Kristiania Lech Hotel – Austria
Looking for luxury hotel this winter but something without the large crowds and a little more intimate?
We are featuring three luxury hotels from Europe, New Zealand and the U.S., offered by Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), so choose from a dazzling choice of ski and winter breaks to enjoy your luxury getaway in style.
Small Luxury Hotels of the World features an unrivaled portfolio of some of the world’s finest small independent hotels, consisting of over 520 hotels in more than 70 countries,
These luxury hotels also feature a wide range of action packed activities, including glacier tours, heli-skiing and hiking. Wanting some more relaxing, then try several rejuvenating options, including après ski fun, spa treatments and horse riding.
Kristiania Lech Hotel, Lech am Arlberg, Austria – www.slh.com/kristiania
Situated in stunning alpine scenery and only a short walk from Lech, the upmarket ski resort, Kristiania Lech Hotel has a very friendly and warm feel. The vibrant resort of St. Anton is also nearby for those seeking a livelier après ski. Rooms are luxurious and very classic and have beautiful views across the village of Lech. Kristiania offers a high level of personalized and flexible service. From ski guides to demonstrate the runs and local mountains, to a ski and leisure consultant, you will be told all the local secrets and discover the best places to see throughout your stay. Lech boasts an excellent range of slopes to suit all levels. Slightly more adventurous skiers can try heli-skiing at the resort, which is which is the only place in Austria where it is permitted. Rejuvenate after an action filled day with a spa treatment or simply lay back on the sun deck with one of the many types of malts from the hotel’s well-stocked cellar. Kristiania Lech offers SLH guests a Silver Ski Escape package for friends and family to enjoy the renowned snow in Lech.
Silver Ski Package – Book seven nights at Kristiania Lech hotel between 2 December 2011 and 22 April 2012 and receive daily breakfast and a five course gourmet dinner, champagne and chocolate-dipped strawberries and daily newspaper, based on two people sharing.
Price from €380 per room, per night based on double occupancy.
Castle Hill Resort and Spa, Cavendish, USA – www.slh.com/castlehill
A smart 20th century governor’s mansion located in the heart of Vermont’s Green Mountains and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Castle Hill Resort and Spa is an elegant property with noticeable period features. This family-friendly resort offers a magnificent variety of unique snow sports such as snow tubing and Nordic skiing, challenging terrain (for the more daring skier!) and a park for boarders to spend their time.
Latest Offer – Book a minimum of 3 days at Castle Hill Resort and Spa between 20 November 2011 to 30 April 2012 and receive daily breakfast, one four-course dinner for 2 (alcoholic drinks not included) and a two-day ticket to Okemo for two people. Price from USD $999 per room, per 3 night stay, exclusive of tax.
Blanket Bay, Queenstown, New Zealand – www.slh.com/blanketbay
SLH offers skiing opportunities all year round – and come summer, New Zealand is the place to head for excellent skiing from June onwards. Known as one of the world’s most secluded hideaways, Blanket Bay is at the northern end of Lake Wakatipu and is surrounded by breathtaking views of the Humboldt Mountains. For the fearless skier looking for a challenge, heli-skiing is available from the hotel between June – September. The lodge arranges a vast array of activities, tours and adventures to ensure guests can experience the beauty of this area.