Photo by Julia Snegireva
Swissôtel Krasnaya Polyana, SochiThe newest Swissôtel opens by the end of the year, just in time to welcome the world to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
The 158-room hotel is set in the central square of the Krasnaya Polyana resort’s upper village, steps from the ski lifts. The resort will host alpine and nordic Olympic events.
Snow and Sunshine
Thanks to the region’s unique geography and climate, visitors can ski in the morning and lounge on the beaches of the Black Sea in the afternoon.
The Olympics take place February 7–23, 2014, when the snow should be at its best. The ski season runs from December to March.
From $240. (800) 637-9477.