The newly opened Guarda Golf Hotel close to the center of Crans-Montana is directly on the fairway of a 9-hole golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. The rooms and suites are equipped with the finest natural materials and many amenities, including flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations, free wireless internet, and a special ventilation system with air humidification. Most offer beautiful views of the Alps. Enjoy the excellent cuisine at the Giardino, with its large terrace and wonderful view of the golf course. The Les Alpes restaurant serves typical Swiss cuisine. The spacious lounge has a large open fireplace. The modern spa area in glass and stone features an indoor pool, an invigorating whirlpool, a Finnish sauna, a traditional hammam, a gym with state-of-the-art equipment. In addition to the 9-hole course, the Guarda Golf Hotel is adjacent to an 18-hole course designed by Severiano Ballesteros. The hotel offers indoor golf practice and a unique practice area in front of the building, private golf carts, green-fee reservations and golf lessons, and shuttle service to golf courses.