Are you looking for the best ski resorts for couples? An active ski holiday can be just as romantic as a city break that many couples opt for. From stunning ski resorts to luxury accommodation and delicious cuisine, a ski trip is ideal for a picture-perfect getaway. Not only this, but many of the hotels we offer have incredible facilities and are located in the best ski resorts. We have a range of hotels in romantic ski resorts across Europe and North America which are perfect for couples to be literally swept off their feet. Discover them for yourself below.
Cortina is one of the most romantic ski resorts and is found in the Italian Dolomites. Known as the ‘Queen of the Dolomites’, Cortina is more of a small ski town than a ski resort with excellent restaurants including some with Michelin stars. It really is a charming ski resort with cobbled streets that link the beautiful piazzas, medieval church towers and stylish hotels. The town is spread across a wide bowl and is surrounded by the Dolomites’ limestone peaks which are particularly beautiful come sunrise and sunset. Cortina is also the perfect option for couples looking for an animated town with great bars and fashionable shops. Italian charm, rooms with mountain views and located in central Cortina, Hotel Ambra is an ideal base to experience the ski area.
Mègeve ski resort has a traditional French village charm making it a must-visit romantic ski resort, from horse-drawn carriage rides to romantic walks. The five-star L’Alpaga Hotel in Megève is just five minutes by car from the centre of town. The hotel has an excellent wellness centre with a dark stone pool, Hamman, hot tub and also treatment cabins. It’s the perfect hotel for couples to unwind after a day on the slopes. Couples can also experience the location where Audrey Hepburn falls for Cary Grant in the film ‘Charade’.
Banff National Park has stunning mountain scenery – a fantastic backdrop for a romantic ski break. Covering an expansive 6,641km2 in the majestic Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park encompasses glaciers, dense coniferous forests, ice fields and glacial lakes. The park is now one of Canada’s most iconic locations and one of our favourite romantic ski resorts. The glacial lakes and dramatic mountain scenery is simply stunning. As you explore the wild surroundings, keep your eyes peeled for caribou, elk and wolves. The world-famous hotel of Fairmont Banff Springs is an impressive landmark, appearing more like a fairy-tale castle in the forest than a hotel. It has impressive facilities including 12 restaurants and a Willow Stream Spa.
The luxury Vestlia Resort is located in the heart of Geilo. The award-winning adults-only spa makes it perfect for a couples break. Geilo also offers other Scandinavian activities aside from skiing. Following a day’s skiing, try dog sledding or horse-drawn sleigh riding. You may even get the chance to clearly see the Northern Lights. This is a unique choice if you’re looking for a romantic ski resort with a twist.
Champoluc is one of our favourite ski resorts for couples. For those looking for a private and secluded break, the stunning Hotellerie de Mascognaz is only accessible by skidoo because it’s tucked away in the heart of the mountains. Many of the rooms have wooden beams and log fires and there’s also a fantastic underground spa for guests to enjoy.
Courmayeur is a fantastic ski resort set at the base of Mont Blanc within the Aosta Valley. When skiing Courmayeur you will experience stunning scenery. For some of the most spectacular views in the Alps, take the 360-degree rotating glass Skyway Monte Bianco cable car. On a clear day, you can see the mountain tops of the Swiss, French and Italian Alps. Hotel Le Massif is an exceptional winter retreat for couples. The hotel submerges its guests into a feeling of grandeur and a hassle-free environment. The hotel boasts multiple restaurants, a fashionable bar, two incredible terraces offering picturesque views and a magnificent spa to wind down in after a hard day skiing.
Quaint Victorian buildings, lavish hotels and high-end restaurants draw people to Aspen Snowmass each year. The Residences at The Little Nell offer ski-in ski-out access and complete privacy. Each of the 26 guest homes has its own private facilities. The Element 47 bar is the perfect place for wining and dining. The Oasis is the world’s first on-mountain champagne bar. Couples can enjoy both a glass of champagne and the picturesque views together.
Alpbach is known as being Austria’s most beautiful village. It has rightly earned its place as one of our most romantic ski resorts. Hotel Alpbacherhof is our recommended place to stay. It’s a classy hotel with a stunning mountain backdrop. It has a panoramic sauna, whirlpool and a relaxation area. As a result, this is the perfect place to unwind after a day on the slopes. The in-house bar and restaurant serve fantastic food. It’s a great place for a romantic evening meal with your partner.
Andermatt is a hidden gem. It’s also one of the best ski resorts for couples. Andermatt itself is a traditional Swiss village that’s full of character. The Chedi Hotel Andermatt is a five-star hotel with luxurious touches for couples to experience. In particular, these include a 6,000 bottle wine cellar, bespoke cheese room, a world-class spa and two gourmet restaurants. The hotel also offers special couples retreat packages.
The Hotel Portetta oozes luxury throughout with excellent spa facilities and Angela Hartnett’s Cucina Angelina restaurant based at the hotel. Close by is the Aquamotion. It’s the largest mountain waterpark in Europe with both a wellness and spa area and aqua sports facilities. Courchevel is ideal for those looking for a romantic ski resort with the option to take part in plenty of other activities.
To find out more about the best romantic ski resorts and hotels, view our couples ski holidays here. Alternatively, speak to our experts on 0207 471 7700 and we can tailor-make you the perfect ski holiday.
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