For those looking for a winter retreat that brings both style and substance, look no further. Nestled between two magnificent peaks lies a Tyrolean mountain village turned luxury resort, and it might just be your next holiday destination. St Anton, with its modern infrastructure and impressive range of runs and off-piste routes, has earned itself a place among the top five resorts in the Alps, and it’s become a firm favourite among trendy powder hounds.
The resort gives a near guarantee of everyday skiing, thanks to its location in one of Europe’s snowiest areas, and then matches its high-quality terrain with classy accommodation and restaurants. If you fancy spending a week or two testing your skills on the slopes and relaxing in a plush hotel or your own private catered chalet, St Antonis the place to go.
Here’s an overview of some of the area’s very best accommodation:
From the outside, Cirrus may not look like much. But ultimate luxury is just a short elevator ride away, which will take you up to your private hideaway. Designed by an award-winning architect, no less.
Sleeping six in three deluxe ensuite bedrooms, each with their own Juliette balcony so that everyone gets that mountain view, this place is built for relaxation. Chill out in the open plan living and dining area, complete with roaring fire and freshly baked cake. Or soothe sore muscles in the sauna and heated outdoor pool with a pre-dinner drink.
After a day on the slopes, the Stratus will welcome you home with home-baked goods and a crackling fire in the open plan living and dining room. It’s difficult not to feel relaxed in this catered chalet, St Anton’s most lavish retreat.
All three bedrooms, sleeping six comfortably, give you the chance to enjoy your morning coffee with a sensational view of the sun rising over snow-capped peaks from a private balcony. The sauna and heated pool ensure you’re ready to head out again the following day after a delicious four-course meal that gets the taste buds tingling.
Ideal for larger groups, the Nimbus sleeps ten and satisfies everyone’s expectation of a quality catered chalet. St Anton and the surrounding region have supplied the beautiful local materials like timber beams and stone that have been used to evoke the perfect balance of traditional alpine cosiness and sleek modern design.
In this opulent Austrian oasis, no detail has been forgotten. After a long day of fresh air, leave your equipment in the on-site storage, complete with heated boot warmers. After that, unwinding is easy. Enjoy a glass of wine by the pool before indulging in a sumptuous dinner, then while away the evening by the crackling fire in the lounge/dining room. All five bedrooms are ensuite, and four rooms open up to pretty Juliette balconies that make the perfect spot for watching the sun go down.
With its sensational landscape and a gorgeous catered chalet, St Anton is an easy decision to make for any stylish skier. Whether you’re a group of friends searching for a luxurious getaway or a family looking for fun with flair, this Austrian winter wonderland is waiting to be explored.
Tim Heal is the founder of Chaletline, a travel agency offering catered chalet accommodation in worldwide ski resorts. With an extensive knowledge of resorts and excellent post booking care, they pride themselves on the personal touch they offer to each and every client. If you're looking for a catered chalet, St Anton is just one of the superb ski resorts in which they can quickly and efficiently match you with the perfect accommodation. Catering for individuals, couples and groups up to 50, the knowledgeable Chaletline team will help you choose the right chalet in the right resort.