Still undecided about where to ski this winter? If you’ve boxes to tick before making your choice, here’s ten reasons why Nendaz in Switzerland’s 4 Valleys could be just what you’re looking for.
Presented in association with Nendaz Tourism
1. You’ll be skiing in the biggest ski area in Switzerland.
Nendaz offers you more than 400km of ski runs going from 1,350m up to the Mont-Fort at a snow-sure 3,330m. With most of its slopes higher than 1,700m and all the home runs equipped with snow cannons, Nendaz guarantees excellent snow conditions from December to April. And thanks to its seven secured freeride areas, snowsports lovers will have a ball.
2. Discover a host of non-skiing activities
You don't want to ski every day? That's not a problem in Nendaz. Thanks to a sledging run, a snow-tubing run, an outdoor ice rink, and also a weekly entertainments programme, there’s plenty of fun to be had without skis.
3. Explore hidden corners on foot
With 100km of marked winter walks, six marked snowshoe trails (as well as 9km of cross-country ski runs) all offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains such as Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn, Nendaz assures you of a joyful change of pace, beginning with the squeaking of the snow under your feet.
4. You’ll get time to relax in a wonderful setting
With more than 30 restaurants, health and beauty infrastructures, but above all the Spa des Bisses with its 2,220m2 of well-being, all you need to do is decide how you want to relax.
5. Make your holiday what you want it to be
Try ski-joëring, heliskiing or a husky-sled ride, blow an alphorn, dig in for some ice-climbing, take off and go paragliding. These are not just daydreams in Nendaz. With countless weekly and one-off activities, the resort can help you reveal hidden talents.
6. If the kids are happy…
With its recreational facilities, keen package rates, well-adapted services and family-friendly facilities, Nendaz is perfect for kids. A day-care centre welcomes children from 18 months onwards, a new games library supplies plenty of toys, puzzles and books, an outdoor play area and two snow gardens help children to have fun in the snow. And a babysitting service is on hand to give parents some free time of their own.
7. Nendaz is authentic and convivial
There’s more than a taste of the true spirit of Switzerland. Opt for a guided visit to the old village, have a close encounter with the regional emblem, the alphorn, and sample plenty of delicious local products.
8. Wall-to-wall fun!
Nendaz has great nightlife, from throbbing discos to bars with live concerts and DJs, you will inevitably succumb to the pleasures of après-ski.
9. The odds are good it’ll be sunny!
If you want to escape the winter gloom, choose Nendaz. With 300 days of sunshine a year, Nendaz has as many hours of sunshine as the Côte d'Azur.
10. Great value for money
With everything Nendaz has to offer you'd expect a hefty price tag, but, happily, that just isn't the case. With special offers all year round, free services, free entertainment and events, Nendaz combines top quality services with great prices.
Convinced? For more information and to book, go to nendaz.ch