The World-Class ski Resorts: Where could you find royals and celebs skiing?

We all know that celebrities, business moguls and royal families love hitting the slopes and be stylish on the most desirable mountains on earth while splashing the cash on luxury restaurants, hotels, and spas. What they do is just to choose a winter wonderland where they can combine skiing with magnificent views during the day and luxurious landscapes and relaxation when the snow activities are over. How many times have we seen them posting their pics on Instagram with high- class mountain locations and dreamy chalets as a background? The answer is… endless!

The World – Class ski resorts:

Here, our team has gathered for you the most luxurious winter resorts where you are most likely to meet them by chance, drinking your hot tea next to them!

  • Chamonix – Mont-Blanc


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☃️❄️ #CHAMLIVE ❄️☃️ . . #chamonix #montblanc #chamonixmontblanc #frenchalps #savoiemontblanc #bestofthealps #mountains #landscape #photography #winteriscoming #snow #snowday #powder

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We are talking about a legendary charming mountain village nestled in the Rhone – Alpes area in southeastern France. From Hollywood stars like George Clooney to royals, this place breathes the classic alpine ambiance and you may pretty lucky to meet one of them while strolling around the village. Well, although an Alpine village, we cannot say that it is a tranquil one as there are so many apres-ski activities with jet-setters to spend their nights in chic bars and nightclubs after a long day on the snow. Outdoor and indoor swimming pools, exquisite shop-galleries, fine restaurants, and luxury hotels are some of them that make royals love this destination.

  • Gstaad, Switzerland


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This week you might have had the chance to observe a giant lobster sitting atop the Palace! @philipcolbert’s latest project was done in collaboration with @patricialowcontemporary! #gstaadpalace #gstaad #philipcolbert #lobster #lobsterlandgstaad #lobsterland #lobsterpalace #art #lobsters

Η δημοσίευση κοινοποιήθηκε από το χρήστη Gstaad Palace (@gstaadpalace) στις

Located in southwestern Switzerland, Gstaad is an exclusive VIP Alpine village with amazing slopes for the mega-rich where old – school glamour and high – class chalets attract celebs from Madonna, Brigitte Bardot and Valentino to business tycoons. We are talking about a lavish destination only for glamorous jet – setters that if they are not headed to any exotic beach resorts, they will visit Gstaad for sure. Class and wealth ooze from each corner with the imposing Palace to dominate the village – which is fully booked each season – and lead down to the impressive Gstaad pedestrianized promenade lined with luxury boutiques and high – fashion brands like Luis Vuitton, Hermès, Cartier and many others. Julia Andrews once said about Gstaad that it is “the last paradise in a crazy world”. The world-famous Eggli restaurant on the Eggli Mountain is absolutely a hotspot, offering a breathtaking view.

  • Aspen, Colorado USA


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Friday feels just before sunrise in Snowmass today. Looks like the scales are starting to tip from fall‘s summer half to winter half. 48 days until the lifts start spinning! (📷: @jswansonphoto)

Η δημοσίευση κοινοποιήθηκε από το χρήστη Aspen Snowmass (@aspensnowmass) στις

Nicknamed as a “Billionaire Mountain”, Aspen is undoubtedly the playground of famous and rich as it is considered the most expensive ski village in the USA. However, unlike other European ski resorts where there is a snobbish and showy atmosphere, Aspen keeps its welcoming and friendly side. This premier historic ski destination boasts one of the most luxurious mountain hotels in the world, The Little Nell, as well as ski chalets with breathtaking outdoor pools and spa centers and fancy high-altitude restaurants for A-listed visitors. The ideal period that Aspen turns into a magnet for Hollywood stars is the period between Christmas and New Year’s Eve where the town hosts a variety of social gatherings.

  • Courchevel, France


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105cm en haut des pistes et 30cm à Courchevel 1850… aujourd’hui, le décor est féérique 😘 [ #Courchevel ] _____ 105cm at the top and 30cm at Courchevel 1850… today, the landscape is fantastic

Η δημοσίευση κοινοποιήθηκε από το χρήστη Courchevel – Station de ski (@courchevel_officiel) στις

The iconic Courchevel has nothing to envy from the Champs Elysees as it packed with high fashion brands like Chanel, Dior, Prada, Louis Vuitton and so much more! Being a part of Les Trois Vallées, the largest ski area in the world consists of 4 small cute villages. You have more chances to take selfies with world stars in Courchevel 1850, the highest of the four villages and the premier ski resort. This is by far the favorite village of the worldwide elite, who come to ski on the excellent ski slopes, enjoy fabulous dining, shop, and party hard in Nammos club (the winter alter-ego of Nammos in Mykonos island and Nammos Dubai) or end their day in the insanely dreamy deluxe chalets. Courchevel has even its own area for private planes and helicopters. From Beyonce and Beckham to the British Royals including William, Kate and her sister Pipa, Courchevel is widely known as a winter wonderland of superstars and rich people. Exclusive luxury ski chalets, 5 – star hotels and some of the best Michelin – starred restaurants complete this magically elite ski scene.

  • St. Moritz, Switzerland


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Sunday vibes. ❄️ #CarltonStMoritz #forbestravelguide #stmoritz #swissdeluxehotels #lhwtraveler #inlovewithswitzerland #switzerland_vacations #engadin #winter #swissalps #snow

Η δημοσίευση κοινοποιήθηκε από το χρήστη Carlton Hotel St. Moritz (@carltonstmoritz) στις

Located in the middle of the Swiss Alps, St. Moritz is a hidden gem where celebrities, Hollywood stars, supermodels, like Claudia Schiffer, to the Swedish royal family come to enjoy the lavish winter atmosphere. The famous main street, Via Serlas, where fashion comes to life in St. Moritz, is full of luxury brands – like Chanel, Dior, Bulgari – and boutiques where they are used to shopping for glittered nights at the Grand Hotel des Bains Kempinski and legendary Badrutt’s Palace. You can also meet them at King’s Club enjoying hot chocolate.

  • Zürs, Austria

Being a part of the Alberg ski region, Zürs is like the exclusive little sister of Letch. Rich and famous flock every year to enjoy heliskiing, fine dining, luxury hotels, and superb ski slopes, in a place that breathes tranquility and peace in contrary with other cosmopolitan ski resorts. You have more chances to mingle with royals and stars all over the world in some of the stylish bars for a relaxing evening, like the piano bar in the Hotel Thurnhers Alpenhof or go for a party at Vernissage bar and club at the Skiclub Alpenrose or at the Zurserl disco in Hotel Edelweiss.

  • Verbier, Switzerland

Welcome to the Royal playground! Why do celebs and mostly the British royal family love this premier world-class resort so much? It is undoubtedly a dream destination for experienced skiers… like the royals! Located in the Swiss Alps, Verbier is widely recognized for the vast ski area, opulent accommodation, fine restaurants and, most importantly, privacy. It is like a heaven for royals who want to enjoy their days in peace. The Danish royals, as well as the Swedish Royal family and Belgian Royal family, also find Verbier as their luxurious winter getaway with many of them having their own chalets. Super cozy bars are an ideal option when the snow activities are over and if you are lucky enough you may drink your hot chocolate next to them!

  • Whistler – Blackcomb, Canada


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Dreaming of days like these ⤵️? Don’t forget to purchase your season pass before the prices go up this Sunday, Oct 13. | 📸 @andrewstrain | #GetTheGoods #whistlerblackcomb #onlyinwhistler

Η δημοσίευση κοινοποιήθηκε από το χρήστη Whistler Blackcomb (@whistlerblackcomb) στις

One of the top ski resorts in North America, Whistler – Blackcomb offers spectacular mountain scenery where nature balances insanely with high – class hotels such as the Westin and Four Seasons and some of the top-quality restaurants in Canada. Visitors who pour into this picturesque village have the chance to admire, apart from the pine press, a wide range of other tree species, all sprinkled with snowflakes. Royals, multi-billionaires, Hollywood actors and simple travelers mingle happily, enjoying this unique winter wonderland, especially on the après-ski activities – the second exciting thing after skiing.

  • Deer Valley – Park City, Utah


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❄️ 22” of snow in the last two days at #DeerValley. | ⛷ @emilyskisut 📷 @abigailrailton1 🏔 @deervalleyresort

Η δημοσίευση κοινοποιήθηκε από το χρήστη Deer Valley Resort (@deervalleyresort) στις

Nestled in Park City, Utah, United States, the world-class and alpine ski resort, which hosted Winter Olympics in 2002, is ranked among the top ski resorts in North America. You feel like you are in the Swiss Alps rather than in the USA. Breathing the fresh cold air and gazing at the stunning panoramic view of the valley is something that really rejuvenates you. For the nightlife lovers, there are plenty of options and especially for those who seek luxury, there are numerous bars. The resort houses the only Forbes Five Star hotel in Utah, Stein Eriksen, named after the Gold Medal skier Stein Eriksen with the helicopters to arrive transferring the VIP guests to impressive and opulent lounges.

[Cover © Patrick Robert Doyle]

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