11 All-Inclusive Ski Resorts for Your Next Winter Getaway

Powder hounds, it’s almost time for us to shine. Winter is just around the corner, which means now is the time to start planning some epic getaways in the mountains. But before you book your plane ticket, hotel, mountain passes, restaurants, etc., let me offer you an idea: book an all-inclusive ski resort instead.

Sure, all-inclusive resorts are a classic choice for beach getaways in places like the Caribbean and Cabo, but the form of travel is also gaining traction in skiing, thanks in large part to companies like Club Med, which is set to open several new all-inclusive mountain resorts in winter 2022/23. And it makes skiing more accessible, as booking an all-inclusive vacation can save up to $8,000 on a seven-day mountain trip for a family of four. (Club Med came to this conclusion by comparing flights from New York to Aspen from March 26 to April 2, 2023 and the cost of a condo stay and lift tickets in the area to its own options.)

“Compared to a do-it-yourself ski vacation, which involves multiple logistics and high costs of accommodation, lift tickets and meals for each family member, our all-inclusive ski packages are designed to offer guests true peace of mind with all-inclusive lift passes, group ski and snowboard lessons, locally inspired meals, après-ski activities and kids’ clubs,” said Carolyne Doyon, President and CEO of Club Med North America and the Caribbean, to Travel + Leisure. “In addition, guests who book our flight-included packages will receive transportation to and from the resort. We believe that everyone deserves a hassle-free, value-added vacation, so our goal is to ensure that customers feel fully supported so they only have to focus on conquering the best slopes in the world.”

Here are 11 of the best all-inclusive ski resorts to try around the world. For details on what exactly is included with each stay, be sure to check out the resort’s website.

Club Med Valmorel Chalet-Apartments, France

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Located at 1,460 meters (nearly 4,800 feet), Valmorel is a luxury accommodation of chalet-style apartments ideal for longer getaways. Skiing opportunities include miles and miles of pistes in the beautiful Aigueblanche region. There’s plenty of fun for the ski bunnies off the slopes, too, including miles of hiking trails and a spa by Sothys, plus a plethora of kids’ activities like a kids’ camp, ski lessons. , and more.

To book: clubmed.us

Triple Creek Ranch, Montana

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Live out your Wild West fantasies by staying at Triple Creek Ranch, one of Montana’s finest resorts. Spread out in its spacious log cabins, enjoy gourmet all-inclusive meals, and in the winter, take part in a few snowy activities such as snowshoeing, dog sledding, horseback riding, and downhill skiing at Lost Trail Powder Mountain. A stay here also provides access to cross-country equipment for those who want to ski with a little less adrenaline.

To book: triplecreekranch.com

Club Med Quebec, Canada

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No one does winter better than Canadians, which is why this winter, visit our northern neighbors at Club Med Québec. At the all-inclusive resort, guests can expect the usual, like included meals and fun family activities, but you also get the added benefit of being able to ski Le Massif Charlevoix, a super unique mountain with 53 trails that comes with a 2,525- vertical drop on foot and magnificent views of the St. Lawrence River all along.

To book: clubmed.ca

The Rock Creek Ranch, Montana

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Rock Creek Ranch aims to make sure its guests absolutely send it off during their visit, which is why it includes two daily activities with every stay. In the winter, guests can choose to spend their time ice skating, snowmobiling, hiking, testing their skills on the sports shooting range and, of course, hitting the slopes of the ski area. Discovery, a mountain 35 minutes away. You can also choose to try cross-country skiing on the nearby Echo Lake trail, doing it as slow or as fast as you want.

To book: theranchatrockcreek.com

Club Med Alpe d’Huez, France

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The skiing is so good in France that it’s made this list twice. If the first Club Med option in France wasn’t for you, try Club Med Alpe d’Huez, a cozier spot in the Grandes Rousses mountains. Like the others, it also includes fabulous skiing with 250 km of slopes and the longest ski run in Europe. Feeling adventurous? Try “Skijoring”, a sport where a skier is pulled by a horse. (Think water skiing, but scarier.)

To book: clubmed.us

Skiing Portillo, Chile

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As South America’s first ski resort, Ski Portillo had a lot going for it. Fortunately, he delivers. The ski-in ski-out resort in the Chilean Andes offers people the opportunity to ski through stunning scenery, including beginner, intermediate and expert slopes, as well as off-piste terrain for those looking to challenge themselves. This is a destination that also celebrates its afternoon scene, so get ready to party. Remember that the ski season here is the opposite, so book a trip between late June and September.

To book: skiportillo.com

Club Med Pragelato-Sestriere, Italy

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Nestled in the Piedmont region of Italy, this Club Med seems straight out of a fairy tale, thanks to its quaint wooden chalets that will make you feel like an authentic mountaineer. Enjoy the pristine natural landscape between the ski runs, including freestyle, slalom or skicross runs. Then relax at the spa and book a service (or two) for a special treatment.

To book: clubmed.us

Vista Verde Guest Ranch, Colorado

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Vista Verde Guest Ranch prides itself on “Western hospitality” through attentive staff, breathtaking views that seem to stretch for miles, and intimate log cabins that dot the landscape. The ranch only allows a limited number of guests at a time, making it a prime location to get attentive all-inclusive service. During your stay, the team will be happy to arrange a trip to nearby Steamboat Springs for you, or you can also go backcountry skiing for a bit more solitude. Follow it up with a sleigh ride with your fellow travelers for an added touch of magic.

To book: vistaverde.com

Club Med St. Moritz Roi Soleil, Switzerland

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Club Med Saint-Moritz Roi Soleil is as idyllic as it gets, thanks to its enviable location at the foot of the Swiss mountains. The mountain has 350 kilometers (about 217 miles) of trails to explore, plus a few other stellar winter activities, like snow hiking, cross-country skiing, and horse-drawn sleigh rides for your days off. Don’t miss its slopeside dining options like The Corviglia, located at 8,365 feet.

To book: clubmed.us

Valle Nevado, Chile

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Can’t stand the thought of the ski season ending? Then transform into a year-round skier as you head south for the summer and fall to Valle Nevado, a resort town in the Andes. Here, guests can choose packages that include half board and lift tickets. You don’t need to bring your own equipment as you can hire gear for all levels at the base. Don’t forget that this mountain sits at almost 10,000 feet, so be sure to add at least a day to acclimatize. (Note: If you are an Ikon Pass or Mountain Collective holder, your pass will work here, so you won’t need any additional lift tickets for your stay.)

To book: vallenevado.com

Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido, Japan

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The Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido extends over more than 150 hectares of which you can explore every nook and cranny during your all-inclusive stay. Descend Tomamu Mountain, sample delicious seafood and Wagyu beef, and sip locally brewed spirits after skiing. Don’t leave the mountain too early because this Club Med offers night skiing with a guide, also included in the stay.

To book: clubmed.us