mid-April, a free ski bus shuttles people from the train station to the gondola station at the base of Titlis. (Approx. 20 minutes by foot from the hotel).
If you require a place for your luggage either before checking in or after checking out, there is a luggage room available. Hotel Terrace takes no responsibility for thefts. There are also two rooms available for showering and changing
The hotel has a total of 168 rooms available in the following categories:
- 116 standard twin rooms in the main building and in the annex
- 10 dorm rooms
- 26 deluxe twin rooms in the main building with balcony
- 9 deluxe 3-bed rooms in the main building with balcony
- 6 exclusive corner twin rooms in the main building with balcony
- 5 family rooms in the main building
- 1 deluxe family room in the main building
All rooms have a bath/shower, WC, cable TV, radio and telephone.
RESTAURANTS & MEALS
In the wonderful, modern dining area, the catering team – managed by André Egli – is ready and waiting to serve up a whole range of delicious food just for you. Here, in the largest communal space in the whole building, there's room for up to 220 people — for dining, chatting, dancing…
Breakfast - Breakfast is served from 7 am to 10 am.
Evening meal From 6:30 pm to 9 pm. The evening meal takes the form of an all-you-can-eat buffet.
During the WINTER, an extensive 3-course meal is served here each evening.
3-Course Event Buffet
For Sheer extravagance for all the senses. Every day a different selection of food is on offer as part of our extensive 3-course, all-you-can-eat evening buffet.
"Chandra" – Indian Restaurant You can enjoy exotic cuisine from the country of spices in our Indian-themed restaurant "Chandra"! Our Indian kitchen crew will be more than happy to recommend you delicious table buffets.
The restaurant is open from May until end of July, from 7 pm to 11 pm and food is served from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. The price for your very own table buffet is From £23 per person.
The cosy rustic ambience in the Cave, coupled with a high quality technical equipment invites you to linger and is equally suitable for shows, parties, original events and aperitifs.
- SUNDAY Welcome Info Show
- MONDAY Crazy Mix
- TUESDAY Lord Of The Dance WEDNESDAY Vampires
- THURSDAY Terrace Since 1906 FRIDAY Rock The Cave
- SATURDAY HITs of 70`s and 80`s
Everyone's welcome. Daily disco after the show, stay as long as you like! Free entry!
Fantastically adventurous, visually stunning, spectacular and fascinating – these are just a few ways to describe our weekly shows at the "CAVE". The curtain will raise at 9.30 p.m.
Sauna & Steam Bath
Are you the kind of person that would like time to stand still every now and then? Maybe you wish you had more opportunity to enjoy a slower pace of life and bring an element of calm into your everyday routine? If this is the case, then our Wellness option will be just the ticket for you at Hotel Terrace – a place that can offer you the peace and relaxation that you're longing for
In our newly designed relaxation room you will be able to relax in peace and recharge your batteries ready for more outdoor adventures tomorrow. Calming colours, relaxing music and a good book… what more can you ask for?
Sonnenberg Swimming Pool
Sonnenberg swimming pool is around 5 minutes' walk from Hotel Terrace. Swim a few lengths or simply refresh yourself in the cool waters of our Sonnenberg swimming pool. The 25 m indoor pool and 50 m outdoor pool is the perfect places to while away a few fun hours. We also have a kid's pool for our younger visitors. After working up an appetite in the pool, you have the opportunity to get your energy levels back up with a snack at the pool's cafe.
Your first time skiing on Titlis?
We'll be happy to introduce you to the best pistes, the most stunning mountain scenery, the cosiest chalets and most popular après ski bars in the area. Members of our program team are at hand to accompany you as you discover some of the best slopes in Central Switzerland.
We meet at 9 am in front of the hotel from Monday – Saturday, allocate the various participants to groups according to whether they want a bit of action or a more leisurely approach to the day and then it's off into the deep white yonder.
Children under the age of 16 are welcome to join us in the company of an adult. All participants must be able to ski.
Have an amazing, unforgettable time in the snow with the Engelberg Ski School…
Conquering the most beautiful slopes far and wide together with other skiers – it doesn't get much better than this! You'll have a fun time polishing up on your technique – ski lessons in small groups are perfect for those looking for fun, recreation and good company.
Lessons Monday to Friday, for groups of 4 people or more Meeting place 9:35 am at the meeting point at Titlis base station Lesson ends 12:45 pm in the ski area
- 5 days | From £120
- 3 days | From £92
- 1 day | From £36
Includes Professional tuition and supervision Video and talk SWISS SNOW LEAGUE display on Friday Beginner tuition on the SunKid Wonder Carpet conveyor belt
Other Beginners must start on a Monday in order to participate in lessons throughout the week
It's fantastic that you want to try something new! The world of snowboarding will be a real inspiration! As part of a trial session, we will teach you some of the basic techniques and tricks to make your first day a truly unforgettable experience.
Lessons Friday, Saturday, Sunday, for groups of 4 people or more, Meeting place 9:15 am at the meeting point at Titlis base station, Lesson ends 14:15 pm at the meeting point
Price From £63
Includes Professional tuition and supervision, Snowboard and boot rental, Tuition on the SunKid Wonder Carpet conveyor belt
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES (Pay a supplement locally)
Whizzing Down the Mountain …
Excited shouts and a fresh flow of air pummelling your skin, hair and ears.
Fresh powder snow flying in all directions. Tobogganing fun in Engelberg. The snow paradises of Brunni, Gerschnialp, Fürenalp and Klostermatte beckon. An amazing experience: steering the toboggan with a lunge to the left and then a foot to the right.
Gerschnialp toboggan run (3.5 km) Rent your toboggan at the gondola station. Open Christmas through mid-March, snow conditions permitting. Breathtaking ride. Brunni toboggan run (2.5 km) 2.5 km family toboggan run from Brunnihütte to Ristis via Hütismatt. Toboggans are available to rent.
Fürenalp toboggan run/winter walking path (approx. 1 km) Ideal for families with young children. Free toboggan rental at the gondola station. After an ascent of approx. 20 minutes, you will be ready to enjoy the fun, leisurely 1 km toboggan run back down to the gondola station.
For those on their first tobogganing adventure, the gentle descent from Klostermatte is a great way to get started!
The ice rink at the sports park is a great place for both kids and adults to spend a fun few hours on the ice. In winter, weather permitting, there's also a large, natural, outdoor ice rink. Special events, including ice discos for kids and other such attractions, are arranged each season.
The Engelberg sports park is a great meeting place for all ages and the perfect place to enjoy your favorite pastimes and experience new sports. It is located near the base gondola station and can be easily reached on foot from the hotel. The following activities will keep you entertained and are great fun:
Curling: Why not try this cool Swiss sport with granite stones and brooms. During a two-hour session, an instructor will introduce you to some of the secrets and skills of the popular sport of curling.
Climbing: Master the 12-meter-high climbing wall with the help of a climbing guide and you'll see just how easy it is to make it to the top! Ideal training for outdoor climbing or perfect as a bad-weather alternative.
Gym: Who doesn't dream of having the perfect body? A fit body is a healthy body, making you feel more self-confident and secure. No other form of sport shapes your body so quickly and effectively than the gym.