Luxury Family Winter Vacations

Spend quality time with your loved ones in a wintery wonderland. Enjoy crisp mornings and evenings spent next to a roaring fire. Fun-filled, snow-fueled activities await; from ski school in the Alps to husky sledding in Swedish Lapland. Discover our travel specialists' choices for the ultimate cold weather, family-friendly getaway this winter.

Family fun in the snow

Val dIsere France

Hotel we love: Les Barmes de l'Ours

The charming French alpine resort of Val d’Isère boasts access to some of the best slopes in the world, with reliable snowfall and expert private instructors. Families will feel totally at home here with a great selection of family-friendly hotels and incredible ski schools.

Courchevel France

Hotel we love: Portetta

The glamorous heart of Les Trois Vallées, Courchevel is the ultimate winter playground for kids and adults alike. Enjoy access to the most extensive ski area in the world as you race down sunny slopes and dine at exceptional mountain restaurants.

St Anton Austria

Hotel we love: Chalet Artemis

One of Austria’s best ski resorts, St Anton boasts an enviable snow record, super-efficient lifts and a lively après-ski scene. There’s something for everyone here, making it the perfect choice for families and groups. Beginners can glide down the gentle slopes of the Nasserein, while more advanced skiers take on the vast Arlberg ski terrain, and non-skiers try their hand at ice skating or cross-country skiing. 

Swedish Lapland

Hotel we love: Treehotel

Experience the magical snow-capped winter wonderland of Swedish Lapland, staying at the Treehotel – one of the most unique design-led hotels ever created. Kids will be thrilled with the choice of incredible treehouses ranging from a Bird's Nest to a UFO. Venture into the snowy wilderness on a husky sleigh ride and if you’re lucky, marvel as the northern lights dance across the sky above. 

Iceland

Hotel we love: Torfhus Retreat

There is nowhere else quite like Iceland, home to mighty glaciers, erupting geysers and dramatic volcanoes. Adventurous families are in for a thrill, with epic activities ranging from ice hiking to horse riding across these majestic landscapes. Be immersed in the remote Icelandic countryside at family-friendly Torfhus Retreat, perfect for exploring Iceland's Golden Circle and marveling at the northern lights.

Dolomites Italy

Hotel we love: Hotel Ciasa Salares

Exceptional Italian cuisine served in atmospheric mountain restaurants, perfectly groomed pistes and UNESCO-listed landscapes – what’s not to love about the Dolomites? This winter playground is ideal for ski-obsessed families, with plenty of other activities on offer for those in search of a slower pace. Cross-country skiing, alpine hiking and snowshoeing to name a few! 

Whistler Canada

Hotel we love: Four Seasons Whistler

Whistler is the dream destination for families in search of a memorable ski adventure, consistently voted the best ski resort in North America. Beautifully groomed slopes and first-class ski tuition are guaranteed, with plenty of activities to keep non-skiers occupied from dog sledging to sleigh rides. Family-friendly restaurants abound, so you never have to worry about where to eat out with the kids.

Val Thorens France

Hotel we love: Altapura

The highest ski resort in Europe, Val Thorens benefits from fantastic snow conditions from early right through to late season. Altitude isn’t the resort’s only claim to fame – thrill seekers can whizz down Europe's longest toboggan run at the foot of the Péclet glacier! Coupled with ski-in, ski-out facilities and access to over 600km of slopes, Val Thorens provides an idyllic winter escape for families.

St Moritz Switzerland

Hotel we love: Badrutt's Palace

One of Switzerland's most stylish and beautiful resorts, St Moritz is a haven for families with a vast ski area of mostly beginner and intermediate slopes. Soak in the magical Swiss alpine scenery as you arrive by road or train from Zurich, with stunning views of the surrounding lakes. Little ones and big kids will have great fun on the resort’s famous Preda-Bergün toboggan run!

St Christoph Austria

Hotel we love: Hotel Maiensee

Experience the best of traditional Tyrolean hospitality in the chocolate-box hamlet of St Christoph, set in the heart of the Alberg ski area and a conveniently short drive from Innsbruck Airport. Families will feel totally at home here, with ski-in, ski-out access and great connections to the St Anton ski area. For haute cuisine high in the Austrian Alps, nothing beats Hospiz Alm Restaurant.

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