If the idea of Christmas spent in the snowy mountains surrounded by friends and family sounds appealing, read on. We’ve selected the best hotels in Europe offering programmes filled with festive fun from sumptuous Christmas dinners to spectacular decorations helping to create that magical festive feel.
Where better to spend Christmas than the picturesque Swiss village of Saas Fee? Offering high altitude skiing on the glacier as well as quaint cobbled streets in the resort centre, Saas Fee is also famous as the setting for the music video for Wham’s Last Christmas. If that doesn’t put you in the mood for Christmas, we don’t know what will!
The beautifully stylish, 5-star Hotel Capra is a boutique property with excellent facilities, perfect for a winter getaway. Its Christmas programme is designed to make everyone feel special with gifts for all guests, a special dinner on the 24th December, an impressively decorated Christmas tree on the outdoor terrace, a visit from Santa Claus, cookie baking for children and even a torch walk. You’ll also find Christmas markets in the village centre (13-14th December) with special performances from local choirs.
For more information or for a quote to the Hotel Capra in Saas Fee, please enquire online or contact our Ski Specialists on 0131 243 8097.
Villars is a perfect choice for a family getaway with plenty of slopes to suit skiers of all abilities and some excellent ski school options. The 5-star Chalet Royalp Hotel & Spa offers luxurious alpine accommodation with superb views and fantastic facilities.
Its Christmas programme is designed to keep all members of the family happy with a visit from Father Christmas on the 24th December, festive decorations throughout the hotel, a Christmas tree in the lobby where you’ll also find several fireplaces, helping to create that special festive feeling. There’s also a fantastic Christmas Eve dinner at the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant as well as a brunch on Christmas Day. Best of all the hotel operates a supervised Kids Club throughout the Christmas holidays ensuring that your little ones are never short of fun-filled activities to enjoy.
For more information or for a quote to the Chalet Royalp Hotel & Spa in Villars, please enquire online or contact our Ski Specialists on 0131 243 8097.
The epitome of glamour, St Moritz oozes style and sophistication as well as an extensive, high-altitude ski area with stunning views. There are plenty of events in the build up to the Christmas break to help get you in the festive spirit including the arrival of the Olympic flame and the skiing World Cup.
There’s no shortage of luxurious 5-star hotels to choose from in this iconic resort but the Christmas programme at the Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski will help ensure your Christmas break is one to remember. You can opt for a beautifully decorated Christmas tree in your room or suite, attend the children’s Christmas Eve afternoon tea with a special visit from Santa Claus himself, sing some carols at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony before attending the special gala dinner on the 24th December. We can’t think of a better way to spend Christmas!
For more information or for a quote to the Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski, please enquire online or contact our Ski Specialists on 0131 243 8097.