Now that the holidays have passed, it’s a perfect time for a trip to the mountains. Whether you’re hitting the slopes for the first time or have been skiing your whole life, there are many amazing ski resorts the world has to offer. In fact, there so many options, it can be somewhat overwhelming to make the right choice. To narrow it down for you, here are some of the best ski resorts in the world:
This resort truly deserves the top spot on our list! Courchevel gives its guests access to the largest linked ski area in the world. The snow here is the best in the whole of the Trois Vallées ski area, which suits everyone from beginner to expert. Moreover, Courchevel is home to many Michelin-starred restaurants, great shopping scene, and lively bar scene.
Surrounded by several glacier peaks, Zermatt is located at the foot of Matterhorn, one of the most distinctive mountains on Earth. Zermatt offers three interconnected Swiss skiing zones, and other two ski zones just across the Italian border. The best way to enjoy Zermatt’s stunning scenery is to make a stop at one of the 50 on-mountain restaurants that are among the finest anywhere.
Aspen is one of the most exquisite ski towns in North America. Boutiques, coffeehouses, and gourmet restaurants makes Aspen both hip and classic. It’s undeniably the world’s most sophisticated ski resort outside of Europe. Aspen offers four separate ski areas within a ten-mile radius. Aspen Mountain is for experts with no green slopes whatsoever. Snowmass is known for the second most vertical in the U.S. Aspen Highlands is the local favorite and features the steepest slope of the four. And finally, Buttermilk is perfect for beginners!
St. Anton, Austria
St. Anton is known as the party resort. If you’re into wild apres-ski and even wilder expert slopes – this is the ski resort for you! St Anton is located in Austria’s Arlberg region. You’re in for 340km of slopes and 200km of off-piste options. As for accomodations, St Anton offers stylish hotels, chalets and restaurants.