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Beginner ski holidays

Thinking about your first ski or snowboard holiday? Ace, We can't wait to show you what it's all about. Get ready for exhilaration, lots of fun with your friends or family, and views that will blow your knee-length socks off.
If you don't know where to start, we have really helpful blogs in our Beginner Ski Guide, with everything from where to go, to what to pack.
If you'd like more personal advice, then give us a call. Our super-friendly team (who were all beginners once!) are on hand to guide you every step of the way.
Or, if you're ready to dive in and start searching for your first trip, just use the 'beginner' filter and we'll only show you beginner-friendly ski resorts.
Group of friends skiers and snowboarders posing for photo
Three kids are enjoying a hot drink and a biscuit on their ski holiday

Best ski resorts for beginners

When picking that perfect resort for your first ski trip you want gentle and crowd-free slopes, that means choosing a resort where the main network of runs are rated green or blue, especially the pistes back to the resort.
Avoriaz in France is a quite big resort, but it’s also a great option for beginners. There are excellent slopes right next to the resort. For something quieter, Arinsal in Andorra in the heart of the Pyrenees offers great value for money and lots of wide, gentle runs.
With free lifts on its beginner slopes and an excellent ski school, Flaine in France is another popular ski resort with beginners and easy to get around. For something a bit different, try Trysil Norway - it's a great place to learn the basics, with two thirds of its pistes rated either green or blue. And If you don't want to commit to a full week before you're sure you like skiing, try Seefeld Austria which is really easy to get to for a short trip.

FAQs about beginner ski holidays

Is the ski pass and hire included in the price?
Am I able to book lessons with Heidi (and how many lessons do you recommend?)
Are ski-in / ski-out accommodations worth booking?
Do I need to choose a resort that has a big ski area?
What do I need to wear for a ski holiday?
Can I hire ski clothing in the resort?
Are 'nursery slopes' free to use?
Will I ski / snowboard every day?
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Does it get cold on the mountain?
What is the best value way to try out skiing?
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Why book a beginner ski holiday with Heidi?

Go where you want, when you want, for as long as you want, from an unbeatable choice of resorts.
Super-clever tech saves you buckets of time by making it easy to find 'the one', from a mountain of options.
5 star service
Our stellar UK team are here 24/7 to make sure your holiday runs smoothly. Flight cancelled? Booking amendments? We'll sort it.
On the money
From budget to luxury, find an amazing ski holiday whatever your wallet, knowing our ATOL protection means your money is safe.