From 24-27 January, the Carlton Hotel, part of the luxurious and multi award-winning Tschuggen Hotel Group, will be transforming the usually tranquil and discreet resort of St Moritz into a serene winter wonderland welcoming some world famous equine beauties and their jockeys to play host to the St. Moritz Polo World Cup on Snow. The event is one of the world’s most prestigious winter polo tournaments and features four high-goal teams battling for the coveted trophy on the frozen surface of the St. Moritz Lake in a match that acts as the culmination of the 2012/2013 Winter Season.
The Carlton St Moritz is well-known for its wide array of celebrity visitors including Michael Schumacher, Naomi Campbell, Gwyneth Paltrow and King Juan Carlos of Spain. The property boasts 60 rooms, all of which are suites facing Lake St Moritz. In February, the lake hosts the White Turf festival of horseracing, an event which dates back to 1907. The St Moritz ice cricket tournament also takes place in the location later in the year.
A winter wonderland getaway from the harsh desert climate of the UAE, experience these events through one of the hotel’s fancy packages. Choose the Polo world cup bronze edition package and experience three nights in a suite, a varied buffet breakfast, a two-day general admission ticket for Saturday and Sunday, one classic full body 50 minute massage per person, dinner at the Romanoff restaurant and complimentary use of the Carlton Spa, Refreshment Bar, Butler Service and transfers to the ski resort and airport.
Or go for the Polo world cup silver edition package Includes all the bronze package attributes plus a one day hospitality ticket inclusive of a varied lunch prepared by renowned cook Reto Mathis, top quality red and white wine as well as beer and a selection of soft drinks; Veuve Cliquot Champagne Bar, Zwyer caviar and grand khaan vodka tasting on Saturday and Sunday; high tea served by Confiserie Spiringli, The nespresso coffee bar and the Confiserie Spiringli chocolate stand and one seat – numbered in the grandstand. Lastly, the Polo world cup gold edition package includes all the silver package attributes plus a two-day hospitality ticket and a 60 minute horse-drawn carriage ride through snow covering St Moritz.
For more information, call +41 818367000. www.tschuggenhotelgroup.ch