At the heart of the Austrian Alps divided across six ski resorts, you can find the VAYA resorts. Each unique yet offering you the luxury and modern chic interior consistently. We take a deeper look at the six resorts, Sölden, Serfaus, St. Anton, Fieberbrunn, Kaprun, Galtür to help you choose the perfect one.
Ski in Sölden
Ranking highly in the Austrian Alps you have the Sölden ski area. And with good reason, thanks to its high altitude reading 3340, two glaciers and impressive snowmaking systems, you are guaranteed a snow-filled holiday here. There is reliable snowfall right through the season until May. With 144km of slopes suitable for beginners and experts alike plus the added challenge for free-riders. But if you are looking for more than just a ski resort, Sölden also offers plenty of typical Austrian restaurants to indulge in and with their legendary après-ski you can be partying until the early hours. However, why not also explore their unique 007 experience or Big Rally 3? There really is so much to choose from.
Pair this experience with that of the excellent Vaya Hotel Sölden and, you have yourself a winning combination. With its modern residence within walking distance of the lifts in Sölden, you can beat this perfect location. After skiing if you don’t fancy hitting the après why not enjoy your evening in the wellness area offering you a choice of sauna, herbal sauna or the Turkish bath.
Ski in Serfaus
Looking for the perfect family-friendly destination? Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis is definitely one of Europe’s top family ski resorts. With a total of 214km of slopes and a height of 2820 meters, the resort boasts guaranteed snow until spring! With plenty of options for cross-country skiers across 30km of runs 8.4 at a high altitude, if you downhill is not your style you will still have plenty of snow-covered areas to explore, incredible views of the impressive Tyrolean mountains included! Serfaus does not only have impressive family-friendly ski resort but two VAYA resorts to choose from.
Vaya St. Zeno Lodge is located just a short walk from the town centre and easily accessible ski slopes. The lodge is built with wood and stone giving, it a very unique and authentic ambience. The apartments are luxurious and all have fantastic views of the surrounding mountains. After a great day out on the slopes, there is no better way to relax than in Vaya St. Zeno lodge’s spa which includes a pool, a sauna and a Turkish bath. After which, you should head down to the lobby and enjoy a well-earned drink by the fireplace. If you are a family with older children, then this VAYA is perfect for you!
Vaya Terrazena Serfaus is in a quiet picturesque location in Serfaus. This popular apartment complex offers spacious Tyrolean-style apartments with a balcony or terrace and panoramic mountain views of the area. The ski lift is only 500m away, and the centre of Serfaus is only 400. With a dedicated children’s playroom and sandwich service on hand, you can enjoy fresh bread every morning for breakfast.
Ski in St. Anton
St Anton am Alberg – known for its apres scene and, tough terrain St Anton am Arlberg invites you to take your skiing to another level. With 306 kilometres of marked ski runs, superbly prepared slopes for all ability levels. 200 km of off-piste and challenging steep slopes with deep-snow ski runs, snowboard fun parks, carving areas, permanent racing circuits ensures variety and enjoyment. The soaring mountain panorama above St. Anton is dominated by the Valluga, the highest point at 2811m and accessed by the Galzig and Valluga cable cars from the edge of the village. If you are looking to develop your skiing and push yourself both on the slopes and in the après-ski head to St Anton am Alberg.
Match your luxury skiing with luxury style. The Vaya Resort St. Anton offers apartments for 2 to 12 people, with a penthouse on offer! The lively and world-famous centre is within walking distance, yet the hotel is in a very quiet and peaceful location. After a superb day on the slopes, you can unwind at Vaya Resort spa. Enjoy the sauna, an infrared cabin and a revitalising restroom, where you can put your feet up and really enjoy the peace and the quiet. In addition to all of this, the Nassereinbahn ski lift is only 400m away, resulting in you easily able to make the first lifts every morning.
Ski in Fieberbrunn
Fieberbrunn ski area is apart of the larger extensive Skicircus Saalbach-Hinterglemm-Leogang-Fieberbrunn ski area. Here you can find almost endless pistes, snow-covered slopes and a fascinating landscape with the highest point of 2096m. With 270 kilometres of ski slopes, it is one of the largest ski areas in Austria. Beginners, families and experts can use 140 km blue, 112 km red and 18 km of black slopes. With numerous snow parks, freeriding park, floodlight slopes and toboggan runs, Salzburg’s skiing region is one of the most diverse and best ski areas in the Alps.
Choose between staying in the catered option of Vaya Fieberbrunn – Hotel or the Vaya Fieberbrunn – Apartments can give you the flexibility to decide what is best for you. But what you can bet on is the modern luxury you will find no matter your choice. Enjoy the extensive wellness area on the ground floor and with panoramic views of the Alps. Vaya Fieberbrunn also has its own lounge/bar and a popular restaurant. The lounge is authentically decorated in the style of a traditional mountain hut and the restaurant, along with the delicious food, offers the finest wines and cocktails available within the region. The gondola lift is only a short walk away from Vaya Fieberbrunn, along a designated footpath, so you can be one of the first to enjoy the fresh snow each morning.
Ski in Kaprun
Kaprun ski area is located at the heart of the extended Zell Am See ski area. Enjoy endless mountain pleasure with 408 kilometres of ski slopes with one lift pass: Ski Alpin Card offers premium skiing in the ski resorts of Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, the Schmittenhöhe in Zell am See and the Kitzsteinhorn Kaprun. The Schmittenhöhe offers three entry points in Zell am See as well as a new valley station in the Glemm valley. Via the slopes of the Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm Leogang Fieberbrunn, you can reach the Schmittenhöhe skiing area with the zellamseeXpress. A stunning panoramic view to up to 3000m of the Hohe Tauern awaits on the Schmittenhöhe.
In a beautiful location, on the edge of the centre of Kaprun you will find the luxurious Vaya Kaprun. Offering you easy access to the slopes These high-end apartments are designed with great attention to detail, and all feature comfortable living rooms, luxurious kitchens and flat-screen TVs. Each is fitted with a fully equipped kitchen, but if you fancy heading out why not try the well-known restaurant ‘Dorfkrug’, famous for the delicious regional cuisine directly opposite the apartment.
Ski in Galtür
Situated in the heart of the Silvretta mountains, the picturesque mountain village of Galtür is the highest ski resort of the Tyrolean Paznaun region. With 43 km of perfectly groomed slopes, the resort boasts excellent slopes for alpine skiers. Not only can you enjoy the 43km offered locally here but in a short 12minute bus ride you will reach Ischgl apart of Silvretta Arena offering you another 75km to explore. Why not sleep peacefully enjoying the mountain village of Galtür and benefit from the huge Isghl ski area.
New for the winter 19/20 season you can choose between staying in the catered option of Vaya Galtür – Hotel or Vaya Galtür – Apartments. In a very similar style to the Vaya Fieberbrunn the luxury resort in a fantastic location with top facilities such as beautiful wellness, indoor swimming pool and restaurants, you no longer have to leave your hotel room or apartment in the afternoon! This is really the ultimate place for a great ski holiday with friends, family or just the two of you.
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