Luxury Skiing Resorts in Austria

There are plenty of ski resorts in Austria that it may be a tough decision when deciding where is best to go. Those who want to experience some luxury on their skiing holiday should pay a visit to one of these, some of the most luxurious in the world!

St Anton in the Arlberg Region

The Arlberg region of Austria is renowned for being one of the most prestigious in the world. Situated right in the centre is St Anton, popular with families, groups of friends and even famous people!

You will find St Anton topping the charts when it comes to ‘best skiing resorts in the world’ but not just for its pistes. The apres-ski entertainment is second to none, playing host to a whole range of activities.

Experience some luxurious cuisine in one of the many restaurants that line the resort, or perhaps take a trip to a local bar. There are even nightclubs and discos for those who want to dance the night away.

You will find a giant sport centre in St Anton that has several swimming pools, water slides and other water based activities. This is great for those who want to get away from the snow for a little while.

Many people even visit St Anton in the summer, when the snow has begun to melt. This is because there is ample opportunity for sightseeing and hiking, or cross country it on a Segway!

Everything about St Anton in Austria is incredible, even the lift buildings look modern and luxurious!

Everything about St Anton in Austria is incredible, even the lift buildings look modern and luxurious!

Lech Village in Austria

Those who are looking for something a bit more glamorous will absolutely adore Lech in Western Austria. Often known as the most prestige skiing destinations in the World and also the ‘Hollywood of ski resorts’.

You can expect to rub shoulders with Olympic snow sport champions, celebrities and even the Austrian Royal Family. Tom Cruise has been snapped taking to the slopes many times, as has every single member of the Dutch Royal family!

This small village is exclusive and so can be a pretty expensive skiing resort, but it is all worth it. Those who enjoy the entertainment side of skiing will be pleased to know that there are a wide range of restaurants, bars and even shopping!

As for the skiing, well it must be good if Olympic skiing champions have decided to set up home here! The pistes are so beautifully groomed that it just amplifies the amount of beauty (both scenery and people) that can be found in Lech. You can be sure that you’ll look picture perfect when on the slopes of this Austrian village.

Obergurgl in Solden, Austria

Obergurgl in Solden is another luxury skiing resort that is renowned in Austria and across the world. Plenty of people also see it as a ‘Spa resort’ due to the many different spas, hot tubs, saunas and treatments that are on offer here.

It is the highest Parish in Europe, which is another one of the reasons it attracts so many visitors every year. You will find that due to limited accommodation it has become very exclusive indeed. You will definitely need to book early to take advantage of this Austrian paradise.

The benefit of having limited accommodation however is that every single chalet and hotel is in a league of its own. You will find some truly beautiful places to stay that will make you feel like a king or queen.

Not only that, but there are never any crowds or queues in Obergurgl and so you can enjoy the range of skiing on offer without having to wait. There is a wide range of snow sport opportunities such as snowboarding for those who want to take a break from skiing too!

Obergurgl in Austria is a peaceful, luxurious skiing resort that never makes you queue or wait!

Obergurgl in Austria is a peaceful, luxurious skiing resort that never makes you queue or wait!

Conclusion

There are many skiing resorts in Austria when it comes to luxury and exclusivity. It is no wonder that the rich and famous from all over the world pick one of these European countries every year for their skiing holidays.

These three are just an example of the premium luxury that is available in Austria, although every single resort will have a whole range of activities and entertainment to please those on a budget too.

Image Credits: Johannes Gruber 1 & Rita Willaert 2



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