If your into Luxury hotels and world class skiing then check these resorts. Each has 5 starred hotels and top skiing, and night life options around it. St. Anton, just over an hour from Innbruck; Courchevel 1850, which because of the declining rouble and travel restrictions has some amazing deals available; Val Thorens, regularly considered the best ski resort of all has significantly up graded it’s facilities; Verbier, about two hours from Geneva, is where celebrities and royals hit the slops; and lastly Megeve, which was founded by the Rothschilds and is one of Frances’s oldest resorts.
- The ski resort that has everything! St Anton is a short transfer of only 1 hour 15 minutes from Innsbruck airport, so if you leave in the morning you can easily be on the slopes in the afternoon.
- If you’ve been avoiding Courchevel 1850 because you thought it was full of Russian oligarchs, then you’ve been missing out.
- Once thought of as a budget resort for good value self-catering holidays, Val Thorens has gone significantly upmarket.
“Most importantly, St Anton has a great snow record and an excellent ski area, with over 280km of pistes, and some of the best backcountry skiing you’ll find in the Alps.”