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Indoor-Activities in the Destination Gstaad

The Destination Gstaad has a wealth of attractive sports and leisure facilities offering a range of different activities.


Gstaad and tennis are an unbeatable doubles team. Every July, the ATP Tour's elite compete in the Swiss Open Gstaad for valuable world-ranking points. And if you simply want to stay fit on holiday, you'll find plenty of tennis courts in the Destination Gstaad.

Public tennis courts
Gstaad Sports Centre:

Badminton and Squash

Quick reactions and good hand-to-eye coordination are what are needed for badminton and squash. The Destination Gstaad offers the perfect facilities for this.



  • Hotel Palace, Reservations: Tel. +41 33 748 50 00
  • Wellness & Spa Hotel Ermitage, Reservations: Tel. +41 33 748 60 60

Gstaad Indoor Pool

Gstaad indoor swimming pool is located in the Sports Centre and is centrally located. When swimming, guests can enjoy magnificent views of the surrounding mountainous scenery. So regardless of whether you're working out, doing Aqua Fit, just splashing around or having a sliding party on the water chutes – you'll have a great time here!

  • Children's water chute
  • Pool: 25 metres
  • 1-metre diving board
  • Table tennis
  • Kiosk
  • Snack bar
  • Other sports available in the Sports Centre: gym, tennis, badminton, sauna, solarium, massage

More information:

Climbing Centre

The alternative when the weather's not on your side. The perfect place for climbers to work their muscles when the weather's bad so that they can tackle even the most demanding faces.

Information on Vertical Gstaad Indoor Climbing Centre

  • Climbing walls: 300 m²
    Art-Rock wall system
    Height: 11 m

  • Boulder cave: 10 m²
    Limit wall system
    Height: 3 m

Access to the climbing centre is only possible with a key. Available for a deposit of CHF 30.00 from the Saanen and Gstaad Tourist Offices.

Further information on the Vertical Gstaad Indoor Climbing Centre:

Sale and hire of climbing equipment:
Hire at the climbing centre.

Golf Simulator

Golf enthusiasts bridge the winter break at the simulator. Families and groups find in the new simulator a sociable bad weather activity.

Fitness Centres

Fitness workouts, body toning and stress reduction – visitors to the Destination Gstaad will find many different ways of keeping fit.


Guided outings into the unspoilt countryside or riding lessons in the indoor hall – in classic, English or Western style: the hearts of horse-lovers are sure to beat even faster here.

Gstaad Equestrian Centre

  • Riding lessons by riding instructors with Swiss Federal diplomas in German, English, French and Russian
  • Carriage-driving Courses
  • Accompanied outings, lasting 1.5 to max. 6 hours
  • Carriage and Sleigh Rides

Riding Schools

Voegeli Riding School, Gstaad
Ernst Voegeli, Swiss Federal qualified riding instructor
Mettlenstrasse 15
3780 Gstaad
Tel. +41 77 418 95 16
Mobile: +41 79 354 52 89

Gstaad and Saanenland Riding and Carriage Driving Association
Claudia Hauswirth, Lauenen


Fans of bowling and gaming machines have the opportunity to indulge in their favourite pastime in Château-d’Oex.

Bowling alleys