With the ski season fast approaching, there has never been a better time to book a ski holiday for this winter. From the high rising peaks and colossal alpine scenery in St Anton, Austria, to the lively atmosphere in Tignes Le Lac in France, Iglu Ski has a variety of ski packages on offer across France and Austria to please every type of skier this winter.
Where has all the time gone this year? One minute we’re enjoying sunny hikes in the Yorkshire Dales, complaining that it’s too hot and before you know it, we’re looking at the ski season, with the festive period looming on the horizon! I must admit that it’s been many years since I have donned a pair of ski’s and ventured onto the slopes, but given what’s happened over the past 18 months, the lure to tie some bindings and do some carving is incredibly strong.
For our UK readers, one of the best companies to organise an incredible ski holiday is Iglu Ski and in this feature, we’re taking a look at what they have on offer in 2021 and 2022 in Austria and France.
Iglu Ski: Hotel Rosanna, St Anton, Austria
Iglu Ski is offering a four-night ski holiday in St Anton, Austria, staying at Hotel Rosanna (bed and breakfast) from just £360 per person based on two people sharing, available on 9th of December 2021. The is an exclusive package to Iglu Ski, and the price includes accommodation and breakfast.
Known as a legendary destination and as the Cradle of alpine skiing, St Anton is the ideal destination for experienced skiers and boarders. The ski area is made up of 350 kilometres of pistes and slopes, with the Valluga run attracting thrill-seekers from across the globe due to its extreme heights, which are guaranteed to get the heart racing. Located just 500 metres from the slopes and ski lifts sits Hotel Rosanna – a traditional hotel oozing with alpine charm.
Guests can relax in the hotel’s lounge after a day on the slopes or head to Scotty’s bar next door for delicious fresh pizza. For some beer-fuelled fun, visitors can visit the famous Mooserwirt and Krazy Kanguruh in the late afternoon with friends – the perfect place to meet like-minded skiers and boarders for fun in the snow and sun.
Iglu Ski: Hotel Ibiza, Les Deux Alpes, France
Iglu Ski is offering a seven-night ski holiday in Les Deux Alpes, France, staying at Hotel Ibiza (half board) from just £500 per person based on two people sharing, available on 26 January 2022. Price includes accommodation, breakfast and dinner, as well as a free lift pass.
Set on the largest skiable glacier in Europe and boasting guaranteed snow and long hours of sunshine, it is no wonder Les Deux Alpes is one of France’s most popular ski resorts. Known for its lively atmosphere and diverse skiing and snowboarding opportunities, and hosting the annual Rise Festival, the resort is perfect for music enthusiasts looking to start the season in style with an epic party in the mountains.
The newly refurbished Hotel Ibiza is a modern and stylish hotel just a short stroll from the main slopes and ski lifts where guests can be whisked to the top of the glacier.
After a long day on the slopes, travellers can take a dip in the hotel’s indoor pool or enjoy a drink on the large terrace whilst admiring the panoramic views of the Parc National des Ecrins. The hotel provides apres-ski entertainment in the evenings, with a live DJ performing in the bar lounge where guests can meet up with friends before heading out to one of the many bars in the nearby village.
Iglu Ski: Village Montana Apartments, Tignes Le Lac, France
Iglu Ski is offering a seven-night ski holiday in Tignes Le Lac, France, staying at Village Montana Apartments (self-catered) from just £769 per person based on four people sharing, available on 19 March 2022. Price includes return flights from UK airports to Geneva Airport, transfers and accommodation. Iglu Ski is also offering a buy one get one half price lift pass for a limited time only.
Located next to the beautiful Tignes lake and boasting breathtaking scenery and a slopeside resort, a winter escape in Tignes Le Lac is not to be missed. Tignes Le Lac is the perfect ski destination for families, offering intermediate-friendly pistes, delicious eateries, a ski school, and winter activities inducing ice skating. Set just 50 metres from the ski lifts sits the ski-in – ski-out Village Montana Apartments. The superb accommodation offers the privacy of a chalet for intimate family gatherings with the option of a delicious evening meal in one of the hotel’s three restaurants.
After a long day filled with exciting winter activities, guests can enjoy a refreshing swim in the hotel’s heated outdoor swimming pool before relaxing in the Piano bar with a mulled wine or hot chocolate in hand.
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