Ski holidays offer a combination of thrills, relaxation and fun, and with so many resorts across the globe it can be difficult to make the right choice. Picking a ski resort involves choosing a country and looking for one that offers the facilities you require. A family resort, for instance, may differ to one where groups are prevalent. At Crystal Ski there are ski holidays from all the traditional countries – Austria, Switzerland, France and others – and more, with the emphasis on excellent deals and clear, useful information.
Europe may be the traditional home of skiing holidays, and in recent years resorts have become available in Andorra, Bulgaria, Slovenia and more unusual countries, but the rest of the world also has some excellent skiing opportunities. The USA and Canada, for instance, are home to some of the most highly-rated ski areas in the world, and they also tend to be less expensive than their European counterparts. Many people choose to ski USA resorts for this reason, and they are also notably less crowded than the more popular European destinations.
One of the most impressive of all US resorts is that at Beaver Creek, a very pretty resort with much to offer the visitor. Located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, Beaver Creek is guaranteed snow thanks to its altitude, and is famed as a luxurious resort with a romantic aspect like no other.
The town itself is attractive, friendly and complete with many quaint stores, excellent restaurants and bars, and provides a relaxed atmosphere and superb skiing. Beaver Creek is also well known for its nursery slopes, so is perfect for families.
The famous Lake Tahoe ski area is one of the best in the world, and features seven different areas, each of which is rated as world class, with a total of 535 different runs. That all are available on the same pass makes it all the more attractive. The resort is laid out on the shores of the picturesque lake and offers two very different atmosphere’s in the evening: the California side of the village is easy going and relaxing, the Nevada side home to a more lively après ski element. Combined with superb skiing for all levels of experience, this makes it a resort that is perfect for families, groups or couples looking for a romantic break.
The luxury resort of Aspen is known the world over, and is a unique experience that every skier should enjoy at some time. Guaranteed snow means skiing is always superb, and the stunning town with its beautiful restaurants and bars, and lively atmosphere in the evenings, is matched by the Snowmass Resort which is reached by shuttle bus and is very popular with families. Accommodation is plentiful and often very luxurious indeed.
Skiing in the USA is an excellent way to enjoy a holiday in a pleasant resort with top-class facilities, and the above are just some of the many American ski resorts that you can find by browsing at Crystal Ski.