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Skiing for the First Time FAQs

Beginner Skiing: Frequently Asked Questions… If you’re a beginner and are going skiing for the first time then no doubt you’ll have a lot of questions for your ski instructor. Here are the most common questions, fully answered by Mark, an instructor at Sweet Snowsports. Which is easier, skiing or snowboarding? Skiing, everytime. It’s cooler, […]

The Best Courchevel Picnic Spots

The best Courchevel picnic spots In the Three Valleys we are lucky to have a huge selection of mountain restaurants, but on a sunny day, the best seat in the house is surely a picnic bench with a panorama of endless white peaks. Whilst you’re staying in a catered chalet, you may also feel that a huge […]

What to pack for a ski holiday

If you’re wondering what to pack for a ski trip as a beginner, here’s the Ski Magic packing checklist for your first skiing/snowboarding holiday: For skiing Outer layers need to be waterproof and breathable. If you’re coming skiing for the first time, it makes sense to try and borrow these things from a friend rather than […]

WORLD SNOW AWARDS: we’re nominated!

Ski Magic has been shortlisted for Best Chalet Company in the World Snow Awards 2017. We’d really appreciate it if you could spare a couple of moments to vote for us! Every vote counts as we’re up against some much larger chalet companies. You can also vote for the best Tour Operator and Best UK […]

Taking a baby skiing!

Tips on taking your baby on a ski holiday Taking a baby skiing? It seems very daunting, the prospect of adding a baby into the mix on one of your favourite activity holidays. But it can definitely be done! At Ski Magic we pride ourselves on our family friendly chalets so we’ve compiled some ideas […]

Paragliding in Courchevel

Discover paragliding in the Three Valleys… Take to the air in Courchevel If you’re a skier, no doubt the mind-blowing mountain views are one of the things that make your heart race when you look forward to your ski holiday… So just imagine seeing that never-ending vista from a bird’s eye perspective… That’s the view […]

Three-Generation Skiing

Would you go on a 3G holiday to the ski slopes? According to Travel Weekly, 38% of people in Britain have travelled abroad on a 3G holiday: a trip consisting of at least three generations of one family. Here at Ski Magic, we are seeing lots of interest in 3G holiday guests to our chalets and […]