Åre is Sweden’s most popular ski resort, beautifully positioned in a mountain valley by the shores of an alpine lake. But as well as winter sports, Åre is also popular with summer sports enthusiasts, with an annual bike festival and plenty of opportunities for paddling and running. The best places to stay in Åre tend to boast beautiful views and ski-in access.
Åre isn’t all about serious sports, it’s also a fun place to be - a bit like a city in miniature, with plenty of shopping, restaurants, bars, cafes and other entertainment within walking distance.
Åre’s skiers take the scenic cable car up to the top of the mountain and then choose from a range of pistes coming down, all the way to the village square. it’s not quite that simple though, the ski region does have around 30 modern ski lifts. There’s also a snow park and a special ski area of children and families.
As you'd imagine the best places to stay in Åre very busy during the peak winter and summer months, so do yourself a favour and book well in advance!
Luxury ski hotel, offering ski-to-door facilities, an award-winning spa, and five-star service. A range of rooms and suites available, including an exclusive villa which sleeps up to 16. Also on site is a bar, facilities for families and a swimming pool. The perfect place to enjoy the Åre ski area.
The Fjallgarden is the perfect year long retreat. Contemporary rooms full of Swedish charm give the hotel its warm and welcoming nature. Activity is in abundance with skiing from the door in the winter, and walks in the summer. The hotels vibrant restaurant and bar draws a lively crowd.