The Peaks restaurant has opened at Laax’s newest property, Peaks Palace which offers 74 luxurious apartments at the base of the resort just minutes from the slopes. Guests can enjoy a globally inspired menu from acclaimed Gault Millau chef, Manual Reichenbach, with a wine list primarily featuring wines from the Graubünden region. With a large, seamlessly connected ski area above the villages of Laax, Flims and Falera, an excellent snow record and a famous freestyle school, Laax was built for convenience.
A seven-night stay at the 4*+ Peaks Place, Laax in Switzerland costs from £1,145 per person based on four adults sharing a two bedroom apartment. Price based on 2 April 2017 departures and includes return flights, transfers and accommodation on a half-board basis.
Ski Safari (01273 224060, www.skisafari.com)
Avoid the crowds and save more than 30% at Pierre & Vacances’ 4* Premium Residence in Arc 1800, France
Pierre & Vacances’4* Les Alpages de Chantel residence is located in the upper part of Arc 1800. Guests can access the entire Paradiski area directly from the residence and then relax in the residence’s indoor pool, saunas and hammams in the late afternoon. Skiers arriving on Saturday 25 March can enjoy quieter pistes before the Easter school holidays and save more than 30%.
Priced from £167 pp (£834 per apartment down from £1,226 saving 32%) for a seven-night self-catered stay in an apartment that sleeps up to five people arriving Saturday 25 March.
Pierre & Vacances (0870 0267 145,www.pierreetvacances.co.uk)
Save up to £500 on Easter Family Ski packages to Canada, with Ski Safari
With Canada’s east coast having a bumper year for snowfall this season, Tremblant is ideal for families, with one of the shortest flight times from the UK to North America. Affectionately known as ‘Disney on Snow’, it’s guaranteed to go down well with kids. The pretty pedestrianised village has everything you need within walking distance and, the ski-in, 4* Sommet Des Neige sits right at the base of the slopes. Added to this, it is super value for money with a saving of up to £500 per family this Easter.
A seven-night stay at the 4* Sommet Des Neige Tremblant costs from £3,675 per family based on two adults and two children (under 12) sharing a one-bedroom suite. Price based on 4 April 2017 departures and includes return flights, transfers and accommodation.
Ski Safari (01273 224060, www.skisafari.com)
Save more than £250 pp at Hotel Le Mottaret in the French Alps, with Ski France
Hôtel Le Mottaret offers guests accommodation in the centre of Méribel-Mottaret (1,750 m) in the heart of the Three Valleys, the world’s largest ski area, with 600 km of pistes. Situated close to many amenities, including a ski school and a ski-hire shop, there is also a free shuttle bus that connects visitors to the hustle and bustle of Méribel Centre. Owned by Ski France for more than 20 years, the hotel has been renovated recently and features a sunny terrace, bubbling Jacuzzi and a cosy lounge bar with an in-house DJ. Plus, the lower terrace is home to Café del Mott, a barbeque restaurant where skiers and snowboarders can enjoy a warming, affordable lunch overlooking the mountains. A week’s stay, from Sunday 26 March, costs from £574 pp (was £845 pp – saving £271 pp) for two people sharing a room. Price includes breakfast every day. Flights, transfers, ski pass and ski hire extra.
Ski France (0203 475 4756, www.skifrance.co.uk)
Save more than £200 at Alpen-Residenz Mooshaus in Kühtai, the Austrian Tirol, with Inghams
Make the most of the ski-in, accommodation at 4* Alpen-Residenz Mooshaus in Kühtai, the Austrian Tirol. Austria’s highest ski resort is known for its snow-sure slopes and family-friendly facilities, plus its vibrant après-ski scene. After an exhilarating day exploring the mountains, unwind in the newly extended leisure area, or the new heated outdoor pool at Alpen-Residenz Mooshaus. A week’s stay, from Saturday 8 April, costs from £1,089 pp (£2,178 total, was £2,407 total – saving £229) for two people sharing a room. Price includes half-board accommodation, flights (from Gatwick to Innsbruck) and transfers. Lunch, lift pass and ski hire extra.
Austrian Tirol: www.visittirol.co.uk
Save £100 pp at VIP SKI’s Valdez Suite in Morzine, France
Valdez Suite is a spacious, apartment for four people that overlooks the high street in Morzine. After exploring the Portes du Soleil ski area by day, the south-facing balcony is an ideal spot for guests to soak up the sun and the après-ski high-street buzz.
Priced from £979 pp (down from £1,079 pp saving £100 pp) for a seven-night catered stay (cooked breakfast, afternoon tea and three-course evening meal with wine) with return flights from Gatwick, return coach transfers and VIP SKI’s dedicated chalet service arriving 12 March 2017.
VIP SKI (0208 875 1957,www.vip-chalets.com)
Exclusive to Ski Safari, kids stay and eat for free in Myrkdalen, Norway this Easter
One of Europe’s secrets, Myrkdalen in Norway has something for everyone with quiet slopes for beginners and untracked off-piste for the adventurous. Below the ski area, the ski-in, Myrkdalen Hotel, is situated in the hub of the resort, with a selection of restaurants and bars. Après activities include sledging, sleigh rides and even indoor skydiving at the local wind tunnel. Plus during the first week of Easter, kids can stay and eat for free making it the perfect choice for families.
A seven-night stay at the 4*Myrkdalen Hotel costs from £845 pp (two adults and two children under seven sharing a family room). Price based on 2 April 2017 departures and includes return flights, transfers, accommodation on a half-board basis and lift passes. Kids stay and eat for free during the first week of the Easter Holidays.
Ski Safari (01273 224060,www.skisafari.com)
Save 15% at Alpe d’Huez grand Ski, the French Alps, with Ski France
Situated just 500 metres away from the centre of Alpe d’Huez grand Ski, stay at Les Chalets de L’Altiport – an ideal base for families and groups of friends. The self-catered chalets (sleeping from 12-16 people) are beautifully decorated in the traditional Savoyard style, with large fireplaces and wood and stone interiors. And the free shuttle bus to the town centre means that guests can also make the most of the restaurants, shops and cinema. A seven-night stay, from Friday 24 March, costs from £238 pp, £2,850 total (was £3,336 total, saving 15%) for 12 people sharing a five-bedroom chalet. Accommodation only.
Ski France (0203 475 4756,www.skifrance.co.uk)
Alpe d’Huez grand Ski: www.alpedhuez.com