After two years of interrupted or cancelled ski seasons, it’s no wonder that everyone is flocking to the mountains for a snowy, winter getaway. If you’re looking for an alpine holiday, where you rest for the night is just as important as where you’ll ski. After all, you need to stay somewhere comfortable to get your energy back! Airbnb has announced their most wishlisted winter destinations. Enjoy a mountain getaway in a cosy cottage, luxurious villa, or off-grid home, close to the action on the slopes. Which one will you try?
1. Snow Fall Lodge in Mount Beauty, VIC
Cost: From $750 a night
Snow Fall at Crows Nest is a stunning four bedroom apartment. Enjoy spectacular views, with privacy for ski in and ski out access. This boutique apartment can sleep up to 12 people.
2. Willow Cottage Farmstay in Jindabyne, NSW
Cost: From $775 a night
This cottage is an eco-aware accommodation, located on an active 145 acre farm in the Snowy Mountains. It features beautiful views, a kitchen, open living and dining area and three bedrooms. It’s also just ten minutes away from town.
3. Tiny Luxury Escape in Jindabyne, NSW
Cost: $275 a night
This luxurious tiny house is completely off grid. It features snow-capped mountain views and two separate sleeping lofts. An AWD or SUV is recommended to access this tiny house.
4. Off Grid Tiny House in Moonbah, NSW
Cost: From $229 a night
This off-grid, new tiny house is located on peaceful bushland. Not too far from Jindabyne, you’ll take in views of rolling hills, gum trees, and roaming deer and kangaroos. This accommodation features plush furnishings, a kitchen and gas heating.
5. Chill Out Thredbo in Thredbo, NSW
Cost: From $600 a night
Breathe in fresh mountain air in this freestanding ski cabin. Surrounded by snow gums, this cabin is an easy stroll to nearby shops, cafes and more. There’s also easy access to the winter shuttle bus.
6. Crafters Luxury Cabin in Crackenback, NSW
Cost: From $765 a night
Located 25 minutes from Thredbo Resort, and ten minutes from Lake Jindabyne, this is a great place to unwind in the Snowy Mountains. The off-grid cabin overlooks Thredbo Valley, and is a lovely place to rest after a day of skiing and snowboarding.
7. Cuan Den in Sawmill Settlement, VIC
Cost: From $470 a night
Find this log cabin at the base of Mt Buller. The cosy accommodation comfortably fits couples, small families and friends. There’s a porch to watch local wildlife, a fully equipped kitchen and a double rainfall shower, perfect for relaxation.
8. Gezellig ‘Friendly’ in Crackenback, NSW
Cost: From $650 a night
Gezellig is a word used to describe a social and relaxed situation. This is what you get when you escape to this luxury chalet, located in the Lake Crackenback Resort. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this cosy chalet is a great place to unwind after a long day on the slopes.
9. The Eco Villa in Mount Beauty, VIC
Cost: From $590 a night
The luxurious eco villa offers peace and tranquillity, with sweeping views of Mount Bogong and surrounds. This villa is a self-contained getaway, tucked in the foothills of Mount Bogong, Falls Creek snowfields and the Alpine National Park. Accommodating seven people, the villa includes three bedrooms, a swimming pool, and private spa.
10. Alpine Paddock, The Cottage in Crackenback, NSW
Cost: From $850 a night
This two bedroom cottage provides easy access to Thredbo and Perisher. Perfect for skiers and nature lovers, this cottage has comfortable heating facilities, as well as a boot and ski gear drying area in the laundry.