Best ski holidays in the Alps

Hit the slopes for ski perfection – best ski holidays for families, couples and go-it-alone winter sports fans.


Where are the top ski resorts? Where are the coolest ski hotels? And where can you find the best ski holidays? We’ve carved, freestyled and slalomed our way over the Alps to put together an (ice) cool collection of winter holiday destinations and ski package holidays.

Do you want ski-in, ski-out luxury where all that’s between the spa and the slopes is a lift? Hop out of the pool and straight on the slopes… although you might want to get changed first. Or does an authentic Austrian hotel get your pulse racing? Somewhere you can retire to after a day on the slopes and feast on a Wiener Schnitzel and schnapps. How about a happy family hotel, somewhere with swimming pools, games rooms and kids’ clubs galore? We’ve found the best places for your ski breaks.

Discover the snowsure Obergurgl-Hochgurgl ski resort and ride the ultra-modern Kirchenkarbahn II. Rise with the sun in family-friendly Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis and make the first tracks on the snow. Explore Kitzbühel and the legendary Hahnenkamm Race Weekend. Conquer the 408km of slopes and 121 lifts in Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, Schmittenhöhe Zell am See, and Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun (whoa, mouthful alert!), with just one ticket: the SKI ALPIN CARD. Fancy glacier skiing? The Stubai Glacier in Tyrol or Kitzsteinhorn in SalzburgerLand are calling your name!

Wherever you choose, be sure to partake in a spot of après-ski. It’s our favourite! From Champagne and appetisers in fancy restaurants to a pint and a stew in a mountain hut. There’s an après-ski option for every taste. When your piste-day is over, grab your coat, because we’re going exploring… whether it’s to scour the Christmas markets, uncover the secrets of Swarovski, or simply soak up the culture, combining your ski holidays with a winter city break gets a definite thumbs up from me!



Chocolate-box pretty Mürren is a car-free Swiss mountain village of rare charm and authenticity amid breathtaking scenery.



Hotel Plunhof is a traditional South Tyrolean hotel with a unique spa concept in the award-winning Spa Minera – wellness above and below the surface.



GROSSARLER HOF is a chalet chic hideaway for connoiseurs! The glorious scenery, a warm welcome, comfort and elegance make for an ideal holiday in SalzburgerLand.



The pinnacle of culinary delight: Urban chic combines with cutting-edge cuisine at Restaurant Simon Taxacher, and its Alpine-themed partner, Bistro-Restaurant Rosengarten.


Cella Central

Cella Central is a historic town centre boutique hotel within steps of Lake Zell, the Schmittenhöhe and Kitzsteinhorn mountains – and in the heart of luxury shopping in Zell am See.

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