If you dream of getting away on a kids-free trip this winter, choose from a selection of skiing, bobsleighing, snowshoeing or ice-fishing breaks.
If you’re looking to get away on holiday this winter as a couple and would like to stay somewhere free from the noise and chaos that family-friendly typically breaks attract, then consider these superb winter holiday ideas for adults. Some of these hotels and resorts have a strict no children policy, whilst others do allow kids but are not typically geared towards them.
Winter in Vegas
Visit Mount Charleston which is a ski and snowboarding resort 35 minutes away from Las Vegas. Enjoy a day on the slopes and then perhaps transfer to the Strip to catch a show or play the tables in one of the world-famous casinos.
Chalet Hotel Rosanna, St Anton, Austria
This fantastic Austrian hotel is located less than 5 minutes from the ski schools in St Anton. Outside of school holidays, it is an adults-only hotel so it is the perfect place for couples to come to unwind on the slopes and enjoy some seriously good après-ski. Large tables in the hotel’s dining room encourage a particularly sociable atmosphere in the evenings. Be sure to take out some ski holidays travel insurance before your trip.
Northern Lights, Lapland
Witnessing the Aurora Borealis is on plenty of people’s bucket list, so why not take an adults-only snowmobile safari by night in Lapland. Priced from £109.50 for the safari, excluding flights and accommodation, you can expect to drive through dark forests and if you’re lucky you’ll get to see the Northern lights dancing around the Arctic sky.
New Year Week in Val D’Isère
This VIP adults-only lodge is situated on the Santons piste and offers ski in – ski out accommodation for up to 12 guests in six en suite bedrooms. Guests can keep cosy inside in front of a roaring open fireplace, or on the sun terrace in the hot tub.
Winter Sun in Corralejo, Fuerteventura
Barcelo Corralejo Bay hotel is an adults-only hotel on the Canary Island of Fuerteventura. It is situated on the beach of Corralejo and is ideal for those looking for wellness facilities or hoping to enjoy water-sports.
Ice Fishing In Lapland
Stay at the Kilpisjärvi lodge for a three day guided ice-fishing trip in Lapland where you can expect to catch trout, wild graylings and arctic char. Enjoy lunch on the lake each day, then return to the lodge for a sauna and supper.
Cave Hotels in Turkey
Stay at the Kelebek Pension, which is a hotel cut into the rock formations of Cappadocia. As you would expect, the hotel offers sweeping views of the valleys below from 47 beautifully crafted rooms including those with a fairy-chimney.
Bobsleighing Holiday in Lillehammer, Norway
Exodus Travel runs a 4 day bobsleighing trip to the Norwegian Olympic park. Priced from £1,049 per adult including flights and accommodation, you will experience 5G bobsledding, taxi-bob, curling and many other winter sports, including additional skiing if desired.
Snow Shoeing In Slovenia
Strap on a pair of snowshoes and traverse the Bogatin plateau in the Julian Alps as part of a guided group. Stay at the incredibly beautiful resort of Lake Bled and enjoy a full range of nightlife options and restaurants.
Soak in Alaska’s Hot Springs
Travel to Fairbanks in northern Alaska and then transfer to the Chena Hot Springs Resort where you can soak in the hot natural mineral springs which are surrounded by snow. Facilities include comfortable rooms, lounge bar and the Aurora Ice Museum.
Christmas isn’t just for the kids, so if you feel inspired to book one of these phenomenal winter vacation ideas, get in there quickly to avoid disappointment.