Posted On: 2/8/2022

Zermatt Ski Resort - The WOW Factor!

Zermatt is voted as a ski resort, not only in Switzerland but also in Europe. Since winter is here and covid restrictions have been lifted after years, now is the best time to have a refreshing ski vacation. You can find numerous ski resorts across Europe, but Zermatt is one of the top tourist attractions. What makes it so unique? The whole resort is surrounded by the beautiful Matterhorn mountains covered with snow and a bright blue sky in the back, which paints the picture of heaven.

Zermatt is best known for its comfort, beauty, and fantastic atmosphere. The mountain resorts are warm and cozy. You can take a day off from skiing and enjoy the view from the window while sipping hot chocolate, and it will be worth it.

Still not sure about it? Don't worry, we all have been there once. A few years ago, I was having difficulty deciding which ski resort to choose. Seeing the love for Zermatt Ski resort, I decided to visit it, and here is everything I know that might help you.

Why choose Zermatt Ski resort?

Swiss Alps are packed with ski resorts, so why choose Zermatt? Here is why.

• Provides ultimate skiing experience

No matter what time of year it is, no matter what the weather conditions are, you will have the ultimate skiing experience. The glaciers are covered with snow all year long. You will not have to wait for the mountains to be covered with snow or have favorable conditions. Usually, ski resorts are open from the end of November till April, but thankfully, Zermatt ski resort is covered with thick snow all year long. There is no official opening or closing dates here. Anytime you feel like skiing, pack your bags and go there.

• Fancy a dinner in Itay? Ski there from Zermatt!

Even though Zermatt Matterhorn ski resort is located in Switzerland, you can still make it to Italy. It is linked by lift and piste to Cervinia in Italy. If you don't feel like staying in the same place for days, you can go to the nearest destination in Cervinia. It has 160km of slopes and has perfect snow conditions for skiing. The best thing about Cervinia is the sunny slopes and breathtaking beauty. The tracks are easy; even if you are a beginner, you will ski flawlessly.

• On-piste safety and excellent accommodation

Having suitable accommodation with a perfect view makes a huge difference. Even if the skiing is good, housing is not up to the mark; the whole experience is ruined. The resort is surrounded by 38 summits, with the famous Matterhorn being one of them. You can easily spot it on the skyline as it covers most of it.

The best part is the On-Piste safety. There are dedicated tracks for everyone. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced skier; there is something for everyone. You can enjoy the services as an individual, couple, family, or team.

Winter Sports in Zermatt

Zermatt is famous for skiing, but there are several other winter sports you can enjoy as well.

Here are some winter Sports you can enjoy in Zermatt.

• Sledding

• Ski touring

• Snowshoeing

• Curling

• Cross-country Skiing

• Winter Hiking

Is Zermatt the World's best ski resort?
Yes, Zermatt is said to be one of the best ski resorts in the world. Over 250 resorts were looked at by experts in 2019, and They selected Zermatt to be the best one.

Zermatt Ski resorts are situated right below the majestic Matterhorn. You will be able to enjoy the best skiing experience with a breathtaking view. No other resort offers the same experience. While staying in Zermatt, you will not be missing out on anything. Everything is available in one package, from excellent services to the best food.

You will find many ski resorts all across the world. Some of them have shit services while the others have wrong views. Zermatt is the only place that has it all.

Where to stay in Zermatt?

Zermatt is packed with a lot of different options. However, choosing the right one can be overwhelming when you visit it for the first time. Every hotel claims to provide the best services, but then how many of them fulfill their claim? To help you with this decision, we have gathered the best possible options for you during our years of experience.

If you have problems choosing the best resort or apartment for staying in, we from Zermatt holidays can help you sort. There is a wide range of chalets and apartments available, and you can choose from them according to your requirements.

There is an option available for everyone. If you have company, you can stay in a dedicated house just for you. All our properties are fully furnished, including Free WIFI, TV, Radio, and a furnished balcony with Matterhorn and other mountain views.

If you are on your honeymoon, you can get a special apartment with hot tub, so you can enjoy a luxurious experience here with your loved one.

Enjoy Zermatt without skiing

Yes! Skiing is fun, but there are other things you can do if you are not good at skiing. For example, if you have decided to live in Zermatt ski resort Switzerland for weeks, doing the same activity over and over can become a bit boring, right? The same thing happened to one of our guests who visited for 2 weeks. "After skiing for 3 days, I just got tired of it and tried and asked the team of Zermatt Holidays for new things. To my surprise, I had more fun doing the alternative activities then on the slopes."

Let us share the list with you to enjoy your holidays if you don't want to ski.

• Enjoy some spa time.

I was never a big spa fan, but since I didn't have much to do, I decided to give it a try. Oh My!! It was one of the best things I have ever experienced. The spa therapy provided at the resorts in Zermatt is one of the best ones in the world. The staff is super professional. Once you get a massage, you will not like to do anything else; Yes, it is relaxing.

• Go for snow tubing.

It is more fun than it looks. It doesn't require any special skills and gives you all the thrills you are looking for. The adrenaline rush is unmatched. You will spot most of the children doing it, but adults can hop in too.

• Snowshoeing

If you like to explore new things and places, snowshoeing is the best way. However, it is a lot of exercise, so make sure that you are strong enough to walk around in the snow all day. Some hotels offer snowshoeing tours.


If you look for further and more detailed ideas, check our article about Zermatt for non skiers.

Final Thoughts

Ski resorts are for everyone; whether you like skiing or not, there will be something fun for you to do. Zermatt ski resorts are famous for skiing and all the other activities as well. I loved my stay there, and ever since I came back, I have not been able to forget the fantastic experience. The ambiance is terrific; antique furniture and dim lights have a relaxing effect. Having a room surrounded by snow-covered mountains is heavenly. Even if you take a day off, sit by the bonfire in your room, and gaze at the sky full of stars, you will love it.

If you are looking for a sign, here it is! Go to Zermatt. Checkout our complete guide to Zermatt for further information.


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