Skiing in February is the perfect time of year - the ice cold days of winter has passed and then sun has started to shine higher in the sky but there is still plenty of snowfall to be had. It is also the perfect time to go on a family skiing holiday, as half-term falls within this month.
Best ski resorts in February
A selection of some of our favourite resorts to visit in February:
Best apartments, hotels and chalets for February skiing
Discover the best accommodation options in our February-time skiing resorts across Europe.
- Good for: Couples
Offering wonderful views with the best local cuisine, this hotel is certainly refined. A state of the art spa on-site as well as a fashionable cocktail bar with live music in the evenings. Slightly out of the way of the hustle and bustle of town so you can relax and unwind after an active day of skiing.
- Good for: Friends / Groups
The hotel in centrally located in the resort, next to the slopes and the abundance of cafes, bars and restaurants. It's a popular location due its comfy offerings, well established bar and plentiful buffets so perfect to keep a group of friends busy and entertained out on the slopes all day but also in the hotel for some relaxation.
- Good for: Families
Nothing is too much for these hoteliers, your home is their home in this friendly hotel. The hotel organises free guiding to things like fun-parks and is a close locations to lifts as well as the ski school meeting point, so not far to walk for little legs. The breakfasts and dinners are also hearty and wholesome.
- Good for: Solo travellers
This ski-in ski-out hotel, has a lot to offer including a rooftop spa and an handy on-site shop for supplies. This hotel also doesn't charge for single supplements so is ideal for solo skiers or snowboarders. The accommodation is aimed at adults, so offers accommodation for 14+ ages.
- Good for: Short ski breaks
A modern, alpine style hotel with a traditional, homely feel that provides great service and exceptional cuisine. It has a relaxed feel and is a short walk to the resort centre, so easy to reach if you fancy dinner or a drink in town. The hotel offers a shuttle bus to the lifts so no time is wasted when you are visiting for a short ski or snowboarding trip.
- Good for: Après Ski
High-quality chalet set over 3 floors equipped with a sunny terrace for piste viewing, open log fire and a sauna. You can make use of the open plan lounge area to enjoy dinner and drinks or the accommodation is not too far from the resort centre where there is plenty of après ski fun to be had.
FAQ's for skiing holidays in February
Why is it good to ski in February? - February is a great time to ski, usually the worst of the winter weather has passed so the days are a bit longer and warmer and the weather is a bit more predictable. It is also a good time for families to go as half-term falls in this month.
What are the snow conditions in February? - February is generally known as a good time for snow as there has been a few months build up of snow fall prior, so the slopes are well covered. It's also early enough in the season that the snow hasn't started to be melt, or be compacted. There is still often gentle snowfalls so fresh snow is still typical to see.
Looking for more skiing inspiration?
Inghams have all the knowledge when it comes to booking your February / Half-term Holiday skiing trip.
- If you're a snowboarding fanatic and are looking for the best places to go in February, then take a look at our Snowboarding resort guide.
- If you are thinking of taking your ski or snowboard trip slightly later in the season then read our guide on the best high altitude resorts for the best chance of snow.
- Brush up your knowledge and be inspired by taking part in our Ski Trivia quiz and see how well you, your family and your friends know your ski facts.