Between December and May, skiing takes center stage in the mountainous areas of Europe and North America. Whether it’s a family skiing retreat or a wintry sports vacation, you’ll need somewhere warm and cozy to kick back after a long day on the slopes. These amazing vacation homes are all within easy reach of great skiing and snowboarding, and are a lot more affordable than you’d think…
Skiers and snowboarders flock to Colorado each winter. The bright skies and snow-capped peaks make Colorado a winter wonderland for everyone. And it isn’t all about skiing – you can spend your days here ice skating, snowboarding, tubing or ice climbing.
Ski resorts like Aspen Mountain have vibrant shopping scenes, with boutique stores selling designer clothes and ski essentials. Live music venues and fine-dining restaurants are also easy to come by, and the après ski here is as good as you’ll find anywhere on the planet. Here are some of the best deals for this year.
This newly built vacation home offers direct access to the Snowmass Mountain via Two Creeks Run. Sleeping up to 11 guests, the 5-bedroom property provides an outdoor hot tub, a gourmet kitchen, a media room and oodles of cozy furnishings.
From $309 per person per nightBook now
This spacious, timber-framed vacation rental sleeps up to 17 guests. Breathtaking mountain views flood into the house from all angles, and luxury begins at the doorstep. Experience the outdoor hot tub, media room and top-notch living facilities, all just a short distance away from the ski slopes via the Two Creeks Run.
From $92 per person per nightBook now
For an ultra-luxurious ski vacation, check into this 6-bedroom mansion, which features every amenity you could possibly need for a week or two on the slopes. It’s home to an indoor pool, a home theater, a fully equipped gym and even 3 bars. Surrounded by the beautiful Aspen mountains, the location couldn’t be better for any skiing enthusiast.
From $3008 per person per nightBook now
Amidst Aspen’s beautiful mountain scenery, this deluxe, open-plan home with 5 bedrooms provides comfort at every turn. With a fireplace and a hot tub, warming up couldn’t be easier after a day of winter sports. You’ll even have access to a private pond, which doubles up as a personal ice skating rink during ski season!
From $282 per person per nightBook now
In the shadow of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps, the French resort of Chamonix is renowned for its great winter skiing. In summer it welcomes plenty of climbers and mountaineers, who come to tackle the soaring peaks. With plenty of hiking routes also on offer, including the 11-day Tour du Mont Blanc, the opportunities for enjoying the great outdoors are endless.
For a break away from trekking and skiing you can take the Montenvers train from central Chamonix to the Mer de Glace, the third-largest glacier in the Alps. Other attractions nearby include indoor climbing, golf, cycling, paragliding, swimming, plus festivals and markets, which are held throughout the year.
Set in the Chamonix valley, this ultra-contemporary ski chalet offers a sauna, games area and a private gym, and has space for up to 11 guests. The 360-degree views of the Mont Blanc range and the Chamonix valley will take your breath away. Experience a taste of French luxury on your ski vacation with this villa.
From $91 per person per nightBook now