The summer's over and we're all thinking about our winter holidays. Now's the time to book your family ski trip, and with Easter falling on 1 April, Easter skiing is set to be as popular as the February half term this year. Here's what to book:
Chalet Caro, Meribel with Meriski
Newly-built for this season, Chalet Caro in Meribel sleeps 8 and comes complete with open-plan living area and south facing hot tub. From €6,000 to €16,950 per week for 7 nights' accommodation, breakfast, afternoon tea, children's high tea, dinner and canapés, wine and beer, chef, and driver. meriski.co.uk
New addition to Neilson's portfolio in Andorra - Hotel Bruxelles, Soldeu
The Hotel Bruxelles in Soldeu has joined the Neilson Mountain Collection. This charming, family-run hotel with its traditional wooden bar and only 19 bedrooms has a cosy and welcoming atmosphere that is perfect for families. Located in the centre of Soldeu and just a couple of minutes’ walk from the gondola it's the perfect base for exploring the Grandvalira ski area. A Christmas week at Hotel Bruxelles in Soldeu (Andorra) from £2,136 for a family of four, travelling on 21st December for 6 nights. Price includes return flights from Gatwick, resort transfers, a family room at Hotel Bruxelles on a half board basis plus the free Neilson Mountain Experts guiding and coaching service. neilson.co.uk
Foodie Paradise with Camel Snow
For a hugely indulgent Easter holiday, Chalet Cerf Rouge in Meribel Village will have Chris Bolan, Adam Byatt's long-standing sous chef taking the reins in the kitchen, bringing Michelin-star excellence to your stay. The chalet sleeps 10 and costs £27,500 for the week, 25 March and 1st April.
Zurs with Powder Byrne
Family ski experts Powder Byrne will take care of everything to give you maximum time to enjoy your holiday. Their kids ski programs are tried & tested and much-loved by the a&u team. This Easter try sunny Zurs at Hotel Valluga, right on the slopes.
Stay from 31st March to 7th April from £8,449 for a family of four staying in a Deluxe Double room with two extra beds, including flights, transfers, half board accommodation and Powder Byrne in-resort service. Call 02082465300 or visit powderbyrne.com to find out more
New offering from Tots Too, Grange au Merle, French Alps
La Grange au Merle is a newly renovated Savoyard farmhouse chalet, located in the picturesque resort of Châtel, at the heart of the vast Portes du Soleil. You'll be welcomed by the Tots Too exclusive goodie bag with local delicacies, ski sunscreen and more. Offer: For families with little ones, Tots Too are offering complimentary morning childcare for the week 13–20 Jan. 7 nights half board including flights £4,000–£7000. totstoo.com
Self Catering in Les Gets with Consensio
This year Consensio has added a selection of self-catering chalets and apartments to it's books. Appealing to those who want the cosiness of a chalet without being tied into having huge meals every evening. Let Gets is perfect for families, with excellent beginner slopes, a weekly market, ice rink, bowling and plenty of restaurants if you want to eat out. Aviemore is a ski-in, ski-out apartment with exceptional views and a hot tub on the terrace. Sleeping 10 guests, prices start from €4250 for 7 nights. Easter and Feb half term availability currently remains. consensiochalets.co.uk
Serviced Residences in Courchevel 1850 from Scott Dunn
Scott Dunn has launched a brand new collection of luxury serviced residences in Courchevel 1850. Enjoy the Six Senses spa and full Scott Dunn treatment with on-site concierge, fresh breakfast from the bakery delivered to the door, on-site ski rental and more, whilst having your own space too. The new 3–5 bedrooms residences will have it's own fully-equipped kitchen so you can make children's tea and supper yourself, or eat out making use of the new Stargazers kids club evening childcare. From £8,950 for a family of four including British Airways return flights from London and private transfers. Excludes childcare. scottdunn.com
Great value in La Rosiere with Peak Retreats
La Rosiere is a small, purpose-built ski resort in the Tarentaise Valley with excellent ski schools, a programme of fun-filled activities for the school holidays, and themed child-friendly ski slopes through the forest. Stay in Lodge Hemera in the centre of La Rosiere and you'll be a short walk from the lifts, ski school and restaurants and shops. Shared facilities include a swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and fitness room.
7 nights self-catered at Easter in 4* Luxury Lodge Hemera from £329pp based on 5 sharing and arriving 31 March, including return Eurotunnel crossings.
Offer: Book before 31 October and get 10% off selected weeks