Aspen is one of world’s most exclusive winter destinations which offers high end luxury and the ultimate skiing experience. Much loved by A-list celebrities as well as honeymooners, it is a winter wonderland destination with lavish hotels, top-notch restaurants and designer shops.
Hotel Jerome is Aspen’s crown jewel and oldest hotel, established in 1889. Combining beautiful old-fashioned ambience and world-class dining with modern state-of-the-art inclusions (custom-made mattresses, a heated pool and Jacuzzis), it is an utterly stylish, cosy and romantic retreat where you will experience the very best of USA’s hippest ski destinations.
When you are not on the slopes, ride in a vintage-style French carriage and enjoy the postcard-perfect views of Victorian houses in the historic mining town followed by a sleigh ride across the open fields covered in snow.
Chamonix is France’s most beautiful ski resort located at the foot of the magnificent Mont Blanc. The slopes range from easy to extreme so there is something for every type of skier, and there are a lot of viewpoints and observation decks from which you can admire the Mont Blanc massif covered with glistening snow.
If you are looking for romantic accommodation, then stay in the beautiful Grand Hotel des Alpes built in 1840. It is located in the heart of Chamonix and makes the perfect base for exploring the slopes as well as other attractions. The hotel boasts an exquisite Wellness centre and a breath-taking honeymoon suite on the 7th floor featuring wooden beams and port-hole like windows overlooking the summits. You will be isolated from the rest of the hotel and enjoy all the privacy you need.
Away from the slopes, explore the spectacular French cuisine in local restaurants and see the impressive Mer de Glace glacier from the little red train which departs from Chamonix and takes you to Montenvers.
If you want to experience skiing in Austria, then Kitzbühel is a superb destination. Boasting 170 kilometres of slopes suitable for both amateurs and professional skiers, it offers amazing skiing experiences. Situated on the Kitzbüheler Ache River, this quaint medieval town features beautiful architecture as well as a myriad of little restaurants and cafes, and the most of its centre is car-free.
There are lot of luxury accommodation options in the picturesque Kitzbühel, but the beautiful Tennerhof is one of the most romantic 5 star hotels you will find. Located on the hillside amongst a breath-taking garden, if offers panoramic mountain views and beautifully appointed superior and deluxe rooms as well as lavish suites. The hotel also has a wine cellar, an indoor pool, a luxury spa and a gourmet restaurant which is considered one of the best in Austria.
Located in south-west Switzerland, Verbier is the premiere ski destination in Europe with some of the areas covered with snow all year round. It is the largest ski area in Switzerland with some of the best off piste skiing in the Alps, and the scenery is truly breath-taking.
Chalet d’Adrien is the only 5-star hotel in Verbier boasting 29 uniquely designed rooms with sweeping views of the Grand Massif. The "Combins" bedrooms are ideal for newly-weds as they feature south-facing balconies overlooking the summits, and each of them is named after a mountain flower. The hotel has two restaurants – one specialising in fine Italian cuisine and the other one offering traditional Valasian specialities. After spending the day on the slopes, enjoy pampering at the hotel spa and indulge in local wine and gourmet cheeses.
Wanaka is the ideal skiing destination in New Zealand offering great slopes and fantastic accommodation for couples on their honeymoon. Some of the best spots include Cardona, Snow Farm, Snow Park, The Remarkables and the iconic Treble Cone well known for its amazing views.
Riverrun is the ideal hotel for newly-weds as all of the rooms overloo the majestic mountains. Their Cardrona rooms open onto a guest verandah where you can relax and enjoy the views. You will be welcomed with a complimentary glass of wine upon arrival and rates include a delicious breakfast, light evening appetizers, gourmet chocolate and home-made cookies. Not-to-miss Wanaka experiences include helicopter glacier flights, tasting local wines and watching a movie at the iconic Cinema Paradiso.
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