Located at 1,876 meters above sea level, surrounded by forest and right beside the idyllic and car-free Lake Staz (Lej da Staz) between St. Moritz, Celerina and Pontresina. Lake Staz is the most famous lake in Engadine. If you want to go for a swim, these may not be the right choice, because these deep lakes barely reach temperatures of more than 17°C in the summer. Fortunately, there are alternatives: small hill moor lakes. These are relatively shallow, and the dark water means that the sun heats them well. So, despite the altitude of 1,800 meters, in the summer these moor lakes reach a pleasant 20°C or more. This is the most famous thing to do at Lej da Staz or Lake of Staz.
Things to Do When You Visiting Lake of Staz
1. Beautiful Landscape
Lake of Staz is a place that has a beautiful landscape where you can enjoy the breathtaking scenery. One of the things to do at Lake Staz is that you can bring a carpet or mat then you spread it on the green grass with your family. This is a very beautiful scenery that can make you feel relax and the burden that you brought before disappeared instantly when you relax on Lake of Staz with a wonderful view.
2. Sunbathing in the Engadine Valley
The things to do at Lake of Staz is we can enjoy the warm sun while sunbathing on the edge of Lake Staz. Besides that, on Lake Staz you can also swim in the perfect open place on the throughout the beach all summer. This lake is great for you to enjoy the tour with your family and friends.
3. Lej da Staz Restaurant
This restaurant serves some delicious homemade ice cream. While relaxing, you can directly buy it on the spot and enjoy the delicious homemade ice cream. You will be very addicted to taste the ice cream and of course, you want to buy it again again and again.
How to Get Tickets?
You are able to purchase the tickets online or offline. In the webshop, you can buy suitable online tickets for your experience on the mountain: quite simply and with just a few clicks you will get the right ski passes and cable car rides. Whether season tickets, multi-day tickets, day tickets or day tickets - for a perfect day on the mountain there is something for everyone. You can easily pay by credit card, PayPal, Twint or even Bitcoin.
How To Get Around?
You can walk along Staz lake on foot while enjoying the panoramic views and beautiful scenery. You are also able to take a bike to get around Lake Staz.
What Should I Wear?
You can wear casual clothes when visiting Lake Staz in the summer. Hot weather will not make you wear clothes that are too excessive. If you visit in the winter, you can wear your comfortable warm clothes and it will make a perfect tour for you.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Lake St. Moritz is in the summer and winter. In summer, as well as traditional hiking and mountain biking, guests can also try their hand at sailing, rowing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, tennis, minigolf or horse riding. However, in winter, the guests can also have the winter sports.
Will I Need a Guide?
During a safe condition, you do not need a guide. If there is something that you need, you can ask when you enter this tourist spot.
How To Get There?
Take the St. Moritz Dorf train from the center of St, Moritz up to Chantarella (2005m) - about 5 minutes ride, then change for the train up to Corviglia (2486 m) - about 10 minutes ride, then change to the Piz Nair cable car around 15 minutes ride. Trains and cable car run every 20 minutes. So, it will take easier for your tour. Also, there is an alternative you can get the Lake of Staz. Only 20 minutes by horse-drawn carriage or half an hour on foot from St. Moritz train station. A shuttle bus leaves every 30 minutes from the chalet at the lake to Staz and back upon prior reservation.
Staffed mountain restaurant open every day and during the evening. So, do not be worry!