Culinary experiences at the capra

The Capra Cookery Classes

Master a few of The Capra’s signature dishes, or recipes of your choice, with guidance from a member of our kitchen team. Our cheerful chefs will help you create a unique dish that you will be proud to prepare for your family and friends when you return home.

Price: CHF 100 per person for a two-hour class 

Suggested add-ons (supplemental charge):

  • Book our Chef’s Table. Every Thursday in our intimate Wine Cellar, our Chefs prepare an inspired 5-course set menu served with an optional Swiss wine pairing. Our sample current Chef’s Table menu can be found here.

Couples experiences

Honeymoon Wellness – Celebrate Love at The Capra

There is no better way to celebrate romance than with a stay at The Capra Hotel. You will fall in love with the natural setting of Saas-Fee and the many visible 4,000-metre peaks, while spending quality time with your special someone. Start your experience with a champagne toast, then head to our intimate Peak Health Spa, where you will enjoy a 50-minute couple’s massage. In addition, you will enjoy 90 minutes of exclusive use of The Capra Private Spa, featuring a sauna, steam room, and hydrotherapy pool. Finally, there is nothing more special than sharing a good meal with someone you care about. Every evening, enjoy a romantic three-course half board dinner together.

Prices start from CHF 245 per person, per day in double occupancy for a Signature Double Room & CHF 325 per person, per day in double occupancy, for a Signature Suite. Minimum 4-night stay and subject to availability, free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival. Price is inclusive of VAT and exclusive of local tax (adults CHF 4.50 per day, children 6 to 16 CHF 2.25 per day). A credit card is required to guarantee the booking.

Included:

  • 50-minute couple’s massage
  • Bottle of champagne
  • Three-course half board dinner every evening or CHF 75 culinary credit per person, per day
  • The Capra Private Spa with a sauna, steam room and hydrotherapy pool for private use
  • 20% discount on Spa Package Treatments
  • Other extras included with your stay at The Capra*

Suggested add-ons (supplemental charge):

  • The Capra Body Treatment
  • Private hike

Winter Experiences

Ski Safari – Explore the Peaks of Switzerland

The Capra offers you the opportunity to experience five different famous Swiss ski resorts in the Valais region within the space of a week, including the top two longest vertical runs in Europe. A professional ski guide will accompany you on all trips and you will enjoy returning to The Capra each evening for a relaxing time and delicious meal. Sample itinerary:

Day 1: Saas-Fee: Start your week by exploring the 150km of slopes, which are up to 3,600m.

Day 2: Aletsch Arena: Enjoy discovering the skiing area of Aletsch which combines Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiesch-Eggishorn across 104km of pistes up to an elevation of 2,869m..

Day 3: Crans Montana: You will appreciate the south-oriented situation of this resort, as well as modern lifts across 140km of ski slopes with several world cup tracks and an 8km long slope.

Day 4: Zermatt: This is Switzerland’s highest ski area at 3,883m and it encompasses 54 mountain railways and modern lifts across 360km of pistes.

Day 5: Val d’Anniviers: This region encompasses three skiing areas: St-Luc Chandolin, Grimentz-Zinal and Vercorin. In total: 210km of slopes up to 2,900m with 43 ski lifts.

Day 6: Saas-Fee: Return to Saas-Fee to take in the breath-taking panorama of the eighteen surrounding 4,000m peaks.

Prices start from CHF 645 per person, per day in double occupancy for a Signature Double Room & CHF 765 per person, per day in double occupancy, for a Signature Suite. Minimum 4-night stay and subject to availability (minimum 2, maximum 6 people per safari), free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival. Price is inclusive of VAT and exclusive of local tax (adults CHF 4.50 per day, children 6 to 16 CHF 2.25 per day). A credit card is required to guarantee the booking.

Included:

  • Three-course half board dinner every evening or CHF 75 culinary credit per person, per day
  • Guided skiing with a professional ski instructor
  •  Private transfers to and from the ski resorts (between 45 to 75min drive from Saas-Fee)
  • Other extras included with your stay at The Capra*  

    Suggested add-ons (supplemental charge):

  • The Capra Body Treatment
  • The Capra Private Spa with a sauna, steam room and hydrotherapy pool for private use

Unique Saas-Fee Experience

Available throughout the year 

Come discover Saas-Fee! Saas-Fee is an authentic Swiss village located 1,800 metres above sea level. This car-free resort is surrounded by no less than eighteen 4,000-metre peaks with breath-taking views of the surrounding landscape. This makes it the perfect location for activities at high altitude. We have designed this special package for people who want an alternative to skiing and want to explore Saas-Fee and its unique offerings, such as its expansive glacier and the spectacular canyons.

Prices start from CHF 395 per person, per day in double occupancy for a Signature Double Room & CHF 495 per person, per day in double occupancy, for a Signature Suite. Minimum 4-night stay and subject to availability (minimum 2, maximum 6 people per guide), free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival. Price is inclusive of VAT and exclusive of local tax (adults CHF 4.50 per day, children 6 to 16 CHF 2.25 per day). A credit card is required to guarantee the booking.

Included:

  • Guided snowshoe hike: discover Saas Fee’s incredible vistas, wildlife and mountain serenity
  • Guided Alpine canyon: take in Saas Fee’s spectacular and unique canyon trail
  • Guided Glacier tour: discover Saas Fee’s mesmerising glacier
  • Three-course half board dinner every evening or CHF 75 culinary credit per person, per day
  • Other extras included with your stay at The Capra*

Suggested add-ons (supplemental charge):

  • The Capra Body Treatment
  • The Capra Private Spa with a sauna, steam room and hydrotherapy pool for private use

Wellness Experiences

Peak Health Summer Package

Available from 11 July to 19 September 2020

Peak Health focuses on nurturing your body to its optimal state without calorie restriction or over-exercising until exhaustion. We provide the highest-quality offerings with nudging strategies that rewire your mindset to foster more beneficial habits. Weight loss and healthy weight maintenance is natural using this approach and also more likely to be sustained upon your departure. Our methodology, designed in collaboration with medical and wellness experts, will boost your metabolism, and help balance your body’s functions through improved diet, exercise, mental wellness and sleep.

Expect mornings of hiking followed by afternoons at yoga and relaxing in our beautiful spa all whilst enjoying beautifully-prepared, healthy and delicious meals.

Prices start from CHF 525 per person, per day in double occupancy for a Signature Double Room & CHF 650 per person, per day in single occupancy for a Signature Double Room.

Minimum 4-night stay and subject to availability, free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival. Price is inclusive of VAT and exclusive of local tax (adults CHF 7.00 per day, children 6 to 16 CHF 3.50 per day). A credit card is required to guarantee the booking.

Included:

  • Accommodation at The Capra Hotel
  • Meals from a specially curated Peak Health wellness menu (three meals included per day)
  • Body composition analysis & Basal Metabolic Rate measurement
  •  Daily 30-minute morning body activation
  •  Daily 2 to 3-hour mountain hike in Saas-Fee with our local alpine guide
  • Daily 50-minute group yoga class
  • Daily access to the Peak Health state-of-the-art luxury Spa, including sauna, steam room, salt cave, relaxation area, swimming pool and outdoor hydrotherapy pool (spa treatments available at additional cost)
  • One 50-minute Infrared detox treatment wrap

Suggested add-ons (supplemental charge):

  • Hot & Cold Stone Massage
  • Private Soft Stretching
  • Herbal Stamp Massage

Peak Health Retreats

Peak Health Family Retreats

18-25 July, 2020 (7 nights) 8-15 August, 2020 (7 nights)

At Peak Health, we understand that transforming your health and fitness can be most beneficial when it involves the whole family. That’s why we have made it possible for families to attend Peak Health Retreats together on specific weeks throughout the year.

Saas Fee has been awarded the Switzerland ‘Family Destination’ certification. This means a guarantee that guests will enjoy child-friendly accommodation, organised activities, theme trails, playgrounds and unspoilt nature among other activities and attractions.

Each child will have a bespoke programme suited to his/her interest and ability level. Available children’s activities include:  the adventure forest with a ropes obstacle course, fairy-tail trail, a petting zoo, feeding the marmots, tobogganing, hiking or skiing, healthy workshops, or free time in The Capra’s ‘Fun Lab’, filled with table tennis, foosball table, and more. A babysitter can also be organised for younger children.

Prices start from CHF 3,350 per adult, per stay in a Family Suite. 

Minimum 7-night stay and subject to availability, free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival. Price is inclusive of VAT and exclusive of local tax (adults CHF 7.00 per day, children 6 to 16 CHF 3.50 per day). A credit card is required to guarantee the booking.

Included for adults:

  • Accommodation at The Capra Hotel
  • Meals from a specially curated Peak Health wellness menu (three meals included per day)
  • Daily 30-minute morning activation
  • Daily 2 to 3-hour hike in Saas-Fee with our local alpine guide
  • Daily 50-minute group yoga class
  • Daily access to the Peak Health state-of-the-art luxury Spa, including sauna, steam room, salt cave, relaxation area, swimming pool and outdoor hydrotherapy pool (children are only allowed in the indoor & outdoor pool)
  • One 50-minute Infrared detox treatment wrap (adults only)
  • Included with your stay at The Capra

Suggested add-ons (supplemental charge):

  • Kid Massage
  • Facial
  • Relaxing Massage

Peak wellness for Skin Health

25-30 July 2020 (5 nights)

 

 

    We welcome Dr. Julie Russak, M.D., FAAD., a Board-Certified Dermatologist, Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and founder of Russak Dermatology Clinic and Holistic Nutritionist, Jennifer Hanway, to The Capra to provide their insights on the connection between wellness, overall gut balance and healthy, youthful skin. 

    “Since our skin is our body’s largest organ and a reflection of within, it only seems fitting to ensure that the body is balanced internally to alleviate concerns manifesting outwardly and to feel our best.” – Julie Russak, MD 

    For the first time ever, guests can enjoy an extension of Russak Dermatology Clinic’s Comprehensive Wellness Analysis & Testing overseas. The program, (typically lasting 6-months) will now be offered at Peak Health for guests who desire to a fully immersive version while enjoying the offerings of The Capra. The intensive will include two PEAKS: wellness and skin. For our wellness component, guests will enjoy individual lab work assessments, nutritional guide and a customised menu designed by holistic nutritionist Jennifer Hanway. Jennifer will also lead wellness conversations, and offer personalised coaching, and lifestyle tips. For the skin health portion, guests will have direct access to renowned and award-winning dermatologist, Dr. Julie Russak. Dr. Russak will join Jennifer in educating guests about the very important gut-skin connection, and how gut health influences skin health and how gracefully we age. Demonstrations of the newest anti-aging technologies will be presented, and spa offerings will feature Russak Dermatology Clinic staple treatments throughout the week.

    Learn about:

    • Skin Rejuvenation & Anti-Aging
    • Skin Health
    • Facial Restoration
    • The Skin-Gut Connection
    • Food for Beautiful Skin
    • Maintaining Naturally Youthful Skin
    • Smart Detoxification
    • Skin/Stress/Sleep Connection

    Prices start from CHF 880 per person, per day in double occupancy for a Signature Double Room & CHF 980 per person, per day in single occupancy for a Signature Double Room.

    Minimum 5-night stay and subject to availability, free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival. Price is inclusive of VAT and exclusive of local tax (adults CHF 7.00 per day, children 6 to 16 CHF 3.50 per day). A credit card is required to guarantee the booking.s personal wellness goals

      Included:

      • Six-month Comprehensive Wellness Analysis provided during an intensive 5-day programme
      • Assessment tailored to your individual health background and goals
      • Test results analysis given by Dr. Russak and Jennifer Hanway (optional)
      • Accomodation at The Capra Hotel
      • Meals from a specially curated Peak Health wellness menu (three meals included per day)
      • Body composition analysis & Basal Metabolic Rate measurement
      • o Daily 2 to 3-hour mountain hike in Saas-Fee with our local alpine guide
      • Daily 50-minute group yoga class led by Peak Health Yoga Instructor
      • Meditation sessions
      • Daily workshop led by Dr. Russak
      • Daily lunch conversation led by Jennifer Hanway
      • A one-on-one session with Dr. Russak to assess your individual skin health and how to reach your wellness goals, including LED SkinScope Analysis, customised aesthetic treatment plan and skincare regimen
      • Fireside discussion and Q&As with Dr. Russak & Jennifer Hanway
      • Daily access to the Peak Health state-of-the-art luxury Spa, including sauna, steam room, salt cave, relaxation area, swimming pool and outdoor hydrotherapy pool (spa treatments available at additional cost)
      • Spa offerings designed by Dr. Russak exclusive to this event

      Suggested add-ons (supplemental charge): 

      • Pre-retreat lab work including food sensitivity and hair mineral analysis (highly recommended)
      • Exclusive SkinCeuticals professional skincare products
      • Additional one-to-one wellness health coaching sessions with holistic nutritionist Jennifer Hanway
      • Bespoke spa treatments from the Russak + Aesthetic Center Spa Menu designed by Dr. Russak exclusively for this retreat
      • Stomach Massage
      • Lymphatic drainage massage

      Peak Health Retreats with Sarah Carolides

      20-24 August 2020 (4 nights)

      Join nutritionist expert and Peak Health Advisory Board member Sarah Carolides this August for a retreat focused on optimal nutrition.

      Sarah Carolides

      Sarah is an inspirational speaker and nutritional therapist who has worked for nearly 20 years with business leaders, politicians and well-known actors. She uses both dietary and lifestyle measures to transform clients’ health and wellbeing. She holds undergraduate and postgraduate science degrees from the University of Cambridge, a diploma from the Institute of Optimum Nutrition and a Metcalf Fellowship from the University of McGill. She is the founder of VitalityWise and runs clinics in Harvey Nichols and Third Space Medical in London as well as consulting clients from all over the world remotely.

      Learn about:

      • Gut health
      • Eating for energy
      • Balancing hormones
      • Sugar cravings and how to beat them
      • Supplements

      Prices start from CHF 605 per person, per day in double occupancy for a Signature Double Room & CHF 690 per person, per day in single occupancy for a Signature Double Room.

      Minimum 4-night stay and subject to availability, free cancellation up to 30 days before arrival. Price is inclusive of VAT and exclusive of local tax (adults CHF 7.00 per day, children 6 to 16 CHF 3.50 per day). A credit card is required to guarantee the booking.

      Included:

      • Pre-retreat wellness assessment tailored to your individual health background and goals
      • Accommodation at The Capra Hotel
      • Meals from a specially curated Peak Health wellness menu in collaboration with Sarah Carolides (three meals included per day)
      • Body composition analysis & Basal Metabolic Rate Measurement
      • A one-on-one session with Sarah Carolides
      • Daily 2 to 3-hour mountain hike in Saas-Fee with our local alpine guide
      • Daily 50-minute yoga class
      • Workshops led by Sarah Carolides
      • Fireside discussion and Q&As with Sarah Carolides
      • Personalised report and follow up plan from Sarah Carolides
      • Daily access to the Peak Health state-of-the-art luxury Spa, including sauna, steam room, salt cave, relaxation area, swimming pool and outdoor hydrotherapy pool (spa treatments available at additional cost)
      • Included with your stay at The Capra

      Suggested add-ons (supplemental charge):

      • Indian Massage
      • Stomach Massage
      • Private Class mix Detox Yoga & Stretching (aim for improving digestion)

      * Included with your stay at The Capra:

      Access to the Peak Health Spa

      Breakfast at The Capra Brasserie

      Minibar (coffee, tea, mineral water, soft drinks and beer)

      Wi-Fi, Safe, TV, Video on demand and an interactive news tool

      Transfer to and from the parking or bus station (on arrival and departure)

      Transfer to and from the slopes, to The Capra’s ski cabin for a genuine ski on-off experience

      * Included with your stay at The Capra:

      Wi-Fi, Safe, TV, Video on demand and an interactive news tool

      Transfer to and from the parking or bus station (on arrival and departure)