Numerous mountain lakes in and around Adelboden lure visitors with their crystal-clear, blue water and fantastic views as well as their pleasant rest areas and hostelries.
The Silleren lake is only a few minutes by foot below the Restaurant Sillerenbühl Adelboden, and is easily reached by cable-car. An excursion to the Silleren lake can be comfortably combined with a hike on the Floral mountain trail.
The Hahnenmoos lake is below the mountain Hotel Hahnenmoospass. A trip to the beautiful lake can be combined with a a hike along the Flower Trail or ha ike over the Metschstand.
The Dossen lake on Engstligenalp lies towards Chindbettipass and Tschingellochtighorn.
On Elsigenalp above Frutigen lies the Elsigen lake and the Brand lake with its many barbecue sites. Elsigenalp can be reached by cable-car.
Well worth the effort is an excursion to one of the other mountain lakes in the Bernese highlands:
A crystal-clear lake set in 20 hectares of natural parkland, with footpaths, trout farm, barbecue sites, boats for hire, and a play area.
Location: 4km from Frutigen in the direction of Kandersteg; bus from Frutigen, Blausee station - Mitholz.
Romantic and wild mountain lake with Pedalo boat hire and summer toboggan run.
Location: By foot from Kandersteg or via the chair lift.
Lakes of Thun and Brienz
Cruises with scheduled ferries (steam ships)
Location: 15km from Frutigen by train in the direction of Spiez, Thun.