Luxury Ski Chalets St Christoph
Enjoy a luxury ski holiday in St Christoph with our exclusive collection of luxury chalets.
Luxury Ski Holidays in St Christoph
At 1800m above sea level, St Christoph in Austria is one of the highest resorts in the Alps. Made famous in the 14th century when a hospice was built by the shepherd Heinrich Findelkind to shelter travellers from harsh conditions, there are now several luxury ski chalets and apartments in St Christoph.
A few miles from St Anton, St Christoph offers some of the best skiing in the world thanks to the vast Arlberg ski area. The traditional wooden housing in the heart of the Tyrolean mountains makes for a quaint, picturesque setting - the perfect backdrop for a fun, relaxed luxury ski holiday in Austria.
180 km of off-piste terrain opens up an endless world of exciting adventures on your luxury ski holiday in the Arlberg. With an abundance of great bowls and chutes around Stuben and Rendl, as well as the world-famous powder of neighbouring St Anton, the possibilities are endless on St Anton and St Christoph vacations.
With the help of a guide you can even head to the very top of the challenging Valluga run. For those wanting to take things a little easier there is plenty on offer, including the world class tuition of SkiSchule Arlberg.
St Christoph ski holidays also have plenty of activities to keep any non-skiers entertained, including ice skating and dog sledding. Paragliding and heli tours are also available if you’re feeling more adventurous.
2 Chalets & Apartments in St Christoph
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St Christoph, Austria
Leo Trippi's Highlight
Just 150m from the nearest lift, this sensational penthouse provides spectacular views across the valley, a beautiful open plan living area and a wonderful sauna and bucket shower for relaxation.
St Christoph, Austria
Leo Trippi's Highlight
A true ski-in property, this luxurious penthouse teams rustic charm with contemporary flair. There's a large open fireplace, dedicated TV room and private wellness area complete with hammam and sauna.
Luxury Chalets & Apartments in St Christoph
Made up of a handful of hotels, chalets and apartments on either side of the Arlberg pass road, St Christoph ski resort acts as a smaller alternative to St Anton. With many of the luxury chalets in St Christoph being ski-in ski-out, or at most a brief walk from the main lift, shouldering heavy skis is not an issue in this resort.
There are several hotel restaurants offering the ultimate fine dining experience, often with a classic Tyrolean touch. One such restaurant, the Hospiz Alm is particularly recommended for its remarkable wine cellar, accessed by a slide. St Christoph, St Anton’s cultured cousin as it were, is also home to the newly built Arlberg1800, a contemporary art and concert hall which can also be booked for conferences and exhibitions.
St Christoph (Ski Arlberg) Resort Information
- Resort Altitude: 1765m
- Slopes Altitude: 1765m-2811m
- Pistes: 302 km
- Lifts: 88 lifts
- Nearest Airport: Innsbruck Airport 87km ( 1.30 hours)
- Blue Slopes: 130km
- Red Slopes: 122km
- Black Slopes: 50km
Skiing in St Christoph
Found at an altitude of 1800m, St Christoph am Arlberg is one of the highest altitude resorts in Austria and gives skiers a selection of several exciting linked resorts to explore including St Anton, Stuben, Lech, Zürs, Schröcken and Warth.
For beginners, the well-respected Arlberg ski school is on hand to help build confidence and improve your technique, with the nursery area next to the Sporthotel creating the perfect space for less confident skiers to practise. A mecca for skiing, the Arlberg area has plenty of suitable terrain for beginners to explore including the wide open slops between Galzig and Kapall, and over in Lech the Weibermahd, Oberlech and Schlegelkopf slopes are also easy ones to tackle.
Luxury ski holidays in St Christoph are ideal for intermediate skiers with the area offering a wealth of blue and red runs, whilst more experienced skiers can head over to St Anton which offers some of the best steep skiing in the world.
For those looking to enjoy some backcountry skiing, St Anton is known for being one of the best off-piste resorts in the world, whilst the stanton park is a Freestyle heaven on the Arlberg providing hours of endless fun on rails, boxes and kickers.
Family Holidays in St Christoph
A beautiful setting for a relaxing family ski holiday, St Christoph certainly has plenty to keep families entertained. Oozing charm, luxury ski holidays in St Christoph provide a brilliant base to explore the Arlberg ski area with a more relaxed and quiet atmosphere compared to the lively neighbouring resort of St Anton.
An exclusive enclave in the heart of the Arlberg ski area, this luxury resort provides a selection of popular family restaurants, as well as numerous winter activities to keep adults and children alike entertained.
For children looking to experience the fun of snow sports for the first time, the Arlberg Ski school offers group lessons from the age of three years old, as well as a kindergarten at Hoppl's Children's Land so you can enjoy the slopes too knowing that your children are being well looked after.
This luxury resort also has plenty of fun winter activities to enjoy off the piste, including ice skating and dog sledding. At just a short drive from St Anton and Lech, families can also try everything the neighbouring resorts have to offer, including a 4 km toboggan ride, horse-drawn carriages and the trampoline Arl.Park located at the arl.rock sports centre.
How to have the perfect luxury ski holiday in St Christoph
- Wake up in your luxury chalet in St Christoph and enjoy the breathtaking views across the valley with a hot drink in hand.
- Following a hearty breakfast in your chalet, its time to head out and explore the Arlberg region.
- St Christoph and its neighbouring resorts have so much to offer when it comes to eating out. Why not experience one of the best slope restaurants in the Alps, the Hospiz Alm Restaurant. Those looking for an ideal spot for lunch by the slopes, Arlberg Thaja is particularly popular and uses ingredients from local farms to produce traditional Tyrolean dishes including Spaetzle and Groschtl.
- As the sun begins to set, its time to experience the lively apres ski atmosphere in St Anton and Lech before returning to your chalet in St Christoph.
Location & Map
Situated in the Tyrolean Alps, St Christoph is within easy reach of three airports - Innsbruck (102 km), Friedrichshafen (123 km) and Zurich (190 km). You can also reach the resort by rail via the train station in St Anton which is less than a 10-minute drive away.
Frequently asked questions
How to Get to St Christoph
For those flying into Innsbruck Airport, St Christoph ski resort can be reached in approximately 1 hour 30 minutes by car. It is also possible to take the train to St Anton followed by a short transfer.
Where to Stay in St Christoph
When does St Christoph’s Ski Season start?
The winter season in St Christoph usually starts at the beginning of December running through to the end of April.