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2012/13 | THE NEW SEASON STARTS HERE! Welcome to the InTheSnow

mean the apartments, chalets and

You’ll also find accommodation

piste each, to small, atmospheric,

Of course this season, more

Wherever you end up staying

Ultimate Guide To Ski

hotels that are the most dedicated

providing dining options

ancient family-friendly resorts,

than ever, we are all trying to find

for winter 2012–13, we wish you

Accommodation. Once again

to providing the best service, and

that range from self-catering

such as Chalet de la Cloche, rich

affordable accommodation in

snowy slopes and your best ski

we’re pleased to present a

all the facilities you need for a

apartments, to bed and breakfast

in tradition and full of ambience.

these challenging economic times.

holiday yet.

selection of the finest ski

first-rate ski holiday.

establishments, right through to

properties, across more than 50 top ski resorts in Europe and

Within these pages you’ll find brand

North America.

new complexes, with state-of-the-

To that end you’ll find a quick

hotels serving up to five course

You can choose to stay at altitude

price guide next to each property

meals every evening.

on the slopes of high purpose-built

description, as well as key facts

resorts, or down in a centuries-old

on transfers from the airport, and

art facilities, next to equally well

The properties are in ski resorts

village in a renovated chalet or old

a list of the major assets of each

And by finest we certainly don’t

equipped hotels, which may have

that range from some of the

hotel full of character. Our quick

property, a fast and easy way to

mean the most expensive, nor –

been owned and run by the same

world’s largest ski regions, like Les

guide to the property’s location in

narrow down your wish list to the

although many are – necessarily

family over a century or more,

3 Vallées or the Portes du Soleil,

terms of proximity to the slopes

accommodation that most closely

the most luxurious. Instead we

through four or five generations.

each with more than 600km off-

and the airport can also be helpful.

meets your needs.

Patrick Thorne | Editor



FRANCE For more than three decades

by state-of-the-art lifts to vast

linked runs connecting a dozen

Southern Alps


now France has been the country

ski areas above; or you can stay

resorts on both sides of the

The Southern Alps offer sunshine

Facing each other across the

of choice for more British skiers

right on the slopes, up at altitude

Swiss-French border. Choose

as well as snow, a laid-back

valley, Les Arcs and La Plagne

and boarders than any other. It’s

in one of the purpose-built ski

from traditional villages like ultra

atmosphere, and is often more

had already grown into two of

easy to see why – the country has

villages for which France is most

family-friendly Les Gets; long-

competitively-priced than

the world’s biggest and best ski

more of the biggest ski area and

famous, with all the convenience

time British favourite Morzine,

huge lift-served verticals than any

of doorstep skiing. Decisions,

with its excellent facilities;

other, and it’s easier to reach by

decisions … and then there’s the

or high-altitude resorts like

road and rail from the UK too, with

huge destination choice too.

Avoriaz, currently investing in

plenty of good air connections.

great improvements, including

You can choose between

Portes du Soleil

the newly opened spectacular

traditional, millennia-old villages,

One of the world’s largest ski

Aquariaz mountaintop indoor

rich in ambience and often linked

areas, with 650km of mostly lift-

water park.

the north. Serre Chevalier is becoming increasingly highly regarded, while Alpe d’Huez remains popular thanks to its snow-sure conditions, backed by

The world’s biggest ski areas.

areas over four decades, and then the spectacular Vanoise

Choice of functional altitude or

Express double-decker cable car

characterful traditional resorts.

was built to link them at altitude, and create one of the planet’s

Easy to reach by rail, road or air.

three biggest ski areas with

glacier skiing up top, and a huge

over 430km of piste. Choose

vertical down to the resort below.

from around 20 different

Massive verticals, served by fast, comfortable lifts. Pain au chocolat, vin chaud, and tartiflette.

Highest Peak Mont Blanc (4810m)

Highest Lift Chamonix (3842m)

Biggest Linked Ski Area Les 3 Vallées (600km)

Winter Olympics Chamonix (1924), Grenoble (1968), Albertville (1992)

Currency Euro (€)



FRANCE CONTINUED... villages dotted across the vast area,

Chamonix Mont Blanc

to a wide selection of small-to-

it’s hard to know where to begin.

Bornand, which shares the Aravis

into Italy to access heli-skiing

ranging from traditional villages to

Chamonix, the world capital of

medium-sized ski areas, famed

Val Thorens is Europe’s highest

lift pass with La Clusaz. Along with

(banned in France) if you wish.

high-altitude ski havens.

skiing, needs little introduction.

for their tradition, ambience,

full-scale resort, which continually

a wonderful family ski area, and a

Although its own ski area is large

Best suited to intermediate and

good skiing and good value.

offers ever better off-slope facilities,

reputation for the sport of biathlon,

enough, it’s also well-placed

advanced skiers, this is a world-

Val Cenis has been one of the

as well as superb snow-sure

it’s also a good choice for those

across the valley from Les Arcs

class destination. There are

big success stories with its own

access; Courchevel is a mecca for

seeking out the farming heritage

and close to Espace Killy if you

smaller villages nearby with their

great ski areas, and centres like

lovers of high-quality service and

of the French Alps, particularly

fancy a day trip.

own ski areas and a more relaxed

Orelle linked to Val Thorens, and

Les Menuires has reinvented itself

Reblochon cheese production.

feel, while still having access

freeride mecca Bonneval nearby.

as a great value, family-friendly

Espace Killy The legendary ski area linking Val d’Isère and Tignes is widely regarded as one of the world’s best, with two of the planet’s best ski areas too. Choose between Tignes functional altitude bases

Houches is a good example.

best ski resorts, a true classic in every sense.

Les Saisies is another good family-friendly ski area on a

Les 3 Vallées The world’s biggest fully lift-

Other Good Choices

human scale, complete with


linked area, with 600km of runs

For those who seek a “true

traditional chalet architecture;

The Maurienne valley, which runs

connecting about ten resorts; it is

French” ski holiday, they need

while La Rosière offers the rare

along the Italian border, is home

a place of so many superlatives

look no further than Le Grand

chance to ski over the border

or authentic village, or Val d’Isѐre, which remains one of the world’s

choice in this giant region.

to Chamonix’s facilities – Les





Chalet de la Cloche is situated in the

300km of marked pistes. Ski lessons

International Hotel and Property

After a tough day burning up the

At the end of the day one can’t

heart of Les Brévières, one of the

or guiding can be prearranged with

awards 2011. Specifically designed

slopes many people like to relax in

fail to relax and snuggle up in the

seven villages that make up what

the top instructors in the Espace

and built to the most exacting

the spa with its steam room, pool

incredible 1000-count Egyptian

is often considered to be one of

Killy area.

standards, the attention to detail is

and outside hot tub, or massages

cotton sateen bed linen and the

obvious, even down to the elegant

and beauty treatments can be

goose down duvet to prepare for

The Ski-Base team have created

and contemporary interior where all

arranged. The evening doesn’t

another day on the slopes.

a wonderful chalet described by

the furniture has been designed and

end there; guests are treated to a

The region combines two of the

Harpers Bazaar as a “haven of

made uniquely for the chalet. Each

sumptuous dinner created by the

best resorts in France, Val d’Isère

sensual indulgence”. It is one of

bedroom has balconies, a plasma

in-house chef Paul Bell. As well as

and Tignes, and offers an amazingly

Condé Naste Traveller’s top 10

TV, a luxury bathroom with Hermès

Paul’s wonderful food; canapés,

diverse range of skiing. There is

chalets in the Alps, and was

amenities and a super king bed with

champagne, wine and drinks from

something for everyone with over

shortlisted for the Design Et Al

memory foam mattress.

the bar afterwards are all included.

the greatest ski areas in the world, Espace Killy.

Chalet de la Cloche




+44(0)203 432 8446

1 Min

Sleeps 12-16

KEY FACILITIES Catered, Transfers Arranged, Spa Facilities, Heated Pool, 5 Official Rating, Free Wi-Fi, Two Sun Terraces, Large Open Fireplace

“A blend of comfort and class” London Magazine


From £15,000 For Full Chalet




Chalet Jamais Bleu |

La tania


Chic Chalet offers exceptional

metres from the piste and less

Built in typical Savoyard style but

There’s a bright and spacious open

breathtaking views across the valley.

For a holiday with a difference, Chic

home comforts, outstanding

than 2 minutes from the gondola.

offers modern living standards while

plan living/dining area with high-

Chic Chalet prides itself on its service

Chalet welcomes you to the perfect

cuisine and the highest level

Welcoming and comfortable, it

retaining the traditional character

beamed ceiling and characteristic

and attention to detail. As soon

winter retreat in Les 3 Vallées.

of service, in an informal warm

comes complete with roaring

and charm. It is conveniently

wood burner, Freeview Sky TV,

as you book, a small team based

environment in one of the biggest

fire, fabulous views of the Alps,

located at the foot of the Moretta

DVD, iPod dock and free Wi-Fi

in the resort will deal directly with

and best ski areas of the world,

all mod-cons, a hot tub on the

Blanche piste, and it is possible for

providing all the facilities and comfort

you from start to finish. The chalet

Les 3 Vallées.

sunny south-facing terrace for

all levels of skiers to take the 100m

for a great holiday.

staff are friendly yet professional,

a relaxing soak at the end of

run to the 12-man telecabine at the

Chalet Jamais Bleu in La Tania,

a hard day’s skiing, and those

start of the day and ski back to the

All seven bedrooms have en-suite

entertaining, delivering a high level of

operated by Chic Chalet, is in

little extra touches to make your

door or simply walk back to the

facilities with showers, and from

customer care ensuring that you will

an unbeatable position, just

holiday special.

chalet each day.

the balcony you can take in the

want for nothing.


Chalet Jamais Bleu



+33 (0)631 129 981

Half Board

with a passion for cooking and

2 Min


From £679 pp p/week

KEY FACILITIES Ski In/Out, Fully Stocked Open Bar, Hot Tub & Spa Treatments, Complimentary Massage, Free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, Ski Hosting Service






SOJOURN Portes du Soleil

The Hotel Christiania is a traditional

reputation for our excellent cuisine


Nestled in the mountains of the

Inside guests can relax in the large

at its very best, the chalet has its

Alpine hotel situated in the very

and extensive wine list.

Ski In/Out, Two Outdoor Hot Tubs,

Portes du Soleil, Sojourn is a

open plan living area, with a central

own in-house professionally qualified

Transfer Service, Heated Boot Room,

premium Alpine ski chalet, sleeping

log fire and large comfy sofas. While

chef. The menu is sourced locally

Bar & Fireside Lounge, Satellite TV,

comfortably up to ten guests, in five

sampling a selection of quality wines,

with a focus on quality and freshness

guest rooms.

guests may also take in the beautiful

of produce.

heart of the beautiful French Alpine village of Les Gets. The ski in/ski out

Our cosy fireside lounge and

Free Wi-Fi

location makes the hotel the perfect

quiet bar is always popular at

destination for quick access to the

the end of the day, or guests can

vast, Portes du Soleil ski area. There

relax in our reading lounge and

are 19 ensuite bedrooms in total,

tv room. Two outdoor hot tubs,

a mix of twins, doubles and family

sauna, ski room, heated boot

rooms. At the Christiania we pride

room, kids playroom and creche

ourselves on an extremely high level

add to the hotel’s facilities.

views of the surrounding mountains. Sojourn is located just 5 minutes from the centre of Morzine, providing

The Sojourn team are all trained

Guest Driver Service, Spa Treatment Room

easy access to over 650km of ski

experienced individuals in the

External Hot Tub & Sun Deck, Ski Guide

terrain including, Les Gets, Morzine,

catering and hospitality industry,

Avoriaz and Châtel.

ensuring guests receive a unique

Service, Free Wi-Fi, Equipment & Boot Fitting Service, Private Airport Transfers

professional service. To enable

of service, and have an enviable

guests to experience French cuisine

+33 (0)450 758 244 | +44 (0)1738 840888 | |



Half Board

1 Min

From €125 pp p/night

+33 (0)450 924 811




5 Min


From €4,725 Excl Use



LA Marmotte Les Gets




Located slopeside in central

Along with La Marmotte’s superb

covers 800m2 with wellness facilities

Les Chalets de Philippe comprises a

Alpine antique furniture perfectly

three in the area suitable to host

Les Gets, in the giant Portes

restaurant, there’s also the

including ten treatment cabins,

small cluster of eight wooden chalets

mixed with contemporary features

guests of honour – kings, queens,

du Soleil ski area, La Marmotte

superb cosy restaurant La Païka

steam bath, sauna, Jacuzzi, special

on a south-facing plateau, with

such as flat screen TVs and Wi-Fi

princes, princesses, presidents.

is perfectly placed for snow

located on the slopes, which

Vichy showers, relaxation lounge

spectacular views of Mont Blanc and

throughout. Spa services provided

Philippe is also your host and never

sports fans. With a friendly

welcomes guests from lunch

and herbal tea room. There’s also a

the surrounding area. It is located

include hammam, hot tubs, sauna

too busy to direct you to the best ski

atmosphere and attentive

until the slopes close – Perfect!

superb 17 x 7 m swimming pool.

in a quiet corner of the hamlet of

and massage treatments. A

area in the Chamonix Valley.

Lavancher, a short drive from the

chauffeur is available and cuisine is

centre of Chamonix.

prepared in your chalet to Michelin-

service, here you find the


ambience of a traditional

Chalet La Tapiaz, which opened

chalet. There’s beautiful antique

in 2012, is located above the

Swimming Pool & Spa, Ski In/Out,

furniture, a spacious lounge with

spa and the swimming pool and

Free Wi-Fi, Garage Parking, Satelite TV,

open fire, and each guestroom

features eight all-new rooms,

has a really cosy atmosphere and modern amenities.

+33 (0)450 758 033



Kids Games Room & Restaurant With Free

Wi-Fi, Spa, Jacuzzi, Professional Chef,

Rescued by passionate Frenchman

and Chauffeur

Philippe who has dedicated himself

When bidding to host the 2018

each warmly decorated in wood.

to their preservation and renovation,

Olympics, the Annecy team selected

The hotel’s spa, Séréni-cimes

the chalets host a collection of

two of Philippe’s properties among

Winter Babysitting

Half Board


1 Min

From €200 p/day


starred standards.

+ 33 (0)607 231 726




10 Min


Call for latest prices



More Mountain Apartments And CHALETS Morzine

The Farmhouse FRENCH ALPS, Morzine

More Mountain has created eleven

cotton linen, luxury L’Occitane

We also have five large 8–12

Built in 1771, The Farmhouse is the

hard pressed to find a better

service first class. Once you have

premium self-catered apartments

toiletries and log fires. Our in-

person luxury catered chalets in

oldest building in Morzine, known

skiing experience anywhere else

discovered this gem you will return

in central Morzine. All are new

resort concierge will greet you

central Morzine. Airport transfers

to the locals as “Le Château”. One

in the world.

year after year.

developments or have undergone

at your property on arrival and

and a daily “pick up and drop off”

of the most desirable hideaways

high-spec renovations and

is on hand throughout your

service, to and from the ski lifts

in the Alps sits in the heart of

Relax next to the roaring fire in


comfortably sleep 4–6 people.

stay. A complimentary welcome

in our Landrover Defenders, are

this beautiful Alpine village just 2

the beautiful slate floored bar,

Beautiful Dining Room, Separate Breakfast

pack is provided as are linen,

included in the price.

minutes walk from the centre.

and then enjoy the magical

Room, Sitting Room With Satellite TV, Wi-Fi,

experience of a gourmet dinner

Open Bar, All Rooms Ensuite, Ski Host, Daily

Featuring mountain views,

towels and toiletries. We can

spacious communal areas,

arrange “Gourmet Meals on


As part of the Portes du Soleil

in the atmospheric dining room lit

modern contemporary

Wheels” to be delivered to your

Central Morzine, Free Parking, In-Resort

region the skiing suits beginners

entirely by candelabras.

interiors, free Wi-Fi, Bose iPod

apartment, discounted airport

Concierge , Newly Built /Newly Refurbed

to back country. With over 650km

docks, Nintendo Wii, UK satellite

transfers and ski passes, plus ski

Properties, Spacious, Contemporary

of piste and 13 different resorts,

The Farmhouse is a truely unique

TV, flatscreen TV, Egyptian

hire delivered to your door.

all interconnected, you will be

experience and the level of

+33 (0)686 021 805



Self Catered

Interiors, Free Wi-Fi, Discounted Lift Passes


5-15 Min

From €1600 p/week

+33 (0)450 790 826



Half Board

2 Min

Shuttle Service To/From The Slopes, Large Open Fireplace, Concierge Service


Sleeps 30

From €895 pp p/week



hÔTEL LA MAISON DU BEZ Serre Chevalier

Chalet des Neiges Hermine Val Thorens

Maison du Bez offers a warm and

When you have skied back to the

the rustic vaulted cellar, prepared

Built on a site chosen for its

apartments are fitted with all modern

to the private heated indoor pool,

personal atmosphere, great food

hotel at the end of the day, you

by the very talented chefs.

altitude and orientation, Chalet

amenities perfect for families.

sauna and fitness room, these

and ensuite accommodation in a

can visit the cosy lounge bar to

fantastic location.

enjoy your aprѐs-drinks. Share

des Neiges Hermine is probably Bienvenue à la Maison du Bez!

your day with other skiers in front

the most popular Chalet des

Its popularity with families is due

Neiges. This small, but luxurious,

to its peaceful location, yet it is

residence of 19 apartments

still close to all the local shops

combines traditional architecture

and facilities and just 100m from

Private Parking, Satellite TV, Ski Shop,

the slopes!

Swimming Pool, Sauna, Fireplace,

At the back of the hotel you can

of the fire, or outside on the sunny


step right into your bindings

terrace. The Swedish owner and

Ski In/Out, Warm & Personal Atmosphere,

and ski down to the Pontillas

her friendly staff will also be happy

Excellent Food, Cosy Salon, Open Fire,

lift station. The ski area boasts

to share their skiing stories and

Sunny Terrace With Bar, 17th Century Village,

with modern facilities, with superb

250km of all level pistes, as well as

maybe even some powder secrets.

250km Piste

south-facing views of the slopes.

+33 (0)492 248 696



The highlight of the day is the

colours creates a snug and cosy

exquisite evening meal served in

stone materials, these stylish

atmosphere, and with free access

Half Board


Ski In/Out


Bread Delivery

Built using traditional wood and

need for a great ski holiday.

The tasteful décor using warm

easy-access off-piste through the famous larch tree forest.

apartments offer everything you

From €475

+33 (0)479 390 290



Self Catered

10 Min


Sleeps 14

12–14 People: €5236 p/week



Chalet des Neiges plein sud Val Thorens Val Thorens is superbly located at

This is a high quality residence

2300m, offering a superb snow-

offering all the usual benefits of a

sure ski holiday in the heart of Les

Chalet des Neiges property, as well

3 Vallées magnificent ski area.

as LCD TV and DVD player.

Chalet des Neiges Oz en Oisans Oz en Oisans KEY FACILITIES Private Parking, Satellite TV, Spa, Sauna, Fireplace, Bread Delivery, Ski In

The irresistible charm of this village

located in the centre of the

the residence is made up of six

could have come straight from a

village, just a minute’s walk from

attractive large chalets.

fairy tale. In fact once you visit you

the shops, bars and restaurants.

might not want to go home!

And after a long day on the slopes, A ski in/out residence located

relax in the private indoor heated swimming pool or sauna.

Plein Sud is a new impressive

Plein Sud also has a beauty salon

The vast Grandes Rousses

next to the ski school, and only

residence with 12 luxury

offering massages, relaxation and

ski area offers the opportunity

1 minute away from the nearest

apartments offering direct access

body treatments, a fitness room

to explore the Alpe d’Huez, a

ski lift – it doesn’t get any better

to the slopes, and located only

and a sauna, perfect for those end-

beautiful sunny resort, with snow

than this.

2 minutes away from the resort’s

of-day aches.

guaranteed by 700 snow cannons.

centre with its shops, ski rental


Chalet des Neiges is ideally


Self Catered

Swimming Pool, Sauna, Restaurant, Fireplace, Bread Delivery, Ski In/Out

Built in typical mountain style with

outlets and restaurants.

+33 (0)479 390 290


10 Min


Sleeps 14

14 People: €6272 p/week

+33 (0)479 390 290


extensive use of stone and wood,


Half Board / Full Board

1 Min


Sleeps 16

14–16 People: €5901 p/week



Chalet des Neiges cime des arcs Arcs 2000


Chalet des Neiges arolles Arcs 2000

Inside this apart-hotel, which

Located right on the pistes and

is so well integrated into the

very close to the ski lifts, this is

landscape that looks as if it has

a typical wooden ski residence,

grown out of the slopes, you

which blends beautifully with

fingertips, the need for escapism

will find all the authenticity of a

the environment.

will quickly take hold.

Cime des Arcs is equipped with

With the slopes right on the

Right on the doorstep of Paradiski,

an indoor heated swimming pool

doorstep of this residence of

offering probably the best ski area

and fitness room with sauna.

apartments, facilities include

All apartments are fitted and

in Europe, the Cime Des Arcs

Non-skiers in particular can enjoy

en-suite bathrooms, cosy sitting

furnished to a very good standard

provides everything you need for a

a bowling alley, a restaurant and

rooms, some with open fireplaces,

providing comfort and convenience.

great holiday.

many other shops.

and each apartment has a balcony.

KEY FACILITIES Private Parking, Satellite TV, Swimming Pool, Sauna, Restaurant, Bread Delivery, Ski In

At an altitude of 2000m and on

Residents are also offered a private

the doorstep of the Paradiski ski

heated indoor swimming-pool, a

resort with 420km of slopes at your

sauna, hamman and fitness room.


Private Parking, Satellite TV, Swimming Pool, Sauna, Hammam, Fireplace, Bread Delivery

Then hit the mountains leaving

mountain residence.

+33 (0)479 390 290


your comfortable surroundings for


Half Board / Full Board

1 Min


Sleeps 10

10 People: €4830 p/week

+33 (0)479 390 290

78 Miles

some of the best skiing in the Alps.


Half Board / Full Board

1 Min


Sleeps 16

14-16 People: €6083 p/week









This stunning chalet is located in the

area with uninterrupted views

linked to La Thuile in Italy. The area

These popular chalet apartments

All apartments are either ski in/out

Montalbert in a range of sizes

Les Eucherts area of La Rosière at a

over the valley, it is still only 200m

has 150km of pistes, with 73 runs

are located in the snow-sure resort

or within only a minute’s walk of

from one to four bedrooms. All

height of 1850m.

away from the main chairlift so

ranging from easy beginners to

of Plagne Montalbert, one of ten

the piste. As with all of Mountain

are fitted with all the modern

there is no driving or minibus

challenging blacks.

villages making up the La Plagne

Heaven’s accommodation the

conveniences you would expect to

region, and benefits from tree-

luxury ski chalets in Montalbert

make your stay a truly relaxing and pleasurable one.

The Penthouse is a large chalet set

transfers required. KEY FACILITIES

over two floors, with stunning views

lined, north-facing slopes, helping

meet the highest standards, and all

down the valley from the beautiful

La Rosière is described by the

Hot Tub, Local Childcare, Free Wi-Fi

to retain its snow throughout

have breathtaking views across the

lounge/dining room.

Where To Ski And Snowboard

Lift Pass Collection Service, Arrange

the season. Montalbert enjoys

Tarentaise Valley and/or the piste.

Lessons, Discounted Ski Hire

Guide 2011 as having “The sunniest Boasting six en-suite bedrooms,

slopes in the Tarantaise, but also

selection of restaurants and bars

Mountain Heaven offer a wide

three are doubles and three twins.

the snowiest”. La Rosière is part

and plenty to see and do away

variety of self-catered chalet

Perfectly located in a very quiet

of the large Espace San Bernardo,

from the slopes.

apartments throughout Plagne

+44 (0)151 625 1921




2 Min


Sleeps 12-14

From £399 pp p/week


spectacular views with a wide

+44 (0)151 625 1921

105 km


Self Catering

Local Childcare, Wi-Fi (Varies), Lift Pass Collection Service, Ski Hosting, Discounted Ski Hire


1 Min

From £80 pp p/week



Flocon des Neiges, Le Chamois and Sapin de Reberty LES 3 VALLÉES


Powder N Shine is a small,

Powder N Shine believe that a

Powder N Shine holiday experience

Cham Chalet has the prime

bedrooms and three bathrooms,

We cater for up to eight guests

independent, owner-run catered ski

personal touch is vital to ensure

exceeds guests’ expectations.

location in Chamonix for keen

with plentiful hot water and a

with delicious meals and carefully

chalet business offering quality chalet

that their guests’ ski holiday

skiers. We are situated on the

wood-burning stove for those cold

selected wines included.

holiday accommodation, a unique

experience is as rewarding as

sunny side of the Savoy piste,

evenings. Chamonix is only 1 hour

dining experience and exceptional

possible. To this end, they visit the

Authentic Piste-Side Village Resort,

opposite the Brevent lift station,

drive from Geneva airport, an easy

service, tailored to our guests’ needs.

chalets regularly both to meet every

Exceptional Food and Wine, En-suite

making us probably the only fully

transfer, offering a perfect base

At an altitude of 2000m in a piste-

guest that stays with them, and also

Bathrooms, Jacuzzi and Sauna Spa

ski in/out chalet in Chamonix.

for both skiing and boarding, plus

side village resort Reberty Village,

to answer any questions and offer

Guests, Complimentary Toiletries, Children’s

Enjoy the breathtaking view of the

the opportunity to ski Italy and

guests are guaranteed excellent

assistance where necessary.

Play Area, TV Room, Slope View, Free Wifi

mountains from our luxury hot tub.

Switzerland in the same week.


Facilities, Slippers and Dressing Gowns for

KEY FACILITIES Ski In/Out, Hot Tub, Free Wi-Fi, iPad, Boot Drier, Cater For Up To Eight

snow conditions, access to the largest skiing area in the world Les

Finally, they employ the very best

Managed by the owners, they

Our chalet enjoys a truly panoramic

3 Vallées – and breathtaking

hosts and professional chefs to

hope to share their passion

setting while being only a 5 minute

mountain scenery.

ensure that their chalets and the

for Chamonix. There are four

walk away from the town centre.

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Full Board



Sleeps 16–19

2 People: From £1198 p/week

+44 (0)207 193 0648






From €700 pp p/week



HÔTEL BELLECÔTE Paradiski The Hôtel and Restaurant Bellecôte is perfectly located at the heart of the giant Paradiski region, which links La Plagne and Les Arcs at Montchavin Les Coches. The 3 hotel, sitting at 1250m, epitomises pure mountain charm with the convivial atmosphere of a typical Savoyard mountain house, warm, like its decor of natural wood. The family-friendly ambience of the hotel extends to its first-class restaurant facilities, where the

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creative kitchen serves up the authentic flavours, perfumes and specialties of the region. The Hôtel Bellecôte’s wellness centre and fitness rooms are a particular asset for guests who receive inclusive access to these facilities, which include a hammam, sauna and Jacuzzi.

Situated in the picturesque and

very comfortable and all come

If you wish to relax after skiing then

family-friendly resort of Les Gets,

complete with ensuite bath or

we have a hot tub located outside

Chalet Aventure is just slopes,

shower room. Two of the rooms

in the snow with stunning views

which link up with the entire 650km

are offered as suites; they are

all around. If you really want to

There is a new bar being introduced for the 2012–13 winter season.

of pistes that encompass the

substantially larger rooms with

indulge then we offer a range of

Portes du Soleil ski area.

a small kitchenette complete

massage and beauty treatments

with kettle and microwave, a


Chalet Aventure can sleep up

comfortable sofa and a television

to sixteen guests in five rooms,

with games console.

Superb Location, Wellness & Fitness Centre, Spa Facilities, Family Rooms Available, Ski Passes, Ski Lessons, Transfers On Demand

B&B / Half Board

1 Min


has its own minivan service that will collect you from your station or airport, and bring you straight to the hotel by prior reservation.

KEY FACILITIES Easy to reach by road, rail or air – with a choice of Chambery (115km), Grenoble (195km), Lyon (202km) or Geneva (148km) to fly in to, the hotel

Chalet Aventure Les Gets, Portes du Soleil


From €95 p/night

which can accommodate double or single beds depending on your

Chalet Aventure has a large lounge

requirements. The rooms are all

and dining area with plenty of seating.

0121 288 6131



Half Board

2 Min


Sleeps 16

From £399 pp


Les Gets Morzine Chamonix La Clusaz Le Grand Bornand Three Valleys Portes du Soleil Val Isère Tignes

Hotel Alliey & Spa Résidence le Pré des ors Serre Chevalier


Discover this French-run hotel that

showcasing an indoor air-jet

atmosphere. Guests are welcome

has been in the familly since 1873.

massage pool, hammam, and an

to discover the wine cave, guided

The Alliey Hotel / Pré des Ors is

outdoor heated swimming pool,

by the owner, Hervé Buisson, a

nestled in the charming mountain

all free of charge. The Alliey Spa

passionate wine connoisseur.

village of Monetier Les Bains, the

offers Decleor massages, facials

highest of several villages making

and body treatments.

ski trails. Besides a stunning alpine

The Hotel Alliey/Pré des Ors offers

valley, it is also a haven of wellness

a choice of 3 stars luxury rooms,

and relaxation steeped in history.

simple family-oriented 2 stars rooms the “La Maison Alliey” a renowned

slopes relax in the Mountain Spa,

restaurant in a casual but elegant


Half Board / Restaurant

Chalet La Ferme

Chalet La Vieille

Luxurious Chalet La Ferme is a traditional early 19th-century Savoyard farmhouse that’s been lovingly restored to provide a comfortable and relaxing base.

This luxury farmhouse chalet has been stylishly modernised, with great attention to detail, whilst retaining its alpine charm. Geared for comfort and cosiness it’s even got a Hammam!

Throughout, Indoor/Outdoor Heated

After a long day on the sunny

Large catered Chalet ideal for a group or two families, located next to the Pistes. The outside hot tub surrounded by snow is a great way to relax at the end of each day.

Within 300m Of The Slopes, TV, Wi-Fi Swimming Pools, Spa, Hammam, Massages & Facials, French Cuisine Restaurant, Wine

or self-catering apartments. Dine at


Chalet Aventure


up Serre Chevalier and its 250km of

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Chalet Jamoo A traditional farmhouse stylishly furnished and ultra cosy, located in a quiet spot with stunning panoramic views across the valley, ensuring the kind of holiday that lets you quickly unwind.

Cave, Friendly & Knowledgeable Staff


3 Min

From €99 pp p/night



SWITZERLAND Switzerland is where winter

Zermatt and Saas-Fee

highest at 3899m, and the option to

Grindelwald has more than 860 years

development, despite also being

sports holidays were invented

Some say there are plans one day

ski over to Cervinia in Italy.

of history. The first person to ski here

famous in the history of winter sports

nearly 150 years ago. It remains

to create a ski lift-link between Valais

was Englishman Gerald Fox, who put

since the very start of downhill skiing.

the destination of choice for

neighbours, Saas-Fee and Zermatt.


his skis on in his hotel bedroom in

As well as the revolving restaurant

many, with its reputation for

With both being so high and snow-

One of the world’s most scenically

1881 and walked out through the bar

used in the James Bond film On Her

excellent service, stunning

sure they offer near year-round skiing

spectacular areas, the Jungfrau

to the slopes wearing them; the great

Majesty’s Secret Service, the first

mountain scenery, classic resorts,

with a shared summer ski pass. Both

is home to some of the world’s

and the good from around the world

Alpine Ski World Championships were

high, snow-sure ski slopes, and

are car-free and spectacularly beautiful

original ski resorts, as well as

then followed and they’re still arriving.

staged here in 1931. The first Inferno

some of the world’s biggest

surrounded by stunning scenery.

the most jaw-dropping views of

lift-served descents. A sizeable

race, the world’s longest downhill

the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau

Mürren, with which it shares a lift

race, had happened just before and is

chunk of the world’s best-known

Zermatt has the bigger area and

itself; first climbed just over two

pass, is a charming little village,

still staged annually, attracting around

resorts are here.

slightly higher lifts, including Europe’s

centuries ago.

which has managed to escape over-

1500 skiers. This descends to...

Highest Peak Dom (4545m)

Highest Lift Zermatt (3899m)

Biggest Linked Ski Area 4 Vallées (412km)

Winter Olympics St Moritz (1928, 1948)

Currency Swiss Franc (CHF)

Spectacular scenery. Great service. Big verticals served by Europe’s highest lifts. High quality product. Efficient transport links.






... Lauterbrunnen in the valley

architecture and an action-packed

ski season that lasts from October to

The Hotel Firefly is the first address

20 km) you will find a paradise for

below, ideally located between

nightlife. It shares the 4 Vallées pass

June, thanks to the ice flyer chairlift

in Zermatt for travellers who expect

winter sport activities.

Mürren and Wengen, with

with neighbouring Nendaz, giving

across its glacier.

luxury and lifestyle at the highest

Grindelwald and the city of

access to Switzerland’s largest area

Interlaken all included on the pass.

with 400km of runs. Nendaz has

Adelboden is a picturesque

a reputation as the more family-

traditional Swiss resort with a

Les 4 Vallées

friendly and affordable option of the

global reputation, and an unusually

Verbier is one of the world’s greatest

two, with some of the opinion that it

large modern ski area, while

ski resorts, and is ranked by many

has faster access each morning to

Grimentz is a largely untouched

experienced skiers in their top five,

the slopes.

village, which meets virtually

even number one. The resort has

KEY FACILITIES Bar With Billiard Room, iPod Stations, Free Wi-Fi, Massage Service, Swimming Pool,

level. It is situated in the middle

Individual, spacious and luxury

of breathtaking scenery in front of

furnished suites signify the Hotel

the mountain and glacier area of

Firefly. All suites are equipped

Zermatt, only 3 minutes away from

with high quality kitchen units and

the Klein-Matterhorn cable-car

granite bathrooms. You can find

and from the centre of Zermatt.

open fireplaces in most of the suites.

Considered one of the most

Rooms range from between 30m2

attractive ski areas with over 300

and 250m2 – ideal for families,

every conceivable criteria for

km of prepared ski pistes in the

couples and little groups.

winter (and even in the summer over

a huge ski area with a vast vertical

More Classics

an “ideal ski resort” (scenery,

topped by a glacier; and although

Engelberg stands alone in central

ambience, facilities, ski area size,

most of the development is actually

Switzerland, with high-altitude skiing

extensiveness and variety of

post-war it retains an authentic

on the Titlis mountain accessed by

terrain), along with high-altitude

Swiss village feel, with chalet-style

its famous rotating cable car; it has a

skiing reached by gondola.

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Zermatt Premium Apartments Zermatt Zermatt Premium Apartments

chalets. Furthermore we offer other

offers you a choice of exclusive

exclusive services.

holiday apartments and chalets



The Hotel Eiger is owned and

Offering bright and cosy rooms

across the valley. In the popular

Wellness & Spa Facilities, Central But Quiet,

managed by the fourth generation

and suites, individually designed

Eiger Stuebli restaurant, locals and

of the Staehli family, and is well

and furnished with wood in an

guests meet to enjoy a meat or

located opposite the Bergbahn

Alpine style, Hotel Eiger offers an

cheese fondue and the nights can

Lauterbrunnen-Mürren train station

exclusive Swiss mountain holiday

last forever in the Taechi Bar.

at 1650m making for a ‘snow-sure’

in car-free Muerren.

Locations Close To Ski Lifts, Emergency

for a perfect stay in the top

The Zermatt Premium Apartments

resort of Zermatt.

team wil be pleased to welcome

Hotel Eiger MUErren Jungfrau Region

Number, Free Wi-Fi, Discounted Ski And Board Rental, Newly Built In The Last 4 Years

you as our guests in Zermatt. Whether you are looking for a

ski holiday. Only 5 minutes from the

traditional luxury chalet with


an indoor swimming pool, or a

nearest ski lift, and some slopes

Relax in the indoor swimming

modern mountain lodge with a

ending literally in the locker room,

pool with Jacuzzi and sauna after

wellness and relaxation area – you

you couldn’t ask for a better location.

a day in powder snow, and enjoy

will be thrilled by our houses and

+41 (0)279681917



Ski In/Out, Family Suites, Restaurant & Bar, Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Solarium, Cable TV With BBC, Free Internet

the sunset on the mountain range

Self Catering


5 Min

From CHF220 p/day

+41 (0)33 856 5454



B&B / Half Board


5 Min

From €170 p/night



Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof Grindelwald This unique hotel is centrally yet peacefully located with breathtaking views of the Eiger, with easy access to the main ski slopes on the free ski shuttle. Up to 220 guests are catered for in total across 48 cosy rooms in the Romantik Hotel, and more than 20 luxurious suites and eight chalets in the Swiss Alp Resort. There are three restaurants, a lobby with fireplace and hotel

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bar, as well as a brand new, complementary spa for the perfect energy boost at the end of the day. Here you will find a heated indoor pool with views of the Eiger, Kneipp-basin and climate shower, steam bath, Finnish sauna, biosauna and a large choice of massages.


Jungfrau region, half board, spa and wellness inclusive. There are also whole chalet rental discounts for ski groups or families. KEY FACILITIES Swimming Pool & Spa, Sauna & Steam Bath,

B&B / Half Board / À La Carte / Catering


5 Min

Our chalets are beautiful, luxurious Swiss ski chalets that form part of the Romantik Hotel Schweizerhof, Swiss Alp Resort & Spa, offering flexible board and accommodation with all the benefits of a superb spa hotel.

Glacier Grotto, Three Restaurants, Ski Store,

Perfectly situated looking up at the Eiger in Grindelwald, right in the middle of an exceptional ski area, these are truly superb Swiss ski chalets offering all the benefits of being attached to the hotel, such

Free Wi-Fi

The Schweizerhof offers a large variety of packages including ski passes for the Grindelwald and

Chalet Mittellegi, OSTEGG And Rotstöcki Grindelwald

From €195 p/night

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as the restaurant, the health spa and its pool and sauna, but with the independence of a chalet.


KEY FACILITIES Swimming Pool & Spa Sauna & Steam Bath, Glacier Grotto, Three Restaurants, Ski Store, Free Wi-Fi

The accommodation is luxurious, with beautiful decor and tasteful furnishings, the bathrooms are Italian marble and huge balconies offer superb views. Each chalet includes four luxurious suites over four floors, which can be rented separately or as a whole, sleeping from 2 to 20 people.

B&B / Half Board / À La Carte / Catering


5 Min

From €375 p/night





Hotel Bodmi, Restaurant BellaVista Jungfrau Region  Superior

The Mirabeau is one of the

high-touch Alpine design, where

If a true pampering session is the

The 3 Superior Hotel Bodmi

constitutes one of Grindelwald‘s

cheese on the extensive breakfast

premier addresses in Zermatt and

traditional meets modern. Beautiful

order of the day, relax in the spa,

is perfectly situated above

natural outdoor stages, forming

buffet. Whilst savouring local

Grindelwald village centre, offering

part of the unique landscape show.

delicacies at the breakfast buffet,

boasts a quiet, central location

fur and sumptuous linens combine

where a wide range of restorative

with breathtaking views of the

with wood to provide calm comfort.

Alpine products and treatments are available.

Matterhorn. With a full-treatment Alpine spa and an award-winning

You can choose between the

gourmet restaurant, this is Alpine

gourmet restaurant or the more

design at its best.

casual Josef’s Wine Lounge to

KEY FACILITIES Swimming Pool and Whirlpool, Fitness Room, Private Spa, Free Wi-Fi, Josef’s Wine Lounge, Gourmet Restaurant “Le Corbeau d’Or”

experience culinary highlights day after day.

The Mirabeau offers a sophisticated yet luxurious atmosphere, high-end,

+41 (0)27 966 2660



B&B / Half Board

2 Min


From €474-double p/night

some of the finest views. The

you can watch those climbing the

hotel’s focus is personal service

The hotel’s wellness oasis offers

Eiger through a telescope. Then in

for its guests in order to provide

an unusual additional view –

the evening unforgettable sunsets

a tailor-made holiday experience.

housed in the goat stable, the

create a phenomena called “the

The chalet-style hotel has 20

goats themselves can be viewed

glowing of the Alps.”

rooms and 3 apartments, along

through glass whilst you relax and

with a rustic restaurant where your

rejuvenate. These four-legged

palate will be spoilt with typical

performers are also responsible for

Swiss dishes. The large sun terrace

the key ingredient of the homemade

+41 (0)33 853 1220



Full Board

KEY FACILITIES Multiple Winter Sports Spa, Wellness Oasis, Mountain Biking, Climbing


1 Min

From CHF260



Hotel Schützen Lauterbrunnen The Hotel Schützen is located in the “Valley of Waterfalls” – in Lauterbrunnen in the Bernese Oberland. A very friendly 3 hotel with simply spectacular views of the Bernese Alps, this hotel is just a 5 minute walk from Lauterbrunnen railway station. The hotel’s central location makes it really easy to explore the superb

Service was filmed.

Feel like a true film star dining


B&B / Half & Full Board / Self Catering

5 Min

specialities like cheese fondue, raclette, meat fondue or fire stones.

and are simply furnished, with compact shower and all the

surroundings, waterfalls,

zone reached only by train, offering

usual facilities. The attic rooms

glaciers and unrivalled Alpine

the purest fresh air to ski in.

with bunk beds are excellent

Overlooking the nursery slopes

for young people or children,

and also close to the train and

and they can use the bathroom

cable car station, ski rental shops,

facilities on the floor below.

delivers on every level.


Rooms have two to four beds

of Wengen, a beautiful car-free

KEY FACILITIES Other Facilities, Train Station Luggage Pick-Up (By Arrangement)

restaurants and bars, the Hotel

Spectactular Views, Ski In, Free Wi-Fi

The Chalet Hotel Bernerhof is conveniently located in the heart

movie On Her Majesty’s Secret



With breathtaking natural

views – the Hotel Schützen

Gloria, where the James Bond

This is a classic Swiss chalet-style


building, originally built in 1671, offering a combination of old traditions working perfectly with modern-day trends. Beautifully comfortable rooms with stunning views and a gorgeous relaxed atmosphere really do give you that holiday feeling very quickly.

in the revolving restaurant Piz

surroundings by bus, train or car.

+41 (0)33 855 3025



From CHF35 pp p/night

Bernerhof offers everything on the

The hotel has a cosy and rustic

doorstep making your holiday easy

dining room and an à la carte

and relaxing.

restaurant well known for its

+41 (0)33 855 2721



B&B / Half Board


2 Min

From CHF90 p/night



Hotel Restaurant Bristol Saas-Fee


Hotel Jungfrau Mürren


Hotel Bristol is perfectly situated

ski lifts and 2 minutes to the cable

comfortable rooms, Hotel Bristol

The Hotel Jungfrau is perfectly

This friendly hotel is one of the

Jungfrau massif from your balcony,

in the beautiful Saas-Fee, an

cars, this hotel is a skiers delight,

delivers all day long.

situated in the centre of car-free

oldest in Mürren, looking onto the

or marvel at the skiers on the slopes

idyllic valley village surrounded

with no time wasted getting on to

Mürren. Leave your car and your

slope which held the world’s first

from one of the 29 comfortable

by a majestic ski area of no less

the slopes. The comfortable well

worries in the valley, when you take

slalom in 1922. Swiss-Scottish

rooms and three apartments.

than thirteen 4000m peaks, giving

renovated rooms, all south facing,

rise to its nickname “The Pearl of

boast magnificent views.

the cable car up to 1676m above

management provides a warm

sea level.

welcome. Facilities include a sunny

terrace with the après-ski Gondel-

A true ski in/out hotel, next to the ski

Bar, a restaurant with delicious

KEY FACILITIES Right On The Slopes, Ski In/Out, Views Of Glacier, Flat Screen TV, Free Wi-Fi, 20%

the Alps.”

Ski Shop Discount, Restaurant Terrace,

The hotel has a friendly easy-going

Local Transfer Taxi, En-Suite To All Rooms,

Perfectly situated opposite the Ski

atmosphere and is well known

Budda’s Bar

and Snowboard meeting point,

for its superb cuisine and a wine

school with direct access to the ski

creative food and a comfortable

the ice hockey and curling rink,

list to compliment. If you want

slopes and guaranteed snow.

lounge with open fireplace. Enjoy

and literally just 1 minute to the

superb location, great food and

the breathtaking view to the

+41 (0)27 958 1212



B&B / Half Board


Ski In/Out

From CHF88 p/night

+41 (0)33 856 6464



View To Eiger Mönch & Jungfrau, Ski In/Out, Aprés-Ski Gondel Bar, Lounge With Open Fire, Creative Kitchen, Swiss Specialities, Friendly

B&B / Half Board


Service, Pool & Jacuzzi


2 Min

From CHF110 p/day



Chalet Altesse Zermatt





Constructed according to Minergie

two bathrooms. All are furnished in a

ski room with convenient ski boot

Love the mountains, powder

piste skiing, it’s a joy to return to

the comfortable restaurant and bar

Standards (a sustainable geothermal

modern style with designer furniture

heaters. With these facilities, as

snow, superb food and stylish

your hotel room and relax.

are both attentive and courteous.

energy system), including a

and modern art.

well as unobstructed views of the

accommodation? Then you’ll feel

ventilation system which insures

Matterhorn, you will be guaranteed a

a supply of fresh air at all times,

The kitchen is well equipped with

nowhere will you feel better than in

dishwasher, oven, microwave and

Chalet Altesse.

Nespresso coffee machine. The large living area with fireplace, large dining

The first and second floor apartments have three bedrooms

perfect stay.

right at home at the Hotel-Restaurant

to the Hotel-Restaurant Alpenclub

Alpenclub in Engelberg.

Engelberg is noted for the beauty

– your Alpine getaway.

of its natural environment and the variety of its sporting & cultural life.

The Alpenclub is an authentic


slice of Engelberg tourism and

table for up to eight guests and open

Views Of The Matterhorn, Ski In/Out,

kitchen offers a lot of space.

Very Spacious & Modern Apartments,

gastronomic history. Like the

Wellness Area, Midweek Clean, Fireplace,

rustic-style hotel attached to it, the

each with an ensuite bathroom. The

Quiet & Relaxing Location

For a taste of true relaxation, come The uniquely engaging village of

Benefiting from up-to-the-minute

À La Carte Restaurants

amenities and a truly Alpine

Typical Swiss Hotel, Charming Alpine Rooms Personal Ambience, Mountain Inn Atmosphere

ambience, the Alpenclub in

Central Location, Free Wi-Fi

ground floor and top floor flats both

There is also a sauna and steam

restaurant is open all year round.

Engelberg is a haven of cosiness

feature three double bedrooms and

bath in the basement, as well as a

After a day of breathtaking off-

and warmth. The service staff in

+41 (0)78 666 2383



Self Catered / Catering Option

Ski In/Out


From CHF5250 p/week

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From CHF220 p/night



THE OMNIA | Zermatt There’s an immediate WOW

you are going and just enjoy life.

factor at the Omnia Mountain



There are 30 rooms, including

The Omnia’s lobby has a library and

ingredients. His food is served to

two treatment rooms, a relaxation

12 suites all equipped with the

fireplace, restaurant, bar, boardroom,

you by staff who are both efficient

room and an outdoor Jacuzzi with,

Lodge which perches on a cliff

To help you do just that

latest technology. There is no

cavern and two sun decks high

and understated, giving you the

once again, wonderful views.

in the centre of Zermatt. Passing

The Omnia builds on its

room design conformity here,

above the roofs of Zermatt.

space to enjoy. After dinner relax

through a tunnel, you’ll come

great location with exquisite

in fact the opposite is the case,

to an elevator rising up through

interior design, based on a

with each room varying in layout

The Omnia’s intimate restaurant is

enjoy an espresso and grappa, or

the rock and bringing you to the

contemporary interpretation of

and décor and none with a room

a place you’ll want to spend the

whatever else you desire.

lobby at 1649m above sea level.

the classic American mountain

number. In addition, most rooms

night in, with residents and their

Here you have effectively passed

lodge, fine cuisine, a wonderful

and suites have a balcony with

guests equally welcome. Executive

The wellness centre features

through a portal into another

wellness centre and seamless

breathtaking panoramic views

Patrick Weber creates modern,

an indoor/outdoor pool, Finnish

world, one where you can forget

service, to create a harmonious

of the Matterhorn and other

uncomplicated cuisine providing

sauna, Turkish bath, caldarium,

time, where you are from, where

guest experience.

surrounding mountains.

authentic flavours using seasonal

flower steam room, hi-tech gym,


The Omnia



+41 (0)27 966 7171

Breakfast Included

on the sofa by the fireplace to

10 Min

KEY FACILITIES Swimming Pool & Spa, Library With Fireplace, Restaurant With Fireplace, Bar & Sun Terrace, Cavern Club, Cinema, Boardroom, Free Wi-Fi


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THERE ARE MORE PEAKS WITH NEILSON SKI Inviting catered chalets in picturesque locations. Delicious breakfasts and 3-course evening meals designed by award winning chef, Chris Coubrough. Wines to complement your meal selected by a Master of Wines. These are just some of the peaks you can enjoy in your Neilson ski day.



Located 3 minutes from the

The hotel has two experienced

the individualism of a hotel holiday,

centre of the resort and the ski

British hosts, resident during some

or have a regular hotel type holiday.

lifts, the Hotel Waldhaus-Huldi

weeks in the ski season, who can

consists of two comfortably linked

be at your service to accompany

Whichever they choose they can

buildings. The Huldi is the main

and advise on activities ranging

make use of hotel facilities including

wing, while the Waldhaus offers

from finding the best of Adelboden’s

“Jungbrunnen” with sauna, and

rooms ranging from standard

skiing, to snow-shoeing, sledging,

Alpine herbal steam bath.

right up luxury level. The hotel is

curling or other activities.

still run by the third and fourth


generations of the Huldi family

Guests can choose to opt in to a

who established it as a pension

“club” style atmosphere, combining

nearly a century ago.

the best of a chalet type holiday with

+41 (0)33 673 85 00


Great Location, Five Course Dinner (HB), Freshly Baked Bread At Breakfast, Vegetarian Meals, Spa Services, Games Room

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Hotel Mont Gelé Verbier, Valais

Hotel Victoria-Lauberhorn Wengen, Jungfrau region


The Hotel Mont Gelé is in one of

and ensure your stay is as enjoyable

enjoy sumptuous canapés freshly

Hotel Victoria-Lauberhorn nestles

33°C saltwater spa with Jacuzzi

Verbier’s most enviable locations;

as possible. There is a delicious

prepared each evening.

in car-free Wengen, on a sunny,

recliners, underwater massage

situated on the side piste and just

breakfast served each morning

sheltered terrace in the Jungfrau

jets, whitewater, massage and

a 4 minute walk from the centre of

which includes cereals, fresh fruit,

region: the perfect holiday base.

neck showers, steam bath

Spa Treatments, Spectacular View

Verbier. Sleeping 30 in 15 twin or

croissants and the option of a full

The hotel enjoys a central location

and sauna. Then relax in the

Free WLAN, Car-Free Village,

double bedrooms guests can take

English breakfast. After a hard day

Piste Side Location, 4 Minutes Walk To Town

just a few steps away from

quiet room, marvelling at the

the whole hotel exclusively or book

on the slopes there is freshly baked

Centre, South-Facing Balconies,

Wengen railway station and the

breathtaking views of the Bernese

individual rooms.

afternoon tea and the chance to

Oberland mountains.

There is an extremely warm and


Free Wi-Fi, Complimentary Children’s Tea & Babysitting In School Holidays, Bar, Ski &

aerial cableway leading to the

relax in the hotel sauna or choose a

Boot Room, iPod Docking Stations,

skiing area.

film from the DVD library.

DVD Library

After an action-packed day in

in the Restaurant Lobhörner or

and the wonderful team of Ski

In the evening guests are invited

the snow, relax in the comfort

in our Pasta & More à la carte

Verbier staff will get to know you

to have a drink in the cosy bar and

of the wellness zone with its




B&B / Afternoon Tea


1 Min

Near Cableways, Restaurant, Bar, 33°C Saltwater Spa, Exercise Room,

Cental Location

Half-board guests can enjoy dining

friendly atmosphere in the hotel,

+44 (0)207 401 1101


From £180 p/night

+41 (0)33 856 29 29|


B&B / Half Board


2 Min

From CHF138 pp p/night



Hotel Waldesruh | Saas- Fee


The family run 3 Hotel Waldesruh

facilities, a sun terrace, the après-

earlier (beginning of November)

free in parents room and children

(25 rooms with 10 family rooms)

ski hot spot of Saas-Fee, the

but lasts longer through to mid-

up to 9 years can sk for free). In

is the ideal spot for your ski in/

“Snow Point” bar (located directly

Apri. Due to its location, snow

winter 2012–2013 all readers of

out holidays. Located opposite

in front of the hotel), as well as the

is guaranteed and you can even

the Ultimate Ski Accommodation

the beginners park and only 1

children entertainment program of

enjoy summer skiing!

Guide can benefit from a 7=

Mountains, Free of Charge Kids Club

minute from the cable car, this

the sister hotel Alphubel, make for

6 special during the following

GoSulino in Sister Hotel

Swiss-certified hotel offers you

an unforgettable winter holiday.

a cosy and warm atmosphere

With the 2012 Saas-Fee Passport

periods 5 January–1 February

all guests can benefit from a 10%

2013 and 13 March–21 April

with a unique view of the glacier

Saas-Fee is the only village in

reduction on all ski lift tickets (from

2013. Direct booking is required

mountain paradise of Saas-Fee

Switzerland directly facing glaciers.

three overnights on) as well as

by mentioning the code “Ultimate

surrounded by 13 peaks of more

Situated at 1800m above sea level,

reductions on numerous leisure

Accommodation” and will depend

than 4000m. Wellness and spa

the winter season starts not only

activities (children up to 6 years are

on availability.


Hotel Waldesruh



+41 (0)27 958 64 64

Half Board

KEY FACILITIES Free Wi-Fi, Free Transfer to Parking/Bus Terminal, Sun Terrace, Après Ski Hot Spot “Snowpoint bar”, Panoramic View to Glacier

1 Min


From €88 pp p/night




The Gstaad Palace Gstaad


With ever more luxurious hotel

The 240m² rooftop penthouse

rooms, a private spa suite,

options around the world, there is an

suite, accessed by private elevator,

saunas, steam bath, indoor and

intense battle to be the best, but the

is extra special. With a huge

outdoor pools with Jacuzzi, a

Gstaad Palace may be the winner.

terrace, complete with Jacuzzi and

state-of-the-art gym, a Pilates

sauna in the tower with superb

studio, and a unique hammam

Built in 1913, and very discreetly

views, there are three en-suite

experience with seven rooms.

welcoming the world’s great and

bedrooms, hall, kitchenette, dining

good for the near-century since,

and living room with cosy fireplace.


the Gstaad Palace is set in a

World-Class Dining, Large Spa, Luxurious

prominent location above the

All Gstaad Palace guests can

famous resort. Its 300 staff attend

enjoy world-class dining, as well

to the whims of the guests of its

as pampering in the large spa

104 rooms and suites.

which includes eight treatment

+41 (0)33 748 5000



Half Board / Full Board

Suites, Greengo Nightclub, Children’s Program Massage Treatments.


5 Min

Call for prices

Lenkerhof Lenk, Simmental The unspoilt spa resort of Lenk is a little known gem that has been welcoming skiers in the know since the early 1930s. Today the slopes are connected by lifts to those of neighbouring Adelboden, creating a large 185km ski area. The Lenkerhof gourmet spa resort is the only 5 hotel in the village and it’s something very special, graded 5 Superior in fact, one of the most modern, most unconventional luxury hotels in Europe.

+41 (0)33 736 3636




The Lenkerhof’s three restaurants include the Gault Millau 17-point graded Spettacolo where every meal is a spectacular experience. Everyday there are 15 dishes to choose from. Alternatively Oh de vie restaurant celebrates exquisite Mediterranean cuisine, or for traditional Swiss food go to the Bühlberg restaurant on top of the mountain.


time to rest, relax and regenerate. The hotel’s 7 Sources spa reflects and enhances Lenk’s spa history, with indoor sports pool, outdoor sulphur pool, seven saunas and much, much more.

KEY FACILITIES Spectacular Spa, Exceptional Cuisine, Daily Wine Tasting, Choice Of Restaurants, Free Soft Drinks, Free Wi-Fi

There’s everything here to allow you

Half Board / Full Board


3 Min

Contact for prices



Unique Hotel Post Zermatt





The innovative and trendy Unique

stone walls, baulks and wooden

– are frequented and enjoyed by

With stunning mountain views of

To soak away your aches

local seasonal ingredients. Later

Hotel Post in the heart of Zermatt

elements have been refurbished

guests and locals. Immerse yourself

the Swiss Alps in every direction,

and pains after a hard day on

on you can chill with your favourite

is committed to quality, variety and

with great care, and together with

in a totally new hotel experience:

The Cambrian offers the kind

the slopes The Cambrian’s

tipple in Scott’s Bar.

straightforward modern design

sophisticated, yet homely, mountain

of location that desk huggers

award-winning Just Pure Spa

create a fresh mountain harmony

lodge style with an international

the world over spend their days

incorporates heated indoor and

without being kitsch.

touch – be enchanted!

dreaming about. Located in the

outdoor swimming pools, a well

leading resort of Adelboden in

equipped gym, tranquil treatment

In/Outdoor Pool, Free Spa Facilities,

the Bernese Oberland, the hotel

rooms, a Finnish sauna with

Childcare, Ski Instructors Organised,

provides authentic local colour,

steam bath and rain shower, and a

cosmopolitan comfort and

sleeping area. In the restaurant the

inspiring cuisine backed up by

hotel serves “new alpine cuisine” –

superb service.

a fresh interpretation of mountain

relaxed lifestyle. The high-quality design of the rooms of the 4 hotel are decorated in a cosy and modern

The small and stylish spa is a

mountain lodge style. Particular

facility that caters to guests

attention has been used on creating

relaxation and wellness needs.The

the connection between tradition

various restaurants, bars and clubs

and modernity. Century-old

in the house – each unique in itself

+41 (0)27 967 19 31




Half Board

TV, Free Wi-Fi, Spa Facility, Massages, Three Restaurants, Five Bars & Clubs In-House, Station Transfer, Live Music InHouse (Winter Only)


10 Min


Hotel Pick-Up Service, Ski Storage Room, Free Wi-Fi

classics, making use of the finest

From CHF350 in Winter

+41 (0)33 673 8383



Half Board


5 Min

From CHF290 p/night





Chalet Cole Ridge Grimentz



The charming Hotel Elite, in the

With four single rooms and 15

can also enjoy special price offers

Chalet Cole Ridge is a

contemporary open-plan living

as “Europe’s best-kept secret” and

heart of Saas-Fee, is well situated

double rooms this hotel aims to

on the Saas-Fee cable cars.

magnificent premium chalet

room with double-sided open

an “undiscovered gem”. The village

in a peaceful and attractive area

really spoil its guests, fulfilling

located in a stunning position

fireplace and massive windows;

itself has tiny cobbled streets and

with a wonderful view of the

their every wish and providing real

Recommended by TripAdvisor.

directly on the piste and

a gallery area above floods light

the ski area covers over 220km

mountains, only a 5–8 minutes

personal service.

com, Hotel Elite provides excellent

overlooking the historic village of

across the entire chalet. There is

across five resorts, with the vast

meals including fondue chinoise

Grimentz in the Val d’Anniviers.

an indoor sauna on the lower floor,

majority of the skiing being above

four double/twin bedrooms, as well

2100m, snow-sure for sure!

walk to the cable cars for skiing, walking or just relaxing.

As one of the most child-friendly

and raclette.

hotels in Saas-Fee, Hotel Elite

Sleeping up to 10 people, and with

as chalet hosts and food that rivals

Here you are greeted with a warm,

doesn’t just talk about family

a south-facing sunken Jacuzzi

the very best.

friendly, homely and relaxing

friendliness – they live it! Toys,

environment for a perfect and

colouring materials and a variety of

relaxing holiday.

+41 (0)27 958 6060



games provide endless fun. Families


B&B / Half Board

Very Central Location, But Quiet, All Rooms With Balcony & Mountain View, Free Wi-Fi


5 Min


with stunning views overlooking

From CHF630 pp p/week

the mountains, this chalet is

Grimentz has been described by

exceptional. Inside is a large

Where to Ski and Snowboard 2011

+44 (0)151 625 1921





Sauna, Hot Tub, Free WIFI, Ski Hosting Discounted Ski Hire


Sleeps 8-10

From £635 pp p/week




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Hotel Caprice Grindelwald Grindelwald – Jungfrau Region


Chesetta St Moritz

The Caprice Hotel with its cosy

shops are also in close proximity.

In the cellar bar there is a popular

A reviewer for the Financial

home cinema, steam room, sauna

chalet staff have been carefully

alpine charm is situated in a

The rooms are decorated in the

fondue and raclette evening once

News perhaps sums up Chesetta

and gym.

selected from the surrounding area

quiet, sunny position just above

typical Swiss-chalet style, and

a week.

best when he says, “Staying at

the main station of Grindelwald.

have a bath or shower, toilet, TV,

The restaurant offers magnificent

radio, safe, telephone and balcony/

views of the Eiger north face and

terrace with mountain views.


the surrounding mountains and

Cosy Swiss-Style Chalet, Family

glaciers. The tranquil rooms all have

From the restaurant, guests can

balconies and mountain views.

enjoy a five-course dinner for

to ensure in-depth local knowledge,

Chesetta is not like a break in a

But it is the in-house team that really

and that they provide a luxurious and

five-star hotel, it’s like staying

distinguishes Chesetta from the

discreet alternative to the typical St

with wealthy relatives who can’t

rest, doing everything from serving

Moritz holiday.

do enough to make you happy.”

gourmet meals to organising an in-

Athmosphere, Whirlpool & Spa, Sauna & Steam Bath, Free Internet, Free Train Station Transfers, Breathtaking Views, Weekly

CHF20 per person, whilst taking

Sledding & Snowshoeing Excursions

house massage, a yoga instructor, But nonetheless Chesetta does have

mountain guide or babysitter.

a 5 feel, at least. Located just a few

Local Expert Staff, Gourmet Dining, In-House

It is the perfect base for active

in the panoramic views. The rustic

minutes from St Moritz this intimate

One of the newest luxury chalets

nature trips. The ski school office

design and the warming fireplace

seven bedroom property boasts all

in the Alps, Chesetta is run by the

and the main street with its various

give the lobby a cosy atmosphere.

conceivable mod-cons including

owners who grew up locally, and

+41 (0)33 854 3818



Half Board


2 Min

From CHF192

+41 (0)79 538 7996




Massage, Steam Room & Sauna, Home Cinema, Under-Floor Heating, Extra Deep Bath Tubs

Chalet Board

10 Min


Call For Latest Prices



Europäischer Hof Engelberg

Hotel Europe 

The Angels Lodge Engelberg


Arriving at the Europäischer Hof

The hotel dates from 1904, but it

This is truly an oasis of peace

The Angels Lodge is located

the bar, breakfast and wellness

at good value-for-money,

Hotel Europe, is like arriving in

will still excite you today with its

and wellness at the centre of

in the village of Engelberg

areas, along with the addition of

offering guests a charming and

the heart of Engelberg, a holiday

beautiful “Belle Epoque” charm, now

an ultra-modern ski and winter

in central Switzerland at an

a Jacuzzi, massage and sauna

unforgettable experience.

paradise, surrounded by an

combined with 21st century comfort.

sports paradise. What more

altitude of 1000m, surrounded

cabins. There are 20 rooms on

would you desire?

by beautiful and spectacular

three floors, with either wooden or

mountain landscape.

carpet floors.

impressive panorama of mountain peaks. Situated in a quiet yet

In winter, the hotel has a nostalgic

central location, this hotel offers

and classic feel. The magical

stylish Junior Suites, spacious

winter atmosphere combined with

family apartments and lovingly

a centuries old ambience takes

Spa Facilities, Child Care, Internet Cafe,

decorated hotel rooms, totalling

you back to a time when there

160 beds. In the restaurant Belle

was no concern for hundredths of

Epoque you will enjoy superb market-fresh cuisine.

+41 (0)41 639 7575



KEY FACILITIES Outdoor Wellness Terrace With Jacuzzi,


Sauna & Massage Cabin, Bar & Lounge with

Built in 1987, the hotel can now

Being located in the quiet part

Nine Conference Meeting Rooms With

be defined as boutique. After

of the village, only 5 minute walk

Free Parking & Garage, Free Wi-Fi, Flat

Advanced Tech, W-LAN Free Access, Wine Bar

major renovations inside and

from the train and the main cable

Screen TVs

seconds, hot wax and functional

out, we re-opened early in June

car stations; the Lodge provides

thermal clothing.

2011. Terraces have been built for

warm and cosy hospitality,

Half Board


5 Min By Free Bus

From €100 p/night

+41 (0)41 637 2045



Half Board

Fireplace, Two, Three & Four Bed Rooms,


5 Min

From €100



Belle Epoque Hotel Victoria Kandersteg, Bernese Oberland Kandersteg is an ideal family ski resort and cross-country paradise. The idyllic and cosy village is in the heart of the Bernese Oberland and can easily be reached by train or by car. The Hotel Victoria is centrally located and offers a beautiful view of the snow-capped mountains. You will find a cheerful and familiar atmosphere combined with Swiss hotel tradition. The ideal place to relax and enjoy oneself. Various recreational activities are

+41 33 675 8000

45 Min-Hotel Transfer


at your disposal: indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam-shower and a sun terrace. In the restaurant Ritter you will enjoy excellent dining. All rooms are equipped with radio, colour-TV and directdialling telephone.

KEY FACILITIES Beautiful Historic Hotel, Free Transport to Lifts, Own Ski-School, Family Ski-Resort, Kids-Club, Indoor Swimming-Pool, Sauna, Fine Dining, Self-Catering Apartments, Bars

Since 2011 we also rent out 15

B&B / Half Board


totally new and exclusive selfcatering apartments with one, two and three bedrooms. As a member of the Kids Hotel Switzerland we have special amenities for children such as a playground, and a kindergarten with supervisor for children aged 3 and above.

The cross-country ski tracks begin directly behind the hotel and the downhill ski runs can be reached by a few minutes’ walk (hotel bus free of charge).



7 Min

From CHF90pp p/n

Hotel Allalin Saas fee, Valais


The Allalin is a modern 4 hotel

Wi-Fi, sauna and Jacuzzi will ensure

centrally located in the beautiful ski

your perfect holiday experience.

resort of Saas Fee.

The hotel has 30 rooms and is run

KEY FACILITIES Designer Rooms, Restaurant, Bar & Lounge, Jacuzzi & Sauna, Sun Terrace, Mountain Views, Ski Shuttle, Heated Ski Storage

by the fourth generation of the From 2007–2011 most rooms

Room, Free Wi-Fi, Conference Centre

Zurbriggen family.

and suites were refurbished into stylish and lavishly appointed

This mix between charm, style and

guest rooms. Our romantic Swiss

tradition will make your vacation

restaurant Walliserkanne serves

unforgettable. The Zurbriggens

creative and seasonal cuisine. A

would be very pleased to pamper

cosy hotel lobby, great panoramic

you in paradise!

mountain views, complementary

+41(0)27 958 1000



Half Board / À La Carte Service


10 Min

From CHF228





Spannort Hotel & Restaurant Engelberg

The Steinmattli Hotel is located

enjoy breathtaking views of the

lift and T-bar routes and discover

just 100m from the village gondola

Swiss Alps and the surrounding

Adelboden’s interconnected ski

station, which links up with the

mountain peaks.

area with over 185km of groomed

Spannort Hotel and Restaurant offers

pistes. This area is one of the

the very best of Swiss hospitality.

be reached in under 2 hours

popular Silleren gondola (Dorf – OEY – Bergläger – Silleren). This is the

Hotel Steinmattli has 56 recently

biggest and most popular for snow

gondola to the largest ski area in the

renovated rooms as well as a totally

sports in Switzerland.

region around Adelboden.

renovated restaurant bar, lounge and a small wellness area, which includes

Situated in a peaceful, quiet and

sauna, steambath, solarium, fitness

sunny location, close to the centre

and massage room (pay). As a ski area, you can choose from

variety of bars and shops, guests

over 56 different gondola, chair

+41 (0)33 673 3939



Half Board

Make Spannort Hotel your base for a

and scenic hour-long drive from

few leisurely days or allow us to host

Zürich, Spannort Hotel can also

your next business event. We are looking forward welcoming

While ours is a traditional Alpine

accessibility means it’s the perfect

you to Engelberg!

boutique hotel set amongst the

Swiss mountain destination for

majestic Swiss mountains, we aim

a quick getaway. With stunning

to stand out from the crowd with

scenery and a huge variety of

Location, New Restaurant In ‘Alpine-Chic’

stylish design features, personal

activities whatever the season,

Style, Sauna, Steam Bath, Wi-Fi (Pay)

yet highly professional service and

Engelberg is always worth a visit.

Only 100m From The Gondola, Quiet

its bustling main street and great

Located in Engelberg, a short

from Basle and Berne. This easy


of the village of Adelboden with

Experience the spirit of Switzerland!


KEY FACILITIES Wi-Fi, Sauna, À La Carte Restaurant, Satellite TV, Airport Shuttle Bus (on request), Hotel Lounge, Central Location, Ski Storage, Parking

culinary excellence.


1 Min

From CHF105 pp p/night

+41 (0) 41 639 60 20



Half Board / À La Carte Restaurant


5 Min

From CHF135



AUSTRIA Austria is where the type of Alpine

villages rather than artificially-

Kitzbühel is Austria’s most famous

Vienna. There’s excellent skiing for

each winter in early November

downhill skiing we enjoy today

created, seasonal centres.

resort; a lively town with chic

all standards here too, on a huge ski

and closing in May.

overtones, which most skiers

circuit served by one of the world’s

began, just over a century ago, and for many Brits it has been a favourite

Also in Austria’s favour is the

agree has some of Austria’s

best lift systems, a network of high-

The Arlberg region, home to the

destination ever since.

usually short airport transfer, with

best intermediate/expert skiing

speed gondolas.

world-class resorts of Lech and

Picturesque traditional chalet-

most of the country’s major resorts

in the mountains above it –

St Anton, is where it all began.

style villages.

One of the most accessible ski

within a short drive of Salzburg or

now extending for hundreds of

Obergurgl is a small, but well-

Marketed as “the cradle of Alpine

nations, with the most picturesque

Innsbruck. Visitors also find that

kilometres thanks to recently

equipped, traditional and

skiing,” one of the first ski clubs

resorts – strict planning laws

Austrian cuisine is usually healthy,

added lift-linked connections.

picturesque Tyrolean village

in the Alps, the Arlberg Ski Club,

have ensured traditional wooden

wholesome and supplied in copious

– the highest in Austria – with

was established here in 1901.

chalet-style buildings are the norm

quantities, and that lift ticket prices

Saalbach and Hinterglemm together

a long skiing tradition, and an

Especially popular with expert and

across the country’s ski areas,

generally cost a little less than in

make up Austria’s second most

impressive ski season being the

advanced skiers, it quotes 180km

which rise above centuries-old

France or Switzerland.

popular tourist destination after

first non-glacier resort to open

of additional off-piste terrain.

Tree-lined ski slopes. Modern lift networks. Extensive snow-making systems. Big beers in cosy stubls.

Highest Peak Grossglockner (3798m)

Highest Lift Pitztal (3440m)

Biggest Linked Ski Area SkiWelt (279km)

Winter Olympics Innsbruck (1964, 1976)

Currency Euro (€)



VITAL HOTEL & MOUNTAIN RE SIDENCE | Obergurgl The 4 Vitalhotel Mühle, and the

surrounding 3000m-high mountains.

neighbouring 3 Bergresidenz,

a large healthy breakfast, then

The non-smoking Vitalhotel


Three, five and seven day

A free ski shuttle runs every 10

both cold and warm snacks in

Mühle boasts a superb 800m

packages are available all season

minutes to the gondolas and ski

located at a snow-sure 1900m,

“That’s what we live for – that’s

the afternoon, and four to five

spa,with saunas and relaxation

from €355 (3 days pre-season)

school of Hochgurgl and Obergurgl,

offers a hearty “Servus!” (which

Mühle, that’s Obergurgl, that’s

course dinners nightly with weekly

areas, massage therapies, beauty

up to €1299 (7 days main

as well as Obergurgl resort centre,

translates as – “Welcome and

Tyrol!“ say the Family Gstrein, “take

specials of the gala dinner, the

treatments, foot-bath, and free

season) per person, including

just a 2–3 minute trip.

we’re ready to look after you!”)

time out to spoil yourself!“

kitchen party and the Tyrolean

healthy drinks and snacks at the

all nights on three-quarters

buffet – all homemade.

Vital Bar. There is also a separate

gourmet pension, a ski pass

indoor pool and a separate

for the 110km local slopes, ski

from owners the Gstrein family. The hotel offers a range of


You‘ll be completely pampered in

packages, including the option to

Guests staying in the Bergresidenz

clothed sauna area. If you really

equipment to test, a spa voucher

this virtual island, surrounded by

stay in cosy and spacious junior

receive half board, the same

must stay in touch with the rest

and free Wi-Fi. Packages are 4,

snow as far as the eye can see, in

suites and enjoy gourmet three-

excellent service, and access to

of the world there’s free wireless

book at or

perfect silence at the heart of the

quarters board, which includes

most hotel facilities.

throughout the hotel.

send us an inquiry.

Vital Hotel & Mountain Residence




+43 (0)52 566 767

Three Quarters Board

2 Min


From €62–173 pp

KEY FACILITIES Free Wi-Fi Non-Smoking Hotel, Free Ski, Shuttle, Massage Therapies, Spacious Junior Suites, Beauty Treatments, Gourmet Board, Wine and Dine




Hotel Saalbacher Hof Saalbach-Hinterglemm


Pension Penhab Hinterglemm

The Hotel Saalbacher Hof is the

an extensive wine list, as well as a

Of the 90 newly-built deluxe rooms,

The Pension Penhab is one of

cooked three course dinner by

for all your winter or summer

perfect holiday destination in the

spa with an indoor rocky pool and

33 have a balcony, rain shower, walk-

the most traditional buildings

a qualified chef, warm and cosy

needs. Saalbach-Hinterglemm

centre of Saalbach, with guests

waterfall, massage bench, Jacuzzi,

in Saalbach-Hinterglemm, in

aprѐs stubel bar serving fresh

also boasts one of the best ski

probably one of the most up and

homemade Gluhwein.

lift systems in the world, offering

returning year after year from all over the world to enjoy the perfect

in closet, iPod docking station and

three different saunas, solarium and

flat screen TV.

coming ski areas in the world. It is

much more.

combination of traditional values and a modern attitude towards life,

The ski slopes are right in front of

from the history of the house and the

the hotel and you can reach the

valley, to the superb hospitality.

cable cars within 2 minutes – and

KEY FACILITIES Central Location, Newly Refurbished, Hot/Cold

2 Min


seconds from the slopes.

Conservatory Bar, Indoor Pool & Sauna, Aprés-

Service Bar With TV, Near 5Spa Facilities,


accommodation, continental

wealth of bars and shops and,

Tobogganing, Tubing, Night Skiing & Fun Park,

breakfast, a freshly home-

most importantly, great slopes


Recommended by TripAdvisor.

Discount Ski Hire, English Speaking, Self-

from local produce accompanied by

Half Board

and tubing all available until 9.30pm.

with true Austrian charm, a

directly in the cellar!


the night skiing area with the fun park

in the beautiful Glemm valley, just

Hinterglemm is a lively village

Here you will enjoy food prepared

The hotel is just 1 minute away from

English-speaking staff, and based

Offering comfortable

Open Fire In Lobby, Free Wi-Fi In Library


a warm, cosy, friendly hotel with

Breakfast, Five Course Gourmet Dinner

of course the best après-ski is

+43 (0)65 417 111

93% artificial snow coverage.

From €109 pp p/night

+43 (0)66 4458 1309



Free Wi-Fi

B&B / Half Board


1 Min

From €350 for 7 Nights



Ski & Spa Hotel Maiensee Arlberg Ski Area, Tirol


Charming, friendly and incredibly

hotel has a wonderful cosy Alpine

convenient, the 4 Hotel Maiensee

atmosphere with carved wood-

is the perfect choice for hassle-free

panelling and open fires. All 40 rooms

skiing. A chairlift, just a few steps

steam and relaxation rooms.

are spacious, attractively decorated

extensive wine list. After a busy day

Wi-Fi and free use of the overnight

on the slopes relax in the Sonnbichl’s

the lifts and relative quietness,

the world-famous Arlberg region, but

ski and boot depot at the base of

intimate spa area with Finnish sauna,

also just a few minutes from St Anton

the slopes.

infrared cabin and solarium.

bar offers a relaxed and informal

of nearby St Anton, has proved an

the nursery slopes and ski school are

place for après-ski, and the restaurant

attractive combination.

located directly opposite.

serves a high standard of cuisine.

+43 (0)54 462 804


B&B / Half Board / Full Board

Alternatively the local ski area is just

This family hotel has a particularly

a few minutes walk away.

strong reputation for the high


standard of their old farmhouse-

Free Ski Store, Gourmet Food, Quiet,

The Sonnbichl successfully blends

style “Sonnbichl Restorantli”, with

Sunny Location, Choice Of Saunas,

tasteful modern décor and the

its traditional Alpine-tiled stove.

Childrens Playroom, Free WLAN,

traditional wood-lined Tyrolean feel

Here Frau Kometer personally

Personalised & Attentive Service

in its the cosy rooms and fine dining

creates traditional and international

Gym & Spa, Atmospheric, Restaurant

Astrumontis Wellness Spa offering a


on the ski bus which stops outside.


There is also a small games room and

massages, sunbeds, Jacuzzi, sauna,

delicacies, accompanied by an

and hotel guests benefit from free

into the huge Arlberg ski area, while

staff. Built in a traditional style, the

room. There’s also a relaxation area,

location by the village of St Jakob, in

compared with the busier hotels

range of aromatherapy treatments,

The Kometer family-run Hotel Sonnbichl is located in a quiet, sunny

and well-equipped. The oval-shaped

with friendly, relaxed and attentive


Hotel Maiensee’s proximity to

from the hotel door, links you straight

The Maiensee is a family-run hotel


With Contemporary Cuisine, Sun Terrace,


Ski In Ski Out

From €179 pp p/night

+43 (0)54 462 243



Free Wi-Fi, Bus Stop To St Anton Outside, Family Owned & Run

Half Board


5 Min


From €150 p/night



Bike Hotel Conrad Hinterglemm


Hotel Anemone Arlberg

“Best European Resort Development

slope at night, plenty to keep you

Shuttle can provide comfortable

The Hotel Anemone is a modern,

bath and sauna. The choice of

everything else you could need

2009” Where to Ski & Snowboard

entertained for a great ski holiday.

transfers from Salzburg or Munich

bright sophisticated hotel, with a

rooms ranges from comfortable

waiting for you.

The first-class children’s ski

Airport to this hotel and back.

friendly and informal atmosphere

singles to full suites with triple

Spend your holidays in a central

schools make learning very easy

that’s perfectly placed in the world

bed, family-sized and apartments

All of these great facilities are

location and in a comfortable

for children, and the après-ski and

famous resort of Lech, at the heart

are also available.

backed by the first-class, friendly

atmosphere at Bike Hotel Conrad in

nightlife are excellent.

the heart of Saalbach-Hinterglemm.


of the spectacular Arlberg ski area.

service of the dedicated staff at the The Hotel Anemone offers special

Body & Soul Spa, Bar, Massage, Free Wi-Fi

All rooms are en-suite, most have

Along with a first-class restaurant

3- day packages that cover all your

In Saalbach there are about

balcony and all are equipped with

serving Austrian and international

needs for one price. Families with

200km of groomed slopes, 60

safe and free Wi-Fi.

cuisine, there are excellent spa

young children are especially well

gondolas and ski lifts, and snow

Hotel Anemone.


facilities, including an unusual

looked after as the hotel has cots,

Excellent Service, Spa Grotto, Massage

cannons on all main slopes, plus

The nearest airports are Salzburg

subterranean grotto with spa

baby monitors, colouring books,

Treatments, Great Restaurant, Big Choice Of

fun parks, half-pipes and a floodlit

W.A. Mozart and Munich. Holiday

baths, as well as solarium, steam

special menus, a playroom and

+43 (0)65 416 351



Half Board


2 Min

From €94 pp p/night

+43 (0)5583 3539



Half Board

Room Types, Playroom, World Class Resort


Ski In/Out

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Hotel Rosa Canina ST ANTON am ARLBERG



The Hotel Rosa Canina is a friendly,

of other guests to battle over the

can relax in the Rosa Canina’s cosy

family-run hotel located in the

best bits!

lounge with open fire.

beautiful sunny Nasserein. The ski lifts are only 5 minutes walk

The hotel Rosa Canina’s first-class

This intimate hotel has 15 modern,

from the hotel, or just hop on the

service has not gone unnoticed – it

cosy bedrooms, meaning you are

ski bus – the stop is just outside the

has been upgraded to 3 Superior

assured of first-class, personal

hotel door!

status just this year.

treatment from the dedicated staff. You can book the entire hotel for

In the evenings you can choose

weddings or occasions if you like.

from a superb international menu,


which will be, prepared and

Intimate 15-Room Hotel, Great Breakfast,

Every day begins with a lavish

cooked by the hotel chef, who is

Steps From Lifts, Sauna, Open Fire, Recently

breakfast buffet, and without lots

also the son of the owner. Then you

+43 (0)54 462 175



Half Board

Given Higher Grading, Gourmet Dinner


5 Min

From €99–€164 p/night



ITALY Italy has a remarkable range

1930s, after the first resorts had

reputation is set to be opened up

Comprising six villages, lift-linked

this route to create the world’s

of more than 300 ski centres,

been established there more than

slightly (but not too much!) due to

together, Alta Badia is a key

second-largest lift-linked circuit,

providing a rich diversity of

a century ago. Over the years the

investments in new lifts in recent

part of the Sella Ronda circuit in

with an estimated 500km of piste.

experiences, from skiing on Mount

country’s ski areas have played a

seasons, which have created a

the spectacular Dolomites – a

Etna in Sicily, to the Italian side of

major part in world skiing, most

long-planned ski connection to

UNESCO World Natural Heritage

In addition, Alta Badia has a

the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc in

recently staging the last Winter

neighbouring Pinzolo and one

Site – with its towering precipices

reputation beyond its great skiing

the north.

Olympics in Europe in 2006.

of Italy’s biggest ski areas. It is a

of pink rock. There’s doorstep

and stunning scenery too, as a

very pleasant town with excellent

skiing from most of the area, which

mecca for mountain cuisine, with

It also has a long skiing history.

Madonna di Campiglio is one

shopping and après-ski, and the

is a good base for the unique

several Michelin-starred chefs

Resorts such as Cortina

of Italy’s most famous resorts,

slopes above are varied, extensive

Sella Ronda, a 26km circuit of lifts

working in the resort.

d’Ampezzo and Selva in Val

with a surprisingly low number of

and mostly tree-lined.

and pistes around the giant Sella

Gardena were famous in the

foreign visitors. This “very Italian”

Generally the lowest prices of the big four Alpine nations. Good sunshine record, being more southerly in latitude. Deserved reputation for being both friendly and relaxed.

Massif. Ski valleys radiate off from Spectacular scenery of the Alps and Dolomites. Best pizza, pasta, coffee and ice cream in the world.

Highest Peak Monte Bianco (4810m)

Highest Lift Breuil Cervinia (3480m)

Biggest Linked Ski Area Milky Way (400km)

Winter Olympics Cortina (1956), Torinio (2006)

Currency Euro (€)



Hotel Westend Merano, South Tyrol


Hotel Chalet del Sogno Madonna di Campiglio


The attractive 3 Hotel Westend

Tyrolean spa town, with breathtaking

Merano itself offers more than ski

It is now possible to stay in one of

its geothermal energy heating and

fish and meats, along with the famed

in located in Merano, South Tyrol,

views of the surrounding mountains

slopes and classy boutiques. The

the world’s classic ski resorts, in

well-insulated walls.

Surgiva mineral water.

below the Meran 2000 ski area, one

beyond. All of the Hotel Westend’s

Merano Thermal Baths, renovated

a luxurious hotel, and still be kind

of the 15 neighbouring ski centres

bright, airy rooms and suites have

in 2012, have 25 different pools,

to the environment, thanks to the

There are a number of wonderful

complete with pool, gym,

included on the superb Ortler

a balcony, bathroom, safe and

a Finnish sauna, steam bath, and

efforts of Domenico and Miriam

suites including the 48m² “del Sogno”

hammam, biosauna, treatment

Skiarena pass with its 300km of runs.

come equipped with TV showing

offers many body treatments.

Schiavon, owners of the beautiful

King Suite, with wool carpet and larch

rooms and much more.

Hotel Chalet del Sogno in Madonna

wood flooring, and golden-yellow

di Campiglio.

draperies to brighten a room that’s

international programmes. Centrally located, the Hotel Westend is Art Nouveau in style and located

The hotel’s restaurant provides a great

right next to Merano’s splendid

buffet breakfast daily and four course

Passirio promenade, where you can

dinner with salad bar, and offers

immerse yourself in the shops and

a mixture of local specialities and

restaurants of a traditional South

international favourites on its menu.

+39 (0)473 447 654



Central Location, Bright Rooms With Balconies, Four Course Dinners, Spa Resort




further warmed by an antique stove.

International TV, Mediterranean Climate,

Half Board / Full Board


There’s also a wonderful spa

Visit WebSite

Next To The Slopes, Gourmet Food, Greener

Built to bioarchitectural standards,

Ski Holidays, Spa With Pool, Hammam &

using only natural materials,

Gourmet cuisine prepared by expert

despite its ageless appearance,

chefs is the norm too. Enjoy meals

the hotel is eco-certified thanks to

made with local valley Alpine cheese,

+39 (0)465 441 033



Half Board

Biosauna, Bioarchitectural Standards, Family Owned & Run, Geothermal Energy Heating


1 Min

Contact for prices


Wherever You Prefer To Ski...

Park Hotel Faloria Cortina d’Ampezzo


The Park Hotel Faloria is a

The hotel’s large and exclusive

rooms have a warm wood finish,

prestigious 4 hotel in the style

Wellness Centre has a heated

elegant curtains and precious

of a traditional Alpine chalet,

indoor pool, a Jacuzzi area

fabrics, and are well equipped with

located just a few minutes from

and well equipped fitness area,

a balcony or a garden, Sky TV, a

the centre of Cortina d’Ampezzo

while the Alpine-style Mulsanne

minibar and up to three bathrooms!

and the ski lifts. The hotel is in

Restaurant serves up cuisine with a

an exceptional position, within a

fascinating blend of Mediterranean

tranquil area surrounded by the

and local influences.

...We’ve Got The Equipment And Expertise To Get You There!

KEY FACILITIES Madagascar Play Room For Kids, Ski

stunning Dolomite mountains,

Boot Warmers, Sky TV, Shuttle To Slopes,

which are also home to one of the

Alongside its standard rooms, the

world’s biggest and best ski areas

Park Hotel Faloria has more than a

– Dolomiti Superski.

dozen suites in three categories –

Spectacular Dolomites, Huge Ski Area Excellent Food

Bringing you the most comprehensive range of skis and boots in the UK. Custom boot fitting specialists.

comfort, superior and deluxe. The

With almost 50 years of advice and expertise and a reputation that has stood the test of time, our goal is to help you ski better everyday. +39 (0)436 2959



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B&B / Half Board / Full Board


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Rest of the world Canada

offering the biggest lift-served

vibrant resort village. Now fully

the world’s leading ski nations.

resorts, and it also has great snow

that built Whistler. It has the longest

Canada has several hundred

verticals in North America.

green powered, other claims

Although there are more than 100

because of its northerly latitude

ski season in the world of any resort

to fame include the $50m

ski areas, the low-lying fells mean

(many ski areas are within the

without a glacier – usually open

ski areas ranged over five time zones from coast to coast and

The country and, indeed, the

PEAK2PEAK gondola, with the

that verticals are smaller and most

Arctic circle), which means the

for 8 months each year from mid-

indeed beyond. Ontario and

continent’s best known resort is

world’s greatest unsupported

lifts are drags. Cross-country

snow does not thaw and stays light

October to mid-June.

Quebec have hundreds of small

Whistler Blackcomb, the great

span between two gondola towers

skiing is very popular here, as are

and powdery. Finland is known for

ski areas between them, while

success story in world skiing

and the highest point above a

action sports like dog sledding and

some of the best value lift passes

out west in Alberta and British

of recent times. The host of

valley below.

snowmobiling – as well as visiting

in the world.

Columbia some of the world’s

many events at the 2010 Winter

newest ski areas have emerged

Olympics has North America’s


recently, joining some of the

largest ski area and its second

Finland offers a different ski

world’s best, also here, and

biggest vertical, as well as a

holiday experience to most of

Santa and watching the Northern lights – the complete winter holiday.

Top resorts include Ruka, one of the most modern in the country,

Finland does have many fine ski

designed by the same company



holiday whistler accommodations Whistler | Canada

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Chalet Ruka Peak Rukatunturi, Kuusamo | Finland

Holiday Whistler, skiing holidays

They can also take care of every

à la carte, offers an extended

aspect of your holiday once you have

range of chalets, apartments

landed at Vancouver airport, a short

and condos to suit every taste

(2 hour) and spectacular drive from

and budget. Beautiful log homes

Whistler, whether you would like a

just feet from the piste, spacious and luxurious chalets on the golf course, sumptuous apartments

your restaurants, have your groceries

right in the village, expansive

delivered or have a chef cook all of

Chalet/Hotel Ruka Peak offers six

Restaurant Peak serves modern

views of the mountains, private

your meals. At Holiday Whistler we

double rooms and two suites. All

Scandinavian food. The dining

Cellar, Five Conference & Meeting Rooms,

hot tubs on your deck or nestled

believe in service; you will always be

rooms are decorated in a modern

room, wine cellar and top

Large Balcony In Every Room

in the trees, Hotel Whistler has

met by a friendly member of staff at

style and with natural materials. The

terrace with its great vista

them all.

your Whistler home.

colour scheme is individual to each

welcomes one to enjoy.

+1 604 732 7477



Chalet Ruka Peak offers exclusive

room to make them unique. Each

At sauna world you can experience

services at the top of Ruka fell.

room boasts amazing views looking

a cave-smoke sauna, an outdoor

Chalet Ruka Peak is a high

out on the superb scenery of the

Jacuzzi or hot bath with its

Heli-Skiing, Private Hot Tubs, In-Chalet

class boutique hotel/chalet.

northern wilderness. If you are lucky,

breathtaking vista.

Massage, Summer Holidays

We can offer high standard

you may catch the exotic aurora

limo to pick you up or have your own

accommodation for business,

borealis in full view from the large

car. Hotel Whistler staff can book

conference and holiday travellers.



Catered / Self Catered

Wide Selection Of Ski In/Out Properties, Personal & Friendly Service, Flexible Dates,

Outdoor Smoke Sauna Hot Tub & Jacuzzi


2 Min


From CAN$99 pp p/night

+358 8 868 4100



Half Board


Ski In/Out, Free Wi-Fi, Satellite TV, Two Open Bars/Restaurant, Ice Bar, Wine


16 Beds

From €8900



Nancy Greene’s Cahilty Lodge British Columbia


Whether it’s mountain biking, hiking

family suites to spacious three

takes to make your vacations

or skiing on one of Sun Peaks’

bedroom accommodations.

pleasurable – and it helps to

breathtaking mountain trails, Nancy

be surrounded by spectacular

Greene’s Cahilty Lodge has what

All have TV, DVD player, coffee

mountain views, while being only

you need to make your stay in the

maker, kettle, complimentary coffee

steps away from all the delightful

mountains as comfortable and

& tea, alarm clock, full bathroom

ambience of Sun Peaks Village

memorable as possible.

with heated tile floor, hairdryer

with its shops and restaurants.

and daily housekeeping. Kitchens Cahilty Lodge is a family-friendly

are available in most of our lodge

condominium-style hotel with 186

rooms and there is secure storage

newly-renovated rooms ranging

for your sports equipment.

3 Personal Infrared Saunas, Indoor & Outdoor Hot Tubs, Fitness Centre

from cosy traditional lodge

Secure Ski Storage, Wi-Fi, Laundry Facilities

rooms, studio kitchenettes and

+1 800 244 8424




We clearly understand what it

Restaurant On Site

Underground Parking


Ski In Ski Out

From CAN$129 /Double


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