Grab Some Late Snow-tastic Ski Deals
While many of us are aching for the winter weather to clear, dreaming of longer, sunnier days ahead, some of us just can’t get enough of the white stuff. If you’re a winter wonderland fan, check out the best of our late ski holidays to some of the most scenic resorts across Europe. There’s still time to wrap up and hit the slopes before the sun puts its hat on and melts it all away!
It doesn’t matter if you’re an expert skier or if you’re an absolute beginner, don’t worry, there’s somewhere to suit every level. We’ve had a look at some of the top locations for 2018 with all of you in mind; from novice to advanced levels plus the best resorts for families, couples and pocket friendly budget escapes.
Our top European ski destinations for 2018:
• Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
• La Rosiere, France/Italy border
• Courchevel, France
• Laax, Switzerland
• Livigno, Italy
• Mongenevre, France
• Kitzbuhel, Austria
• St Moritz, Switzerland
• Avoriaz, France
• Zermatt, Switzerland
Worldwide ski destinations:
If you have your heart set on somewhere further afield, included in Snow Magazine’s top ten ski resorts in the world for 2018 are Revelstoke, and Whistler, Castle Mountain in Alberta, Niseko in Japan and Telluride in Colorado.
Save £££s on late ski deals
We’re guessing if this little jaunt to the mountains is an extra trip so you won’t want to break the bank, especially as you’ll be starting to think about your big summer holiday by now too. So, here’s some of our travel partners’ best deals to help get you on your way at a decent price.
Lastminute.com have some fabulous last minute offerings that include some simply beautiful resorts such as Arinsal in Andorra, Tignes in France, St Wolfgang in Austria and Borovets in Bulgaria.
They have packages starting from under £600 which includes flights and seven nights’ hotel accommodation for two!
Budget Ski Holidays
You’ve forked out a fortune on your new salopettes and winter garb, so you’ll want to save some cash on your trip. Igluski.com have some terrific prices on late ski holidays.
Prices in Morzine start from just £230pp, staying at Chalet Bonbon.
Or the Hotel Victoria in Borovets, Bulgaria will welcome you with prices from just £269pp.
easyJet ski holidays
Our friends at easyJet are also a good shout for pocket friendly ski packages. Choose from 3,4 and 5 star holidays in the French Alps, Bulgaria and Austria. One that caught our eye is the Madame Vacances – Residence La Fontaine du Roi – a typical Alpine style chalet just 200 meters from the slopes of Saint Jean d’Arves and these family friendly apartments all have private ski storage lockers. The complex features an indoor pool and a sauna – perfect for easing those tired legs and aching muscles after a day on the slopes.
Love on the Slopes – Ski breaks for couples
It doesn’t need to be full on action, you can also spend some cosy, quality time in the mountains with your other half.
Mark Warner Holidays can whisk you both away on a dream trip that combines your shared loved of ski-ing with a bit of romance thrown in too. Ski, snow and snuggles…what’s not to love?
Why not try out this adults only hotel in Val d’Isere? The Chalet Hotel Moris is reserved exclusively for over 18s outside the school holidays.
Spring Ski for Family and Beginners
Say Lapland and most people will think immediately of Christmas and Santa Claus. But with its snowsure slopes and plenty of exciting activities to choose from, Lapland is a fantastic destination for a spring family ski holiday. Set north of the Arctic Circle, the uncrowded pistes in resorts such as Levi or Yllas are perfect for beginner skiers or those looking to improve their technique, and the local ski areas also cater for confident skiers with a range of more challenging runs. With stunning winter wonderland scenery, huskies, reindeer, and a chance to see the Northern Lights, your family will be bound to make memories that last a lifetime.
Check out the Lapland Late Ski Deals with Inghams 7 nights from £299pp.
By the way, Inghams have a great beginners ski set up, where you can book a resort that caters specifically for novices. Most of their resorts offer ‘Learn to Ski’ packages which help newbies learn the do’s and don’ts of the sport.
New for 2018
Inghams also have some rather lovely new resorts and hotels for this year, so don’t miss out. Be first to try out these stunning places and climb up the holiday bragging leader board.
You could be jetting off to the stylish resort of Cortina D’Ampezzo, the ‘Queen of the Dolomites’ this year. With its magnificent scenery and access to the Sella Ronda circuit as well as an abundance of restaurants and boutiques, Cortina has something for everyone.
Stay at the Chalet Hotel Parc Victoria – one of the most iconic hotels in Cortina and a perfect spot for relaxing after an active day on the slopes.
Inghams have a great package deal for 7 nights from £649pp , save £230pp, departing 24th March 2018.
The package includes: direct flights, resort transfers, 7 nights’ accommodation with chalet catering (breakfast, afternoon tea on 6 days, 3-course evening meals with complimentary wine).
Another beauty to experience this year is the brand-new Hotel Hyatt Centric in La Rosière. New for this season, this stylish 4.5* hotel is perfect for anybody looking to combine luxury with superb spa facilities and easy access to the slopes. With a mountain view from all rooms, a choice of four restaurants and bars and an extensive wellness centre, the hotel is a great base for your next ski adventure. Set close to the Italian border, the hotel also offers rare direct access to heli-skiing in the Italian Alps.
Stay at the Hotel Hyatt Centric in La Rosière – 7 nights from £1069pp.
The package includes: direct flights, resort transfers, 7 nights’ accommodation (Half Board).
Where’s the best of the snow?
You’ll want to know where to find the best conditions for your trip too, check out the world snow overview guide from snow-forecast.com.
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Okay, you might not come back with any gold medals but you’ll certainly make memories that you can treasure forever and we reckon you’ll have some fabulous snaps and selfies to show off on your profile too. Don’t forget to tell us all about it when you get back. We love to see where our members go and what they get up to. You could also post some valuable hints and tips for anyone else thinking about a ski break. Happy holidays!