Some argue that springtime is the best time to head to the slopes; with the sun shining and temperatures warmer, it’s a wonderful time to enjoy the stunning mountain scenery while taking part in a spot of late-season skiing.
There are some fantastic resorts that enjoy a longer season due to their high altitude, so we’ve put together some of the best options for a springtime ski holiday with the experts over at Ski Solutions.
Best for a family holiday – Club Med Alpe d’Huez, France
For those looking to spend some long-awaited quality time abroad with family, look no further than Club Med Alpe d’Huez with Ski Solutions for a ski holiday this spring.
Alpe d’Huez benefits from a high altitude making it the ideal place to enjoy a spring ski holiday. Complete with ski-in ski-out access, swimming pools, close proximity to green slopes and its own kids club, Club Med really is kitted out with everything guests could possibly need for an enjoyable and relaxing ski holiday away with the whole family.
Designed with families in mind, there are great options for childcare on offer for children aged from four months to 17 years old giving everyone the flexibility to ski as much or as little as they like. What’s more, ski and snowboard lessons are included in the price. Club Med’s all-inclusive, stress-free set up means guests can walk through the doors of the hotel and enjoy a relaxing holiday knowing every detail of their holiday is taken care of.
How: Ski Solutions offers a seven-night stay at Club Med Alpe d’Huez on an all-inclusive basis from £1,647pp*, including flights, transfers, accommodation, ski pass, lessons, food and drink.
Best for a luxury hotel break – Hotel Elizabeth Ischgl, Austria
Hotel Elizabeth Ischgl is the perfect place to stay in order to experience the excellent spring skiing in the high altitude resort of Ischgl. Guests can enjoy a visit to the resort knowing that they have state-of-the-art spa facilities, a cocktail bar and penthouse pool to come back to after a day out carving down the slopes.
This ski-in ski-out hotel offers incredible views over the resort and the interiors of the hotel are finished to the highest standards, with smart lounges, sleek bedrooms and walls decorated with art by 120 Austrian contemporary artists.
How: Ski Solutions offers a seven-night stay at Hotel Elizabeth from £2,455pp*, including accommodation, flights and transfers. Price based on two people sharing.
Best for a wellness break – Hotel Schweizerhof, Saas Fee, Switzerland
Hotel Schweizerhof in the Swiss resort of Saas Fee, is a tranquil haven for guests to escape to during a ski holiday this springtime. The resort is nicknamed ‘The Pearl of the Alps’ and boasts skiing on slopes up to 3,500m high, making it ideal for a spot of late-season skiing.
The hotel’s strong emphasis on its spa and wellness offering means it’s an ideal location for guests to unwind, relax and boost their health whilst enjoying all that the mountainside has to offer, well into the spring months.
The hotel’s food offering has a strong wellness focus throughout the menu, but fear not, those still looking to let their hair down on holiday won’t be disappointed by the hotel’s very own Hofbar, with a glass roof and its own VINarium, which offers weekly wine tasting.
How: Ski Solutions offers a seven-night stay at Hotel Schweizerhof on a half-board basis from £1,349pp* , including accommodation, flights and transfers. Price based on two people sharing.
Best for a blow-out trip – The Little Nell Hotel, Aspen Snowmass, USA
For guests who are looking to travel a little further afield for their ski trip this spring, The Little Nell Hotel, Aspen, provides a fabulous location for a bucket-list style blow out trip to the slopes. The luxurious hotel is a beautiful five-star property, which is located next to the piste, offering the convenience of being a ski-in ski-out property taking you straight out to the Aspen mountainside.
The Little Nell is made up of 92 unique guest rooms including 11 suites and three signature suites. Each room in the hotel is designed to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible with its warm atmosphere and in-room amenities including TVs and balconies.
The hotel also has a number of spa facilities for guests to take advantage of while in the mountains. Guests can soak in one of the hot tubs or dip in the outdoor pool to soothe tired muscles after an enjoyable day carving down the slopes.
How: Ski Solutions offers a seven-night stay at The Little Nell Hotel on a room only basis from £2,770pp* , including accommodation, flights and transfers. Price based on two people sharing.
* Prices are subject to change. Please contact Ski Solutions for a quote.