5 Top Family Ski Deals for Half Term

 

Like it or loathe it, the school calendar dictates holiday dates for families looking for adventure. Whether for summer sun or winter snow, parents with kids in school are typically tied to pretty restrictive dates.

 

We wrote recently about how families can save money on February half term ski holidays, but we’re going one step further here with resort and accommodation recommendations in our favourite child-friendly ski destinations. February half term is almost upon us but there are still bargains to be found.

 

The following packaged ski holidays are all available with UK flights, airport transfers, half-board catering and accommodation included.  Furthermore, they’re all available with a diverse range of in-house childcare facilities and services, and geared toward families and young children.

 

Resorts are chosen for their balance of altitude and child-friendliness, all offering a broad range of learner- and intermediate-level terrain. Read on for a few half term ski holiday suggestions where big discounts and family deals mean your money goes further in the Alps.

 

Chalet Katie 1. Les Menuires, France.

 

Chalet Katie sits in a ski in/out location by the blue slopes of Reberty, a peaceful hamlet outside les Menuires. Built in Savoyard style, the property boasts characterful wood panelling and attractive fireplace — a comfortable and welcoming home-from-home. Children have their own space in the chalet's playroom, and facilities include sauna and hot tub.

 

The package: 11th February 2017 @ £699pp based on a family of 4

 

 

Hotel Montjola. St Anton, Austria.

 

The 5* family-friendly Hotel Montjola is set just 5 minutes’ walk from the pistes, lifts and town centre of St Anton, with fine valley and resort views. Fully refurbished in 2012, the hotel offers an 8am to 8pm shuttle service to make ski and town access a breeze. There are 33 rooms including twin, double or Austrian twin rooms, plus family rooms with extra beds for flexibility. Facilities include outdoor hot tub, sauna and steam room.

 

The package: 12th February 2017 @ £953pp based on a family of 4

 

Chalet Camelia. La Rosière, France.

 

Chalet Camelia is a remarkably child-friendly property situated in the family-oriented resort of La Rosière, in France. Set within easy reach of the lifts and slopes on the third floor of the Ferme d'Elisa building, the chalet offers hassle-free in-house childcare services and gorgeous valley views. Guests can ski back to the front door, and the welcoming children’s snug on the upper floor provides the perfect space for kids to relax.

 

The package: 12th February 2017 @ £749pp based on a family of 4

 

Chalet Grand Mouflon.  Les Gets, France.

 

Set in a ski in/out location in les Gets, the Grand Mouflon offers easy access to the lifts and slopes with resort centre a walk or bus-ride away. The chalet’s ski school shuttle service makes life easy for the kids, and the rooftop hot tub really sets the chalet apart. Traditional in design, the property offers wood cladding throughout and playroom for youngsters. Flexible rooming options and fully en-suite bedrooms with balconies complete the picture.

 

The package: 18th February 2017 @ £625pp based on a family of 4

 

Chalet Alpenblume. Obergurgl, Austria.

 

Few resorts work better for families than Obergurgl, and the Alpenblume is among the resort’s top child-friendly accommodation options. It’s just one minute from the nearest piste and two minutes from the children’s ski school meeting point, with resort centre within easy reach. A comprehensive selection of childcare programmes mean parents can relax knowing the kids are looked after, and there’s a sauna and steam room for après ski relaxation.

 

The package: 19th February 2017 @ £699pp based on a family of 4

 

 

* Prices accurate at time of publishing, and subject to change.