staziun da basa

Vita pura – staziun da basa
The first stop for your active holiday in the Engadin

Train like the elites: St. Moritz is an official Swiss Olympic training centre and has been awarded the title Swiss Olympic Training Base Gold. Since December 2016, the ‘staziun da basa’, an activity centre like no other in the Engadin, has supported visitors with their winter and summer sporting activities. As St. Moritz’s neighbour and at an altitude of 1,714 metres above sea level, Celerina offers ideal training conditions for amateurs and top athletes alike as they prepare for upcoming races.

The ‘staziun da basa’ is an all-round centre of expertise and service centre for your sporting activities and altitude training. From tickets, rental equipment and training plans to equipment storage facilities, we offer everything you could need – from a single source.

The ‘staziun da basa’ is run by our Activity Manager Philip Esseiva, who is looking forward to your visit!

  • Advice / Planning

    Advice / Planning

    Plan your active holiday with our Activity Manager: from your equipment to your performance targets.

  • Equipment / Rental

    Equipment / Rental

    Everything from a single source: equipment, tickets, storage facilities – for all seasonal sports.

  • Activity Manager

    Activity Manager

    Whether as a group, with a personal trainer or with our Activity Manager: you will be fully supported by professionals.

  • Amateurs / Pros

    Amateurs / Pros

    Whether your altitude training is for professional or recreational reasons, the ‘staziun da basa’ is the perfect base camp.

Altitude training in the Engadin – summer and winter

The ‘staziun da basa’ supports your altitude training like nowhere else in the Engadin. Plan all your activities with our Activity Manager or use the base station for specific services in line with your personal needs. Whether you require clothing or sports equipment, day passes, training plans, coaching or simply storage facilities – we offer comprehensive services from a single source for the following sports:

Winter services

  • Alpine skiing and tours
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoe hikes
  • Ice climbing tours

Summer services

  • Bikes and e-bikes
  • Running
  • Hiking
  • Mountaineering and climbing
  • Nordic walking

Services and sporting activities (PDF)

Facilities and on-site services

  • Personal consultations from our Activity Manager Philip Esseiva
  • Full rental equipment for each sport (shoes, helmet, bikes, skis, snowshoes, suitable clothing etc.)
  • Tickets for cable cars and lifts
  • Bike workshop
  • Waxing room for hotel guests/waxing courses
  • Individual ski locker for each room
  • Video analysis options
  • Talks (e.g. about preparing for sports events with professional runner Anne-Marie Flammersfeld)
  • Bike garage with video surveillance and restricted access
  • Gym and spa area in the hotel
  • Reception
  • Lounge
  • On-site advice
  • Presentations
  • Bike service station
  • Ski depot


With the aid of our partners, we offer unique sporting experiences, guaranteed.


Cresta Palace

Via Maistra 75
Postfach 16
7505 Celerina/St. Moritz

Tel. +41 81 836 56 56
Fax +41 81 836 56 57


95 out of 100 points