The most luxurious ski resorts on Earth

Skiing is great, but skiing in luxury? Now that’s just darn fantastic! If you’re looking to add a bit of style and flair to your skiing holiday this year, you’re probably in need of a list that tells you all about the 5 most luxurious ski resorts on Earth. The good news for you is that we have just that, and because we’re nice like that, we thought we’d share!Vail Cascade Resort & Spa, Colorado, U.S.

Vail Cascade Resort & Spa, Colorado, U.S.

Mostly everyone has heard all about Aspen and their great slopes, but Colorado is also home to Vail, a gorgeous ski resort that boasts up to 174 trails and 30 lifts.

Situated in the heart of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Vail actually encompasses more area than any other ski resort in America, and was home to the 1999 World Championships. And thanks to a $20million refurbishment, Vail Cascade Resort & Spa is now one of the most luxurious ski resorts on Earth.

HotelDorf Gruner Baum, Bad Gastein, Austria

Bad Gastein may sound pretty bad, but it’s actually pretty great. Situated 3,281 feet above sea level, the Bad Gastein ski resort has a rich, prestigious history and actually held the 1958 Alpine Ski World Championship.HotelDorf Gruner Baum, Bad Gastein, Austria

The great thing is that it comes connected to the HotelDorf Gruner Baum, which is akin to staying in a traditional Austrian village. There is yodelling, a bar, a library and of course, roaring fireplaces. You simply can’t go wrong.

Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina, Cortina, Italy

Northern Italy pretty much doesn’t put a foot wrong when it comes to anything. From food, style, wine and cars, northern Italy is also home to one of the most luxurious ski resorts on Earth in the form of the Hotel & Spa Rosa Alpina, located in Cortina.

With the Dolomite Mountains offering a picturesque backdrop, you’ll be in stylish company as the Chanel-lovers from all around the world just love to make the trip here each winter, to spend their skiing days in the popular resorts super-chic hotel.

We also recommend that you pay a visit to St. Hubertus’ restaurant, where the food is out of this world.

L’Imperial Palace, Chamonix, France

You’ll find L’Imperial Palace nestled quite snug at the bottom of the Mont Blanc Mountain. The resort owes its prestige back to 1924, when it hosted the Winter Oympics, and it continues to attract high numbers of skilled skiers who love a bit of luxury each winter.

The hotel itself is like a palace straight out of a Disney film, and comes with a museum, a casino, 3 restaurants, a gym and beauty treatment rooms. It’s the perfect place to kiss goodbye to all your cares.

Ski In Ski Out Chalets, Thredbo, Australia

This amazing 5-Star accommodation will blow you away with its appearance. With access to the snow right from the front door, is just one of its awesome qualities. At the end of each day you can lay back in your private jacuzzi and watch the local wildlife parade around you.

Whether you want to ski or simply check out Thredbo Village, you’ll certainly find that this place is one of the most luxurious ski resorts on Earth. It’s definitely for those who want to live the good life.

Wherever you choose to ski this winter, the team at XTM Performance hope you have an absolute ball. Skiing is one of the best ways to wind-down after months of hard work, and everyone deserves to do it in style. So make sure you’ve packed your XTM puffer jacket to keep you nice and warm, but still super stylish on this trip of a lifetime.

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