With ski resorts always filling up quickly, it’s never too early to plan your winter getaway. Embrace the snow and cold weather and head to the mountains for winter’s favorite sport – skiing! See our top 5 destinations to experience snow and ski which are sure to deliver the ultimate winter getaway.
If you’re looking to take the kids to a fun winter destination, then look no further than Trysil. As Norway’s largest ski resort, there is no shortage when it comes to winter activities. In fact, Radisson Blu Resort, Trysil has 75km of prepared slopes, divided into 4 designated ski areas. And with 68 slopes and 30 lifts, what else could you ask for? Indoor activities? They have that covered too with 4 indoor pools for the kiddies to splash around in.
For the 4th consecutive year, the Radisson Blu Resort, Trysil has won the award for “Norway’s Best Ski Hotel” by World Ski Awards 2019. Make this year the year you go on that dream ski holiday in Norway!
If you’re looking for a cosier setting, then head to Radisson Blu Mountain Resort & Residences, Trysil, where you can feel at home by staying in any of the apartments available and still enjoy the services of a hotel. After a day of winter sports, relax and unwind at the Kulpen Spa and choose from a variety of treatments dedicated to rejuvenating your body and mind.
With 60km of modern ski slopes, Bukovel is the first European style ski resort in Ukraine. You will find everything you need for the perfect winter getaway. If you want to go down the adventurous route, you can choose everything from skiing to snowboarding, dog sledding, snowmobiling and even snow-tubing! If you prefer to just relax and appreciate the beautiful snow-capped mountains, then the Radisson Blu Resort Bukovel is well equipped with all the services. The in-house Wellness & Spa center has a gym, two swimming pools, bio saunas, steam baths and wellness and beauty centers.
If you’re looking for the perfect blend of relaxation, adventure and picturesque mountain views, then the village of Andermatt is waiting for you. Enjoy your fast-paced descent down the 120km piste network at SkiArena Andermatt-Sedrun or Gemsstock ski resort, and whether you choose to go down by ski, snowboard or sledge, you are sure to love the thrill. Stay in the heart of Andermatt at the Radisson Blu Hotel and enjoy your daily snowy activities. Oh, and be sure to end your adventurous day with a delicious Swiss fondue!
One of the premier ski mountains in Russia, Rosa Khutor in Sochi attracts ski enthusiasts from all over the world. With a typical ski season running for 140 to 180 days in the year, you are guaranteed a successful ski trip here. Snowboarders, worry not! Even though the Rosa Khutor ski station is best known for skiing, staying at the Radisson Resort, Rosa Khutor gives you access to snowboarding and even ice-skating facilities. So, what are you waiting for? Head to Rosa Khutor to breathe in the crisp mountain air and enviably long ski season!
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If you’re looking to enjoy a winter vacation that might be a bit different from a European ski break, then you’ll want to check out Kayseri. Nestled in the center of Turkey and home to Mount Erciyes, the country’s second highest mountain is a winter sports paradise. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Kayseri located in the center of the city conveniently places you in a spot where you can tour the city’s Old Town and still get your fair share of winter sports. In just a 25-minute car ride you will arrive at the Erciyes Ski Resort for exhilarating 200km ski runs atop an extinct volcano! After an adventurous day up in the slopes, head to the hotel’s Roof Lounge and end the night enjoying a refreshing cocktail with views over the mountain.
No matter which destination you pick as your winter getaway this year, you are sure to have a memorable time in the snow surrounded by some of the world’s most beautiful scenery!