For many of the world’s rich and famous, skiing is an essential holiday pastime. Thanks to this association, ski resorts around the world have become increasingly luxurious to meet the demands of even the most discerning traveller. If you’re looking to combine a touch of decadence with your next trip to the snow, check out these latest luxurious ski resorts.
Alpina Gstaad, Switzerland
The Alpina is a brand new luxurious resort set in the stunning alpine landscape of the Swiss snow fields. Having only opened in March, The Alpina is one of the newest and most beautifully designed ski resorts in the world. The emphasis is one of tradition and elegance, with a touch of opulence to make guests feel truly pampered from the moment they enter the impeccably decorated establishment. Facilities include an authentic Swiss Stubli restaurant, Cuban cigar room, Japanese cuisine from Megu and the decadent Six Senses Spa.
Relax in one of the 56 rooms and suites, all of which offer a private balcony with magnificent views of the alpine scenery. For the ultimate luxury experience, you can hire out their top-of-the line Panorama suite, a three bedroom duplex apartment on the top floors. The classical furnishings and decadent bedrooms are made for relaxation, and there’s a private massage area, spa and Jacuzzi to melt away your post-ski fatigue.
Falls Creek, Australia
This all season alpine resort is one which is a popular choice for families who want to experience the luxury of a top establishment that still retains a cosy and intimate atmosphere. Described by Trip Advisor as the most attractive ski resort in Victoria, Falls Creek provides a well thought out village that caters for every style and budget. There are extensive accommodation choices available close to the fields, with full spa, grocery stores and fitness services all available. The terrain is varied, and offers a great range of challenges for all ability levels.
Lodge SHL, France
Another brand new European ski destination is the stunning luxury chalet of Lodge SHL. If you’re after the utmost in boutique ski accommodation, you simply can’t go past this luxuriously appointed chalet. With access to the slopes a mere 60m away, you will be able to explore over 600kms of France’s most pristine ski pistes. When it’s time to return to the chalet, you can indulge in some real pampering with the indoor pool and relaxation area, extensive library and home cinema room. Your own private butler will attend to your every wish, and your chef is available to create custom meals to suit your tastes. It is truly a decadent experience, and Lodge SHL is fast becoming one of the top choices for boutique luxury accommodation while on the slopes.
There’s no reason why your next holiday to the snow shouldn’t be luxurious, relaxing and indulgent in between the action and adventure of the hitting the slopes. With these top ski resorts offering the very finest in indulgent amenities and accommodation, your next holiday will be a real treat for the senses. Let yourself experience the highest levels of luxury on your ski vacation by checking in to these amazingly sophisticated resorts.