The 23 Best Ski Resorts In the World

If you’re looking for the biggest and best ski resorts in the world with stunning slopes, amazing atmospheres, and delicious dishes – Club Med is the place for you.

No matter where you are or where you want to go, we’re sure to have the right ski resort for you. Let’s take a closer look at the best ski resorts in the world and the slopes waiting for you there.

Best Ski Resorts in the World with Club Med

If you want to know where the best ski resorts in the world are, stick with us. We’ll give you a detailed insight into the top all-inclusive resorts in Asia, Europe, and North America.

Japan

Kiroro Grand, Japan

Located on the Northern Island of Hokkaido, Club Med Kiroro Grand is surrounded by unspoilt nature and beautiful slopes. The resort welcomes families and kids of all ages and provides facilities for children 2 years old and above.

As part of your stay at Kiroro Grand, you will have access to 10 activities included in your stay, as well as 3 on-demand ones. In addition to skiing, snowboarding, trekking, and other snow activities, there’s so much that awaits guests inside. From yoga, cardio training, swimming, entertainment, and cooking classes – there’s something for everyone.

The Kiroro Grand also features four stunning restaurants and a bar. At the restaurants, guests can try out a wide variety of delicious dishes, including sushi, Kuroge Wagyu, and many local and international dishes.

Tomamu Hokkaido, Japan

Tomamu Hokkaido is a gorgeous ski resort in Japan, sprawled across 145 hectares of Tomamu Mountain. It is one of the best ski destinations in the world as it offers powdery snow coverage for the bigger part of the year.

All guests of Tomamu Hokkaido have access to free snowboarding lessons, as well as ski passes and access to the slopes. The ski lessons are available to kids, teens, and adults, and Club Med also offers private ski and snowboard lessons.

After the slopes, guests can relax by the pool or take a stroll to the sparkling Ice Village. Minutes away from Tomamu Hokkaido is the iconic ice village, where guests can take part in ice skating and ice slides. What’s more, visitors can enjoy delicious dishes at the ice restaurant or even sample a refreshing cocktail.

Sahoro Hokkaido, Japan

Club Med Sahoro Hokkaido is one of the best all-inclusive ski resorts in Japan, maybe even Asia. There, guests can take part in countless different activities and truly immerse themselves in authentic Japanese culture and heritage.

The ski-in/ski-out resort sits at an altitude of 420 m and features domain runs of 25 km. What’s more, skiers and snowboarders will have access to three types of slopes: 8 green, 3 red, and 10 black. There are also 9 ski lifts in the area and anyone, no matter their ski level, can ski or snowboard on Hokkaido.

Sahoro Hokkaido offers three types of rooms, Superior, Deluxe, and Suite, and features a Kids Club that welcomes children ages 2 and above. Not only that but guests also have all-day gourmet dining in one of the two restaurants and a bar there.

Kiroro Peak, Japan

Club Med Kiroro Peak is located on the Northern Island of Hokkaido and it welcomes guests into a hidden, powdery paradise. Visitors can explore the stunning slopes and unspoilt nature by skiing, snowboarding, or trekking.

After a long day on the slopes, guests can unwind by the indoor swimming pool or at the Club Med Spa. The facilities within the spa include two saunas, a whirlpool bath, two Ofuro tubs, two Rotenburo outdoor open-air bathtubs, and a natural Japanese Onsen.

Kiroro Peak is one of the best ski resorts in the world for foodies as it features four incredible restaurants. At the main restaurant, diners can find a selection of international cuisine, while The Ogon serves Asian specialties. Also, there’s The Ebisu, focusing on sushi and The Kaen, focusing on grilled feasts, including the Kuroge Wagyu Cross Karubi.

Canada

Quebec Charlevoix, Canada

Quebec Charlevoix is Club Med’s first all-inclusive resort in North America, located in the Charlevoix Region in Quebec. Designed with both traditional and contemporary Canadian features, the resort allows you to immerse yourself in the unspoilt natural landscape with incredible views of the St. Lawrence River.

Quebec Charlevoix has spectacular accommodations, part of the Exclusive Collection Space, which pays tribute to the rich Canadian heritage. Designed with both couples and families in mind, the elegant suites, private areas, and bespoke service all make for an unforgettable experience.

The Quebec Charlevoix also offers an unparalleled wellness experience. The resort is home to an abundance of all-inclusive wellness activities as well as the Club Med Spa by Sothys. At the ski resort in Quebec, guests can also take part in yoga and meditation retreats.

European Alps

Pragelato Sestriere, Italy

If you’re looking for the best all-inclusive ski resort in Europe, let us introduce you to Club Med Pragelato Sestriere in Italy. The stunning resort is nestled in the Piedmont region and consists of a hamlet of wooden chalets, centred around a beautiful fountain.

The ski-in/ski-out resort sits at an altitude of 1600 m in the Vialattea Sestriere ski domain. The domain peak is 2832 m, while the domain runs are a whopping 400 km. What’s more, there are four types of slopes available to skiers, including 30 green, 54 blue, 118 red and 42 black.

The closest ski lift to Club Med Pragelato Sestriere is within walking proximity, but skiers have access to 70 lifts at the domain.

At the resort, guests have access to a premium open bar, as well as three gourmet restaurants serving local and international cuisines.

Saint-Moritz Roi Soleil, Switzerland

Nestled at the foot of the Swiss mountains, the Club Med Saint-Moritz Roi Soleil is accessible by train through the snowy Haute Engadine Valley. The resort sits at an altitude of 1,750 m, with 350 km worth of domain runs. Skiers and snowboarders can easily access 31 blue, 22 red, and 35 black slope types.

In addition to skiing and snowboarding, adventurers can also take part in snowshoe hiking, cross-country skiing, horse-drawn carriages, and more. In fact, guests have access to 15 activities included in their stay, as well as 3 on-demand ones.

Saint-Moritz Roi Soleil is also one of the best ski resorts in the world for those travelling with children. At Club Med, there is equipment, facilities, and activities for children aged 0 months up to 17 years.

Tignes, France

In the centre of the liveliest part of the Tignes ski resort, the Club Med Tignes resort is located in Val Claret. It’s where sport and adrenaline come together and the resort welcomes friends, families, and couples.

In addition to the Superior and Deluxe room types, the Club Med Tignes also features the Suite Exclusive Collection. The space can accommodate up to four people and the interiors are a perfect blend of modern and traditional.

At the resort, guests will have access to 17 included activities, as well as 9 on-demand ones. From an exclusive Club Med Spa by Sothys to yoga by Heberson, swimming pools, entertainment, and more all await at Tignes.

La Rosière, France

Perched 1950 m above sea level and facing south, the stone and wood-clad La Rosière Club Med overlooks the entire Tarentaise Valley. The Savoyard interior design tells the incredible story of the mythical Petit St Bernard pass. The fresco in the reception bears witness to Hannibal’s crossing of the Alps and the pilgrims crossing the high mountains.

The Espace San Bernardo ski region sits at an altitude of 1,200–2,800 m, and skiers have access to 160 km of slopes. At the ski region, guests have access to four types of slopes, including 8 green, 25 blue, 35 red, and 14 black.

The ski-in/ski-out resort offers 21 activities included in the stay, along with 9 on-demand ones. At the resorts, guests will have access to an indoor swimming pool, as well as two mixed-gender hammams.

Alpe d’Huez, France

Nestled in the breathtaking Grandes Rousses mountains in the southeast of France, close to Italy’s border, Alpe d’Huez is an exceptional spot that guarantees unforgettable snow experiences.

The newly renovated and expanded Club Med resort benefits from sun-soaked ski slopes. With the largest variety of altitudes in the Alps, Alpe d’Huez welcomes skiers of all levels and skills.

The domain peak is 3,300 m and the domain runs are an incredible 250 km. Alpe D’Huez Grand Domaine features four different slope types, including 34 green, 31 blue, 28 red, and 18 black.

However, if you’re feeling unsure about your skills on the slopes, Club Med Alpe d’Huez offers ESF group ski lessons for kids, teens, and adults. There are also private instructors available for booking at the ski resort.

Les Arcs Panorama, France

Les Arcs Panorama is one of the best ski resorts in the world for those who love thrilling adventures, stunning architecture, and delicious cuisine.

Perched almost 1,800 m above sea level in the Tarentaise Valley, guests can enjoy a 180° sunrise over Mont Blanc. The Paradiski ski domain features 160 ski lifts and the domain runs an incredible 425 km. What’s more, there are 12 green, 132 blue, 65 red, and 37 black slope types.

After a long day on the slopes, guests can unwind in the Exclusive Collection Space, which offers luxury suites. Also, there is an exclusive lounge bar, a private ski room, a dedicated concierge and privileged access to the resort.

At Les Arcs Panorama, guests will also have access to two stunning restaurants and three beautiful bars. There, guests can sample delicious treats in one of the many dining rooms that will plunge you into different atmospheres.

Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon, France

Just an hour over from Geneva, the all-inclusive Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon stands on the Saix Plateau. In the heart of the most beautiful Alpine landscapes, the resort welcomes guests to its woody slopes and offers a 360° panoramic view across the Giffre Valley.

The ski-in/ski-out resort is in the Grand Massif ski domain, featuring over 35 ski lifts, and four different slope types. The closest ski slope to the resort is blue but skiers and snowboarders will have access to 265 km of domain runs.

As one of the best ski resorts in the world and in France, Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon offers fun activities inside and outside of the resort. In addition to three restaurants and a bar inside, there are also two pools, a spa, as well as day and night entertainment.

Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon Chalet Apartments, France

If you love the Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon but prefer a chalet for your ski holiday – Club Med has just the place for you. The contemporary architecture and the high-end facilities combine luxury and privacy at the Grand Massif Samoëns Morillon Chalet Apartments.

Guests have access to 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom chalets, which can accommodate between five to seven people. Club Med Chalet Apartments are ideal for bigger families, friends, and anyone wanting privacy and luxury.

In addition to the restaurants in the resort, the guests staying in the Chalet have a continental breakfast included in their stay. What’s more, guests have access to complete meals, cooked in verrines.

Peisey-Vallandry, France

Peisey-Vallandry is sprawled across the Vanoise Massif and is set in the heart of the snow-capped peaks of Paradiski. As one of the best ski resorts in the world, it is the ideal place for travelling around the ski areas of Les Arcs and La Plagne on the Vanoise Express.

Peisey-Vallandry sits at an altitude of 1,600 m and features 425 km of domain runs. There are four different types of slopes, which welcome beginners and expert skiers and snowboarders. What’s more, when you stay at Club Med Peisey-Vallandry, you will have group lessons and lift passes all included in your stay.

As part of this all-inclusive ski resort in France, there are three stunning gourmet restaurants, serving fresh and delicious dishes. Those travelling as families and with children will also have access to childcare services and facilities for even the youngest family members.

Arcs Extrême, France

A ski-in/ski-out resort in the mountains of Savoie, Arcs Extrême is one of the best ski resorts in the world for winter sports and festive fun. With 200 km of white, powdery snow, the snow sports are as varied as they are intense.

But there’s more than fun on the snow awaiting guests at the Arcs Extrême as the resort provides day and night entertainment. There is also a fitness space at the resort, where you can keep up with your exercise routine.

Arcs Extrême is also a top resort when it comes to international and themed buffets, as well as specialty Savoyard dishes. The resort even features a bar, where guests can enjoy a low-key, no-frills atmosphere.

Serre-Chevalier, France

Serre-Chevalier is located in the valley of Briançon, the highest town in Europe, and it is one of the best ski resorts in the world where adventure meets luxury. The resort is very unique as it benefits from 300 days of sunlight a year while the trees and chalet roofs stay covered in a continual blanket of snow.

Skiers and snowboarders have access to 250 km of domain runs, as well as 23 green, 29 blue, 35 red, and 13 black slope types. But if you’re done skiing and snowboarding, you can don your snowshoes and explore the tracks hidden between the pines.

The ski-in/ski-out resort also features a heated indoor pool and Club Med Spa by Payot. At the spa, guests can unwinded with massages, facials, and tailored, or after-skiing treatments.

Val d'Isère, France

A village nestled in the hollow of a valley, stone and wooden chalets – Welcome to the magic of Val d'Isère. Not only is Club Med Val d'Isère one of the best ski resorts in the world, but it’s also one of the most stylish and authentic ones.

At Val d'Isère, the thrill of skiing and snowboarding meets fine dining, well-being, and all-inclusive service. The Club Med Spa by Cinq Mondes offers incredible treatments that combine unique textures with results.

Another incredible attraction of the all-inclusive resort is the Val d'Isère village itself. The quaint village is edged with Savoyard chalets, chic boutiques, an open-air skating rink, and more. However, if you’d rather have a delicious dish inside your gorgeous resort, you can do so in one of two charming restaurants.

Val Thorens Sensations, France

Sitting at an incredible altitude of 2,300 m in the largest ski area, Val Thorens Sensations is an all-inclusive resort sure to blow you away. The length of the slopes is 600 km and there are 48 green, 142 blue, 111 red, and 35 black types.

The ski-in/ski-out resort sees incredible snow coverage from the end of November to the beginning of May. It’s one of the best ski resorts in the world as it welcomes beginners, intermediates, and experts.

In addition to skiing and snowboarding, there’s also boardercross, mountain biking, and snowmobiling. What’s more, Val Thorens Sensation boasts many activities inside. Besides day and night entertainment, the all-inclusive ski resort features a climbing wall, a spa by Sothys, and much more.

Valmorel, France

The all-inclusive Valmorel ski resort features the Club Med Exclusive Collection Luxury Space, as well as Chalet Apartments. The resort sits at an altitude of 1,460 m but below is the charming village of Valmorel. With its uniformed wood, slate architecture, and unique pedestrian street, it’s sure to provide an enchanting time.

However, if you’re looking for more thrill, there are a total of 150 km of domain runs in the ski area. What’s more, there are 22 green, 28 blue, 17 red, and 8 black slope types. The ski lift closest to the Club Med Valmorel resort is within walking distance and all guests have ski passes included in their stay.

Valmorel Resort has different room types, including Superior, Deluxe, and the 5T Exclusive Collection Space Suites.

The Valmorel Chalet Apartments, France

Inspired by the Beaufortain region’s mansion architecture, the Valmorel Chalet Apartments feature colourful facades and lauze stone roofs. The friendly, intimate setting of the Chalets sets you on the course for an unforgettable family experience for all ages.

Nestling on the slopes of the Massif du Cheval Noir, the Chalets were created using natural, quality materials. They perfectly complement the main Valmorel resort and are the ideal place to enjoy Club Med’s customised, all-inclusive services.

Guests can choose the 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and 4-bedroom Valmorel Chalet Apartments that accommodate between 5 and 10 people.

China

Beidahu, China

If you’re looking for one of the best ski resorts in the world that is environmentally friendly and follows sustainable practices – Club Med Beidahu is the place for you. The resort is Green Globe certified and has banned single-use plastic.

Sitting at an altitude of 526 m, the ski domain Beidahu is an incredible spot to ski and snowboard. The domain runs are 47 km long, and there are 1 green, 5 blue, 12 red, and 5 black slope types.

The Club Med Beidahu resort offers 17 activities included in the stay, along with 4 on-demand ones. There’s also a wellness area, offering 4 individual treatments and body scrub rooms.

Yabuli, China

Located in the Yabuli Merge ski domain at an altitude of 470 m and offering 35 km of domain runs, Club Med Yabuli is by far one of the best ski resorts in the world. It features 6 green, 6 blue, 10 red, and 1 black slope type, as well as 14 ski lifts. As with all Club Med ski resorts, the lift passes and group lessons are included in the stay.

The all-inclusive ski-in/ski-out resort Yabuli offers 15 included activities, along with 4 on-demand ones. There is even a Club Med Spa by Ahava inside the resort with incredibly relaxing wellness treatments.

Club Med Yabuli is an excellent place to bring your family as it offers facilities, services, and activities for even the youngest of kids.

Changbaishan, China

Probably one of the most beautiful and best ski resorts in the world, Club Med Changbaishan is unlike anything you’ve seen before. The stunning resort welcomes guests to the Changbaishan Biosphere Nature Reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Guests of Club Med Changbaishan can enjoy exploring the unspoilt nature or hit the slopes and try cross-country skiing. After a long day on the slopes, guests can unwind at the Club Med Spa or take part in one of the 17 included activities.

Another important thing to note about Club Med Changbaishan is that sustainability is at the heart of the resort. In fact, it is a Breeam-Certified resort and part of the Happy to Care initiative.

To sum up

We hope to have helped you discover the best ski resorts in the world and see why they hold the title. Depending on your desired location, budget, and personal preference, you’ll have so many to choose from. But no matter which Club Med ski resort you choose, you’ll be guaranteed impeccable, all-inclusive service, stunning slopes, and delicious food.