Category: Resorts

Le K2 Altitude, Courchevel

Le K2 Altitude, Courchevel lies in the heart of the Savoie Region and within the world’s largest skiable area – Les 3 Vallées, with 600 km of marked runs, it’s the kingdom of skiing and the alpine lifestyle. Courchevel is one of the most famous and prestigious resorts in the world. Thanks to the airport located at an altitude of 2016 meters, with its permanent snow cleared runway and heliport, Courchevel is easily accessible. At dusk, when the snow-capped peaks take on magical tints and hues, discover the generous comfort of our rooms and suites, all with the latest technology, ... Read more

Hotel Le Grand Bellevue, Gstaad

One of the oldest palace hotels in Gstaad, Le Grand Bellevue, Gstaad re-opened under new ownership in December 2013 to introduce a funky, 57 room hotel with a bold color scheme, eye-catching prints and elegant furniture. They’ve got a superb Michelin-starred restaurant, an intimate 18-seater chalet restaurant in the hotel’s grounds and a decadent nightclub, bouquet. Well known for skiing in the winter, each summer sees the mountain town transformed into a wellness mecca, offering soaring views of alpine hiking, outdoor yoga, and spa treatments. With 57 elegant rooms, of which nine are sophisticated suites, Le Grand Bellevue offers unrivaled ... Read more

Your Whistler, Straight Up

Why shouldn’t the journey be as enjoyable and luxurious as the holiday itself? Transfer from Vancouver International Airport in high style by taking a private luxury SUV along the breathtaking Sea to Sky Highway, or begin your vacation with an awe-inspiring, 30-minute helicopter ride from Vancouver. Your first glimpse of the magnificent Coast Mountains is only the beginning. Those seeking excellence will find it in Whistler. North America’s largest ski resort has everything you need plus more than your heart desires. Skiing its beautifully groomed trails is just one of a day’s many attractions. Stroll through Whistler’s charming pedestrian-only village ... Read more

W Hotel, Verbier

W Hotel, Verbier invites you to cross the line into an extraordinary world where winters are white hot and summers always keep things cool. As W Hotels’ first alpine escape and only hotel in Verbier, get set for slope-side style centered around Place Blanche, the new heart of Verbier. Action packed days mirror energy fueled nights at this stunning Verbier ski resort, one of only five hotels in Verbier with ski in/ski out access. Daring design meets a sophisticated scene. With 123 rooms & suites and 4 W Residences, each with signature W beds and balcony, many with panoramic vistas, W Verbier ... Read more

Le K2 Palace, Courchevel

Le K2 Palace, Courchevel is comfortable, spacious and designed to turn your nights into precious moments of peace and relaxation, Le K2 Palace’s 29 rooms and suites give pride of place to wide open living areas and offer views of the surrounding massifs, the valley, and the neighboring forest. The alpine woodwork in the K2 style and matching bronzes evoke the distant lands of the Himalayas and combined with fabrics in warm shades, recall that in this setting, luxurious details quietly accompanies the original beauty of the natural materials. K2’s five exceptional suite-chalets are exclusive, luxurious and rare, providing all ... Read more

The Grand Hotel Riffelalp, Zermatt

The Grand Hotel Riffelalp, Zermatt celebrated its grand opening for summer tourism on 10th July 1884 and quickly became a playground for Europe’s high society. Today, Riffelalp Resort continues that great tradition with all the comforts of a modern five star hotel. As the Matterhorn sets the scene, raise your glass to the mountain-top holiday mood. To 300 days of sunshine a year, under the clearest of clear blue skies. And to wondrously clear nights under millions of stars, shining and sparkling like scattered jewels. Spa Glide into the water and forget all the pressures of everyday commitments. Enjoy all the benefits ... Read more

MGM Le Cristal de Jade, Chamonix

MGM Le Cristal de Jade, Chamonix has as a heritage of mountain DNA, that brought them to create an amazing structure right in the heart of Chamonix. “Le Cristal de Jade” presages a new perception of tourism residences. The residence is composed of three chalets, one is dedicated to your welcome and your relaxation with a private swimming pool and wellness center. “Le Cristal de Jade” offers 51 apartments combining space and comfort with a contemporary mountain spirit that reflects through the use of the best materials, natural and latest generation equipment and access to the beautiful surroundings through a ... Read more

Hameau Albert 1er, Chamonix

The Hameau Albert 1er, Chamonix, France offers luxurious hotel rooms with character; family suites; cozy, independent chalets; indoor/outdoor swimming pool and spa, facing Mont-Blanc; gastronomic Michelin** restaurant; traditional restaurant and seminar rooms promise a fabulous stay in the world capital of mountaineering.   Since 1903, the history of the 5-star hotel, Le Hameau Albert 1er and the affirmation of its mountain identity have been the foundations for its serene and stylish hotel rooms, where you can peacefully contemplate the Mont Blanc panorama. The chic hotel rooms in the main Albert 1er building and La Ferme, the Martine and Blaitière suites ... Read more

Guarda Golf Hotel & Residences, Crans Montana

Close your eyes and imagine an ambiance in which you can rediscover yourself and the weightlessness of feeling free. Your mind is picturing the Guarda Golf Hotel & Residences, Crans Montana where the meaning of the word “guest” is taken to a new level. The North-Facing Rooms benefit from all of the luxury features, such as solid wood furniture, high-quality decor, bespoke paintings and state of the art technology, over 20 square meters. The bathroom in these rooms is finished in a champagne-colored Italian limestone and feature a shower and Bulgari toiletries. Apartment Suites Imagine walking into your own living room, high ... Read more

Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains, St. Moritz

Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains The lush Alpine settings, unspoiled nature and Swiss peacefulness combined with world-renowned events and elegant lifestyle – St. Moritz is simply not comparable to many other places in the world. Sitting at 1,800 m above average, surrounded by the Upper Engadine’s lakes and mountains, St. Moritz offers never-ending options for any kind of sports and recreation, from the first-class skiing area with 350 km of piste to scenic winter walks through snow-covered forests and over frozen lakes. Not to forget the impressive variety of luxury boutiques and local shops. Located in the sporty heart of ... Read more

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Ski Québec – Best Ski Holidays

Ski the Québec way Three beautiful regions, ten glittering Québec ski areas. Ooh la la, a ski holiday in Québec is unlike any other. A range of slopes and stylish après-ski. Delicious meals and unforgettable landscapes. Warm approachable people who love to share their unique blend of European and Canadian cultures. Winter is the perfect time to fall in love and ski Québec and with a variety of ski resorts in close proximity, there’s a winter getaway here to suit everyone’s taste. The Laurentians Photo © Tourisme Laurentides The Laurentians are a feast of snowy whiteness, famous for smooth grooming, ... Read more

Telluride Bliss – Luxury Accommodation by Exceptional Stays

Telluride Bliss – Luxury Accommodation by Exceptional Stays The fall colors were spectacular and the mountain tops were covered in white from early dustings of snow. The yellow gold Aspen trees glistened below the jagged peaks. The mountains look different here, there is a very European feeling to the high peaks that surround the town. A majestic heard of Elk caught our attention as we turned off the main road to head up to Mountain Village. Their presence was both regal and awe inspiring. We arrived at Alpen Ridge’s luxury accommodation by Exceptional Stays and were immediately blown away by this impressive property. ... Read more

How To Test Skis – Top Pros Test Best New Skis 2017 – 2018 Season

How to Test Skis and find the Best New Skis 2017 – 2018 Season. Finding a ski you love it is key to having a great time on your ski vacation. Many people don’t really know how to test skis. SNOW Magazine held a ski test on Aspen Mountain in Colorado at the end of March. We gathered a group of top ski pros, ex racers, equipment buyers, and other ski fanatics to test the Best New Skis 2017 – 2018 Season. Each tester had something different to say regarding how to see if a ski will make the cut and ... Read more

Best Après Spots in Aspen

Best Après Spots in Aspen: “Après” is not just an after skiing activity, though it is the perfect way to end a day shredding it up on the slopes.”Après”  is de rigueur after a tiring hike or a float down the river. It’s great to find a welcoming spot to relax and laugh with friends while indulging in drinks and snacks.  The Little Nell – The “Nell” as locals call it is located at 675 E Durant Ave in the center of Aspen, Colorado. Its one of the best locations in Aspen, directly  below the gondola on Aspen Mountain. The Little ... Read more