Insider's Guide: Most Romantic Ski Destinations

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Love is in the air.

There’s nothing greater than the power of love…and the ski slopes.

From picture-perfect mountain views, to cosy ski chalets, and a chairlift made for two, nothing says romance quite like a ski holiday.

We’ve put together our top romantic ski resorts in Europe, including the best hotels for each resort. Discover the perfect ski destinations for honeymoons and romantic getaways.

If skiing at sunset doesn’t get you in the mood for love, we don’t know what will.

1. Kitzbühel, Austria

Beautiful Kitzbühel, with its delightful medieval town centre, mixes romantic charm with world class skiing in the heart of the Salzburg Super Ski Area, Austria’s largest. A horse-drawn sleigh ride down the valley in neighbouring St Johann, is an enchanting experience for any couple and a must on a romantic ski holiday.

Discover the best things to do in Kitzbuhel for couples.

Where Should We Stay?

Hotel Schloss Lebenberg 5* Stars

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Hotel Schloss Lebenburg offers you a taste of 17th-century architecture, with modern comforts and luxuries. It is a fairy tale retreat that allows you to experience the charm of Kitzbuhel's most historic castle.

2. Levi, Lapland

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Quiet slopes, husky sleigh rides through the wilderness, sleeping in a glass igloo beneath the Northern lights, all within the magical Arctic Circle. We don't know about you, but skiing in Levi sounds incredibly romantic to us.

Where Should We Stay?

Glass Igloo & Aurora Cabin Excursion

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glass igloo and aurora cabin excursion is a must have experience on your Lapland holiday. Imagine falling asleep under the stars with the Northern Lights dancing on the horizon. And when you wake, the low winter sun fills the morning sky with a deep blue light. This truly unique (and incredibly romantic) experience is found only in Lapland.

3. Cervinia, Italy

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Perfect for the foodie couples out there, enjoy tasty Italian dishes in Cervinia one day, then ski over to Zermatt the next for a classic cheese fondue. Prosecco, Aperol spritz, pizza, pasta and unbelievable skiing all at your fingertips.

Where Should We Stay? 

Hotel Punta Maquignaz, 4 Stars

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The open fire in the lounge is lovely to come back to after a long day of skiing. Why not enjoy a catch up on the days events with a drink from the champagne bar? There's also a spa area, which is included in the hotel price and here you can even treat yourselves to a relaxing massage. 

4. Courchevel, France

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Nothing says romance like extravagance, class and style, which makes Courchevel your ultimate romantic destination. It’s chic and stylish après ski is the perfect way to finish off a day on the slopes.

Where Should We Stay? 

Hotel Fahrenheit Seven (1650) - 4 Stars

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Rest your muscles after a long day on the slopes in the spa with sauna, steam room and massage rooms. There is plenty of space to unwind, share stories, and warm up around the fireplace in the Cheminee lounge bar with the floating fireplace. You can even visit the Zinc bar and enjoy some live music and toast to your future together.

5. Mont Tremblant, Canada

With its charming buildings and cobbled streets, we think Tremblant village is easily the most romantic ski resort in North America. And our guests agree. Two Inghams guests, Hayley Atkinson and Benjamin Jackson, recently got engaged here during their holiday and we wish them so much happiness for their future together.

Where Should We Stay?

The Hotel Fairmont Tremblant - 5 Stars

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The spacious deluxe rooms and one-bedroomed suites at the incredible Fairmont Tremblant are perfect for a luxury getaway for two. With its piste-side location you can easily combine skiing with romance on your holiday here.

6. Colfosco, Italy

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Surrounded by the impressive peaks of the Gruppo del Sella mountains, Colfosco is a quiet mountain village nestled in the Alta Badia region of the Dolomites.

The intimate Süd-Tirolean village is set in some of the most stunning scenery in South Tyrol. With a natural park and world heritage site at its doorstep, it also offers excellent hiking and cycling opportunities. 

Colfosco offers the perfect setting to spend some quality time with your loved one. Whether you’re spending your days taking in the pretty mountain views, snuggling up beside a cosy fire or indulging in the local cuisine, this resort will help keep the romance alive.

Where Should We Stay? 

Hotel Mezdi - 4.5 Stars

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This welcoming, family-run hotel in the centre of Colfosco offers floor-to-ceiling views of the surrounding Dolomites. If you’re looking for a traditional alpine atmosphere combined with delicious food and relaxing spa facilities, then Hotel Mezdi offers this and more.

After a day of exploring the mountains, you can head to their bar and relax beside the cosy fire. You might want to take a dip in the indoor or outdoor pool before relaxing on the terrace. Or, if you’ve had a rather active day on the slopes, you can treat yourself to a saltwater steam bath and sauna.

7. Serre Chevalier, France

Romantic tree-lined trails, skiing into the gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage site of Briançon, and the incredible open-air thermal baths at Monêtier all add up to create an enchanting ski getaway for two in Serre Chevalier.

Where Should We Stay?

Le Grand Aigle Hotel and Spa-4 Stars

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Situated in the idyllic hamlet of Le Bez, the modern and stylish Grand Aigle Hotel and Spa combines stunning spa facilities with a superb and carefully restored mountain chalet. The cosy bar is perfect for unwinding after a day on the slopes or for having a quiet drink with your other half.

8. Zermatt, Switzerland

The breath-taking resort of Zermatt is one of the world’s top places to ski. Add to that the picturesque, traffic-free village, streets lined with elegant boutiques and fancy bars, and you've got one of the world’s most romantic ski resorts. Dominated by the iconic Matterhorn, the mountain scenery is truly spectacular and will provide a stunning backdrop for your couples holiday.

Where Should We Stay?

The Hotel Mirabeau - 4 Stars

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For lovers of fine dining and excellent hospitality, the Hotel Mirabeau is ideally situated near the Gornergrat railway for ready access to the slopes. The excellent spa facilities mean you can spend your holiday in sheer luxury. However, it is a window seat in the restaurant, with it’s fantastic view of the Matterhorn, which will make your romantic holiday feel extra special.

Hopefully our list has sparked your imagination on the perfect way to treat your partner.

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