The best thing about winter is embracing the cold weather. So, book yourself a magical and snowy vacation. Here, we have gathered the world’s most alluring chalets, great ski resorts, and prime locations for viewing the Northern Lights to help you get some inspiration. Therefore, if you enjoy skiing or snowboarding, you likely have good pent-up demand. This winter finally looks to be returning to more normal conditions. Here are some ski vacation hidden gems that will introduce you to new places and new things.
- Rosenheim Hakuba in Nagano, Japan
The design of this resort is a lot more traditional, and it has its own karaoke bar. It is built in a way like that of a Swiss mansion, which featured a latticed facade with a large clock, surrounded by slopes of the Japanese Alps with snowy fir trees. So, before returning to the sink into the Rosenheim Hakuba’s private hot springs, book a shuttle to the Hakuba Happo One Ski Resort for an invigorating day of skiing or snowboarding.
- The Lodge at Flying Horse, Colorado, US
The snowiest state in the US is Colorado having so many pleasant landscapes. During winter, It provides visitors with views of the Rockies blanketed in snow. It has facilities like the off-season Weiskopf golf course (weather permitting), a spa, a swimming pool, and luxurious lounges where you can have fun and watch snowflakes swirling outside.
- Litli Geysir Hotel in Haukadalur, Iceland
Although seeing the Northern Lights is not always possible, still you can see them in Iceland’s Golden Circle’s Haukadalur valley. The Litli Geysir Hotel is a collection of minimalist-styled traditional Icelandic cottages lighted by the cozy glow of beeswax candles. There are many activities to enjoy in the beautiful surroundings, such as going on a snowmobile excursion and viewing the geyser at dawn.
- Le Faucigny- Hotel de Charme in Rhone- Alps, Chamonix, France
The snowy peaks and classic chalets of Chamonix are hard to beat in terms of winter wonderlands. You will find some of the best ski down slopes in Europe. The surroundings are styled chic, with a modern chalet with a hot tub, sauna, and a lounge with cozy, charcoal-colored walls, a fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling bookcases.
- Valen Cabins in Reine, Norway
The frost-tipped and scarlet-painted Valen Cabins in the Norwegian fishing community of Reine beautifully mix cast iron wood burners with views of the sea and mountains. Rent a car to explore the region and its breathtaking landscape, or simply relax and gaze at the stars on a clear night.