Short Ski Breaks

We know how to get the most from a short ski break in the Alps. Follow the snow for a last-minute weekend away or plan your trip well in advance. Whatever your preference, we’ve got your short break covered. Tell us what’s important to you and we’ll use our expert knowledge to make sure your short break is one to be remembered.

Look out for our special short breaks logo throughout our European resorts to find the properties that are best suited to a short break.

Our Recommendations

Easy access from Geneva Airport

La Clusaz - 1hr 10mins

short breaks

  • Amazing scenery; you won’t believe you've travelled such a short distance from the city
  • 5-star hotel options; no need to sacrifice luxury for convenience.
  • Picturesque alpine village; a great choice for a romantic mini break.

Recommended hotels: Hotel Au Coeur du Village *****Hotel Beauregard****

Chamonix  - 1hr 10mins

short breaks
  • Backcountry skiing without backcountry travel times.
  • Great accommodation options to suit all budgets and dates.
  • Great shopping, après and restaurants.

Recommended hotels: Hotel Heliopic ****, Boutique Hotel Le Morgane ****, Hotel Le Refuge des Aiglons ****, Residence Le Cristal de Jade****

Megève - 1hr 10mins

short breaks
  • A gastronomic dream with a huge variety of restaurants
  • Terrain to suit all levels
  • Charming village centre with cobbled streets and historic buildings.

Recommended hotels: Hotel Mont Blanc ****Hotel Le M de Megève *****


Flaine - 1hr 20mins

short breaks
  • High altitude; snow sure resort with a short transfer.
  • Lots of slopeside cafés and shops.
  • Ski-in/ski-out accommodation means hitting the slopes couldn't be easier.

Recommended hotels: Hotel Terminal Neige Totem ***Les Terrasses d'Eos ****

Morzine - 1hr 30mins

short breaks
  • Flexible lift pass options 
  • Access to an enormous ski area
  • Buzzing market town with lively après 

Recommended hotels: Hotel Le Samoyède ***+Hotel Le Petit Dru ***+


Villars  - 1hr 30minsshort breaks

  • Great choice for families.
  • Stunning views of Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc.
  • Varied terrain for all abilities

Recommended hotels: Chalet Royalp Hotel & Spa *****

Avoriaz - 1hr 40minsshort breaks

  • Ski-in/ski-out resort 
  • Easy access to the Portes du Soleil ski area
  • Car free resort

Recommended hotels: Hotel des Dromonts ****, Hotel Mil8 ****

 Verbier - 2hrsshort breaks

  • A world-renowned ski area.
  • Exclusive resort popular with the rich and famous
  • Lively après ski scene

Recommended hotel: Hotel W *****, Hotel Montpelier ***

Easy access from Zurich Airport:

Andermatt- 1hr 35mins

short breaks

  • Luxury accommodation at the Chedi Andermatt; perfect for a relaxing getaway
  • Dedicated Ski Butlers to help you plan your day on the slopes 
  • Varied ski area

Recommended hotel: The Chedi Andermatt *****

All timings shown are approximate. Main image: Verbier (Ivo Scholz).

Call one of our Ski Specialists on 0131 243 8097 for further information and advice on booking your short break.