Park Piolets Mountain Hotel & Spa

Who doesn’t like to treat themselves to a touch of class while on holiday? With elegant décor, delicious cuisine and impeccable service, our Finest collection of hotels will make your trip extra special. From stylishly modern to boutique chic, here are some of our favourites… Best luxury hotel in France Hotel Le Val Thorens in Val Thorens Framed postcards hang on every bedroom’s velvet feature walls, and a colourful chandelier sparkles around an atrium-style lobby full of mismatched sofas and cow-hide rugs. Upmarket, bright and full of artistic touches, this slopeside…Continue Reading “THE BEST LUXURY SKI HOTELS”

Val d'Isere

Deep in the Tarentaise Valley sit Tignes and Val d’Isère, two (very different) resorts that make up the world-renowned Espace Killy ski area. It’s named after the French Olympic downhill skiing champion Jean Claude Killy, and links 300km of slopes. With five villages under its belt, Tignes is pretty versatile. First is the quintessentially French village of Les Brévières, followed by Tignes 1800, which is dotted with stylish apartments that make it ideal for families. Peaceful Le Lavachet is next, with easy access to the…Continue Reading “A GUIDE TO THE ESPACE KILLY”

When you’re missing the mountains, there’s snow choice but to resort to some wintry wordplay to chairlift your spirits. Here are some of our favourites… Skiing puns Alpine for you when I’m gone You’ll après-ciate a crisp pint of beer after a day on the slopes Make it schnappy Dance like snowbody’s watching Ski ya later All you need is glove(s) Snow puns With great powder, comes great responsibility Snow long, friend Live like there’s snow tomorrow Boldly go where snowman has gone before Icy…Continue Reading “11 SKI PUNS THAT WON’T LEAVE YOU BOARD”

There’s nothing like the thrill of sliding down the slopes on skis (or board) – but just like any sport, there is a chance of getting hurt. The right preparation and tips can help you stay safe on the mountain, leaving you with more time to spend creating some of the best memories of your life. Is skiing dangerous? Millions of people go on ski or snowboard holidays each year, and very few end up getting hurt – only around 2%. You’re actually more likely…Continue Reading “SKI INJURIES AND HOW TO PREVENT THEM”

Borovets, Bulgaria

Planning your first ski holiday but never put on a pair of skis before? We’ve got your back. Here are some top tips to help you get prepped for the mountain, and make the most of every second. Do some resort research When you’re choosing a resort, don’t just go for the big names or your friends’ favourites – find one that’s best for beginners. It’ll have everything a first-timer needs, like English-speaking ski schools and lots of easy green and blue runs where you…Continue Reading “TOP TIPS FOR BEGINNER SKIERS”