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Kids & families

Children's dreams come true in the Upper Engadine. Choose from a range of child care services and exciting adventures to relaxing excursions.

 

Private child care

Are you looking for child care during your stay in Pontresina? In the evening or perhaps during the day? All the following babysitters are qualified child minders (Red Cross Graubünden) and are fully recommended.

Download list of babysitters in Pontresina and Engadin:
www.engadin-kinder.ch/babysitting

Child care facility for guests at Hotel Saratz

The child care facility in the Hotel Saratz not only caters for young guests at the hotel; other children are just as welcome in the bright and cheerful play area. Children paint, do handicrafts, and play indoors and outdoors, all in the safe hands of the child care supervisors.

Opening times:
Every day from 09.30 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Registration required by the evening before the booking:

Phone +41 81 839 40 00

www.saratz.ch

Pontresina children’s ski world

Pontresina children’s ski world – where the smallest are the greatest
Sports enthusiasts of all shapes and sizes can be found on the snow-covered slopes high above Pontresina. The Pontresina children’s ski world – this is the name given to the winter sports training ground where many ski and snowboard careers have began. The perfect beginners area on a sunny hillside offers modern infrastructure. Magic carpets in the Snowli Kids’ Village, pony lift  and T-bar lift – everything is there.

 

The professional quality and skill of the Swiss Ski School in Pontresina guarantees fun, excitement and adventure in the snow. Children under twelve can now travel free of charge on the Languard lift.

More information:
www.pontresina-sports.ch

Tobogganing and relaxing

A 150 m toboggan run completes the list of leisure activities and is free of charge. The restaurant with its sunny terrace is open daily from 9.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Parking is available in the Mulin and Rondo car parks.

Bellavita Pool and Spa

The family-friendly pool offers numerous new attractions for children of all ages. The 75m-long black hole slide is especially popular with older kids. Toddlers can enjoy themselves in the spacious children’s area, which also has an outdoor area in summer. The numerous opportunities for play make your children’s stay at the pool even more exciting and entertaining.

More information:
www.pontresina-bellavita.ch

 

Horse-drawn sleigh rides

Travel to the Roseg Valley by horse-drawn omnibus – it’s great fun. The hour-long trip passes through the snow-covered Swiss pine forest, where there is plenty to discover. Guests are treated to a substantial dessert buffet in the Roseg Gletscher restaurant, where all tastes are catered for.

Timetables, prices and information on the horse-drawn omnibus:
Horse-drawn sleigh rides

 

Hotel Roseg Gletscher:
www.roseg-gletscher.ch

 

Ice skating on the natural ice rink

The sunny ice rink in Roseg is ideal for ice skating. Perfect natural ice and a magnificent view of the Roseg Valley and the surrounding mountain ranges add to the excitement.

Free skate hire is available. For less experienced skaters, equipment is available to provide support for those shaky first steps on the ice.  Hockey is also played in a cordoned-off area.

More information:

Eissport

 

Museum visit

The Museum of the Alps, located within the walls of an old Engadin house dating back to 1716, has plenty to interest children as well. An interesting collection of birds, glittering minerals from the region, and special exhibitions, are just a few examples of what is on offer.

More information:
www.pontresina.ch/museumalpin

 

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