Arosa Ski Resort

Located at the top of the Schanfigg Valley, Switzerland, Arosa ski resort has a good mix of ski runs and non-ski activities to take part in. Full of Alpine ambience, this small Swiss village attracts just as many non-skiers as it does skiers thanks to its easy access, charming town, good range of accommodation and varied skiing terrain; making it the ideal spot for a ski weekend.

Known as St Moritz’s quaint and unassuming counterpart; Arosa ski resort promises its visitors understated luxury, local traditions and unbeatable skiing. Sitting at an altitude of 1,800m, the snowfall each year is guaranteed to be fantastic, and with a great lift system to match you are sure to get the most out of your holiday here. Arosa is a very popular ski resort for family holidays with its simpler runs making it easy for beginners to master the skiing basics without compromising the classic Alpine experience.

Call our ski experts today to find out more about Arosa ski resort.

Arosa Transfer Time
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Best For...

  • All abilities
  • Snow-sure conditions
  • Vast terrain

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 1,229m
  • Skiing Altitude 2,865m
  • Total Ski Area 225km
  • Lifts 43
  • Blue Runs 111km
  • Red Runs 87km
  • Black Runs 27km
  • Cross Country 86km

Ski Accommodation in Arosa, Switzerland

Our collection of Arosa ski accommodation has been hand-picked by our ski experts. Whether you’re looking for a luxury escape, a boutique hotel or something suitable for the whole family, our experts would be delighted to help you find the perfect accommodation for your ski holiday.

Ski accommodation
Ski Areas in Arosa

Ski Areas in Arosa

The large ski area of Arosa-Lenzerheide is home to around 43 modern lifts which play a fantastic part in minimising queuing time. These connect over 225km of excellently maintained pistes, as well as a range of cross-country skiing and hiking trails. A shuttle service is available to take skiers and boarders from their accommodation to all of the main ski stations. Situated between 1,229m and 2,865m; the resort is a sun-kissed haven with guaranteed snow and diverse skiing possibilities.

Skiing in Arosa

Skiing in Arosa

Arosa ski resort has a range of blue, red and black runs which are perfect for families or mixed ability groups. In the evenings, night skiing is available on Alp Stätz, for those who do not want the day’s skiing to end. Spacious slopes allow for wide turns and blissful cruising, which will suit both beginners and more advanced skiers; whilst those looking for a more daring descent will enjoy tackling one of steepest World Cup downhill slopes, the summiteer tour and high-speed tracks.

Snowboarding in Arosa

Snowboarding in Arosa

The gentle, wide slopes in Arosa ski resort will be appealing to beginner boarders who are looking to practice their technique with the help of a selection of magic carpets. Those who are more advanced will love the freestyle scene in resort, which offers a mini pipe, a CO2-neutral snow park built out of local pinewood, a network of backcountry off-piste runs and the fantastic black pistes accessed via the Weisshorn Gondola.

Ski Schools in Arosa

Ski Schools in Arosa

With many ski schools and instructors to choose between, there really is something for everybody.

We’ve partnered with New Generation and Oxygène and highly recommend their services. All of our partners offer fantastic lessons for all ability levels.

Book your ski lessons with our recommended suppliers. If you’re traveling during a peak week be sure to book these well in advance.

Crèches in Arosa

Crèches in Arosa

Arosa has a designated Kinderland nursery complete with a Pinocchio lift, magic carpet and catering facilities to ensure children can get the most fun out of their week on the slopes. This is located in close proximity to the main ski lifts to ensure convenience for families.

Restaurants in Arosa

Restaurants in Arosa

Arosa is a family-friendly ski resort which offers a good selection of restaurants serving easy and affordable cuisine. Choose between a popular pizzeria, steak, tapas and more; all complemented by excellent and extensive wine lists and a fun, easy going atmosphere. On the slopes, guests can enjoy choosing between around 40 cosy mountain huts offering self-service food and local specialities from the Grisons region.

Après Ski in Arosa

Après Ski in Arosa

A great selection of après ski bars such as the famous KuhBar are available on the slopes, where you can be sure to enjoy some late afternoon sunshine accompanied by a beer. When you reach the town there are a variety of hotel nightclubs, bars and cocktail lounges to try out, however in general Arosa is regarded as a quieter ski resort which is perfect for families and groups who are looking for a more restful week away.

Non-Skiers in Arosa


A wide range of off-slope activities are available in the charming town of Arosa, such as swimming, yoga, bowling, cinema and art exhibitions. Those looking for an exciting activity on the mountain other than skiing or boarding will be delighted by the selection of dog and husky sledding, heli tours, winter walks and even the opportunity to enjoy the sunrise from the top of the mountain.

Map of Arosa

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