Ski-in Ski-Out Hotel Destinations to Dream for
With the ski season upon us, here are some ski-in/ski-out hotel properties around the world we are dreaming of visiting:
THIRDHOME — Aspen, Colorado
With an average snowfall of 153 inches per year and lows in the single digits, Aspen, Colorado is a frozen paradise, perfect for the avid skiers. This luxurious ski-in/ski-out propertyis steps from the scenic Tierack lift in Buttermilk ski area. Available for exchange for members of the luxury property and travel clubTHIRDHOME, this exquisite Aspen Townhouse from the Quintess Collection features four bedrooms and can easily accommodate ten guests over 4,600 square feet and has expansive views of the legendary Aspen slopes.
The Tschuggen Grand Hotel — Arosa, Switzerland
Nestled in the spectacular Alpine region of Arosa at an altitude of over 5,900 feet sits the Tschuggen Grand Hotel. A contemporary fairy tale style venue with 130 rooms, the world class Tschuggen Bergoase Spa and four restaurants, the property also boasts its own ski shop and private ski lift, the Tschuggen Express, which provides guests with a 2.5 minute ride up the mountain for direct access to the ski trails of Arosa. With 140 miles of slopes, the Arosa-Lenzerheide region is the largest interconnected skiing region of Graubünden. Arosa also has many off-piste opportunities for more advanced skiers, and those who are beginners can take advantage of the Arosa Ski School, providing group and private lessons for all ages. While staying at the Tschuggen Grand, skiers have exclusive daily access to all of the action, activities and fresh snow the area has to offer.
Hôtel Le Coucou — Méribel, France
Hôtel Le Coucou, aMaisons Pariente property, located in Méribel in the heart of the French Alps is a charming winter and ski destination. Perched on the heights of Belvédère, right next to the slopes and rubbing shoulders with the snow-capped summits, the hotel boasts a fantastic direct ski-in/ski-out location while overlooking the entire valley providing stunning views. Excellent and convenient for avid skiers, Le Coucou features a chic ski room designed as a boutique lounge with a changing room and cozy cafe area that also opens directly onto the slopes, with a take-off terrace. Whether it be alpine, off-piste, cross-country, or snowboarding, Méribel caters for all ages and ski abilities. A firm favorite style is alpine, as Méribel offers 600km of skiing on 330 marked pistes and 150 ski lifts in the biggest interlinked ski area of the world.
The Green Leaf — Niseko Village, Japan
One of the world’s best skiing destinations, Niseko Village on the island of Hokkaido transforms into a snow mecca between the months of December and May.The Green Leaf Niseko Village, inspired by the snow-covered mountain tops and world-class design, lies in the heart of the village. The 200 room resort offers a fantastic variety of culinary delights using seasonal Hokkaido produce, a tranquil spa and onsen, and an inviting ski-in ski-out base.
With direct access to finest powder snow around, guests can enjoy a variety of winter activities just steps outside of the property. Exhilarating excursions include lessons from Niseko’s Snow School, reindeer sledding and snow rafting, among others. Avid skiers can whisk through phenomenal snowy terrains while breathing in crisp mountain air, while young skiers can join the Niseko Kids Snow School for private and group lessons in skiing or snowboarding.