A carefully crafted selection of cocktails can be savoured from an expertly curated spirit list.

Our selection is timeless with attention to detail and is passionately created.

The Boat House Bar Lounge is a perfect spot for guests to unwind and relax, sipping on a favourite drink or enjoying a snack. Our master mixologists are at hand to prepare a wide range of classic cocktails or entice your senses with our innovative signature cocktails.

Our wine cellar boasts an array of fine wines from small local independent producers to the internationally renowned appellations.

Inspire Us


We want to be part of your memories of this summer 2019!

Please do take beautiful photographs of the amazing sunsets right here on our deck and terrace , the ever changing colours of the sky above , the sun dipping into the horizon , watch out for the birds taking flight or the trickling shimmer of the sliver lake waves or just maybe capture that special moment between you and your future partner saying yes to you popping the question …what ever inspires your mood, we want to see it!

Please feel free to use filters and make awesome collages.


Upload your best shots on Facebook or Instagramm using #inspiretheboathouse until the 15th of September 2019 and we will carefully choose the best twenty.
Your images are an inspiration and will help us curate next seasons , winter cocktail list , be prepared ! We will be featuring the top twenty shots within our cocktail title pages.

Thank you!

Yours forever shaking,
The Boat House Bar Team

Opening Times Daily

Daily 15:00 – 24:00*
*last order 23:30 

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ALEX is located in the municipality of Thalwil in the canton of Zurich and along the A3 motorway from Zurich to Chur.

Downtown Zurich is a 15 minute (View Directions) drive away and Zug is only 30 mins (View Directions)

Valet parking is available 24 hours. Prior parking reservation is recommended.

Zurich International Airport (ZUR) is less than 40 minutes from ALEX.

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Public transportation provides a comfortable way to get to Thalwil station, which is in walking distance to ALEX. Our free shuttle transfer will pick you up and drop you off at Thalwil station upon arrival and departure.

Zurich Main Station can be reached within 10 minutes while Zug Station is 14 minutes away. Trains run every 10 minutes taking 8 minutes to Zurich main station and 30 minutes to the international airport.

10 min to Zurich main station

30 min to Zurich airport

14 min to Zug

Train Information

ALEX is in walking distance to Thalwil boat station. In the summer, trips to Zurich and Rapperswil are scheduled regularly.

Guests can also board the ALEX House Boat for complimentary boat trip to Zurich downtown running 4 times a day on a scheduled basis. Additional trips upon request and extra charge.

49 min to Zurich

Thalwil Boat Station Timetable

20 min to Zurich on the ALEX House Boat

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