Mountains of family fun - There is nothing quite like sharing a ski or snowboarding adventure holiday with your family. No matter your children's age, there is something very special about a holiday in the mountains. Be it practicing your turns together or whizzing down the slopes in competition - whatever level of skiing or snowboarding abilities you and your family have, Inghams has a winter getaway for you.
The best family ski resorts
We have put together a quick overview to make it easier for you to find your perfect family skiing and snowboarding holiday:
- Popular (British operated) ski school.
- Smaller children will enjoy the local mascot and mountain fairy seeking adventures.
- Older children will love the terrain park and overall, there is a very large beginner area.
- Awarded the Families Plus label.
- Impeccable childcare service, fantastic facilities and activities for all children.
- Age categorised opportunities so your children can make the most of their holiday, on and off the slopes.
- Lots of children specific ski zones with a children's safety park in Kronplatz.
- Children first catering at Restaurant Kron.
- A great, fun play area for smaller children, with joyful characters and even moving carpets to practice skiing on.
- Many of the hotels in this resort offer children specific activities.
- Fun-slopes and family-parks mean children can practice away from the crowds and in safety.
- There are some great children specific lifts, so the can practice getting around by themselves.
The best accommodation options
A collection of accommodation options from some of our resorts, put together for you to help you find the right accommodation for your family:
Family ski holidays to Austria
The Moss Hotel - Obergurgl
The hotel is located in a quiet side street only two minutes walk from the nearest piste and ski school meeting point.
Hotel Gotthard - Obergurgl
With this hotel, you will have ski-in, ski-out access to the slopes. Excellent quality of both food and accommodation.
Hotel Angerer - Hochgurgl
A traditional, family-run hotel. The interior is cosy and traditional, with an open fireplace to warm yourself by after a day in the snow.
Family ski holidays to France
Hotel Du Golf - Les Arcs
The close proximity to the fun MILLE8 activity ski area and aquatic centre adds to its appeal.
Chalet Matine - Morzine
This Chalet option is on the piste, opposite the Pleney gondola and can be self-catering or half-board.
When to go on a family ski holiday
We offer some great family holiday options for skiing and snowboarding around the school holidays:
Easter Break Family Ski Holidays
Half Term Family Ski Holidays
Christmas & New Year Family Ski Holidays
Childcare and ski schools
Are you looking for a ski holiday centred around ski schools for children as well as additional childcare from infants up to the age of 12? Our sister company Esprit is the perfect family holiday that covers all those needs for a ski holiday.
Family skiing FAQs
How do I plan a family Ski holiday? - Firstly, it is best to check your children's term dates, then it is advisable to look at the country you ideally want to visit compared to the airport you wish to depart from. It is always best to scope out the types of accommodation in your desired destination to make sure there are family friendly options. We would suggest using our Search Bar at the top of our website where you can search by Destination, Date, Guests and Airport.
What do I pack for a family? - Lots of layers, keeping warm is all about layering up. We have a great Insider's Guide where you can get a more in-depth understanding of what is needed while skiing.
What to do as a family of new skiers? - We would certainly recommend booking yourself some lessons with the local ski schools, children and adults alike and to also make use of the practice parks and play areas.
Can parents have adult ski time only? - You can make the most of on-site ski schools, activity groups and creches at many resorts so that you can have time to ski freely or enjoy a leisurely lunch.
Top up your Ski knowledge: What to Wear
If you, or perhaps you and your children haven't been skiing yet, here is an Insider's Guide on what to wear skiing. This is a helpful read to help you know how to keep you and your family warm out on the slopes.
Top up your Ski knowledge: Advanced all the way
If your children have been on skis since they could walk, than don't worry - we offer resorts that can cater for even the most advanced skiing families, have a look at our Insider's Guide on where to go and why.
Top up your Ski knowledge: Get inspired
If your children are a little nervous about skiing, then we have just the Insider's Guide for you - Skiing at the movies! Inspire and excite by showing the epic adventures and landscapes (where age appropriate) from some of these iconic movies.
Travel with confidence
When you choose an Inghams holiday, you can travel with confidence. We’re here to take the stress out of travelling. We’ve put extra measures in place for your peace of mind. We’ll help keep both you and your money safe.