Luxury Ski Chalets Flims Laax Falera
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Luxury Ski Holidays in Flims Laax Falera
Home to 224 km of slopes and five snow parks, Flims Laax Falera is one of Switzerland’s largest ski areas. With 70% of slopes situated at an altitude of between 2,000 and 3,000 metres, Flims Laax Falera is one of the most reliable winter sports regions in the world for snow. The resort has three separate main bases a few km apart by road: Flims, Laax and Falera. Sharing a ski area, Flims, Laax and Falera offer a range of accommodation from 4-star hotels to luxury chalets and self-catered apartments.
Home to the biggest halfpipe in the world, an Olympic size pro kicker line and more than 90 obstacles spread over five snow parks, Flims Laax Falera is one of the top resorts in Europe for freestylers. The resort has open slopes as well as some long woodland runs and a fast lift system. With everything from beginner areas to freeride runs, skiers of all abilities can enjoy the slopes here. There is also a diverse network of cross-country trails and the possibility of night skiing on the slope from Curnius to Laax Murschetg.
Aside from skiing, Flims Laax Falera has around 100 km of hiking and walking trails to enjoy, including the world’s longest treetop walk which connects the two villages of Laax Murschetg and Laax Dorf. There’s also the enchanting lantern trail from Falera to Laax, night sledging in Falera and guided hikes by the light of the moon to discover during your stay.
A wide range of alternative sporting activities such as ice hockey and ice skating are available at the Prau la Selva sports centre in Flims. There’s also a natural ice rink at Lake Laax and an outdoor ice rink in Falera. There’s always something happening in Flims Laax Falera with the LAAX OPEN snowboard contest taking place in January and the SuddenRush Banked Slalom competition in March. Summer is also a popular time of year to visit with a variety of activities such as hiking, mountain biking, climbing and lake swimming on offer.
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- Flims Laax Falera
Flims Laax Falera, Switzerland
Leo Trippi's Highlight
Perfect for families, this newly refurbished chalet has excellent facilities including a gin bar, cinema room, games room and sauna.
Luxury Chalets in Flims Laax Falera
Flims Laax accommodation is spread across all of the main bases including the original rustic village of Laax Dorf which has quiet suburbs set around a lake. The lift base area known as Laax is less charming with more modern buildings, hotels and parking. Flims Dorf is a traditional resort at the foot of the slopes, whilst the more appealing Flims Waldhaus is home to upscale secluded hotels and luxury chalets. Falera, once a quiet backwater hamlet, has been expanded in traditional style.
Just a 10-minute walk from the village of Flims is Chalet Cassons, an elegant property with five bedrooms, wellness room, cinema and games room. Spend evenings stargazing from the terrace or enjoying a glass of wine at the bar. The slopes are just a seven-minute walk from the chalet but you can ski straight back to the door at the end of the day.
Flims Laax Falera Resort Information
- Resort Altitude: 1100m
- Slopes Altitude: 1100 - 3020m
- Pistes: 224 km
- Lifts: 28
- Nearest Airport: Zurich - 170 km (1 hr 45 min)
- Blue Slopes: 41%
- Red Slopes: 47%
- Black Slopes: 12%
Flims Laax Skiing
Skiers of all levels can enjoy the slopes of Fliims Laax Falera. The blue slopes on the Vorab Glacier are ideal for beginners, as are the runs around the Alp Dado. For the more advanced, the sunny slopes in Nagens and Mutta Roduna are superb. The 13 km descent from La Siala down to Flims is one to test the stamina whilst the Downhill course from Crap Sogn Gion is also excellent. Experts can explore a huge amount of good off-piste terrain, notably from La Siala and Cassons. There are also several yellow marked freeride routes which are avalanche-controlled and patrolled.
One of the main attractions of skiing in Flims Laax Falera is the numerous snow parks. Start out at the Beginner’s Snowpark between Crap Sogn Gion and Alp Dado before progressing to Ils Plauns which has a host of rails, boxes and various kicker lines. P60 is where you’ll find slides, pyramid walls and industry pipes as well as four Olympic-size kickers. NoName snowpark is home to the largest superpipe in Europe with a length of 200 metres, a width of 22 metres and world record height of 6.9 metres. For those looking to make their first jumps, there’s also a mini-pipe here. Finally, the Free60 combines freestyle and powder with wooden jumps placed in an ungroomed area.
Family Ski Holidays in Flims Laax Falera
With the ‘Family Destination’ deal of approval, Flims Laax Falera is a wonderful destination for a family ski holiday. For young children, the Ami Sabi crèche provides plenty of fun and games. Morning, afternoon and full-day slots are available so the adults can carve up the slopes or relax in the spa whilst the children are taken care of.
There are also plenty of ways to spend time together as a family, whether that's on a hike, skating at Lake Laax or tobogganing down the slopes. The children’s lift at Lake Laax is perfect for little ones to practise their first turns or if they’re budding freestylers then the indoor Freestyle Academy is a must.
Flims Laax Falera is home to family-friendly accommodation as well as a variety of restaurants that have special children’s menus.
Best Restaurants in Flims Laax Falera
Flims Laax Falera is home to some excellent restaurants, serving everything from a warming goulash or bouillon to traditional Swiss cuisine, Italian pasta and hearty burgers. For exceptional fine dining, head to the one Michelin star Epoca by Tristan Brandt. Situated at the Walhaus Films hotel, the restaurant serves modern dishes derived from French classics with Asian influences. Another inviting restaurant is Chesa where the menu is influenced by the chef’s Alsatian roots. For seasonally inspired cuisine in Laax, Mulania is the place to go. Open in the evening during winter, opt for the gourmet set menu or stick to regional classics. On the mountain, Tegia Larnags offers Swiss specialities such as rösti or fondue.
Après-Ski in Flims Laax Falera
The après-ski scene in Flims Laax Falera is vibrant and varied with busy bars at the lift bases at the end of the day. Located at Flims base station, Legna Bar is legendary. Enjoy live music, themed parties and a few beers. Other popular spots include Arena Bar for cool music, great drinks and homemade pinsa’s, Il Pup for a cold beer and burger and the stylish rockslounge for cocktails. For late night partying head to Riders Club in Laax.
How to have the perfect luxury ski holiday in Flims Laax Falera?
1. Wake up in your Flims Laax luxury chalet and enjoy a morning coffee whilst admiring the wonderful mountain views.
2. Explore the slopes on the Vorab Glacier before tackling the 13 km descent down to Flims.
3. Stop for a coffee or a bite to eat before spending the afternoon ice skating, tobogganing or snowshoeing.
4. Time for a cold beer or a hot chocolate before heading back to your cosy chalet in Flims Laax.
5. Discover one of the nighttime activities on offer such as the enchanting lantern trail before treating yourself to dinner at one of our recommended restaurants.
Location & Map
Flims, Laax and Falera are located just 30 minutes from Chur and 1 hour and 45 minutes from Zurich by car.