Laax Ski Holidays

Easily my favourite Swiss resort, and yet it is still such a hidden gem. Fantastic terrain and surprisingly large.
Andrea Selig
Product Manager - Switzerland & Asia
Easily my favourite Swiss resort, and yet it is still such a hidden gem. Fantastic terrain and surprisingly large.
Andrea Selig
Product Manager - Switzerland & Asia

Summary

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Beginner
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Intermediate
4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Advanced
  • Family Friendly
  • Non-Ski Activities
  • Quick Transfer Time

This big ski area has an excellent snow record and a famous freestyle school. Built for convenience, it’s a winner with families and groups.

With reliably good conditions, much of the terrain here sits above 2,000 metres. Snow-sure pistes zigzag above the villages of Laax, Flims and Falera, and the slopes are equally good across the whole area.

We don’t often shout about the lifts but this network is particularly good. It’ll whisk you as high as 3,000 metres on the Vorab Glacier, while the futuristic Porsche lift is pretty impressive.

For some, Laax ski holidays are all about the Freestyle Academy, while snowboarders are in their element with four snowparks and the world’s largest half-pipe.

While Flims is a traditional village, Laax was built for convenience, with slope-side accommodation and a good range of bars and restaurants. We love Rocks Lounge for civilised après drinks, while Indy Bar is livelier, and Tegia Larnags does the best cheese fondue.

Non-skiers have plenty of options too, including curling, winter walking and visits to the spa. And when it’s time to go home, the fast transfer to Zurich airport makes for an easy journey.

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

Call 01273 224062 for advice from our ski specialists.

Resort Guide

Laax Resort Guide

Make the most of your Laax ski holiday with our insider tips.

Resort stats

Season
November to mid April
Nearest airport
Zurich
Flight time
1 hour 30 minutes
Direct flight
Yes
Transfer time
1 hour 45 minutes
Transport
Transfer, rail & bus, car
Elevation
3, 018 m / 9,900 ft
Vertical drop
1,900 m / 6233 ft
Avg snowfall
15 ft
Ski area
235 km
Ski lifts
29
Runs
68
Grade
21% advanced
50% intermediates
29% beginners

Maps

Resort Map

Google piste view

Accommodation

Our main accommodation base, Laax does ski-in ski-out particularly well, with family-friendly hotels and self-catering apartments. Sociable groups could stay in a cool lodge with an in-house nightclub or, to escape it all, we’d suggest one of the secluded spa hotels with a private shuttle to the slopes.

We’ve stayed at or visited all of our Laax accommodation options, so call us for advice and we’ll recommend the best ones for you.

Featured accommodation

  • Fitness Facilities
  • Half Board Available
  • Pool
  • Self-Catered
  • Spa
Laax’s newest property, Peaks Place, opened in December 2015 and offers 74 luxurious apartments at the base of the resort just minutes from the slopes.
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  • Breakfast Included
  • Close to Ski School
  • Close to Slopes
  • Close to Village
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Half Board Available
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
The 4* signinahotel is stylish, contemporary and modern with an excellent restaurant and a dine-around option to participating restaurants in Laax.

Offers

See our Laax offers for some excellent savings and superb package prices.

Giving you the best available prices, the offers below are based on our lowest cost departure dates. We can save you money on many other dates and properties but we can't show every single offer here - for more options, please call us on 01273 224 062 or request a quotation.

Reviews

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14/01/2018 Samantha Li-Fox

Excellent resort - very well organised, with ski lockers right below the gondola in the resort centre and by the ski school meeting points. The ski area is extensive and uncrowded -even during New Year week. A good range of ski trails to suit every level. The walking trails are beautiful and provided a welcome change of pace when we took the day off from skiing. The restaurants are great- mountain huts are wonderful and the staff everywhere charming and friendly. I really can't recommend this resort more - it offered everything we were looking for and we loved the ambience. The ski school and guides are knowledgable and fun to ski with.

11/01/2018 Jane Rees

Loved Laax for the skiing/snowboarding pistes were great and links were all brilliant. Super friendly resort great ski runs and food/drink stops.

27/12/2017 Peter Sorton

Pre Christmas holiday meant quiet slopes and we were blessed with powder snow at all levels. Only part of the ski area was open but it did not matter. Great resort and so convenient.

News

Kicking Horse Dec 2017 © Jesse Oatway

Top 20 Snowiest Resorts - December 2017

22nd December 2017 - Craig Charley

Every year, just before Christmas, we like to take a look at which resorts have had the most snow at the start of the secason. Not only does it get us excited for planned trips in the New Year, it also gives a good indication of where's likely to have the best skiing in the coming months. Can you...

Laax Happy Snowboarders © GaudenzDanuser.com

Ski and Stay at the World's Best

6th December 2017 - Craig Charley

In the recent 2017 World Ski Awards, a host of our resorts and properties came out on top. Find out which made the cut and why our experts think they deserved to win below. Congratulations to all the winners and runners up, all thoroughly deserved! World's Best Freestyle Resort - Laax "With the...