Luxury holidays? Discover the top 5 most popular winter destinations
If you like winter sports or are looking for a luxury holiday, you can’t miss the top 5 chicest winter destinations you’ve selected for you.
The 5 best winter luxury holiday destinations
Stylish high-altitude skiing? In St. Moritz, luxury holidays are guaranteed. The pearl of Switzerland, St. Moritz has been the hangout of the European high society since the mid-nineteenth century. Today, it is a favourite destination for European royal families and winter sportsmen (the city, indeed, hosted the Winter Olympics twice). An elegant mountain resort par excellence, it is the perfect combination of beauty, style and exclusivity. Suffice it to say that, in the high season, more than 10 private jets land at St. Moritz International Airport every day.
St. Moritz is the ideal destination for skiing enthusiasts because it offers three ski areas, 350 kilometers of slopes and 200 for cross-country skiing, dozens of ski lifts and even a night track, the Corvatsch, illuminated after 19.00. If you like shopping, Via Serlas, the main street of St. Moritz, houses the most important high fashion boutiques. If you’re looking for a relaxing luxury hotel, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel offers 157 rooms, 37 suites, a swimming pool, a fitness center, a spa and the King’s Club, the most famous ski bar in Europe.
Breathtaking views and dreamlike holidays: in one word Chamonix.
Situated in the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes region, in the north-western part of the Alpine chain, Chamonix was awarded “Alpine city of the year” in 2015. A wonderful destination at the foot of Mont Blanc, it is ideal for those who want an unforgettable holiday. The main attraction of the valley is certainly Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps with its 4,810 meters.
Chamonix Montblanc is not only a popular destination among trekking and mountaineering enthusiasts; it is also a location full of charm and luxury. Le Hameau Albert 1er, a 5-star hotel, offers an outdoor hot pool and custom suites. If you are looking for a more intimate option, you can choose the Auberge Du Bois which, in addition to a spa center and balcony rooms, offers a selection of fine local wines. Finally, the well-known 5-star Hotel Mont Blanc is located in the center of the village, built in the typical style of the place, with a white facade and blue window frames. It offers truly luxury and refined holidays.
Glamour in the nature. That’s Cortina d’Ampezzo.
The “Queen of the Dolomites”, it has long been the pearl of luxury shopping and protagonist of the Italian jet set. Home to many film sets, from Hollywood to Italian movies, Cortina has also been the protagonist of many nature and mountaineering documentaries. The view is really evocative: the Dolomites in the background offer a breathtaking setting.
If you’re looking for an exclusive holiday, the three chalets overlooking the Faloria- the Cinque Torri, the Cristallo and the Tofane – are the best option for you. In a really convenient position, a few steps from the Faloria ski lifts, they are chosen by those who cannot renounce comfort, design and beauty. Here, guests can take advantage of a concierge, a personal butler, a driver, a cook, a sommelier, a ski instructor and a masseur for a really unique experience.
VIP winter luxury holidays? Aspen is the “American Cortina d’Ampezzo”.
With a refined and exclusive atmosphere, Aspen is the most popular destination in the United States for the quality of its facilities and for being the most popular destination among Hollywood celebrities. Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy four rocky mountains with facilities suitable for alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and snowboarding.
In the heart of the city of Colorado, you can stay at The Little Nell, the most renowned five-star ski resort in the United States, whose cellar holds 50,000 bottles of the rarest wines in the world. Those looking for relaxation can stroll through the city center which offers elegant restaurants, cafes and trendy boutiques. If you love culture, you can visit the Aspen Art Museum which hosts famous contemporary art exhibitions.
A dreamlike village nestled between two majestic pine-covered mountains and connected by the longest and highest cable car in the world. We’re talking about Whister – Blackbomb.
A jewel in the snow, this village offers the most exclusive restaurants and hotels of Canada. Everything is perfect and you can enjoy a dreamlike holiday in close contact with nature and animals, such as brown bears, elk and deer. The lovers of luxury holidays can enjoy exclusive hotel chains such as The Fairmont, Four Seasons and Westin with spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks. In Whister there are more than 100 restaurants, bars and lounges … and you can experience the funniest après-ski in North America, a real local culture.