Hotels on ski slopes
DV Boutique and Spa South Tyrol, Italy
El Lodge Sierra Nevada, Spain
Les Servages d’Armelle, Flaine aux Carroz D’Arches, France
DV Boutique and Spa, South Tyrol, Italy
A schuss from the slopes, this hotel exudes warm chic, with its wide-plank floors, wooden beams and strewn animal skins. Some rooms have free-standing baths beside four-poster beds. The spa specialises in thalassotherapy, and also has an ice-waterfall to counter the heated, herbal Turkish bath. The chef sources local food. Doubles from €210.
Les Servages d’Armelle, Flaine aux Carroz D’araches, France
At the top of the village, this chalet-hotel, of 10 rooms, sits at the end of a ski slope. It has a lodge look with wood and granite walls, stripped floorboards, wooden beams, leather, ponyskin and cow hides, and open fires. Some suites have a private hot tub and hammam. It’s between Geneva and Chamonix. Doubles from €220.
El Lodge Sierra Nevada, Granada, Spain
With log-cabin chic styled by interior designer Andrew Martin, this high hotel is positioned between two ski slopes. Further altitudinous sport can be had in the swimming pool on a fur-strewn terrace. There’s a spa at this level too while Pilates and yoga can be arranged for a post-ski stretch. It is 30km from Granada. Doubles from €305.