New Year Family Ski Holidays : Celebrate the New Year on the Slopes

Start 2024 in style with your New Year family ski holiday: discover our best tips to make your New Year's Eve on the slopes unforgettable
New Year Family Ski Holidays : Celebrate the New Year on the Slopes
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Wanting to get into the winter spirit with a family New Year ski holiday? From skiing down the gentle slopes to sipping your rich hot chocolate, discover the perfect family-friendly ski chalet for your luxury New Year ski holiday for memorable way to start to the year.

Theres nothing quite like spending Christmas with family to enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation away from home. You can look forward to enjoying days playing in the snow, evenings dining at fine restaurants and celebrating the new year with parties and firework displays!

Chamonix, for your adventure-packed family ski holiday 

About Chamonix:

In the French Alps just north of Mont Blanc, head to Chamonix for your New Year ski holiday. Transport all your family into a fairytale Alpine village, nestled up into your snow-dusted log chalet and let your little thrill-seekers head for adventure in this epicentre of Alpine exploration

Why choose Chamonix for your ski holiday over New Year: 

For an exhilarating start to your family ski holiday in France, Chamonix promises a dizzying array of adventures, with just as many adrenaline thrills off the slopes as on. From parapenitng to ice climbing, its rugged terrain is the perfect backdrop to make your heart race and spirit soar. Of course the adventure doesn't stop as the sun goes down, with the whole town centre coming alive with festive revelry to countdown the seconds until the clock strikes at midnight! 


Le Collectionist's Chamonix top spots:

  • Challenge your loved ones to a toboggan race at the Domaine des Planards, flying down the tracks as laughter fills the air.
  • Get within unbelievable proximity to the prancing deer at Merlet Animal Park, a truly magical experience
  • Climb up into the snow-topped canopy at Les Gaillands, a tree-climbing park with over 100 activity stations

To craft your perfect New Year family ski holiday, discover more of our unmissables and explore our exclusive guide to Chamonix



Where to stay in Chamonix:

The clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve. Imagine the family counting down in the living room of Chalet Bonami, as you watch the spectacular fireworks framed through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Want a tour? Step inside one of our Chamonix kid-friendly chalets and let us guide you around Chalet Mont Blanc

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Megève, for families who want to hit the slopes 

About Megève: 

A paradise for skiing families, Megève is nestled in the Haute-Savoie region in the French Alps. For breathtaking skiable domaine with phenomenal views over the craggy Mont Blanc skyline, choose one of our family-friendly Megève chalets for your New Year ski break. 

Why choose Megève for your ski holiday over New Year: 

Spend the afternoon flying down the mountainside, enjoying the fresh powder and breathtaking views. With a zone reserved exclusively for children, you can stay on the bunny hill and teach your little ones how to ski, or take your adventurous teens down the black diamond trails to put your skills to the test.



Le Collectionist's Megève top spots:

  • Make the most of the breathtaking scenery without having to tackle the lofty summits of the mountain on the blue run, Les Chattrix 
  • Transport your family to the North pole at Megève's reindeer farm 
  • Let our luxury concierge service arrange for you to dash through the snow in a dog sled ride

Tuck into our concierge's guide to Megève and let us divulge all the best activities for all the family on your New Year ski holidays.


Where to stay in Megève:

On New Year's day wake up to the awe-inspiring sight of the French Alps blanketed in thick white snow as you bundle up warm on the terrace of Chalet Le Rocher with your hot chocolate serving as hand warmers. This new year made new traditions as you snuggle up in the cinema room of Chalet Taïga, each family member making a persuasive case for why their favourite film should grace the screen! Find the perfect Megève chalet for your family and explore our collection. 

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Val d'Isère, for a festive family new year ski break

About Val d'Isère: 

Look no further than Val d'Isère for your New Year's Eve extravaganza. This festive ski resort is the perfect place for your New Year ski holiday with its pristine slopes, legendary après-ski and effervescent atmosphere.

Why choose Val d'Isère for your family ski holiday over New Year:

Finally, the real celebration begins as the sun sets and the countdown to midnight begins. Let our luxury concierge team transform the living room of your luxury chalet into a dancefloor, to ring in the New Year with all of your favourite people. Blast the music and pop the champagne as you think of new year's resolutions. As the night goes on, the younger kids can hit the hay while the rest of the gang continues the celebration.



Le Collectionist's Val d'Isère top spots:

  • For your grown-up family, there are also plenty of events at bars and clubs such as the infamous La Folie Douce where you can savour a delicious meal before heading under the iridescent disco balls till dawn
  • Ice skate in the heart of town under the constellation-adorned sky
  • Spend the day at Centre Aquasportif, where your little bundles of energy can scale the climbing wall while the adults make the most of the wellness hub

To discover how to entertain your little ones all holiday long, discover our guide to Val d'Isère

Where to stay in Val d'Isère:

Cuddle up in your cosy Val d'Isère kid-friendly chalet for your family New Year ski holiday. From the bunk beds in Etoile du Nord to the indoor jacuzzi in Chalet Oxalis, you little ones will be begging to return every year! 

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This New Year, cuddle up under wooly blankets with your loved ones, cradling mugs of hot chocolate garnished with mountains of cream as you look ahead at the dramatic Alpine skyline and towards adventures to come

As the fireworks splatter their vibrant colours across the velvet black night, choose one of our luxury chalets as the perfect backdrop for your family New Year ski holiday.

Where is best for skiing at New Year?

To ring in the New Year on your skiing holiday, head to the French Alps for pristine skiing conditions and an electric atmosphere! 

We love Megève for its gently sloping pistes with over 43 green and 63 blue runs, yet with 33 black runs for more experienced skiers! Make the most of the endless cultural activities, magical atmosphere and vibrant après-ski scene for an unforgettable New Year ski holiday

Equally, choose one of our luxury chalets in Val d'Isère to spend the days speeding down the thrilling slopes, before dining in the finest Savoyard restaurants and then joining the crowds in the legendary bars as fireworks and pyrotechnics illuminate the night sky.  

How do I plan a family ski holiday?

Get in contact with us and let us find you your perfect family ski chalet. Our teams on the ground know these properties like the back on their hands, from the way that the morning sun filters through the master bedroom to how the terrace is the perfect spot for watching the New Year's fireworks light up the night sky. 

Then let our luxury concierge service take care of the rest, getting you the most coveted reservations at the best restaurants, booking private ski lessons or crafting magical experiences like a torch-lit descent down the slopes or an at-home spa treatment. 

For a flavour of what's in store, explore our guides to Val d'Isère, Meribel, Megève, Chamonix and many more! 

Where is the best place to ski with kids?

Megève, with its gently sloping runs, is the perfect kid-friendly ski resort for your family. Equally, adventure awaits off the slopes with plenty of activities like feasting on fondue in an Igloo or dashing through the snow in a sled that will capture the imagination of your little ones! 

Val d'Isère caters to all of the family with a ski school for your little ones to practice their snow ploughs and black runs for your adventurous teens to show off their skiing prowess!

Discover our selection of the perfect chalets for families to find the backdrop for your next family Alpine adventure


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