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Four Reasons to Indulge in a Luxury Skiing Experience

Four Reasons to Indulge in a Luxury Skiing Experience


We all love a touch of luxury in our lives, and from time to time this desire ought to be indulged. We work hard for the money that we earn, so it’s only fitting that we spend it on something to make all of that effort and endeavour worth our time.

Opulent travelling experiences can perfectly fit the bill, and what could be more heavenly than sitting before a roaring log fire, a glass of champagne in hand, and a vista of snow-capped mountains spread out before you?

If you need any more enticement to indulge, then here are just four of the reasons why you should enjoy the ultimate skiing experience…




1) The Slopes

Skiing is the perfect pastime for adventure lovers everywhere, offering all of the adrenaline inducing excitement that you could desire. The very best slopes belong to the very best resorts, so it really is a case of getting what you pay for. Splash out on a luxury experience, and expect thrills the like of which you’ve never known before.




2) The Cuisine

Although hitting the slopes may take up most of your days, there is always room in a luxury lover’s life for some fine dining, and the cuisine offered by the most prestigious resorts is exquisite. Many will deviate from their set menus at your whim, offering to cook anything that you desire, and wine cellars stocked with the very finest vintages offer the perfect accompaniments for your evening meals. With such delectable dining, you’ll never want to leave.


Club Med Les DeuxAlpes France (Image: Iglu Ski)


3) The Hospitality

The first class service that you’ll receive will only enhance the experience. With professional and attentive staff to help cater to your every whim, you’ll find that the hospitality you receive rivals that of any five star hotel. Not only will your every need be met by the hoteliers, but you’ll also receive tuition from some of the finest ski instructors in the world, helping you to tackle the challenges you face on the slopes with aplomb.


Ferienart Resort Spa (Image:


4) The Extras

Most luxury ski resorts aim to provide a comprehensive holidaying experience, and this means that they’ll aim to enhance your sojourn in any way they can. Extras can include everything from saunas and steam rooms to private cinemas, swimming pools, and luxury spas. In the case of providers like Iglu Ski, you’ll also find accommodation to rival the most opulent hotels, so that you can kick back and relax in style at the end of a day on the slopes.


What are you waiting for? Choose to indulge today.


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About the author

Carmen Edelson is the Founder of Carmen's Luxury Travel. Carmen has been traveling the world for over a decade. Her travels allow her the opportunity to pursue her itch to travel to the best luxury destinations, and experience those first class tastes from around the world.


  1. Suze - Luxury Columnist
    June 10, 2016 at 5:51 am

    I’m such a fan of skiing and I’d love to do it in style with a private cinema and swimming pool
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    • Carmen Edelson
      June 11, 2016 at 9:54 am

      We are big fans of it too, although now with my foot injury I’m a little reluctant to get on the slopes.

  2. Carol Colborn
    June 11, 2016 at 9:15 am

    Since I don’t ski and my husband does, I will probably indulge myself in the extras, the hospitality, and the food!

    • Carmen Edelson
      June 11, 2016 at 9:55 am

      I really enjoy taking a day off when we go skiing and spending it at the spa.

  3. Tonya Denmark
    June 11, 2016 at 10:48 am

    I am not a big fan of skiing but I’ve always been interested in hanging out in the lounge. I am sure the apres-ski experience is just as amazing!
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    • Carmen Edelson
      June 11, 2016 at 10:54 am

      Sitting in the lounge next to a fireplace with a glass of wine is what I call relaxation.

  4. anna
    June 11, 2016 at 11:48 pm

    Yes! I agree with your reasons! The hospitality in places like this play a big factor in the overall experience.
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    • Carmen Edelson
      June 29, 2016 at 6:54 pm

      Some of the best experiences we have had is when the staff goes above and beyond to accommodate us.

  5. Fiona Maclean
    June 12, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    I don’t ski – but I love snow topped mountains. So, I think I should just hang out in some of these wonderful places

    • Carmen Edelson
      June 29, 2016 at 6:56 pm

      I’m not a great skier, but I do love to see the snow on the ground and trees.

  6. Jenna
    June 12, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    Skiing is definitely an indulgence if you go to some of the better resorts, but I agree, it can definitely be worth it! Some of those extras sound wonderful, we always love a good spa with saunas and steam rooms, and the private cinima would be pretty awesome!

    • Carmen Edelson
      June 29, 2016 at 6:57 pm

      When we go skiing, I can easily spend one to two days in the spa indulging myself.

  7. Mar Pages
    June 13, 2016 at 12:46 am

    I do agree on paying a little more when trying extreme sports, I feel safer knowing I am in experienced and qualified hands. Of course, enjoying stunning facilities is a big perk too!
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    • Carmen Edelson
      June 29, 2016 at 6:58 pm

      One of our first trips to Colorado, we spend a fortune on instructors for all the kids. I think it was well worth it.

  8. Erica
    June 13, 2016 at 7:16 am

    I suck at skiing or snowboarding, but I go on trips anyway just to enjoy the snow! And because it’s just completely fun no matter how stupid I look as I fall over on my butt!

    • Carmen Edelson
      June 29, 2016 at 6:59 pm

      I’m not a great skier either. One year I spend most of my time rolling down the mountain than on my skis.

  9. Vicky and Buddy
    June 13, 2016 at 5:38 pm

    You definitely get what you pay for, so sometimes spending the extra money is worth it. I’ve never tried skiing, only snowboarding, but I would love to check out a ski resort and indulge in those extras!

    • Carmen Edelson
      June 29, 2016 at 7:05 pm

      You definitely get better service and a better room if you pay more. Some of these ski resorts really go out of their way to make your stay comfortable.

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