Outdoor Jaccuzzi with glacier view in Zermatt | Hotel Sonne

Are you looking for hotels or chalets in Zermatt with outdoor pool or jacuzzi? Here we are!

Zermatt is well-known for having some of the best hotels with outdoor swimming pools or jacuzzi in the Alps.


1. Riffelhaus 1853

Riffelhaus 1853 offers outdoor Jacuzzi with an outstanding view of the Matterhorn

Established in 1853, Riffelhaus 1853 is the highest 4 stars hotel in the Alps. It is situated at 2500 metres above sea level offering up-close views of Matterhorn, a beautiful spa and top-level service.  

All rooms offer fantastic views of Zermatt mountains panorama, world-class comfort and design, using only natural materials. Guests also will be able to enjoy spacious modern bathrooms equipped with essentials.  

Riffelhaus 1853 has a world-famous spa area with an outdoor jacuzzi/whirlpool that offers the most picturesque views of the Matterhorn and other mountains. During the evening, the jacuzzi is lit in different lights making it more romantic. 

The outdoor whirlpool is open all year round and guests are welcomed to enjoy a fresh mountain year and a lot of sunlight. Who knows, maybe you will get a tan while relaxing in a whirlpool.

The Riffelhaus 1853 spa also has an indoor sauna and steam bath where guests can escape from daily stress and relax after a long day of hiking, exploring surrounding areas and skiing.   

By choosing this hotel, you will receive mountains tranquillity, comfort, outstanding spa experience and attention to every detail. Not to mention, you will soak your body in one of the best outdoor jacuzzi in Zermatt. 

2. Chalet Nepomuk

Chalet Nepomuk: Luxury chalet with 5 star facilities in Zermatt

Tucked a bit away from the bustling central Zermatt and standing on the top of the hill, Chalet Nepomuk offers a great location for relaxation with the most beautiful views of Matterhorn.  

 The spacious and luxurious apartments are tastefully furnished and include everything that you might need during the stay, including a hot tub and free wifi. In addition to the amenities, almost every room in the apartments has clear views of Matterhorn. 

 There is also an outdoor heated whirlpool where you can relax after a tiring day and enjoy scenic views of the snowy mountains and Zermatt town. The outdoor whirlpool allows privacy and romantic setting within mountains.

Indoors you will find a wellness centre with a sauna and gym equipment. 

Chalet Nepomuk doesn’t have on-site dining facilities however the main street of Zermatt village is about 7 minutes away downhill. This 5 stars chalet hotel offers flexible check-in time and pick up from the railway station can be arranged before your arrival.  

Chalet Nepomuk is an ideal place for families, couples and big groups which enjoy nature, intimacy, spacious rooms and outdoor bathing in the spa pool. 

3. Riffelalp

The outdoor pool at Riffelalp surrounded with a direct view of the breath-taking Swiss landmark, the Matterhorn

If you are dreaming about world-class service, luxurious spa facilities, outdoor pool and the best views in Zermatt, Riffelalp hotel will help you to make these dreams come true. 

Only reachable by the mountain train and located 2 222 metres above the sea level, Riffelalp is considered as one of the best 5 stars hotels in Zermatt. It is also rated as one of the best spa hotels in the country. 

Riffelalp has luxurious rooms and suites with floor to ceiling windows, balconies and clear views of mountains. Guests will also like spacious and well-equipped bathrooms with luxury toiletries. 

As expected from a spa hotel, Riffelalp has an exceptional quality spa – Spa 2222 – the highest spa in Europe. The highlight of the wellness centre is an outdoor pool surrounded by the snowy Pennine Alps and with a direct view of Matterhorn. 

This pool is usually described as one of the best outdoor pools with views in Zermatt. 

The indoor area features a swimming pool, a bubble bath, sauna, steam room, relaxation room and lounge with an open fire. For guests who would like to improve their well-being and pamper themselves, the spa provides signature messages and Alpine-herb based treatments.   

Riffelalp hotel is an ideal place for a retreat in mountains where you can find an ultimate relaxation, fascinating outdoor pool and comforting food.

4. Alpenhotel Fleurs de Zermatt

Alpenhotel Fleurs de Zermatt has an indoor and outdoor pools and massive wellness area

Situated in a quiet location, Alpenhotel Fleurs de Zermatt is a traditional Alpine-style hotel offering stylish natural rooms, good restaurant and garden with amazing views of Matterhorn peak.

The hotel has a perfect connection to the public transport as the bus for the Klein Matterhorn cable car stops near the hotel and other funicular stations are only a short walk.  

Alpenhotel Fleurs de Zermatt has a massive indoor and outdoor wellness area equipped with indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, a steam bath, Kneipp pool (walking pool) and a relaxation room with loungers. In summer, guests can use outdoor loungers and enjoy Alpine sunshine.  

The spa also has a massage room, a small gym, a reading lounge filled with various types of books in different languages and a kid’s corner where kids can play while parents are relaxing by the pool.  

Alpenhotel Fleurs de Zermatt is a simple Alpine hotel focusing on your well-being, fresh mountain air, comfort, and good service. It is perfectly suitable for spa and ski lovers, comfort seekers, families and couples.

Everyone will be able to find the ultimate comfort at this cosy and flowerful hotel with a great outdoor pool.

5. Suitenhotel Zurbriggen

Suitenhotel Zurbriggen in summer

Owned by the famous skier Pirmin Zurbriggen and located just 100 yards away from Matterhorn Express Cable Car, Suitenhotel Zurbriggen offers rooms and suites with mountain views, spacious and modern bathrooms, generous breakfast and sophisticated wellness centre. 

Most of the rooms/suites have magnificent views of Matterhorn and other snowy mountains. Guests will also have a chance to enjoy beautiful views of cable cars going up and down to the valley.

Some suites offer a small kitchenette with essentials, so guests will be able to cook simple meals.  

If you would like to adore a direct view of Matterhorn, come to the hotel’s terrace which is connected to the hotel’s wellness centre.  

The wellness centre offer sauna, indoor pool, whirlpool, outdoor swimming pool and outdoor spa pool with loungers. It is also ranked as one of best hotels with outdoor swimming and spa pools. 

Another good thing about this modern hotel is that every room and suite includes a laptop where guests can select their breakfast preference. It means there is no food wastage since the hotel promotes eco-living.   

Suitenhotel Zurbriggen is perfect for people who came to Zermatt for winter sports, views, relaxation and retreat. 

6. Resort La Ginabelle Zermatt

The 4-star superior Resort La Ginabelle Zermatt offers guests choices of indoor and outdoor pools

About 5 minutes walk from the railway station and 1 minute walk to the well-known mountain cable cars lies the Resort La Ginabelle Zermatt hotel. It is especially popular among skiers and couples. 

The hotel offers magnificent well-equipped and spacious rooms with modern bathrooms and other amenities. Everyone will feel like staying at the dream hotel. 

The hotel’s highlight is GinaSPA which offers sophisticated wellness programmes and high standards facilities. The spa extends over 3 levels and includes facilities such as sauna, beauty treatments and massages rooms, whirlpool and swimming pools. 

The new outdoor heated infinity pool is one of the main reasons why people choose to stay at the Resort La Ginabelle Zermatt. You won’t be able to find another mountain infinity pool in the town.  

 In the summer, guests can use outdoor loungers by the pool and enjoy mountain sunshine. Apparently, it is a perfect spot for sunbathing, too.  

The hotel has 3 restaurants which have a wide selection of the best wines in the world and serve traditional and international dishes. There is also a lovely lounge bar where guests can enjoy a strong coffee, a piece of cake or cocktails by the fireplace after a long day of activities.  

7. Luxury Chalets & Apartments by Mountain Exposure

The private outdoor jacuzzi of Luxury Chalets & Apartments by Mountain Exposure

Are you looking for the 4 stars or 5 stars modern chalet with exceptional facilities? If so, Mountain Exposure offers 20 luxury chalets, scattered around central Zermatt.

It is guaranteed that everyone will find the one that suits all the needs.  

The majority of chalets can accommodate from 6 to 10 guests, making them perfect for family or group of friends. All chalets are furnished to the highest standards and offer magnificent views of Matterhorn and Zermatt.  

Guests will find large rooms, modern bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, a spacious sitting area with a rustic fireplace. Most of the luxury chalets have a terrace, large windows for the natural light, private sauna and outdoor jacuzzi (such as Chalet Pollux, Chalets les Perles, and others) with views of ski slopes and high mountains.   

Ski enthusiasts can book one of the luxury Mountain Exposure’s chalets that has ski in ski out facilities or is very close to the main ski lifts.  

All chalets can be book with the catered package that includes breakfast, lunch and dinner. This option is perfect for guests who prefer to have ‘all-in-one’ holidays. Otherwise, guests are welcomed to use kitchen and cook for themselves.

8. Hotel Sonne

Hotel Sonne
The outdoor jaccuzzi of Hotel Sonne

Located close to the town centre and ski lifts, Hotel Sonne was designed to make every guest feel at home. It is a perfect hotel for people who enjoy well-being and want to rejuvenate after long days.

Hotel Sonne focuses on high-quality standards. The rooms come with spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, complimentary toiletries and lovely views of ski slopes and Zermatt town.

Awarded ‘with the creative prize 2005 of the BSW’ and selected as one of the best swimming pools in Zermatt, the spa’s heated indoor pool is a perfect place to soothe your aching muscles after the day of hiking and skiing.

The guests will also be able to relax at the indoor and outdoor jacuzzi surrounded by mountain slopes and ice. The wellness area also has a Roman spa equipped with the recreation room, adventure shower, steam bath and sauna. Your body and mind will be able to rejuvenate through the essential oils.

The treatments and massages are also available for an additional fee or together with a hotel package.


Travel expert and Zermatt lover. I have visited Zermatt - Matterhorn several times and lived in this wonderful alpine village for a long time.

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