There is no better way to spend your New Year’s Day than on the slopes. Spending quality time with friends and family and indulging yourself with those well-deserved treats, it’s the time of year to relax and reminisce. Begin 2017 with a bang by taking on new challenges and discovering what skiing has to offer with a unique getaway deal.
From Europe to North America, there are a huge variety of ski resorts that celebrate the New Year period in style with spectacular events and shows to enjoy. Particularly popular with youngsters, the night life surrounding ski resorts is insane over the New Year. With outdoor parties and traditional brews, the fun to be had is an indescribable experience!
We’ve sorted through some of the top rated ski resorts across the world to bring you the best options for a New Year’s retreat:
- Kitzbühel, Austria
Kitzbühel is one of the most cosmopolitan Alpine resorts with its diverse ski area, shopping complexes and annual parties. It is home to the Ski World Cup’s infamous downhill race which lures in thousands of skiers to the biggest party of the year.
- Tignes, France
Tignes is where everyone thinks about when you put together the worlds party and ski. From freestyle ski areas to restaurants, cinemas and nightclubs, you will never get bored! New Years is an excuse for Tignes to go overboard on their party life on offer such as the famous Fire Mix Parties. It’s all about the après ski at this resort.
- Aosta Valley, Italy
With a total of 864.9km of slopes, Aosta Valley is perfect for a New Year retreat. With the ski season between December and April, it’s the perfect time to book a trip to the Alps. With Aosta valley’s snow reliability and fantastic après ski scene at this time of the year, it’s not a resort to miss out on.
America & Canada
- Revelstoke, Canada
Revelstoke has been said to be the most exciting development in snow business over the past 20 years. It is a good place for proficient skiers with or without less audacious family and friends. With evening entertainment and pubs including The Village Idiot, it’s a fantastic choice of resort for the more daring skier.
- Alyeska, Alaska, USA
A year round destination, Alyeska resort is perfect for a New Year ski holiday. It offers a full range of winter activities for everyone, not just youngsters. As well as day trips to wildlife centres and glaciers, the resort hosts seasonal events and spectacular festivities.
- Telluride, Colorado, USA
Operating from November to April, Telluride ski resort offers a genuine mountain experience for various levels of skiers with real-time lift statuses and weather updates on your mobile. With attentive guest services, ambassadors are dedicated to making your time enjoyable and fun.
- Red Mountain, Canada
Rossland has been voted as Canada’s number one outdoor town by Explore magazine. It’s a great place to be to step into the new year as there are a range of bars and pubs as well as the areas winter charm. It has world class festivals and carnival including the Rossland Winter Carnival from the 26th to 29th of January.
If you’re interested in skiing into the New Year, why not give us a call on 01858 466888 or find out more about the New Year ski holidays available through our site.