St Anton is widely regarded as one of the best ski resorts in Austria. Renowned for its legendary on and off piste skiing and vibrant lively apres it is easy to see why luxury ski holidays in St Anton are so popular.
The luxury Austrian ski resort of St Anton has approximately 2,500 full time inhabitants but that doesn't stop the village from coming alive each winter to offer one of the best luxury ski holiday destinations in Austria. People have been experiencing luxury ski holidays in St Anton for decades but until recently this has mainly been in hotels. Now though, there are a number of amazing luxury ski chalets in St Anton to enjoy. The main high street is pedestrianised and is often buzzing with life. It has an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants, all perfect for enjoying after a busy day of skiing in St Anton.
Luxury family ski holidays in St Anton are also popular. St Anton has great ski schools and there are a number of Nannies in St Anton. The accommodation options are varied with many choosing a luxury chalet in St Anton as a home from home option.
St Anton is located in the Arlberg ski area which also includes the luxury ski resorts of Lech, St Christoph and Zurs. The Arlberg ski area is the 5th biggest in the world and has been the largest in Austria since winter 2016. Historically skiing in the Arlberg has had a reputation of being an intermediate to advanced ski area and whilst this is still largely the case, skiing for beginners in St Anton is well catered for and there are great runs to ease you into enjoying this amazing ski area.
Apres ski in St Anton is just as famous as the skiing itself, this incredible resort has gained a reputation as one of the best resorts for apres ski in Europe and a bit of a party resort. Two of the most famous apres ski spots are the Mooserwirt just above the final descent to the resort and Australian-inspired Krazy Kanguruh which is owned by local World Cup skier Mario Matt.
Bar Cuba is popular with the British clientele, most of whom are in the 20's and 30's. Piccadilly Bar is a popular live music venue and Post Keller and the Kandahar nightclubs are the places to head to for partying and dancing until late.
For those who want a break from the vibrant apres-ski scene, there are a number of more sedate bars and cafes to relax in after a day's skiing. Pub 37 is a cosy bar with an abundance of charm and the sunny terrace at the Hotel Alte Poste is a great place to relax with a chilled stein of beer or a warming Gluhwein, particularly late in the season when the spring sun provides the perfect heat and backdrop.
For those who enjoy other activities to drinking and party, there are a number of other great activities in St Anton, from snowshoe walks to a 4km toboggan run. There are also sleigh rides and wellness and swimming complexes. One thing is for sure, there are a number of great activities to enjoy whilst you are on your luxury chalet holiday in St Anton.
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