Taking time to get away can have lasting results in terms of wellness and peace of mind. Give your body and mind a boost with a fun and invigorating winter getaway. Take a look at the hotels we recommend for an exhilarating ski or snowboard retreat at almost any time of year.
A Ski On, Ski Off Hotel in British Columbia
After an invigorating day of skiing or boarding at the 2010 winter Olympics venue, Whistler Blackcomb, ski or board directly from the base of Blackcomb to The Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort which defines mountain luxury.
A Bit of Glitz in the French Alps
The exquisite Kulm Hotel is situated in the heart of the French Alps in glitzy St. Moritz. The hotel offers not only stunning views over Lake St. Moritz, but also action packed views of horse races and skijoring upon the frozen lake.
A Lodge in the Adventure Capital of the World
A stay at one of Azur’s luxury villas in Queenstown, New Zealand will give you a view of Lake Wakatipu and access to a true winter wonderland from June through October with activities ranging from skiing and snowboarding to paragliding and snowshoeing. Winter here offers all the activities and fun of the other seasons and snow to boot!
A Prestigious Alpine Refuge
Courchevel 1850 has the highest altitude of the five Courchevel villages. The rich and famous flock here, reinforcing the alpine resort’s international reputation for luxury mountain living. Nestled in Les 3 Vallees Ski Area, with views of the Swiss and French Alps, is the prestigious Hotel Les Grandes Alpes.
A Ski Lodge with a Gold Medal History
Named after Norwegian Olympic Gold Medal skier Stein Eriksen, the Stein Eriksen Lodge is a ski-on/ski-off resort nestled mid-mountain at Deer Valley Resort in Utah. The lodge has more than 145 stone fireplaces throughout the property and combines traditional Norwegian style with contemporary American style. [hr]