The Burgenstock Hotels & Resort Lake Lucerne in Switzerland will open the five-star superior Burgenstock Hotel and the four-star superior Palace Hotel on Aug. 28.

Ten of the resort's 12 restaurants, the tennis courts and the private cinema along with some other facilities will open on the same date.

The 12-room, three-star Taverne 1879; Blockhaus, a two-story villa; and the Alpine Golf Club are among the facilities open now.

Slated to open in the fall are the 107,000-square-foot Alpine Spa and the 160-room, five-star Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence.

Situated 2,800 feet above Lake Lucerne and overlooking the Rigi and Pilatus mountains, the year-round property is spread over 148 acres and includes 383 rooms in all.

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