Top resorts at the world’s premier ski destinations

Top resorts at the world’s premier ski destinations

Embarking on group ski trips offers a thrilling experience and creates lasting memories against the backdrop of stunning mountain views. Delve into the world of group skiing as we explore some of the most sought after destinations for adrenaline pumping adventures on the slopes.

 1. France

 The French Alps is known for its breathtaking beauty and thrilling slopes, attracting over 120 million tourists a year. With an average annual snowfall of over 4 metres, the region promises a winter wonderland for skiing and snowboarding. Beyond the slopes, the region boasts charming alpine towns and vibrant après-ski culture. With only a short flight away from the UK and accessible from various regional airports it’s the perfect destination for many skiers.

Top ski resorts in France:

Meribel

Perfect for families, Meribel boasts a charming atmosphere and an array of luxury chalets situated in the heart of the vast three Valleys. This resort ensures all skill levels enjoy unparalleled skiing, complemented by diverse après experiences from lively mountain gatherings to indulgent creperies, making it perfect for your clients seeking both adventure on the slopes and memorable off-piste moments together.

Val d’Isere

A sought after resort nestled high in the Tarentaise Valley, renowned for its snow reliability and extended ski season, drawing groups back annually. The authentic Savoyard village is perfect for non-skiers as they can explore the shops, spas, and cafes while others take to the mountains, perfect for your clients who want a mixture of activities.

Morzine

Nestled in Portes du Soleil, Morzine stands out as an excellent resort choice for group skiers, offering a perfect blend of charming alpine ambiance, and extensive terrain. With its diverse range of slopes catering to all ski levels, coupled with a lively après-ski scene and numerous accommodation options, it is an excellent resort choice for group skiers.

2. Switzerland

 Switzerland stands as an ideal destination for ski enthusiasts, particularly for those who are more experienced in skiing and snowboarding. With more than 350 ski resorts along with 7,122 kilometres of slopes, Switzerland is a skier’s utopia. Boasting the iconic Matterhorn and picturesque chalets nestled in the snow, with its rich alpine heritage and stunning views, Switzerland offers the ideal skiing experience for visitors seeking both adventure and relaxation in the heart of the Alps.

Switzerland’s leading ski resorts:

Davos

Davos offers something for everyone with its six mountains: beginner slopes at Bolgen, freestyle terrain at Jakobshorn's Jatzpark, and powder runs at Pischa. Groups can enjoy a range of activities from skiing to ice skating or unwinding at the Eau-la-la wellness centre. After a day on the slopes, there are top-notch après at Bar 360 and other lively spots.

Verbier

Verbier offers an ideal combination of activities for groups who crave the excitement of skiing during the day and enjoy the bustling nightlife. Catering to a diverse range of skill levels, from beginners to experts, there are slopes suitable for everyone. Whether your clients prefer the gentle slopes or more demanding terrain, Verbier has got them covered. After a day on the slopes, skiers can enjoy vibrant après ski at popular bars like Rouge and Pub Mont Fort.

St Moritz

St. Moritz emerges as a premier destination for ski enthusiasts, renowned for its well-known history, breathtaking mountain scenery, and luxurious amenities. Nestled amidst the majestic Swiss Alps, St. Moritz offers a perfect blend of challenging slopes, scenic trails, and lavish accommodations, perfect for your clients seeking a ski experience steeped in luxury.

3. Canada

Canadian ski resorts offer world-class experiences, boasting extended ski seasons compared to Europe, along with dependable snowfall, pristine powder, and diverse terrain, catering more to families and advanced skiers alike. The ski season starts in mid-November and lasts until the end of May, giving skiers plenty of opportunity to hit the Canadian slopes. Some resorts are situated within national parks, surrounded by spectacular scenery and wildlife, while all are renowned for their top-notch hotels and welcoming atmosphere.

Prime skiing resorts in Canada:

Big White

Families love Big White for its inclusive welcoming atmosphere, along with its wide array of activities suitable for all ages, making it an ideal recommendation for your clients seeking a family skiing trip. With over 2,700 acres of skiable terrain, Big White ensures a memorable experience for all, regardless of their skiing abilities.

Whistler

Whistler provides skiing and snowboarding opportunities for all levels, from gentle beginner slopes to challenging expert terrain. Apart from skiing and snowboarding, Whistler offers many other activities such as snowshoeing, snowmobiling, zip-lining, and ice skating. The pedestrian-friendly village is bustling with shops, restaurants, cafes, and après-ski spots, creating a lively atmosphere on and off the slopes. Whistler stands out as the perfect destination for clients who seek a diverse range of experiences beyond traditional skiing, making it an ideal choice for those looking to explore various winter activities.

 Mont Tremblant

Situated in the Laurentian Mountains of Quebec, Mont Tremblant is another renowned ski resort known for its picturesque scenery and charming village atmosphere. The Tremblant ski resort holds the prestigious title of being the number one ski resort in North America, boasting a vast ski area spanning 305 hectares and offering 102 ski trails across four slopes, catering to skiers and snowboarders of all levels. This makes Mont Tremblant an exceptional choice for your clients as it would cater for a diverse range of individuals, such as families, beginner and advanced skiers and snowboarders, outdoor enthusiasts, groups, and couples.

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