Ski holidays in Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein

These two resorts are famous spa towns, and are fast becoming popular destinations on the british ski market. the centre of Bad Gastein, which crosses over a large waterfall, has a very grand atmosphere, whilst Bad Hofgastein is more typical of an Austrian ski resort.

When you're not skiing there are many things to do including sampling the spa facilities, tea dancing or relaxing in a more informal bar after a hard day on the slopes. The extensive skiing covers 250km of piste split over four separate areas and is well suited to all levels of skiers. Beginners may find Bad Hofgastein more suitable and will enjoy the nursery slopes of Angertal and should soon progress onto the Schlossalm. The intermediates among you have the choice of the whole area to ski, all of which should keep you occupied throughout your stay. Advanced skiers should try the Graukogel run down to Bad Gastein or sample some of the runs on and off piste in Sport Gastein from Kreuzkogel to Heilstollen.


  • Leisure centre including indoor & outdoor thermal pools, sauna and massage (Bad Hofgastein) and thermal baths in Bad Gastein.
  • Ice Skating
  • Tobogganing
  • Bowling
  • Indoor Tennis and Squash
  • Horsedrawn sleighs
  • Casino


  • Aeroplanstadl
  • The Viking Corner
  • GATZ
  • Silver Bullet
  • Belini Bar
  • Leoni
  • Bergfex
  • Glocknerkeller


Beginners: 3
Intermediates: 4
Advanced: 4


Blue: 14
Red: 41
Black: 9


Village Height: (Bad Hofgastein) 870m
(Bad Gastein) 1100m
Direction of slopes: N,S,E,W
Artificial snow cannons: 214
Mountain restaurants: 30
Highest Lift: 2650m
Cross country tracks: 90km
Total Lifts: 52
Photo for lift pass: No
Total km of piste: 250km
Longest run: 7.8km (Hohe Scharte)


6 days ski hire: £87 £123 £159
6 days boot hire: £37    
6 days board hire: £87    
6 days board boot hire £37    
NB the prices above are approximate and will be confirmed at time of booking



Ski Tuition: £145 - 6 days x 4 hours.

Boarding Tuition: £127 - 3 days x 4 hours.

Further options and private tuition available on request.

NB the prices above are approximate and will be confirmed at time of booking


6 days area lift pass   
19 Dec-8 Jan, 23 Jan-02 Apr £178
9 - 22 Jan £172
5 Dec-18 Dec, 03 Apr-EOS £165

Salzburger Super Ski Card £192 All season

NB The ski pack prices are approximate and will be confirmed at time of booking

Accommodation for Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein

Grüner Baum - 4 Star | Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein - Austria

As you drive up to the Grüner Baum - a magical winter wonderland greets you. Originally a hunting lodge of the Arch Duke Johann, dating back to 1831, the famous 'Small Luxury Hotel Grüner Baum' (Green Tree) consists of 5 buildings, which make up the hotel village situated in 70 acres of stunning scenery. This is a wonderful family destination.

Grüner Baum

Grand Park - 5 Star | Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein - Austria

5 star relaxing luxury in the Grand Park Hotel!! - situated in the centre of the village and only a few minutes’ walk from the Schlossalm lift. The hotel presents itself with discreet luxury – tasteful, elegant and spacious. The cuisine has won numerous awards and treats you to an extraordinary selection of regional and international specialities.

Grand Park

Hotel Elisabeth Park - 4 Star | Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein - Austria

The ElisabethPark is a luxurious 4-star hotel, guaranteed to provide you with a most comfortable and relaxing stay. The Elisabeth Park has its own ski rental shop, so you can pick your skis up immediately and get yourself up on the mountain in no time.

Hotel Elisabeth Park

Hotel Rauscher - 3 Star | Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein - Austria

A small charming, family run hotel, which has been welcoming British guests, returning year after year. The hotel is made up of two buildings next door to each other, centrally located in the resort with the ski bus stop only 50m away. Meals are taken in the main building and are prepared by Manfred, the son of the house, whose regional specialities and vegetarian dishes are renowned in the area.

Hotel Rauscher

Salzburgerhof - 4 Star | Bad Gastein & Bad Hofgastein - Austria

An excellent hotel with good leisure facilities and friendly staff complemented by outstanding food and wine. It is situated close to the ski lifts, the thermal baths and the centre of town. Within the hotel, those looking for activities will find a great deal on offer in terms of entertainment. Children can enjoy the special kids programmes with specially trained staff, play room and much more. The impressive Health and Fitness area offers you the opportunity to take a swim in the indoor pool, have a sauna or just relax.