Our top Scandinavian ski resorts for couples skiing holidays

Our top 6 Scandinavian resorts for couples

We believe that Scandinavia is a fantastic ski destination for everyone, couples included. If you’re keen to explore the renowned quiet slopes and fantastic snow reliability of Scandinavia, but aren’t sure where is the best destination for you, then read on to discover our top picks for couples’ skiing in Scandinavia.

Åre Town

An extensive ski resort with a gastro town.
Åre is Sweden’s largest continuous ski area and is renowned for its alpine slopes and bustling town of shops and restaurants. For couples in search of a large ski area and vibrant atmosphere, Åre is hard to beat. There is also a great choice of accommodation, from boutique hotels in the town centre to historic ski-in/ski-out hotels on the slopes.

Hemsedal

Vibrant after ski and extensive alpine style skiing.
Hemsedal in central Norway is known as the Scandinavian Alps and not just for it’s challenging terrain and great off-piste. Hemsedal town itself is set just below the resort but you can ski right to the centre, perfect for soaking up the vibrant after ski atmosphere that the town is renowned for. There is a range of accommodation available, from ski-in/ski-out apartments in resort, to stylish town centre hotels.

Ylläs

Finnish Lapland’s largest ski resort and perfect for activities.
Ylläs is Finnish Lapland’s largest ski resort but not its most well-known, which means the slopes are beautifully quiet all winter long. Within easy reach of one of Lapland’s world-renowned Icehotels and Glass Igloos, Ylläs is a great choice for couples looking for a unique skiing and activity holiday. There is a real choice of accommodation here, from secluded boutique hotels perfect for an activity focused holiday away from it all, to modern ski-in/ski-out hotels in the heart of the ski resort.

Bjorkliden

For ski enthusiasts, right through to May.
Deep in the heart of Swedish Lapland, Bjӧrkliden is a unique ski destination offering skiing right through to the end of May. This really is a resort for skiing enthusiasts with a vibrant atmosphere and a host of guided skiing activities to choose from. This is a small resort so accommodation choice is limited but good quality. You can also ski in Riksgränsen on the same lift pass, so it’s a perfect choice if you’re after a skiing holiday that’s a bit different.

Voss

Fabulous skiing in the mountains of the Norwegian Fjords.
In the towering mountains and deep valleys of the Norwegian Fjords, you’ll find Voss Resort, a great ski destination for couples, especially if you fancy exploring Bergen or the fjords alongside your skiing trip. Voss Resort is a varied ski resort with plenty of on and off-piste skiing to explore and enjoy. You can choose between staying in historic Voss itself and catching the bus to the resort, or there are comfortable apartments at the base of the slopes that are ideal for couples.

Saariselka

A serene escape for skiing and more.
Nestled deep in the northernmost heart of Finnish Lapland, Saariselka is a well-developed winter activity resort. The small alpine ski area is complimented by a vast network of cross-country skiing trails and a diverse selection of activities. These ranges from iconic husky sledding and Northern Lights hunting to wilderness adventures and much more. This beautiful and serene resort is ideal for couples looking to combine skiing with other activities in a unique adventure.

Still not sure where is best for you? Give us a call on 0207 199 6015, one of our skiScandinavia experts will chat with you about your requirements and put you through the best team to meet your needs.

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