Ski holidays to Zurs are an excellent choice for those who have tired of the brash extravagance of resorts such as St Moritz and St Anton, yet who are seeking an exclusive resort in which to hone their ski skills. With its three five star hotels and nine four star establishments, ski holidays to Zurs are characterized by subtle luxury and a pleasant air of exclusivity - albeit without the accompanying snobbery often found in more famous resorts. Top quality restaurants and luxurious hotels are something of the norm, and the village itself is stunning, with magnificent vistas of the world-famous Arlberg mountains.
Ski holidays to Zurs give you access to 108 pistes, as part of the Arlberg ski area. The appropriate ski pass will allow you to ski the other incredible Arlberg resorts of Lech, St Anton and Stuben, amongst others. With the resort altitude of Zurs standing at an impressive 1720m, it is usually possible to ski right back to the centre of the village. Not only this, but the slopes of Zurs are of a particularly high standard - largely thanks to the fact that only 14,000 skiers are allowed on the slopes at any one time. Snow cover is typically reliable, particularly at 2000m and above.
Zurs is one of the best loved winter sport destinations in the world. Skiers can almost breathe the quality, with the slopes being the very ones that Princes William and Harry learnt to ski on. The ski school is widely regarded as one of the best in the world, with most ski instructors offering private tuition and off-piste guiding to their clients. It is certainly not unheard of for some instructors to be fully booked for the entire season due to their popularity! The skiing in Zurs is mostly for intermediates. Experts have plenty to explore off-piste and there are some decent tough runs. Beginners have good nursery slopes, although some of the other terrain might be too challenging for some. However ski holidays to Zurs are a fantastic choice for snowboarders - with some top quality terrain for on which to learn and improve.
The Apres Ski in Zurs is slightly reserved, centering mostly around a few excellent restaurants and a select number of bars and clubs. Zurs is also home to a stunning indoor swimming pool, a sauna, an ice rink and some truly beautiful walking trails. For the adrenaline junkies amongst us, there are paragliding and hand gliding facilities available, with sleigh rides on offer for those slightly less daring. There are two airports within two hours drive, meaning that short Zurs ski holidays are becoming increasingly popular. So if you are looking for a quality, exclusive and traditional resort without having to cross the earth for the pleasure, then ski holidays to Zurs could be just what you're crying out for!
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