The heart of the ski season is here and the slopes have never looked better. With blankets of snow on the ground and breathtaking views surrounding, it’s no surprise people are squeezing in last minute winter escapes. These four winter wonderlands make for the perfect last minute vacation to ski or snowboard before spring arrives. From the Swiss Alps to the Rocky Mountains, and everything in between, enjoy the luxurious amenities of any of these stunning winter wonderlands.
St. Mortiz, Switzerland
The Swiss Alps are any snow enthusiasts dream. St. Mortiz is located on the southern slopes of the Albula Alps. Due to its location, St. Mortiz is one of the most popular ski resorts in Switzerland. This small ski-town sitting on the western banks of the St. Moritz Lake is home to only 5,200 citizens and welcomes more than half a million visitors each year. Enjoy skiing, snowboarding or hiking on the slopes or simply relax and reboot in one of their many luxury lodges or restaurants in the area. Be sure to stop by the Engel & Völkers St. Moritz shop when in town.
Tremblant is a luxurious year-round ski resort in Québec. Named the number one ski resort in eastern North America, this trip is a must. With 102 ski trails and 14 chairlifts, you can spend hours exploring the mountain. While skiing is a given, there are a host of other activities that can be enjoyed. Enjoy a relaxing day shopping and dining in the European-style Pedestrian Village, the heart of Tremblant, or attend a sporting event and free concert. Engel & Völkers Tremblant features many beautiful ski-in/ski-out properties.
One of America’s most coveted ski resorts, Vail is located in the Rocky Mountain Region of Colorado. People travel from far and wide to experience the perfect snow and steep slopes. This trendy ski town is the epitome of luxury mountain experience, with alpine-inspired architecture and a European vibe. Take a break from skiing to enjoy the lively apres ski scene or enjoy a scenic gondola ride over Vail Valley. Stop by Engel & Völkers Vail if you are interested in purchasing a ski condo.
Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy
This small town in Northern Italy is considered the Queen of the Dolomites. Cortina offers excellent skiing facilities, with 34 chairlifts and 95% snow coverage during ski season. Cortina’s culture and history is rich and dates back hundreds of years, meaning tons of interesting sightseeing activities are available when you feel like taking a break from the slopes. Cortina will host, in partnership with Milan, the 2026 winter olympics and paralympics. Be sure to stop by Engel & Völkers Cortina d’Ampezzo while in town.